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Premise of Murder
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Series: A Jake Hawthorne Murder Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When an old mobster is arrested in the sleepy town of Weeping Valley, NY, for a murder that took place twelve years ago, eager reporter Jake Hawthorne decides to investigate. After a bit of snooping, he discovers that all is not as it seems. In order to save his job and his life, Jake must uncover the truth to either exonerate or incriminate a dangerous man who might just get away with murder.
Park Bench Mojo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
One late winter afternoon Penny Crawford sat down on a park bench....and her life was never again the same. This is the remarkable story of the profound transformation of Penny's life and the secret of what happened on that park bench.
Five Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This book is a selection of stories relating to the conflicts and consortings of couples. Some are feasible, some conceivable, all are imaginable. This is fiction for adults that can comfortably be given to nephews and aunts and other readers of 'what if'?.
Saint Addiction
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Procter's a junkie. He lives near Brown Hill with the raccoons and his drug paraphernalia, which he keeps on a silver platter under the sofa. He didn't have a woman until he met her. She has clean, shiny hair. She's going to be his woman. They're going to be a family. He's not going to be a deadbeat any more.
Unsuspected
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The city of San Antonio, it's the second most populated metropolis in Texas, ranked as the seventh in the whole United States. With its outstanding record in criminal law, fire fighting, and search and rescue, you'd think the city was ready for everything. However one stormy night the unpreparedness of an entire city, as the majority of it sleeps unsuspecting, may send hundreds to their graves.
Maggie Rising: Adventures of a Part-Time Psychic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Meet Maggie, a 17-year-old senior who works part-time as a psychic reader, but just for fun. There’s no true psychic ability, is there? When Maggie befriends a ghost and is arrested for her new friend’s murder, the two girls—one dead and the other in jail—have to solve an ugly crime and persuade the police to believe them. And Maggie thought calculus would be tough!
Reunion at University Avenue
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Series: Mike Adams, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sixteen years after he left college, Mike Adams wrote a best-selling satire that is now set to become a movie. Not everyone liked what he wrote. As people get hurt and eerie messages are left behind, Mike finds himself targeted. Now, he must ask: What did he write that enraged this attacker? Who in his past would do this? And is any of this related to a secretive group known only as The Circle?
Père dû
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: French. Published: August 18, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A douze ans… et demi, Christophe pourrait être un enfant insouciant et heureux s'il n'était miné par une douloureuse interrogation à multiples tiroirs. Qui est son père ? Où vit-il ? Que lui reproche-t-on ?
Life with HIM (A Companion Novelette to The Rennillia Series)
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Series: Rennillia. Price: Free! Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life with HIM covers the six year gap between The Prequel and Rennillia (book I) left out of The Series. Following the death of her parents in 'A Look Back', Ren cannot cope with her heartbreaking loss. Fueled by regret and the overwhelming need to hide from what has happened, she winds up on Henley's door step.
The Leaving of Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,770. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Adrift and rebellious, Vikram is not your model Indian-American teenager. But a disastrously drunken weekend becomes a one-way ticket back to the homeland for Vikram after his outraged parents decide to pack up the family and return to India. So begins a profound journey of culture shock and self-discovery as Vikram learns to value who he is, make important new friends and chart his own destiny.
Sports of the Cockatoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Two monks... One east... Half a game of baseball. This is Sports of the Cockatoo. Explore the Plain of Horizons. Find solace in the Forest Graveyard. Gather your wits at the Glowing Pine Grove. Caress the bark of the dragon tree. Find yourself inside a quiet whale. This is Sports of the Cockatoo.
Screwtape Lost and Found – A Buoy’s Life in Turbulent Waters
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Series: Screwtape Lost and Found, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This fictional essay is part of a series inspired by C S Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters. Each satirical essay seeks to respond to the satirical concepts laid down by Lewis, and to twist them around a little. Lewis was once an atheist and died a Christian. This author was born into Christianity and lives as an atheist.
The Way of Ghee
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Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
One man’s spiritual quest leads him to a mysterious guru high up in the Himalayas, a man who is rumoured to be able to show the way to Enlightenment - but only to those who are ready to embrace it. A short story.
Roller Coaster Ride
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Roller Coaster Ride is a short story, first person prose. Although it is a short story, it is Imagist Poetry in style. Like life, this ride is a psychological journey, so if you feel ready, strap in and enjoy the ups & downs!
The Man Who Sat in a Chair By The Sea
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Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An old man ponders the universe and man's place in it. He watches as a huge wave buries all of the evils of mankind in the sea and the earth becomes pure again.
The Man Who Lived in The Trestle Bridge
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Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Where a man who feels lost ponders and works to find himself in the life he is living.
My Friend, The Messiah
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 160,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
I met John on a deserted beach. He was confused, disoriented, dirty, and had lost his memory. When we made eye contact, the skin on my arms and chest froze and a lump of fear suddenly developed in my throat. Our fingers touched and I experienced a sudden wave of peace, like a golden sunset. I knew my life was to be irrevocably changed.
The Weaver Bird
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
This is a short magical realism story about how a lion attempted to save a weaver bird from danger. The story shows the value of living things and what is right, even if it seems like the goal was not reached.
Beginnings (Hiding Behind The Couch Short Story)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Journey back to childhood, where the buds of friendship blossom; take a peek into the lives of the primary school children who would become...The Circle.
The Harder They Fall (Hiding Behind The Couch Book Three)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 147,430. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A fatal plane crash in Kathmandu, a fateful high school reunion, the wedding of the year and a honeymoon that eight best friends will never forget... Book Three in the Hiding Behind The Couch series.