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Quick Reads: Kindred Spirits
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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Two elderly woman friends on a bike path make an indelible impression on a young jogger.
River
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
On a beautiful spring day, a woman loses her mother. One summer night, on the river bank in her neighborhood, she meets her mother again who tells her wise and unforgettable views of life. A Poetic, magical and philosophical short story for all mothers, daughters, and sons of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Borrowed Brains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This story explores the mind of the central character, UÌGO, who becomes simultaneously part of two vastly different worlds questioning the meaning of reality.
The Leper's Bible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
At the time of the dissolution of the monasteries the monks who remain at Fountains Abbey are struggling. It is a time of intrigue, corruption and power politics. Within the hallowed hush of the scriptorium two monks are working in companionable silence. Until a shocking revelation challenges their relationship. Will the corruption of others destroy any hope of a miracle? Is belief in God enough?
The Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Where does the notorious Rosa Watson go following her release from prison? Can she escape from her past? Or has the past caught up with her? Tom Radcliffe believes she has a gift, but is he right? And what is it that Rosa can really see? ('The Gift' is longer version of the short story that won first prize in the Oundle Literary Festival in 2011.)
Scrying the Stocks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A short story. David Pendaran can see into the future with his magic laptop, making him millions in the stock market. But the magic is hard to control and comes at a deadly cost.
Elijah's Coins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Elijah's Coins" is a historical fiction story in which the biblical Elijah appears in more recent times to grant those who wish the ability to change the course of their lives. A beggar sits on a street in Warsaw with his hand out for coins. Two people answer the request. Then fate intervenes and the two are offered a choice which will effect generations to come.
Kapparot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when one man is allowed to view the most intimate of discussions between another man and his God? How does one react when hearing another judge God in the same way he judges himself? How does one truly atone for deeds they wish they had not done? “Kapparot” is a story of that long lost world where humility, compassion and honesty are crucial to the discovery of oneself.
Jacob's Ladder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What happens when man and arch-angel meet and are forced to take action without any command to do so? What decisions must they arrive at despite the eons old silence of the One who rules them? How do they react to evil and good in their own way? How do they interpret the silence of the heavens? This is the story of “Jacob's Ladder” which is a mythical, fable-like discourse between man and angel.
Sister Faye Mermaid and the Sleeping Beauties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Old Sea dried up and the Old Mermaids washed up on the shores of the New Desert and created a new home and a new life. In the midst of all of this one night, Sister Faye Mermaid cannot sleep and wonders what this new life will mean for her. (These Old Mermaids first appeared in Church of the Old Mermaids. This story is from The First Book of Old Mermaids Tales.)
Alien Breeding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
Arturo's Brains: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Despite his powerful heritage that linked him to the Aztecs of Central Mexico, even the Anasazi of ancient New Mexico, Arturo was a desperate man. He hadn’t had paying work in months. The artist Erik rewarded him with food and drink in exchange for helping with a little art project that involved a gallon of red paint and a shotgun.
Short Stories from Aesthetic Life
Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Three short stories and two poems written from the Aesthetic life. The book follows a narrator ending his relationship and starting a new one still in the shadow of life defined by externality. Poetic and philosophical, Short Stories from Aesthetic Life illuminates life experienced through the beauty of art and literature.
Self-Portrait in a Lucent Coil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This full-length collection of poems explores its themes through a radical questioning of natural experience and social life using an entirely fresh imagery and symbolism. Rising from the experience of aloneness, winter, night, space, time, maps, and destiny, it probes mystery to attempt some possibility for what is Real in the Unreal and pushes language into new interpretations.
THE KAHUNA WOMAN OF MOLOKAI
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Ben and Jeffrey head east to Honouliwai Bay with their grandmother to meet a woman who has the power to cast spells and who can see the ghosts marching over the mountain down to the sea.
Impurità
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
In una città senza nome, si svolge la storia di quattro persone che pur non conoscendosi, intrecciano le loro vite in maniera più profonda di quanto essi stessi credano e mai sapranno - vittime, ancora, del caso e del destino.
Empath
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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Richard didn't know what was in store for him when his beautiful and seemingly normal wife starts to exhibit strange behavior. She swears she can read his emotions, know what he is thinking. One night, she accuses him of infidelity, claiming she had read his emotions and knows he feels guilty. Then, she assumes something else he feels too, something she thinks he wants her to do...
Deadfalls: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Bethany takes a hike in the woods to get a breather from her unhappy home. Though she intends to be home before dark, the forest, with its lengthening shadows, has other plans.
Lara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Narrated by a woman who wishes to remain unknown, L.A.R.A. is a tale of communication with an Alien being, crop circle messages and a grand plot to take over the world.
Saza Lyrica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A spirit story set in contemporary Vancouver.