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Granite Republic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A story told through news clippings, video transcripts, leaked documents, and gripping first hand accounts, Granite Republic details the explosive stand of one small state against a tyrannical national government.
Gulliver Station: The Challenge
Series: Gulliver Station, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Expand her grandfather’s crime syndicate or alienate Gulliver Station residents against The Family – James McMahon thinks Erin Gillespie is weak, not moving fast enough, can Erin hold on?
Finding Jupiter
Series: Chasing Jupiter. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Brown Wall Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Finding Jupiter is about the dichotomy between an everyday person just trying to make it through a societal collapse and the governmental elite who wish to never let a crisis go to waste. This is a story of conspiracy, politics, bad choices, love, and hope.
The Hell of It All
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Has the consumer been manipulated by the oil industry for decades? After finding oil on his father's farm in the late 30s, William Hamilton devoted his whole life to the success of his oil company. When his only daughter informed him of an efficient gasless car engine, he manipulated the inventor to sell him the patent in order to prevent its manufacture.
Nicole.
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A winter night, and an abnormal call for the ambulance leads to a paramedic getting more than he bargained for.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
Healer's Choice
Price: Free! Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Carlos Vega is entering his fourth year of medical school. He will soon be a doctor. What he really wants is to be a hero. He begins the year convinced that the high-tech career of a trauma surgeon is the best way to make this happen. Within months, his feelings and his future are influenced by those who teach him, those he treats and those he loves. What will he choose?
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
En alles is ijs
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
The Pillars of Light
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
Running for the Guv
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney fresh out of law school, desperately trying to get new clients. In a mad gamble to obtain some publicity he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. But when a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is appalled at the prospect he just might win--since he hates politics with a passion!
Intertwined
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Willie awoke in an institution. The dreams had stopped. He was now left alone to face the stark truth that he had been avoiding his whole life— the reality of his own existence. During his stay at The North Oaks Psychiatric Center, Willie struggles with a decision. Should he surrender his trust to Dr. Calabro, who prescribes therapy as the only solution; or should he follow through with his
Ghost Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was just like any other flight, on any other day - except it vanished into thin air, and all the 21st centuries technologies could not find it for many days. A short piece of 'live fiction' that speculates on where the Ghost Flight might be.
Sleepers 3
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
On a spring day, 1.8 billion children disappear from the face of the earth and natural disasters rock the globe. Of those who remain, 90 percent a ravaged with a plague that turns them into mindless, murderous beings.
Ol' Salt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A bond of love between Grandfather and Grandson shattered by death from cancer; a boy's fall into depression and his difficult journey back.
The Finisher
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)
The Recliner
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short story follows a boy obsessed with a velvet recliner in his house.
El guardián del umbral
Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
La muerte prematura y repentina de su pareja lleva a Aria a poner un paréntesis en su vida y volver a su ciudad natal. Perdida y sin saber cómo continuar con su propia historia ahora en suspenso, el descubrimiento inesperado de un antiguo naipe la lleva a iniciar una investigación que cambiará el rumbo de su vida y le ayudará a desvelar secretos que dormían en su interior.
Chronicle 2021
Series: Chronicle, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this eighth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an avoidable disaster sets Andrew Woodmaker at odds with those around him. In 2021, scenes of destruction from the other side of the world destroy the soul of a nation, but theirs isn’t the only country to face disaster.
The Persistence of Memory (Mnevermind 1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by JCP Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Every day, Daniel Schroeder breaks his father’s heart. They’re both professionals in the memory field—they even run their own memory palace. So shouldn’t they be able to figure out a way to overwrite the persistent false memory that’s wreaking havoc on both of their lives? Now even the equipment is taunting him with elusive flashes of a handsome man in black that only he can see.