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The Haunting of Winchester Lane
Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Houses have pasts. But they also have futures. Not every tragedy is yet to occur. Not every haunting is spiritual.
Unwritten Lives: Path To Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Prequel of the Sars Springs Saga (volume 3). Before she was Alex, she was Alexis Garris and on trial for murder. Before Jim met Alex ... he was lost and searching for his Angel. Two lives, overlapping until they meet face to face.
LOVE LUCID WAR DREAMS - Stories
Price: Free! Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Travel through lucid dreaming episodes. Get ready for the full story. Have a good night sleep.
Layered
Price: Free! Words: 43,390. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When Caitlyn starts to play a SIMS game, the girl she creates saves her life. Fifteen-year-old Caitlyn had just met Shayne, and, even though, her best friend, Sophia warns her to stay away from him because he could be contagious, Caitlyn is drawn to his haunted eyes. Hannah is orphaned after her dad dies, and her mother leaves her with family Hannah has never met before.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Newspaper Underground (Riverside Tale)
You set the price! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
5900 words. Rex Baker is king of his world though he isn’t even an adult by legal standards. Not that Rex takes much stock in the law, or the expectations of others. He has his own rules he follows and they have let him stay one step ahead of just about everyone.
Making Life Worth While
Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Travis Hilton realizes how his life seems to be dictated by those who despise him. Eventually, he is practically driven out of town by the people who conflict with him. The torture doesn't end there as the worst of the people from the town attempts to destroy all of Travis' hopes. However, once Travis thinks about his capabilities, his life begins to shift from one influence to the exact opposite.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Flower On The Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
The Journey - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mourning the death of his father and tormented by the politics of the land, Shami realizes that he will do what needs to be done: for the sake of his future and that of his family's. Driven into poverty and an uncertain future in his childhood, he daringly enters a world of political activism. He could face the wrath of the state security police. The enemy is powerful and serve their own justice.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
Are You Alright Mister Lawrence?
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » African American fiction » General
"It is like she stood out from the darkness." Mister Lawrence said. He is blind so what does that mean and how could this affect his day to day life? Would you like to find out? Well, see what is wrong with Mister Lawrence. Is he losing his mind or is his mind trying to show him something?
Live and Let Learn
Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jason Dawds was a good husband, father and overall man. But does any of this matter if you are killed? This book explores possibilities and ideas.
Un biglietto di sola andata
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
A mistake of youth
Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(2.00 from 1 review)
Futura is pregnant for the second time, and to Patrick it seems that their world is perfect, but news from the past might upset everything. Patrick is indeed contacted by one ex girlfriend, Arlene, who confesses having an almost-teenage daughter who might be his. He has no courage to disclose this to his wife. But there are also other news heralding pain. Futura and Patrick have been for years...
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto
Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
Minerva's Owl
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.