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The Maransky Nature Blot Test
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is an intense psychological suspense short story by Eric Stringer with help from his friend Nick Porter. This story is so tightly written that I can't say much more or I'll give it away.
Dreams Are Real
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dreams are Real revolves around one man’s struggle to come to terms with what happens when we he is asleep and the strange events that lead him to arrive at his unconventional conclusions.
Safe and Secure in Atropia
You set the price! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
Q: BROKEN
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 8 · The Furai Compilation, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A few years from now, in three, fateful minutes, EVERY population center will be LEVELED by Alien invaders. Billions perish; survivors, rounded up and enslaved. The story of a soldier, a FURAI, who escapes bondage, infiltrates the enemy, and waits, patiently, for the day, when man will free himself from Alien bondage- The day man's enslavers will be defeated, their grip: BROKEN.
A Vanilla Shake for Martha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this wonderfully descriptive short story by Nick Porter, an elderly woman and her husband take a journey through a small west-Texas town and her memories.
Earth's Worm
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Following years of maternal abuse, Coral lies down in the mud of his backyard and embarks on a journey through nature's elements to escape his pain.
Echoes and Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A man studying the messages from the first discovered alien artifact. A newly colonized world cut off from the rest of human civilization. One of the last humans contemplates loneliness at the end of the universe. All these stories and more await in this collection of speculative fiction by Tristan Gregory.
Q: LEVERAGE
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 7 · The Furai Compilation, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
“With the right leverage, I shall move the world.” Something new entered the PRISON today. A man, unlike any I've met before. A man who knows my thoughts, what I love, what I cherish, what I need, what I fear- "The softest point, in any security: the men in charge of its administration. Men are clay; mold them to your will-" TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS!
A Surgeon's Heart: The Crisis
Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 193,370. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Crisis is the third book in the series "A Surgeon's Heart". This fictional account of pediatric heart surgeon, Jack Roberts, reveals the trials and tribulations of life both in and out of the medical profession. When personal crisis threatens all he hold's dear, Jack loses site of his life's calling. This fast moving tale of tragedy and triumph will leave you eager for more.
The Write-In
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who told Rev. Joshua Evans he could sidestep the political machines and run for the Texas House as a write-in candidate? Monday through Friday, Joshua Evans drives a garbage truck for the city of Houston. On Sunday, he ministers to a small church. Why defy the professional politicians? Because it needed to be done to save his community.
Q: BREATHE
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 6 · The Furai Compilation, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A powerful, dangerous stimulant is discovered: AXOFILOSOPHEIN; so transformative, it's not viewed as a drug: it's a weapon. LEARN THE ULTIMATE POWER IN THE UNIVERSE! THE FURAI COMPILATION A DANGEROUS TALE, THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO READ- from a 'DARK' 'TWISTED MIND'.
Q: LOTUS
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 5 · The Furai Compilation, Book 18. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
...In the not so distant future, The Furai Empire has expanded man's conquest of the galaxy; man's sphere of dominance expands for 3 lightyears, from the Empire's center EARTH. A planet has been discovered, which, may hold the secret for the future of the Empire; man's manifest destiny: CONQUER THE GALAXY. TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS. THE FURAI COMPILATION
Q: DESCEND
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 4 · The Furai Compilation, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A planet's discovered, unlike any other in the universe. A dark, black, desolate, uninviting planet made of pure carbon: 10 times the size of earth, yet gravity is similar; far away from any star, yet there's life, abundant life. The planet itself seems to be crying out, to all would-be explorers: "You're not welcome here!"
Power of the Dance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Golbin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Khemael is a creature of beauty and grace with a mostly human appearance. His love of stretching his leather-like wings and flying freely in the world of men brings far too much attention to the existence of the goblins. Haghuf knows that the inevitable responsibility will fall to him to destroy Khemael who, in the world of the humans, would be called his grandson.
The Revolution Will Have Endless Breadsticks
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by a conversation that occurred after driving past an Olive Garden that was, as always, overflowing onto the sidewalk with Baby-Boomer aged people.
The Shadow's Embrace
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short, emotional, story about the inevitability of aging.
Gulliver Station: Revolution
Series: Gulliver Station, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
While Lemuel Calahan, the leader of Gulliver Station’s Underground, fights to restore a safe and peaceful society the two crime families on the station are engaged in a fight to the death. Can he change the corrupt station government?
Brothers Unite
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Eden Vale is a beautiful, fruitful and well-watered village on an idyllic Island in the Caribbean Sea. Frank and his brother Jack and their parents live well but all is not as peaceful as it seems - Jack has to leave. This is the story of how Jack stamped out favouritism in two families and how he worked to create harmonious family values within their extended families.
By The Book
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They've never done anything that wasn't in The Book. This Tuesday, God sent them on a quest. Now, they're learning that not everything is in The Book.
Running with the Wolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The protagonist from "Interference" is back to describe his life with the wolves in this post-apocalyptic tale. There are lessons here for humans, but not a lot of hope that they'll listen.