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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 ?
La blonde au "Chant d'arômes" (Les Trois Âges - Volume 3)
Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 3. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: French. Published: September 20, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ce soir-là, il observait l’assemblée avec un regard triste. Il savait qu’il était un un nourrisson rescapé du Vel d’hiv. Aujourd’hui, le temps avait passé et on le retrouvait accoudé au bar d’un appartement des Champs-Élysées. « La blonde au “Chant d’arômes” » est le dernier tome de la trilogie « Les trois âges », une saga qui suit une famille franco-italienne de 1908 à l’aube du XXIe siècle.
Journey of Josephus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Avalerion Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Father Josephus is determined to find an answer to save his country ... but will he sacrifice a child to do it?
You Never Had a Brother (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A man's memories must deal with his brother's rejection of reality. Short story. (~2900 words. Also available within the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories.")
The Golden Age
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A culprit looks back on the world that forms a detective story and his role in it..
Pinto and Sons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series and "King of the Jews" follows Pinto, a Hungarian Jew and former medical student, who takes the wrong ship and winds up out West during the craze of the California Gold Rush. Never discouraged, he tries to bring scientific enlightenment to a band of boys from the local Modoc Indian tribe. His efforts largely turn back on Pinto.
The Steel Box
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A strange story about a woman that shows the secret of the universe through a magic trick.
Granny Mose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
They say gold can bring out the true character of a man, but how deep does that true character go? Read this intense short story by Eric Stringer and find out.
Miss Tory and the Gray House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
A women appears out from a dark forest and find herself in the land of spirits. it is a land where Death is a kind soul and Purgatory is a bed and breakfast.
The Reflectory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A husband and wife, mourning the loss of their child... A revered genius, murdered inside his own creation... A centuries-old invention, with the key to ultimate enlightenment. Step onto the grounds of a secluded estate... and fall into the extraordinary.
Lucky People
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story focused on three people, one tragedy, and one foggy night on a bridge. Lucky People is a story of great loss and overwhelming guilt.