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Caught at a Crossroad
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
"Come off it, Tiff. You had a choice: your family or your career. Remind me again, who did you chose? Oh, that's right, you chose those pigs in blue," June bellowed. After twelve years apart, June and Tiffany are reunited. Now face-to-face on opposite sides of the law, Tiffany must choose between her career and her family. It all comes down to this: lose her job or arrest her brother-in-law.
Short Sold (The Arab Heist)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 176,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What Happened to Colonel Gaddafi's Billions? Set in the backdrop of the Libyan Civil War, Short Sold is a novel drawn from real events about a London banker who cannot believe his good fortune at the fall of the Gaddafi regime.
6 x Schuld - Serie 6 x : Volume I
Series: 6 x. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: Dutch. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Een tragikomedie over alledaagse misdaad. Moord, wraak, obsessie en chantage nemen het voortouw. Weerloze slachtoffers proberen te overleven, met onvoorziene gevolgen... Wie draagt uiteindelijk schuld? Een verhalenbundel van zes misdaadverhalen (27.030 woorden / vergelijkbaar met 90 pagina's paperback).
The Man with the Finger and the Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Mr. Kristen dreams of world domination. Finally his chance comes. He finds himself in a launch bunker with the red button before him. Yes, that red button. And what he launches will not soon be forgotten.
Worst Case Scenario
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is about Charlie Tam a young woman struggling with life's emptiness, pains and existential conflicts. Instead of coping with her problems like the "normal" adult would she chooses her own way of dealing, and it's not ideal.
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A short story about a serious Med Student. This is also a story about how where we're planted matters, and the friendship between two different people.
Laconic Lyrics
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This is a poem book, with themes ranging from drugs, to climate change, to the struggle to escape the class warfare that society induces.
Splitting Infinities
Price: Free! Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dawn Foster lost her 18-year-old son, Ben following a tragic accident two years ago. She discovers her son's 'lucky stone' in the pocket of his denim jacket and carries this treasured possession with her everywhere. Then her life begins to take a series of inexplicable turns. Initially suspecting stress-induced amnesia, Dawn is forced to face a more frightening - and impossible - explanation.
Mind-Benders & Bizarre Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A collection of strange and unnerving short stories that will bring readers to worlds of uncertainty and illusion. These surreal takes on fantasy and sci-fi will stick in readers’ head long after they put them down.
The Golden Child
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
From the Ash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
After her leader is murdered, a young neophyte named Angela-Maria must take up the reins and lead her indigent troop of wanderers to a stronghold for the fight against a a fierce, unknown enemy.
Swans Still Sing
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A heartbreaking short story about the final goodbye between a big brother and his little sister. It truly captures the meaning of loss, love, and hope.
Line of Duty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The mob boss wants to test a rookie driver and maybe teach him a lesson too. How to Get the Boss Out of Harm's Way 101. Surely nothing will go wrong. Surely.
The Enemy Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
War has always exacted its toll on the individuals involved whether they are the actual combatants or the members of their family. Travis Lane, 27, lived through a troubled childhood. As a result, his married life was anything but tranquil. As a means of escape, he joined the armed service, but an IED blast during a combat operation ended his military career.
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.00 from 1 review)
A man fights a battle with his conscience on whether or not he should continue to help a disabled girl. Altruism vs. self.
Big Data, Little Girls
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(2.00 from 1 review)
Copious amounts of surveillance data- Big Data- are gathered daily. Surveillance is everywhere- supposedly watching, searching for wrongdoers, and protecting. Only when Lily is kidnapped and forced into a life of prostitution along with other stolen girls does she realize that presumptions of the security provided by surveillance are entirely wrong. (Contains mature themes)
Sherlock and Me: The Case of the Ghost Horse
Series: Sherlock and Me. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A ghost horse. A missing truck driver. Sleuth Lucy James, with her new PI license, tackles both cases in this mystery set in Reno, Nevada and Pyramid Lake on the Paiute Indian Reservation. The horse belongs to a special needs child and must be found for the boy's therapy. The trucker's fiancé is a former lady-of-the-evening who wants a new life. Lives will be ruined if she doesn't succeed.
Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
Shall We Gather
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
With the end of the world nigh, the Pastor and Deacons of the New Zion Abundant Life Church agree to meet to discuss the matter. When humanity is at stake, is it wise to leave it to the humans to decide who's worthy to live on?
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about the roller coast ride of depression and recovery of a gifted but disturbed musician, and the one person who knows how to save him.