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Good Fences Make Good (A Dan Wilder Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Twit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wilder, like any good crook, is just trying to fence some loot. Diamonds, to be exact. But now, come to find out, his fence says there's a syndicate he's gotta deal with, which means less of a cut for him. But there's just one problem: Dan Wilder likes to keep what's his.
Storm Rising
Series: Could It Happen?, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
IT HAS ALREADY BEGUN . . . It's the 2020 election year -- The United States is reeling from government paralysis, middle-class decay, civil unrest, and hopeless overseas wars. Our enraged citizens cry out for a new direction, and she has come. "The seeds of revolution are sown." ... Claire Minton
The Raft
Price: Free! Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
Il Libro Delle Stelle
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: Italian. Published: June 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Una corsa senza fiato per sfuggire. Un suono improvviso che porta con sé un dolore lancinante. E quindi il muro d'ombra. Da lì niente ha più significato: il tempo non esiste, lo spazio è liquido e la mente ha poteri infiniti. Quando lasciamo questo mondo siamo soli? E se la persona che hai tanto amato fosse legata a te da un filo che niente può rompere?
Ghost's Night Out
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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.
There Was a Knock at the Door
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Essay » Legal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How would you react if your family was violated by a trusted government agency? It happens every day ...
Single Jeopardy - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Peter Sharp isn't your usual type of attorney unless you consider getting divorced, disbarred, thrown out of your house, and disgraced, all usual for a practicing lawyer. In this first of the 15-book series, we join Peter while he tries to find out who framed him, why his wife threw him out, and how to make ends meet. He also gets involved in a ground-breaking case of Negligent Nymphomania.
The Prelude
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
The Little Universe
Series: Little Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
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.
The Life and Times of Two Flared Nostrils
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The troubled relationship between a man and his wife takes an unexpected turn when he borrows a lesson from his past.
A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.
P.P.M. - Our Worst Nightmare
Series: Apocalypse Zone, 1 · Apocalypse Zone. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Karl Frankton is a pathologist with a CDC emergency response team in Somalia. After two days of futile testing, they have failed to identify a virus that has wiped out a village on the Wabe-Shebele River. There are no clues, only 84 suffocated villagers. It is today and Karl Frankton is about to confront an enemy more deadly than a virus--an enemy called greed.
The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics
Price: Free! Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The history of the Buddha and his teachings is not static, but is meant to be made fluid through the practice and of his teachings and values. In The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics, Sonny Saul reinterprets the ancient Vedas to fully transmit the profound, aesthetic fluidity and meaning of the ancient narrative.
Come, Come!
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Where is your home, if not the place where you seem to belong?
Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.67 from 3 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!
A Stretch of Time
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this Kiwi-flavoured short story, a Maori grandmother passes on a mystical gift of time to her grandchild. 1500 words.
Vampire - Find my Grave
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: Free! Words: 38,430. 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!
Ameristocracy
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
When a conspiracy theorist cop stumbles upon the secret society responsible for the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy, he becomes convinced that they now have the newly elected President squarely in their cross-hairs.
The Unquiet Grave
Series: Caitlin Ross. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,070. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When witch Caitlin Ross stumbles on a magician's plot to raise a violent demon, she must reclaim power she once renounced to thwart his plans. First in the Caitlin Ross series.
The Little People
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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....