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I Am Scythe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
2077. An era of designer babies and Artifical Intelligence, living side by side, in relative harmony, ruled by commerce and Scythe.
Dirty Talk
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Edge of Ecstasy. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Opal Carew’s Dirty Talk is a poignant steamy romance about a woman struggling with her sexuality because of a devastating trauma from her past, and the strong, sensitive man who helps her find her way. If you love wounded bad-assed alpha heroes with a strong, protective streak then you’ll want to follow Sonny and Tal on their very special journey in Dirty Talk!
Psalms of Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Four poems addressing Isaac, Adam, Sarah and Divine Wisdom. The verse plays on the previous verse as seasons and intents change according to the quartet. Four seasons deemed the history of man upon this earth, we play on biblical themes from Genesis and the Gospels; Issac, Adam and Sarah lament. Divine Wisdom laments their lament and promises a balm and shining city of future intent.
The Writer
Price: Free! Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dissatisfied with his life and trapped in what has become a mundane and unrewarding job, the writer returns to his home town in an attempt to rectify his life and come to terms with the choices he has made. The past and the present blur in his memory, and he discovers that his future depends on how well he can write his own script. This time the writer chooses his characters more carefully.
Who Will Rule Magic? Kraken, Dragon, Cat vs. Kangaroo, Cockatoo, Crocodile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: Australian English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who will rule magic? The previous council and the tests of skill that forced Kraken against Dragon and Dragon against Cat - that was centuries ago. Now, the time has come for the other creatures to 'volunteer' - one from air, one from earth, one from water - but will they? Or will Cat take over the rule of all, and allow magic to fade from the creatures of Earth forever?
Enemies within these Shores
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,310. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What really happened on Australia's home front during World War II? "Enemies within these Shores" is an untold story of political opportunism, pride, envy and survival. Based on a true story of our hidden past, this compelling saga sweeps from the sugar towns of tropical Queensland to the internment camps of the Riverland district of South Australia.
3 Marginal Stories by Travis Scholl
Price: $1,000.00 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Inspirational
Three short tales of variance from thriller to philosophic. Conclude as you will and want, as these stories are made for every reader. Each with its own strength, their potential is endless for all.
The Burden
Price: Free! Words: 28,900. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Robert Amuigh's brother is dead, and it is meaningless. The Burden follows Amuigh’s misunderstanding of himself and the world around him. A short narrative that struggles to cement the blurred line between identity, mental illness and what it really means to be free in the early 21st century.
Peregrinaje del Alma Sola III
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Breve diario de un verano activo. Temas líricos, sentimentales, intimistas , personalistas. Crónicas viajeras.
The Fatness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A satire about concentration camps for fat people and bureaucracy gone mad. It's a love story.
In the Shadow of Dreams
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A disgruntled bank manager has come up with a plan to get rid of his wife without a hint of scandal, steal his bank’s money, and marry the sexy teller with whom he is having an affair. It is a perfect plan. All it needs is the help of a crooked lawyer, a professional thief and a sex pervert. The only problem is, each of them has a plan of his own.
Disease
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When journalist Hunter MacIntyre is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, he realizes that his life is about to change, not to mention that he’s been handed a certain death sentence. Disease is a story of Alzheimer’s, seen through the eyes of one affected family.
The Code of Buddyhood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Babylon Books. 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
Price: Free! Words: 62,370. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
When Jumaane, an African refugee, climbs the concrete wall securing the southern border of the hermetically sealed United States of Europe, his dreams of freedom and safety quickly turn into a living nightmare.
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?