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The Race: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A disgraced former governor of Wisconsin runs for office and a shot at redemption - unless his scorned wife decides to sink his candidacy. Written by a former Capitol Hill staffer, The Race: A Novella provides a humorous and insightful look at the effects of political campaigns on candidates and the people around them.
Finding a Way in the Dark -The Blind Bat Short Stories and Previews
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The short story series: The Blind Bat, The Bat Sisters, and The Bat Colony are short anecdotes featuring teen bats. Bebe is a totally blind insect bat who first finds herself in the company of fruit bats. Batina is a fruit bat with low vision who gets adopted into an insect bat family. Despite their differences, these angsty bats eventually learn to live together. Also, two book Previews featured!
Witness Protection for the Grieving
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,940. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Justin Brown dies suddenly, leaving his unconventional family to navigate through changing circumstances. This new adult novel jumps in time and place through three generations, examining each character’s daily life, personal struggles and new relationships.
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
Chain Reaction
Series: The Agency, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Majestik Multimedia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Erik Hart suppresses important information, and suffers debilitating headaches and nightmares as a result. He sleepwalks through life trying to live out an average existence. When dangerous people threaten his life, Erik must recall what he has worked so hard at putting out of his mind, no matter how nefarious the truth seems...
The Summer Pier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A pier is, in itself, a world where landlocked realities and ghostly possibilities tremble through one another. Inside of this atmosphere, the characters of seven short stories probe out what the late author John Updike refers to as the ”infinitely fine” delicacy and complexity of all that exists in our cosmos.
Кусочек лета
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,640. Language: Russian. Published: January 1, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Два человека, мужчина и женщина, встречаются спустя несколько лет после разрыва отношений. Они проводят вместе несколько дней и между ними происходят диалоги, в которых они высказывают свои суждения, мысли и наблюдения на различные темы. Книга психологического жанра в повествовательной форме. Действие происходит в наше время.
A Cowboy Like Me - Short Stories, Volume II
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
World History is based on local life. Set in Nevada, Thomas (Eddie) Shaw's collection of short stories is a memoir of sorts. In a semi-fictional account of childhood, discovery, and death, old timers may recognize the place they moved to - or escaped from. Only the names of the guilty have been changed.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
In The Stars Part I: Capricorn–Gemini
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 173,390. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Fate, karma, written in the stars, or just bizarre quirks of coincidence? Set over the first six months of a year of The Circle, In The Stars Part I explores the day-to-day lives of nine friends from high school who are now it their late thirties, following them through celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions. Book Four in the Hiding Behind The Couch Series.
Spermjackers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(Short Story) Reproductive rights? A concept to cherish, but when a devastating plague sterilizes all but a handful of the men in the solar system, such noble sentiments fly out the airlock. True, the resulting chaos brings untold opportunities, but for Mr. Aiken, a fertile junior officer aboard the freighter Wedding Vows, the choices boil down to slavery or, well, another kind of slavery.
The one who stood against Shiva and other stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
What did Bhisma had to say about Krishna before the Mahabharata war? Why did Shiva get defeated by hands of a child? Do you know what the snake mother had to teach before the Gods were born? Read these and three more classic moments from Indian mythology and one special bonus story about Hanuman from Thai Ramayana in my upcoming story digest.
Gravity Well
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this short science fiction story, doing the right thing is harder than doing things right.
The Random Drabblings of a Madman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The stories contained in this volume are a collection of 100 word shorts known as 'drabbles'. The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space. Exploring various topics, this book endeavors to show its reader how much can be said in a very few words. Consider this a dare to read just one.
A Surgeon With Big Ears
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
Descending Gods
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Errol Stein confronts life's mysteries in four stories describing the transformation of a phantom being leaping blindly from one life form to another, the rescue of a ferocious beast from a swimming pool in a blinding Sonoran desert monsoon, a demand for the sacrifice of his only son by an ancient Mayan god and a blues inspired enlightenment of what happens and where we go when we die.
Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future" is a two-story bundle of approximately 6,600 words – two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned . . . be prepared . . . and watch.
Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal" is a two-story bundle of approximately 9,600 words. In it you'll see that things aren't always as they seem – that there's a lot more to some humdrum, everyday lives than the people living them ever dared to imagine. And the implications are, well, sometimes frightening . . .
Sudden Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
Lifeform Three
Price: $9.03 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Paftoo is a ‘bod’; made to serve. He is a groundsman in the last remaining countryside estate, once known as Harkaway Hall and now a theme park. Paftoo holds scattered memories of the old days but they are regularly deleted to keep him productive. When he starts to have dreams of the Lost Lands' past, Paftoo is propelled into a nocturnal battle to reclaim his memories and his soul