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In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
Reeva’s Trial of the Love of Oscar Pistorius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Medically speaking, probably one of the most intense psycho-analyses of victim and perpetrator imaginable; done so with the specific intention of clarifying the reflection of ordinary minds in them, that have no idea how gravely ill normality can actually be; against the backdrop of astounding new biokinetic evidence (“gripping; best-seller...is bound to lead to a different conclusion”)-Magistrate
Internet Party
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 108,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Everything changes overnight when Josh meets Maggie, a dynamic, ambitious and beautiful PR consultant who challenges him to join her in a quest that will transform him forever. As Josh’s political ambitions go from strength to strength, his family life is under threat in ways he could never have imagined.
The Mountain that Slept Around and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when the citizens of a small Western town awaken to find a mountain next to them that wasn't there the night before - and what happens when it leaves again?
Not Sugarcoated - Inside The Head Of A Teen Diabetic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
I felt guilty for almost everything. The guilt was layered like an onion, from involuntary agreements to the never-enough shortcomings. They were all smelly and brought tears to my eyes. As I cut through the layers of the pungent onion of beliefs, I realized that most of the time, we do not even know what we believe until it is cut open and challenged.
Chasing Rohan
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Series: Becoming Natalie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Natalie has a college degree, an awesome job, and a rich boyfriend… so why does she suck at life? One summer will change everything. She just has to survive moving back in with her dad. New Adult. Drama. Novella.
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
c3
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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A Texan teenager discovers a frightening world in which young girls are sold when she studies abroad in Darjeeling. As she learns of an underworld she never dreamed existed, an ancient group called c3 offers to train her to use her innate skills for out of body travel to save her friends. She accepts their challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.
Nights and Colours
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nights and Colours is a collection of nine, thrilling short stories, which explores the age-long, face-off between good and evil. It covers the following themes: love, sex, betrayal, satanic ritual and murder.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Who Owns All The Oranges?
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Series: Who Owns All The Oranges?, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in 2030, a journalist tries to explain to his 17-year-old daughter how Britain has ended up being ruled by politicians reluctant to give up their self-anointed positions of power. The media is controlled, opponents disappear and private security firms carry out the brutal needs of the government while the majority of the population struggle to survive.
The Leaping Angels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
How would you stop a group of teenagers from leaping from a hotel balcony to another? That's Lizzie and Danny's next mission – the group test. With graduate, Alex, they use their persuasion skills, memories and concentration on getting to the hotel where the teenagers are. Only they find that their enemy, the Dark Angel, has got there first. For during their memory challenge, it starts to go wrong
Dia Linn - III - Le Livre de Wyatt (Díoltas)
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Series: Dia Linn, Livre 3. Price: $4.61 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: French. Published: June 14, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
À l'aube de la guerre de Sécession, Wyatt décide d'aller récupérer la mine d'or volée par Liam. Le frère d'Eileen est également bien décidé à honorer la díoltas celte, et à venger le meurtre de sa sœur… Il s'engage alors sur les pistes de l'Ouest, celles des trappeurs, des Indiens et des hors-la-loi, rejoignant un convoi de pionniers à destination du Colorado.
Imitating Art
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run. He finds the ideal place--where fiction and reality blur together.
Manderlay's Meow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Manderlay, the ginger tom, soars past his common beginnings to become the masterly beast his ancestors would be proud of. This is his tale.
Majority Rules
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Majority Rules is a story of conspiracy that moves through the halls of Congress with an insider’s view of currently relevant political history. It’s told through the eyes of unforgettable characters: a crooked lawmaker to his innocent congressional aides-turned-sleuths, to deadly trafficking on the border. The author’s experience in Congress unveils Washington’s inept majority/minority mindset.
Silent Counsel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,880. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
What if your child were killed in a hit-and-run, and the one person who knew the driver’s identity—his lawyer—couldn’t tell you his name because of a legal technicality? When Stacy Altman’s young son is run down, she learns that attorney Scott Heller knows who did it but can’t say, because the court held it was privileged information. If you’re like Stacy, you’d stop at nothing to make Scott talk.
Red Card
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Pat Carmichael was a talented Premiership footballer until a crippling injury ended his career at 27. His glamorous lifestyle suddenly ended, Pat hit rock bottom. Soon after, his wife left him. "I was in love with Pat Carmichael the football star, not Pat Carmichael the drunk with sick in his beard," she said as she handed him the keys. Booze and gambling did the rest. But could he bounce back?
Katherine Talbot
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You set the price! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
One resident at Forestwood Care Center has been waiting a long time for payback.