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Hocus Pocus Bogus P.O.T.U.S: The Myth of the American Gentle Kingdom
By Jerry Willbur
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 76,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
As Rey Maxwell started another unexceptional day on the assembly line at Pipestone Metals little did he expect he would soon be the top fugitive on both the FBI and CIA Most Wanted lists. In his wildest dreams he never expected to fill the most powerful executive position in the world. So goes the vagaries of American politics. Nothing and nobody are what they seem.
Conjurer's Oath
By Malachi Stone
Series: The Magic of Nostalgia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,870. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Remember the halcyon days of AM car radio music so lo-fi you had to buy the album and read the liner notes in order to decipher the lyrics? If so, you'll get "revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night" when you catch the twisted nostalgia of CONJURER'S OATH.
Millstone City
By S. P. Bailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Elder Carson works as a Mormon missionary in Olinda, an ancient city on the northeastern coast of Brazil. One night, he sneaks out to call his girlfriend and witnesses a gang hit. Now a suspect in a murder investigation, cops and drug traffickers have taken an interest in him, and for reasons that have nothing to do with religion. For this missionary, the "best two years" may also be his last.
Dis/inhibition
By Nancy E. Shaffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Science meets attitude. Control freaks. Hot heads. Timid artists. Impulsive kids. Inhibition—or the lack of it—makes neuroscience graduate student Valerie Running Deer, her friends, and colleagues their own worst enemies. Dis/inhibition explores the complications of self-control both outside and inside the scientific laboratory.
Father
By Linda Ann Rentschler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
From the moment Cole Montgomery stepped foot on the Hoffmans’ farm, he felt his energy soar. But when he shook his future father-in-law’s hand, Jack Hoffman’s life penetrated Cole’s consciousness with a series of images and intense feelings. As Jack becomes ill with cancer, Cole leaves his family law firm and moves to his in-laws farm where he seeks to find an alternative cure.
Jenseits von Deutschland
By George Tenner
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: German. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In George W. Bushs Amtszeit fielen die Terroranschläge am 11. September 2001 und darauf folgend der Krieg gegen den Terrorismus mit Kriegen in Afghanistan und dem Irak. Erkennend, dass er sich übernommen hat, ruft er den Nato-Verteidigungsfall aus. Seit Beginn des Kriegs in Afghanistan starben dort 3000 Isaf-Soldaten, die meisten davon Amerikaner. Unter den Toten sind auch 52 Bundeswehr-Soldaten.
Mystic Inner Journeys: Scraps of Life: Stella's Story
By Tanja Vu
You set the price! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Stella Road was born for miracles but grew up to forget them. How to find her lost essence? In “Scraps of Life” her journey home is about to begin. It is a short story about choice. She can continue to observe the material reality from the brink of self-destruction or to discover every cell of an ethereal and ever more fulfilling world.
Conversion
By Sylvester Youlo, MD
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Conversion is a medical suspense that chronicles the life of a surgeon originally from West Africa and a mysterious illness that leaves him paralyzed and muted while living in the United States.
Convergence
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's Temperance Hall's big day - her chance to exact revenge and ruin some lives. Just the kind of thing she relishes. But when all the skeletons in her closet converge in a tragic car wreck, only her mind-reading chauffeur understands the full significance of this life-changing event. This slipstream short story may leave you with second thoughts about . . . your thoughts.
Carmine Vermilion
By Caspar Frederik Riga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
A Light in the Darkness
By J.S. Wayne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Black Velvet Seductions Publishing Company. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
In A Light in the Darkness, the inaugural anthology from the authors of WOCA, a dark world awaits you. Spanning centuries of time, encircling the globe, and running the gamut from eerie historical fiction to gritty urban fantasy to page-scorching erotic romance, these authors unflinchingly dissect the horror of child abuse in all its forms.
15 Civic Square
By Dave Cornford
Price: Free! Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
15 Civic Square uses the setting of the fictitious National Civic Bank to delve into the challenges and complexity of modern life at a time when "money" is constantly in the news.
Rare Earth
By Harry Marku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
Hotel Noir
By Casper Silk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Pale Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An imaginary island. A gracefully decaying hotel. A renegade saint. Hospitality was never like this...
After the Tears Melt - Vol. 2 (The Muse Series #4)
By M.D. James
Series: Muse, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
After Jimmy discovers that his mother was impregnated at her psychiatric hospital, he must try to take care of her and the rest of his family, while planning his wedding and new life with his girlfriend, Jennifer. Along the way, more danger awaits around every corner. His sister is kidnapped and held for ransom because of a secret Grandfather kept from everyone for forty years.
Guilt by Association
By Kelvin L. Reed
Price: Free! Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jayson Cook is reaping the rewards of a flourishing law practice in Boston. However, his comfortable life is turned upside down after he agrees to represent Brian Stone, a white supremacist charged with planting a bomb that destroyed an inner city church, killing a twelve-year-old black girl.
Battling Obesity with a Bossy Blonde and a Rhyming Assassin
By William Mathis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
While trying to avoid dealing with his dramatic weight gain, Keith encounters a series of confrontational characters who use food rhymes to give blunt diet advice. His doctor friend Charlie, a dazzling and dominating blue-eyed blonde counselor, and a threatening enforcer send a tough message that motivates and frightens Keith. Can he achieve and maintain a healthy weight? His life depends on it.
Erasure
By A.T.H. Webber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Love and murder collide in this contemporary story that explores what might happen if the digital records of our lives linked us, not to our past, but to our future. Independent author A.T.H. Webber delivers a striking debut novel in which the pervasive powers of the Internet provide a timely backdrop for a story of love and faith in the digital age.
The Red Harlequin - Book 1 Of Masks And Chromes
By Roberto Ricci
Series: The Red Harlequin, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
"Before you can break out of prison, you must first realize you're locked up." In an ancient world divided by colors, where everyone wears masks and mysterious creatures called the Harlequins exist, a clever teen of the Black Chromes named Asheva loses everything he’s ever known and embarks on a treacherous and exciting journey, where he will discover that beneath the masks, nothing is what it s
Under Their Skin
By Dinah Lee Küng
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Geneva laser clinic of Dr. Roman Micheli is as discreet as a Swiss bank—no matter who the patient, Roman is the dispassionate professional. His wife Isabel, a WHO leprologist, is even more dedicated to her work than Roman. But the Michelis' technically perfect partnership unravels when an American violinist strides onto a concert stage and weaves the audience into her musical spell.