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Amber Bridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Land For Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The oldest war story of all, revisited from a radically different perspective: One that assumes nothing about the attributes or characters of the combatants. In any war, it’s not the propaganda that matters but the outcome of the final battle. Don’t be alarmed. It's just a fantasy. No statement of belief about...well, anything...is expressed or implied.
Moonridge Memories Collection
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 294,360. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Follow the lives of Theresa & her best friends as they reminisce about growing up together in the small town of Moonridge and how their friendship got them through their tough childhoods. The strength of their bond is tested when their childhood bullies return to torment them as adults. The saga spans over 40 years of their lives including painful childhood memories, rocky marriages, & parenthood.
Remains to be Seen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
Wheels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories are written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
Ben Jackson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
Extractos El Barco de Cristal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Este son los extractos del libro. El Barco de Cristal inserta al lector en un fascinante relato lleno de emoción y drama, siendo el carácter moral un elemento que destaca.
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
Reeva’s Trial of the Love of Oscar Pistorius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Medically speaking, probably one of the most intense psycho-analyses of victim and perpetrator imaginable; done so with the specific intention of clarifying the reflection of ordinary minds in them, that have no idea how gravely ill normality can actually be; against the backdrop of astounding new biokinetic evidence (“gripping; best-seller...is bound to lead to a different conclusion”)-Magistrate
Internet Party
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Price: $6.78 USD. Words: 108,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Everything changes overnight when Josh meets Maggie, a dynamic, ambitious and beautiful PR consultant who challenges him to join her in a quest that will transform him forever. As Josh’s political ambitions go from strength to strength, his family life is under threat in ways he could never have imagined.
The Mountain that Slept Around and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when the citizens of a small Western town awaken to find a mountain next to them that wasn't there the night before - and what happens when it leaves again?
Not Sugarcoated - Inside The Head Of A Teen Diabetic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
I felt guilty for almost everything. The guilt was layered like an onion, from involuntary agreements to the never-enough shortcomings. They were all smelly and brought tears to my eyes. As I cut through the layers of the pungent onion of beliefs, I realized that most of the time, we do not even know what we believe until it is cut open and challenged.
Chasing Rohan
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Series: Becoming Natalie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Natalie has a college degree, an awesome job, and a rich boyfriend… so why does she suck at life? One summer will change everything. She just has to survive moving back in with her dad. New Adult. Drama. Novella.
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
c3
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texan teenager discovers a frightening world in which young girls are sold when she studies abroad in Darjeeling. As she learns of an underworld she never dreamed existed, an ancient group called c3 offers to train her to use her innate skills for out of body travel to save her friends. She accepts their challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.
Nights and Colours
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nights and Colours is a collection of nine, thrilling short stories, which explores the age-long, face-off between good and evil. It covers the following themes: love, sex, betrayal, satanic ritual and murder.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Who Owns All The Oranges?
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Series: Who Owns All The Oranges?, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in 2030, a journalist tries to explain to his 17-year-old daughter how Britain has ended up being ruled by politicians reluctant to give up their self-anointed positions of power. The media is controlled, opponents disappear and private security firms carry out the brutal needs of the government while the majority of the population struggle to survive.
The Leaping Angels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
How would you stop a group of teenagers from leaping from a hotel balcony to another? That's Lizzie and Danny's next mission – the group test. With graduate, Alex, they use their persuasion skills, memories and concentration on getting to the hotel where the teenagers are. Only they find that their enemy, the Dark Angel, has got there first. For during their memory challenge, it starts to go wrong