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The Weaver Bird
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
This is a short magical realism story about how a lion attempted to save a weaver bird from danger. The story shows the value of living things and what is right, even if it seems like the goal was not reached.
Beginnings (Hiding Behind The Couch Short Story)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Journey back to childhood, where the buds of friendship blossom; take a peek into the lives of the primary school children who would become...The Circle. A stand-alone prequel from Hiding Behind The Couch.
Fated to Fail: Tales from a Marriage
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 43,390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The marriage of obsessive Max and compulsive Agnes inevitably fails. Contemplating marriage, their daughter asks her father to explain what happened. Max then chronicles the sad saga, confronting the memories head-on, focusing on crucial episodes, intrigues and calamities. The result is an egregious case of TMI, revealing what no child should learn about what happened behind parents' closed doors.
Hey, Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
If you meet a man dressed as Elvis in a Las Vegas casino in the middle of the night, that's not so strange. What is strange is when he tells you that he's a priest, that Elvis is Lord, and he's come from the future to find the truth of his scripture. Stranger still is when his religious rivals show up to express their disapproval...violently. Hey, Baby is a novelette of about 7600 words.
Word of Pia
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Price: Free! Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Pia is mysterious. Telepathically, she sends messages to the impious. She warns of an impending storm; an illusory darkness pervades as she fixes herself in the minds of the vulnerable, makes them question reality, evoking a cyclone of emotional mayhem. Word of Pia is haunting and surreal, finding its origins in an ancient spiritual realm.
Epona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Those touched by the goddess Epona live unique and varied lives with horses, the animals for which she is known. As one of the few Celtic Goddesses to also be worshiped by Romans, Epona’s reach is far and wide. In this story, a woman comes to grips with her own physical limitations while she fully grasps the love of this Goddess.
Hard Place
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alan Parker's world is quickly coming unhinged. As the #2 contract assassin for an ultra-secret organization called The Company, he's already a possible target for elimination after an ill-fated job went horribly wrong in Morocco. Another mistake could be his last. He faces a monumental decision; complete his assignment like a good employee should, or spare a brilliant doctor's life.
Your Love Incomplete
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Price: Free! Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Arthur Edwards had a cushy Silicon Valley marketing job but his taste for conspiracy theories and the guidance of a mysterious esotericist begin to open his eyes to the Matrix. His hardboiled path to awakening will take him from the SF Bay Area to the far reaches of Russia. Your Love Incomplete is The Razor’s Edge for the digital age- a must read for all those searching for the courage to wake up.
Time Odyssey: The Soul’s Memory; Part II: The Journey
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Series: Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Separated from Ketzah’s love Falima, he and six fellow Initiates flee crumbling Atlan. In a wild land they live among a primitive group of people while working to hide the sacred Records of their lost civilization. Ketzah has vowed to find Falima when his work is done, and after several years he and three companions head to Khemet to fulfill his promise. Part II of the trilogy.
Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory; Part I, Dreamtime
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Series: Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Edak lives in Mu soon before its destruction. Ketzah dreams of him, but lives thousands of years later in Atlan, which also nears its end. Are these dreams, or are Edak and Ketzah connected? Edak and Ketzah battle to save their worlds and their loved ones, and secrete sacred Records for future humanity to find. Part I of the trilogy.
A Buddhist Monk Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
Looks Could Kill
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A vicar drops dead after a christening. A mother believes her daughter is evil. Emma Jones has a lethal ability. She becomes a doctor. Some of her patients drops dead. But others are watching her and want to use her powers.
The Beam: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2097, the North American Union is walled off from the Wild East, humans are enhanced by AI and nanobots, and the omniscient network of The Beam connects everyone. The country is ruled by two parties: Enterprise and Directorate... and every six years during Shift, citizens decide their party, and determine who they are and will be allowed to be.
Double Helix Crucifix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
When greed and faith collide, two powerful men and a beautiful televangelist construct a plan to gain control of the world’s dwindling oil reserves by creating a clone of Jesus to lead America in a new Crusade. But unknown to them, a second clone is born far from their guidance to a young Hispanic woman who hides away the child she believes is Christ incarnate.
Ironic Infidelity (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When David finds out his wife Janis is having an affair he is heartbroken.He loves his wife, but the ultimate betrayal she has committed with her lover is too much for David to bear. The only solution he can see to get revenge is murder his wife’s lover. However, David’s brutal plan isn’t as straightforward as he thinks. This short story is 3723 words long.
Knights Of Bourde
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about being lost and trying to find yourself; set to the background music of a famous psychedelic rock band. Nothing to do with knights or medieval times.
Construction Zone
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This series of short stories focuses on the lives and conflicts of a diverse group of construction workers and travelers. Beginning with the Shrink Lady, the reader meets a lottery addict, a wannabe country singer, a devoted state patrolman, and a teen boy with his faithful dog. While each tale is connected in some way, each can also be read as a separate story.
Fundamental Problems
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Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small collection of stories about judgment, vengeance, inspiration, inter-connectedness, and devotion. With each tale, the reader is challenged to consider new ideas or perspectives. There are twists, surprises, lovable and detestable characters, epiphanies, and revelations that will stay with the reader long after the reading is done.
John Verry
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Do you believe that knowing about someone's childhood will help you to understand them? John Verry has become a very precise man, comfortable within his perfectly timed and arranged little world. But what led him to this? And as an author, do I really have any control over him? 'John Very' is a short story playing with and enjoying the relationship between author and character.
Exit Apocalypse-4 Heir of the Magnificon
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Series: Blue Moon Serials, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Wounded Heir appeals to Ouriano and Veezon to do the unthinkable. Cuzak sets a death trap for his long time angelic foe. Ru discovers a horrible family secret, which blinds her to the truth. And unrelenting, the Vranti collective seek blood revenge against Victoria and Lucas as they perfect the Jump technology. Part 4 of Blue Moon Chronicles--Serials, "Heir of the Magnificon."