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Spiritual Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
24 short stories on inner peace, connectedness and harmony with Life. These stories often point out the folly of human beings as well as their great potential, and often carry themes of joy, freedom, clarity and peace. They also look at what tends to cover these things up. The stories are 'spiritual' in that they are about our connection with Life, Nature and each other...
Endless Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
For their arrogance, two brothers are cursed to walk the Earth forever, unable to have the death that would free them from their torment. As they go their separate ways they take very different paths through history, resulting in an ending that pits brother against brother for the fate of the world.
Haunting Evergreen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two ghost hunters investigate a reported sighting at the Evergreen Bed & Breakfast. What they find will take them both by surprise.
Order of Seven
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Devi Bennett is surrounded by mysteries: her unknown heritage, a recurring dream about an African tribal ceremony, an inexplicable attachment to a certain tree and a psychic ability she’ll never understand—unless she finds her biological parents. But when an ancient legend surfaces which may link to her birthright, Devi learns her gift is more imperative that she thought imaginable.
Tales of Lost Love
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This sometimes humorous, sometimes passionate, sometimes sobering romance anthology features a mix of short stories and poems all of which tell a tale of lost love.
At The End of The Rope - Is a New Beginning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A collection of short stories that will take you from the ecstatic heights of burning desire to the darkest depths of the heart. Philosophizes about desire, spirituality, life, death, past lives, soulmates, destiny and divinity. Prepare yourself for an emotional roller coaster!
Murder Most Foul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
When two dismembered and unidentifiable torsos wash up on a local riverbank, nurse Jackie Reeves, believes the killer is a man from her past with a history of mental problems. She contacts FBI Special Agent Walker Harmon, who arrives to the sleepy town of Pleasant Valley, and met with a reception of lies and threats from local police and citizens.
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
The Brain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ten years ago Tom Mohr was a promising software executive when a freak motorcycle crash ended his life. He wakes up ten years later, but without the body he needs to continue the life he had with the woman he loves. With the work of the secret Gobi Institute and collection of brilliant lab technicians, Tom gets back on his feet - literally.
Hippocrates Wept
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Hippocrates Wept takes place in an alternate but not unimaginable post-September 11th world. Wall Street has crashed and HMOs have gone bankrupt. Congress and the President enact a universal healthcare system managed by the federal government. Under the National Health Security Act, hospitals and clinics become the property of the bureaucracy.
Hysterical Love
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dan McDowell— 33-year-old photographer, dumped by his fiancée and tilting toward an early mid-life crisis—is stunned to find a decades-old story written by his ailing father, a tale of lost love that appears to haunt him still. Incapable of fixing his own romantic dilemma, and convinced this woman from the past holds the key to happiness for them all, Dan sets off on a wild ride to find her.
Time's Alibi or The Quantum of Jazz Between the Sun and the Grave
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Andrew desires the success and love that have painfully eluded him. Without his grandfather's guidance, he may never find it. Suddenly thrust into the center of a conflict with historic consequences, Andrew might be able to survive if he can overcome his flaws, both inherited and self-inflicted. But first, he must find his grandfather and deal with his most dangerous invention yet: time travel.
Fathers and Demons; Glimpses of the Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the 28th century, Earth’s first mission to the stars is about to depart. The crew takes a pre-launch holiday to attend the wedding of a Judish crewmember, an excursion that proves enlightening in many ways. The mission’s Chief Engineer, however, heads to his own home to try to lay his personal demons to rest; scientific advancements do not guarantee the perfect functioning of the human mind.
Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a very short, fun interlude in the Hiding Behind The Couch series. Unlike the rest of the series, which is written in third-person (semi-omniscient) past tense, this short story is written in first-person present tense. It has no real bearing on anything else that happens in the series; it is what it is: an Easter Egg.
Prelude
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,880. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A dispute over a recently unearthed inheritance, worth millions, pits a deceased woman against her elderly living children in a compelling trial that tests the implausible claim of reincarnation's legitimacy in a court of law.
Soliciting from Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,130. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2015 by M L Eaton. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Biography
A young lawyer. 1970s England. Packed with authentic and endearing characters, unexpected romance and good old fashioned country town drama, Soliciting from Home is an amusing, occasionally sad, but always warm-hearted fictionalised account of a young woman setting up a legal practice in a small community in 1970s England
What Is War?
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Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Essay » Political
What Is War? uses an innovative combination of story and discussion to expands our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent in the act of war, on both the personal and national level. Based on G. Lowell Tollefson’s experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then, this book has implications for America’s current and future conflicts.
Vampire - Find my Grave
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Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: Free! Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Solve the puzzle and WIN £500!! John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, vampire, notorious womaniser and author of erotic poetry, visits Bolsover Castle to take part in an occult ritual, a journey into Hades, the Underworld, to retrieve a great lost treasure in this paranormal thriller. There is just one problem: The treasure is guarded by Lilith, succubus and Great Witch of Hades!
A Trip With Destiny
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In order to sweeten the state of affairs surrounding his marriage, Dan has planned a life-altering trip for he and his wife. Destiny Parker should have taken flight sooner.
Traditional Gravity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Evan Chambers struggles to answer one question: does life have any meaning? Will he find his life's purpose as he navigates the maze of his religious family, the return of a high school love interest and the death of his grandfather? Or is he stuck in an endless cycle of disappointment?