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Sister Christian-Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
The Time Travel Trailer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lynne McBriar buys a vintage travel trailer and discovers that it contains a time portal, resulting in adventures and danger for her and her daughter.
Brane Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Dean Grey is waiting on an old friend. They once shared many adventures in the past but have not seen each other in some time and Dean hopes to confirm something he has thought for years.
Under Their Skin
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Geneva laser clinic of Dr. Roman Micheli is as discreet as a Swiss bank—no matter who the patient, Roman is the dispassionate professional. His wife Isabel, a WHO leprologist, is even more dedicated to her work than Roman. But the Michelis' technically perfect partnership unravels when an American violinist strides onto a concert stage and weaves the audience into her musical spell.
The Hired Wife
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
Last Orders at Waterloo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After arriving back from a drinking contest in the pub one night, Dave is surprised to find that his long time partner, Belinda is seductively waiting in the bedroom, but then finds out that it is not really him for whom she is waiting.
The Eternal Question
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Why are we here? I had a chance meeting with a strange old man the other day that claimed to know. His answer makes a frightening amount of sense.
The House With the Wraparound Porch
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mame McGrath's family moves in across the street from a magnificent Queen Anne-style house, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame proclaims boldly that she will restore his psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the heart of her existence.
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 » Adventure » Travel
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run finds the ideal place--where fiction and life blur together. Can telling a story create another story?
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
Stingers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
James Clarke is always being picked on in school, and he particularly hates Stingers, a schoolyard game in which children throw tennis balls at each other in an attempt to cause as much pain as possible. His physical education teacher, Mr Evans, has no sympathy for the boy, believing he just needs to toughen up a bit.
Night Flight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tormented woman struggles between the love of another woman and the agonizing loss of her only daughter’s love. This taught drama follows Melissa Adams as she struggles against her own feelings of inadequacy, doubts about her sexuality, and her need to win back her daughter’s love. The story contains some sexual situations.
Kate's Gifts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A provocative thriller about a woman's battle against a deadly enemy- herself. A suburban "soccer mom" fighting addiction. A soldier, scarred by the horror of war. Two very different lives, brought together by an act of betrayal, and then torn apart by a deadly secret. Soon all that stands between the American dream and a nuclear nightmare are a woman's gifts.
Dark Faith Invocations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Religion, science, magic, love, family — everyone believes in something, and that faith pulls us through the darkness and the light. In the second coming of Dark Faith, join Max Allan Collins, Mike Resnick, Jay Lake, Jennifer Pelland, Laird Barron, Tom Piccirilli, Nisi Shawl, and a host of genre’s best writers with 26 stores exploring the things we hold dear and the truths that shatter us.
Το φάντασμα της ελληνικής κατάρρευσης
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,910. Language: Greek. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Τρία φαντάσματα επισκέπτονται, παραμονή πρωτοχρονιάς, τον μελλοντικό Έλληνα πρωθυπουργό Αλέξανδρο και τον ταξιδεύουν μέσα στο χωροχρόνο. Έκπληκτος ο Αλέξανδρος θα συναντήσει απρόσμενες αλήθειες που ούτε καν είχε φανταστεί. Η ματαιοδοξία και η φιλοδοξία είναι άφθονες,ο χρόνος όμως που του απομένει ελάχιστος και το διακύβευμα τεράστιο. Άραγε ο ήρωας μας θα καταφέρει να σώσει την παρτίδα;
The Soul Is Complex
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An author comes to grips with his spirituality as his life changes due to his new-found celebrity status.
Unmanned Submarine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
The Last Skywatchers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The known world unravels as the Spanish mission sphere expands across Southern California to the Colorado River from 1769 to 1854. People of one village pit themselves against invading settler-evangelists and their escorting soldiers, and a fierce resistance movement arises. Only the secret knowledge of Skywatchers--astronomer-healers--can ensure the preservation of a people and their culture.
Deadly Benefits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.