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Fated to Fail: Tales from a Marriage
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 43,390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The marriage of obsessive Max and compulsive Agnes inevitably fails. Contemplating marriage, their daughter asks her father to explain what happened. Max then chronicles the sad saga, confronting the memories head-on, focusing on crucial episodes, intrigues and calamities. The result is an egregious case of TMI, revealing what no child should learn about what happened behind parents' closed doors.
Introducing Happiness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jordy Lee's hard-luck family is at a breaking point. Jordy is away from home, saving for school, but finds himself framed for a bizarre crime by his boss. His sister Katie is getting ready for college but has a secret that will tear her family apart. Meanwhile, widower Henry Lee is unable to get over the death of his wife. Remarkably, it's at a funeral when the family must decide to find peace.
Hey, Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
If you meet a man dressed as Elvis in a Las Vegas casino in the middle of the night, that's not so strange. What is strange is when he tells you that he's a priest, that Elvis is Lord, and he's come from the future to find the truth of his scripture. Stranger still is when his religious rivals show up to express their disapproval...violently. Hey, Baby is a novelette of about 7600 words.
Press Release
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
100 fictional press releases. A sometimes humorous, always different, look at our world today and in the near future. Everything and everyone are fair game including government, politics, religion, business, labor, lawyers, college, entertainment, economics, genetic engineering and cloning.
Hiding Behind The Couch (Hiding Behind The Couch Book One)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Circle: nine friends from high school... Krissi wants to know who her father is, Josh is going crazy with insomnia, Dan's dangerously out of control... Welcome to The Circle!
Stillness Dancing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Firedance Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Lilliane has always been drawn by the desert. When she takes the trip of a lifetime to a Bedu camp, she finds herself ensnared in a complex web of politics, blood feuds, terrorism and ancient spirits. Karim is trying to find his path in the material world and to marry the girl of his dreams. A taut, unusual thriller set in the fascinating world of the modern Bedouin.
The Terror{blist}
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Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Terror{blist} is an ironic and dark humoured short story that examines the masculinization of idealism and the probable effect of the contrary.
Ruien - Levan To Kiira
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Price: $6.10 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Shinsei isn't something new to Kiira, just something forgotten. After marrying her one and only, she had no more worries. It was the night of their third year anniversary, when Kiira lost control for one second too long and killed again.
Epona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Those touched by the goddess Epona live unique and varied lives with horses, the animals for which she is known. As one of the few Celtic Goddesses to also be worshiped by Romans, Epona’s reach is far and wide. In this story, a woman comes to grips with her own physical limitations while she fully grasps the love of this Goddess.
Hard Place
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alan Parker's world is quickly coming unhinged. As the #2 contract assassin for an ultra-secret organization called The Company, he's already a possible target for elimination after an ill-fated job went horribly wrong in Morocco. Another mistake could be his last. He faces a monumental decision; complete his assignment like a good employee should, or spare a brilliant doctor's life.
Your Love Incomplete
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Price: Free! Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Arthur Edwards had a cushy Silicon Valley marketing job but his taste for conspiracy theories and the guidance of a mysterious esotericist begin to open his eyes to the Matrix. His hardboiled path to awakening will take him from the SF Bay Area to the far reaches of Russia. Your Love Incomplete is The Razor’s Edge for the digital age- a must read for all those searching for the courage to wake up.
The Perfect Job
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Mervyn Walker. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
"The Perfect Job". On paper, he's the perfect candidate for the job, but who will guard the guards? Approx 1,100 words. Followed by "Left Luggage", a tale of husbands, lovers and mistresses told in 140 words.
Time Odyssey: The Soul’s Memory; Part II: The Journey
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Series: Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Separated from Ketzah’s love Falima, he and six fellow Initiates flee crumbling Atlan. In a wild land they live among a primitive group of people while working to hide the sacred Records of their lost civilization. Ketzah has vowed to find Falima when his work is done, and after several years he and three companions head to Khemet to fulfill his promise. Part II of the trilogy.
Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory; Part I, Dreamtime
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Series: Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Edak lives in Mu soon before its destruction. Ketzah dreams of him, but lives thousands of years later in Atlan, which also nears its end. Are these dreams, or are Edak and Ketzah connected? Edak and Ketzah battle to save their worlds and their loved ones, and secrete sacred Records for future humanity to find. Part I of the trilogy.
Nothing Remains the Same
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Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Birth - Sacrifice and Superstition... A spiritual adventure where traditional customs confront personal desire, and how the birth of twins in a Ndebele tribal community, in South Africa, leads to both a spiritual awakening and a questioning of their own beliefs.
A Buddhist Monk Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
La dernière aube
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: French. Published: July 31, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Qui n'a pas rêvé un jour de refaire sa vie ? Il n'est pas question ici de changer de pays, de travail… de compagne ou de compagnon. Non ! Ces possibilités-là, l'existence les offre… de plus ou moins bon cœur. Elle peine en revanche à faire don de séances de rattrapage pour les meurtrissures de l'âme.
Urban Tigers - Tales of a Cat Vet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Urban Tigers - Tales of a Cat Vet is a gentle, humourous, heart-warming account of Dr. Emily McBride’s first year at Ocean View Cat Hospital under the guidance of the flamboyant Dr. Hughie Doucette. Drawn from her own experiences in a feline practice, Chisholm’s Urban Tigers is a poignant reminder that loves comes in all shapes and sizes. If you're a cat lover, this is the book for you.
Purple Ferry
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by WingSpan Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Purple Ferry begins with an actual prediction of the Occupy Wall Street Movement a year in advance. Prescient! Four characters live on a remodeled ferryboat on Persimmon Point Dock with stories of first love, academic triumph, forgiveness, facing down ancient demons, a perfect game, and creative larceny.
Looks Could Kill
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A vicar drops dead after a christening. A mother believes her daughter is evil. Emma Jones has a lethal ability. She becomes a doctor. Some of her patients drops dead. But others are watching her and want to use her powers.