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Aftermath
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
it is a short story about a student's mistake in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to deal with because of her action.
Aftermath
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a short story about student's realization in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to take on.
Atheist Afterlife
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Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.
Confessions of a Professional Psychopath
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Charlie Task has been labeled a psychopath by hypocrites who see themselves as "normal." A group of wealthy investors want to know what makes him tick. On film, he describes the abandonment, disillusionment, and betrayals that created him, a professional freelance hitman. This is a fast-paced, heart-racing reading experience combined with an exploration of a skewed human mind.
Flayed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3500 words. Donte is a veteran and a colonist on a struggling new world under a hot young flare star. For most of the colonists, the struggle is in coaxing crops out of the alien soil and avoiding the radiation of the flares. But for Donte, he must also deal with the lingering trauma of war -- and a body that feels skinned alive without the armor he once wore in the army.
Chronicle 2023
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Series: Chronicle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A humourous suggestion, leads to a gruesome discovery. In this tenth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker investigates the patterns of a serial killer. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
In A Sorry State
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Fast and furious fun in the topsy turvy world of development experts and international high flyers. In a Sorry State follows novice aid worker Faith Cullimore as she blazes a determined trail through the impoverished villages of northern Uganda. She’s only there to help, or so she keeps saying.
Micheal
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You set the price! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story told by David. Locked within his own body, he sees, hears and feels everything, especially pain. Utterly alone, he is assumed to be brain damaged beyond hope. That is until Michael comes- a very different kind of nurse.
Eyes of the Virgin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The eyes of the Virgin Mother gaze out of the piece of stained glass, their expression wise and protective. From time to time, the Virgin "blinks," and words appear in the glass-cryptic prophecies which the Vatican decodes and discloses, carefully. There are those outside the Church who believe that Mary's words will lead them to untold wealth and earthly power.
Mortlake and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Speculative and Science Fiction stories on subjects including Artificial Intelligence, Nanotechnology, Augmented Reality, Memetics, Surveillance, Paranoia and Higher Dimensions. 'We are all stories that we tell ourselves, but what if there's no-one there to hear?' All nine short stories have ideas that linger in the mind. You are in the tenth.
Up Gander Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
William and Florence Prater start their lives together with his having all the privileges and control in the marriage. He rarely interacts with any of his seven children, but commands they go by his beliefs and rules. When he becomes an itinerant preacher, there is wide opportunity to be involved with captivated women. His need for lofty adoration is a permanent trait.
Fábulas de nuestro tiempo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Dramatilda, Plácido y Rabión, Arac. Una cobra, dos cachalotes y una pequeña araña son los protagonistas de tres relatos breves formados a la manera de las fábulas tradicionales en las que los animales nos ayudaban a comprender y aprender aspectos importantes para la vida. Historias sencillas que tocarán tu espíritu y tu corazón.
Service Before Self
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Toby Grant has landed his dream job as a service tech for Handy Dandy Services. Things don’t go well from day one, when he's teamed up with Ryan Burnell, a twenty year veteran of the company. Toby quickly learns the hardships of being Ryan’s partner, and finds himself in one uncomfortable situation after another. Toby learns the true meaning of the company’s motto—“Service Before Self.”
Sin, Confession, Forgiveness, and Redemption: A Collection of Short Fiction About Failure and Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Sulis Publications. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
In this mix of historical fiction, science fiction, literary fiction, and contemporary fiction, McFaddyn explores the use of fiction in spiritual growth. These short stories are collected into four themes: sin, confession, forgiveness, and redemption. They will make you laugh, frown, and perhaps a little uncomfortable.
The Odd Task
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer, Charlie Task is the unnamed protagonist. He's taking care of business, doing what he can, using his special skills to remove blights from the world.
Blood In The Stool
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Rachel Tan is a young and soon to be successful administrative assistant. Mary Lee is sixty and moving on with one foot in the grave and the other in the oven. The only thing that ties them together is a single word. Cancer. As they battle life and the diagnosis, the two women experience uncertainty, anger, sadness and pain. How do they combat the vagaries of Life and handle their loved ones?
Detour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Caution! Detour ahead: This collection of short stories emphasizes how life's detours can significantly alter the course of a person's life. Some detours may lead to positive outcomes, while others can take a person down a destructive path. The reader will find a variety of characters who face decisions in their relationships, values, and career choices and outcome of their choices.
No Credit in Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
John Ballard is dead. That's bad enough, but what's worse is that he neglected to bring any of his possessions with him into the afterlife. It turns out the Egyptians were right and you need to take your stuff with you. John is forced to live like a bum in Heaven until he discovers a way he might be able to return to Earth to get the things that he needs to live an afterlife of comfort.
Hear Me.
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Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
Walking Where the Dead Ships Dwell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Growing up had been hard, he would admit. But times such as these sometimes had to be experienced in order to mature and grow. You never really become an adult until you have experienced pain, loss and grief; the likes of which, echoed through his mind one after the other on a repetitive, perpetual merry-go-round. The first one went in a crash. The second in a whisper. The third with a bang.