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The Owl's Call
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(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.
It's A Crime
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five stories of crime, criminals, and people who refuse to remain victims. The stories in this collection include "Missy and the Man," "Strike Two," "Thief," "Firebug," and "For A Few Lattes More."
I Don't Know How to Say This...
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Sadie is sullen and mean, and she has no future in New York because everyone hates her, can she make it through and find something that has been missing for 6 years?
Mystic Warrior: A Novel Beyond Time and Space (Visionary Fiction)
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 65,120. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Award-winning visionary fiction that illustrates humanity's largely untapped spiritual potential, Mystic Warrior takes place in a world where psychic abilities like telepathy, remote viewing and astral projection are used (and abused) by both ordinary people and those at the highest levels of government and world leadership. Winner of the IPPY Award for Visionary Fiction and a Nautilus Silver.
First, I Love You
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Series: Downey, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Detective Tommy Gates takes an opportunity to work his first Federal case in Chicago, the same city where his estranged mobster father Mickey Downey lives. Tommy's sister Kiki Downey sees this as an opportunity to mend fences, Tommy's DEA partner James Hoffman sees it as a way to get to Mickey. When Kiki and James join forces it sparks a maelstrom of unexpected consequences for everyone.
The Pin Keeper
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Five powerful people sent for their proteges when they vaporised. These young bloods don't know what is happening. Only one man knows. Can he make them convinced about one single step before its too late.
Hocus Pocus Bogus P.O.T.U.S: The Myth of the American Gentle Kingdom
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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
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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
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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.