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Running for the Guv
Price: Free! Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney, desperately trying to get new clients. As a last hopeless gamble to obtain some publicity, he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. When a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is forced to start taking the campaign seriously. But the truth is, Blake hates politics with a passion!
The Quantum Mechanic Trilogy Collection: For Every Action, Rise of The Embodied, and The Return of Heroes in one set
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 427,430. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Convinced that he has found the unified field theory in the Bible Jacob Saylor disappears into the desert, only to return years later with no memory of where he has been. Deeply affected by the trauma, he struggles to make it through daily life. But when terrorists attack years later he acts to save his niece and reveals that he can control the very fabric of reality.
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
New Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 61,260. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A man is running for his life. An army is deployed to hunt him down. He has no right to be there. He has no right to live. He is not considered human. The year is 2058. The world's powers have been stabilised, the citizens of the newly formed super-states are safe, living in peace. But for those, born on the wrong side of The Wall, peace must be paid for, and the price is higher than ever befor
The Genie's Oak
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
If you know everything, Terry says, you probably don't need a memory. The genie thinks maybe you still do. The genie wishes it could remember.
The Brane of the Space Pirates
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When the spaceship Brane Child emerges from skip-space near an unfamiliar space station, Lisa Chang thinks she and her crew may have finally found their way home. That is until the station's weapons turn toward them, and a man dressed like a pirate appears on their view screen and demands their surrender. Lost, unarmed, and with nowhere to run, it's not as if she has much choice. Not yet, anyway.
Only the Good Die Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Whatever genre they put on ya, the song remains the same...right? What if Bob Dylan had died in his motorcycle accident in 1966? What if Jimi Hendrix had lived on, playing guitar into the new millenium? What if John Lennon never met a madman on his doorstep? Is a world without "Tangled Up in Blue" really worse than a world that never heard "Tiananmen Square Gardens"?
Electron - Those Who Cast the Votes Decide Nothing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A professor of cyber security is thrust into a conspiracy that threatens our most precious freedom, our right to a protected vote. With powerful government forces committed to stopping him, Dr. Jonas Larson must overcome his embittered life to fight a final battle for the nation he still loves.
Lord of Silver Ridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,980. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The town Silver Ridge is about to become a battlefield. The town Silver Ridge is about to become a battlefield. What starts as a simple man’s attempt to pull his struggling family over the poverty line turns into a power struggle that spans generations. On one side is King, a shady businessman with titanium teeth and a fanatical cult of followers. Can a Lord conquer a King?
Sang Pembuat Jam (The Watchmaker) Sebuah Novelette (Indonesian Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: May 11, 2016 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Bagaimana jika anda dapat mengulangi masa lalu sekali lagi?
Anxious Anna & The Souls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Follow a precocious youth as she ventures through a seamless dimensional space, deconstructing the mirage of growing up & losing all. A spiritual adventure through the figments of paranoia & anxiety that tears at us everyday & the ways to cope while leaving memories behind.
Wheelchair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A young dentist just wants to get through his conference in peace. But a chance meeting with a dangerous woman and her crippled, senile father change everything. Soon, his boring conference has transformed into a spider's web of manipulation, nightmares, and murder.
Choiceless Beach
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An artist, his model, and the ceaseless call of the sea: a short story about vision, identity, and perception.
A Friday Fairytale
Price: Free! Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Vonce there vas a villain so vile, the vegetation vilted vhere he put his vicked vorking boots. And a Hero so Huge, so Hunky and Heroic, his name could only be Hugo. And a dragon so dangerous and diluvian (ante-), you get the idea. And then there was Nadisda: A being of pure magic. And one day the vile villain asked her to create a curse. That's where it all went wrong...
Protectors
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the monsters under your bed - the ones that you were taught to fear - were protecting you? What if they were protecting you from the real danger?
Directly In My Way
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a boy who wanted the pain to end. He didn't want to die, no. He wanted the pain to end, but death seemed like the only way out. This is the story of a girl who wanted to die. She didn't want a way to stop the pain. She just wanted everything to stop. This is the story of how the both of both met, minutes before they planned to kill themselves.
A Not So Very Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A lovely damsel in distress, three worried cats and a happy ending.
A Perfect Game
Price: $4.99 USD. 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: 9,730. 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.