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In A Sorry State
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Fast and furious fun in the topsy turvy world of development experts and international high flyers. In a Sorry State follows novice aid worker Faith Cullimore as she blazes a determined trail through the impoverished villages of northern Uganda. She’s only there to help, or so she keeps saying.
Eyes of the Virgin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The eyes of the Virgin Mother gaze out of the piece of stained glass, their expression wise and protective. From time to time, the Virgin "blinks," and words appear in the glass-cryptic prophecies which the Vatican decodes and discloses, carefully. There are those outside the Church who believe that Mary's words will lead them to untold wealth and earthly power.
Mortlake and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Speculative and Science Fiction stories on subjects including Artificial Intelligence, Nanotechnology, Augmented Reality, Memetics, Surveillance, Paranoia and Higher Dimensions. 'We are all stories that we tell ourselves, but what if there's no-one there to hear?' All nine short stories have ideas that linger in the mind. You are in the tenth.
Up Gander Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
William and Florence Prater start their lives together with his having all the privileges and control in the marriage. He rarely interacts with any of his seven children, but commands they go by his beliefs and rules. When he becomes an itinerant preacher, there is wide opportunity to be involved with captivated women. His need for lofty adoration is a permanent trait.
Service Before Self
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Toby Grant has landed his dream job as a service tech for Handy Dandy Services. Things don’t go well from day one, when he's teamed up with Ryan Burnell, a twenty year veteran of the company. Toby quickly learns the hardships of being Ryan’s partner, and finds himself in one uncomfortable situation after another. Toby learns the true meaning of the company’s motto—“Service Before Self.”
Sin, Confession, Forgiveness, and Redemption: A Collection of Short Fiction About Failure and Hope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Sulis Publications. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
In this mix of historical fiction, science fiction, literary fiction, and contemporary fiction, McFaddyn explores the use of fiction in spiritual growth. These short stories are collected into four themes: sin, confession, forgiveness, and redemption. They will make you laugh, frown, and perhaps a little uncomfortable.
Detour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Caution! Detour ahead: This collection of short stories emphasizes how life's detours can significantly alter the course of a person's life. Some detours may lead to positive outcomes, while others can take a person down a destructive path. The reader will find a variety of characters who face decisions in their relationships, values, and career choices and outcome of their choices.
No Credit in Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
John Ballard is dead. That's bad enough, but what's worse is that he neglected to bring any of his possessions with him into the afterlife. It turns out the Egyptians were right and you need to take your stuff with you. John is forced to live like a bum in Heaven until he discovers a way he might be able to return to Earth to get the things that he needs to live an afterlife of comfort.
Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In one fateful afternoon, Harmon Burke performs one cruel and unforgivable act as he unleashes seventeen years worth of frustrations against Cece, his paranoid schizophrenic mother. Thirty years later, after surviving a lifetime of his mother's "un-cool" craziness, Harmon leads a reclusive life littered with personal failures, strained relationships, and life-threatening health issues.
London: Allie's War Early Years
Series: Allie's War Early Years, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
“If there ever was a race-traitor job, this was definitely it...” Revik arrives in London with a new job, a new home…and new people watching him, seemingly more than he has helping him watch the Bridge, a holy warrior hidden among humans to keep her safe from dark Seers called the Rooks. Meanwhile, Allie the Bridge has no idea who or what she really is, (A prequel novel in the Allie’s War Series).
La mujer idiota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Hilda es una niña que vive una infancia difícil al lado de una madre que pierde oportunidad para llamarla “idiota”. Sin embargo ella, a esa edad, poco entiende de la vida, así que ha encontrado el modo de adaptarse a su realidad. Un mal día un evento devastador lo cambia todo y hace que quede a la deriva, y al parecer la palabra “idiota” marca su sino. Sólo el tiempo dirá si logra salir adelante.
Hidden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Living in the world is hard enough... just imagine if there were two-a second world without humans, but filled with angels, wizards, demons and other creatures as well. High school senior Eve Keller believes she is normal, as normal as any adopted girl. That is until she starts having dreams of magic, war, and even dreams of herself in a foreign land.
From a Billion Dollars to Nothing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
Tom Heartland should never have been born. He was a mistake. He had a terrible childhood. He pushed everyone away because he felt he was not capable of loving others. He became rich, a billionaire. He shut out everybody. He cared about money and not about the people he loved. One moment changed everything! His journey was to help as many people as we could. He wanted to make a difference in th
A Surgeon's Heart: The Choice
Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,800. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Choice is the fourth in the A Surgeon's Heart series, which is the epic love story of pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Jack Roberts for his profession. In The Choice he strives to create a new, patient-centered health care system despite incredible odds.
Nun with a Gun
Series: The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli, Book 2 ยท The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Inspector Martinelli decides to take a vacation after his encounters with the vampires in the Vatican. He leaves Rome and flies to Munich in Bavaria, always hoping to meet a ‘Knight of Christ’ and maybe a few ‘Royal’ vampires. His hatred of vampires has sent him on a quest to kill as many as he can but things don’t turn out the way he planned.
Snake Shot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Composed. Confident. Compassionate. Mike Weiss keeps to himself, mostly. Doing his thing. His thing includes caring for people who cannot care for themselves. Mike is a paramedic. Mike has been able to carve out a niche, a safe haven from the chaos of his day to day work.
Autumn's Colours
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Nick Holloway’s nursing career was spent working in care homes in South Wales. His many experiences inspired him to write Autumn’s Colours, his first novel. This light-hearted story is set in an imaginary care home, the town in which Nick trained as a nurse. The people and events in the book are based closely on real care homes and real people.
Chasing Tail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tragic comedy about a young man who confronts the absurdity of a life spent without love. This would benefit from the assessment of a confident editor far enough removed from the influence of current trends to maintain the scope of the piece. But hey, I'm making it available for free, so for now it remains a vertiginous hike through terrain that is variously uncertain, perplexing, and beautiful
Prey of the Predator
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,230. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
“I’m afraid I’m going to hurt Natalie like I did all my other girlfriends. I love her. I do not want to hurt her.” “I don’t understand Joshua, what did you do to your other girlfriends?” I killed them.” With those three words, Tyra Wells, new mental health counselor, is sent on a journey that will have her questioning her career choice, her responsibility to her client, and her morality.
The Missing Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Two lives converge when a psychiatrist who has lost the love of his life to terminal cancer meets the most difficult patient he'll ever treat. The Missing Year deals with the choices we make for ourselves and our loved ones and how in the face of terminal suffering, those choices sometimes lead to rash decisions.