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Seven Ages of Man - Stories to Commute By
Series: Sevens 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.
Confessions of A Beta Male Orbiter
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A lust-filled, teenage Jesus freak is slowly driven to distraction by the hot babes that inhabit his evangelical, Texas youth group. Unable, due to his strict adherence to rules of chastity, to have sex, and unable, due to his lack of financial status, to attract the top-shelf women he craves, he is forced into being the b-actor of romance. He awaits a his lucky break in the lottery of love.
Drinking in the Park
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Drinking one can of beer after another, an old man recalls the events that led him to be an old man drinking alone in the park.
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
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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.
Let The Thousand Year Reich Begin
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A short dystopian commentary looking back ten years after the political division between Britain and the European Union.
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.
Overtones: Flash Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
OVERTONES is a collection of small stories and poems that will take you somewhere new and unexpected. Exploring a range of strange, surreal, weird situations and characters often on the verge of mental collapse, this collection will offer a surprise at every turn.
Shower Buddies
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In America, femininity and the unique womanly arts have been under attack for several decades—mainly by other women with a perverse agenda. In consequence, many American women who are unsuited for wage employment, unmated, and past the bloom of youth are made to feel valueless. This is a major tragedy...but the situation is not beyond repair.
What If (The Murder Lawyer, #7)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Could a man's suicide be a murder in disguise? If criminal defense lawyer Luna Goldwyn’s newest client is telling the truth about her ex-boyfriend’s startling confession, a murderer could be hiding in plain sight. What If is the seventh novelette of The Murder Lawyer series.
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.
Cruel To Be Kind
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A fantasy about an atypical politician in a fictitious nation. You might like him, or you might not. It’s the same to me either way. But I’ve become so tired of the mealy-mouthed insincerities of “real” politicians that I had to create a character of the opposite stripe and portray him at work. Enjoy, or not!
To Find The Right Square
Price: Free! Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
For the first time in his life, the protagonist decided to go to a rally.
Ljubavno pismo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,680. Language: Serbian. Published: June 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Ljubavno pismo je priča o čoveku koji je u komi i dok se bori s odlukom da li živeti ili odustati od života, nešto ga vodi kroz daleka sećanja na možda prošle živote. Kroz čudne puteve povremenog buđenja i odlaske nazad u nesvesno prati ga nevidljivo prisustvo jedne žene i njena pisma puna bezuslovne ljubavi.
Emotional Whiplash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Emotional Whiplash is a collection of three short stories dealing with feelings of love, sadness, envy, disappointment and their backlash.
The Pope on Trial - Part II - The Fight to Believe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this second episode, the court has ruled that the concept of hell as promoted by the Church is unethical. Pope's counsel employs the arts in order to convince the court that God and heaven exist, notwithstanding that the algorithms of his own software has declared that if hell does not exist, its dual in binary opposition, cannot. Read more in the book's Preface: ‘The Story so Far’.
The Great Little Lion: Looking for a Lost Treasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This book is included in the genre of fable in the form of a novel, contains a style of visual writing, poetic, lyrical and has deep observations about life, interpersonal relationships, and personal improvement. The works that inspired me to write the book are two classics of universal literature: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Juan Salvador Gaviota by Richard Bach.