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Blood In The Stool
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Rachel Tan is a young and soon to be successful administrative assistant. Mary Lee is sixty and moving on with one foot in the grave and the other in the oven. The only thing that ties them together is a single word. Cancer. As they battle life and the diagnosis, the two women experience uncertainty, anger, sadness and pain. How do they combat the vagaries of Life and handle their loved ones?
Detour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Caution! Detour ahead: This collection of short stories emphasizes how life's detours can significantly alter the course of a person's life. Some detours may lead to positive outcomes, while others can take a person down a destructive path. The reader will find a variety of characters who face decisions in their relationships, values, and career choices and outcome of their choices.
No Credit in Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
John Ballard is dead. That's bad enough, but what's worse is that he neglected to bring any of his possessions with him into the afterlife. It turns out the Egyptians were right and you need to take your stuff with you. John is forced to live like a bum in Heaven until he discovers a way he might be able to return to Earth to get the things that he needs to live an afterlife of comfort.
Hear Me.
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Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
Walking Where the Dead Ships Dwell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Growing up had been hard, he would admit. But times such as these sometimes had to be experienced in order to mature and grow. You never really become an adult until you have experienced pain, loss and grief; the likes of which, echoed through his mind one after the other on a repetitive, perpetual merry-go-round. The first one went in a crash. The second in a whisper. The third with a bang.
Purple Fables (QUARTET)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"If a fable is a legendary story of supernatural happenings," Mr. Swann says, "or a narration intended to enforce a useful truth, then these four are fables--which shouldn't be confused with fairy tales targeted only for children. These, then, are tales for kind and loving people of all ages." Four magical fables from the pen of Ingo Swann...
Strands of Sorrow, Threads of Hope
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Strands of Sorrow, Threads of Hope, shamelessly tugs at the reader’s emotions. A compilation of thirteen redemption stories, these glittering gems break the heart open with themes of loss, helplessness, jolting change and mistaken paths. For the reader who is willing to carefully untangle the words, within each strand of story sorrow there are threads of hope to be found.
Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In one fateful afternoon, Harmon Burke performs one cruel and unforgivable act as he unleashes seventeen years worth of frustrations against Cece, his paranoid schizophrenic mother. Thirty years later, after surviving a lifetime of his mother's "un-cool" craziness, Harmon leads a reclusive life littered with personal failures, strained relationships, and life-threatening health issues.
London: Allie's War Early Years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
“If there ever was a race-traitor job, this was definitely it...” Revik arrives in London with a new job, a new home…and new people watching him, seemingly more than he has helping him watch the Bridge, a holy warrior hidden among humans to keep her safe from dark Seers called the Rooks. Meanwhile, Allie the Bridge has no idea who or what she really is, (A prequel novel in the Allie’s War Series).
La mujer idiota
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Hilda es una niña que vive una infancia difícil al lado de una madre que pierde oportunidad para llamarla “idiota”. Sin embargo ella, a esa edad, poco entiende de la vida, así que ha encontrado el modo de adaptarse a su realidad. Un mal día un evento devastador lo cambia todo y hace que quede a la deriva, y al parecer la palabra “idiota” marca su sino. Sólo el tiempo dirá si logra salir adelante.
Hidden
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Living in the world is hard enough... just imagine if there were two-a second world without humans, but filled with angels, wizards, demons and other creatures as well. High school senior Eve Keller believes she is normal, as normal as any adopted girl. That is until she starts having dreams of magic, war, and even dreams of herself in a foreign land.
The Soul Is Complex
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An author comes to grips with his spirituality as his life changes due to his new-found celebrity status.
From a Billion Dollars to Nothing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Tom Heartland should never have been born. He was a mistake. He had a terrible childhood. He pushed everyone away because he felt he was not capable of loving others. He became rich, a billionaire. He shut out everybody. He cared about money and not about the people he loved. One moment changed everything! His journey was to help as many people as we could. He wanted to make a difference in th
The Passing of Rosario
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous, intense short story by Eric Stringer, the adult child of a woman who recently passed leads you through a humorous, sometimes irreverent look at her life and the impact she had on the other residents, males and females, of the village.
A Surgeon's Heart: The Choice
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Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,800. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Choice is the fourth in the A Surgeon's Heart series, which is the epic love story of pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Jack Roberts for his profession. In The Choice he strives to create a new, patient-centered health care system despite incredible odds.
Mafia Math (growing up Sicilian)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by RandyTatano. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If you're good at math and your last name ends in a vowel, you've got a future in this Italian neighborhood.
Snake Shot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Composed. Confident. Compassionate. Mike Weiss keeps to himself, mostly. Doing his thing. His thing includes caring for people who cannot care for themselves. Mike is a paramedic. Mike has been able to carve out a niche, a safe haven from the chaos of his day to day work.
Autumn's Colours
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Nick Holloway’s nursing career was spent working in care homes in South Wales. His many experiences inspired him to write Autumn’s Colours, his first novel. This light-hearted story is set in an imaginary care home, the town in which Nick trained as a nurse. The people and events in the book are based closely on real care homes and real people.
Chasing Tail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,870. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tragic comedy about a young man who confronts the absurdity of a life spent without love.
A Battle With My True Self
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
To AB: Get out of here. I do not need your always negative opinion. To Ms. Crazypants: Get out of here as well.