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Watching the World Fall
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Days before college football's National Title game, Ben Gerrard, a divorced architect and father (of the star quarterback) orchestrates the kidnapping of legendary linebacker/opponent MacReynolds Galtier. In this roiling page turner, Gerrard must navigate a minefield of deception, truth, unexpected love, dashed hopes and hidden dangers. Who is he? Who is Galtier? The clock is ticking.
A mistake of youth
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Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Futura is pregnant for the second time, and to Patrick it seems that their world is perfect, but news from the past might upset everything. Patrick is indeed contacted by one ex girlfriend, Arlene, who confesses having an almost-teenage daughter who might be his. He has no courage to disclose this to his wife. But there are also other news heralding pain. Futura and Patrick have been for years...
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto
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Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
Buonanotte Madame
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Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Buonanotte, madame è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
La città verticale
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sullo sfondo di una città del Mezzogiorno segnata dal degrado e dalla violenza, in un quartiere dominato dalle bande criminali, nel quale l’onnipresente potere malavitoso si è incarnato nella figura di un boss crudele e spietato e dove ognuno lotta ferocemente per conquistare il suo posto al sole fuggendo dai bassifondi della vita, dall’ombra dell’anonimato e della sconfitta, un prete...
Over here
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An eloquently written novel tracing the social transformations of a century where possibilities were opened up by two world wars that saw millions of men move around the world to fight, and mass migration to the new worlds of Canada and Australia by tens of thousands of people looking for a better life.
The Art of Secrets
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Series: The PastFinders. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life is tough. People hurt other people. They either abuse, manipulate or isolate them. Emma is young and already hates the world. Charlotte is old; she’s always hated the world. They both hide behind a façade. They both need redemption. Will they find it by sharing their pain?
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
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…
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.
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 …
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.
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
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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.