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Over here
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An eloquently written novel tracing the social transformations of a century where possibilities were opened up by two world wars that saw millions of men move around the world to fight, and mass migration to the new worlds of Canada and Australia by tens of thousands of people looking for a better life.
The Art of Secrets
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Series: The PastFinders. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life is tough. People hurt other people. They either abuse, manipulate or isolate them. Emma is young and already hates the world. Charlotte is old; she’s always hated the world. They both hide behind a façade. They both need redemption. Will they find it by sharing their pain?
Justifiable Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story about one woman's abduction and her desperate struggle to keep herself alive at all costs. It contains disturbing adult themes, strong language, and explicit violence. Reader discretion is advised.
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
Minerva's Owl
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You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
The Foundations Codex
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Earl Whit's life and for the majority of his fellow Americans the sky was literally falling and he immediately realized there was no hope on the horizon. He was just like everyone else, no longer trying to get ahead but now in permanent survival mode.
Shark and Ice
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Shark Johannsen appears to be a wealthy playboy who charter-fishes in the Florida Keys on his fabulous, custom-built, sixty-foot charter boat Playboy. His first mate is Juan Franco. Shark and Juan are actually agents of a secret federal agency known as SIFUSS, Secret Investigations for US Security. No one has ever seen the faces of the director or deputy director.
Shoot Down
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 180,950. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Shortly after takeoff, a jumbo jet explodes over the waters of Long Island. Witnesses claim the aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air missile; the government insists a mechanical malfunction brought down the airplane.
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
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Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
Primacy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Thousands of monkeys and apes suffer in animal testing labs. If just one of them could speak, what might it say and whose interests would it threaten? To find the complete answer and save a special ape, researcher Liane Vinson will confront a malevolent corporation, a venal federal government, an animal rights movement that's lost its way--and all of our assumptions about man's primacy in nature.
Adjective Narcissism
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
The Fifth Lectern
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? That was the starting point of The Fourth Lectern. But the repercussions didn’t stop there. What would have happened next? The outcome was different, so things would have been different – and rather unstable …
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
All Our Future Glory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world has narrowly escaped complete destruction, and rebuilt itself to as close a level of peace and perfection that can logically be attained. And for Marguerite Harper, it's a beautiful world, and one that she wholeheartedly believes in. But not everyone shares her views. And eventually she is forced to question almost everything that she holds as true and righteous.
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.