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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.
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.
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
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
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)
Certainties
Price: $0.99 USD. 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. When humanity is 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.
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.
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.
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.
President Trump's Month: An Epistolary Novella
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It's January 20, 2017, and Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. But his ambitions are cut short. Find out what happens in President Trump's Month, an epistolary novella offering a satirical look at an imagined Trump presidency through executive orders, proclamations, "official" transcripts of key press briefings, inaugural and weekly addresses, and more.
Celebrating Muffled Voices
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This poetry collection is a snap shot of the contemporary African society. The poems mirror the tyranny and abuse which have become the order of the day. It gives prominence to the muffled and repressed voices which speak out together in bold acts of kindness and outright rebellion. It also is a celebration of the hazy elegance left, a much need hope.
Motel Endings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Motels dot the highways of America, providing a range of services and prices. We use them. Thousands of us use them for a place to rest, for meetings and assignations, and even, at times, to act out life's dramas. They are soulless places, almost perfect for the tragic endings that sometimes seem to take on their own power and strength, playing out no matter what we truly want.
Pearlized
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
What's a mobster punk to do when the detective he's talking with about an attempt on his life turns and walks away? Or worse yet, simple fades out and disappears?
Authenticity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense short story. As man lay dying in the hospital, he thinks back over his life and his twelve children. He has divided them into two groups, The Needy Greedy gang and the good kids. By the end, he comes to some new conclusions.
Corporate Control
Price: Free! Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Freedom Files Book 5, Corporations are people, money is power, fear has slithered into our conscious and the nation is divided. A new Civil War looms, as the United States dives head first into fascism. People are fed up and ready for a change, a new power has risen up that offers solutions to everyone's problems. This story explores the emergence of The United Corporations of the World.
Gun Games
Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Freedom Files Book 4. Guns have been outlawed in the United States for two years. The first arrest of a teacher for the content of a lesson may lead to the final blow for academic freedom. Why were guns made illegal? Who profits the most from the new gun laws? Follow the money and the power into the darkness that hides behind good intentions.
The Surveillance State
Price: Free! Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Freedom Files Book 3, What if the camera on your phone, computer, TV and security camera were watching you, recording your life? What if your school records, your medical records were no longer protected? What if the people who are controlling our government have crossed the line and everything you’ve ever done will be held against you. This is The Surveillance State and there is nowhere to hide.
The Cancer Culture
Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Freedom Files Book 1. They thought what they were eating was healthy, they thought the water they drank was safe, they thought the doctor was supposed to help; one word changed everything, Cancer. The novelettes firsthand account exposes a culture of lies at the highest levels of government and its ties to industries that drive social and economic manipulation.