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Enoch's Folly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,650. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Alastair MacNaughton and his uncle make a winner-take-all bet to settle the decade-long squabble that threatens the family business, Alastair finds himself embroiled in a maelstrom of legend, eccentric neighbors, break-ins, fires, and double dealing. Unfortunately, Alastair's only ally turns out to be an irascible, telepathic river dragon.
The X-Cure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Will the cure for cancer become known? Not if Tando Pharmaceuticals has its way...
Tomorrow is August 12th
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Chad Owens is an Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a successful author who is about to retire. His life started in a dysfunctional family full of drugs, alcohol, and abuse. He spent four decades helping people, seeing things that cannot be unseen. He made mistakes along the way. On the eve of his retirement, he finds himself trying to make sense of his life, his choices, and his future.
Anatomy of a Darkened Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Father’s wretched secret coincides with Abigail Delilah’s birth. Mother will make Abigail suffer because someone must take the blame. But do these cruelties breed a shadowed soul or is redemption within reach? Multi-layered and rife with psychological depth, this riveting novel appeals to the literary reader and the leisure reader alike, combining key facets of several popular genres.
Andrew
Series: The Rollins Pack. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,190. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Andrew, second eldest Rollins, takes up the mantle of Alpha heir to the Pittsburgh werewolf pack with grace and obedience. But soon the Great Recession, his mother's indiscretions, and a brother's mess threaten the Rollins' position. With the help of brothers and friends, Andrew learns what it means to be a Rollins and Alpha, for better or for worse.
Consequence
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Salted Rose Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A shadowy eco-saboteur proposes an attack in the heart of genetically-modified corn country. A San Francisco activist, losing faith in the impact of non-violent protest, is ripe to be drawn into a more dangerous game.
Living Companion
Price: Free! Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man obsessed with his work, tormented by inability to produce it and imprisoned with devotion to the cause of his madness. Struggling with anxiety, he shares a lodging with a painter, a free-spirited woman, who could just be his ruin. Burdened with perpetual observations, one thing surfaces as inevitable - he is compelled to ceaselessly think, awaiting for the end of his life work, or his own.
Waking Under Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Send to boarding school and trying to make sense of her new world, Mia fights to survive the wicked ways of the rich, spoiled kids at Galt Academy, especially when her tendency is to run away. But she's is a fighter, and when she befriends junior Lucas Dunlap, the cute coffee shop guy, and his friend, Natalie, things start to look up for her—until the betrayal.
The Widow Maker
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Widow Maker is the sequel to No Permission Needed and is the second book in The Green Mountain Dream Trilogy. If you've ever wondered about the meaning of your dreams, or what may happen after you die, or how far you would go to support someone you care about or protect someone you love, then you should read this trilogy.
The Robot Union
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 198,830. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robbie the lonely house bot makes new friends and discovers an underground organisation intent on a new role for machine intelligences and destined for an historic confrontation with human society. But others are reaching out for Robbie, including some from his forgotten past who have not forgiven the part he played in developing the robots’ culture of resistance.
The Wider World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Nine short and novella length tales of speculative fiction examine the consequences of searching for, or accidentally discovering, the wider world of existence. The stories range from themes of the paranormal, Christmas, apocalyptic futures, the cost of life changes, and a journey of spiritual discovery.
The Quarterback
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jimmy Jassy had been on the top for five years now, but the clock was running out. All he had left were the remnants of his incredible skills, and his snarling pride in being the man they called--The Quarterback.
Paradise Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In a fast-moving novel, "Paradise Road" brings a raw and brutal world of big-time gambling. Don Porter is out to beat Las Vegas at its own game--putting his money, his woman, and his life on the line. It is the winner of the Mark Twain Journal Award for "significant contribution to American Literature."
A Place in Heaven
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After witnessing a horrible tragedy in which his beloved wife is killed, John Sanford, a veteran from the Gulf War, finds himself living in the streets of Austin, Texas as another homeless man. His fortuitous encounter with Julia Chavez, the manager of a downtown branch of the Bank of Austin, changes his entire life.
Wandering Realities: Mormonish Short Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"Wandering Realities gathers together much of the Mormon-themed short fiction of perhaps Mormondom's best living writer," says Michael Austin. Peck's highly imaginative stories run the gamut from Mormons reverting to a medieval society on Mars to a bishop who is killing the neighborhood dogs. These stories not only entertain and delight, but they challenge and provoke as well.
The Call of Ciri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015 by Zayzee Writes. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Call of Ciri tells the story about the interwoven lives of four women and their relationship to the town of Ciri. One of them broke a vow which resulted in serious consequences not only for the indigenes of Ciri but also for the other three women who were oblivious of the existence of Ciri.
Enoch's Folly
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
Jennifer’s Magic Book 1 — Vigilante
Series: Jennifer’s Magic. Price: Free! Words: 173,000. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Evil mages torture to death Jennifer’s best friend. Jennifer leads a cadre of apprentices to capture Bad Souls. The cadre runs into a trap, and Jennifer’s boyfriend dies. She becomes catatonic. She recovers but gets cursed by a Bad Soul. Jennifer discovers different magic and captures all Bad Souls. She meets a girl with the same magic. They become master and apprentice and honorary sisters.
June’s Stolen Rose
Series: Seasons of Love and War, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Saga continues in book four with Kaylob and Beth Ann walking into a homecoming with one of their best friends on the floor with a gash in his head. Things are out of order in their life and someone is watching Beth Ann. She finds things vanishing and hears footsteps and shadows that spell danger. Then Kaylob comes home and nobody knows where she is.
Procesul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: Romanian. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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