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Her Most Remarkable Performance: A Lady to Maid Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lady Georgina’s fascination with the life of the working classes leads her down a path of no return as she sinks deeper and deeper into her pretend persona of a lady's maid. What starts out as an enticing fantasy for the bored 1880s heiress and an aspiring actress she hires for her game, slowly evolves into something bigger as she surrenders her status to live the life she was destined to live.
Two By Two
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 247,740. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Two pregnancies, two babies, two troubled teens. Two psychologists hunting down the leader of a deadly cult. When Libby takes a stand against her abusive parents, Josh and George readily make her part of their family, but her parents may have been involved in something more sinister. Two unexpected guests seek sanctuary in Shaunna and Andy's new home, but that's not all. Someone is watching them.
Deicide, Vampire Confessions, and the Legacy of the Brethertons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Right, so: most of your friends die fighting a war that turns out to be a stupid misunderstanding. Your wife runs off and joins your enemy. You kill an innocent man. And your brother murders you. Not a good week to be James Paddington. Most people would want to stay dead. After all, there's always consequences for making deals with the Gods...
Family Ties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The next twenty-four hours may be the most important in Sascha Meyer’s life. Returning with husband Dan and their twin boys to the village of his youth to bury his mother, he’ll confront more than feelings of grief. Sascha must uncover the courage to challenge the demons of his youth, while his brother Mike must fight for his marriage. But what of Dan’s own secrets?
No Time Like The Present
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,920. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes a murder mystery is the least of life’s challenges…When Eleanor’s boyfriend James is arrested for the murder of a local businessman, the ripples are felt across The Circle. While Josh and Dan fight to clear James’s name, Andy is planning his big comeback, with high hopes he’ll be home for Christmas. It’s the perfect time to make new friends, make amends…and solve a murder case.
Spindown
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Mel Stern’s days as a top-level motorcycle trials rider are over. He has built a successful motorcycle dealership and is determined for his family to make an impression amongst his affluent middle-class neighbours who are colonizing the country village where he lives.
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Undeniable
Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Warning: This is not a typical love story. This is an all-consuming, soul-crushing, tear-your-heart-into-pieces story. It’s intense, gritty and raw, dark and disturbing, and it doesn’t happen overnight. This is an epic love story that knows no boundaries and has no time limits. It grows and develops—with hurt, sacrifice, and heartache—over the span of a lifetime. This is Eva and Deuce’s story.
Through Button Eyes: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Placer Gold Writers' book "Through Button Eyes" is a multi-genre collection of short stories which will thrill, intrigue & entertain readers. Seven authors present 15 stories that range from tender coming of age to a humorous zombie, moments of romance to murder and dystopian nightmare, from fantasy and magic to SciFi and mystery thriller - surely "Through Button Eyes" has something for everyone.
A Place in Heaven
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After witnessing a horrible tragedy in which his beloved wife is killed, John Sanford, a veteran from the Gulf War, finds himself living in the streets of Austin, Texas as another homeless man. His fortuitous encounter with Julia Chavez, the manager of a downtown branch of the Bank of Austin, changes his entire life.
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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.
Toccata for the Unknown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Follow Tim, a writer looking for inspiration, as he stumbles upon the strangest place in town, a place with no name, which he calls “The Restaurant”. In there he finally finds the inspiration he was looking for, or so he thought. A journey of stories being told, a dream meeting with Einstein, but most of all a hunt after his past, a past that is slipping away.
In Shadow: A Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Clover’s got two choices: remain an outcast in the small town where she’s lived her whole life, or move clear across the country like her prodigal stepbrother Mason. Clover is forever paying for her father’s sins at home, but leaving is unimaginable. When Mason comes home for their sister’s wedding, his presence reignites Clover’s past. Even in dreams, there’s no escaping a hungry shadow...
I'm Not Crazy
Series: Zia Black's Hamilton and Dove Cases, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Hamilton and Dove Cases start with I'm Not Crazy, British crime fiction with a personable side. A rapper is suffocated before his concert, stirring gang tension in London. Assigned the case, family-man Inspector Hamilton and near-mute Officer Dove are thrust into a web of deception, greed, and madness. Can they catch the killer before London's first gang war erupts?
Hiding Behind The Couch
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,410. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Circle: nine friends from high school... Krissi wants to know who her father is, Josh is going crazy with insomnia, Dan's dangerously out of control... Welcome to The Circle!
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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.
Heaven in Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
The Invisible Id
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Haunted by what he sees as an unforgivable mistake, Roy delves into his own psyche to get his life back with the help of a spunky psych major, Katie. With her help, Roy journeys into his own mind, where he can bend the very fabric of reality to his will. Through it all, Roy must fight for balance—he must choose between the evils of his light-hearted past and his grim present.
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
Crafting the Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A robot-future story that covers the life of a roboticist, the subsequent creation of her robotic son, and how that he grows as a person in a post-war world. Life isn't easy for a sentient analysis machine, more so when he's surrounded by undercurrents of secrets.