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Chronicle 2014
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Series: Chronicle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A diary from the future? Or a dead man’s work of fiction? In this first year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a mysterious recording device, the beginnings of an expansive story are told. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was.
Buried In Benidorm
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Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-priest and newly minted agnostic Max Castillo ekes out a living as a private investigator from his houseboat in Benidorm, Spain. He's finally got a little free time ... until a big-shot turns up dead at a local golf course. Now, his former employer is calling in an old debt, and Max is neck-deep in gangsters, grifters and girls with grudges.
Germaphobia Singapura (An Annoying Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Approx. Short Story Length: 11 pages / 3,160 words - Roy had always dreamed of living abroad in the tropics, somewhere remote and exotic. So accepting the offer to teach in Singapore was a no-brainer. But poor Roy failed to anticipate how living in one of the world's most densely populated cities would arouse his intuitive preoccupation with cleanliness.
Memories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
"It is the shop of memories. Its stores are what moments we collect through our lives, those which gather dust or glory on the shelves of our mind. Some are forgotten, some boxed away; some touted as the very best of our life. Every article has meaning, every clipping, sensation. The store changes for each person. What will you see on its shelves? What will you find in its intimate interior?"
Physic
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Price: Free! Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ysenof engages the world in terms of elementary physics. He can manipulate matter and energy, but his focus on fundamentals fails with people. He could change the world, but needs help. Abby Skipper is a people person and mind reader. Special Agent John Clark sees connections. Pauline Morcet is indestructible and haunted by a violent alter ego. Together, they will find out what made them PHYSIC.
বিতংস (The Trap)
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Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: Bengali. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
'বিতংস' দেয়ার বেড়ে উঠার গল্প। একটি স্বাধীন দেশের প্রেক্ষাপটে। তাই এই গল্পে রাজনীতি এসেছে, দেশের সমাজ ব্যবস্থার কথা এসেছে। সবকিছুই ভাঙ্গাগড়ার মধ্যে দিয়ে এগিয়ে চলছে। দেয়া মফস্বলের মেয়ে। মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দেখেছে খুব কাছ থেকে। আসলে সে দেখেছে মানুষ। শিখেছে কিভাবে মানিয়ে নিতে হয় বিভিন্ন রকম মানুষের সাথে। দেয়ার অভিজ্ঞতাই এই উপন্যাসের পটভূমি।
...Until Proven Innocent - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #5
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Attorney Peter Sharp's new client dislikes any person of color, and is then arrested with a smoking gun, standing over the body of a dead black man he had recently been arguing with... and the D.A. has proved that the defendant's gun is the murder weapon. Will Suzi comes to the rescue this time? The final courtroom scene is a stunner, complete with a dog stealing the show in the courtroom.
...by Reason of Sanity - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peter Sharp is representing a man accused of murder. Unfortunately, the client's acts were captured on videotape, he confessed to the police, and he wants to plead guilty. To make matters worse, the District Attorney's office has brought in a special prosecutor: Peter's ex-wife Myra. Peter's legal ward Suzi, a 13-year-old computer whiz is on the case, and races to beat the adults to a solution.
Undeniable
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Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(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.
Taming the Shrew
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Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Regency Romance. The wealthy Miss Juliana Browne has a number of problems; she’s twenty-five, her hair is red, she’s on the shelf. Her only known admirer is Hervey De Vere, a freckled orange-haired fortune hunter who looks eighteen. After three years of continuous snubs, he’s still chasing her with endless offers of gallantry and proposals of marriage.
When Civil Servants Fail
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Price: Free! Words: 100,660. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In a society, where every citizen is a suspected terrorist, where the secret services instrument terror scenarios to emphasize their importance, and where some leading politicians use any means to enrich themselves, we find Mr. Smith and his assistant Eric Gusto. Their efforts are described in 5 stories, in which they for non-idealistic purposes incidentally oppose this trend among civil servants
The Hired Wife
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
Thirsty Planet, A Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,520. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In 2121 Moss Leder flees across Canada one heart-pounding step ahead of his enemies. Earth is in trouble. People kill for drinking water. Leder's innovative time booth holds the key to the planet's renewal. His enemies fear his scheme will destroy their black market water cartel and try to stop him. An epic battle in the ancient tunnel under the Detroit River determines his destiny, and Earth's.
Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory; Part I, Dreamtime
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Series: Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Edak lives in Mu soon before its destruction. Ketzah dreams of him, but lives thousands of years later in Atlan, which also nears its end. Are these dreams, or are Edak and Ketzah connected? Edak and Ketzah battle to save their worlds and their loved ones, and secrete sacred Records for future humanity to find. Part I of the trilogy.
Parallel (Prophesied a spirit within,Book I)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Is it the beginning or ending of all as it is to be? When 16 year old, Selah Jones is unwillingly brought to see a fortune teller with her mom, it awakened a deep awareness of selah’s hidden talent, which had lain dormant for years, no longer inhibited selah dives headlong into the unknown.
Double Take (A Dan Wilder Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Twit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wilder's in town casing a bank, when he gets pretty busted up by three thugs. Before he knows it, he's being dragged through an abandoned house and having his mitts stuck all over every surface you can imagine: door frames, light switches, cabinets. Turns out, the thugs want a fall guy for some job. But Wilder doesn't take the fall for anybody.
Three Names of the Hidden God
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Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
What occult mysteries tie together a magical disappearing lake, a courageous young birdcatcher, a hidden god, and the savage politics of an ancient kingdom? Discover the wonders and wisdom of the Compass Rose in this new fantasy short story by two-time Nebula Award nominated author Vera Nazarian, set in the same mythic universe as her critically acclaimed novel DREAMS OF THE COMPASS ROSE.
As the Snow Falls - Vol. 1 (The Muse Series #1)
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Series: Muse, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(3.00 from 1 review)
Jimmy's world collapses as he sees his mother being arrested. Before he knows what is happening, he's taken to live with strangers that he's told are his biological family. His Grandfather rules the family with an iron first. While Jimmy tried desperately to reconnect to his Mom and Sister, he must adapt to the abuse of his new wealthy family, a new school, his new job with the family business.
A Companion for Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Penryth Bowen knows Lily Leigh is in need of rescue, but saving her means making her his wife. He’s undecided until he discovers Lily has been battered black and blue, but true kindness is a condition that requires self knowledge of one’s motives and an understanding that even well meant actions can have unforeseen consequences that are anything, but kind.
Through the Third Eye; Book 1 of Third Eye Trilogy
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Series: The Third Eye Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A fast-moving thriller where Clay and Shali seek ancient documents hidden since the beginning of time. Using CIA parapsychology past life regression techniques, they locate the ancient knowledge after a harrowing journey around the world. They try to reveal the secrets but a dangerous and unknown force is trying to stop them. Your world may look different after this thought-provoking thriller.