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Generally Recognized as Safe
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Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The chronicle of Wiley Royce’s struggle to keep his cool and perspective in the face of the disconcerting new waves in his life. What can he do for his beloved Brendee, who may or may not want him anymore? What should he do to beautiful, sexy Janae, who clearly wants him too much? How is he going to take down the shady cabal responsible for poisoning the entire first world?
The Interview
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
‘You really want to do this?’ Tim asked his wife, Joanne. ‘I mean, what’s wrong with doing it the old fashion way so it’s more of a surprise. People have been making babies without clicking and dragging for thousands of years.’ What would you ask if you could meet your son before he was born? What would he ask you? Winner 'Highly Commended' in The Port Stephens Examiner Literature Awards 2013.
Old Henry's Visitor: The tale of an old man and his demon
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
For years Old Henry lived alone in self-inflicted punishment as his home deteriorated and the world moved on around him. He is forced to face the past when a demon comes for his soul in the form of a crow. But is the crow real or imagined? Can Old Henry survive its devilish torment? And is there hope for redemption?
Meet Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Meet Jack provides a sneak peek into the first of the Acts of Justice series, Melancholy Jack. You'll meet Jack briefly through the eyes of Nina (his mother), Jason (his best friend), Allie (his wife) and Dr. Ellen Foster (his psychologist). Melancholy Jack is scheduled for publication September 1st, 2014.
The Waiting Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In the waiting room of a psychologist's office, a man engages a woman in a conversation about personal responsibility and the mores of society.
Amber Bridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Land For Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The oldest war story of all, revisited from a radically different perspective: One that assumes nothing about the attributes or characters of the combatants. In any war, it’s not the propaganda that matters but the outcome of the final battle. Don’t be alarmed. It's just a fantasy. No statement of belief about...well, anything...is expressed or implied.
Moonridge Memories Collection
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 294,360. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Follow the lives of Theresa & her best friends as they reminisce about growing up together in the small town of Moonridge and how their friendship got them through their tough childhoods. The strength of their bond is tested when their childhood bullies return to torment them as adults. The saga spans over 40 years of their lives including painful childhood memories, rocky marriages, & parenthood.
Remains to be Seen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
Wheels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories are written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
Ben Jackson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
Extractos El Barco de Cristal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Este son los extractos del libro. El Barco de Cristal inserta al lector en un fascinante relato lleno de emoción y drama, siendo el carácter moral un elemento que destaca.
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
Imperfect Inside
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
What would happen if fate stepped in on your impromptu suicide and turned your world inside out? Sean O’Rourke is about to find out.
Reeva’s Trial of the Love of Oscar Pistorius
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Medically speaking, probably one of the most intense psycho-analyses of victim and perpetrator imaginable; done so with the specific intention of clarifying the reflection of ordinary minds in them, that have no idea how gravely ill normality can actually be; against the backdrop of astounding new biokinetic evidence (“gripping; best-seller...is bound to lead to a different conclusion”)-Magistrate
Internet Party
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Price: $6.78 USD. Words: 108,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Everything changes overnight when Josh meets Maggie, a dynamic, ambitious and beautiful PR consultant who challenges him to join her in a quest that will transform him forever. As Josh’s political ambitions go from strength to strength, his family life is under threat in ways he could never have imagined.
The Mountain that Slept Around and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when the citizens of a small Western town awaken to find a mountain next to them that wasn't there the night before - and what happens when it leaves again?
Chasing Rohan
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Series: Becoming Natalie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Natalie has a college degree, an awesome job, and a rich boyfriend… so why does she suck at life? One summer will change everything. She just has to survive moving back in with her dad. New Adult. Drama. Novella.
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.