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Death of a Ghost
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man's path to redemption is one that sorts out true friends from fake ones. As Brian ponders his life and the one constant companion he has had through thick and thin, his friend's life hangs in the balance. Absolution and catharsis comes at a cost as Brian discovers.
The Precedent: A Near-Future Fantasy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
When his mother sues him for his wasted life, a homeless man becomes a national phenomenon.
A Matter of Faith
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You set the price! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Science and Religion have been at war with each other for centuries if not millenia. This short story examines this struggle through the eyes of John, a scientist. He discovers definitive proof of the evolution of life billions of years ago only to have all proof lost in a natural disaster. Or was it natural? Did God intervene? Did local people intervene? How can he rationalize his experience?
The Undergraduate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Carl Lawrence had achieved the most important thing in his life, to become an undergraduate at the most prestigious University in the world. Now he was here he found it was not how he had expected it to be. He was struggling to cope and before he knew it he was wrestling with the greatest question of all; Life or Death?
The Cellar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
Kingfisher Sunday
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Fifties era fiction. It's September 1951 and Thomas and Evie Mitchell are about to become parents for the second time. Evie's joy at the birth of her son is marred by the apparent indifference of her husband. Thomas is still mourning the loss of his beloved daughter Jane and feels he cannot bond with another child. Will he be able to overcome his reserve and give his son a place in his heart?
Sexual Secrets - The Sex Lives of Famous People
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
What if you could peep into an analyst’s exchanges with intriguing people such as Benjamin Franklin, King James, Lilith, Leonardo da Vinci, Brahms, Hemingway, Cleopatra and many others who made great impact on the world? The poet Keats so obviously needed sex therapy and was Napoleon truly a eunuch as Josephine declared?
Special Access
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 176,480. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Basking in the glory of killing Osama bin Laden, the President revealed that US Navy SEALs carried out the mission. His constant heralding of their heroism and capabilities damaged the SEAL's operational security, revealed tricks of their trade, and endangered them and their families.
Tweet of Faith
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Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Nothing would be the same after Pearl, a young nurse in Bangkok, saw the mystery comatose western tourist for the first time. Soon, Pearl finds herself on a mission to help identify the man. However, as his condition deteriorates Pearl races against time to save a man she’s never spoken to, yet could possibly be falling in love with.
The Vicar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Reverend Adam Rankin the new Vicar made his way through the suburban streets introducing himself to his latest congregation. However is he what he seems?
The Seed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Fountain Blue Publishing fountainbluepublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A father's love. A mother's guidance. A family faces tough times...together. Milton Roza Júnior tells a great story of wisdom and choices.
Hunger in Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Matthew Reynolds worked for years to become the perfect cop, and he's finally ready for his first night on the streets. He never went to the police academy. He knew he wouldn't qualify. He's not about to let a little thing like that stop him. He'll do anything to protect and serve. Anything at all. He has no other choice.
The Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Nervous but beautiful bride Kassia looked into Mikesh’s big brown eyes as she recited her vows. Was she doing the right thing? Was She?
The Gambler
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
James Wiggins, notorious gambler had nowhere else to turn. Nick the Flick was out for blood, his blood. Could his wife be his salvation?
Contact
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Fringilla Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Looking forward to a changing world, Véronique Biefnot and Francis Dannemark, two of Belgium’s leading authors, explore the question of what will be the heart’s deepest desire in days to come—and find that it will be the same desire the heart has always had: Contact.
Self Defense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Miriam's son tries to defend himself against schoolyard bullies, he's victimized a second time by a school system that punishes the victim as well as the bully. Miriam must overcome the trauma of her own past in order to help her son learn to be strong. For bullies exist in every walk of life, and she's tired of being a victim.
Candles for a Water Moccasin
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
A man who is fishing reflects on his life from the darkest corners of his mind.
The Price of Happiness: $10
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Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cora meets a carnival barker who promises to give her the secret to happiness for the low, low price of only ten dollars.
Chronicle 2014-2018
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Series: Chronicle Pentades, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 230,300. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A diary from the future,or a dead man’s work of fiction? In this first five year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a mysterious recording device, the beginnings of an expansive story are told. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was
Chronicle 2018
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Series: Chronicle, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this fifth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, a desperate gambit is played by a failing nation. In 2018, the source of the Mecca bomb is identified, but do the investigators have an ulterior motive?