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Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future" is a two-story bundle of approximately 6,600 words – two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned . . . be prepared . . . and watch.
Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal" is a two-story bundle of approximately 9,600 words. In it you'll see that things aren't always as they seem – that there's a lot more to some humdrum, everyday lives than the people living them ever dared to imagine. And the implications are, well, sometimes frightening . . .
Sudden Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
O Homem Pós-Histórico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
O mundo, tal qual conhecemos, não mais existe. Há apenas um homem diante de uma assombrosa descoberta, enveredando-se na intrigante busca pelo conhecimento. Um sujeito solitário, desenraigado e oprimido por sua condição humana: este é o Homem Pós-Histórico.
The Boxer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Thomas Edward Shaw. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
"The Boxer" is one short story from Thomas Edward (Eddie) Shaw's soon to be released book of short stories - "A Cowboy Like Me". The protagonist, Booker, is working on a summer job when he meets a young man who claims to be a boxer. Booker doesn't believe him until the young man, named Harry, proves who he is and the surprising thing, to Booker, is that years later, Harry becomes a senator.
Poems of Friends
Series: Sailor Poet - Suite Two, 1 of 4 ยท Sailor Poet - Suite 4, 1 of 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is Charles Wylie's second of nine eBooks of poetry about Love, Friends, Mystery, Nature, Parting and Grief, Faith and Family, Fun, Heroes and Indignation, and The Sea. Some friends in the UK, the USA and the Commonwealth will find themselves featured. I do hope they will remain friends when they've read what I've written!
As We Lay
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
As We Lay is a prose on love. Two colleagues bathe in the blistering heat of a Spanish summer while one contemplates the other.
It's Time
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Being old is bad enough, but when your children forget you, that is the last straw.
I Can Do Anything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Measuring the Marigolds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dr. Savannah Lund's only way home is through the void that destroyed her partner's mind. Can she take it?
The Daily Conjuror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Bithia Wellington-Paine understands the old conjuror's adage, "It takes a witch to know one," so it's clear that's not her current problem. It's simply a common thief with a touch of con man, or rather con girl. The “problem,” at fifteen-going-on-grown-up, was Aristolia Stewart Dunsmore and this teen was about to learn that stolen property - especially from a mage - always has a hidden price.
Il Furbo
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Le storie più belle sono quelle che s’inventano i furbi, quelli bravi. Straordinarie, mutevoli, sempre verdi. Sono talmente belle che se avessero scelto la penna invece che la lingua, saremmo pieni di Shakespeare proprio qui, in terra di Sicilia. Artisti. Anzi, grandi artisti, tutti quanti.
Clive For PM
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
He was a simple bloke, the billionaire who decided to run for parliament. But once there he wasn't happy with what he saw, and he decided to take advantage of the chaos that was erupting in Australian politics. When a double dissolution election was held Clive whipped into action and presented the most amazing vision in political history. Join Clive as he takes Australia to a new future.
Carl of the Bells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Always on the hunt for a way to make a quick buck, Joe's good buddy Carl thinks this year he's hit on a winner. Most of Carl's schemes don't pan out. This one looks like it just might, and that rubs Joe's conscience the wrong way. The only problem with having a conscience—it might tell you what's wrong, but it sure doesn't tell you how to fix it.
The Pardon
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
Miroir-Temps I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: French. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Gîtan d'eau Tout, en somme, n’est qu’hypothèse et incertitude. La connaissance absolue est interdite à l’homme. A.Gerbault
The Dog's Philosopher - A Carriage of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Australian English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jimmy is a victim of a brutal crime that has left him permanently disabled and devastated. Everyone in the small country town knows who the perpetrators are, but the conspiracy of silence within their gang makes it impossible for the police to lay charges.
The True Origin of World War II Revealed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Is the news making you crazy? Fed up with politics and politicians? Wondering if the official history of events is as true as you once thought? You've likely figured out by now that in politics, history, and the news, events are often not what they appear to be. For instance: In recently found documents Winston Churchill reveals the clandestine provocations behind WWII to Sir H. R. Trumpleflush.
Late Night with Larry the Lip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Larry "The Lip" Bender has a good thing going at KRUD talk radio. His call-in show rules the 2 to 5 a.m. niche and the odd hours and offbeat audience are right up his alley. But the normally unflappable Prince of Weird, as Bender refers to himself, gets blown away when he takes a phone call on the air from someone who has been dead for 10 years. Short Fiction - Humor / Metaphysical
His Perilous Throne
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A young man is wrongly imprisoned for the manslaughter of his kindly employer. Michael has mild learning difficulties and was raised in a children's home. Unable to explain to the court that the death was an accident, he is incarcerated with a sadistic killer, who forces him to become his butler and becomes progressively deluded that he is a member of the aristocracy. Revenge lurks in the shaddows