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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,970. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill quickly. To protect his daughter he must stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock backwards to an era of white supremacy. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient mystery. Both are possible, but only if Alex can learn to control his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
By The Book
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They've never done anything that wasn't in The Book. This Tuesday, God sent them on a quest. Now, they're learning not everything is in The Book.
Topolino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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.
Car Wrecks of the Great Central Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
At any age, in any age, we could all fall by the highway of life. Charlie and Angel are two such teenagers, who break the monotony of their foster home life by breaking into houses. When a burglary goes wrong, they escape in a stolen van along the Great Central Road. What follows, just as they are beginning find somewhere to belong, is murder and a ruthless international crime syndicate.
Bare Branches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,360. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Chastity is incendiary. Fifty years of China's one-child rule unbalanced the population. One hundred and thirty million men live celibate lives as BARE BRANCHES. Their scientists have raced the clock and now their agent's scour the world to harvest cells. In America they hunt for Sally Luck.
Last Chance: Short Stories about Friendship with a Twist and Moral Lesson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Last Chance includes four stories that will make you seriously reconsider your decisions in life and learn to appreciate the best people around you.
Frank Winston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two elderly ex-cons look for a ways to make a quick buck, and find trouble they never expected.
The Brane of the Space Pirates
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When the spaceship Brane Child emerges from skip-space near an unfamiliar space station, Lisa Chang thinks she and her crew may have finally found their way home. That is until the station's weapons turn toward them, and a man dressed like a pirate appears on their view screen and demands their surrender. Lost, unarmed, and with nowhere to run, it's not as if she has much choice. Not yet, anyway.
The Darkening Light
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In the spring of 1986 nine young punks travelled from Swindon to Wood Green in a beat up old van, to see atavistic, eat shit, heresy and others blow the socks off the London borough of Haringey. In the 24 hours that followed their lives would be forever changed. What was going to happen? Would it be the vegan revolution? A declaration of world peace? Or something more sinister?
The Podestà's Brooch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Yes, sociopaths exist and exult in wreaking havoc on other people’s lives. Watch Konnie, domestic help-cum-wife in a wealthy, dysfunctional Italian family. On impulse, she steals a family heirloom, and then…
Satan's Plea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The battle between good and evil, God and Satan. But is everything we know about this struggle a matter of propaganda? Satan, Lucifer, the Devil, Shaytan sure thinks so. In this letter he tries to convince the human race, you, of his intentions.
Thus Saith Eve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of epistles, each written from the point of view of one of the women from The Bible, as if she had a contemporary feminist consciousness. For example, Eve does not accept blame for choosing the apple, for choosing knowledge over obedience. And you can imagine what Noah’s wife had to say about his grand idea. Feminist theology. New audition monologues.
Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Menashe Everett is a tormented man. He’s ruled by depression and addiction. He’s haunted by his past. At 37, he barely holds onto his job and lives in a haze of blurred reality. But to many in his life, he’s their only hope. Set in Cleveland in the late 1980s, Glass tests traditional ideas of interpersonal responsibility and what it means to struggle with mental illness.
Leda and the Swan and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Year 2000. Marilyn Monroe never died. Her suicide was staged. Her assassin could not go through with it. Where did she hide? Why is she back? Did America’s most glamorous woman age gracefully? Escape to the Italian Alps with teenage Portia Bianchi to evade the clutches of Dictator Benito Mussolini. She takes her family fortune and a da Vinci painting stolen by her family 400 years ago.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texan teenager discovers that she possesses strange powers that she can barely control. As her friends fight real life demons around them, a stranger offers her an unexpected bargain. He will teach her how to save her friends, but she will never be normal again. Given the alternatives, she accepts his challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
Sparrow Swift Is Born (international intrigue)
Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Escaping Tyranny's Womb. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What to do when trouble is approaching your door with a battering ram. Sparrow Swift is fiction: people, places, times, and events. It's a coincidence these adventures seem familiar and you want to act now while you still have time. Your Human Rights > any unjust law "Of all 30 ways to resolve conflict, the best may be to leave." Proverb
Freddy And The Scorpions
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This story is about a young white boy who came to better understand the world through the eyes of “Freddy”, an old black man who worked for his family on a small farm in South Africa. It takes us from fear and preconceptions to understanding and redemption.
Shattered Direction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After directing an award-winning documentary in college, an idealistic, promising filmmaker with a social conscience, goes on a two-year odyssey ending in Hollywood where he is seduced by the glitz, the money, drugs, women, and XXX films until the suicide of his porn-star girlfriend and the arrest of his drug-dealing brother sends him into a personal inferno from which he struggles for redemption.
Confirmation
Series: Mike Adams, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Tornadoes strike in the town where Senator Adams grew up. His newest aide, Jeff Simon, is already on the scene. The town's recovery brings back painful memories for them both. Other seemingly unrelated events are also in motion: A freelance detective is investigating an unlikely suicide. And lobbyists are meeting to secure a new Supreme Court justice. What unfolds next will change everything.