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Liberty Springs
By KD Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Liberty Springs is a novel about a woman’s ability to challenge her own beliefs and look at things in an entirely new way. It is a wonderful introduction to the fast growing libertarian viewpoint woven into a compelling storyline.
Simulacrum
By Aonghus Fallon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The novitiate Ignatius Flood arrives at a small Irish farm to identify the perpetrator of a supposed 'miracle' but finds himself falling for the beautiful, mysterious Eileen instead. (60,000 words approx.)
Tears of Esperanza: A Novel of Fury and Passion in Arizona
By Bill Lace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Student Esperanza Navarro is living with a secret. It's a secret that might be exposed. Join her and other Arizonans in this suspenseful yet revealing ride from the streets of the barrios to the halls of the capitol.
Total Bull and the Buffalo
By Rick Talbot
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Total Bull is a hard-working fellow from the big Cow City. But for all his hard work (a wife, a mortgage, a car) he feels like something is just missing from his life. So he decides to go on a journey of discovery. Along the way he meets the mythical and mysterious Buffalo civilization.
Open Wide
By Saul Tanpepper
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Already down on his luck, things take a bizarre turn for Kurt when he runs into his old high school buddy-turned-bitter enemy at a soup kitchen years later. Dean has married Kurt's old flame. But hard feelings are swept aside when Dean offers a helping hand, one that will reignite old passions, right ancient wrongs, and give new meaning to the adage: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
To Love a Rat
By Nelson Lowhim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Joe, a soldier, meets a woman while on a deployment in Iraq. Soon he's embroiled in a forbidden affair, and he finds himself making the most difficult decision in his life.
Golgotha
By Saul Tanpepper
Series: S.W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND · A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
A geneticist creates an experimental antidote against a synthetic military virus for reanimating the dead. Hoping to avert a global human disaster, he tests it on himself, first administering the zombie virus and allowing the infection to run its course. A series of dramatic voice recordings leaves witnesses little doubt of the experiment's spectacular—and horrific—outcome. (Prequel to GAMELAND)
Spacecraft
By Benjamin Broke
Price: Free! Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.
The Owl's Call
By B Jetschko
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
An odd coming of age story with a girl's bus trip to Ottawa leading to a meeting with an icon; and death.
C'est La Vie
By Margaret Heslop
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Behind closed doors, all may not be as it seems. With the Arc de Triomphe and the avenues radiating from it in a circle as leit motif for the choices made in life, we look into the lives of fourteen women and two men as they are used, abused and undermined by words, deeds and circumstances.
A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man
By Alexey Subbotin
Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
«A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man» is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Sort of. The quest is to guess the YM's family name...
Between the Shadow and the Flame
By Geoffrey Lee Hodge
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 281,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Epic in scope, "Between the Shadow and the Flame" is the allegorical retelling of the history of philosophy, religion and science, as seen through the journey of its three main characters. As they investigate the conspiracy behind a catastrophic war, Sophia, Hyle and Newman tackle larger questions about free will, God and the nature of reality itself.
Shrunk
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For a time in their dating-wars romance, she seemed too good to be true—bright, witty, gorgeous and erotic. Finally when it became clear that she was real—and adored him—there was just this one little problem.
Fixed
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His thumbs, his fingernails—his life, for Chrissake—everything was riding on the outcome of his son’s last Little League game. But in a fractured moral universe, Dad was holding the wrong end of the stick.
A Round with J.C.
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It was only a temporary job the summer before graduate school, but when the young fellow clerking at a public course hooked up with an old black caddie, their match became one of the most unusual rounds in the colorful history of golf.
The Visit
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every week on Friday Martha Parker came to clean Leda Palmieri’s Grosse Pointe home. But this Friday was different. Mrs. Palmieri did not want to do this but knew she must. After all, that narrow slice of life they shared turned on the color of help.
The Jungle Plant
By T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
From Jessica, this tale’s eccentric teller: “Only once in a great while, like maybe every couple years, it would decide to make a flower, a blue and yellow thing I admit was kind of pretty. But you never knew when it was going to happen, and most of the time it didn’t, and most of the time that plant was just plain ugly. Anyway that stupid thing was what Winnie spent half her life worrying about.
CAMBIUM and the Life of Lanagan Murphy
By Chris Grayling
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
What if the dogs and cats we choose to be our pets actually choose us instead? Is it possible that the animals that come into our lives were predestined to do so? What is the lesson to be learned from each animal we encounter which of us is the teacher?
Brought To Her Knees - Fighting the Orthopedic and Legal Industries
By Mercedes Araceli
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Brought To Her Knees is both legal and medical fiction. Mercedes Araceli and Bruno Berceto craft persuasive and insightful legal cases. The first case indicts the Orthopedic industry for knowingly designing and installing faulty, toxic, medical joint replacements. The second case charges the legal system with failing to protect the innocent.
Old Blood - A Novella (Experiment in Terror #5.5)
By Karina Halle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
0.75 star(4.75 from 12 reviews)
Old Blood is not a stand-alone novella and it is recommended you read books #1-5 in the Experiment in Terror Series before embarking on this tale. From her harrowing introduction in Darkhouse, the spectre known as “Creepy Clown Lady” has been a constant fixture in Perry Palomino’s life. But beyond the horrid makeup and piercing stare lies Pippa, a woman just like everyone else. Well not quite.