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30 Days In Aviario: Vigil & Ritual
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
While on patrol one winter evening, Sam Weldyn pulls over to investigate a suspicious sighting. What he finds is not quite what he expected. A short story from the forthcoming "30 Days of Aviario" collection, meant as a prologue of sorts to my second novel, "In The Cards", due out September 18th, 2016.
Trouble's Turn: A Mystical Animal Allies Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The rest of the pack call her Trouble, but how can this teenage White Wolf become an Ally of the People if she doesn't stick her nose in their business? She risks everything to be true to herself, but what will it cost her? Find out in this mystical short story inspired by Native American spirituality. First published for Devin O'Branagan's launch of her paranormal YA novel Glory.
The Innocent
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,190. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A fictional account of child slavery and human trafficking based on true events.
His Joy: The life of Nell as Makoti
Price: $9.30 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
His Joy: The life of Nell as Makoti is about the life of a Basotho makoti. Life as makoti is not easy and Nell finds out exactly how tough it can be. The remoteness of the village from civilization is the main catalyst that exacerbates the difficulty that this white woman encounters in trying to impress her in-laws. Tears are shed and love is tested.
Whish Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Mobsters, angels, a bar and a busy sidewalk. What could go wrong?
The Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Exile tells the story of Thomas, a man from rural Ireland who is living in New York. Thomas has fallen under the shadow of drug addiction for nine months and the book skilfully describes Thomas's journey from rock bottom to ultimate happiness. The Exile explores the themes of drug addiction, love, loss and ultimately one man's ability to find the power within himself to change his life around.
Murder at the job!
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aggression breeds Aggression. So when Samuel simply don't fit in at the company, the bullying starts. But Samuel has a form of revenge that nobody could even begin to imagine. Till one day, it simply goes just a little too far.
Dreaming All Things Great
Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A collection of odder short stories which tie emotions to places, blurs the conventions of commas and full stops and allows the reader to pick his own rhythm.
Fortunate Monsters: Illustrated Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rosyln and Jacob Kent, members of Hollywood's jet set, have every luxury money can buy, except the ability to conceive a baby on their own. So they've turned to the elite Kakoa Fertility clinic, and the mysterious Doctor Moore, who has promised to give them a perfect child. It's shocking how fast dreams can become nightmares...
The Golden Boy Returns
Series: The New Pioneers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every game has its rules...and everyone who plays has to admit they want to win
Scribbler Tales Volume Four
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scribbler Tales Volume Four includes: Abducted, Cunning, Enamored, Reckless, Safeguard.
223 Bonny Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016 by Silk Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Set in the south east of Nigeria, 223 Bonny Street is a story about surviving loss, finding your identity and making connections.
Alice in Sinland: A Story of Murder, Greed... Violence, Adultery and Treasure (Part 1)
Price: Free! Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
He asked me what I wanted. One wish, spoken aloud, and whatever I longed for would be mine. Alice in Sinland is a modern twist on the classical legend of Faust or The Devil and Daniel Webster. It contains scenes of murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, violence, adultery, and treasure. Ask yourself before you read: Am I afraid to face my sins?
The Secret Patient
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fair Folio. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Journalist Elizabeth Edmonds is desperate to break a big story. A boring assignment turns into the story of her life at the prestigious Royal Monterey Hospital. There Nathan Stenson knows he’s not just another patient. After three months of treatment with his health fading and without an explanation from the doctors he fears he’ll be there forever.
Darkness and Light Volume Three
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,510. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Here are a compilation of short stories that will entice all readers who want to enjoy thinking about the moral of a story. What will the fate be for David Junior, who works at his family-run funeral business, who is addicted to gambling and how far will he go to feed his habit? When you are bullied at school and are given the opportunity to take revenge as an adult, would you take it?
A Backward Glance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr Harper hasn’t much time for rules. Overwhelming grief for the death of his wife is tainted by guilt and jealousy, and this easy-going, clever teacher is losing it. Enter Wendy Mundy, a feisty seventeen year old who knows about loss. An innocent relationship in a world that expects the worst. When the school Classics trip visits a volcanic region, deep truths will rise to the surface.
An Incident at First and Fifth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
H. Clement Moore is a highly successful businessman who pays a price for his success when his wife admits having an affair. After some thought, he adjusts his priorities. He's on his way home early for the first time in ten years to set things right before he loses her forever. What could possibly go wrong?
The Art Of The Next Best
Series: The New Pioneers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Once you've seen the underbelly, you can't pretend it doesn't exist
Scribbler Tales Volume One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scribbler Tales Volume One includes: Desperate Measures, Forbidden Lore, Forever Lost, The Hourglass, Sail with Me.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.