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Invest in Oxygen Masks
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When Abby visits her friend Sheryl, she is surprised to find the town devoid of oxygen and even more surprised to learn the reason. (Also available in the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories".)
Mindfreaks
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The scars of the Mindwar run deep among veterans, resulting in myriad crippling mental illnesses and a need for constant care. But no amount of technological progress will prevent the government from letting them slip through the gaps. They gave their lives and their minds for a world that wants nothing to do with a bunch of Mindfreaks.
The Artist Who Failed the World
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
With his brush in hand, Boaz paints madly. His technical skills are without peer, but, as his old art teacher Julie would know, he has a lot of growing to do in the world outside his canvas. He is set on a dangerous path; to change the world at all costs.
The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger - And Gets Something Completely Different
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
As the Statue of Liberty's order passes from judge to judge, it begins to resemble less and less what she originally intended. (Also available in the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories".)
Spilled Milk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,220. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Spilled Milk is the story of a girl trying to break free from a crippling family legacy tainted with forbidden love, incest, abuse, and a trail of mysterious deaths.
Ghosted Script
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
When a famous manuscript known as the "Lost Book" unexpectedly surfaces in Hollywood, it suddenly becomes the hottest "spec script" in town. Every studio wants a shot at production and it looks like Preservation Films just may have won the lottery… until a preview of events begins to unfold suggesting that the "Lost Book" may actually be an elaborate hoax.
The Observer
You set the price! Words: 32,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Young artist Helena Hart struggles to preserve a persistent vision from her childhood on the canvas, and discovers herself in each step toward completion. But memories are not always what they seem, and before the paint has dried a dark secret enters the light...
Rüya
Price: Free! Words: 134,380. Language: Turkish. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Rüya 20. yüzyılın başından günümüze uzanan dönemde Macaristan-Türkiye-Fransa ekseninde bir ailenin dört kuşağına yayılan bir destanın ikinci kitabı. Rapsodinin ikinci bölümü acımasızca ezip geçer. Yüreğin sıkışır. Derken, cesur kahramanların yazdığı heybetli destanlarla göğsün kabarır. Ve sonra Çardaş! Üçüncü bölüm Çardaş duyguların uç noktaya vardığı başka bir âlemdir. Her şey Çardaş’a bağlıdır.
Kırık Rapsodi
Price: Free! Words: 94,270. Language: Turkish. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Kırık Rapsodi, 20. yüzyılın başından günümüze uzanan dönemde Macaristan-Türkiye-Fransa ekseninde bir ailenin dört kuşağına yayılan bir destanın ilk kitabı. Rapsodinin ilk bölümü bir yaz gününün rehavetiyle başlar. Dudaklarında sorumsuz bir gülümseme, kalbinde genç bir heyecan, içinde tatlı bir yaşama sevinciyle dinlersin. Sonra ruhunu melankolik bir umutsuzluk sarar. Durgunlaşır, içine kapanırsın.
Talents, Servants, and Government Busybodies
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
An old parable, full of wisdom, is corrupted by the foolishness of modern-day politics. (Also available in the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories".)
A Snapshot of Internet Memes: The Biden Years
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 520. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Biography
Many of us have searched for memes on the internet when we needed a laugh. Now the sampling of memes brought to us from the internet about Joe Biden, the most meme-able politician to ever enter the White House, is available for right here! This method comes without: ads, duplicates, irrelevant search results and anything else that stands between you and a good laugh.
Paradise Falling: Book Two
Series: Revolution Now!, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 196,930. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
REVOLUTION, NOW! Britain is in the grips of a new revolution, with Valeri Kovalenko among a group of ordinary workers who’ve seized their own homes. But their uprising is only the beginning of a new struggle. The new Provisional Government in London seeks to crush their revolt, while the war on the continent rages. Who will survive?
A Twist in the Tail
Price: Free! Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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A tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness as the 21st century draws to a close in a world where nothing is as it seems. Tara, a beautiful and daring young woman, tries to come to terms with a life-long lie and forgive her father as love takes her on an emotionally charged journey into the dark cave of her childhood.
Csardas: Ruya 3
Series: Ruya. Price: Free! Words: 126,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“Csardas” is the third book in a three-part series (following “Broken Rhapsody” and “A Retake on War”), an epic spanning four generations of a family as they live in Italy, Hungary, Turkey and France, depicting their personal dramas, inner conflicts and artistic quests against a backdrop of tragedies faced by humanity, and the social and political changes in Hungary and Europe.
A Retake on War: Ruya 2
Series: Ruya. Price: Free! Words: 97,660. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“A Retake on War” is the second book in a three-part series (following “Broken Rhapsody” and followed by “Csardas” ), an epic spanning four generations of a family as they live in Italy, Hungary, Turkey and France, depicting their personal dramas, inner conflicts and artistic quests against a backdrop of tragedies faced by humanity, and the social and political changes in Hungary and Europe.
Broken Rhapsody: Ruya 1
Series: Ruya. Price: Free! Words: 153,550. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The first book in a three-part series (“A Retake on War” and “Csardas” to follow), “Broken Rhapsody” marks the beginning of an epic spanning four generations of a family as they live in Italy, Hungary, Turkey and France, depicting their personal dramas, inner conflicts and artistic quests against a backdrop of tragedies faced by humanity, and the social and political changes in Hungary and Europe.
The Holy Fool: A Journalist's Revolt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2019 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
It is September 2008, in the city of Chicago. On the eve of the presidential election and the Great Recession, Chicago Journal columnist Samuel “Sonny” Turner has been writing an investigative series on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. His bosses at the paper are reluctant to run the stories, which are based on top secret government files leaked from a Pentagon source.
The Unusual Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Unusual Man was written in 1915 by Andrew Densmore, he sought fame and fortune. 100 years later, it makes it's way into the life of Austin Brewer. Densmore's book, along with Lupita the housekeeper, 12 year old Bobby Prescot and the words of Psychiatrist Victor Frankl just may be the redemption the young Brewer needs. Sometimes it takes a century before a writers words bring his salvation.
Penny
Price: Free! Words: 50,180. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Penny is a story about Earthly loss and the continuation of the soul in a place where kind people live.
Bang Your Head Against a Brick Wall (Polish E-book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: Polish. Published: January 8, 2019 by Iouri Lazirko. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Stepan Protziuk jest autorem dla odważnych, dla tych, którzy nie boją się zaglądać do mrocznych zakątków podświadomości, by odkrywać prawdziwe mechanizmy naszych poczynań.