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Thief
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
As Coral slides into a mansion stuffed with historical artifacts for another heist, she has no clue what awaits on the other side of the door. She escapes with the stolen goods only to find that her father has been killed in retaliation; his charred remains found in her childhood home. Now she must come out of the shadows and find out who did this.
A Box of Dreams (the collected Dream Series, books 1-5)
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Series: Dream Series, Books 1-5 collected. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 491,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What if you could see everyone else’s dreams? Sara Barnes has just discovered that she can. And this gift – or curse – will lead her on an extraordinary journey....
Dying to Remember
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Heart surgeon Chris Barnes awakens from a coma with clouded memories of the past month and an inability to form new memories.He learns that his wife has been murdered in their home—then must relearn it every day. Using notes as a surrogate memory, he pieces together clues. Many point to him, yet he pursues the truth, unaware how close the killer really is.
The True Origin of World War II Revealed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Is the news making you crazy? Fed up with politics and politicians? Wondering if the official history of events is as true as you once thought? You've likely figured out by now that in politics, history, and the news, events are often not what they appear to be. For instance: In recently found documents Winston Churchill reveals the clandestine provocations behind WWII to Sir H. R. Trumpleflush.
Curing Time
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.
Late Night with Larry the Lip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Larry "The Lip" Bender has a good thing going at KRUD talk radio. His call-in show rules the 2 to 5 a.m. niche and the odd hours and offbeat audience are right up his alley. But the normally unflappable Prince of Weird, as Bender refers to himself, gets blown away when he takes a phone call on the air from someone who has been dead for 10 years. Short Fiction - Humor / Metaphysical
Chronicle 2020
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Series: Chronicle, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this seventh year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, a new beginning takes Andrew Woodmaker into the journalistic big league. In 2020, the new British government struggles to return prosperity to the country, but a bold plan could make or break our national ambitions.
His Perilous Throne
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Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A young man is wrongly imprisoned for the manslaughter of his kindly employer. Michael has mild learning difficulties and was raised in a children's home. Unable to explain to the court that the death was an accident, he is incarcerated with a sadistic killer, who forces him to become his butler and becomes progressively deluded that he is a member of the aristocracy. Revenge lurks in the shaddows
Alone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
Sweet Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two competitive Englishmen go cycling together in France. Each attempts to out-do the other as they pass through rolling countryside and villages. Stopping for water in one village they are helped by an odd woman. One man witnesses a grotesque scene in her cellar but keeps the information from his colleague, hoping to punish him for having 'beasted' him on the last hill. Revenge, then regret.
The Six-Fifty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two friends meet regularly in a pub they used to frequent as pupils of a local boarding school. Here the conversation usually centres around old anecdotes which they endlessly repeat and amuse themselves over. Some of these involve the misfortune of others. Sometimes this could even be described as cruelty. On one such visit, their conversation is overheard and an unknown man confronts them.
Topolino
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A victim of a workplace accident, Dave lives alone. His Postlady's daily visit is one of the highlights of an otherwise dull life. One day a woman from an accident claims company call-centre telephones him to offer help making a personal injury claim. Happy for the company, Dave tells her all about his accident. Soon the whole call-centre is listening-in. But all does not end well.
Deliverer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jeff Truman inherited the big house, the bank accounts, and the life of crime. When a rival gang-leader sets a high bounty on Truman's head, he finds himself crossing lines that he never intended to cross.
The Interfacers
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Dr. Ben Bradley and a small research team have developed a new machine which could help diagnose and treat patients in life-threatening situations. A trauma surgeon at Mercy Hospital, Ben is ill-prepared to accept the haunting images he observes on the monitors, despite suppressed memories of his own childhood near-death experience.
Finally
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When seventeen-year-old reaper, Rogue stops a girl from overdosing, Death threatens to steal and torture the girl’s soul, unless Rogue can gain her trust and convince her not to kill herself.
Jellyfish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two young men find themselves amidst forces beyond their control upon receiving a portenous note. Earnest brothers are placed in the center of a nascent revolt as a pair of young women grasp at an opportunity to escape from an oppressive evil, these character's destinies are bound and tested by instinct and passion, technology and fate.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
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Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
Coulson's Crucible
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Series: The Coulson Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Casual affair or obsession? The moment Anthony Marino set his eyes on Vera Coulson he wants her as his lover. The only problem—she is the wife of a powerful and wealthy man. Vera Coulson, the reigning princess of the Coulson dynasty, has her own private demons. Not only do they interfere with her ability to be a good mother and wife, they may ultimately destroy the Coulson empire.
The Crystal Ball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An astrologer and her ex-FBI-agent boyfriend blend their hot chemistry into a crime busting Odd Couple at a longevity association's futuristic costume ball. Outlandish get-ups, characters and gadgets! Who is that masked man who will stop at nothing to steal the "secret" of extended life? Hiding behind which mask? Or is he?
Project Lullaby
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Two women had the misfortune of growing up in an extremely disturbing training program that taught them how to be assassins and have since then learned to cope in the outside world. While one longs to forget what was forever embedded on their souls, the other stubbornly seeks revenge and justice.