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Finding a Way in the Dark -The Blind Bat Short Stories and Previews
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Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The short story series: The Blind Bat, The Bat Sisters, and The Bat Colony are short anecdotes featuring teen bats. Bebe is a totally blind insect bat who first finds herself in the company of fruit bats. Batina is a fruit bat with low vision who gets adopted into an insect bat family. Despite their differences, these angsty bats eventually learn to live together. Also, two book Previews featured!
Chain Reaction
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Series: The Agency, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Majestik Multimedia. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Erik Hart suppresses important information, and suffers debilitating headaches and nightmares as a result. He sleepwalks through life trying to live out an average existence. When dangerous people threaten his life, Erik must recall what he has worked so hard at putting out of his mind, no matter how nefarious the truth seems...
Кусочек лета
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,640. Language: Russian. Published: January 1, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Два человека, мужчина и женщина, встречаются спустя несколько лет после разрыва отношений. Они проводят вместе несколько дней и между ними происходят диалоги, в которых они высказывают свои суждения, мысли и наблюдения на различные темы. Книга психологического жанра в повествовательной форме. Действие происходит в наше время.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
In The Stars Part I: Capricorn–Gemini
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 173,390. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fate, karma, written in the stars, or just bizarre quirks of coincidence? Set over the first six months of a year of The Circle, In The Stars Part I explores the day-to-day lives of nine friends from high school who are now it their late thirties, following them through celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions. Book Four in the Hiding Behind The Couch Series.
Approach to Freetown
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Series: Lion Mountain, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Mountain Springs House mspringspub@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Elizabeth Modra accompanies her boyfriend, Peter Safford, as he covers a story in Sierra Leone. The land and people have gotten into her blood so that she wants to make this new country her home. She is determined to find out why these people are so happy and content and good to one another, even after the horrors which had befallen them during the recent Civil war.
The Random Drabblings of a Madman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories contained in this volume are a collection of 100 word shorts known as 'drabbles'. The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space. Exploring various topics, this book endeavors to show its reader how much can be said in a very few words. Consider this a dare to read just one.
Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future" is a two-story bundle of approximately 6,600 words – two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned . . . be prepared . . . and watch.
O Homem Pós-Histórico
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
O mundo, tal qual conhecemos, não mais existe. Há apenas um homem diante de uma assombrosa descoberta, enveredando-se na intrigante busca pelo conhecimento. Um sujeito solitário, desenraigado e oprimido por sua condição humana: este é o Homem Pós-Histórico.
As We Lay
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You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
As We Lay is a prose on love. Two colleagues bathe in the blistering heat of a Spanish summer while one contemplates the other.
Last Words: A Story of Apocalyptic Loss
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Brandon's father has to have a talk with his son, both the most important and the last chat they'll ever have. How can a man give his boy the worst news possible? Can a 5th-grader cope with loss on an unimaginable scale? Last Words is a very dark and very short story, perfect for a single sitting or a long commute.
The Beggar
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Beggar asks the questions that surround day-to-day living. "What does it mean to exist?" Jim, quits his job, loses his apartment, and graduates from the Institute to look for the answer to his question. "What is freedom?" For him it is the act itself that gives him identity and a place in society, which he feels so estranged by.
The Things We Do for Women
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This debut story collection comprises twelve linked tales set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the disintegration of a young marriage. A man on the run hides out at a boarding house owned by a paraplegic woman. A young man confesses his extramarital affairs to his mother. A housewife attends the funeral of a young woman whom she never knew.
The Dog's Philosopher - A Carriage of Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Australian English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jimmy is a victim of a brutal crime that has left him permanently disabled and devastated. Everyone in the small country town knows who the perpetrators are, but the conspiracy of silence within their gang makes it impossible for the police to lay charges.
Alone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
Sweet Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two competitive Englishmen go cycling together in France. Each attempts to out-do the other as they pass through rolling countryside and villages. Stopping for water in one village they are helped by an odd woman. One man witnesses a grotesque scene in her cellar but keeps the information from his colleague, hoping to punish him for having 'beasted' him on the last hill. Revenge, then regret.
The Six-Fifty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two friends meet regularly in a pub they used to frequent as pupils of a local boarding school. Here the conversation usually centres around old anecdotes which they endlessly repeat and amuse themselves over. Some of these involve the misfortune of others. Sometimes this could even be described as cruelty. On one such visit, their conversation is overheard and an unknown man confronts them.
Topolino
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A victim of a workplace accident, Dave lives alone. His Postlady's daily visit is one of the highlights of an otherwise dull life. One day a woman from an accident claims company call-centre telephones him to offer help making a personal injury claim. Happy for the company, Dave tells her all about his accident. Soon the whole call-centre is listening-in. But all does not end well.
Jellyfish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two young men find themselves amidst forces beyond their control upon receiving a portenous note. Earnest brothers are placed in the center of a nascent revolt as a pair of young women grasp at an opportunity to escape from an oppressive evil, these character's destinies are bound and tested by instinct and passion, technology and fate.
Spring Cleaning
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Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This short story examines the mind and history of Marian, whose mind will not allow her to live completely in the present.