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Culpa de los muertos
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
En el año 2000 un médico amargado por la culpa se confiesa como testigo del horror de la dictadura militar argentina de 1976 frente a un joven -Agop- que ha venido del extranjero. La vida solitaria se vuelve transparente con ese aciago pasado que regresa envuelto en una fábula sobre la violencia del poder, que secuestra, tortura y asesina a la gente que los militares consideran "subversiva".
I Wish I Had Said That!
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In a story, authors say things that are critical for the plot. Often, the author state what the words should be. Many times, the author has no control; the characters, themselves, speak the words. This story presents about a dozen illustrations where the characters in the story form the important words themselves. At times the author begins a story but the characters take control and finish it
The Lawyer Who Caught The Crabs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Max Standen is a provincial lawyer in a dusty and disorganised practice. Both he and the business are, frankly, past their prime. But now that his partner Giles Furnell has been suspended, Max must tackle an array of bizarre and often outrageous legal cases on his own.
Chris
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Chris is a short story told from a young woman's point of view about a tragedy that she suffers in her life.
A Dog to Put Down
Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Harmon’s heart breaks when his dog Tonka turns wild and and buries teeth into his master. The madness overtakes that mighty dog just as Harmon fears the third man drawing close. The third man brings the bullet and the blade. The third man reminds all the old pushers and pimps that the city never forgets. So Harmon hurries to train Tonka’s replacement, and in the end, Harmon succeeds too well.
Agony of Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One was extremely intelligent having good command in language. However, his writings are not easily understood by general readers.Another one is neither extremely intelligent nor is having extreme command in any language, though he is extremely meticulous in his writings.The third one was ordinary writer and his writings are liked by ordinary readers.How they fared as writers?
Resurrect (A Whitney Steel Novel - Book Three)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Intrigue and murder reach epidemic proportions when investigative reporter Whitney Steel receives a lead pointing to a possible biological attack using a new chimera virus.
Collapse Club Conversations
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The end of global industrial civilization looms large for members of the Collapse Club. What most people avoid or dismiss as far-fetched they find endlessly fascinating. Climate change and global warming are creating the preconditions for imminent collapse and in this short novel, set as a series of conversations; Club members explore the dire future they foresee with equanimity.
Los Extorsionadores
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Urban
La historia evocada en "Los Extorsionadores" es una amarga sátira donde se conduce el hilo narrativo del discurso para mostrar el deterioro de un país y sus habitantes, originado por las malas políticas impulsadas por sus gobernantes. Es una discusión acerca del modo en que la política forma parte de la vida cotidiana.
ROCÍO
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Sentimentalismo, Romance de amores ocultos, dramáticas situaciones y trágico final
LAURA
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Spanish. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Historia de amor puro, amor intenso, amor dramático, sensibilidad,
New Creation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 18, 2017 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This novel explores the soul of the African wilds, along with one of the great issues of our time: the conflict between materialistic and spiritual worldviews. It plumbs the turbulent experiences of an African missionary’s son who leaves the mission for the life of a game ranger. Unforeseen events involving reserve staff, visitors and the primeval African wilds revolutionise his thinking.
The Witness
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Witness When you die you return, a mute, invisible presence who watches all your days repeat. All your sorrows, all your joys. You watch your entire life replay as a mute observer. A witness.
Smoking Is Cool
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 61,380. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“Inside a mental institution, everybody fights their own private war. It doesn’t matter so much what the battle is for, but it is in there, inside everybody, including the doctors and nurses. Once you have been there long enough either you lose the will to fight and become a spoke, greasing the wheels of the system, or the battle takes you completely.”
The Corner Scoop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Corner Scoop, an ice cream parlor turned coffee shop, has stood at the corner of Front Street and Broadway for over fifty years. Embittered by his life as the inherited owner, Henry has had to make difficult decisions, two of which could land him the clink for the rest of his life. The unfairness of the death of his wife catapults Henry into business with Ol’ Bailey.
Dot Gov
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sandra Lamb thought J.B. was one of the good guys. After all, he was fighting terrorism, wasn't he, bringing the full arsenal of the government's surveillance apparatus to bear on those who would do us harm. But knives have two edges,and they can turn on the attacker as well as the victim. So strap your tin foil hat on a little tighter, and see what Big Brother is up to in .Gov.
The Extortioners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The story evoked in “The Extortioners” is a bitter satire where the narrative discourse is conducted to show the deterioration of a country and its people, caused by bad policies driven by their rulers.
Her Most Remarkable Performance: A Lady to Maid Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lady Georgina’s fascination with the life of the working classes leads her down a path of no return as she sinks deeper and deeper into her pretend persona of a lady's maid. What starts out as an enticing fantasy for the bored 1880s heiress and an aspiring actress she hires for her game, slowly evolves into something bigger as she surrenders her status to live the life she was destined to live.
Story Of A Lonely Lady
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When I see 20 years back, I feel that it wasn't such a big deal to overcome fears of this world, families, relationships, societies and never ending prejudices. Yes, I dealt with a world of nowhere, families which knew how to survive but had no choice other than to die, a relationship which had no meaning, a betraying society, all of which took away breath away from my body, soul and my life
Anecdotes of Irregularity
You set the price! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
ANECDOTES OF IRREGULARITY is a collection of three flash fiction stories with twists, turns, and general irregularity. With strange grandmas, partners in crime, and claims of flying dogs, each of the three stories have their own unique feel ranging from sci-fi to crime.