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Utopia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
They said she well. She was not well... Based on the true events of a mentally unwell woman who finds her way into the lion’s den at the National Zoo, this is a short story exploring the final and faint internal moments of a woman's life.
Losing It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jane has been locked up in a high security hospital for killing her children. Well meaning intervention by Dr. Townsend begins to uncover early events in Jane's life. While attending her sister's funeral, Jane escapes and goes back to the Belgian caravan site where the murders took place.
The Hunted
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Series: Just Killing Time, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Carl Strang, having escaped from the Meadow View Hospital for the criminally insane, has struck out into the world determined to cause as much carnage as possible.
The Uninvited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,380. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kacey Miller is on the run. Stumbling upon a heinous crime scene one sleepless night, she is drawn into an investigation where both the suspects and investigators are tormented by bizarre, supernatural experiences. She must decipher her own visions and nightmares, which forces her to confront long-denied, deep-seated, and secretive guilts—as well as her own connection with the murderers.
Influenca’s Needful Finitude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Influenca is alone in her room, well almost alone, there is a small Buddhist sitting in a corner watching her, and she is very bored. She may like to write an ebook about her experience or she might make an effigy of herself to prick. The Buddhist will help her decide. And so this little parfable is an exploration of boredom and the importance of it in Influenca’s life.
Sand Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Life is not a circle...it's a spiral. You come back to not where you were, but a place that has familiarity. Arny Woods' earliest and fondest memory was in playing soldiers in the sandbox in the back yard. He was too young to see the cycle return in high school, but the shock of combat at D Day opened his eyes.
Remembering Sergeant Sam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It's been decades since Billy Stewart has thought about Sam Wolinski, but when Ruben Gomez, a former brother-in-arms, calls out of the blue to inform him the Sergeant from their Vietnam days has passed away, all manner of memories - some still unresolved - surface for both of these veterans.
Die Koggelanemoon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 20, 2013 by Primedia eLaunch. Category: Screenplays » Drama
"Die Koggelanemoon" is 'n hoofsaaklik Afrikaanse en gedeeltelik Engelse draaiboek vir 'n kort film. Dit is wetenskap fiksie en nie gebaseer op enige werklike persone of plekke nie. Die storie draai om 'n begaafde student, Sebastiaan Boonzaaier, wat 'n paar harde stampe ervaar in die lewe. Hy eidig in die hospitaal deur die toedoen van die booswig, dr. Ivy…
I Draw Tight My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A fabulous monologue spoken by a hand gun which talks to the reader about its anxiety and what it thinks is happening outside the small bedroom drawer in which it sits. The gun tells of its fears and delusions, and the challenges it might face in anticipation of unknown threats that might befall it.
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 Red Men
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Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Just as life is looking up, George finds himself trapped in a nightmare from his childhood. He must fight his fears in order to return to reality or be trapped forever. There is help from an unlikely visitor to his nightmare, someone he thought lost forever.
Child Full of Stars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Meet a man who is dying, face-down in an alley on a strange world, with a knife wound in his guts. He is surely doomed, until a child comes to help him. But why is this filthy street child helping him, and where will this child take him? The answers run deeper than the surface suggests, and this unlikely pair have more in common than you might think.
Nin & Jara
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: Finnish. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Kahden ajl-trylumilaisen fantastinen harharetki ihmisten maailmaan.
A Run at the Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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Often whimsical, sometimes disturbing, these poems revel in language and image and myth. Whether pausing over the moment of a goldfish's passing, speculating on the contents of a goddess's wallet, testing the sharp edges of memory or exploring the significance of skin, the poems in this collection find the odd in the ordinary and the luminous in the lost. Watch out. The sting is in the tail.
Maggie's World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by Primedia eLaunch. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ellie Graham wakes from a coma to a strangely different world than the one she remembers. Sarah is a newlywed whose fairytale romance and marriage is turning into a nightmare causing her to doubt her sanity. Ruth, desperately longing for a child of her own is sinking beneath the weight of a long kept secret.
Lost Boys
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Price: $7.67 USD. Words: 190,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Kenny is AWOL, Michael is lost on the road to wild and unfrequented places. Teenager Matt is sucked into the murky underworld of a lawless estate. John is a recluse, Skinner is missing, Guy is hiding, Ryan doesn't call. Then there is little Mikey, swept away by a river in spate. These are the lost boys and this is their story, told through the lives of the women they leave behind.
The Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set almost entirely in the Washington, DC, suburb of Bethesda, Maryland, at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century, Garden Urthark’s Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene will thoroughly familiarize you with one strange life story.
The Counsellor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 206,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Primedia eLaunch. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The unexpected death of Maggie Sayer’s husband shatters her perfect world. Struggling to make sense of her grief, it becomes evident that a complete change and a positive focus is the only thing which will help her to carry on with life.
Man of Spirit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mass psychosis, technology and the power of charisma. In 1997 a boy is born with the personal allure to profoundly influence anyone he comes into contact with. A futuristic short story about a transformative meeting and the harrowing eventuality of idolatry.
12 Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
12 Steps is a novel about addiction, recovery, and the ways in which we're all a little more broken then we want to believe.