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Preludes – A Story of Child Sexual Abuse from a Child's Perspective in a Middle Class American Family
Price: Free! Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Illuminating the horrors of child sexual abuse from a child’s perspective, “Preludes” is a novella-length story chronicling the experiences of a nine-year-old boy as he struggles to survive sexual abuse by his father in a middle class American family in the 1960s. “Preludes” is based in significant part on the experiences of its author, a child sexual abuse survivor.
Hull Damage
Price: Free! Words: 182,730. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A spacepunk crime caper about a daredevil pirate captain, his crew of interstellar buccaneers and his broke-ass spaceship. Book I of the Bad Space Trilogy.
Guilt by Association
Price: Free! Words: 73,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal, Fiction » African American fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Jayson Cook is reaping the rewards of a flourishing law practice in Boston. However, his comfortable life is turned upside down after he agrees to represent Brian Stone, a white supremacist charged with planting a bomb that destroyed an inner city church, killing a twelve-year-old black girl.
Murder at Naughton Pharms
Price: Free! Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
"Murder at Naughton Pharms" is a crime story with humorous edges. It starts out with the everyday zaniness at a drug research facility in Fargo, North Dakota. When our hero Kelly gets a complaint about an old guy asleep in one of the women's barracks, it turns out to be the company COO, and that's just the start.
Galactic Menace
Price: Free! Words: 188,810. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Book II of the Bad Space Trilogy, Galactic Menace sets the space pirate crew of The Unconstant Lover on a collision course for the heights of interstellar fame and galactic stardom.
Coincidence Theory
Series: Gods and Men, Book #1. Price: Free! Words: 114,770. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lost to time, the artefacts of the Egyptian Zep-Tepi have been returned to the world from the deserts of their origin. Split across two epochs, Coincidence Theory will take you on a voyage through what you thought you always knew as truth, retelling one of the most famous stories in history, to uncover the story behind the myth.
Unconstant Love
Price: Free! Words: 184,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Book III of the Bad Space Trilogy, Unconstant Love finds the crew planning and attempting the single greatest heist of both their careers and galactic history.
The Curl
Price: Free! Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
New kid Tom stirs up a lot of questions when he becomes friends with the school's outcasts. As he tries to maneuver through complicated friendships, he is forced to hide his own secrets. Find the true bonds of friendship when put to the test against frightening truths and questionable trust.
Brigid The Girl from County Clare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Like making lace – she pieced together a new life from a single thread of hope Winner: IndieBRAG award; Chill with a Book Readers' Award. Heartbroken, Brigid boards the ship for a new life. Her lacemaking skills draw attention but life doesn’t run smoothly and Brigid must conquer her fears if she is to fulfil her dreams. A new start offers hope until the man seeking her downfall finds her.
Coulson's Wife
Series: The Coulson Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Mary Ellen’s father didn’t trade her for a house–exactly. Marrying Randall Coulson is not something Mary Ellen wants to do, but being the obedient daughter she agrees to the marriage. A bittersweet story of love, lies and family secrets, taking place during a turbulent period of American history, when the perception of women and their role in society changed in one woman's lifetime.
Your Love Incomplete
Price: Free! Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Arthur Edwards had a cushy Silicon Valley marketing job but his taste for conspiracy theories and the guidance of a mysterious esotericist begin to open his eyes to the Matrix. His hardboiled path to awakening will take him from the SF Bay Area to the far reaches of Russia. Your Love Incomplete is The Razor’s Edge for the digital age- a must read for all those searching for the courage to wake up.
In the Future This Will Not Be Necessary
Price: Free! Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A thought-provoking novel about a technology-obsessed cult and the disillusioned narrator’s obsession with the cult leader’s wife. “Fluent [and] witty”, “Well written and teeming with interesting ideas”, “Fantastic” (comments by members of peer review site youwriteon).
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The rape of a child. The violent murder of a grandmother. A suspiciously unlikely suicide. In remote Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl leads an epileptic boy, a self-confessed murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider in a search for the guilty and for justice.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Reluctant Gods
Series: Reluctant Gods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Past lives and past mistakes echo themselves for over five hundred years until an ancient agreement with the Archangels manifests itself to remind Leyna and Sevilen of their destiny. This is Leyna and Sevilen’s last chance to reunite and achieve the divine levels meant for them. Engulf yourself in this tale of romance, denial, disbelief, and shattering of paradigms with outrageous characters.
Tail of the Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tail of the Dragon is the first book in the Fallen Trilogy, a fictional account of the fall of Satan and his demons from heaven, their work on Earth, and the ultimate battle that will decide the fate of the universe.
Pinatubo II
Price: Free! Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
On foreign contract in Africa, Vince the Calgary oilfield engineer finds his client wants a geoengineering design as the president of Niger campaigns on bringing back a Green Sahara. Driven by his daughter's future, he ignores the risk of being a drone target and takes on political negotiating. Expected to explain climate science to politicians, he becomes immersed in an intense new career.
Living Companion
Price: Free! Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man obsessed with his work, tormented by inability to produce it and imprisoned with devotion to the cause of his madness. Struggling with anxiety, he shares a lodging with a painter, a free-spirited woman, who could just be his ruin. Burdened with perpetual observations, one thing surfaces as inevitable - he is compelled to ceaselessly think, awaiting for the end of his life work, or his own.
Collective Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Insects swarm. Fish swarm. Birds swarm. Even mammals move in mass migrations of complex intelligence. Professor Jankowiak believes that he can access that intelligence in humans, using computer gaming, to solve problems that threaten mankind. His success is early and profound but the more he and his protege, Ryan, try to manage the course of their games, the more likely they will lose control.
Vampire - Find my Grave
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: Free! Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Solve the puzzle and WIN £500!! John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, vampire, notorious womaniser and author of erotic poetry, visits Bolsover Castle to take part in an occult ritual, a journey into Hades, the Underworld, to retrieve a great lost treasure in this paranormal thriller. There is just one problem: The treasure is guarded by Lilith, succubus and Great Witch of Hades!