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The Archimedes Signal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,570. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the October 26, 1979 assassination of South Korea's President Park Chung Hee, the conspirators use the firepower from stolen M-16's. Korean CIA Head Lieutenant General Kim Jae Kyu, who guns down Park, has planned the assassination since before the 1972 yushin constitution made Park dictator for life.
War in a Golf Cart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
Darkness And Light Volume Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
This brand new collection of short stories is called ‘Darkness and Light' for a reason, Lino Sterlini will plunge you into the darkest depths of humanity, exploring dastardly deeds and criminal minds. But fear not, against all the darkness there is light! Amongst the heart-racing tales there are heart-warming ones of love and friendship.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
Still On Herring Cove Road: Hickory, Dickory, Death
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The 2nd vol. of the Herring Cove Road saga. ** "More than just another mystery. This one grabs you by the heart" -Review by Under the Shade Tree Blog. Ten-year old Dewey is moving, and he couldn't be more excited. His mother, and his retired next door neighbour and best buddy, Avriel, don't share his excitement of moving to a lower-class neighbourhood where two murders have recently occurred.
Final Hearing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What would you do if the older brother that you looked up to was set up, indicted, and convicted for a crime he didn't commit? In a fit of anger, you too became a convicted felon. Together they are the defendants in two legal dramas that were dubbed "The Bribe & Burn Trials".
Kate's Gifts
Price: Free! Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A provocative thriller about a woman's battle against a deadly enemy- herself. A suburban "soccer mom" fighting addiction. A soldier, scarred by the horror of war. Two very different lives, brought together by an act of betrayal, and then torn apart by a deadly secret. Soon all that stands between the American dream and a nuclear nightmare are a woman's gifts.
The Auction
Series: Song of the River. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,310. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Dumped at the altar and left without a home, Rosie Xalbadora takes a job as a governess at the edge of the Australian outback. There she meets Pippa Bristow, a sensitive child who copes with her parent's bitter divorce by escaping into a magical world of fairy queens and unicorns, and her enigmatic father, Adam, a man willing to endure whatever he must to keep his daughter safe from his ex-wife.
Barnabas Tales
Price: Free! Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
The Genesis Voyager 2
Series: The Genesis Voyager. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending voyagers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle!
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Unfortunate Roommates
Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Preserve and Protect
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election. As suspicions are cast upon the circumstances of the place crash, the incumbent party quickly convenes to nominate a candidate in a storm of domestic and international chaos.
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
Trentatré Giri
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Cesenatico. Riviera Romagnola. Settembre 2001. Tata e Hi-Fi sono i proprietari del VinylStuff, un negozietto che vende esclusivamente vinili e che cerca di sopravvivere all’onda d’urto prodotta dalla rivoluzione digitale della musica. La verità è che il VinylStuff non è solamente un negozio, è molto di più. All'interno ci puoi trovare tizi come Platone, di cui si dice che in passato abbia...
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
Killzone: Book 1 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
LUCAS SIMMONS and TRE PAXTON are recruited to be part of a top secret military project: robotic soldiers called SHADOWs.