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Toxic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Compelling and authentic, Toxic is a tense and fast paced crime thriller inspired by the Bhopal disaster.
The Last Class
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Without conventional parental figures in each of their lives, four children face the many hardships of living in a small desert town. A chubby red-headed boy, Neil, doesn't have any friends and his family is even worse. His love interest, Sally, is engaged in a lifestyle that features sex and drugs.
Birds In Words - Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
These four short stories take their inspiration from birds. Three are quintessential Australian birds – the dainty Collared Dove, the raucous Spangled Drongo, and the extraordinary Straw Necked Ibis. The fourth story takes place in Scotland, and features the king of British birds, the Golden Eagle. The stories have an element of fantasy about them, or the supernatural.
In The Abode of Angels
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 151,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Joshua's fiancée sacrificed herself to save a world, he thought that was the end of her. Instead, she brought him the secret of immortality. Can he free mankind of the fear of death before those who profit by that fear find a way to silence him?
Make Much of Time: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Intent on the stars, an astronomy professor realizes too late that he sacrificed a precious love for a dream he could never achieve. His loss awakens the young professor he mentors. She might choose life.
Exit Point
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Mimi's world revolves around partying with her friends, which never left space for angels, demons, or gods. One night, a pool party turns deadly, and Mimi's life hangs in the balance as she finds herself on a surreal out-of-body mission with a dead girl. They must correct a mistake which could end the human race. She's willing to go to Hell and back to set things right – but will that be enough?
Un biglietto di sola andata
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
Watching the World Fall
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Days before college football's National Title game, Ben Gerrard, a divorced architect and father (of the star quarterback) orchestrates the kidnapping of legendary linebacker/opponent MacReynolds Galtier. In this roiling page turner, Gerrard must navigate a minefield of deception, truth, unexpected love, dashed hopes and hidden dangers. Who is he? Who is Galtier? The clock is ticking.
A mistake of youth
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Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Futura is pregnant for the second time, and to Patrick it seems that their world is perfect, but news from the past might upset everything. Patrick is indeed contacted by one ex girlfriend, Arlene, who confesses having an almost-teenage daughter who might be his. He has no courage to disclose this to his wife. But there are also other news heralding pain. Futura and Patrick have been for years...
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto
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Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
Buonanotte Madame
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Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Buonanotte, madame è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
La città verticale
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sullo sfondo di una città del Mezzogiorno segnata dal degrado e dalla violenza, in un quartiere dominato dalle bande criminali, nel quale l’onnipresente potere malavitoso si è incarnato nella figura di un boss crudele e spietato e dove ognuno lotta ferocemente per conquistare il suo posto al sole fuggendo dai bassifondi della vita, dall’ombra dell’anonimato e della sconfitta, un prete...
Over here
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An eloquently written novel tracing the social transformations of a century where possibilities were opened up by two world wars that saw millions of men move around the world to fight, and mass migration to the new worlds of Canada and Australia by tens of thousands of people looking for a better life.
The Art of Secrets
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Series: The PastFinders. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life is tough. People hurt other people. They either abuse, manipulate or isolate them. Emma is young and already hates the world. Charlotte is old; she’s always hated the world. They both hide behind a façade. They both need redemption. Will they find it by sharing their pain?
Justifiable Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story about one woman's abduction and her desperate struggle to keep herself alive at all costs. It contains disturbing adult themes, strong language, and explicit violence. Reader discretion is advised.
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
Minerva's Owl
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You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…