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A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.
The Furrowed Brow
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
London, 1705. In an isolated country home, Anthony, an eccentric bachelor obsessed with studying human behavior, embarks on an unorthodox experiment: switching places with his butler, Philip. What begins as an innocent, amusing analysis soon turns into a perilous ordeal, leaving Anthony with a life-altering choice to make.
Thief's Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Story about a thief who doesn't hesitate to kill people if he has to, and how a mere sight of vultures drive him toward his own death!
Serendipidus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Earth has stopped rotating and no one seems to notice, except for bleeding-heart, supermodel Venetia DeMille. While Mother Earth begins to fade into a silent death, Venetia clings to hope. She solicits the help of a scientist, but no avail. Not to be hindered in her quest to save the Earth, Venetia sets out on a journey around the world to find like-minded people and caring souls.
The Zantem's Box - Sample
Series: The Small Boy, Zantem's Box Sample. Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
If you found a mysterious box which can seemingly bend time and space would you use it as a way to stop the war or as the ultimate weapon of mass destruction? Right and Wrong is a grey area at war time, who would you trust?
Who is Amen: African Warrior?
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An analysis of the makeup of Amen; the rider on the pale horse – See AFRICAN WARRIOR published on Smashwords by Roger Russell.
Luminous Skies
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stella has lived all her life in loneliness, neglected by her parents since childhood. She thinks her family has long since fallen apart, but perhaps that isn't the case.
User Pays
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
Conquerors
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Honoria Brewster is the last descendant of an old, Anglo-Irish family and the family estate is now a golf course. Only one thing might change her fortunes – locating the famous Ballyshee Dowry. But how on earth is she ever going to do that?
Perihelion Episode Two, The Plummet of Death
Series: Perihelion, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In Episode Two Richard, Nancy and the Professor are driven into a pocket universe where everything is gigantic. 24 pages
Uncertain Seasons
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A unique collection of short stories by master story teller Robert Reams (Tim Mears). This collection will make you think, and laugh, and maybe cry.
Noah's Ark: Contagion
Series: Noah's Ark, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014 by Shelfless Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
They escaped the end of world, but the real problems for the three thousand souls aboard cruise ship Spirit of Arcadia have only just begun. Now their priority is to find enough food to sustain the whole community; possibly the last humans alive. Captain Jake Noah has a plan, but there’s barely time to put it into action before a new menace threatens the lives of everyone: a deadly virus.
Gematria²
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
Dirty Water!
You set the price! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual alternatives
Once accepted as Turkey is the New Afghanistan. It stood Constantine forever. But the power of India's criticism is that we all have been changed a little more. Profoundly today little India is His New Delhi. But this is known more faithfully as Kingdom Come What a wondrous place to believe. Learning that people almost everywhere are protected by more of the same religion; Christ is Lord!
The Reckoning (The James Women Trilogy Book 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the conclusion of The James Women Trilogy, the James women must rally for a final stand against the darkness that has plagued their family for generations. The Reckoning, the final chapter in the saga of the James women, showcases the courage to break a family curse and change a legacy forever.
Sleepwalking into Darkness (The James Women Trilogy Book 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Nineteen years have passed since Cindy James endured therapy and reconciled the demons of her childhood, but a new secret threatens to plunge her deeper into the twisted world of the James women. Desperate for answers, Cindy travels across the country with her husband, Tony, and her daughter, Lexi, and uncovers the real story of her mother and grandmother, a legacy 100 years in the making.
Disclosure - Is This the First ET Interview?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Millions of people around the planet are eagerly anticipating Disclosure, when the Extraterrestrials who have been in our skies reveal themselves. While that day still lies off in the future, a spontaneous visit by an ET to a regional daytime radio talk show was recently aired. Is this the first interview with an ET ever to hit the airwaves and Internet? You decide. Satire - Humor - Short Fiction
By The Willow Brook
Series: Willowbrook Saga. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,790. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This prequel sets the stage for the Willowbrook Saga showing that the town's unusual ways do not begin in the 1980s. Teenager Mona Williams finds that her married English teacher Albert Rawlins has eyes for her in World War II Willowbrook. Combined with personal family turmoil, Mona finds herself sucked into the future she wanted to avoid and gives up on escape until she meets Irving Greymont.
Past to present (Short)
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: British English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A female who had suffered years of physical and emotional abuse from her father decides to speak out. She begins researching and writing up her story late at night, when she hears her doorbell ring. She ignores it as its so late, but the ringing carries on. When she finally answers, the person doesn't speak and she offers him a room for the night. Could this be a blast from the past?
Neuroptera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Brown Wall Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
In the early nineties, a tight-knit group forms. Young, reclusive, computer hackers are the core of the group, and find support with each other. In homage to the emerging World Wide Web, they create a chat room called Neuroptera. A young woman in this group begins experimenting in brain enhancements and uncovers a government conspiracy--or has she lost her mind?