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White Lies
By Simon Agmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,370. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
White Lies is a political thriller of 200 pages, mixing fact and fiction. The story, involving a plot by extremists to overthrow the government, begins six months before the 2012 Presidential Elections, with, in the background, the re-election campaign of the first African-American President.
Vita fortuna e pene di Teodoro M.
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: $11.29 USD. Words: 85,880. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
Senses
By F. Walter Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A man known as Lucky suddenly becomes very unlucky as he begins to lose one sense after another, eventually cutting him off from any contact with the outside world. This is the story of how Lucky and his wife and two children cope with his increasing alienation and wrestle with the decision to mercifully end his life or continue to hope for a medical breakthrough that will restore his senses.
Macomb County Water Tower #2
By Howard McEwen
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Standing on top of a water tower with a six pack of beer, a man contemplates his wife and his life after a hallmark of their love is obliterated. He has two paths to choose from: He can fall surrender to the bleakness that he sees around him or he can take action to put right what has gone wrong. BONUS CONTENT: This story contains the first chapter of Howard McEwen's second novel Daddy Issues.
Le arance di Dubai
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: Italian. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
The Groom's Cake
By Leetta Angel
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story focuses on empty-nest syndrome as experienced by a fifty-something woman on the day of her son's wedding rehearsal.
Sobornost
By Austin Wimberly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Sobornost is the story of one boy’s adoption and of three Russian mothers who are forced to make heartbreaking decisions for their children. Set in Yekaterinburg, Russia in the years after the collapse of communism, Sobornost examines adoption from both the adoptive and birth parent perspectives and explores the limits of family.
Belladentro
By ZEd Lab
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: Italian. Published: October 13, 2012 by Quelli di ZEd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages:: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
The Royal Digs
By D. D. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Top 100 Bestselling Romantic Comedy and Humorous Mystery Author D. D. Scott is back...this time, with Book 4 in her Cozy Cash Mystery Series – THE ROYAL DIGS. What if a Drag Queen determined the United States Presidential Election? Well...a Drag Queen with a Mob Connection. Think RuPaul as The Godfather of Wall Street.
Schooling Carmen
By Kathleen Cross
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When beauty is all you've got... You've got nothing to lose.
Faith of Crisis
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In the raw, terrifying world of a nuclear holocaust, one young woman has a life-altering experience that brings her face to face with the reality of her own existence.
Little Sebastian and The Little Doll He Loved
By Lucian Merisca
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Nebula nominee Lucian Merisca is coming with a post-modern story which looks like a moral experiment or like an alternative present. The setting and the personages are rather shadowy but the conflict is strong to stir the intrigue...
Roses for You
By Debra Benson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story. Clark was delighted to settle down and get married. He was quite the ladies man the kind of man women dreamed of. After marriage, this couples common interest changed. Will they drift apart or make amends?
Good Man Bad Man
By Darryl Wood
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Three adult children reunite after their father's death. Residents of his small Ohio town mourn and share Art Johnson's positive impact on everyone's life. As his children explore his effects and talk to a close friend, a more sinister story emerges. A personal secret, long hidden, is exposed. Rich, Art's only son, suspects he is retracing his father's footsteps.
Psychotherapy Guidebook
By Richie Herink
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 288,470. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This unique guide brings together clear, concise articles on 255 varieties of psychotherapy making itby far the best single overview of a complex and crowded field. Each article was written especially for this volume by a leading authority on that specific therapy; each article provides definitions of the therapy, its history, technique and application.
Undeniable
By Madeline Sheehan
Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
0.75 star(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Warning: This is not a typical love story. This is an all-consuming, soul-crushing, tear-your-heart-into-pieces story. It’s intense, gritty and raw, dark and disturbing, and it doesn’t happen overnight. This is an epic love story that knows no boundaries and has no time limits. It grows and develops—with hurt, sacrifice, and heartache—over the span of a lifetime. This is Eva and Deuce’s story.
The Finish
By Billy McDaniel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Drew Brennor is a small town New England magician who receives gambling tips from a Las Vegas hustler known as Jack Diamond. Drawn in by the advice, Drew wins millions, but discovers Jack has only been using him to settle a score with the casinos that banned him. The hustler wants to destroy Las Vegas and only Drew and his friends Marcus, Brandi and Nastja can stop him!
Conditional Voluntary
By Geoffrey A. Feller
Series: Simon and Melanie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Patrick Coyne feels like he’s safe from the drug authorities as a patient in a mental hospital during the late 1980s. He even calms down an angry young girl and thinks his love life is about to improve. Will legally prescribed drugs end his paranoia? And why won’t the staff let him have a girlfriend?
Warning Signs
By K. Osborn Sullivan
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angie Sterling's new Victorian fixer-upper was cheap, but rather than ask questions, she jumps in with both feet. When the disturbances start, it becomes clear that Angie got more than she bargained for. Could the neighbors be right about a ghost driving out the previous owners? Or is another danger lurking in the turn-of-the-century home?
Unquiet Dreams: A Murmuration of Unsettling Tales
By K. A. Laity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Between waking and sleep, they wait." This is a speculative fiction anthology that includes some previously published and unpublished works by K.A. Laity. There's something for everyone who enjoys being disturbed whilst reading.