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Calling Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Cold and rational forensic pathologist Margo Nolan lands herself custody of a tween girl overnight, and instant chaos hits her life. Despair stands a chance of turning to hope when the handsome—and younger!—doctor next door steps in to help. Warning: Contains a thoroughly British sensibility and humor, as well as a charming doctor and tween angst…
The Unneeded Panic Room (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After he is outed as a Proposition 8 donor, Michael and his young family are stalked by a vengeful activist. (Short Story: ~14,900 words.)
Socrates's Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An attractive presentation of a fictional letter written by Socrates from prison to his sons shortly before his death that explains the man's philosophies and outlook on life. While the vocabulary and concepts are easy enough for the intended grade level to handle, there are passing references within the letter that may require amplification or further reading.
Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set during the 2008 presidential campaign in New Mexico, Bones in the Wash is one-part political thriller, one part family soap, and one part murder mystery. Ambitious Albuquerque Mayor Tomas Zamara, charged with delivering the state’s five electoral votes for John McCain, grapples with a fierce opponent, a volatile new woman, and a demanding family. Oh, and he’s a suspect in his wife’s murder.
The Caticles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Hayley and Keith Shaver have four cats. Using the cats' personalities as inspiration, Keith has put together a book of short stories starring cats. Together with their human owner these cats discover many different lessons about friendship, loss, trial and even love. The cat lover will enjoy several rules that cats live by. Hayley Shaver has written many inspirational cat poems for the book.
Execution Day: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
They want him dead. The most dangerous man in the city. Will it be by poison? Or maybe an "accident"? Or maybe by a good old-fashioned gunshot wound? That's what they're here to decide, but by any method, one thing is for certain. Execution day is coming.
Cataclysm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tempe's entrance into the small rural community sets off a series of momentous events that cause great upheaval and changes for all involved; lives are influenced and destinies changed. Will the town's people survive the impact of the storm that she had caused?
A Shade of Difference
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 306,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Historical » USA
The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller Advise and Consent. From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction that could spark a worldwide powderkeg. International tensions rise as ambassadors and politicians scheme, using the independence of a small African nation as the focal point for hidden agendas.
Coyote Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A young man with nothing, lost and alone at roadside, finds himself struggling to escape a mysterious canyon in northern New Mexico, pressed into service by a mad wanderer and pursued by a ghostly bounty hunter called Coyote Man.
Reluctant Gods - Books One Through Four
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 275,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Are you interested in time travel, mysticism, alternate realities, archangels, demons, wizards, immortal gods and goddesses, telekinesis, ESP, psychic powers, magic, or use of the Akashic records? Are you hungry for a different fantasy? Something based on scientific theories, and ancient beliefs, yet humorous, sometimes romantic, and only for readers with open minds? Then this series is it.
On Herring Cove Road: Mr. Jew and the Goy Boy
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 1st vol. of the four volume Herring Cove Road saga. **Five Stars** "A touching and thought provoking book." -Dan Alatorre, author of "Savvy Stories: funny things I learned from my daughter" **Five Stars** "I cried -only to have a smile brought to my face before the tears even dried." Carol H.F.
Good Guys
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In our infinitely tolerant, how-dare-you-disapprove-of-me era, what shall we do with the man of absolute standards and unbending judgment? Must we make room for such an unenlightened relic of dark times long past and best forgotten, or may we reject him utterly? Might we discover, to our extreme surprise, that we can hardly do without him?
A Walk In The Sun
Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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When a routine fire inspection halts Polly’s plans to build a dream house in Marin County, California, she takes on the machine of County government to get things changed. How far will she go and what consequences will the system extract from her in the process?
The Floor
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Jerry's parents had fought for as long as he could remember. One night, when his video games could no longer drown out their shouts and screams, the trembling boy decided to confront them.
Chronicle 2019-2023
Series: Chronicle Pentades, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 407,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Starting in 2019, the election is on in the UK, but can the government reap the rewards of their recent military victory? Andrew Woodmaker finds his life heading in the right direction once more, but will his ambition to discover the truth lead to more than he can handle?
Down on the Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In the not-so-far future, one of the few middle-class professions left is organ farming—growing extra human organs in your own body for transplant. Unfortunately, these extra organs make a person a prime target for organleggers. And if you manage to escape an organlegger, some of them can be terribly vengeful and persistent…
The Tomatoes Bloom in Winter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Tomatoes Bloom in Winter is the story of a widower who is struggling to adapt to life alone. When, in the winter, his tomato plant begins to grow verdant again, the tomatoes it yields when the snow falls may just break him out of his solitude… if they don’t destroy him in the process. Tomatoes is a novelette of just over 7500 words.
Consuela
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense short story from Nick Porter. Consuela goes about her morning chores on the farm she and her husband have shared and worked for better than 50 years. But this morning he seems to be sleeping longer than usual.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Taurus is Episode 5 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fifth of six eventful months. The time has come to face up to what the future holds; Andy steps up to the biggest challenge of his life; George breaks the bad news to Oliver; Eleanor makes no bones about her feelings and kicks up a storm.
No Sympathy For The Wicked
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Visionary Press Collaborative. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
There’s a reason they call Las Vegas “Sin City”. There’s a reason tourists are reassured “what happens here, stays here.” Dark places and shadows are the natural counterpart to bright lights and boundless sunshine. Las Vegas has plenty of both.