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The Archimedes Signal
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,570. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
In the October 26, 1979 assassination of South Korea's President Park Chung Hee, the conspirators use the firepower from stolen M-16's. Korean CIA Head Lieutenant General Kim Jae Kyu, who guns down Park, has planned the assassination since before the 1972 yushin constitution made Park dictator for life.
War in a Golf Cart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
Darkness And Light Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This brand new collection of short stories is called ‘Darkness and Light' for a reason, Lino Sterlini will plunge you into the darkest depths of humanity, exploring dastardly deeds and criminal minds. But fear not, against all the darkness there is light! Amongst the heart-racing tales there are heart-warming ones of love and friendship.
Annu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
Fire & Ice: A Collection
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A hit-woman who inadvertently recruits a bored youth; pure, extremely adulterated human nature; an incident in a waiting room; a living vision on a dark pier; a uniquely American cautionary tale; a ghost story; a young mother-to-be who is mental; proof that one man's god is another man's monster; a family coven; and the rag-draped bones of a reluctant prophet, cursing your life with his existence.
The Comforter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Liz finds herself on an extraordinary journey, retracing her life in the company of Jo who helps her come to terms with the secrets and lies that have confused and troubled her. Her family wait for her return and face their own difficulties as the truth of their past is uncovered.
Barnabas Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
The Hitman: Dirty Rotters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
I wasn’t always a killer. I was an average guy, living an average life. Then my fiancé was kidnapped and murdered. I buried my conscious, teetering on losing my soul, and stepped into the vengeful role of a killer. I became a hitman. A hero to some. An angel to others. I am Michael Lynch and this is my story. This is where it all began.
Mage Revealed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Not many can say they were born twice in a lifetime. Not many would want to. Struck with enough malevolent Spirit to turn him into a raving beast of a man, Bert Reese fights to remain human. Alone, he walks a slender path between sanity and madness. Then, an unlikely source enters his life to help—one of the now-hated mages.
Atlas, Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His life is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
The Genesis Voyager 2
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Series: The Genesis Voyager. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending voyagers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle!
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
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Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Unfortunate Roommates
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Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Preserve and Protect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Allen Drury is a master of political fiction, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, best known for the landmark novel ADVISE AND CONSENT. A 1939 graduate of Stanford University, Allen Drury wrote for and became editor of two local California newspapers. While visiting Washington, DC, in 1943 he was hired by the United Press (UPI) and covered the Senate during the latter half
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.
Old Hickory Lane
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Raised white, half Cree, Warren Jeffreys, D.V.M., is gifted with animals, but not very people savvy. Struggling in his first year in practice, bad luck and worse judgment lands him broke and homeless. He's cleansing cows and cutting up dead lambs inside bawling ewes—an animal mechanic in rural North Idaho. This book has been “vetted” by modern, practicing veterinarians.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
Trentatré Giri
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Cesenatico. Riviera Romagnola. Settembre 2001. Tata e Hi-Fi sono i proprietari del VinylStuff, un negozietto che vende esclusivamente vinili e che cerca di sopravvivere all’onda d’urto prodotta dalla rivoluzione digitale della musica. La verità è che il VinylStuff non è solamente un negozio, è molto di più. All'interno ci puoi trovare tizi come Platone, di cui si dice che in passato abbia...
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.