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Flasher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
When hack writer Paul Monk gets invited to an A-lister party by Hollywood icon Pep Larson, he’s in way deeper than he’s used to, soon drowning in the politics, booze, and bullshit. And when he finds out exactly why he’s there, things get even trickier.
THE SIN OF POWER
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Power can corrupt the strongest of men, but will it corrupt Peter Kelonge? Peter is driven to oppose the corrupt dictator President Massa and liberate the African nation of Catanga from his tyrannical rule. Will Peter Kelonge manage to overthrow Massa? And, if so, will he manage to lead the people of Catanga with honor and justice, or will he, too, fall victim to the temptation such power offers?
Cat Zen
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Sit down with a man, a cat, and some Zen for about 600 words. You won't regret it.
What Lies Behind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(2.00 from 1 review)
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.
Brain on a Platter
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Price: Free! Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A small collection of Kafkaesque short stories, they include 'Brain on a Platter', 'Dark Night of the Soul', 'The Mask' and 'This Wicked World' which were described by ForeWord Clarion Reviews as " ... creative, fascinating in content, eerie and dark in interesting ways, ..."
Schauungtown Chronicles Part 1:The Bible Peddler
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What happens when the Community rather than God is the focus of worship?
Chapters of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Chapters of Life is an anthology of short stories, essays and poetry that explores the poignant moments of life, where events in a life can be like the chapters in a book. The event is over but the thread of continuity remains and goes on.
The Affect of Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Love at first sight pits two young lovers against overwhelming odds.
Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
Pig
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A vegan career woman has it ALL under control until her food begins begging for its life. If she ever hopes to eat again she'll have to dig deep for answers...
Leave me alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The life of a young woman is told through her memories during one of her journeys and crosses a child's one who is living something able to upset the entire world. Can love save their lives?
Stories from the Psych Ward: Eva's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This short story is a fictional account inspired by real people encountered by the author during his own stay in the mental health ward. Eva's Story portrays a woman suffering from clinical depression, and some of the choices she and her husband must face--and the consequences they must live with.
The Ministry
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A young black doctor returns to the Mississippi Delta hoping to make a difference in the lives of its people who live in poverty and despair, only to discover a vast conspiracy that extends from the Delta to Washington, D.C. and threatens war in the Middle East.
The Garbage Man
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.
A Prisoner of the Balloon Industry
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Thirteen haunting and evocative stories by a master of the pen.
Beautiful Lies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Ten short stories in a variety of genres, styles and themes, on subjects from romance to terror.
Daughter of a One-Armed Man
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After Jackson spends one night with Mari, he’ll do anything to find her again. He follows her up the coast of California and a polar bear drives the taxi. Into the forest and through frozen mountains, he talks to God and creatures of faerie alike but the final confrontation is with the wood nymph who is Mari’s mother and the father who gave up his arm for the love of his life.
Gerghus
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A bizarre short story about a man who went to live in a remote desert location in order to transform his pain....
My Lovely Wife, Edith
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This piece of flash fiction follows Gordon Burchfield's account of his first week of work at a facility for the mentally ill and questions the line between sanity and delusion.
The Fire On The Sea
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A frustrated young man burns to get away from the domineering older woman who overshadows his life. But she won't let him leave without a struggle. A short fantasy novel.