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Eyes of the Virgin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
The eyes of the Virgin Mother gaze out of the piece of stained glass, their expression wise and protective. From time to time, the Virgin "blinks," and words appear in the glass-cryptic prophecies which the Vatican decodes and discloses, carefully. There are those outside the Church who believe that Mary's words will lead them to untold wealth and earthly power.
Up Gander Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
William and Florence Prater start their lives together with his having all the privileges and control in the marriage. He rarely interacts with any of his seven children, but commands they go by his beliefs and rules. When he becomes an itinerant preacher, there is wide opportunity to be involved with captivated women. His need for lofty adoration is a permanent trait.
Fábulas de nuestro tiempo
Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dramatilda, Plácido y Rabión, Arac. Una cobra, dos cachalotes y una pequeña araña son los protagonistas de tres relatos breves formados a la manera de las fábulas tradicionales en las que los animales nos ayudaban a comprender y aprender aspectos importantes para la vida. Historias sencillas que tocarán tu espíritu y tu corazón.
Service Before Self
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Toby Grant has landed his dream job as a service tech for Handy Dandy Services. Things don’t go well from day one, when he's teamed up with Ryan Burnell, a twenty year veteran of the company. Toby quickly learns the hardships of being Ryan’s partner, and finds himself in one uncomfortable situation after another. Toby learns the true meaning of the company’s motto—“Service Before Self.”
The Odd Task
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer, Charlie Task is the unnamed protagonist. He's taking care of business, doing what he can, using his special skills to remove blights from the world.
The Diary of Modern Cinderella
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Suhaili Shazreena. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
It may sound like a soapy story filled with teen angst modern Cinderella stories, but it certainly not. Instead, this book explores a dark theme such as abuse and living with someone who suffers from the mental illness. The story revolves around Risa Akagi, a 16-year old female protagonist who lives in Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan.
Blood In The Stool
Series: The Society Files. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Rachel Tan is a young and soon to be successful administrative assistant. Mary Lee is sixty and moving on with one foot in the grave and the other in the oven. The only thing that ties them together is a single word. Cancer. As they battle life and the diagnosis, the two women experience uncertainty, anger, sadness and pain. How do they combat the vagaries of Life and handle their loved ones?
Detour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Caution! Detour ahead: This collection of short stories emphasizes how life's detours can significantly alter the course of a person's life. Some detours may lead to positive outcomes, while others can take a person down a destructive path. The reader will find a variety of characters who face decisions in their relationships, values, and career choices and outcome of their choices.
No Credit in Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
John Ballard is dead. That's bad enough, but what's worse is that he neglected to bring any of his possessions with him into the afterlife. It turns out the Egyptians were right and you need to take your stuff with you. John is forced to live like a bum in Heaven until he discovers a way he might be able to return to Earth to get the things that he needs to live an afterlife of comfort.
Hear Me: A psychological thriller
Price: Free! Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
Walking Where the Dead Ships Dwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Growing up had been hard, he would admit. But times such as these sometimes had to be experienced in order to mature and grow. You never really become an adult until you have experienced pain, loss and grief; the likes of which, echoed through his mind one after the other on a repetitive, perpetual merry-go-round. The first one went in a crash. The second in a whisper. The third with a bang.
Purple Fables (QUARTET)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"If a fable is a legendary story of supernatural happenings," Mr. Swann says, "or a narration intended to enforce a useful truth, then these four are fables--which shouldn't be confused with fairy tales targeted only for children. These, then, are tales for kind and loving people of all ages." Four magical fables from the pen of Ingo Swann...
Kaos Duası
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: Turkish. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Akıl karıştıran, sürrealist, yeni anlatım teknikleriyle yazılmış, kalabalık tarafından asla okunmaması gereken felsefi bir roman.
La mujer idiota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Hilda es una niña que vive una infancia difícil al lado de una madre que pierde oportunidad para llamarla “idiota”. Sin embargo ella, a esa edad, poco entiende de la vida, así que ha encontrado el modo de adaptarse a su realidad. Un mal día un evento devastador lo cambia todo y hace que quede a la deriva, y al parecer la palabra “idiota” marca su sino. Sólo el tiempo dirá si logra salir adelante.
The Soul Is Complex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An author comes to grips with his spirituality as his life changes due to his new-found celebrity status.
From a Billion Dollars to Nothing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Tom Heartland should never have been born. He was a mistake. He had a terrible childhood. He pushed everyone away because he felt he was not capable of loving others. He became rich, a billionaire. He shut out everybody. He cared about money and not about the people he loved. One moment changed everything! His journey was to help as many people as we could. He wanted to make a difference in th
The Passing of Rosario
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this humorous, intense short story by Eric Stringer, the adult child of a woman who recently passed leads you through a humorous, sometimes irreverent look at her life and the impact she had on the other residents, males and females, of the village.
A Surgeon's Heart: The Choice
Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,790. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Choice is the fourth in the A Surgeon's Heart series, which is the epic love story of pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Jack Roberts for his profession. In The Choice he strives to create a new, patient-centered health care system despite incredible odds.
Mafia Math (growing up Sicilian)
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by RandyTatano. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
If you're good at math and your last name ends in a vowel, you've got a future in this Italian neighborhood.
Autumn's Colours
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Nick Holloway’s nursing career was spent working in care homes in South Wales. His many experiences inspired him to write Autumn’s Colours, his first novel. This light-hearted story is set in an imaginary care home, the town in which Nick trained as a nurse. The people and events in the book are based closely on real care homes and real people.