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House of Escher
By Baeli Jaekel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
SHORT STORY The morning after too much to drink, a young woman finds herself in different clothes, in a strange building, in an unknown city, and trying to get away from a killer.
Confession is Good for the Soul
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A loyal subject does not bite the hand that feeds her...without understanding the terrible price that will most certainly be extracted. But a high-ranking, middle-aged Admin of the ruling regime in Washington has had a pang of conscience. She decides to finally reveal the truth behind the elite pogrom, begun generations earlier, which essentially killed Liberty and Justice for the American male.
Scarcity
By Randall Wood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Scarcity is a thriller of 360 pages that contains criminal, medical and police procedural themes. This is the third book in the Jack Randall series. The plot is drawn from actual news events and centers on the growing black market organ trade, the effects of technology on the current market, and the challenges faced by those involved on the medical end as well as those tasked with policing it.
Somewhere Else (Soul Detective, Tabitha Meeks)
By Baeli Jaekel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A non-physical walk-in soul makes an agreement with another incarnated soul to take over her body. But Daelah Murdock is a Mormon goody-two-shoes with a pathological attachment to the color pink. And someone is trying to kill her.
Memories
By Alex Hurst
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
"It is the shop of memories. Its stores are what moments we collect through our lives, those which gather dust or glory on the shelves of our mind. Some are forgotten, some boxed away; some touted as the very best of our life. Every article has meaning, every clipping, sensation. The store changes for each person. What will you see on its shelves? What will you find in its intimate interior?"
The Prelude
By Baron LeSade
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
Recode: T.G.C.A. (The Grayson Cole Affair)
By Saul Tanpepper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Can a soul be coded? Can it be hacked? ** After he's brutally murdered, MIA SGT Grayson Cole reawakens in a Virginia hospital bearing none of the physical scars from the torture he’s certain he endured or the final blow which ended his life. Over the course of his recovery, he learns that he is part of a military experiment to harvest intel by digitizing and transplanting it into another body.
Bookstore Stories
By White Feather
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A selection of stories for bibliophiles. If you like bookstores or if you ever worked in one you will be able to relate to these stories. While the world of books is the setting, the stories involve all the vicissitudes of life and are told in White Feather's engaging style.
Desert Prayer
By Gail F. Nalven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A young boy is abducted by his father and brought to the headquarters of a cult, but with the help of local citizens, his own intelligence, and Cantor Shoshana Goldberg, he lives to see his Bar Mitzvah.
Kismet X Numbers
By Lily de Cuir
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Based on true Australian history, this is an inter-generational short story of synchronicity, fate, love, struggle and in particular, one white man's experience at the hands of the 'elite' ruling class in early colonised Australia. Through the synchronicity of numbers, the story chronicles the experiences of two families, one white, one Aboriginal, from the early 1800's through to 2048.
They Say
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
They say your 40’s are pretty cool but I’ll never know... My story started in Vegas and, sure as Hellfire, it won’t “stay there.” If I help just one of you young, careerist women out there, that's OK. Only the good die young, you say? Bull. I'm barely-living proof that's a lie. Are you a postmodern ladder-climber? Dread living in perpetual Bridesmaids-Ville? Then read, learn, and "don't."
Incarnations
By Philippe Souchet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,460. Language: French. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Et si nos vies antérieures se déroulaient en fait toutes en même temps ? Et si, en corrigeant l'une, on améliorait toutes les autres ? Un voyage dans les méandres du temps qui ne ressemble à aucun autre, à la fois roman historique, thriller terroriste et divertissement philosophique.
The Fiona Letters
By Ralph Bowden
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sir William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, one of the first scientific celebrities, led a full, productive, and virtuous life, above reproach by Victorian standards. His only passion was for science in the service of nation and empire. But he must have had another life, another kind of passion. This novel imagines how it could have happened
The Narrow Gate
By Julianne McCullagh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Rose Banfry McGuire’s world shatters when she meets a young man at her father’s funeral who seems familiar, though this is the first time they have met. When this young man shakes hands with her brother, Rose sees the resemblance, and the past thirty years of secrets and lies collapses into the stark fact of him. The Narrow Gate is a novel of three generations of Banfry women.
Yankee Determinism
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"To Whom It May Concern…You will be escorted off these premises between midnight and dawn on the…" Naturally they weren’t giving him long to decide or prepare; they never got push-back. But, then, he wasn’t like everyone else. Even so, he still had to consider the three teens he was grandfather, and now, father to. He'd gotten his fill of war long ago, apparently the sheriff hadn't. So be it.
"Three" if by Fire
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Writing about container-gardening was bad enough, but now Yoshi Pratt, 26, has to endure Inauguration Day (in the sure-to-be-swarming City on the Potomac) with an obnoxious female boss who’s the embodiment of something his grandfather always calls “The Peter Principle.” Yeah, he'd dreamed of political-journalism, but dirt, weeds, and unwelcome planter-pests wasn't sounding all that bad today.
Take Two and Call Me in the Morning
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Hereford Bolton was just happy to finally get a job. I mean, he had a bunch of school loans to pay, not to mention a basement to escape. (Probably never heard that one before!)The realities of not holding out for a better employment deal have been sinking in with a vengeance lately. Something's gotta give...
Interview with an alien
By Jose Carlos Pelais
You set the price! Words: 38,600. Language: Simple English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a story of abduction where one gives a long dialogue with an alien. It is a narrative telling the true history of mankind. Explains all the facts that we find incomprehensible, enigmatic and mysterious. Since the dawn of human history, as they monitor the journalistic facts. Clarifies the Pyramids, Stone Ranges, Macho Picchu, Atlantis, Mesopotamia, Mayans and much more.
Impossible Love
By Marantha D. Jenelle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Khrystiana has always been different. Even Death and the other gods have noticed. At 16 the wheels of Fate begin to turn swifter, and now she may begin to learn what she is meant for.
Fear Of Living
By Loin Bowen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Why would a man with numerous serious illnesses tell his counselor that he's not afraid to die--he's more afraid he's going to live?