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Sweetness in the Dark: A Story of Love and Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The world is headed toward financial collapse when a powerful solar flare crushes the Earth’s electrical grid. Paul Kendall is now in a race against time as he fights to save his family’s lives from the chaos that ensues.
Shoals Court: The Book
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Price: Free! Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The novel version of the on-line soap finds a suburban neighborhood beset by murder and organized crime while police and a visiting attorney try to piece the sparse evidence together and catch the villains. Meanwhile, residents contend with growing families, old flames, new crushes, serious illnesses, marriages gone violently sour, and pesky gulls.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 6: Gemini
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gemini is Episode 6 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the sixth of six eventful months. It's quiz night at the Red Lion - time for The Circle to pit their wits against the rest of the regulars...and each other. The sound of wedding bells is, most definitely, in the air! The story continues in Breaking Waves and Epi #7 (Cancer).
In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Taurus is Episode 5 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fifth of six eventful months. The time has come to face up to what the future holds; Andy steps up to the biggest challenge of his life; George breaks the bad news to Oliver; Eleanor makes no bones about her feelings and kicks up a storm.
The Five Lights of Morning
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Price: Free! Words: 53,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It was the perfect murder—that almost went undetected—until a detective picks up clues dropped as a suspect proves all too willing to talk. As the truth gradually unfolds the secrets of a murder planned for decades are revealed.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 4: Aries
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Aries is Episode 4 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fourth of six eventful months. Jess comes to terms with her condition in time for Kris’s TV debut; Josh and Eleanor attempt to resolve their differences before Toby’s christening; Jason’s hard work comes to fruition; George enjoys a nostalgic birthday celebration.
Running for the Guv
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Price: Free! Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney fresh out of law school, desperately trying to get new clients. In a mad gamble to obtain some publicity he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. But when a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is appalled at the prospect he just might win--since he hates politics with a passion!
Cristal - Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Evil is lurking everywhere and disguised as many things. But that's not all she has to fear. Never trust anyone, her father always told her. Especially your closest allies. Things are never really what they appear to be. Strange things start to happen to her and her friends. She witnesses strange events and is accused of causing them even from people closest to her.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 3: Pisces
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Pisces is Episode 3 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the third of six eventful months. Sean's all primed for a murder mystery, but are his intentions all they seem? A chance meeting in a milk bar sparks a brand new friendship; Josh finally comes of age and is eager to explore his newfound identity.
A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
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Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.
The Spirit Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Noah’s pursuit of education, girls and success is threatened by his lack of money, a dead cow and an ancient evil called The Legion. Growing up on Kilimanjaro is not easy for any boy but especially so when your parents are substance farmers. Noah has it all worked out though...
In The Stars Part I, Episode 2: Aquarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Aquarius is Episode 2 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the second of six eventful months. Dan and Adele try to come to terms with their loss; Sophie has a life-changing decision to make; Marigold's release date draws close; Kris's acting career could be heading for the big time - is George brave enough to make the offer?
Star Dawning: A Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A young man walks out of prison after serving eleven years for murder. He joins a young woman who is trying to break free from chains of her own—a lifelong physical disability. They become family and interconnect with two others families, also struggling to survive. Unpredictable and heartwarming, a fascinating psychological story of individual redemption and the restorative power of family.
A Deliberation of Morality
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Series: Sir Differel Van Helsing, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 29,120. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Few of us ever see our shoulder-devils, those personifications of our own evil side, and those who do are generally hallucinating. But Sir Differel Van Helsing has to be different.... This is a short story.
Jesus Youth Prayer
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Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Seven steps prayer format inspired by the traditional patterns of community prayers in the Church.
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
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Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
Pain_Relief_Now!
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Price: Free! Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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বিতংস (The Trap)
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Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: Bengali. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
'বিতংস' দেয়ার বেড়ে উঠার গল্প। একটি স্বাধীন দেশের প্রেক্ষাপটে। তাই এই গল্পে রাজনীতি এসেছে, দেশের সমাজ ব্যবস্থার কথা এসেছে। সবকিছুই ভাঙ্গাগড়ার মধ্যে দিয়ে এগিয়ে চলছে। দেয়া মফস্বলের মেয়ে। মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দেখেছে খুব কাছ থেকে। আসলে সে দেখেছে মানুষ। শিখেছে কিভাবে মানিয়ে নিতে হয় বিভিন্ন রকম মানুষের সাথে। দেয়ার অভিজ্ঞতাই এই উপন্যাসের পটভূমি।
Deliverer
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Price: Free! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jeff Truman inherited the big house, the bank accounts, and the life of crime. When a rival gang-leader sets a high bounty on Truman's head, he finds himself crossing lines that he never intended to cross.