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The Work Of Ronald Berkley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
Ronald Berkley has become used to his life on the farm. But somewhere in his mind, he suspects that something is not right. Is it normal to be spraying the crops like this? Is it normal for the soil to seem so overworked and depleted of nutrients? He can not quite remember how farming used to be, before they started spraying, but he suspects it was better than this...
Tales from the Strand
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015 by Oloris Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A combination of letters, poems, interviews, and slowly shared revelations, Tales from the Strand is a book both traditionally gothic, and sincerely spiritual. Inspired by a life altering surgery, John Evans felt compelled to write this collection if interwoven stories, striking at a deeper truth, while dancing with the shades of human existence.
Bust
You set the price! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Write what you know, they say, but was this fictional story just a little too close to the truth? An accountant enters a short story competition with unexpected consequences. File under Fiction ... or maybe not? "Bust" is a short story within a short story by the prize winning author of "Resolution".
The Do-Over
Price: Free! Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Death is not the end--however badly Jeanette Winters wishes it was. Accompanied by Rupert, her angelic guide, Jeanette must journey through her past to correct mistakes and preserve her eternal soul. From Evan Fuller, author of Mutt & Stray, comes a scathingly scathing satirical novelette that will appeal to fans of Douglas Adams & Terry Pratchett.
Better
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Self-improvements should have limits. If you want to be perfect, you must first define what perfect is. And for one woman, the goal is always moving.
The Great Divide a novelette
Price: Free! Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Dacey Theroux’s life takes a turn for the worst when her unstable ex-husband shows up at her job making a scene and threatening her in front of coworkers. She entertains an unlikely messenger. What he tells her becomes the basis of her new life and inevitably leads her to face her past… and her shocking present.
A Simple Explanation for Our Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A satirical short story about a guy who gets to meet the architect behind the this year's election season. It's not who he expects.
Waiter, There is a Fly in My Soup!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by VintagEreads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Truly, there is no other meal quite like breakfast, especially when served by a bright-eyed waiter who regards your private delectation of the offerings to be a thing as preordained and sacrosanct as a fly-free meal. But fellow breakfasters may sometimes disregard the premises of civilisation and culture - a battle of the wits might ensue.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What you’re about to read will horrify you. I want it to horrify you. It horrifies me. I wrote it because I feel it’s important to point out where we’re headed—the terminus we’ll reach should certain trends continue. The Afterword is not fiction. It’s as least as horrifying as the story. I mean it sincerely. Please read it.
Just For A While
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A shortstory about a young woman, in a world not like our own, whose life is brought into chaos. After a fateful day she is unable to tell the future from the past.
Mutiny of the Broken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Transcending human brokenness and coming to understand God's true power. Anger erupted within because I felt like a small child being let in on an enormously unreal secret...that was really real. How could this have been withheld from me for four decades? Who would do such a thing to me? Who would not allow God's Grace, Love, Light, Spirit, and Song to fill me from within? Apparently, um..I would.
Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy: OpenDyslexic Edition
Series: Tales of shrouded history: OpenDyslexic editions. Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a special version of "Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy" aimed specifically at cognitive impaired readers. If you don't suffer from any form of dyslexia, please purchase the regular edition instead.
Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
green beckons us - green evokes life - green is a collection of simple reflections about things that seize me like the mountains and canyons of Colorado where I grew up and Japan where I fell in love. A love of mystics permeates the collection along with inspirational quotes from a variety of authors and philosophers.
"Where Do Nazis Come From, Daddy?"
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(1.00 from 1 review)
“When men reduce their virtues to the approximate, then evil acquires the force of an absolute, when loyalty to an unyielding purpose is dropped by the virtuous, it’s picked up by scoundrels—and you get the indecent spectacle of a cringing, bargaining, traitorous good and a self-righteously uncompromising evil.” – Ayn Rand
Among Apple Trees
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young man takes his great-granddad to the store -- a simple occurrence that happens hundreds, maybe thousands of times daily across the world. But this trip will be something unexpected and special for them both.
The Bulge
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two agents - one who is quite high and won't stop joking - discuss the CATS Gold Line streetcar alignment through inner east Charlotte. Another psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1200 words. A quick fun read that won't railroad you into a collision.
Freddy And The Scorpions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This story is about a young white boy who came to better understand the world through the eyes of “Freddy”, an old black man who worked for his family on a small farm in South Africa. It takes us from fear and preconceptions to understanding and redemption.
Lady Linguist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
After a near break-in at her apartment, a young Greek woman reassesses her life. She starts a blog under the alter-ego of Lady Linguist. As she ventures forth into the new and strange cyber-world, she finds herself confronted with the real-life decision of either huddling within the safe strictures of her culture, or stepping out into the unknown.
Badland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this sequel from the previous short story (shattering), the government has mutated; hooking up on the despair and disseminating its dominance to the minds of the less-fortunate.
Angels are with me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jay is a guy born and raised in New York, where he leads an interesting life even in its normality. It is suddenly overwhelmed by a series of events and unexpected encounters that will completely change the way he lives. Incidents and circumstances that seem random turn out to be part of a preconceived plan by his guardian angels.