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Diana and the Peace Helmet
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Diana has converted a “God Helmet” into a “Peace Helmet”, which produces a virtual reality experience heightened with otherworldly emotional overtones. She needs to keep it out of the hands of the SMIC (Syndicate of Media Industry Companies), who would like to exploit her invention by programming it for sex and violence. With the help of her friends, she succeeds!
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
Hovering
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Time stops for a man in the middle of his wedding ceremony leaving him to contemplate his choices in an eerie frozen world.
Fire In The Sky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A surface to air "stinger-type" missile is purchased at a gun show. It is fired, "just for fun" from his dad's boat by a stupid guy showing off to his girl. It turns, and brings down a 747, in a TWA800 like crash. Terrorists take responsibility for it, and a plot unravels, with, at its center, the President of the United States. A book with innocence, blackmail, murder, suspense and intrigue.
You've Just Been Busted!
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A twisted "love" story. Sometimes it's almost scary what someone will do to help someone they love.
Anges Gaiens, livre 2 : La Voix des Guerriers
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Price: $6.52 USD. Words: 126,800. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Nous scrutons les étoiles à la recherche de visiteurs, mais s’ils étaient déjà parmi nous ? S’ils attendaient simplement de s’éveiller ? Et si... vous en faisiez partie ?
Dream Student - Dream Series book 1
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Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.
Turning on the Lights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This is a story about Marc Nelson who has been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease for 12 years and bedridden for 8 years. He receives an experimental drug that reverses the effects of Alzheimer's. However, the new drug does not restore his lost memories. Marc regains his sanity, but large parts of his life are missing.
Wilder's Woman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Former federal prosecutor, now ex-con, Craig Wilder once symbolized the very best of the justice system. His ex-wife, Tasha Lockridge, has found the evidence that will vindicate him. She vows to fight for him, but convincing Craig that she's his best ally is just the first battle in their seductive war of wills. This is a war Tasha intends to win, because she's always been Wilder's Woman.
Unhealthy Competition (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Paul has got a fantastic new job. He has to work closely with a new colleague, Daniel who is doing the same job as Paul. A small and petty row turns into a competition to see who the best is. Paul is determined to win but doesn’t believe he can. It’s only when he discusses his problem with Mary that he realises that his problem isn’t quite like it seems. This short story is 2595 words long.
Time Enough In Spring (Moonridge Memories, #4)
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Series: Moonridge Memories, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the final book of the Moonridge Memories series, Theresa reevaluates her life and relationships after the death of a family member. Meanwhile, Beth is still on the outs with her friends and living with Patrick Jordan. As he grows increasingly more possessive and dangerous, Beth becomes desperate to leave him, even if it means risking the lives of those she cares about.
My Name Is Gerald
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gerald is a lonely man, a shut-in who spends his time dreaming and watching the skies over his rural Nebraska hometown on the eve of the quincentennial. What he observes in those skies may lead him to find his own freedom... or into a new captivity. 'My Name Is Gerald' is a short story of about 5300 words.
The Raft
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Price: Free! Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
Приходинки и другие рассказы
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: Russian. Published: June 25, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Когда-то В.Шукшин дополнил перечень традиционных русских вопросов: «Наелся, что дальше?» Пока на Руси тщатся перестроить общество, горение русской жизни уходит в глубокие недра и превращается в торфяной пожар. Сверху курятся обманчивые редкие дымы, растет зеленая травка, как на английском газоне, подстриженные деревья, яркие клумбы. А там, внизу, бушует огонь, и градус его неуклонно ползет вверх.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
Chronicle 2017
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Series: Chronicle, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this fourth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker begins a journey of recovery. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
Operation Reichstag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When family man Joe Renfro's brother is murdered, he finds himself sucked into a deadly world of deception. As Joe takes up his slain brother's mantle to prove that President Louise Campbell is ineligible to occupy the highest office in the land, the country is rocked by a chain of terrorist attacks stretching from New York to California.
Political Slant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Seventeen-year-old Ben English is only concerned with his podcast, his ratings, and celebrity interviews. But after he crashes the White House Correspondents' Dinner, he finds himself trying to solve a political labyrinth of lies, deception, and mystery in the days leading up to World War III. This is the first in an unfolding series.
Gone
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(2.00 from 1 review)
Flash fiction. 700 words dealing with loss. First published by Parthian in the anthology The Month Had 32 Days, it's a story set in Wales but could be anywhere or anyone, pain is not particular about who you are or where you are.
The Remedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"