Fiction » Themes & motifs

Sub-categories: Spiritual & metaphysical | Psychological | Family sagas | Political | Crime | Medical | Religious | Technological | Legal | Media tie-in 
Meet Jack
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Meet Jack provides a sneak peek into the first of the Acts of Justice series, Melancholy Jack. You'll meet Jack briefly through the eyes of Nina (his mother), Jason (his best friend), Allie (his wife) and Dr. Ellen Foster (his psychologist). Melancholy Jack is scheduled for publication September 1st, 2014.
Under the willow tree
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Under the willow tree is a fictional book that mixes reality and fantasy with humor both dark and light in a recipe unique to the author Ger Conlan.The result is a novel that leaves the reader pleasantly satiated with an eager expectation of the next serving.
The Waiting Room
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In the waiting room of a psychologist's office, a man engages a woman in a conversation about personal responsibility and the mores of society.
Vote Tekno Party
By
You set the price! Words: 139,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
July 1999: Anti-capitalists worldwide aim to bring capitalism to its knees with a global street party, and its no accident that its soundtrack is techno. This is the story of Selena, one of millions in her generation who thought the world could be changed with a 4/4 beat and high ideals. But is she riding for a fall?
Amber Bridge
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Land For Peace
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The oldest war story of all, revisited from a radically different perspective: One that assumes nothing about the attributes or characters of the combatants. In any war, it’s not the propaganda that matters but the outcome of the final battle. Don’t be alarmed. It's just a fantasy. No statement of belief about...well, anything...is expressed or implied.
Remains to be Seen
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
Wheels
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories are written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
By
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
Extractos El Barco de Cristal
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Este son los extractos del libro. El Barco de Cristal inserta al lector en un fascinante relato lleno de emoción y drama, siendo el carácter moral un elemento que destaca.
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
By
Price: Free! Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
Imperfect Inside
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
What would happen if fate stepped in on your impromptu suicide and turned your world inside out? Sean O’Rourke is about to find out.
The Mountain that Slept Around and Other Stories
By
Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when the citizens of a small Western town awaken to find a mountain next to them that wasn't there the night before - and what happens when it leaves again?
Chasing Rohan
By
Series: Becoming Natalie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Natalie has a college degree, an awesome job, and a rich boyfriend… so why does she suck at life? One summer will change everything. She just has to survive moving back in with her dad. New Adult. Drama. Novella.
Clara: A Short Story
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
The Leaping Angels
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
How would you stop a group of teenagers from leaping from a hotel balcony to another? That's Lizzie and Danny's next mission – the group test. With graduate, Alex, they use their persuasion skills, memories and concentration on getting to the hotel where the teenagers are. Only they find that their enemy, the Dark Angel, has got there first. For during their memory challenge, it starts to go wrong
Imitating Art
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run. He finds the ideal place--where fiction and reality blur together.
Manderlay's Meow
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Manderlay, the ginger tom, soars past his common beginnings to become the masterly beast his ancestors would be proud of. This is his tale.
Red Card
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Pat Carmichael was a talented Premiership footballer until a crippling injury ended his career at 27. His glamorous lifestyle suddenly ended, Pat hit rock bottom. Soon after, his wife left him. "I was in love with Pat Carmichael the football star, not Pat Carmichael the drunk with sick in his beard," she said as she handed him the keys. Booze and gambling did the rest. But could he bounce back?