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In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
The Foundations Codex
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Earl Whit's life and for the majority of his fellow Americans the sky was literally falling and he immediately realized there was no hope on the horizon. He was just like everyone else, no longer trying to get ahead but now in permanent survival mode.
Shark and Ice
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Shark Johannsen appears to be a wealthy playboy who charter-fishes in the Florida Keys on his fabulous, custom-built, sixty-foot charter boat Playboy. His first mate is Juan Franco. Shark and Juan are actually agents of a secret federal agency known as SIFUSS, Secret Investigations for US Security. No one has ever seen the faces of the director or deputy director.
Shoot Down
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 180,950. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Shortly after takeoff, a jumbo jet explodes over the waters of Long Island. Witnesses claim the aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air missile; the government insists a mechanical malfunction brought down the airplane.
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
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Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
Primacy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Thousands of monkeys and apes suffer in animal testing labs. If just one of them could speak, what might it say and whose interests would it threaten? To find the complete answer and save a special ape, researcher Liane Vinson will confront a malevolent corporation, a venal federal government, an animal rights movement that's lost its way--and all of our assumptions about man's primacy in nature.
Adjective Narcissism
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
The Fifth Lectern
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? That was the starting point of The Fourth Lectern. But the repercussions didn’t stop there. What would have happened next? The outcome was different, so things would have been different – and rather unstable …
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
All Our Future Glory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world has narrowly escaped complete destruction, and rebuilt itself to as close a level of peace and perfection that can logically be attained. And for Marguerite Harper, it's a beautiful world, and one that she wholeheartedly believes in. But not everyone shares her views. And eventually she is forced to question almost everything that she holds as true and righteous.
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.
Jade Is my Stone
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shipton Kingsgate has an obsession with jade. Follow his crazy quest for a special piece of this stone, even as the whole world conspires against him: the government, the markets, his ex-wife, his son, even his own better judgement. While this text reads as a novel, its thirty chapters are also a collection, a treasure trove, of stories about jade, its beauty, its history and its addictive charm.
The Time Travel Trailer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lynne McBriar buys a vintage travel trailer and discovers that it contains a time portal, resulting in adventures and danger for her and her daughter.
Focused on Murder
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 141,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When nature photographer Julia Ballard stumbles upon clues to a long-unsolved double-murder her wilderness adventure turns to intrigue and then to terror. Is a conservation and environmentalist group as benign as it first seems? Enjoy a colorful story that transports the reader through the scenic Colorado Rockies, and experience the warm bond between Julia and her dog Maxie.
Reversed on Appeal
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
A talented paralegal boldly makes the case for the reversal of a landmark Supreme Court decision only to be ruthlessly attacked and vilified for her daring argument.
The Coalition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This novel is the merger of reality and fiction taken to a higher level. The main characters are based on the lives of the authors. The counter-terrorist and terrorist form the basis for this tale bristling with believability because they are the living extensions of the men who wrote this book. This story projects where the global war on terror may be in a few years.
Kev the Vampire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
‘The blood is the life! The blood is the life!’ is all a mysterious bullied teenage dropout, Patient K, will say. Possessed by Dracula during a hallucinogenic trip, he embarks on a quest to find his immortal beloved. Can his psychiatrist save him from his delusions or will the Dublin underworld consume both of them?
Little Boy Yao
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Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This a poem about a Boy King named Yao