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Finding a Soul Mate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What is life without a soul mate? As Meyer tells us, “… no one’s life is just a single strand of thread. On the contrary, each of our lives is a tapestry, woven intricately with the lives of those with whom we cross paths and with whom we share history and destiny. In these pages you will find the strands that make up my tapestry, my history, my life—and the journey that led me to my soul mate.”
The Dog's Philosopher - A Carriage of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Australian English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jimmy is a victim of a brutal crime that has left him permanently disabled and devastated. Everyone in the small country town knows who the perpetrators are, but the conspiracy of silence within their gang makes it impossible for the police to lay charges.
Thief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As Coral slides into a mansion stuffed with historical artifacts for another heist, she has no clue what awaits on the other side of the door. She escapes with the stolen goods only to find that her father has been killed in retaliation; his charred remains found in her childhood home. Now she must come out of the shadows and find out who did this.
A Box of Dreams (the collected Dream Series, books 1-5)
Series: Dream Series, Books 1-5 collected. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 491,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What if you could see everyone else’s dreams? Sara Barnes has just discovered that she can. And this gift – or curse – will lead her on an extraordinary journey....
Portals: A Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Abruptly, without any warning, portals to another dimension opened up all over the world. Hundreds of thousands entered; none returned. Now, months later, one representative exits each portal with a message. The doorways lead to a better world, and whoever wishes to enter must do so quickly, as the portals will soon disappear forever.
Curing Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.
Chronicle 2020
Series: Chronicle, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this seventh year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, a new beginning takes Andrew Woodmaker into the journalistic big league. In 2020, the new British government struggles to return prosperity to the country, but a bold plan could make or break our national ambitions.
His Perilous Throne
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A young man is wrongly imprisoned for the manslaughter of his kindly employer. Michael has mild learning difficulties and was raised in a children's home. Unable to explain to the court that the death was an accident, he is incarcerated with a sadistic killer, who forces him to become his butler and becomes progressively deluded that he is a member of the aristocracy. Revenge lurks in the shaddows
Alone
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
Sweet Revenge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Two competitive Englishmen go cycling together in France. Each attempts to out-do the other as they pass through rolling countryside and villages. Stopping for water in one village they are helped by an odd woman. One man witnesses a grotesque scene in her cellar but keeps the information from his colleague, hoping to punish him for having 'beasted' him on the last hill. Revenge, then regret.
The Six-Fifty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Two friends meet regularly in a pub they used to frequent as pupils of a local boarding school. Here the conversation usually centres around old anecdotes which they endlessly repeat and amuse themselves over. Some of these involve the misfortune of others. Sometimes this could even be described as cruelty. On one such visit, their conversation is overheard and an unknown man confronts them.
Topolino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A victim of a workplace accident, Dave lives alone. His Postlady's daily visit is one of the highlights of an otherwise dull life. One day a woman from an accident claims company call-centre telephones him to offer help making a personal injury claim. Happy for the company, Dave tells her all about his accident. Soon the whole call-centre is listening-in. But all does not end well.
The Interfacers
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Dr. Ben Bradley and a small research team have developed a new machine which could help diagnose and treat patients in life-threatening situations. A trauma surgeon at Mercy Hospital, Ben is ill-prepared to accept the haunting images he observes on the monitors, despite suppressed memories of his own childhood near-death experience.
Finally
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When seventeen-year-old reaper, Rogue stops a girl from overdosing, Death threatens to steal and torture the girl’s soul, unless Rogue can gain her trust and convince her not to kill herself.
Jellyfish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two young men find themselves amidst forces beyond their control upon receiving a portenous note. Earnest brothers are placed in the center of a nascent revolt as a pair of young women grasp at an opportunity to escape from an oppressive evil, these characters' destinies are bound and tested by instinct and passion, technology and fate.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
Project Lullaby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two women had the misfortune of growing up in an extremely disturbing training program that taught them how to be assassins and have since then learned to cope in the outside world. While one longs to forget what was forever embedded on their souls, the other stubbornly seeks revenge and justice.
A is for Atom
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Olivia knows the power of science and technology. As radiotherapist, she sees miraculous cures every single day. But an unexpected patient will put her resolve - and personal integrity - to the ultimate test.
Head to Heart Talks — Rediscovering Your Authentic Self!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Head to Heart Talks offers the reader an opportunity to look carefully and lovingly at his or her life to gain insights into the authentic self that lies within. Written clearly and concisely, the series of 28 short stories address core topics to help the reader discover specific ways to make the 18-inch journey from his or her head to his or her heart. It is time for some real conversation!
Spring Cleaning
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story examines the mind and history of Marian, whose mind will not allow her to live completely in the present.