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Lessons Learned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
What is the price of a broken heart? When we're very lucky, it's nothing more than lessons learned. When we aren't? Well, suck it up and get over yourself. But that's a story for another time.
PhotoBomb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this short story, George is walking on the beach with his four year old granddaughter when he pranks a gathering of Middle Eastern people by adding himself to the back of their group photo. When this group sets off a bomb in Philadelphia, and some of the terrorists are killed, the photo on a dead man’s phone soon falls into the hands of the media and the FBI, who identify him as the mastermind!
November Mourning
Series: Savor The Days. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
November Mourning, Book 4 of Savor The Days series picks up with famed Hollywood actor Rhys Matthews, aka Evan, as he struggles to put the past behind him and find a future for himself and his family apart from his overwhelming career. I know who you are . . . the ominous threat of a stranger threatens to uncover the past that Evan has tried to keep buried.
Scar Tissue
Series: Mr. Finn. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Underground private investigator, Finn Harding, returns in this fast-paced, gripping crime thriller. When Finn discovers an acquaintance, Dr. Daryl Jennings, is entangled in a fentanyl smuggling operation, he negotiates a deal with the head of an Indianapolis criminal organization to earn the doctor’s freedom. But freedom doesn’t come cheap.
Something to Hope For
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
After 18 years of marriage, Jane has come to terms with being labeled a divorced woman. She decides to join a gym and starts working at her best friend, Ann's, boutique. Jane tries to remain sedulous for her children, but she really feels like a jigsaw puzzle.
Best Served Cold, Revenge a la Carte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
No matter what taste short mystery fiction readers might have, each will find something to their liking in this bakers' dozen by Sylvia Nickels. Revenge in many forms, as concocted by the characters, is featured in most of the stories. Sometimes the fierce thirst for revenge must ignore the saying, '...revenge is a dish best served cold.'
The Green Mountain Dream Trilogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 229,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Green Mountain Dream Trilogy includes three books: No Permission Needed, The Widow Maker, and Green Mountain Dream. The Trilogy spans 100 years of events that detail the struggle of two people in love... a love that cannot be ended by the mere passage of time. These books will challenge your ideas about your life, your relationships, your dreams, and what might happen after you die.
Green Mountain Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is the third in The Green Mountain Dream Trilogy. It hinges largely on the events of the two previous books, No Permission Needed and The Widow Maker. It is about love, about the possibility of reincarnation, about dreams, and about the spirit that lays hidden in everyone and everything around us.
Trump's Bible The Book of Genesis, a satire
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Story of Creation, from Trump's Point of View. This is a work of satire: Genesis 1 In the beginning, there was nothing but chaos and darkness. And from this nothingness, Trump created himself. And he saw that he was great. Also from the darkness Trump created a vast Firmament and he called this America, land of the free and home of the brave. And Trump saw that this was Great.
The Detail Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
I sell drugs. So did Bay Reed. The difference between Bay and me: I know how to keep secrets...
Untitled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Document Found in a Prefab Undergoing Demolition in a North-west London Suburb A novel-ms, lost and recovered years later, in the form of an account by a schoolboy of his final year at grammar school, an attempt by examining the days past to find a key to the future.
What They Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
Walking In The Neon Night
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jonathan had always been warned of this side of the city. A place where neon lights disguised everything and where shadows concealed the sins of man. His father's warnings were beginning to fall on deaf ears as Jonathan searched for the answer to his own question. That question had brought him here but will he find his answer.
The Gay Pill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The President of the United States is up for reelection and a controversy erupts. A pharmaceutical company has manufactured a pill that when taken by the mother during pregnancy, can prevent the child from being gay. Will the President decide to stand against the Pill and risk losing reelection, or will he stand up for what he believes is right?
Into the Silence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Into the Silence is the story of Chris Hinton and his spiritual journey to find happiness from a life of fear and guilt. It tells of his travels from London to Dharamsala in the Himalayas, of his encounter with the Dalai Lama, and then of meeting his spiritual teacher on the sacred Hindu mountain, Arunachala, in the South of India.
Point Blank (a Short Tale of Macabre Family Faults)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE PRESSURE... ASK YOUR MOTHER TO STOP POINTING THE GUN AT YOUR HEAD. Suddenly, it's write or die for Steven, thanks to the pressure of his own mother indenting his tender skull with the muzzle of the pistol held in her hand. Not to mention that his recently departed Father lying on the floor beside him should supply enough motivation.
Brick by Brick
Series: The Irish Novels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,210. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Martha Marie takes the reader into the adult lives of ten siblings, an environment she knows well from her own childhood. She explores their relationships with humour and sympathy, and her affection for her native city, Dublin, comes through in all she writes.
Coffee? Perhaps Tea?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this psychological short story, Mr. Wilson appears to have misplaced his mind. But then, why would he appear normal around a pretentious doctor who has completely alienated him? Well, if he could be anymore alienated than he already was.
Our Lady of the Burning Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Two stories of crime, chance and coincidence. Liam has to raise twenty thousand dollars to pay back the mob and decides to rob a church. But fate has other ideas. Dennis has robbed a bank and found the perfect hiding place for the loot, a deserted factory. But his plans are thwarted by homeless Harry… 4900 words or 18 print pages altogether
A Man of Means - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over dinner in a London restaurant, a man reflects on breaking up with his latest girlfriend. Dear Reader: If you enjoyed this short story, please read my longer works, also available for free on smashwords.