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Through Button Eyes: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Placer Gold Writers' book "Through Button Eyes" is a multi-genre collection of short stories which will thrill, intrigue & entertain readers. Seven authors present 15 stories that range from tender coming of age to a humorous zombie, moments of romance to murder and dystopian nightmare, from fantasy and magic to SciFi and mystery thriller - surely "Through Button Eyes" has something for everyone.
Complex
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: Dutch. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
De moeder van Tom Robbedoes is een promiscue vrouw en dat heeft zo zijn weerslag op het gezin. En dan krijgt Tom ook nog eens te maken met de typische problemen waar jongvolwassenen mee kampen, zoals zijn seksuele ontwikkeling. Aanvankelijk gaat Tom daar goed mee om en vindt hij niet alleen nieuwe vrienden, maar ook de ware liefde. Tot de oude demonen weer opduiken.
Dia Linn - VIII - Le Livre de Cyan (Sinn Féin)
Series: Dia Linn, Livre 8. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: French. Published: December 2, 2016 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Année 3050. Cyan et Connor sont les derniers descendants des O’Callaghan, la famille fondatrice d’Eochair, une organisation mondiale qui dirige dorénavant la destinée des peuples, depuis 2020. Cyan choisira-t-elle la voie du devoir et suivra-t-elle le chemin qu’on a tracé pour elle ? Quels que soient leurs choix, les derniers descendants d’Eileen devront faire des sacrifices…
Ye Little Hills Like Lambs
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Downlands and the Woolfonts look forward to a placid new year. What they get is tragedy, disaster, a stunning archaeological discovery, and, in the end, perhaps, redemption. But it’ll want all of Canon Paddick’s saintliness, all of the duke’s cunning, and all of Professor Lady Lacy’s wisdom, to see them through and all set right. Merely another half-year in the Woolfonts and District, really.
Keep Your Shorts On!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
• An award-winning scientist has a major life secret about to become exposed to public knowledge. • A down-on-his-luck country singer experiences a breakthrough that is about to change his entire life. • A missionary to Uganda trying to save the lives of orphan children ends up facing a firing squad. • A reporter trying to find a worthwhile human-interest story gets more than he bargained for.
The Rath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A father tells his daughter the story of the gloom she feels, the shadow cast across a century and a half by the family’s ordeal during the Great Hunger. It’s her only hope--understanding what she is grieving and learning how love saw the old ones through.
Baby Samuel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,770. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Welcome to VillageAll, a cosmopolitan neighbourhood where life is (mostly) harmonious, and where time stands still and nothing is what it seems. When Mr & Mrs Smith announce to their friends in VillageAll that they are expecting a baby everyone is very pleased for them.
Atlas Returns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,180. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When the current President is impeached for crimes and misdemeanors it leaves an opening for a new kind of President and a new kind of politics in America. Influenced in part by Orwell and Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, J. Jeffrey Fletcher's Atlas Returns continues the examination of America's ills and the cures that may be necessary.
Daisychains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In Daisychains Anita Lounsbach writes a wonderful account of the trials and tribulations of the extended Connolly family exploring the complexities and nature of people. Set in Manchester, the character of each family member develops throughout the book until you feel you know them personally, and discover each is not as first perceived.
When Shakespeare Lost the Plot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Not to be, you see, is the only way to be! Meditation and the acceptance of being a 'nobody', versus the desire for social recognition and becoming 'somebody'. The difference in personal journeys to fulfilment couldn't be starker between the East and the West.
Prescription for Guns, A
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Gilbert is a loser. He suffers for low self-esteem, high blood pressure, and inoperable social invisibility disorder. Doctor Mallet, Gilbert's psychiatrist, offers a different diagnosis: Why take responsibility for life's problems when you can blame everyone else instead. "A Prescription for Guns" is a short humor piece combining satire with commentary on a social propensity for violence.
Being Martha Ramis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Martha Ramis, church secretary in a small town in South Dakota, ruminates on the new pastor as she goes about preparing the next church newsletter.
Bianca
Price: Free! Words: 40,010. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Egypt nowadays, and how different stories of several foreigners that come into a cafe could interlink with each other ..
The Black Rainbow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Black Rainbow is set in the backdrop of religious militancy in Pakistan and grapples with the question why militancy has taken root in the country and in which direction society is heading for. The story revolves around Ali Naqvi, a student of philosophy, who is caught between faith and skepticism.
Redemption Songs: Prayers For People Like Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philip Garside. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
The 71 songs in this book started out as responses to The Psalms but Mark soon found himself wandering to all sorts of places, the Psalms being good jump-off points. The songs are numbered instead of having titles, in the hope that this leaves a degree of open-ended-ness, so that God can say to you what you need to hear. Dip into them at random. May there be a few holy surprises here for you.
Sacred Gift
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Everyone is gifted, but some never open their package. Spirits are everywhere for those privileged to see. Angela Maria Brannon, the adopted baby from Sacred Choices, has a sacred gift. Her connection with the Aztec goddess Tonantzin and Our Lady of Guadalupe empowers her to see ghosts. At first, people think her having ‘imaginary friends’ is cute, but at school she’s branded ‘different.’
We're Ready (The Journal of Cable Black)
Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A lazy military man wakes up to find himself in a chaotic United States. He intended to miss a mandatory deployment by hiding away in his barracks room closet. The world around him in pieces, as political tensions and civil war engulfs America. We are brought into this story through the evolving mind and journal of this young man as he grows in both character and writing ability.
Just Breathe
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
We all get lost sometimes, we all fall down. The important thing is that we get back up, that we find our way home.
The Outsider
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
On a normal day, a bizarre tragic thing happened. The world cried out for answers, but the one man who might have had them had none to give.
Учитель
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: Russian. Published: November 3, 2016 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Зазвенел звонко звонок школьный извещая об окончании перемены, и школьный учитель истории Николай Петрович открыв скрипучею дверь вошёл в свою аудиторию. В глубокой задумчивости он слегка кивнул головой и глухим простуженным голосом поприветствовал притихших за партами учеников своими почти неизменными обыденными фразами