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The Brane of the Space Pirates
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When the spaceship Brane Child emerges from skip-space near an unfamiliar space station, Lisa Chang thinks she and her crew may have finally found their way home. That is until the station's weapons turn toward them, and a man dressed like a pirate appears on their view screen and demands their surrender. Lost, unarmed, and with nowhere to run, it's not as if she has much choice. Not yet, anyway.
Only the Good Die Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Whatever genre they put on ya, the song remains the same...right? What if Bob Dylan had died in his motorcycle accident in 1966? What if Jimi Hendrix had lived on, playing guitar into the new millenium? What if John Lennon never met a madman on his doorstep? Is a world without "Tangled Up in Blue" really worse than a world that never heard "Tiananmen Square Gardens"?
Sang Pembuat Jam (The Watchmaker) Sebuah Novelette (Indonesian Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: May 11, 2016 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Bagaimana jika anda dapat mengulangi masa lalu sekali lagi?
Anxious Anna & The Souls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Follow a precocious youth as she ventures through a seamless dimensional space, deconstructing the mirage of growing up & losing all. A spiritual adventure through the figments of paranoia & anxiety that tears at us everyday & the ways to cope while leaving memories behind.
Wheelchair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A young dentist just wants to get through his conference in peace. But a chance meeting with a dangerous woman and her crippled, senile father change everything. Soon, his boring conference has transformed into a spider's web of manipulation, nightmares, and murder.
Choiceless Beach
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An artist, his model, and the ceaseless call of the sea: a short story about vision, identity, and perception.
A Friday Fairytale
Price: Free! Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Vonce there vas a villain so vile, the vegetation vilted vhere he put his vicked vorking boots. And a Hero so Huge, so Hunky and Heroic, his name could only be Hugo. And a dragon so dangerous and diluvian (ante-), you get the idea. And then there was Nadisda: A being of pure magic. And one day the vile villain asked her to create a curse. That's where it all went wrong...
Protectors
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the monsters under your bed - the ones that you were taught to fear - were protecting you? What if they were protecting you from the real danger?
Directly In My Way
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a boy who wanted the pain to end. He didn't want to die, no. He wanted the pain to end, but death seemed like the only way out. This is the story of a girl who wanted to die. She didn't want a way to stop the pain. She just wanted everything to stop. This is the story of how the both of both met, minutes before they planned to kill themselves.
A Not So Very Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A lovely damsel in distress, three worried cats and a happy ending.
Quig Rises
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Middle-age is not for the faint-hearted, as Quig, the central character of these short stories, discovers. Join him as he attempts to negotiate the mine fields of memory, dealing with adult children and living alone without losing his sense of humour.
Uber and Under
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
On a whim, the author (Agent 33) calls up Agent 889 to ask him about his Uber driving experience in the Charlotte area. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1300 words. Real-life accuracy: 98% Sorry, no Mr. Malloy. Sex: None. Violence: None. Drug usage: Mentioned in passing.
The Contract
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Jimmy thought he was finished with contract killings. He had a wife, a little daughter—he knew he couldn't keep it up. But then, a contract with a huge payout landed on his doorstep. His life starts to collapse with each decision, for it's true what they say: there is no honor among thieves.
Caminho para o mar...
Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 3, 2016 and represented by EDITORAS.COM. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
Ao longo de nossas vidas, deparamo-nos constantemente com diversas oportunidades de aprendizado e de crescimento. Na maior parte das vezes estas oportunidades nos passam desapercebidas. Outras só são assimiladas muito tempo depois, quando adquirimos maturidade suficiente para compreendê-las. E poucas, muito poucas conseguem imediatamente atingir nossas almas.
Foggy Paws
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
Returning home from the Army, Jennifer Day struggles with the enormous loss of her grandfather. He committed suicide, and now she only has empty questions and his empty house. A dog appears out of the fog, seeking her, and gives her more than she expected.
The Bitcoin Blockchain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mashups
Written by an industry expert, these are short fictional stories based on real people and situations that illustrate both the positive and negative impact of Bitcoin cryptocurrency.
Shattered Direction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After directing an award-winning documentary in college, an idealistic, promising filmmaker with a social conscience, goes on a two-year odyssey ending in Hollywood where he is seduced by the glitz, the money, drugs, women, and XXX films until the suicide of his porn-star girlfriend and the arrest of his drug-dealing brother sends him into a personal inferno from which he struggles for redemption.
Winning the Lottery Doing the Right Thing
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Rob had won the lottery. Twenty-three Millions Dollars. In a phone call from his daughter in law, she advised him to "Do the Right Thing!" and she made a suggestion as to what that should be. At age 77, Rob knew he was not competent enough to use the money wisely. But he wanted to do the right thing! Would you agree with what he felt the right thing was and what he did?
Волки едят без хлеба
You set the price! Words: 49,510. Language: Russian. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Мир должен знать все это, иначе разучится дорожить человеческой жизнью. Постарайся выжить, и не обо мне, а о них расскажи», — кивнул капо вниз, в сторону раздевалки и душевой, откуда по тысяче в сутки, улетали на небо людские души Что это значит, что едят без хлеба волки пролетарской революции - сотрудники НКВД? Книга о войне, героях и жертвах Освенцима, заблудших и честных агентах волчьей службы
After Armageddon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
In a world scorched and destroyed by demon hordes, the human race has one last hope: a little girl named Haley. Her fate rests in the hands of Luka, a stoner turned Watchman after the apocalypse, and a Ranger named Karli. And the demons are coming for them all, any way they can.