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Nine Lives of Adam Blake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Adam Blake knows what fate awaits him after death. He has died before, and will die again, and always it's the same. For Adam, there is no heaven, hell, reincarnation, or cold, final sleep. When he dies, his life flashes before his eyes—nothing skipped or overlooked—until it stops at age 12, one week after he had mysteriously disappeared in the woods behind his childhood house. Then, he wakes up.
Anonymous
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Lost in a sea of trouble from my crippling vice, I sought guidance and help from an unlikely source, Anonymous.
A Modern Woman :Redwoods Trilogy Book Three: A Romantic Novel
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Series: Redwoods, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Joy Barron wants it wants it all – love, marriage and success, and she wants it Now. She’s not about to let anything stand in the way of what she wants. Not even the risk of scandal. In this final book in the trilogy we continue the story of the Barrons and the Cavanaghs and the struggle to establish the Redwoods Thoroughbred Stud-and Joy’s search for romance.
The Smile Ambassadors
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a runaway turtle become a Smile Ambassador to the world? Why do humans experience a felicific beatitude upon seeing this unique creature. What is it about a little girl and her pet turtle that has stadium sized crowds flocking to see them? Based upon the extrospections of Zack and Mack, a real, live, two-headed turtle currently living in the Northern Hemisphere.
Young King Arthur Dawn of the Light Episode Three, A World of Darkness and Light
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Series: Young King Arthur, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Arthur has made a transition in his skills in handling people. In this episode Arthur is faced with the devious Morgana again as well as Uther Pendragon. He must come up with the most perfect wedding gown possible for Morgana or forfeit his life.
Being Prince Charming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
~A 1Night Stand Military Romance~ "You’re no Prince Charming." Gunny has given up everything, including the Marine Corps, for a second chance with the woman he loves. Madam Eve has given him one night to prove to his ex-wife Lissa he’s all she ever wanted. Fail, and she’ll marry another man in the morning. For this Marine—failure is not an option.
Το φάντασμα της ελληνικής κατάρρευσης
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,910. Language: Greek. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Τρία φαντάσματα επισκέπτονται, παραμονή πρωτοχρονιάς, τον μελλοντικό Έλληνα πρωθυπουργό Αλέξανδρο και τον ταξιδεύουν μέσα στο χωροχρόνο. Έκπληκτος ο Αλέξανδρος θα συναντήσει απρόσμενες αλήθειες που ούτε καν είχε φανταστεί. Η ματαιοδοξία και η φιλοδοξία είναι άφθονες,ο χρόνος όμως που του απομένει ελάχιστος και το διακύβευμα τεράστιο. Άραγε ο ήρωας μας θα καταφέρει να σώσει την παρτίδα;
Vermont Recovered
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Tolly Mansfield drops out of college to join the love of his life who he has met exactly once! Starting at a folk music commune in Vermont in 1971, and winding through the years this story explores what the the job of parent means.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 3: Pisces
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Pisces is Episode 3 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the third of six eventful months. Sean's all primed for a murder mystery, but are his intentions all they seem? A chance meeting in a milk bar sparks a brand new friendship; Josh finally comes of age and is eager to explore his newfound identity.
Mark Coffin, U.S.S.
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
From Allen Drury, the master of spellbinding political fiction, author of Advise and Consent. Mark Coffin, U.S.S. is a magnificent novel of Washington politics—an insider’s view of power at the top, shown through the eyes of vivid, fascinating, and humanly likable characters. The epic story of a Senator’s rise and fall. Neither Mark nor his wife were prepared for what Washington had in store.
Decision
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A gripping novel about the deterioration of the criminal justice system and the mysterious, powerful body at its core—the Supreme Court of the United States. From Allen Drury, the master of spellbinding political fiction, author of Advise and Consent
Advise and Consent
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 302,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, a seminal work of political fiction—as relevant today as when it was first published. A sweeping tale of corruption and ambition cut across the landscape of Washington, DC.
A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
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Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.
The Furrowed Brow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
London, 1705. In an isolated country home, Anthony, an eccentric bachelor obsessed with studying human behavior, embarks on an unorthodox experiment: switching places with his butler, Philip. What begins as an innocent, amusing analysis soon turns into a perilous ordeal, leaving Anthony with a life-altering choice to make.
Thief's Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Story about a thief who doesn't hesitate to kill people if he has to, and how a mere sight of vultures drive him toward his own death!
The Zantem's Box - Sample
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Series: The Small Boy, Zantem's Box Sample. Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
If you found a mysterious box which can seemingly bend time and space would you use it as a way to stop the war or as the ultimate weapon of mass destruction? Right and Wrong is a grey area at war time, who would you trust?
Who is Amen: African Warrior?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An analysis of the makeup of Amen; the rider on the pale horse – See AFRICAN WARRIOR published on Smashwords by Roger Russell.
Luminous Skies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stella has lived all her life in loneliness, neglected by her parents since childhood. She thinks her family has long since fallen apart, but perhaps that isn't the case.
User Pays
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
Conquerors
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Honoria Brewster is the last descendant of an old, Anglo-Irish family and the family estate is now a golf course. Only one thing might change her fortunes – locating the famous Ballyshee Dowry. But how on earth is she ever going to do that?