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The Boy Who Would Be Jesus
You set the price! Words: 5,210. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Religious
You know how it is: you've moved house, started at a new school, and nobody believes you're the Son of God. Follow The Boy's journey as he learns who he is and who his friends really are.
Saturday Night (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A brief exploration of monotony, and routine. A two-man game of Russian Roulette.
In the Open Air
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Age-worn, whiskey-soaked, and suicidal, Raymond's world was plummeting out of control until an unexpected visit to his farm by a traveling painter gives him a renewed sense of hope and vigor for life.
The Suddenly Single Series: "Infidel"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Carmen had put up with Xavier's cheating ways for years. Every time she threatened to leave him, he would apologize and do whatever he could to make things right. But things were never quite right. Carmen was at her wits' end, but that was of no consequence to Xavier. He loved his wife and lusted after his mistress. He was the kind of man who would have his cake and eat it, too. In Infidel, the
Jane, Me and Myself
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is the story of a young girl accessing therapy for complex mental health issues,the twists and turns has the reader on an emotional roller coaster ride, and they will undoubtedly question the complexity of the human mind. It will shock you to the core and stay with you long after the book has been read. Along similar lines to Sybil and the three faces of Eve with a finale to remember!
Speak for the Dead
Series: Streets of Crawfield, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,960. Language: Australian English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
A girl, alone... In a bad part of town... She has taken it upon herself to remind those who break the law that their actions have consequences. She is not the only one, and there are people who intend to remind her what her actions mean. What price will they ask, and will it be too high to pay?
Bore
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The book to read when you don't have time to read a book. Flip open to any page and wile away those few minutes you have spare.
'A Conversation of Inconclusive Results'
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is the story of a group of college kids out to have fun. As perhaps some readers of Brad OH Inc. can relate to, they end up imbibing heavily, and their discussion begins to steer towards some very metaphysical topics. Will the slobbering-drunk Ethan find the answers he’s looking for from his friends? Or will the conversation only lead him down a path lacking in intellectual succor entirely?
The Strange Adventures of Margery Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Every time you make a decision, you create an alternate universe. Some people get obsessed with these "roads not taken." They think that if they made different choices, their lives would have turned out better. I should know: I'm one of them. My name is Margery Jones, and I want to see what my life should have been. There's just one problem: someone wants me dead, and I don't know who I can trust.
Unmanned Submarine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
The Suddenly Single Series: "So Undeserving"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
People say they understand, but do they really? Bailey Jamison found herself completely caught off guard by the circumstances she faced. At the same time, part of her accepted the inevitable. She really had no choice in the matter. The sudden and unexpected loss of the love of her life, her impending pregnancy and dealing with the mother in law from hell made handling her situation no easy feat.
Dust
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story of pronounced madness in a modern, mechanical world. A solitary night watchman at a museum faces his own inadequacy when compared with the museum's security system. As he sinks into depression and alcoholism, a woman appears, seemingly from nowhere, and plucks the watchman from despair in order to further her own otherworldly hobby.
Rivers of Tears
Series: Read A Movie, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
“The River of Tears” is the Rio Grande. This screenplay, set South Texas, is about refugees from the Americas and the people who both support and oppose what is called “the sanctuary movement” and illegal immigration.
Betty
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A depressed high school girl who feels trapped by life tries to kill herself, and fails. Afterward she's forced to learn a lot about herself and the world around her. A short story.
Junction, Utah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Set against the breathtakingly scenic environs of Junction, Utah, 28-year-old river guide Madeline Kruse runs from the painful legacy of her Vietnam-vet father--MIA before she was born--and into the arms of a Jack Mormon family struggling to overcome several crises of their own.
Human
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Human, the third book in the series, will rocket you into the future. The Vacare have forged unimaginable changes on the earth and the Primoris prepare for the final battle. But no one could predict what is about to occur –are you prepared for Convergence?
HOMO INVITUS, Memoirs of a Genie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
HIV WITH A PEN AND A PAPER. A BOOK WRITTEN BY HIV!! Earth under a virile siege; twenty five million dead, forty million lined up for the guillotine! No stone left unturned, still no breakthrough. Suddenly, the culprit owns up in an imploding dramatic autobiography. Alas, a solution from the horse’s mouth. Billions, who know their future depends on these pages, pore over the literary Holy Grail
Veronica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a short fiction story that begins with a shy, sixth grade boy and a very intelligent girl classmate who throughout school, to the twelfth grade, tries to get him to date her.
Supercitizens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Some individuals with dubious pasts have been recruited to be become super-citizens.
A Guilty Conscience
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story sketch about mist and guilt and life decisions.