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Dumbass
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Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When a boy grows up being told he's stupid constantly, there's great potential for things to go wrong later in life. When the young man he grows into discovers that he can read minds, that potential grows...
Coulson's Secret
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Series: The Coulson Series, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
More than one person had a motive to murder Senator Coulson, including Kim’s high school sweetheart, the boy who got her pregnant and broke her heart. Tragically, Kim's mother was killed as well. Was it a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or was her murder intentional?
Kill the Media
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Ex mercenary Jack Vane is trapped between a U.S. President who seeks reelection at any cost, and a Left-wing Media that will stop at nothing to guarantee his reelection.
An Affair With Death
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
Reticent Rain
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Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The spaces between the connect and the disconnect are in concert when a young psychiatric intern, Doctor Pierce, faces the many challenges that the state run institution of Westwood presents to him. There he meets Paige, a frail and catatonic patient, that changes both of their lives forever. Through cryptic passages and heavy metaphor, the story unfolds to a bewildering and unnerving ending.
A Dozen Steps Through Hel
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Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of twelve terzanelle poems influenced by Norse mythology, specifically regarding the afterlife. The poems explore key locations and concepts of the Germanic underworld. Yeah, this is pretty obscure stuff even for fans of the mythology.
Stories From the Psych Ward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This collection of stories was inspired by people met by the author during his stay in a mental health unit. The characters are tragic, heroic, disturbing, and inspiring--and as real as your family or friends. Explore mental illness and its treatment through the stories of those living with its effects.
Faceless
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Siphewe Fasala idolised his father, but everything changed for Siphewe the day he died. Turning to a life of crime was his way of showing that he did not care.
Back To The Bronze Age
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Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The year is 2048 and Liristan has declared war on the Allied powers. Racing to uncover a deep-rooted political conspiracy before it's too late, nineteen year old, rookie M.P. Jonathan Tremblay and Legislative Assistant Alexandra Sinclair must navigate the dangerous game of politics to stay ahead - and stay alive.
The Dragon Cycle
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Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An event happens on January 22 that changes the course of history forever. Two towns are destroyed, and there is one survivor, Pollock Drake, a 15 year old. He is taken into custody as a suspected terrorist. Another attack occurs during the interrogation. Drake escapes and fights to survive against a country that is after him while trying to kill what destroyed his home.
Trespassers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,080. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The C.I.A is tasked to investigate an escalating national security threat on the Mexican border. They recruit Neal McGrath, a Georgetown University professor and former Special Forces officer with contacts in Mexico, to help. While in Mexico City, McGrath uncovers a deadly international conspiracy that puts American lives and his own in grave danger.
Road to Magdalena
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
On a road trip to Mexico, Nick receives a random flyer warning him of Armageddon. Nick believes it's true, and recruits his best friend Cody and girlfriend's sister Rose to travel with him to the town of Magdalena, where he'll seek his salvation as he awaits the end of the world. This short story was influenced by the myth of Narcissus and Echo.
Dragon Shaman: Book Two, The Smoky Mirror
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Series: Dragon Shaman, Book 2 · Spirit Bridges, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
BlowingWind and Ryu expected to be able to get on with living, but Fate has a different idea for the young Shaman in training and her Dragon Protector. Continuing her adventures between the worlds of Spirit and Man, BlowingWind traverses the worlds, and even time itself to regain the Smoky Mirror. Will she succeed, or will she get lost in the threads of the tapestry she is caught within?
Dragon Shaman: Book One, Taming the Blowing Wind
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Series: Dragon Shaman, Book 1 · Spirit Bridges, Book 2. Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
BlowingWind, a half Irish and half Apache trying to mesh and understand her heritage, has a strange enough time figuring out her life. When she thought things were finally starting to have a plan, the Spirit she was in love with dies in his duty, and his soul splits... as does her own. What is her real calling, and what of the ancient O'Drake curse? Why is the Japanese dragon she finds familiar?
Ameristocracy
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Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
When a conspiracy theorist cop stumbles upon the secret society responsible for the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy, he becomes convinced that they now have the newly elected President squarely in their cross-hairs.
Timothy Weary
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(2.00 from 1 review)
Timothy Weary was the high school geek. He had no friends and was brunt of all the "cool kid's" jokes. They hated him, because he was different. Such was their hatred that one day after school, the cool kids beat him up and put poor Timothy in the hospital. After the beating Timothy changed. And one night he got his revenge.
Flasher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
When hack writer Paul Monk gets invited to an A-lister party by Hollywood icon Pep Larson, he’s in way deeper than he’s used to, soon drowning in the politics, booze, and bullshit. And when he finds out exactly why he’s there, things get even trickier.
THE SIN OF POWER
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Power can corrupt the strongest of men, but will it corrupt Peter Kelonge? Peter is driven to oppose the corrupt dictator President Massa and liberate the African nation of Catanga from his tyrannical rule. Will Peter Kelonge manage to overthrow Massa? And, if so, will he manage to lead the people of Catanga with honor and justice, or will he, too, fall victim to the temptation such power offers?
Cat Zen
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Sit down with a man, a cat, and some Zen for about 600 words. You won't regret it.