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Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
By Samuel Willoughby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
En alles is ijs
By Wendy Schuchmann
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
The Pillars of Light
By Daniel Lee
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
Running for the Guv
By Silas Flint
Price: Free! Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney fresh out of law school, desperately trying to get new clients. In a mad gamble to obtain some publicity he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. But when a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is appalled at the prospect he just might win--since he hates politics with a passion!
Ghost Flight
By Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was just like any other flight, on any other day - except it vanished into thin air, and all the 21st centuries technologies could not find it for many days. A short piece of 'live fiction' that speculates on where the Ghost Flight might be.
Sleepers 3
By Jacqueline Druga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
On a spring day, 1.8 billion children disappear from the face of the earth and natural disasters rock the globe. Of those who remain, 90 percent a ravaged with a plague that turns them into mindless, murderous beings.
Ol' Salt
By Lindsay Cross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A bond of love between Grandfather and Grandson shattered by death from cancer; a boy's fall into depression and his difficult journey back.
The Finisher
By T. W. King
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)
The Recliner
By J. Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story follows a boy obsessed with a velvet recliner in his house.
Johnny’s Unmaking – A Philosophical Dilemma
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Johnny believes he’s only matter and he wants to unmake himself atom by atom to see if what he believes is true. Problem is he’s got a good job and a steady girlfriend and not only that he's unsure if his mind will be there to witness his unmaking at the end. A mindful parfable by the author of Colin’s Head Bumps.
Chronicle 2021
By Andrew Woodmaker
Series: Chronicle, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this eighth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an avoidable disaster sets Andrew Woodmaker at odds with those around him. In 2021, scenes of destruction from the other side of the world destroy the soul of a nation, but theirs isn’t the only country to face disaster.
From the City of Shem
By Nadja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This book is Nadja’s first collection of poetry spanning several decades. It is reminiscent of classical poets of transcendental quality. The 72 selections are spiritually, metaphysically based and many create joy in the hearts of the readers. Nadja draws upon nature and the soul for her inspiration which is evident in her writing.
Random Thoughts & Poems
By Nadja
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This book is Nadja’s most recent poetry collection. The 52 poems run the gamut of human emotions from exuberance to deep insight. These inner monologues are meant to inspire and provide companionship. Nadja draws upon nature and the soul for her inspiration which is evident in her writing.
Taromancer
By Alex Sumner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"Taromancer," a novel about the Tarot, from Alex Sumner, author of "The Magus."
Share Everything
By Timothy J. Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
The Box
By Leonard Little
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Box is heart warming tale of a magician's box that's been passed down through four generations,
Coulson's Reckoning
By Anna J McIntyre
Series: The Coulson Series, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When Sophie Marino comes to Coulson looking for clues to the 1960 murder of her infamous grandfather–hitman Anthony Marino–her inquiries ignite a series of events, exposing three generations of Coulson family secrets. It’s a time of reckoning for the Coulson family.
Параллель
By Валдемар Люфт
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Однажды в квартире раздался странный звук, как будто кто-то рассыпал по полу металлические шарики. Потом стали сами собой включаться электрические лампы. Хозяин квартиры в недоумении. Он начинает прислушиваться к тому, что происходит совсем рядом с ним, но за пределами его понимания. Начинается диалог с непонятным.
Prisoner of Afrika
By Mike Effa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A disheartening tale of Dike, a young promising African child, who grows into maturity only to find life as not the fairy tale he expects it to be. In a fictional society, synchronous to modern systematic Nigeria,
Il Tempo che non c’è
By Riccardo McOtter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: Italian. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Se non esistessero orologi e calendari, in che modo vivremmo e misureremmo il nostro Tempo? Lo scopriranno tre amici, trentenni, che si trovano a lasciare le loro vite “normali” per finire in un mondo abitato da soli adolescenti. Una sorta di moderno “paese dei balocchi”, dove i tre adulti riscopriranno piaceri reconditi e repressi. Ma vivere in un mondo senza regole si rivelerà un'ardua sfida...