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To Rise Again
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sometimes legends take flight, but at what cost? After wandering the desert, Roserin and her son thought they found refuge in Farona. But priests there kidnap Sethin in the middle of night and send Roserin on an impossible journey to save him.
Fire & Ice: A Collection
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A hit-woman who inadvertently recruits a bored youth; pure, extremely adulterated human nature; an incident in a waiting room; a living vision on a dark pier; a uniquely American cautionary tale; a ghost story; a young mother-to-be who is mental; proof that one man's god is another man's monster; a family coven; and the rag-draped bones of a reluctant prophet, cursing your life with his existence.
Thirty Years to Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Thirty years ago Jimmy Donnelly was sent to prison. Now he's free again and eager to finally avenge himself on Detective Charles Maryham, the man who put him behind bars. And then there's Maryham's beautiful wife Carla, the subject of many of Jimmy's wet dreams back in prison. But thirty years is a long time. And sometimes, it's too late for vengeance. This is a short story of 3700 words.
The Comforter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Liz finds herself on an extraordinary journey, retracing her life in the company of Jo who helps her come to terms with the secrets and lies that have confused and troubled her. Her family wait for her return and face their own difficulties as the truth of their past is uncovered.
Stare Decisis (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A mutated kitten, magical dust, and a machete: What better way to explain how same-sex marriage has been beating common sense in the courtroom. Includes bonus story: "The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger (and gets something completely different)" Short satire. (~2100 words)
Barnabas Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Born in Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
BORN IN SHADOW… This short novella is a prequel to the series. It tells the legend of how the Shadow Walkers came to be.
The Hitman: Dirty Rotters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
I wasn’t always a killer. I was an average guy, living an average life. Then my fiancé was kidnapped and murdered. I buried my conscious, teetering on losing my soul, and stepped into the vengeful role of a killer. I became a hitman. A hero to some. An angel to others. I am Michael Lynch and this is my story. This is where it all began.
2345: Uma Carta do Futuro
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O que pode um homem do futuro, possivelmente dizer à humanidade vai evitar seu sofrimento e extinção?
The Borderline
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Billy Only intended to go for a walk downtown, look at the lights and the pretty girls, kill some time. It seemed the safest thing in the world. He bent to take a look in the window of the car, two dead men, he had thought, but the driver was not dead, he raised his gun and leveled it on him. 24 hours later as he dug the hole in the desert hard pan he was wondering how it had all gone so wrong.
Seeing Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Maggie wants to get rid of the annoying boyfriend who has taken over her apartment. Hilda has had enough of her abusive husband. And murder is a cheaper solution than divorce. Two tales of bad relationships, angry women and murder of 4600 words or approx. 15 print pages altogether.
Murder in the Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nine tales of love, death, vengeance and murder. This is a collection of nine short crime tales of 18800 words altogether. Several of the stories are also available as standalone e-books.
Mage Revealed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Not many can say they were born twice in a lifetime. Not many would want to. Struck with enough malevolent Spirit to turn him into a raving beast of a man, Bert Reese fights to remain human. Alone, he walks a slender path between sanity and madness. Then, an unlikely source enters his life to help—one of the now-hated mages.
Atlas, Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His life is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
The Genesis Voyager 2
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Series: The Genesis Voyager. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending voyagers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle!
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
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Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Unfortunate Roommates
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Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Garbage Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A short story, about 5000 words. Young Jacinta Jaara likes to sit by the old landfill mine and listen to the music ancient Neyerneyemeet plays. The music speaks of her of the old days, when the people of Australia were divided, before the war that changed everything. Soon, Jacinta's curiosity will lead her to an even more profound change, a change of growth, learning, and understanding.
Preserve and Protect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Allen Drury is a master of political fiction, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, best known for the landmark novel ADVISE AND CONSENT. A 1939 graduate of Stanford University, Allen Drury wrote for and became editor of two local California newspapers. While visiting Washington, DC, in 1943 he was hired by the United Press (UPI) and covered the Senate during the latter half
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.