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Purple Ferry
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by WingSpan Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Purple Ferry begins with an actual prediction of the Occupy Wall Street Movement a year in advance. Prescient! Four characters live on a remodeled ferryboat on Persimmon Point Dock with stories of first love, academic triumph, forgiveness, facing down ancient demons, a perfect game, and creative larceny.
Looks Could Kill
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A vicar drops dead after a christening. A mother believes her daughter is evil. Emma Jones has a lethal ability. She becomes a doctor. Some of her patients drops dead. But others are watching her and want to use her powers.
The House With the Wraparound Porch
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mame McGrath's family moves in across the street from a magnificent Queen Anne-style house, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame proclaims boldly that she will restore his psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the heart of her existence.
Blood Drama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the crossover thriller "Blood Drama," a graduate student is taken hostage in a bank robbery gone awry, and he has to survive while the FBI does all it can to find him.
The Beam: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2097, the North American Union is walled off from the Wild East, humans are enhanced by AI and nanobots, and the omniscient network of The Beam connects everyone. The country is ruled by two parties: Enterprise and Directorate... and every six years during Shift, citizens decide their party, and determine who they are and will be allowed to be.
The Disappearance of Felix Kulp
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Don’t be fooled by the epistolary form of this novel—it is a wonderful and engrossing read. Every letter writer’s voice is unique and distinctive. From the divorced second wife Leila’s hilarious couplets and poison-penned fury at her cheating husband to the chap selling the pornographic Japanese art, all letters make compelling reading in the mystery of why and how Felix disappears.
Double Helix Crucifix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
When greed and faith collide, two powerful men and a beautiful televangelist construct a plan to gain control of the world’s dwindling oil reserves by creating a clone of Jesus to lead America in a new Crusade. But unknown to them, a second clone is born far from their guidance to a young Hispanic woman who hides away the child she believes is Christ incarnate.
Ironic Infidelity (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When David finds out his wife Janis is having an affair he is heartbroken.He loves his wife, but the ultimate betrayal she has committed with her lover is too much for David to bear. The only solution he can see to get revenge is murder his wife’s lover. However, David’s brutal plan isn’t as straightforward as he thinks. This short story is 3723 words long.
Knights Of Bourde
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about being lost and trying to find yourself; set to the background music of a famous psychedelic rock band. Nothing to do with knights or medieval times.
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 » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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.