Books tagged: disillusionment

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Lightning Rider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Twenty-six year-old Jessie Scout had endured a life steeped in pain. She had come to Las Vegas, a city of risk, not to gamble. But to collect. This short work won Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Blood Red Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After 24 years of putting his life on the line, Officer Frank Harper sees it all tick down to one defining moment in this soul-wrenching short story.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Conversations With Verbs of Prey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is not always what we expect. Your vision and what is doesn’t always align. Do you fold into yourself and let your wishing get the best of you? Or do you look around and find that friend? Conversations With Verbs of Prey is Connor Nicolas’ latest short story exploring loneliness and how the need for connection causes one woman to exchange in dialog with an inanimate object.
The Idealists
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Two actors meet in a café in Antwerp. Years before at drama school, they were full of ideals, convinced they could help to save the world through political theater. Each accuses the other of losing his artistic integrity.
Disillusioned
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Series: Dissed, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sometimes marriage sucks. Sometimes husbands are hypocritical jerks. Sometimes life with them is too bound up in history to have any hope for a future. What happens when an opportunity arises to leave it all behind? And what if the chance comes with the benefit of a handsome companion? To decide, Tessa Wilson must choose between two men: one a scoundrel, one a hero. But which is which?
New Questions for a New Age: The limits of metaphysics and other belief systems
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Price: Free! Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This book is for everyone who has turned away in disillusionment from their inherited religion, only to find more of the same in the alternate paths they have chosen.
Seasons of the Heart
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Series: Novella's and Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Seasons of the Heart. These four stories reveal to us the four stages of ‘LOVE’ throughout a year in the lives of four very different couples and their experience of love at a certain stage in life. Summer love, a time when you expect to have it all, kids, marriage, true love, but it doesn't always work out that way.
Stories of Love and Hate
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Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories: A person rehabs from a stroke. A ghost story from the Civil War era. Two lovers meet, and go their separate ways. A new woman comes between two longtime male friends. A drunken man begins a campaign against rabid dogs. Tools mysteriously disappear, and the owner hatches a clever plot to recover them. A strange creature destroys any man who writes about her.
Under the Same Stars
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Price: Free! Words: 20,230. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A collection of 16 short shorts, brief glimpses into the lives of a variety of people living, working and dreaming under the same stars.