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Life with Boyd
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
...A young boy has a conversation with his imaginary friend...
Moving Into Feeling: Poems to Ponder for Embracing Emotion
Series: Moving Into: Poems to Ponder Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This collection of poems, #4 in the Moving Into: Poems to Ponder Series, covers the gamut of emotions. In an often witty and entertaining way, they normalize and legitimize even your bad feelings – like anger. Your path through this maze becomes clearer as you ponder these poems; you will begin to befriend and embrace your emotions. Whatever you don't fully feel now, will come back to haunt you.
Some Things Are Sweeter Than God
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Lorinda Rivers is a public defender and a highly competitive woman. Her client, Kevin Jensen, is a man who’s facing the death penalty after being charged with the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend. And so, before long, Lorinda is faced with a difficult moral dilemma: Should she ignore her conscience and defend Kevin aggressively, even if it means that he might go free?
Classic Madman
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Classic madman is a compilation of short stories and poems which reflect contemporary society and elements of core humanity. The experience include the world of a drunk, a madman who is sane in his right, and lots more.
Joshua
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Life and loss
Short of a Picnic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
12 short stories about 12 different characters grappling with varied forms of mental illness. At turns sensitive, scary, humorous, intense, and provocative, Eric Shapiro's "Short of a Picnic" tours the landscape of troubled minds in contemporary culture.
The Murder of Nora Winters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,000. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
On Christmas morning, Nora Winters is found shot to death in her bedroom. The previous evening, she had been talking about how she might take her own life, and since she was shot at very close range, her family initially assumes that she committed suicide. However, the police quickly discover that the gun that killed her is over fifteen feet away from where her body was found.
Walking Off Heaven's Shore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Ten-piece Bucket of Southern Fried Flash Fiction that explores relationships with a definite southern flavor--gothic, wistful and canny.
The Voice of the Victim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Originally entitled Sarcasm, Murder, and Outrage…not only is this a clever murder mystery, but it also doubles as a satirical tour through Darwin City and the modern world of guns, murder, and mayhem…a mixture of slapstick comedy, dark premonitions, and a sweeping indictment of everything that Western culture has ever produced.
A Blue Whale of a Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A senior salesman tries to make one last sale at a soon-to-open bar in Bluefield, West Virginia. Before demonstrating his rapid-refrigeration device, he has a meandering, sexually allusive, past-recalling chat with the female bartender-to-be. When another male arrives, a tragic mistake occurs. If this short story somehow became an American movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13. 2K words.
House with a Blue Door
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A young social worker navigates the ups and downs of caring for mentally handicapped clients.
Love Letters (Soaked in Blood)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Kendra Thomas is found lying in a pool of blood with a fatal gunshot wound to her head. It’s difficult for Brad Anderson, the lead detective in Love Letters to determine whether Kendra committed suicide or was murdered. But as the clues begin to point to murder in this tale of a secret sexual obsession, Brad finds himself with a bewildering array of suspects.
The Great Barrington Train Wreck
Price: Free! Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Biographical
Living on the street isn’t easy, but Mike knows his way around--at least until the day he almost dies from hypothermia. Scrambling around, he finds a job as a cab driver, rents an apartment, and falls in love with his most beautiful fare, the enigmatic Alexandra. But all is not quite what it seems in this tale of a down-and-out guy who is never able to see through the smokescreen of his lust.
The Wind Blows Where It Will
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is the fifth in the author's Appalachian series, where Tim Sloan's sojourn in the rural mountain area continues in unexpected ways.
Jump into the Abyss!
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
From the bestselling author of the "Vivian Amberville" saga, comes the unnerving horror short-story of a man who gets buried alive over the festering remains of his late wife, Kassandra.
The Road Map to the Universe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,100. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Road Map to the Universe: Who really murdered Karen Breen? Although her husband is convicted of the crime, things change when an informant tells police that her son Jeremy was the murderer. Eventually, Jeremy is arrested, tried, and convicted, but then, while the jury is being polled, an extraordinary revelation occurs—in fact, in the annals of courtroom history, it is probably a premiere.
Five Murder Mysteries
Price: $2.99 $2.00 USD. (33% off until Sep. 21!) Words: 292,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Five Murder Mysteries contains the following murder mysteries: Blood and Blackmail, Destroyed by Malice, The Murder of Marabeth Waters, Love Letters (Soaked in Blood), and The Fatality Game.
Echoes for the Fallen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In this book you will find a collection of poems and short stories. Some I have written as the man I am, some are written from the echoes within my soul who yearn to be heard and others are the stories that I have felt reaching out to me from places beyond my sight. I hope that you find something within to help satiate the curiosity that has led you to open it.
Unveiled A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's 1978, and, with only a hazy memory of the violent murder which took place when she was four, thirteen-year-old Jodie has a nagging suspicion the version of the story she's been told all these years just doesn't add up. She sets out to solve the mystery while her mother does all she can to prevent Jodie and everyone else from unveiling the truth.
Wolverine
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The wolverine has not eaten for days. He has her scent. The deer is tired and bleeding, though still running. He can keep this pace up for days, she cannot. He knows that he will eat tonight. He will kill her well before dawn. She throws all caution to the wind to stay alive.