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Приходинки и другие рассказы
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: Russian. Published: June 25, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Когда-то В.Шукшин дополнил перечень традиционных русских вопросов: «Наелся, что дальше?» Пока на Руси тщатся перестроить общество, горение русской жизни уходит в глубокие недра и превращается в торфяной пожар. Сверху курятся обманчивые редкие дымы, растет зеленая травка, как на английском газоне, подстриженные деревья, яркие клумбы. А там, внизу, бушует огонь, и градус его неуклонно ползет вверх.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
Chronicle 2017
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Series: Chronicle, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this fourth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker begins a journey of recovery. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
Operation Reichstag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When family man Joe Renfro's brother is murdered, he finds himself sucked into a deadly world of deception. As Joe takes up his slain brother's mantle to prove that President Louise Campbell is ineligible to occupy the highest office in the land, the country is rocked by a chain of terrorist attacks stretching from New York to California.
Political Slant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Seventeen-year-old Ben English is only concerned with his podcast, his ratings, and celebrity interviews. But after he crashes the White House Correspondents' Dinner, he finds himself trying to solve a political labyrinth of lies, deception, and mystery in the days leading up to World War III. This is the first in an unfolding series.
Gone
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(2.00 from 1 review)
Flash fiction. 700 words dealing with loss. First published by Parthian in the anthology The Month Had 32 Days, it's a story set in Wales but could be anywhere or anyone, pain is not particular about who you are or where you are.
The Remedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"
The Angry Oxygen Breathing American
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The Angry Oxygen Breathing American He lets you know where he stands on issues! Right or wrong!
Hitch Hikers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The eight short stories in this collection feature different situations in which someone picks up someone else for a ride. Some of the stories are slightly weird, some are scary, some are surprising. Taken together, they provide a picture of the extreme range of humanity and of interaction between people.
Tail of the Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Tail of the Dragon is the first book in the Fallen Trilogy, a fictional account of the fall of Satan and his demons from heaven, their work on Earth, and the ultimate battle that will decide the fate of the universe.
Grounds for Divorce
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Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Julia needs some relationship advice and a friend suggests she consult a psychic named Morgana. But this one doesn’t read tea-leaves. Nope. She’s a 21st century seer who requires a specific roast of a specific well-known brand of coffee beans. Julia finally tracks down the properly-dated vacuum-packed bag, but gets a rude (psychic-)awakening in the process: cryptic questions. To ask the psychic!
House of Escher
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
SHORT STORY The morning after too much to drink, a young woman finds herself in different clothes, in a strange building, in an unknown city, and trying to get away from a killer.
Confession is Good for the Soul
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Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A loyal subject does not bite the hand that feeds her...without understanding the terrible price that will most certainly be extracted. But a high-ranking, middle-aged Admin of the ruling regime in Washington has had a pang of conscience. She decides to finally reveal the truth behind the elite pogrom, begun generations earlier, which essentially killed Liberty and Justice for the American male.
Somewhere Else (Soul Detective, Tabitha Meeks)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A non-physical walk-in soul makes an agreement with another incarnated soul to take over her body. But Daelah Murdock is a Mormon goody-two-shoes with a pathological attachment to the color pink. And someone is trying to kill her.
Memories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
"It is the shop of memories. Its stores are what moments we collect through our lives, those which gather dust or glory on the shelves of our mind. Some are forgotten, some boxed away; some touted as the very best of our life. Every article has meaning, every clipping, sensation. The store changes for each person. What will you see on its shelves? What will you find in its intimate interior?"
The Prelude
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
Recode: T.G.C.A. (The Grayson Cole Affair)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Can a soul be coded? Can it be hacked? ** After he's brutally murdered, MIA SGT Grayson Cole reawakens in a Virginia hospital bearing none of the physical scars from the torture he’s certain he endured or the final blow which ended his life. Over the course of his recovery, he learns that he is part of a military experiment to harvest intel by digitizing and transplanting it into another body.
Bookstore Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A selection of stories for bibliophiles. If you like bookstores or if you ever worked in one you will be able to relate to these stories. While the world of books is the setting, the stories involve all the vicissitudes of life and are told in White Feather's engaging style.
Desert Prayer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A young boy is abducted by his father and brought to the headquarters of a cult, but with the help of local citizens, his own intelligence, and Cantor Shoshana Goldberg, he lives to see his Bar Mitzvah.
Kismet X Numbers
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Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Based on true Australian history, this is an inter-generational short story of synchronicity, fate, love, struggle and in particular, one white man's experience at the hands of the 'elite' ruling class in early colonised Australia. Through the synchronicity of numbers, the story chronicles the experiences of two families, one white, one Aboriginal, from the early 1800's through to 2048.