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The How-Not-To Guide To Parenting and Marriage
By Jon Ziegler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The How-Not-To Guide To Parenting and Marriage is a collection of offbeat, humorous stories written by a well-intentioned, but definitely far from perfect father and husband.
Healer's Choice
By Alexander Lewis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Carlos Vega is entering his fourth year of medical school. He will soon be a doctor. What he really wants is to be a hero. He begins the year convinced that the high-tech career of a trauma surgeon is the best way to make this happen. Within months, his feelings and his future are influenced by those who teach him, those he treats and those he loves. What will he choose?
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
By Samuel Willoughby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
En alles is ijs
By Wendy Schuchmann
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
The Pillars of Light
By Daniel Lee
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
Running for the Guv
By Silas Flint
Price: Free! Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney fresh out of law school, desperately trying to get new clients. In a mad gamble to obtain some publicity he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. But when a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is appalled at the prospect he just might win--since he hates politics with a passion!
Intertwined
By Vito Pace
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Willie awoke in an institution. The dreams had stopped. He was now left alone to face the stark truth that he had been avoiding his whole life— the reality of his own existence. During his stay at The North Oaks Psychiatric Center, Willie struggles with a decision. Should he surrender his trust to Dr. Calabro, who prescribes therapy as the only solution; or should he follow through with his
Ghost Flight
By Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was just like any other flight, on any other day - except it vanished into thin air, and all the 21st centuries technologies could not find it for many days. A short piece of 'live fiction' that speculates on where the Ghost Flight might be.
Sleepers 3
By Jacqueline Druga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
On a spring day, 1.8 billion children disappear from the face of the earth and natural disasters rock the globe. Of those who remain, 90 percent a ravaged with a plague that turns them into mindless, murderous beings.
Ol' Salt
By Lindsay Cross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A bond of love between Grandfather and Grandson shattered by death from cancer; a boy's fall into depression and his difficult journey back.
The Finisher
By T. W. King
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)
The Recliner
By J. Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story follows a boy obsessed with a velvet recliner in his house.
Johnny’s Unmaking – A Philosophical Dilemma
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Johnny believes he’s only matter and he wants to unmake himself atom by atom to see if what he believes is true. Problem is he’s got a good job and a steady girlfriend and not only that he's unsure if his mind will be there to witness his unmaking at the end. A mindful parfable by the author of Colin’s Head Bumps.
El guardián del umbral
By Eva Lara
Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
La muerte prematura y repentina de su pareja lleva a Aria a poner un paréntesis en su vida y volver a su ciudad natal. Perdida y sin saber cómo continuar con su propia historia ahora en suspenso, el descubrimiento inesperado de un antiguo naipe la lleva a iniciar una investigación que cambiará el rumbo de su vida y le ayudará a desvelar secretos que dormían en su interior.
Chronicle 2021
By Andrew Woodmaker
Series: Chronicle, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this eighth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an avoidable disaster sets Andrew Woodmaker at odds with those around him. In 2021, scenes of destruction from the other side of the world destroy the soul of a nation, but theirs isn’t the only country to face disaster.
From the City of Shem
By Nadja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This book is Nadja’s first collection of poetry spanning several decades. It is reminiscent of classical poets of transcendental quality. The 72 selections are spiritually, metaphysically based and many create joy in the hearts of the readers. Nadja draws upon nature and the soul for her inspiration which is evident in her writing.
Random Thoughts & Poems
By Nadja
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This book is Nadja’s most recent poetry collection. The 52 poems run the gamut of human emotions from exuberance to deep insight. These inner monologues are meant to inspire and provide companionship. Nadja draws upon nature and the soul for her inspiration which is evident in her writing.
Taromancer
By Alex Sumner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"Taromancer," a novel about the Tarot, from Alex Sumner, author of "The Magus."
Share Everything
By Timothy J. Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
The Box
By Leonard Little
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Box is heart warming tale of a magician's box that's been passed down through four generations,