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Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Unfortunate Roommates
Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Garbage Music
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story, about 5000 words. Young Jacinta Jaara likes to sit by the old landfill mine and listen to the music ancient Neyerneyemeet plays. The music speaks of her of the old days, when the people of Australia were divided, before the war that changed everything. Soon, Jacinta's curiosity will lead her to an even more profound change, a change of growth, learning, and understanding.
Preserve and Protect
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election. As suspicions are cast upon the circumstances of the place crash, the incumbent party quickly convenes to nominate a candidate in a storm of domestic and international chaos.
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.
Etaoin Shrdlu
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A short story about my first (and major) encounter with writer's block.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jorane's survival depends on the Firestone, but will she reach it in time? At the mercy of a tyrant and his sorcerers who covet the gemstone and its power, Jorane languishes in a dungeon cell, with thousands of leagues separating her from the source of her own magic.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. Come along on this intense short story by Nick Porter.
I Love How You Love Me: Seattle Sullivans #4 (Contemporary Romance)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME is part of Bella Andre's bestselling contemporary romance series about The Sullivans. This is Dylan Sullivan's story, the fourth Seattle Sullivan to fall in love. "Not since Nora Roberts has anyone been able to write a big family romance series with every book as good as the last. Bella Andre never disappoints." ~ Laura, The Revolving Bookcase Reviews
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
Trentatré Giri
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Cesenatico. Riviera Romagnola. Settembre 2001. Tata e Hi-Fi sono i proprietari del VinylStuff, un negozietto che vende esclusivamente vinili e che cerca di sopravvivere all’onda d’urto prodotta dalla rivoluzione digitale della musica. La verità è che il VinylStuff non è solamente un negozio, è molto di più. All'interno ci puoi trovare tizi come Platone, di cui si dice che in passato abbia...
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
Killzone: Book 1 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
LUCAS SIMMONS and TRE PAXTON are recruited to be part of a top secret military project: robotic soldiers called SHADOWs.
In Isolation We Are All Parasites
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
There is a story that floats around Norway, passing from ear to ear - of a man, an old musician, who lives alone on the isle of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, maintaining the largest Global Seed Vault on Earth. Forlorn with the death of his wife, he spends his days obsessing over the Seedbank, wasting away until bitter death greets. But death does not have to be bitter.
I'm Sorry
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After thirty-one years, eleven months, two weeks, and four days of endless agony, Thomas Wingefeld must die. In the final entry of his blood-smattered diary, Wingefeld relives his crime; all those years ago, he forced Arthur to become the sacrifice. And since that day, he's never been able to escape the weight of his sin. With his death as recompense, he hopes he can show Arthur he truly is sorry.
The Fourth Lectern
Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Alternative history
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? They weren’t, of course. Not in our world. But in a world very similar to our own, where the tiniest of changes happened, they were. And things turned out rather differently … Read "The Fourth Lectern" to see just how different it would have been. Note: This book is a novella – a short novel (unlike its sequel, which is full-sized)
A Light in the Mist
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens after we die? We all have a belief, a theory, of what happens after death. Even if it is as simple as, nothing happens. But one thing is true...
Chronicle 2022
Series: Chronicle, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A whole new journey begins, but for millions, the journey ends. In this ninth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker gets a closer involvement with the British space program. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
Passage [La Trilogie Mystique 1]
Price: $3.44 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2014 by Benjamin Nemopode. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Un roman sur la théorie du genre qui ne vous laissera pas indifférent. Un homme se réveille un matin en train de se transformer en femme. Comment va-t-il vivre cette mutation ?