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Deadly Benefits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.
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.
Cimarron
Series: Denver Cereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s pay the piper time in Denver Cereal as the trauma and strife of the last few months must be reckoned with. Everyone faces the repercussions of their actions to fight their way through the problems to become a family. And just in time! Jacob finds the children’s remains under the Castle and a murder mystery begins to unfold. Come along for the sweet and crunchy ride that is Denver Cereal.
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Dancing the Maypole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taller than most men, Isabel de Bourbon has rejected numerous proposals of marriage. There is only one honourable man big enough to be her flesh and blood hero. A private scribbler of romances, Isabel has been penning the adventures of Pierre, a literary doppelganger of Peter Smirke, Viscount Adderbury.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until June 28!) 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.
Apart from Love
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Apart from Love is not your typical love story. All-consuming, heart-wrenching, and dark, it is an epic that starts when Ben returns to meet his father, Lenny, and his new wife, Anita. It is then that he discovers a family secret. How will they find a path out of conflicts, out of isolation, from guilt to forgiveness?
Ether's Caprice
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A chief Tibetan monk becomes the ace of a movement against the oligarchic government of 2064. He becomes a quarry, in turn endangering his protectors’ lives. He finds the people not only suffer from spiritual darkness but are also at risk of a syndrome. Deciding to do more than praying, he walks away, sending himself to a huge struggle—a battle to protect, not his light, but his darkness . . .
The Well Below the Valley
Series: Caitlin Ross. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,440. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A forgotten foe from Caitlin's past holds the key to a present mystery but threatens Caitlin's family. With her life at risk, Caitlin must transform her enemy into an ally. Trust has a cost that may prove too great, but refusing to pay it will doom more to die in terror.
Frank's Last Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spence Kennedy starts work at a busy seaside ambulance station, and under the guidance of Frank, a paramedic coming up to retirement, works his way through a succession of incidents, comic and tragic. Based on the real-life blog ‘Siren Voices’, 'Frank’s Last Call' puts the reader in the driving seat of an ambulance, and offers an uncompromising tour of duty around a contemporary UK town.
Systems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a future world that has largely overcome the problems of the 20th century, a woman discovers she has ties to a British psychopath and a Brooklyn-born hacker, neither of whom she has ever met. The three are actually the surviving subjects of an artificial reincarnation experiment, and the victims of a conspiracy with ancient origins.
A Surgeon's Heart: The Calling
Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Surgeon's Heart:The Calling is an endearing medical theme romance, featuring Jack Roberts, a well-respected pediatric heart surgeon and leader of his profession. When his compassion and dedication to his young patients are challenged by an ever changing health care environment, Jack remains steadfast in following the calling of his heart.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until June 28!) 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.
Hellrise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,050. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
HELL RISE - The sequel to Time Snap. Hell is not what it used to be, as the Fallen Host radically change how they manage Human souls. One of Lucifer’s leading Angels wants Moriah back in Hell and will stop at nothing to either bring her back, or destroy her.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
On the Road to Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
What Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 182,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
How might the Olympian Gods we know from reading change if we were to allow our imaginations to see their true ages? Time changes all people — even gods — and when their day-to-day mischievous lives no longer play a role in human affairs, what then do they become? New York sculptor Minus Orth has an idea. He'll explain this all, and give our imaginations the figures to uphold.
The Infinite Jeff (part 2): A Parable of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Please read part 1 before reading this part. Stanley, an out of work tech writer, gets a short-term contract job across the country. Of the three areas he feels give meaning to life: family, work, religion; he has left the only one of the three which has meaning to him, family, to go be ‘just a tech writer’ at ‘just another company.’ But ...
Rare Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.