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Redeeming a Rake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Geoffrey Lyndsey Grayson, the thirteen Duke of Lyndhurst, is trapped in an emotional winter. His childhood dream of finding love is frozen under thick sheets of ice along with his heart. He feels nothing but discomfort as he passively waits for death to end the nothingness. He knows it's too late for love...
Smoke Damage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
River of Possibilities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Elizabeth Cunningham watched her parents applaud and smile as she graduated college. Two months later she watched their caskets being lowered into the ground. Her father recently updated his Will, adding a codicil saying she should “find the truth”. Suspicious of their fatal car crash, she investigates and discovers mysteries, lies and her father’s top-secret connections to the paranormal.
Monster Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Report of the Anthropological Expedition to the Planet Known as Kal-Fa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three anthropologists make first contact with a species of bizarre intelligent lifeforms. Each team member reacts in a different way to their strangeness as the story builds toward a disturbing climax and a conclusion with an unsettling twist of perspective.
American Insurgent
Price: Free! Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanley has a problem: growing up in the age of terrorism in America. After 9/11 his society is fractured and teenagers like Stanley struggle to find where they belong and what they believe in this satirical look at what could have happened after that fateful day. Over-the-top PETA demonstrations and English 101 homework are the least of Stanley's problems in this political thriller.
Man of the Misty Trail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this magical real tale reminiscent of short works by Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a young man finds himself trapped by his existence in the cloud forests of the eastern Andes. Through a series of bizarre encounters with animals of the mist, he comes to realize a dreadful truth, and he is faced with the most important decision of his life.
Uncontrollable
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
Book of Hours: The Beguilement of Brother Alphaios
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Brother Alphaios comes to a great American city to recreate the Book of Hours, he must discover both its origins and the heresies that kept it hidden away for six hundred years. Finding himself an unwelcome guest in a cold, dour monastery, he becomes beguiled both by the audacious fifteenth-century illuminator he calls Jeremiah and the characters he encounters in the vast, chaotic city.
Worlds Enough...and Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
Whenever things get rough, Roxanne escapes to other worlds. She possesses a talent that skips generations, a talent that no one else believes exists. Except her granddaughter Marissa, who exhibits the same talent. Marissa, who can open windows to other worlds. Roxanne wants to train Marissa to live with her talent, but the rest of the family wants to stop her.
Balance Point
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
(4.00 from 1 review)
"This" & "That" - "What if" + "Whatever" = "Oh, Boy, we're in trouble now!"
Lethal Advantages
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.00 from 1 review)
Having barely survived an attempt on her life, a desperate political campaign consultant named Prada Gizali is given the means to secure a new identity for herself by blackmailing her would-be killer - an exiled gunman named Craig Le Breton. Forced to contact a forger with whom he has unfinished business of his own, Le Breton then discovers they have all become pawns in a far deadlier game...
The Hired Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(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.
Mike, from the Mail Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mike watches her at work from his mail room. He watches her at night from outside her home. She is different, not like all the others. He hates to mislead her, but it is the only way to be invited into her home. He belongs there. She is saving herself for him, just as he is saving himself for her. Yes, this time will be different.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texan teenager discovers she possesses strange powers she can barely control. As her innocence collides with a world where young women are bartered and sold, a stranger makes an unexpected offer. He will teach her how to save her missing friends, but she will never be normal again. She accepts his challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.
Hitch Hikers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The eight short stories in this collection feature different situations in which someone picks up someone else for a ride. Some of the stories are slightly weird, some are scary, some are surprising. Taken together, they provide a picture of the extreme range of humanity and of interaction between people.
The Last Words of a Suicidal Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
the story of a disillusioned ungalleried artist who decides to leave the world by painting a masterpiece in his own blood written and left behind by a an equally disillusioned author just before he commited suicide.
Killer Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twelve years after a once in a hundred year super storm, Hurricane Tammy suddenly changed direction and headed towards New York, on election day.Whilst a combination of freak conditions exaggerated the impact of the storm, its impact would change the direction of American society as its citizens finally got the message from Mother Nature.
The Night of the Mothers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara and her daughter Rowena are travelling home after Christmas following the night of a terrible storm. However, though they travel side by side their experiences are quite unique; later, Barbara finds her abilities as a mother tested to a point almost beyond endurance. Just what does it take in this day and age of ours to be a 'Great Mother'?
A Companion for Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(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.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill as he fights to stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock back to an era of intolerance. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient Maya mystery intertwined with these growing tensions. He can do both, but only if he can relearn his temporal talents before he runs out of time.