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Birds
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lori muses about birds, her birds, as her nagging psychiatrist pushes for further explanation.
The Mound Builders
Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Mound Builders is a story about a team of human ambassadors who were sent to the city of the mound builders because a group of power greedy renegades had taken over as rulers and were creating havoc for their own gain. Join Anna and Lucas as they complete their assignment in an attempt to prevent this city of over 300,000 residents from decaying from within as so many civilizations have.
Another View: Stories of Loyalty, Love, and Remembrance from France
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In stories of intertwined families, meet those who’ve endured and those who could not. Where there is war, there will always be memories; the past will live on as long as there is someone to remember. These tales—some tender, others poignant, some uplifting examples of the human spirit and courage, and others heartbreaking accounts of loss—are woven into a compelling family saga.
A Stranger at the Monastery
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
A strange, old woman appears at a secluded monastery in Wyoming with a message for the man in charge, Bishop Kallistos Stavros. This self-professed oracle tells him that God told her to warn him of a great fireball falling from the sky... onto his monastery! She warns of Satan coming in disguise. Things are not as they seem.
Transitions
Series: Free Short Stories · My Personal Favorites · Truly Unique Books · Spiritual-Minded. Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
This second edition includes extensive revisions. It includes a new story. Each day we find ourselves in a state of imbalance in a world of impermanence, These new traditional Buddhist-inspired stories talk about various ways to right ourselves when there is no ground under us.
Ghost of a Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
It's a Valentine's Day like no other when three people - the witchy mistress, the scorned wife, and the heartbroken best friend - deal with the aftermath of the shocking suicide of one of the bay area's most loved on air personalities, weatherman Eliot Grant.
FEMA Camp Parent Trap
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
As though ripped from today's headlines, Christian author Ilyan Kei Lavanway explores what might happen to American families if parents fail to recognize how government alphabet agencies might legally use school children as bait during false flag exercises or feigned emergencies to lure parents into internment camps under the guise of public safety. Implausible? Ask a 90-year-old Austrian.
Blue Eagle Feather
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
As a half breed, Jeff never believed he was destined for greatness in the Native American community. His goal in life is to teach not only the history of the white Americans but that of the first people to live their lives in the traditional ways. As he teaches the high school students history he is also being taught by the elders living on the reservation.
Mother of Montsegur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A Cathar secret treasure, a sacred bloodline saved and an escape from the flames of Montsegur Centuries spanned, reincarnations explored and Mary Magdalene`s truth appear through Goddess Portals at both Avebury and Montsegur. Love, forgiveness and belief are lessons which have to be learned to release an ancient karmic debt and for the sacred ancient wisdom to finally be revealed.
The Diplomat
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
We are two years into the future, and the national security and future economy of Norway is at stake. The very first Ambassador from the African Union Federation is the central character in a story that sees Norway wanting to stake its economic future through big investment in Africa. The African continent's key role is becoming more and more prominent; the novel gives a good overview of the econ
Ozzie the Clown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
All of us wear masks from time to time, hiding our pain behind an off-hand joke or a happy face. But what if, like Ozzie the Clown, we only feel safe behind that mask? What if, like Ozzie, we live at the very edge of alienation and man’s most basic need to connect? How different from us is Ozzie?
Delphine
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lying underneath the floorboards of Delphine's home, he watches her. He doesn't know why, he doesn't know anything, but he is compelled to watch. The intimate synergy between someone imprisoned and someone free, but who is trapped in her own dark emotions.
The Pendulum Strikes Three
Price: $9.21 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Could you outsmart the devil, if he were within you? ‘Ah, angel! He told you a story of saints,’ the fantasm finally shouted, its voice suddenly accompanied by the growls of the throbbing cosmos. Vibration increased until the angel’s ears bled. ‘I’ll tell you a story of beasts!’
Funerary Rites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette of a village caught on the edge of fear.
The Unfortunate Life of Thomas Mercer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Thomas Mercer, preacher, is staggering down the road holding his gut. As he mulls his distant childhood and his more recent life, he reaches some conclusions, or does he? It's difficult to tell as he wrests his mind from the silly to the serious to give his death the dignity it deserves.
The Seeding
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,540. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Annie Flanagan, in for a routine checkup, suddenly dies of unknown causes. Sandra Fischer relaxes in bed. Moments later, when her husband enters the room — she is dead. One by one, the women are dying. The leading medical experts are baffled. There is only one clue: the rich, sweet scent of the tropics — the scent of life, seconds after each woman's shocking death.
Mike, from the Mail Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mike watches her at work from his mail room. He watches her at night from outside her home. She is different, not like all the others. He hates to mislead her, but it is the only way to be invited into her home. He belongs there. She is saving herself for him, just as he is saving himself for her. Yes, this time will be different.
Optimism
You set the price! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by pubwriter. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Journey through the dark mind of the protagonist. Is he the predator or the prey? 'Pain and misery. Mental agony. Troubled soul perpetually in jeopardy. Occasionally he prays to the gods. Chained to the Church of Chaos.’
Aurelia's Fountain
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"Aurelia's Fountain" is an odyssey into the twilight of brain matter, myth, and the spiritual visions of transformation enshrined in the artifacts around us. When Aurelia discovers a pathway into the afterlife through the symbolism of an old cathedral, her girlfriend, Margana, tries to save her.
Strainge Stern Stuff
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
These stories run the gamut of Eric Stringer, from SF to horror, the mafia to humor, a retrieval in outer space to dementia in inner space. There is murder, mystery, terror and psychopathy. Even a twisted psychiatrist and a helpful mob guy. Come along on the ride.