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Meet Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Meet Jack provides a sneak peek into the first of the Acts of Justice series, Melancholy Jack. You'll meet Jack briefly through the eyes of Nina (his mother), Jason (his best friend), Allie (his wife) and Dr. Ellen Foster (his psychologist). Melancholy Jack is scheduled for publication September 1st, 2014.
The Waiting Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In the waiting room of a psychologist's office, a man engages a woman in a conversation about personal responsibility and the mores of society.
Amber Bridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Land For Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The oldest war story of all, revisited from a radically different perspective: One that assumes nothing about the attributes or characters of the combatants. In any war, it’s not the propaganda that matters but the outcome of the final battle. Don’t be alarmed. It's just a fantasy. No statement of belief about...well, anything...is expressed or implied.
Remains to be Seen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
Ben Jackson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
Extractos El Barco de Cristal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Este son los extractos del libro. El Barco de Cristal inserta al lector en un fascinante relato lleno de emoción y drama, siendo el carácter moral un elemento que destaca.
The Mountain that Slept Around and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when the citizens of a small Western town awaken to find a mountain next to them that wasn't there the night before - and what happens when it leaves again?
Chasing Rohan
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Series: Becoming Natalie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Natalie has a college degree, an awesome job, and a rich boyfriend… so why does she suck at life? One summer will change everything. She just has to survive moving back in with her dad. New Adult. Drama. Novella.
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
The Leaping Angels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
How would you stop a group of teenagers from leaping from a hotel balcony to another? That's Lizzie and Danny's next mission – the group test. With graduate, Alex, they use their persuasion skills, memories and concentration on getting to the hotel where the teenagers are. Only they find that their enemy, the Dark Angel, has got there first. For during their memory challenge, it starts to go wrong
Imitating Art
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run. He finds the ideal place--where fiction and reality blur together.
Manderlay's Meow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Manderlay, the ginger tom, soars past his common beginnings to become the masterly beast his ancestors would be proud of. This is his tale.
Red Card
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Pat Carmichael was a talented Premiership footballer until a crippling injury ended his career at 27. His glamorous lifestyle suddenly ended, Pat hit rock bottom. Soon after, his wife left him. "I was in love with Pat Carmichael the football star, not Pat Carmichael the drunk with sick in his beard," she said as she handed him the keys. Booze and gambling did the rest. But could he bounce back?
Katherine Talbot
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You set the price! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
One resident at Forestwood Care Center has been waiting a long time for payback.
Hail Mary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
Every One Fight
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What becomes of Masurani Sarle, the tough talkin' All Star Runner when she loses all pride and her beloved father? School is a passable distraction, but even her backup plan can't overcome her stubborn anger. Entrapped by an illegal street fight and forced to turn pro, Masurani is pitted against a tank wrestling cyborg for the secret behind her father's death.
Purpose in Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This life changing and heavenly inspired book contains powerful revelations on how to discover your purpose in life and also teaches you how to fulfil it. In fulfilling your purpose, the world will celebrate your existence and your creator your faithfulness.
Grandma and Grandpa @ Dirty Sixth Street
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Series: Texas Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Approx 5300 story words. Approx 21 standard pages. In “Grandma and Grandpa @ Dirty Sixth Street” I include a few things that my wife Sheila and I experienced during SXSW here in Austin this past year, and fictionalize everything to include six imaginary grandchildren. And maybe a little of the two seniors' banter and relationship. :-)
Issues
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Issues, is the first puppy perspective tale of a dog whose unrelenting hard life leaves him begging for death. Can he find a reason to live in a world of human cruelty? Contains scenes that some may find upsetting and spiritually uplifting.