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The Little Universe
By Jason Matthews
Series: Little Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Rose Adams, spiritual scientist, bets her atheist husband she will convince him that some form of God must exist. The only problem; now she’s dead. Webster, astronomer and inventor, carries out Rose’s final project. If it works, it will house a self-contained miniature universe. The project does work, and the discoveries Webster finds within are beyond comparison. His world is forever changed.
Dimensia
By Steven Thornton, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 99,700. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(3.00 from 1 review)
Dimensia explores spirituality, spiritual warfare, physics, meta-physics, and scientific theories. A new spin on an old way of thinking.
As the Snow Falls - Vol. 1 (The Muse Series #1)
By M.D. James
Series: Muse, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
(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.
Ghost's Night Out
By Jenny Harrison
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A paranormal short story. Jaz and her friend Helen are ghost-hunters, helping to rid people of unwanted spirit manifestations. But when Mrs Smallman asks them to rid her house of an incubus, the results aren't quite what they expected.
The Little People
By Aonghus Fallon
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
0.75 star(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Short story. Murdering him wasn't stupid. Going back to check I hadn't messed up - that was stupid. The Wicklow Mountains can be pretty dangerous at dusk, and not just because of the terrain....
Undeniable
By Madeline Sheehan
Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
0.75 star(4.71 from 7 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.
Sugar Town
By Robert Nicholls
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Chatters on the Tide
By Robert Mitchell, Jr
Series: The Montenegro Cycle, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Harold has lost his job, divorce is on the horizon, a religious cult believes he's a prophet, and he's being stalked by an eerie motorcycle club and its mute, wild-haired mascot named Gator. His skeptical wife Bonnie is fighting to free him from the strange world into which he has fallen while Harold struggles with bizarre and unusual revelations. Is he really a prophet with miraculous powers?
Of Love and Magic
By Eric Wilder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a late spring snowstorm in a sleepy Tulsa suburb, an old man runs away from his abusive son and meets a woman, perhaps by magic. Together they find adventure and fall in love. But there are unanswered questions. How old is too old to fall in love, and when should you give up on life? Take the journey with John and Attie and find out.
Three Names of the Hidden God
By Vera Nazarian
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.
Morning Ghost
By Mitul Mistry
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a small town in New England, Abbey returns home to confront the skeletons of her past life. Her relationships and her memories, as well as the Native American mythology of her home, mingle together like shards in a blender as she tries to make sense of her life and her future.
The Mountain
By Stephen Mars
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Liam Jameson, a young boy living in a suburban neighborhood is awakened by a violent thunderstorm. Scared by the fear of monsters living in his closet, he is surprised to find a mysterious red glow coming from the cracks of the door. Drawn to it's mystery, Liam goes on a journey into a dangerous world in this frightening and thought provoking tale.
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
By Lili Saint Germain
Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
On the Road to Heaven
By Coke Newell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
Deliverer
By Tamara Hart Heiner
Price: Free! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jeff Truman inherited the big house, the bank accounts, and the life of crime. When a rival gang-leader sets a high bounty on Truman's head, he finds himself crossing lines that he never intended to cross.
Crossroads
By Cristian Mihai
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"His chest felt heavy, his legs tired. Dead leaves rustled under his feet. Nailed to the sky, the moon’s sardonic smile quivered among a cluster of cold stars. His body just a coffin for his soul, Robert seemed to take every footstep with infinite precaution, as if fearing that the dirt road would swallow his feet."
The Innerglow Effect
By Craig Robertson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A new antidepressant may have the unbelievable side effect of allowing its users to see themselves die but still live to tell the tale. Join an emergency room physician and a priest as they try to work together to discover if The Innerglow Effect is real. Can they understand what the Innerglow Effect is and what it's implications are? Suspense expertly blended with spirituality. Read and believe!
Freedom
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
Vislumbre de Clara (Spanish Edition)
By Eveli Acosta
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: Spanish. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
¿Qué sucedería si el destino se escribiera...y después fuera borrado? Seguimos la vida de Clara hacia atrás empezando de la edad de veintiocho llegando hasta cuando su madre, Marilou, se da cuenta que está embarazada. El destino de Clara fue escrito y una vislumbre se revela en este cuento que muestra cómo una persona puede tocar las vidas de muchos con esperanza.
Coulson's Wife
By Anna J McIntyre
Series: The Coulson Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.