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Construction Zone
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This series of short stories focuses on the lives and conflicts of a diverse group of construction workers and travelers. Beginning with the Shrink Lady, the reader meets a lottery addict, a wannabe country singer, a devoted state patrolman, and a teen boy with his faithful dog. While each tale is connected in some way, each can also be read as a separate story.
Bunul dac
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: Romanian. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Cartea mea vorbeste despre lumi paralele, despre credinta in adevarul sfant, despre lupta ingerilor alesi
My Mom the Mouse (A Family Memoir of Questionable Accuracy)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A man's late night encounters with a mouse reveal unfinished issues in dealing with the death of his Mom. Reality slowly blurs as he comes to believe the mouse is his mother. Intermingled are childhood stories that allow you to laugh and cry as the layers of the relationship are exposed; in the end, enabling him to finally put his mother to rest. A powerful, relatable story for all to enjoy.
L'Arénicole
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Une maison de famille, une grand-mère farfelue, un grand-père dont on est sans nouvelles depuis très longtemps… et un testament surprenant. Celui-ci va contraindre deux membres de la famille à accomplir un périple éprouvant à travers l'Europe. De la Bretagne à l'Ukraine, ils remonteront un passé dont ils ignorent encore vers où ils les mène.
Fundamental Problems
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Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small collection of stories about judgment, vengeance, inspiration, inter-connectedness, and devotion. With each tale, the reader is challenged to consider new ideas or perspectives. There are twists, surprises, lovable and detestable characters, epiphanies, and revelations that will stay with the reader long after the reading is done.
John Verry
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Do you believe that knowing about someone's childhood will help you to understand them? John Verry has become a very precise man, comfortable within his perfectly timed and arranged little world. But what led him to this? And as an author, do I really have any control over him? 'John Very' is a short story playing with and enjoying the relationship between author and character.
Stain of Blood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Families and their distinctive identities are forged from many forces and influences regardless of the culture from which they emerge. It is the people that populate families that intrigue their histories. The Fullenwieder’s were not aristocratic, famous, notorious, or in any other way outwardly noteworthy, yet a chronicle of their history could only be described as remarkable.
The Daemon Portfolio
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 97,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Dr. Sara Herne, Ph.D., has been raised to believe in past lives, her Raven Man Joseph and the thin fabric that separates her present existence and those past lives that weave in and out of her consciousness; but four years earlier, rape and her mother’s betrayal led Sara to shut them off and out of her life. Then, without warning, she hears Joseph’s voice.
Exit Apocalypse-4 Heir of the Magnificon
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Series: Blue Moon Serials, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Wounded Heir appeals to Ouriano and Veezon to do the unthinkable. Cuzak sets a death trap for his long time angelic foe. Ru discovers a horrible family secret, which blinds her to the truth. And unrelenting, the Vranti collective seek blood revenge against Victoria and Lucas as they perfect the Jump technology. Part 4 of Blue Moon Chronicles--Serials, "Heir of the Magnificon."
Lucid and Awake Book #1: A Week and Some Change
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Series: Lucid and Awake, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Andrew, a loner, both by choice and by circumstance, is enamored by Tracy, the new bartender at his mother’s restaurant. After learning that Tracy has died in a terrible car accident, he is devastated. But after arriving at the restaurant to console his mother, he discovers that Tracy isn’t dead after all – in fact, she is working her shift, and no one else seems to think anything of it.
An Honest Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
From the humble roots of an 1864 immigrant from the Guang, his Shoshone wife and their little hardware store in Tahoe City, to a global humanitarian NGO empire in the present day; An Honest Man is the carefully woven tapestry of the struggles and loves, triumphs and trials of the Livingsons.
The Bettor's Club
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A rich playboy gets mixed-up with a depraved gambling club that bets on whether complete strangers live or die and soon finds himself in over his head with debt. In order to save himself he's forced to commit a series of horrible crimes.
More Than a Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Corruption in the NFL preceding Super Bowl XLIX (2015)
True Awakening (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sam is a successful entrepreneur and has everything. However, he is deeply unhappy. The more he gains, the more his unhappiness increases. Sam is a desperate for a solution and a business associate recommends he tries meditation. Sam is sceptical but decides to go on a 10 days meditation retreat, to discover if he can really find out about the meaning of life. This short story is 5789 words long.
A Chance to Live
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,440. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Devoted mother, Eleonora, is determined to protect her son, Felix, in his gay relationship with Eugeny, which is illegal in 20th century Russia and must be kept secret. Thanks to Eleonora’s clever planning they manage to live well, but they are eventually pushed to extremes by the threat of exposure. Suspicious deaths lead murder detective, Vadim, to their door hell-bent on solving the mystery.
The General's President
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,550. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The worldwide Crash of 1994 made 1929 look mild, a market adjustment. Meanwhile the Middle East and South Africa are coming apart, and the Soviet Union is hovering in scavenging mode. While in the Land of the Free there is smoke in the streets. And martial law. Then President Kevin J. Donnelly has his own, mental breakdown...
Take Her and Run
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Desperate to protect a young girl from further abuse at the had of her father, Ungelica takes her and flees the province. They embark on a journey across Canada with only a vague idea of where they might end up. Bittersweet memories and regrets haunt Ungelica along with fear of discovery as she tries to make new, happier memories for her precious little girl.
Everything Sucks #7, Win
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Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Kate wasn't your typical Oklahoma farm girl. She was ambitious, brilliant, and deadly. A born predator with a sweet, bashful smile.
Hatred Ridicule & Contempt
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Series: Alex Harris, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Called upon to defend an acrimonious libel action on behalf of an important newspaper client, newly appointed law firm partner Alex Harris never once expected to find his efforts impeded by wanton disregard for ethics and blatant self interest that crossed all boundaries. Not only on the part of his opponents, but also those he should have been able to trust implicitly and without question…
Herr Ahlen and Kaptein Persson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
on a lonely norwegian hillside one christmas morning, a young man sits and ponders his life and his hoped for love, Vera. his thoughts are interrupted by the arrival of two gentlemen out for a walk. agreeing to continue the walk as a threesome they discover the remains of a fox and the entire atmosphere of the walk quickly changes.