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The Husband
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Peter Carmody is a man most people would envy. He has a successful career, an attractive wife, two children he loves and who love him. Yet Peter Carmody has been playing at a marriage that has run down over the years through emotional attrition and boredom. Peter gambles all he has against what he hopes to have in a life with Elizabeth, the woman he loves.
I'm Not the Only One
Series: Poetry · Virginia's Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When did it start? It’s already gone. Why did I cry? I’ve already been away so long. How did I get to this, To miss this thing, to be more Than a bit unseen, obscene, unclean, unloved, Under things that eat my soul Like a big, black bug. I’m undone. I’m already over, but I’m under, And I’m not the only one.
The Ritual
Price: Free! Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Step into your high heels and listen to astronaut Charlie Brick confess his sins in this supernatural tragedy. A complete Novella, no part-two or cliffhanger ending. You can read this for free and know that you will see the whole story.
One Thousand Dead Stars
You set the price! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Take my hand, and walk with me. See their faces, know their lives. These are the stars that burned out and faded away before the world ever knew their light. Know their burdens, see their art. Know what it is that we lost, when they left us. It's the only apology we can make for not seeing them through their pain.
The Square One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
"This is a very sweet, romantic story. There is petty trickery but no matter how much, it becomes a minor thing, a slight detail to a richer slice of life." A devastating work on family, corporate culture and the sexual insecurities that come with old age.
Mon coeur battant
Price: $7.20 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: French. Published: July 13, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Il existe parfois un instant où une seconde passe et votre vie change à jamais. Logan, jeune étudiant, va connaître cette expérience, malheureusement amère dans son cas.
Invaders of Venustas
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Invaders of Venustas is an action-packed, thought-provoking short story. It tells of a time when Lemuria, a lost continent in the Pacific, was powerful. Its Central City was the hub of the empire that the tall white beings, a spiritual group from another universe, had created and inhabited with the many extraterrestrial transplants they brought to Earth.
Unravelling
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
(5.00 from 1 review)
She wrote to me again last night. It was a simple post onto my wall. She, who I have never touched, is more real to me than any of my other friends. A story of obsession. It may unravel you.
Spiked Tea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Matthew is getting tired of waiting for the cancer to finally claim his eccentric aunt Annemarie. So he decides to help nature take its course… by adding some morphine to Annemarie's beloved tea. Beth is fond of the milk jug that is a family heirloom, but her boyfriend Ryan disagrees. Two short tales of family heirlooms, inheritances, tea and murder of 4400 words altogether.
Empty See: A Novella
You set the price! Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After years of isolation in a foreign city, an expatriated American photographer returns from abroad to his hometown of Duluth, Minnesota to pursue a career with a magazine. Reuniting with his strange sister, dealing with an eccentric new boss, and an unlikely friend shed light onto the circumstances of his departure, his inner struggles, and his possible future as an expatriate.
Welcome Droplet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
At the speed of light, a lady looks down upon streams and flowers. Close by, another listens to her words as they gently come to rest upon the petals. What subtle message do those words impart?
The Passage of Time
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
She sat across the table from me as my heart pounded in my chest. The half-eaten meal sat between us, forgotten, and the candle burned low. Our hands were joined (hers felt like fire on a cold night, like a hug in an icy wind) and she looked into my eyes. That’s when she asked me, without saying a word. That’s when she told me she wanted us to be forever.
Écoutes, Échos, Espérances
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: French. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
L’Inconscient, la Conscience et leur Amphitryon parlent.
Labor Days
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Acclaimed poet and novelist Mario Milosevic offers 100 sharp tales of employment—each exactly 100 words long. Sometimes shocking, sometimes poignant, but always enlightening and entertaining, these narratives bare the souls of laborers doing what they have to do to make a living.
Dominating the Demon Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
In the Three Lands, Angels and Demons can inhabit human hosts, should the host accept them. Angels are revered, while Demons are killed onsite. So when the Angel Aturah the Wise asks to travel with one of the last remaining magic users in the Three Lands, Grammard Poske can’t refuse. Soon into their journey, Grammard is abducted by a group of Demons...
Homeland (Justin Hall # 7)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After a hair-raising mission deep inside ISIS-ruled northern Iraq, Justin Hall, the CIS’s best field operative, discovers this time terrorists’ have his homeland in their sights. They are determined to deal a deadly blow to a large hockey arena and cause massive casualties.
The Last Words of a Good Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Dez and Silas live contrasting lives. Through circumstance both achieve living deaths of contrasting natures.
Overdose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Camilla, a kindhearted but not fully competent young doctor, works in a psychiatric hospital in southern England. Having fallen under the spell of an enigmatic senior colleague, she is struggling to combine the demands of her job with pursuit of their illicit affair. After one of the patients in her therapy group takes a fatal overdose, Camilla gets involved in some tragicomic misadventures.
Make my Joy Complete
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Mona is a silent but strong mother, unlike her daughter Lisa who loudly insists on being called Joy. Mona is headstrong and has needed to be as a single mother, but now the young adult that is Lisa (or Joy) is seriously injured. In the hospital waiting room Mona continues to be the strong silent type and is determined to sort everything out for her beloved daughter, who has other ideas.
Used to Me
Series: Virginia's Hot Picks · Rising Fast · Poetry. Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
We are all lost, Tossed in a sea of shit and rot, Taught to be ourselves, But really, all they think we should’ve thought To be as they made us be. I’m just as bad at this all As I used to be. I’m worn down to naught and caught Up in a whirlwind of decay and haven’t got Two cents of sense to know what to believe, But in all this time, you should be used to me.