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Eveandrude the Holy Mistress of Aether
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Divine Eveandrude came to the world’s people so as to do good for them, and they worshiped her and followed her miracles. She told them she is the first cause of change unchanged by anything else, in a filthy time when the people needed direction. And all was good until she deliberately gaffed.
Pase de un Día
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A billion Third Worlders wanted to work in the United States. As a lucky holder of a daypass, Chalo had the opportunity to teleport to his job, unless he overstayed his shift. Or lost his daypass.
The Blackest Omen #1
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
THE MARKET FIRES part one: The Blackest Omen is made up of notes from the madness that we all have within us. One mind and a billion trying to kill every last bit of pain in the world. The chills are a touch, the fibers of hunger a meal.
The Totally Unauthorized Obamacare Joke Book - NEW 'We've Been Grubered' Edition
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 19,970. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the 2nd Edition of a collection of humor about Obamacare. Edgy and irreverent, the book takes dead aim all aspects of Obamacare with over 225 narrative jokes, Top 10 Lists, poems, haiku, puns, mock news releases, song parodies, etc. many of which were expanded or updated for the 2nd edition. Also includes some of the best Obamacare quips and one-liners from the late night talk shows.
First Steps : Madrid Writers' Club Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Each of the ten stories are written to depict a main character travelling, either in flight or on a journey of self-discovery. This collection takes the reader from Cuba to the Arctic to fantastical worlds, where animals talk and seals reveal their true nature. Airports and airplanes share pages with rowing boats, subways and horse-drawn carriages.
Flower On The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
Saving the Baby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this intense short story by Nicolas Z Porter, Gunnery Sergeant Ben Crowley is trapped between past and present, but what's so bad about trying to save a baby?
"The Namesake" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
As a teenager, Gogol rejects his name because he finds it strange-sounding. In his college, he begins to use his public name Nikhil that becomes his permanent name.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
Are You Alright Mister Lawrence?
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
"It is like she stood out from the darkness." Mister Lawrence said. He is permanently blind so what does that mean and how could this affect his day to day life? Would you like to find out? Well see what is wrong with Mister Lawrence. Is he losing his mind or is his mind trying to show him something?
Fishing in Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Peter escaped Hell and started on a better path. Now he's back in search of others who might finally be ready to leave. But Hell has a way of coming back to haunt you. When he gets separated from his guide, will Peter have what it takes to survive?
Live and Let Learn
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jason Dawds was a good husband, father and overall man. But does any of this matter if you are killed? This book explores possibilities and ideas.
Birds In Words - Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
These four short stories take their inspiration from birds. Three are quintessential Australian birds – the dainty Collared Dove, the raucous Spangled Drongo, and the extraordinary Straw Necked Ibis. The fourth story takes place in Scotland, and features the king of British birds, the Golden Eagle. The stories have an element of fantasy about them, or the supernatural.
Make Much of Time: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Intent on the stars, an astronomy professor realizes too late that he sacrificed a precious love for a dream he could never achieve. His loss awakens the young professor he mentors. She might choose life.
Un biglietto di sola andata
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
Justifiable Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story about one woman's abduction and her desperate struggle to keep herself alive at all costs. It contains disturbing adult themes, strong language, and explicit violence. Reader discretion is advised.
Minerva's Owl
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You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. 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?