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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: Free! Words: 4,040. 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.
Tic-Tac-Toe
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.
Certainties
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. With humanity at stake, is it wise to leave it to the humans to decide who's worthy to live on?
Dina
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.
The Many Lives of Nathan James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Desperate to reignite his creative passion, Nathan James and his girlfriend Liv make an appointment with the renowned Dr. Rose to regress into their past lives, in hopes of sparking inspiration. Through a skeptical eye, Nathan embarks on an unexpected journey through the fatal mistakes of his past, discovering that this pattern has followed him into the present.
Over Head
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short fiction describing the advent of opportunity and the income of imagination. The captured audience creating the players on the stage, and the lens of micro-cosmos guiding these cosmos into the macro-cosmic arena. The dreamer being dreamed by another dreamer, guiding their dreaming.
White Mythology: Two Novellas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dr. Ed's head is spinning: a long-lost 'son' has just been sent over to his office by the temp agency, his shopping-addicted wife seems to have disappeared, and the clinical trial that he is running for a revolutionary new anti-depressant might well be going off the rails. But Dr. Ed is in control of everything, including himself.
Pete and the Angel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's a scalding hot day in Mexico when Pete sees something fall from the sky. Moments later a beautiful blonde woman is coming up the road behind him. Is she an angel? Maybe, maybe not. Come along and find out.
What It Was, Was Gunsmoke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this frantic short story, as opening credits roll and Matt Dillon sets up for the opening showdown, gunfire sounds in the front yard. What do you do? Probably not what this guy did.
The Invisible Id
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Haunted by what he sees as an unforgivable mistake, Roy delves into his own psyche to get his life back with the help of a spunky psych major, Katie. With her help, Roy journeys into his own mind, where he can bend the very fabric of reality to his will. Through it all, Roy must fight for balance—he must choose between the evils of his light-hearted past and his grim present.
Hear No Evil: Five Scott Drayco Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Five tales featuring brilliant crime consultant Scott Drayco, a former pianist turned FBI agent who uses his music and law enforcement insights to solve cases others don't want to touch. From HEAR NO EVIL, where Drayco has to solve a murder in an empty concert hall in a snowstorm, to FM IS FOR MURDER, where a shock jock gets his comeuppance, these stories show why evil is often a song best unsung.