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Tommy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fire And Ice Some say the world will end in fire Some say in ice From what I've tasted of desire  I hold with those who favor fire. - Robert Frost Synopsis Pyromania - From pyro- "fire" + mania "madness, frenzy." The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish his purpose by burning, has been considered to merit particular notice, and to constitute a variety of monomania.
Life At My House Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A small, eBook collection of my “Life at my House Sampler” columns—the wit, wisdom, and reflections of a woman, wife, and mother.
The Tipping Point: The Year 2030
Price: Free! Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Global warming threatens our world. Most scientists worldwide have verified the dangers of a rising CO2 to 450 ppm and 2 degree C where the point of no return may be reached. A young leader turns college students into a fighting force to sway the government to stop the rising CO2. The story faces the long odds of converting lawmakers and the oil industry to end the burning of fossil fuels.
Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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How far would you go to heal someone’s pain? After years of watching innocent people suffer, a psychiatric nurse makes it her mission to help the most hopeless of her patients — in a way no one will ever suspect.
Broken - A Web of Tormented Thoughts
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Alice witnessed the killing of her parents when she was five years old and hence, over time created an alter ego called Angel, to avenge the death of her parents. At the same time, her husband - Derrick - had something to do with the death of his insane uncle when he was ten years old...something occurs to remind him of what had happened when he was young and it starts to torment him.
Coastline
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Had one not known her better, one would be pardoned for stereotyping old spectacled grey haired Anne with her peculiar solid brass walking stick by her side, as someone living out her golden years under blissful nostalgia, playing poker for cookies and page through old photo albums of people who either passed on, or whom still pass the old age home, but were too busy to visit.
Fictional Pain
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » General
We have all experienced pain in one form or another. It can be sharp or dull, enduring or brief, but once it has gone, we can only remember that we didn’t like it. We are unable to relive the feel of it.
Maggie’s Demons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017 by Mamba Books & Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a terrifying installment of Witch Craft. Maggie the Witch displays a full grasp of her powers. This short story will grip you from its frightening beginning until its shocking end!
Golden Boy
Price: Free! Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Billie Bucket just wants to me a normal, average day, kid of eight; he's happiest sitting on his Oak tree, overlooking his family garden. Yet, he has something strange in his blood. Something which is capable of healing incurable diseases. He wants freedom, but strangers around him want the secrets inside him.
Storie Fantastiche di Gente Comune
Price: Free! Words: 41,670. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Un eroe non è un impavido guerriero, un martire o un conquistatore di consensi popolari. Un eroe è semplicemente una persona. Un eroe è il prescelto di se stesso, colui che compie una scelta per un bene a lui caro. Naturalmente, una scelta audace. Io, la Voce Narrante, canterò le gesta di tre eroi che hanno compiuto la loro scelta.
Mountaintop
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man drowns. He survives and ends up stranded on an island. That is the start of his strange, incomprehensible adventure.
Captivation of a Thug 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
The constant attacks that Borne and Mackenzie are involuntarily subjected to begin spilling over into their budding relationship. Though both are fighting to remain above ground when it comes to their personal lives, one is falling significantly short.
Second Chances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nichole is caught in a tough position. She is juggling too many responsibilities as her world falls apart. She isn’t sure where she can turn to for help, and she is facing a lot of harsh realities about just how much society can hold her back.
The Daily Wound
You set the price! Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Rumi said the wound was where the light got in, and maybe he would know, being enlightened and all that; but I say the wound is a road that takes you there, inside to that deepest place...
A Family in Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"A Family in Faith" is a wonderful story of unconditional love. It reminds us to always have faith in ourselves and one another." Adam loses his way and abandons his faith. His family refuses to give up on him as they navigate the dynamics of a modern day family.
The Apartment: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes the mind plays tricks on you. Everything is not what it seems. Victoria is more reclusive since her music single became a hit sensation. Her new apartment has everything she needs. It’s perfect, almost too perfect. Her husband, Jackson, returns from a business trip and he tells her he must leave again on another trip for work. Is he telling her the truth? What is he hiding?
The Duster
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the voters sleep a deep sleep, a wonderful forever sleep, Gregg is still awake looking, staring at his phone. He knows that the phone will ring. If not tonight maybe tomorrow, but it will ring. It always does.
Midnight Crew
You set the price! Words: 3,100. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was a world much like ours, parallel, but not in a hazy Sci-Fi kind of way... Brian had come to know how the eeriness of sundown in the forgotten part of the east-end of town, smeared itself thick and sticky with indifference to his career. The deserted-ness of the drenched and poorly lit industrial streets were somehow always preferred to other nights...
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
It was Thursday the 3rd of June 1999... but, then later the same day was also Sunday the 3rd of September 2006. And a just a little after that, as luck would have it, if one dare insinuate it would be luck, it will also be Wednesday the 6th of March 2019... It wouldn't have made sense for Gunter to question this anomaly...
Wet
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Adventure » General
It's Paradise... Our soul's nostalgic urge to pause a lazy summer Sunday's orange brush at dusk, aided by a waiting cabernet. As would be a fit pairing with maybe succulent but humble lamb, for some, and that would do. But for Ariel, a bottomless glass of sweetly labelled, matured revengeful Pinot Noir, was right on the nose... And a recent harvest, even better.