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No Credit in Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
John Ballard is dead. That's bad enough, but what's worse is that he neglected to bring any of his possessions with him into the afterlife. It turns out the Egyptians were right and you need to take your stuff with you. John is forced to live like a bum in Heaven until he discovers a way he might be able to return to Earth to get the things that he needs to live an afterlife of comfort.
Hear Me: A psychological thriller
Price: Free! Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
Walking Where the Dead Ships Dwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Growing up had been hard, he would admit. But times such as these sometimes had to be experienced in order to mature and grow. You never really become an adult until you have experienced pain, loss and grief; the likes of which, echoed through his mind one after the other on a repetitive, perpetual merry-go-round. The first one went in a crash. The second in a whisper. The third with a bang.
Purple Fables (QUARTET)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"If a fable is a legendary story of supernatural happenings," Mr. Swann says, "or a narration intended to enforce a useful truth, then these four are fables--which shouldn't be confused with fairy tales targeted only for children. These, then, are tales for kind and loving people of all ages." Four magical fables from the pen of Ingo Swann...
La mujer idiota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Hilda es una niña que vive una infancia difícil al lado de una madre que pierde oportunidad para llamarla “idiota”. Sin embargo ella, a esa edad, poco entiende de la vida, así que ha encontrado el modo de adaptarse a su realidad. Un mal día un evento devastador lo cambia todo y hace que quede a la deriva, y al parecer la palabra “idiota” marca su sino. Sólo el tiempo dirá si logra salir adelante.
The Soul Is Complex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An author comes to grips with his spirituality as his life changes due to his new-found celebrity status.
The Passing of Rosario
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this humorous, intense short story by Eric Stringer, the adult child of a woman who recently passed leads you through a humorous, sometimes irreverent look at her life and the impact she had on the other residents, males and females, of the village.
Mafia Math (growing up Sicilian)
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by RandyTatano. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
If you're good at math and your last name ends in a vowel, you've got a future in this Italian neighborhood.
Autumn's Colours
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Nick Holloway’s nursing career was spent working in care homes in South Wales. His many experiences inspired him to write Autumn’s Colours, his first novel. This light-hearted story is set in an imaginary care home, the town in which Nick trained as a nurse. The people and events in the book are based closely on real care homes and real people.
A Battle With My True Self
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
To AB: Get out of here. I do not need your always negative opinion. To Ms. Crazypants: Get out of here as well.
The Ethics of Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer, a hit man returns to his hometown to visit with an old friend at a high school reunion. The friend has asked Charlie to attend because he needs a favor. Yet again, it's always a good idea to be careful what you wish for.
A Concise Re-telling of the Life of God
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Before the beginning, God was lonely. Finally the true tale of the life of God is told. From before the Big Bang through vaguely intelligent design to the present day and onto a rather bleak future The Concise Re-Telling of the Life of God documents the lonely misunderstood life of our all-seeing Lord and how She overcome her inauspicious beginnings and journeyed towards a happy-ish ending.
Prey of the Predator
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,230. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
“I’m afraid I’m going to hurt Natalie like I did all my other girlfriends. I love her. I do not want to hurt her.” “I don’t understand Joshua, what did you do to your other girlfriends?” I killed them.” With those three words, Tyra Wells, new mental health counselor, is sent on a journey that will have her questioning her career choice, her responsibility to her client, and her morality.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...
Daughters of Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,150. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Across a 4,000 year line of descent, an epic struggle arises to restore balance to a world gone awry. Weaving ancient Sumerian myth and legend into a modern story of intrigue and mystery, Daughters of Time brings to life an epic struggle across four millennia. Follow the line of daughters from ancient Sumer, Egypt, and Jerusalem, and discover a secret that will change the way you see the World.
The Change of Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
We all crave a home but many people settle for a house without understanding there is a difference. One woman strives to change that for any and all who choose to rent one of her rooms. This is s short story about the unknown impacts people can have on your life.
I Pledge Allegiance
Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A short story, about 6100 words. Keshawn Bolling lives in a future of total government control. His religion, his education, even the length of his hair are dictated to him, Worse, his own father is one of the enforcers. He wants out; rumor says there is freedom to be had in the orbital habitats. But getting there won't be easy, and freedom is a slippery thing to define...
Vingede: The Friar Tobe Fairy Tale Files Book 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A boy who speaks mysterious, rhyming riddles… a mute girl who communicates through art… Two young people held captive by mental illness or is there a sinister connection between the cases – a swan song cry no one has yet heard? As former novitiate turned PI, Tobias Berger, fits the pieces of the puzzle together, he and his secretary/girlfriend find that the supernatural is far from done with them.
Tomorrow Is Far Away
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Who is Pilgrim and what does he want? And what has he to do with the future demise of Max and Harry, when it certainly isn’t going to be murder? Discover Pilgrim’s last assignment and the organisation he works for. And find out exactly what is the big decision both Max and Harry must make, in this leaf-turning cerebral thriller.
Mareritt: The Friar Tobe Fairy Tale Files Book 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
As beauty lies sleeping… Four pretty, partying high school seniors, four strange and startling accidents. Do demonic nightmares and fairy tale visions bury a dark secret haunting the girls or is the past simply struggling to reach the light? Twenty-eight year old former novitiate turned PI, Tobias Berger, hired to discover the answer.