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A Not So Very Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A damsel in distress, three cats and a happy ending.
A Perfect Game
You set the price! Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
It's man versus machine in America's pastime. Ricky Blackwell is the greatest home run hitter of his generation, but is he playing fair? Or is he a herald of the technological changes that are sweeping the world? Due to the number of cybernetic enhancements, a new step in human evolution has taken place. Will Homo Sapiens become irrelevant with the emergence of Homo Cyberneticus?
Quig Rises
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Middle-age is not for the faint-hearted, as Quig, the central character of these short stories, discovers. Join him as he attempts to negotiate the mine fields of memory, dealing with adult children and living alone without losing his sense of humour.
Uber And Under
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
On a whim, the author (Agent 33) calls up Agent 889 to ask him about his Uber driving experience in the Charlotte area. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1300 words. Real-life accuracy: 98% Sorry, no Mr. Malloy. Sex: None. Violence: None. Drug usage: Mentioned in passing.
The Contract
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Jimmy thought he was finished with contract killings. He had a wife, a little daughter—he knew he couldn't keep it up. But then, a contract with a huge payout landed on his doorstep. His life starts to collapse with each decision, for it's true what they say: there is no honor among thieves.
Caminho para o mar...
Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 3, 2016 by EDITORAS.COM. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
Ao longo de nossas vidas, deparamo-nos constantemente com diversas oportunidades de aprendizado e de crescimento. Na maior parte das vezes estas oportunidades nos passam desapercebidas. Outras só são assimiladas muito tempo depois, quando adquirimos maturidade suficiente para compreendê-las. E poucas, muito poucas conseguem imediatamente atingir nossas almas.
Foggy Paws
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
Returning home from the Army, Jennifer Day struggles with the enormous loss of her grandfather. He committed suicide, and now she only has empty questions and his empty house. A dog appears out of the fog, seeking her, and gives her more than she expected.
The Bitcoin Blockchain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mashups
Written by an industry expert, these are short fictional stories based on real people and situations that illustrate both the positive and negative impact of Bitcoin cryptocurrency.
Second Hand Goods Nurse Hal Among The Amish series
Series: Nurse Hal Among The Amish. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This spring in the Amish community finds Nurse Hal and Emma Keim expecting babies. Emma gets bad news about her twins and finds she's being stalked by a serial attacker Englisher. She manages to keep away from him, but Adam's store clerk isn't as lucky. After word spread about the attack, she finds Bobby Keim no longer wants to marry her, and the Amish community is calling her Second Hand Goods.
A Month of Sundays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Disillusioned, disappointed and struggling with his faith in anything and everything, Tom Moses is a man in crisis. When he sits on a park bench and finds he is sharing the seat with a man who claims to be God you'd expect him to be dismissive. But what if he doesn't? If he can't? If you thought you were talking to God, what would you say?
Shattered Direction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After directing an award-winning documentary in college, an idealistic, promising filmmaker with a social conscience, goes on a two-year odyssey ending in Hollywood where he is seduced by the glitz, the money, drugs, women, and XXX films until the suicide of his porn-star girlfriend and the arrest of his drug-dealing brother sends him into a personal inferno from which he struggles for redemption.
Winning the Lottery Doing the Right Thing
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Rob had won the lottery. Twenty-three Millions Dollars. In a phone call from his daughter in law, she advised him to "Do the Right Thing!" and she made a suggestion as to what that should be. At age 77, Rob knew he was not competent enough to use the money wisely. But he wanted to do the right thing! Would you agree with what he felt the right thing was and what he did?
Волки едят без хлеба
You set the price! Words: 49,510. Language: Russian. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Мир должен знать все это, иначе разучится дорожить человеческой жизнью. Постарайся выжить, и не обо мне, а о них расскажи», — кивнул капо вниз, в сторону раздевалки и душевой, откуда по тысяче в сутки, улетали на небо людские души Что это значит, что едят без хлеба волки пролетарской революции - сотрудники НКВД? Книга о войне, героях и жертвах Освенцима, заблудших и честных агентах волчьей службы
After Armageddon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
In a world scorched and destroyed by demon hordes, the human race has one last hope: a little girl named Haley. Her fate rests in the hands of Luka, a stoner turned Watchman after the apocalypse, and a Ranger named Karli. And the demons are coming for them all, any way they can.
Fiica unei mame - Copil
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,640. Language: Romanian. Published: April 25, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Abandonată la maternitate, fiica unei mame-copil, trece prin multă durere, dar are şansa să întâlnească o fiinţă iubitoare, o mamă adevărată care-i oferă iubire şi protecţie, fata reuşind să se afirme în viaţă, ajutând pe cei în suferinţă
Il Puro, L'Impuro ~ Kosher/Treyf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: Italian. Published: April 25, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"Era una fresca, chiara notte d'ottobre, in Ungheria. Anno 1984: più di 30 anni fa..". Questo l'inizio di un racconto che si fa poesia. Pécs (graziosa cittadina Ungherese) vide nascere le 10 poesie del ciclo "Musica sull'Acqua", in un’atmosfera romantica, a tratti decadente, con un andamento musicale (continuando l’ultima delle Rapsodie Ungheresi) scandito da passi di Bourrée, Rigaudon, Hornpipe..
A Pack of Lies
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
It comes as quite a shock to Mary Wilkinson when her 15-year old daughter Jane reveals she is pregnant. When Mary is left literally holding the baby, the relationship between mother and daughter falls apart. But neither she nor her grandson have seen the last of Jane…A novel of romance, motherhood and family tension.
Return There's No Easy Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The two humans and their daughter are heading back home to Mars in the alien ship when they are threatened.
The Esemplasy of Hunginn and Muninn
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Esemplasy of Hunginn and Muninn is a collection of short stories. They either involve the well-known but not understood process of birth or even creation. As well as the common insecurities of unknown potential.
I Giardini Cinesi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: Italian. Published: April 24, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Questo libro raccoglie la traduzione italiana di quarantotto poesie di Fabrizio Frosini, originariamente scritte in Inglese ed edite col titolo "The Chinese Gardens – English Poems". Si possono individuare tre aspetti dell'espressione poetica di Frosini: 1. La Verità è affermata ; 2. La Bellezza è trasmessa ; 3. Il Personale diventa Universale.