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'Neve Uncovers the Ultimate Truth of All Things'
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
'Neve Uncovers the Ultimate Truth of All Things' tells the tale of a little girl with some big concerns, left to ponder upon them in the familiar confines of her local library. Although her world is in an increasing state of turmoil, she finds comfort and meaning in the books around her.
Frank Winston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two elderly ex-cons look for a ways to make a quick buck, and find trouble they never expected.
Over the Fence and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is a series of short stories caught somewhere in the hinterland of fiction and nonfiction. They are fictional in the sense that each has a character, caught in some sort of plot, with consequences. They are nonfictional in the sense that they try to convey some sort of philosophical message.
The Hummus Dealer of Meknes, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mustapha is a young man selling hummus in the medina of the city of Meknes. A rival opens her hummus stall opposite his and soon steals away most of his customers. Convinced she has a secret ingredient he can never discover, Mustapha intends to end his life. His rival saves him with a highly unconventional proposition.
Dreamstore Impressions
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story that asks you to reevaluate your relationship with your pillow.
Miscellany: Where is Home and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of seven spare tales, while some of the stories feature flashes from other dimensions, they are all about families. Daughters, mothers, husbands, children, babies – coping with challenges at different life stages. Might you have done things differently?
Can't Stop Singing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens if the songs in your head insist on coming out? One woman had this problem, with devastating effects.
Nut Stuffing
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A festive gathering with little genuine cheer attached. The nut stuffing has ruined Erin's meal, her day and perhaps her life. This story is a snapshot of fake relationships and of biting the tongue in order to play nice with family out of obligation and in trying to keep everyone happy, even though everyone clearly is not.
Mommy, I'm Scared
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Carol Anne would always fear the night because she knew when she laid her head down on her pillow her nightmares would suffocate her as she squeezed her doll with all her might as though it would be her last. Every night just shortly after midnight she would scream out for her mommy, but the screams would soon go unnoticed because when her mother would come in and check on her she would find no..
South of Clearcourt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Phoenix Patterson, a 32 year old historian, goes on a vacation at the invitation of his sister. He was hoping to have a nice vacation away from it all but that's all stopped when his parents show up and that's when the drama starts. His parents never did approve of his choice to go into History instead of Business like his father. Will things ever be resolved between them?
The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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A short story. Detective Jim Willis, now old and near retirement, can't forget about an old case, and the day he came face to face with a monster.
The Foreseer
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a fictional short story about a young girl who learns about her gift of foresight. While the runes technically start with the F rune, this story was the first that came to my muse for translation. Anei will overcome a painful initiation and learn the history of her destiny as a Rune Messenger.
The Final Farewell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A woman raised by her grandparents keeps her vigil by her grandfather's hospital bed, remembering his love and kindness
The Last Trump (A Farce Of Politics)
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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When Donald Trump becomes President in 2016, nothing seems amiss -- aside from Donald Trump being President. But by the time 2020 rolls around, he's more popular than ever but things are beginning to fall apart. President Trump just doesn't seem to be himself... ...and the face he shows at his second inauguration is more shocking than anyone could dare dream!
Universal Superficial Contagion
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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An elderly woman, gifted with a computer and internet access, becomes a slave to the machine and ultimately it’s victim.
Beasts of War: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The blood thirsty King Nilrem, and his army of dragons, have ruled over the land for more than ten years. But when his dragons start a rebellion, Nilrem finds himself in danger of losing his empire.
Ego
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: Romanian. Published: November 4, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Essay » Sociology
Sedinta neobisnuita de psihoterapie. Un client care vrea sa ramana anonim incepe sa-i povesteasca consilierei despre viata lui secreta. Anume despre organizatia mondiala din care face parte si care se ocupa cu mentinerea unui numar rezonabil de oameni pe planeta - problema suprapopularii - Finalul arata ca totul a fost o farsa. Consiliera e ravasita rau, confuza. Nu stia ce e si ce nu e adevarat
Infiltrator
Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
Therapy has evolved. A company has created a procedure to get rid of all emotional problems. Jacob Blair is about to discover that there are problems beneath the surface . . .
Playmates
Series: The Bruno Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
We’ve been told that dogs’ partnership with Man took thousands of years to germinate and solidify. Perhaps it did...but that doesn’t mean that a different sort of inter-species bond would take that long, especially if Bruno the Newf were one of the participants.
9/11 The Jumper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Historical » USA
This short story is dedicated to all those who lost their lives in the attacks on America on the 11th September 2001. “A ‘jumper’ is somebody who goes to the office in the morning knowing that they will commit suicide”… “These people were forced out by the smoke and flames or blown out.” - Ellen Borakove, spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office.