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Funerary Rites
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette of a village caught on the edge of fear.
The Unfortunate Life of Thomas Mercer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Thomas Mercer, preacher, is staggering down the road holding his gut. As he mulls his distant childhood and his more recent life, he reaches some conclusions, or does he? It's difficult to tell as he wrests his mind from the silly to the serious to give his death the dignity it deserves.
Mike, from the Mail Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Mike watches her at work from his mail room. He watches her at night from outside her home. She is different, not like all the others. He hates to mislead her, but it is the only way to be invited into her home. He belongs there. She is saving herself for him, just as he is saving himself for her. Yes, this time will be different.
Optimism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by pubwriter. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
We are taken on a journey through the dark mind of the protagonist. Is he the predator or the prey? 'Therefore, a martyr’s rictus grinning demeanour is cast upon his desolate features. Pain and misery. Mental agony. Troubled soul perpetually in jeopardy. Occasionally he prays to the gods. Chained to the Church of Chaos.’
The Price Of Justice
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A lifelong friendship is put to the test. How far would you go to protect your closest ally?
The Field of Stones
You set the price! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story of 3,800 words. It begins: "I awoke from a dreamless sleep lying in the field of stones. I had no idea how I got there, but I had always been there, and there was never a time when I was not there."
St. John's Ancients
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"St. John's Ancients" is a short story by Kevin McMahon which touches on themes of aging, gods, and gentrification. Two ancient men play chess in the park and are soon visited by two gods jealous of the attention they have gained from a goddess.
Killing the Golem (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The golem was created to defeat the skinheads. But when it is summoned against an innocent preacher, Armando realizes it must be destroyed. A short story. (~7000 words)
The Birdman
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can a mathematical genius with zero social skills save the world? One man thinks he’s got as good a chance as any.
The Seeds Of An Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This is about the oldest story in the book. A partner betrays his significant other for their closest and treasured friend by having an affair.
To Labor No More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Buddy is a worker in an increasingly automated world. He depends on robots to take care of him both at work and at home. But lately, the robot workers have been making more work, not less, with their constant need for approval. Eunice thinks she has a solution, but Buddy isn't too sure...
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
The Storm
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Saying goodbye in the midst of a terrible storm. This is a short story about losing everything.
Dragon Dead by Natural Causes
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The story of a lifetime. The end of a life. Jennifer and her laid-off reporter husband are on a spur of the moment road trip in Eastern Oregon, to lighten Larry’s unemployment blues. There turns out to be more to see in the desert than they imagined. Can Jennifer turn their troubles around with the story of a lifetime?
La verità dei vinti
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: Italian. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Lucifero e i suoi fedeli compagni vengono condannati da Dio a causa della loro superbia e malvagità e fatti precipitare negli abissi infernali; questa è la storia che tutti noi conosciamo ma potrebbe non essere quello che realmente è successo: esiste sempre il rovescio della medaglia, quella verità dei vinti che nessuno vuole ascoltare, specialmente i vincitori, ma che a volte riserva delle...
Moi, prédateur ?
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 41. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Des milliers d'automobilistes circulent chaque jour sur l'autoroute A13. Il arrive que l'on puisse observer fugitivement leurs attitudes, installé sur un pont. C'est ce que fait Hugo Malard. Avec un savoir faire d'entomologiste, il enrichit sa collection de physionomies perçues durant seulement quelques instants.
Sally's Journey
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lisa Shultz takes you on a journey from the moment she finds Sally until she has to let her go. Emotional and entertaining. May we all remember to forgive quickly and love deeply just like Sally!
Atheist Afterlife: OpenDyslexic Edition
Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a special version of "Atheist Afterlife" aimed specifically at cognitive impaired readers. If you don't suffer from any form of dyslexia, please purchase the regular edition instead.
That Damn Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When a dozen roses and dinner with your beautiful wife is beckoning…..
A Reckless Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
1880 Paris: A stranger lurks in the shadows. Young, handsome and alone.. He's travelled the world for two hundred years......searching.