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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.
"Where Do Nazis Come From, Daddy?"
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(1.00 from 1 review)
“When men reduce their virtues to the approximate, then evil acquires the force of an absolute, when loyalty to an unyielding purpose is dropped by the virtuous, it’s picked up by scoundrels—and you get the indecent spectacle of a cringing, bargaining, traitorous good and a self-righteously uncompromising evil.” – Ayn Rand
Among Apple Trees
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young man takes his great-granddad to the store -- a simple occurrence that happens hundreds, maybe thousands of times daily across the world. But this trip will be something unexpected and special for them both.
The Bulge
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two agents - one who is quite high and won't stop joking - discuss the CATS Gold Line streetcar alignment through inner east Charlotte. Another psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1200 words. A quick fun read that won't railroad you into a collision.
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.
24 Hours In An Enchanted Valley
Price: Free! Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Real or Imagined? Join Whisper as she travels to a secluded valley with a friend and discovers a world of angelic beings, spiritual masters, spacecraft and space beings, rocks that speak, a dragon, an elf, a wolf, and so much more. Share her amazement when the Masters reveal hidden insights into the unseen realms of other dimensions and realities.
Freddy And The Scorpions
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This story is about a young white boy who came to better understand the world through the eyes of “Freddy”, an old black man who worked for his family on a small farm in South Africa. It takes us from fear and preconceptions to understanding and redemption.
Ethereal Pixie Rings Of Mercy
Series: Tales of shrouded history, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.
Found Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A 1300-word short story about a man who discovers an old note intentionally hidden in an old Charlotte apartment. He then follows the mysterious note's directions.
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
I'm Not the Only One
Series: Poetry · Virginia's Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When did it start? It’s already gone. Why did I cry? I’ve already been away so long. How did I get to this, To miss this thing, to be more Than a bit unseen, obscene, unclean, unloved, Under things that eat my soul Like a big, black bug. I’m undone. I’m already over, but I’m under, And I’m not the only one.
The Ritual
Price: Free! Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Step into your high heels and listen to astronaut Charlie Brick confess his sins in this supernatural tragedy. A complete Novella, no part-two or cliffhanger ending. You can read this for free and know that you will see the whole story.
Invaders of Venustas
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Invaders of Venustas is an action-packed, thought-provoking short story. It tells of a time when Lemuria, a lost continent in the Pacific, was powerful. Its Central City was the hub of the empire that the tall white beings, a spiritual group from another universe, had created and inhabited with the many extraterrestrial transplants they brought to Earth.
Unravelling
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
(5.00 from 1 review)
She wrote to me again last night. It was a simple post onto my wall. She, who I have never touched, is more real to me than any of my other friends. A story of obsession. It may unravel you.
Empty See: A Novella
You set the price! Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After years of isolation in a foreign city, an expatriated American photographer returns from abroad to his hometown of Duluth, Minnesota to pursue a career with a magazine. Reuniting with his strange sister, dealing with an eccentric new boss, and an unlikely friend shed light onto the circumstances of his departure, his inner struggles, and his possible future as an expatriate.
Écoutes, Échos, Espérances
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: French. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
L’Inconscient, la Conscience et leur Amphitryon parlent.
Used to Me
Series: Virginia's Hot Picks · Rising Fast · Poetry. Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
We are all lost, Tossed in a sea of shit and rot, Taught to be ourselves, But really, all they think we should’ve thought To be as they made us be. I’m just as bad at this all As I used to be. I’m worn down to naught and caught Up in a whirlwind of decay and haven’t got Two cents of sense to know what to believe, But in all this time, you should be used to me.
Mandy And The Missing: Ascent Of The Absent.
You set the price! Words: 42,020. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The first in a series, Mandy And The Missing: Ascent Of The Absent" is a psychological thriller/fantasy hybrid. It is designed to appeal to the teen/young adult age group, though would be suitable for all ages. It concerns an 18 year old's attempt to settle at college, and her reaction upon discovering that a local laboratory have discovered the secret of invisibility - with disastrous results...
The Cull
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
An anonymous author has posted a manifesto calling for the worldwide elimination of the unproductive elderly. The aim is to improve the human race, physically and more importantly, economically. It goes viral and makes such logical sense that seniors world wide act on it, almost to the point of being a fad. Some of the posh retirement community of Harbor Trace join the tide.
Lunacy
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story of about 2000 words. Being the head psychologist of the lone city on the moon, the last hope of humanity, is a tough and lonely job. Spotting people who have become dangers to the city is important work. But it is even more important to study the man in the mirror...