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Love Both Ways
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,470. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
At fifty, Michael thought his life was over. In his mid-thirties, David wanted his life to begin. After these fathers divorce, they meet at a support group and fall spiritually and passionately in love. Their romance forces them to fight for the love of their children and battle against bigots who refuse to understand their lives as Italian and Black British fathers who love both ways.
The Beautiful One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Michael Stanton is a haunted man. He can think of nothing but Moira, his sadly departed love, as he paints endless portraits alone in his mansion. But when ghoulish shadows and ominous voices start to haunt him as well, Michael finds himself spiralling into a fatal pit of depression, paranoia and anxiety.
Paths of Trust
Series: Tales of Oshala the Hex. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A sword and sorcery adventure in the tradition of Tanith Lee, Ursula Le Guin, and Robert E. Howard. A world of dark sorcery—an age of sharpened bronze. An undefeated warlord approaches an unconquerable city. Can the sorceress Oshala the Hex keep the city from being drowned in the empire's wave of expansion? Or will her past with the warlord be her undoing? This is a 7,700-word novelette
As Seen On the Internet: A (slightly modified) Compilation
Price: Free! Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
If generosity is measured by donations, then Jalen Cole is the most emotionally benevolent author of the decade. Witness what is sure to become the bedrock of this writer's long and lively career as he embarks on a journey of the mind and its many forgetful corners.
Best of Breed an Extraordinary Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you’re a dog lover this story will make you laugh, cry, and want to read more. “Best of Breed, an Extraordinary Rose” is an adult picture book that tells the story a little German Shepherd who changes her owner’s life forever. It’s an inspiring, interesting and heartwarming story of courage and love.
Second Chances on the Nile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
For Tracy Widowson, the morning she wakes up to venture out on a Nile cruise is a turning point in her life in more ways than one. The trip originally planned for her husband, Tom, and herself, is now to be undertaken alone since the death of Tom from a brain tumour four years earlier.
The Beautiful One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Michael Stanton is a haunted man. He can think of nothing but Moira, his sadly departed love, as he paints endless portraits alone in his mansion. But when ghoulish shadows and ominous voices start to haunt him as well, Michael finds himself spiralling into a fatal pit of depression, paranoia and anxiety.
Mafia Wheelman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Tony 'Scram' is one of the top getaway drivers in the game. Bank robberies, mafia hits, home invasions. Name your score, Scram's your man. Pushing 70 and indebted to mobsters, Tony must decide to drive for an armored car heist. The split promises one million per man. Does Tony have one more Scram for the road?
Tamara: The Woman Who Conquered Baltimore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Party Crasher Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Biographical
A riveting depiction of one woman’s victorious struggle to stake out a unique place in the American Noughties, Tamara: The Woman Who Conquered Baltimore captures the intersection of addiction, poverty, sexism, and racism in a way few narratives have managed.
Bringing Down The House - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Synopsis: Who we are when no one looks... What we need to hold, for our souls to taste... The great mystic, poet, Sufi, mystic and philosopher, Rumi (1207) moulded perfectly the vase that contains "us" when he phrased... "We show our worth by what we seek". Rumi had it right, all along, and nothing changed in so many centuries.
A Life Twice Given
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Joey’s parents, devastated by his death, accept the help of a scientific cabal to clone their son. His new life leads to love and a job with the CIA. When he learns the truth, Joey must face the mystery of his past and the uncertainty of his future. This masterwork of speculative fiction, inspired by Daniel’s personal loss, delivers a genuinely human portrait of a future both idyllic and dystopic.
Thoughts Are Free
Series: East Berlin Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
East Berlin, 1994: The GDR is divided by a referendum and fascist skinheads roam the streets. Four years later, the GDR is in turmoil: in a city ravaged by politics and economic meltdown it's time for the dreamers of 1989 face up to hard reality. But when an ex-Stasi agent goes undercover on a mission against the fascists, events begin to spiral out of control. Book 2 in the East Berlin Series
Requiem for a Homeless
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Walking the streets of New York, watching the homeless lay on the sidewalks, has become an everyday thing for most New Yorkers. Not Gene, a reporter. For him, it has become more than just the downside of New York’s life style, it has become an obsession. So he decided to become an undercover homeless. What he didn't know, is that he was about to enter the worst nightmare of his life. He didn’t.
What May Be
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
While the hurricane pelted their New York City high rise, Nick told his fearful and pregnant wife, Eva, his dreams for the future. He'd always imagined a little farm in the Berkshires where you could pick an apple from a tree and grandchildren could grow old. Even though the generations came and went, the land remained the same, always there waiting to sustain them.
An Occasion of Sin (a cautionary tale)
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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A man of mature years thinks he’s hit the romantic jackpot, having fallen in love with the “perfect” lover. When she dumps him he realizes that maturity does not bring a load of wisdom about the exigencies of mating.
Esoterica
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Amelia once ran from her father who had custody to begin a new life and identity in San Francisco, but was found and brought back to a home environment that soon became sexually abusive. This time she is determined to make a legal place for herself with her chosen family in California.
Melancholy and me
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Familiar trail, familiar view, yet she is alone. There she meets melancholy, a piece of cloud handed to her.
Toccata for the Unknown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Follow Tim, a writer looking for inspiration, as he stumbles upon the strangest place in town, a place with no name, which he calls “The Restaurant”. In there he finally finds the inspiration he was looking for, or so he thought. A journey of stories being told, a dream meeting with Einstein, but most of all a hunt after his past, a past that is slipping away.
Telling Stories: A Collection of Short Stories to Feed the Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
TELLING STORIES: A Collection of Flash Fiction Stories to Feed the Soul, by Tracy Blake, is a compilation of stories from different genres. Inside you will find an assassin in love with an agenda. A tormented cop with a taste for blood. And four quirky mythological gods changing the fates of worlds.
The Fading of Jill Montgomery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A woman sets out on a run and soon lapses into recent memories. But are the memories complete? Perhaps they're misleading.