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Witness Protection for the Grieving
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,940. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Justin Brown dies suddenly, leaving his unconventional family to navigate through changing circumstances. This new adult novel jumps in time and place through three generations, examining each character’s daily life, personal struggles and new relationships.
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
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Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
Chain Reaction
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Series: The Agency, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Majestik Multimedia. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Erik Hart suppresses important information, and suffers debilitating headaches and nightmares as a result. He sleepwalks through life trying to live out an average existence. When dangerous people threaten his life, Erik must recall what he has worked so hard at putting out of his mind, no matter how nefarious the truth seems...
The Summer Pier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A pier is, in itself, a world where landlocked realities and ghostly possibilities tremble through one another. Inside of this atmosphere, the characters of seven short stories probe out what the late author John Updike refers to as the ”infinitely fine” delicacy and complexity of all that exists in our cosmos.
Кусочек лета
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,640. Language: Russian. Published: January 1, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Два человека, мужчина и женщина, встречаются спустя несколько лет после разрыва отношений. Они проводят вместе несколько дней и между ними происходят диалоги, в которых они высказывают свои суждения, мысли и наблюдения на различные темы. Книга психологического жанра в повествовательной форме. Действие происходит в наше время.
A Cowboy Like Me - Short Stories, Volume II
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
World History is based on local life. Set in Nevada, Thomas (Eddie) Shaw's collection of short stories is a memoir of sorts. In a semi-fictional account of childhood, discovery, and death, old timers may recognize the place they moved to - or escaped from. Only the names of the guilty have been changed.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
In The Stars Part I: Capricorn–Gemini
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 173,390. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fate, karma, written in the stars, or just bizarre quirks of coincidence? Set over the first six months of a year of The Circle, In The Stars Part I explores the day-to-day lives of nine friends from high school who are now it their late thirties, following them through celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions. Book Four in the Hiding Behind The Couch Series.
Spermjackers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(Short Story) Reproductive rights? A concept to cherish, but when a devastating plague sterilizes all but a handful of the men in the solar system, such noble sentiments fly out the airlock. True, the resulting chaos brings untold opportunities, but for Mr. Aiken, a fertile junior officer aboard the freighter Wedding Vows, the choices boil down to slavery or, well, another kind of slavery.
The one who stood against Shiva and other stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
What did Bhisma had to say about Krishna before the Mahabharata war? Why did Shiva get defeated by hands of a child? Do you know what the snake mother had to teach before the Gods were born? Read these and three more classic moments from Indian mythology and one special bonus story about Hanuman from Thai Ramayana in my upcoming story digest.
Gravity Well
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short science fiction story, doing the right thing is harder than doing things right.
The Random Drabblings of a Madman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories contained in this volume are a collection of 100 word shorts known as 'drabbles'. The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space. Exploring various topics, this book endeavors to show its reader how much can be said in a very few words. Consider this a dare to read just one.
A Surgeon With Big Ears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
Descending Gods
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Errol Stein confronts life's mysteries in four stories describing the transformation of a phantom being leaping blindly from one life form to another, the rescue of a ferocious beast from a swimming pool in a blinding Sonoran desert monsoon, a demand for the sacrifice of his only son by an ancient Mayan god and a blues inspired enlightenment of what happens and where we go when we die.
Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future" is a two-story bundle of approximately 6,600 words – two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned . . . be prepared . . . and watch.
Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
"Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal" is a two-story bundle of approximately 9,600 words. In it you'll see that things aren't always as they seem – that there's a lot more to some humdrum, everyday lives than the people living them ever dared to imagine. And the implications are, well, sometimes frightening . . .
Sudden Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
Lifeform Three
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Price: $9.03 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paftoo is a ‘bod’; made to serve. He is a groundsman in the last remaining countryside estate, once known as Harkaway Hall and now a theme park. Paftoo holds scattered memories of the old days but they are regularly deleted to keep him productive. When he starts to have dreams of the Lost Lands' past, Paftoo is propelled into a nocturnal battle to reclaim his memories and his soul
O Homem Pós-Histórico
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
O mundo, tal qual conhecemos, não mais existe. Há apenas um homem diante de uma assombrosa descoberta, enveredando-se na intrigante busca pelo conhecimento. Um sujeito solitário, desenraigado e oprimido por sua condição humana: este é o Homem Pós-Histórico.
The Christmas Clock, or: Time's River of Dust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ray Bradbury sent John T. Cullen a personal note in 2008, thanking him for writing a dark holiday fantasy worthy of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, or of Ray Bradbury's macabre yet heartwarming tales. Arthur Latchloose, a miserable, wealthy old banker, has everything--but has nobody. A modern genie with a cell phone, and a wondrous clock made for the Sun King, turn his world upside down.