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The Code of Buddyhood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
There couldn't be a more unlikely pair of best friends. Bobby's cautious, social ineptitude and romantic fumblings offset Mark's flamboyant, devil-may-care attitude, his irrepressible pranks, and his prowess with shapely coeds. But the cardinal rule of the Code--"A buddy does not move in on another buddy's girl"--requires Bobby to watch quietly as Mark makes time with the woman of his dreams...
Sudden Onset Mid-Life Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Phil tries to talk his friend, Alfie, out of an irrational desire to fly to New York and search for Fran Lebowitz.
New Dawn
You set the price! Words: 62,370. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2017. 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 before.
The American Nutshell, Special Report: On the Campaign Trail with Donald A. Frumpf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017 by C. M. Smith. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
TR Pennywhistle was assigned by The American Nutshell to cover the Republican race in the 2016 presidential campaign. The frontrunner and eventual nominee was a real estate mogul and reality-TV personality who only entered the race as a publicity stunt. This Special Report offers a vivid profile of that man, who may well be the most vile person to ever step into the fray of American politics.
Dances in the Theater of the Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
It has not been that long ago that I took ballroom dance lessons and what I quickly came to realize is that all of us are engaged in a poetic dance in this theater of life. We must all continue to develop a rhythmic ear for good music that motivates us to get up and get in synch with the best moments and opportunities that life has to offer.
How My Cyborg Dog Saved the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An environmental awareness / technological themed story that explores serious global issues through the interactions of the larger than life characters sporadically introduced through the novel. The uniquely personable characters are all caught up in an extraordinary and unbelievable situation in which nothing is coincidence and no one is who they initially appear to be!
Twisted Tales
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Stories with unexpected endings A sex obsessed college student meets a beautiful girl on an online chat room. A young nun arrives in a secluded village in the middle of the Himalayan jungle. She is met by a Christian pastor who offers to guide her to the mission hospital. In the middle of a snow storm, a mysterious stranger arrives at a British-style bed and breakfast hotel in Chicago.
The Mud
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017 by BMS Books Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Mud is a crime novel set in one of the most beautiful beach settlements in the world. Emily Lewis prefers the mysterious harbour-side to the beach where the Pacific Ocean heaves sparkling wave on to golden sand. The discovery of her mother with a knife in her back leads to her the secret of her life becoming exposed. How do Emily and those around her cope? Who is the criminal?
Ill Gotten Gain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Thomas Edward Garrett’s life takes an unexpected turn when he discovers a treasure of unimaginable value. Among the artifacts in this incredible “find” is an unusual box that contains some very dangerous coins. Suddenly, everything he desires – wealth, power, notoriety, celebrity, women – are his for the taking. But a very different power is clawing at Garrett’s mind.
Comes Around
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Harold Outterrige has forgotten the golden rule, "treat others as you would treat yourself" and now believes that the downtrodden exist for him to trample. He's about to get a solid lesson in exactly how his beliefs hurt others. Up close. And very, very personal.
Burning the Last Bridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A salesman named Liam receives shocking news from a phone call at work that leads him down a path of despair. Unable to reconcile with himself with his newfound sorrow and depression; he immediately spirals down in a state of self-destruction. By chance he meets a beautiful young woman named Cora who sees the potential to make him feel worthy of continuing to live life...
Korsakoff Blight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Upon inheriting the home of his deceased father, Korsakoff Blight embarks on a bizarre journey into the center of the creative soul.
Constantine’s Secret - Book 2: The Secrets of Hidden Bay
Series: The Secrets of Hidden Bay. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
How long can you keep a secret? What if it’s one that changes your life forever? Could you live with yourself if this secret has the potential to hurt the people closest to you? Constantine has a secret just like this one. A secret she never imagined would befall her and one she’s fighting hard to keep hidden forever.
Life Turns On Its Head
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
ELIZABETH a divorcee runs the family solicitors practice in SCARBOROUGH with her husband David, no big deal. BUT when driving back from the Hull Magistrate’s Court in her new red Porsche she finds a pram containing twin boys in her direct path, giving her no time to stop: from then on her LIFE turns upside down.
Pizza With Panache
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,270. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Pizza With Panache, a satire, is about Fred Farquhar, a pizza franchise owner, who goes for easy money by trading on inside information from a Wall Street buddy. Nick Papadakis, an overworked SEC enforcement lawyer who is fed up with his job, is told to investigate. Obstructed by defense lawyers and harassed by supervisors, Nick hopes for a way to escape his job while Fred hopes to escape Nick.
Défaillances
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2017 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Une petite fête entre amis, un soir d’été caniculaire. May et son mari ont invité leurs proches. Ce qui devrait être un moment agréable, quelques heures de détente et de partage, se transforme rapidement en chaos et en catastrophe… Construite en flash-backs, pleine de chausse-trappes et d’impasses, cette histoire est avant tout celle de nos défaillances – d’amis, d’amants, de parents…
A Pulse In Oblivion, and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A PULSE IN OBLIVION AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of slipstream and drama stories, utilizing a shared theme of finding comfort in times of great adversity. Blending drama, science fiction and fantasy into a single mix allows for a greater range in expressing emotions.
Pass-Through Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two Denver-area (Colorado, USA) university employees work in separate but adjacent storerooms. However, there is a connection between these two basement storage rooms: a vent high up on the wall. What could be misconstrued? What could ever go wrong? Puff breaks heighten the suspicions. Approx. 2100 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would probably be rated PG-13 (for marijuana usage).
Tommy
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fire And Ice Some say the world will end in fire Some say in ice From what I've tasted of desire  I hold with those who favor fire. - Robert Frost Synopsis Pyromania - From pyro- "fire" + mania "madness, frenzy." The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish his purpose by burning, has been considered to merit particular notice, and to constitute a variety of monomania.
The Denizen Of Baku : a billion manats love!
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: Simple English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Life is an enigma ; almost everyone lives life without getting into its greater depth, without understanding its esoteric indications ! Everything demands its cost, like a one sided love demanded self respect and an impossible task demanded sheer perseverance.From the depths of Caspian sea; and from summit of Alborz range comes the story of this great yet unknown leader who changed the destiny of