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Enemies within these Shores
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,310. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What really happened on Australia's home front during World War II? "Enemies within these Shores" is an untold story of political opportunism, pride, envy and survival. Based on a true story of our hidden past, this compelling saga sweeps from the sugar towns of tropical Queensland to the internment camps of the Riverland district of South Australia.
The Burden
Price: Free! Words: 28,900. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Robert Amuigh's brother is dead, and it is meaningless. The Burden follows Amuigh’s misunderstanding of himself and the world around him. A short narrative that struggles to cement the blurred line between identity, mental illness and what it really means to be free in the early 21st century.
The Fatness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A satire about concentration camps for fat people and bureaucracy gone mad. It's a love story.
In the Shadow of Dreams
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A disgruntled bank manager has come up with a plan to get rid of his wife without a hint of scandal, steal his bank’s money, and marry the sexy teller with whom he is having an affair. It is a perfect plan. All it needs is the help of a crooked lawyer, a professional thief and a sex pervert. The only problem is, each of them has a plan of his own.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When journalist Hunter MacIntyre is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, he realizes that his life is about to change, not to mention that he’s been handed a certain death sentence. Disease is a story of Alzheimer’s, seen through the eyes of one affected family.
The Code of Buddyhood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
There couldn't be a more unlikely pair of best friends. Bobby's cautious, social ineptitude and romantic fumblings offset Mark's flamboyant, devil-may-care attitude, his irrepressible pranks, and his prowess with shapely coeds. But the cardinal rule of the Code--"A buddy does not move in on another buddy's girl"--requires Bobby to watch quietly as Mark makes time with the woman of his dreams...
New Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 62,370. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
When Jumaane, an African refugee, climbs the concrete wall securing the southern border of the hermetically sealed United States of Europe, his dreams of freedom and safety quickly turn into a living nightmare.
The American Nutshell, Special Report: On the Campaign Trail with Donald A. Frumpf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017 by C. M. Smith. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
TR Pennywhistle was assigned by The American Nutshell to cover the Republican race in the 2016 presidential campaign. The frontrunner and eventual nominee was a real estate mogul and reality-TV personality who only entered the race as a publicity stunt. This Special Report offers a vivid profile of that man, who may well be the most vile person to ever step into the fray of American politics.
Twisted Tales
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Stories with unexpected endings A sex obsessed college student meets a beautiful girl on an online chat room. A young nun arrives in a secluded village in the middle of the Himalayan jungle. She is met by a Christian pastor who offers to guide her to the mission hospital. In the middle of a snow storm, a mysterious stranger arrives at a British-style bed and breakfast hotel in Chicago.
The Mud
Price: $3.40 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017 by BMS Books Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Mud is a crime novel set in one of the most beautiful beach settlements in the world. Emily Lewis prefers the mysterious harbour-side to the beach where the Pacific Ocean heaves sparkling wave on to golden sand. The discovery of her mother with a knife in her back leads to her the secret of her life becoming exposed. How do Emily and those around her cope? Who is the criminal?
Ill Gotten Gain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Thomas Edward Garrett’s life takes an unexpected turn when he discovers a treasure of unimaginable value. Among the artifacts in this incredible “find” is an unusual box that contains some very dangerous coins. Suddenly, everything he desires – wealth, power, notoriety, celebrity, women – are his for the taking. But a very different power is clawing at Garrett’s mind.
Burning the Last Bridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A salesman named Liam receives shocking news from a phone call at work that leads him down a path of despair. Unable to reconcile with himself with his newfound sorrow and depression; he immediately spirals down in a state of self-destruction. By chance he meets a beautiful young woman named Cora who sees the potential to make him feel worthy of continuing to live life...
Korsakoff Blight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Upon inheriting the home of his deceased father, Korsakoff Blight embarks on a bizarre journey into the center of the creative soul.
Life Turns On Its Head
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
ELIZABETH a divorcee runs the family solicitors practice in SCARBOROUGH with her husband David, no big deal. BUT when driving back from the Hull Magistrate’s Court in her new red Porsche she finds a pram containing twin boys in her direct path, giving her no time to stop: from then on her LIFE turns upside down.
Pizza With Panache
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,270. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Pizza With Panache, a satire, is about Fred Farquhar, a pizza franchise owner, who goes for easy money by trading on inside information from a Wall Street buddy. Nick Papadakis, an overworked SEC enforcement lawyer who is fed up with his job, is told to investigate. Obstructed by defense lawyers and harassed by supervisors, Nick hopes for a way to escape his job while Fred hopes to escape Nick.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2017 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Une petite fête entre amis, un soir d’été caniculaire. May et son mari ont invité leurs proches. Ce qui devrait être un moment agréable, quelques heures de détente et de partage, se transforme rapidement en chaos et en catastrophe… Construite en flash-backs, pleine de chausse-trappes et d’impasses, cette histoire est avant tout celle de nos défaillances – d’amis, d’amants, de parents…
Compleat Administration: A Year in Public Service
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,900. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Follows the development of a child-focused homeless policy in a fictional state government. Touches on critical thinking, analytical writing, interpersonal communication, public speaking, teamwork, political concepts, economic principles, organizational models, legislative process, indigenous issues, research methods, public budgeting approaches, administrative law, ethics, and futures studies.
The Tipping Point: The Year 2030
Price: Free! Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Global warming threatens our world. Most scientists worldwide have verified the dangers of a rising CO2 to 450 ppm and 2 degree C where the point of no return may be reached. A young leader turns college students into a fighting force to sway the government to stop the rising CO2. The story faces the long odds of converting lawmakers and the oil industry to end the burning of fossil fuels.
Dirty Talk, Books 1 & 2
Series: Dirty Talk Collection, #1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Edge of Ecstasy. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
From New York Times Bestselling Author Opal Carew comes this poignant steamy romance. Sonny has a debilitating fear of men. Tal is a scary looking tattooed bad-ass. Can Tal get Sonny past her fear and help her become whole? Two audios are included when you buy this collection. Be sure to snuggle up and to listen to them alone--or with your lover!
The Heavenly Oak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2017 by Trifecta Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
A thought priming glimpse into the afterlife. Six compelling characters come face to face with their own mortality and realize the end is just the beginning.