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Measuring the Marigolds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Savannah Lund's only way home is through the void that destroyed her partner's mind. Can she take it?
The Daily Conjuror
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Bithia Wellington-Paine understands the old conjuror's adage, "It takes a witch to know one," so it's clear that's not her current problem. It's simply a common thief with a touch of con man, or rather con girl. The “problem,” at fifteen-going-on-grown-up, was Aristolia Stewart Dunsmore and this teen was about to learn that stolen property - especially from a mage - always has a hidden price.
The Beggar
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Beggar asks the questions that surround day-to-day living. "What does it mean to exist?" Jim, quits his job, loses his apartment, and graduates from the Institute to look for the answer to his question. "What is freedom?" For him it is the act itself that gives him identity and a place in society, which he feels so estranged by.
Book of Hours: The Beguilement of Brother Alphaios
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Brother Alphaios comes to a great American city to recreate the Book of Hours, he must discover both its origins and the heresies that kept it hidden away for six hundred years. Finding himself an unwelcome guest in a cold, dour monastery, he becomes beguiled both by the audacious fifteenth-century illuminator he calls Jeremiah and the characters he encounters in the vast, chaotic city.
Snoop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bob's rule of investigating: Never take the paranormal at face value. Daisy Luck is a SNOOP - Sanctioned Nationalized Officer Of the Paranormal. Her latest case involving a vampire and a gremlin has her private eye senses in a spin. Throw in yummy Detective Maroney and her life couldn't get more complicated - or could it?
Lethal Cure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dr. Jake Warner forgets an entire day, just after a teenage girl hobbles into his emergency room and dies, clutching a diary of dreams. Days later he wins a free trip to Europe, after another patient dies. Everything is connected—the lost day, the deaths, the diary, and the vacation—but to figure that out, and to save himself, Jake must trust a forgotten lover across a void of lost memories.
Il Furbo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Le storie più belle sono quelle che s’inventano i furbi, quelli bravi. Straordinarie, mutevoli, sempre verdi. Sono talmente belle che se avessero scelto la penna invece che la lingua, saremmo pieni di Shakespeare proprio qui, in terra di Sicilia. Artisti. Anzi, grandi artisti, tutti quanti.
Clive For PM
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
He was a simple bloke, the billionaire who decided to run for parliament. But once there he wasn't happy with what he saw, and he decided to take advantage of the chaos that was erupting in Australian politics. When a double dissolution election was held Clive whipped into action and presented the most amazing vision in political history. Join Clive as he takes Australia to a new future.
Carl of the Bells
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Always on the hunt for a way to make a quick buck, Joe's good buddy Carl thinks this year he's hit on a winner. Most of Carl's schemes don't pan out. This one looks like it just might, and that rubs Joe's conscience the wrong way. The only problem with having a conscience—it might tell you what's wrong, but it sure doesn't tell you how to fix it.
The Pardon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
Popcorn, Parasites, Precious & Pearls
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A metaphysical comedy of the vices! Explore elements of spiritual philosophy during the journey of a Soul’s perilous plunge. Discover the impurities and insecurities behind the Pearl, the Parasites, and the Pleasure of Man’s consuming vices. Four short stories: "Pure Madness", "Annual Review", "Mezcal - con gusano", and "The Cave of Mystery".
Overdose
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Prominent researcher Emily Morrison defies death threats and a letter bomb to undertake a controversial drug study. When a healthy subject, Brianna, dies on the first day, Emily discovers the cause—a toxin from her lab that the police also find in her office. To learn who killed Brianna, she must first confront a hired assassin, using only her wits and her knowledge of drugs to overpower him.
Best Intentions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Young Malinda Mansfield evolves from old wealth. As she is financially secure after graduation, and since Gramma has those awful aging pains, Linn decides that her real course in life is to help the plight of the disabled and aged. She finds much wrong -- but worry not -- she'll fix it.
The Things We Do for Women
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This debut story collection comprises twelve linked tales set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the disintegration of a young marriage. A man on the run hides out at a boarding house owned by a paraplegic woman. A young man confesses his extramarital affairs to his mother. A housewife attends the funeral of a young woman whom she never knew.
Miroir-Temps I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: French. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Gîtan d'eau Tout, en somme, n’est qu’hypothèse et incertitude. La connaissance absolue est interdite à l’homme. A.Gerbault
From There To Here: A Novel of Discovery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When strange things begin happening to him, Jeremy Sparks wants to know what they mean. The more effort he puts into figuring it out, the more confused he becomes, until he embraces the mystery and finds himself on a path that promises answers...
Dia Linn - II - Le Livre d'Eileen (partie 2 : As baile)
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Series: Dia Linn, Livre 2. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As baile, « loin de chez soi », est le second tome de Dia Linn, l’histoire d’une lignée familiale à travers les siècles et les continents. Les O’Callaghan ont troqué les brumes de l’Irlande pour la fausse langueur du Mississippi et Eileen, tranquillement, marche vers son destin : celui qui va sceller le sort de ses descendants.
Lipstick Revolution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Six women are about to change the future as the fight for equality just became war.
Growing Together
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Lovers of contemporary family sagas will enjoy Growing Together, the fourth and final novel in the “Meant to Be Together” series by Richard Alan. Growing Together continues to expand our understanding of the challenges and joys of love, friendship, and family as experienced through the lives of characters we have come to love and cherish.
Finding Each Other
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Richard Alan succeeds again in writing a touching story of relationships,and includes intrigue, action, and danger. Think—Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult meet J.A.Vance. Finding Each Other is a poignant continuation of the family saga that began with young Meyer Minkowski. Meyer and his wife Joan watch and counsel the next generation as they search to find themselves and their life partners.