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Every One Fight
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Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Masurani was set to run professionally when her father dies in a terrorist attack. Between puberty and grief she pursues the martial arts only to refuse a invitation to join the government backed KnightsMage. Entrapped by a devious street fighter and forced to turn professional, Petulant promises to reveal the nature of her father's death, but can she survive this match and learn the truth?
The Equality Remedy (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Mother Nature is taken to court for being heterosexist. But will we be pleased with the imposed remedy?
Issues
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Issues, is the first puppy perspective tale of a dog whose unrelenting hard life leaves him begging for death. Can he find a reason to live in a world of human cruelty? Contains scenes that some may find to be uplifting.
Particle
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Particle is a short story of transformation and acceptance.
Good Guys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The town's most well-loved resident enjoys the last day of his life.
The Family Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Jack finds a wooden box in his grandma's attic, a family secret is unearthed and his grandma faces a dilemma: should she keep it in the family or keep it to herself? A short story. "I Will read anything Catherine E. Chapman writes; she just has a way about her."
A Girl Called Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
What can change the nature of a man? In John’s case, it was 90 seconds. His life before was not a savory one, but now it contained a new force, a change agent, A Girl Called Storm.
The Unneeded Panic Room (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
After he is outed as a Proposition 8 donor, Michael and his young family are stalked by a vengeful activist. (Short Story: ~14,900 words.)
Socrates's Letter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
An attractive presentation of a fictional letter written by Socrates from prison to his sons shortly before his death that explains the man's philosophies and outlook on life. While the vocabulary and concepts are easy enough for the intended grade level to handle, there are passing references within the letter that may require amplification or further reading.
The Kill Room
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Bernard Jarvis is waiting to die. He and hundreds of others are standing in line as the government conducts a routine purge of its least valuable citizens. While awaiting his execution, Bernard meets an old friend with some radical ideas. He begins to think that maybe the state shouldn't have the right to determine when he dies.
Cataclysm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Tempe's entrance into the small rural community sets off a series of momentous events that cause great upheaval and changes for all involved; lives are influenced and destinies changed. Will the town's people survive the impact of the storm that she had caused?
Good Guys
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In our infinitely tolerant, how-dare-you-disapprove-of-me era, what shall we do with the man of absolute standards and unbending judgment? Must we make room for such an unenlightened relic of dark times long past and best forgotten, or may we reject him utterly? Might we discover, to our extreme surprise, that we can hardly do without him?
A Walk In The Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a routine fire inspection halts Polly’s plans to build a dream house in Marin County, California, she takes on the machine of County government to get things changed. How far will she go and what consequences will the system extract from her in the process?
The Floor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jerry's parents had fought for as long as he could remember. One night, when his video games could no longer drown out their shouts and screams, the trembling boy decided to confront them.
Down on the Farm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the not-so-far future, one of the few middle-class professions left is organ farming—growing extra human organs in your own body for transplant. Unfortunately, these extra organs make a person a prime target for organleggers. And if you manage to escape an organlegger, some of them can be terribly vengeful and persistent…
The Tomatoes Bloom in Winter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Tomatoes Bloom in Winter is the story of a widower who is struggling to adapt to life alone. When, in the winter, his tomato plant begins to grow verdant again, the tomatoes it yields when the snow falls may just break him out of his solitude… if they don’t destroy him in the process. Tomatoes is a novelette of just over 7500 words.
Consuela
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is an intense short story from Nick Porter. Consuela goes about her morning chores on the farm she and her husband have shared and worked for better than 50 years. But this morning he seems to be sleeping longer than usual.
Phantasm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes we find our only functionality in dysfunctional relationships. Who’s to say that they cannot be?
Hubris
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Phone Calls From Home
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In this dialogue-based one page story, a man deals with his emotional problems when a series of silent phone calls provides him with a confidant.