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Voice of Reason
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
Primacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Thousands of monkeys and apes suffer in animal testing labs. If just one of them could speak, what might it say and whose interests would it threaten? To find the complete answer and save a special ape, researcher Liane Vinson will confront a malevolent corporation, a venal federal government, an animal rights movement that's lost its way--and all of our assumptions about man's primacy in nature.
Adjective Narcissism
Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
The Fifth Lectern
Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? That was the starting point of The Fourth Lectern. But the repercussions didn’t stop there. What would have happened next? The outcome was different, so things would have been different – and rather unstable …
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
Waiting For
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
All Our Future Glory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The world has narrowly escaped complete destruction, and rebuilt itself to as close a level of peace and perfection that can logically be attained. And for Marguerite Harper, it's a beautiful world, and one that she wholeheartedly believes in. But not everyone shares her views. And eventually she is forced to question almost everything that she holds as true and righteous.
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.
Jade Is My Stone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jade is a mysterious stone, by weight, often worth far more than gold. But if you were to go out and buy jade would you know if it was genuine or fake? In this novel, Shipton Kingsgate becomes obsessed with jade and embarks on a quest to have and to hold his own prize piece of this stone! At every turn, he must navigate the perils of true versus false, even with those nearest to him.
Focused on Murder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 141,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
When nature photographer Julia Ballard stumbles upon clues to a long-unsolved double-murder her wilderness adventure turns to intrigue and then to terror. Is a conservation and environmentalist group as benign as it first seems? Enjoy a colorful story that transports the reader through the scenic Colorado Rockies, and experience the warm bond between Julia and her dog Maxie.
Go For It (Book 2, Girls' Night Trilogy, contemporary romance)
Series: Girls' Night Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Gretchen Mascoe has had a ‘thing’ for Greg Fairchild for years but the timing has never been right. A freak accident leaves him dependent on her nursing skills and wondering why he never noticed how incredibly special she is.
Reversed on Appeal
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
A talented paralegal boldly makes the case for the reversal of a landmark Supreme Court decision only to be ruthlessly attacked and vilified for her daring argument.
The Coalition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This novel is the merger of reality and fiction taken to a higher level. The main characters are based on the lives of the authors. The counter-terrorist and terrorist form the basis for this tale bristling with believability because they are the living extensions of the men who wrote this book. This story projects where the global war on terror may be in a few years.
Little Boy Yao
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This a poem about a Boy King named Yao
Una voce nel silenzio - Invito alla lettura
Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Estratto gratuito. “Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto...
Una voce nel silenzio
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
“Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto dei suoi giorni...