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Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
Revenge School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Pay stared at a bruise closing the eye of the man across the table. He’s so timid. “Revenge School clients must be seriously violated. We don’t do little stuff. We aren’t free. Your cost is 10k.” “$10,000,” Richard blinked. “If we succeed we repay you out of funds we take from your enemy.” “So, it costs me nothing?” “Revenge won’t cost you a dime. It won’t make you a dime. It’ll make you a man."
Are You Alright Mister Lawrence?
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
"It is like she stood out from the darkness." Mister Lawrence said. He is permanently blind so what does that mean and how could this affect his day to day life? Would you like to find out? Well see what is wrong with Mister Lawrence. Is he losing his mind or is his mind trying to show him something?
The Goldberg Variations
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Our lives could go in many possible directions. What if we had taken that turn? Or this other fork in the road; said that one thing; or learned to hold our tongue and so not have to wish we could un-say it. Meet Anna and Ruth Goldberg, again and again, through many of the possible relationships between these women, mother and daughter. The Goldberg Variations.
Fishing in Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Peter escaped Hell and started on a better path. Now he's back in search of others who might finally be ready to leave. But Hell has a way of coming back to haunt you. When he gets separated from his guide, will Peter have what it takes to survive?
Multiple Personality Disorder a Poem in Dialogue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,480. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Multiple Personality Disorder is a dialogic poem told entirely in free verse about a personality which has fragmented as a result of duress. The original self, Bear, a Caveman on a hill, a dog, Biss, the friend, and the loneliness personified, Bjorn. Lastly, the Figure is an enigmatic force, and its surreptitious manipulation is what drives this narrative of self-exploration.
Live and Let Learn
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jason Dawds was a good husband, father and overall man. But does any of this matter if you are killed? This book explores possibilities and ideas.
The Skinwalker's Tale
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Series: The Paranormal Investigator, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Brett Taylor has kept a dark secret his entire life—the fact that he is a shape-shifter. Now, his strange ability has reached a climax. The shifting from man to animal has become unstoppable, and a near tragedy unfolds as the shape of a wolf consumes Brett beneath the moonlight. The team must intervene to help him.
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...