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Taggart's Last Rites
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Getting away with murder is Hitchcock’s MacGuffin for artificial intelligence on two feet with I.D., rental car, and a grudge. Inventor Elon Fahrenheit’s largest shareholder, Old-Man Taggart, is dying. For thirty million dollars, Fahrenheit uploads the dying man’s memories and emotions into an artificial intelligence program within a powerful automaton built in the likeness of Taggart’s youth.
Burst
Price: Free! Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » General
An angry young couple from the Millennial generation befriend an aging survivor from milder baby boom times. Notes are leisurely compared until a botched drug deal involves them all in an unwanted adventure.
Shaunessy Goes West in Winter
Price: Free! Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A mystery wherein a widowed NYC police detective leaves to escape the ugliness. He hopes to spend the remainder of his working years giving out traffic tickets in New Mexico, only to be greeted by a body, unearthed at a construction site.
Illustrated Desert Under the Elms
Price: Free! Words: 152,690. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Urban
Partially noir vision of a suburbanized southwest rural hamlet, which is attached to a big, bad city. The differing outlooks are seen through the divergent viewpoints of its current residents and their neighbors.
Seven Ages of Man - Stories to Commute By
Series: Stories to Commute By (Or Have A Cuppa With). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,560. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Everybody knows that putting a whole family together in one house with an unspoken cloud of uncertainty over everyone in it, is not going to end well. An old man has something to say and the pressure of the unknown squeezes out a lot of secrets. This is one series in a set of seven designed to ease your commute to work or give you an excuse for a leisurely cuppa.
Family Practice
Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Viet Nam war is raging. Its decadent immorality is affecting the US mainland. This book follows a mystery wherein the semi-destitute private eye knows less than everyone else. His employers use him as a dupe; he unknowingly sent into extremely dangerous waters. In accordance with the theme, there is heavy sexual content, including some BDSM. Does our anti-hero represent the American public?
Free and Clear
Price: Free! Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(3.00 from 1 review)
Futuristic American family celebrates paying off mortgage; and is soon joined by a homeless family, under a government program which obliges people with “too much space” to share it with others.
Wilbur
Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A colorful, balsa wood toucan happily lives in one room with his 58 Cheese Rolling trophy friends. The trophies are being removed for reasons Wilbur cannot understand, and he becomes despondent. Can friends, love, and good wishes alone prevail when opposed by some of the unseen manipulations done by the world’s richest people as well as the desperate wannabees?
Deadly Compromises
Price: Free! Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » General
A bungling hit man meets and falls in love with the wife of his next intended victim.
Old Miss Gracing
Price: Free! Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Kindergarten boy develops relationship with elderly female teacher, who has a curious and perhaps lethal past.
Blase Eight
Price: Free! Words: 258,550. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Blasé Eight” is an ensemble piece which primarily follows eleven people from different walks of life with five stories which initially seem unrelated. One could also say that it’s the story of Propicio; formerly a rural hamlet on the outskirts of a big city; now suburbanized.
Melbourne Writers Group Anthology - A Winter Selection of Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 38,870. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A collection of short stories from the minds of the winners from the World Writers Collective short story competitions during the 2018-2019 years.
Over-Anxious Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
A patient arrives as his therapist’s office only to find the previous patient still waiting there; and then the next arrives. Where their therapist has gone, no one knows: all he has left them is a locked door and many questions. Left stranded without their guide, the three patients must fall on each other to help them through the ups and down of life, their joys and sorrows.
Vivanna's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Vivianna lives a damn asking for permission or forgiveness lifestyle. Vivianna continually pushes against the boundaries of her manufactured Harrow lifestyle. A semester off from college leads Vivianna into an unexpected romance with a hardworking blue-collar man named Raymond. Raymond is everything Vivianna is not supposed to want in a man but everything she needs.
Scandals of Samus Solis
Series: Gay Books by Edwin Betancourt. Price: Free! Words: 26,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Samus Solis is the one Celebrities go to when they are faced with a career ending scandal. As a Hollywood Crisis Manager his job is to "fix" their scandals and repair their images. With the help of his mysterious assistant named Tony Monroe, Samus will fix scandals while hiding secrets of his own, dealing with a divorce from his cheating husband and hiding a dead body...no biggy.
Utensilios
Price: Free! Words: 25,590. Language: Spanish. Published: June 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Se ofrece en este libro de Branden Neeson unas singulares historias repletas de suspense, sorpresa y acción.
Unhinged
Price: Free! Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Eddie is living on the edge in his last year of high school, as he battles the demons of depression and anxiety. Unable to understand his affliction, he lives fast and plays hard trying to stay one step ahead of his illness. He boxes, plays football, and falls in love while falling apart at the seams. He finds himself at war with his father, himself, and anyone else who comes looking.
Don't! Look Closer
Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019 by Writertain. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The lives of the George turned as circumstantial events make them realize a truth that has been buried in the family for years.
Missing Parts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Paranormal Mystery Romance in a Science Fiction Adventure - Displaced humans and humanoids bend space-time, traverse parallel worlds, and navigate a mix of realities while a female runaway and a male delinquent discover a Multiverse.
Lesson One: Revolution! (Second Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
High school history teacher Dan Starney believes the US has strayed far from the ideals of the founding fathers, and he intends to restore liberty to the land. As he sees it, the law means little when the government has become oppressive. Dragged into the public spotlight without warning, he feels rushed to complete his plans, but an attractive young math teacher presents unexpected obstacles.