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Conquerors
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Honoria Brewster is the last descendant of an old, Anglo-Irish family and the family estate is now a golf course. Only one thing might change her fortunes – locating the famous Ballyshee Dowry. But how on earth is she ever going to do that?
Gematria²
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
Dirty Water!
You set the price! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual alternatives
Once accepted as Turkey is the New Afghanistan. It stood Constantine forever. But the power of India's criticism is that we all have been changed a little more. Profoundly today little India is His New Delhi. But this is known more faithfully as Kingdom Come What a wondrous place to believe. Learning that people almost everywhere are protected by more of the same religion; Christ is Lord!
Past to present (Short)
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: British English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A female who had suffered years of physical and emotional abuse from her father decides to speak out. She begins researching and writing up her story late at night, when she hears her doorbell ring. She ignores it as its so late, but the ringing carries on. When she finally answers, the person doesn't speak and she offers him a room for the night. Could this be a blast from the past?
Witches of Time
You set the price! Words: 5,100. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Two Witches travel back in time with the "Time Lord". Trying to find "Golden Spells" of Satan, they find his bible instead, "The Red Book of Satan". They steal it from ancient witches and bring it back. Their troubles have just began, with Satan in pursuit. Find out what happens next, inside.
The Elsphere Notes: From Holidays to Olympics to Everyday - Els Besieged and Pushing Back!!!
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Carriers of elevated human spirit, the Elsprights - Els for short - are besieged everywhere. The Holiday spirit was quickly smothered, the Olympic spirit attacked, and everyday works for the greater good are targeted everywhere. Always intrepid, natural connectors, there is now an upsurge in their messages to each other - ethereal rays of life, weaving together the big Pushback!
In The Stars Part I, Episode 2: Aquarius
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aquarius is Episode 2 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the second of six eventful months. Dan and Adele try to come to terms with their loss; Sophie has a life-changing decision to make; Marigold's release date draws close; Kris's acting career could be heading for the big time - is George brave enough to make the offer?
A Deliberation of Morality
Series: Sir Differel Van Helsing, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 29,120. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Few of us ever see our shoulder-devils, those personifications of our own evil side, and those who do are generally hallucinating. But Sir Differel Van Helsing has to be different.... This is a short story.
Love Leaves No Knots: A Collection of Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Featured Stories: Love Leaves No Knots, Do Not Judge Before the Time, God Cannot Be Doubted, Adoniram Judson, Polycarp
Jesus Youth Prayer
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Seven steps prayer format inspired by the traditional patterns of community prayers in the Church.
Finding a Way in the Dark -The Blind Bat Short Stories and Previews
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The short story series: The Blind Bat, The Bat Sisters, and The Bat Colony are short anecdotes featuring teen bats. Bebe is a totally blind insect bat who first finds herself in the company of fruit bats. Batina is a fruit bat with low vision who gets adopted into an insect bat family. Despite their differences, these angsty bats eventually learn to live together. Also, two book Previews featured!
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
Gravity Well
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this short science fiction story, doing the right thing is harder than doing things right.
As We Lay
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
As We Lay is a prose on love. Two colleagues bathe in the blistering heat of a Spanish summer while one contemplates the other.
It's Time
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Being old is bad enough, but when your children forget you, that is the last straw.
বিতংস (The Trap)
Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: Bengali. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
'বিতংস' দেয়ার বেড়ে উঠার গল্প। একটি স্বাধীন দেশের প্রেক্ষাপটে। তাই এই গল্পে রাজনীতি এসেছে, দেশের সমাজ ব্যবস্থার কথা এসেছে। সবকিছুই ভাঙ্গাগড়ার মধ্যে দিয়ে এগিয়ে চলছে। দেয়া মফস্বলের মেয়ে। মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দেখেছে খুব কাছ থেকে। আসলে সে দেখেছে মানুষ। শিখেছে কিভাবে মানিয়ে নিতে হয় বিভিন্ন রকম মানুষের সাথে। দেয়ার অভিজ্ঞতাই এই উপন্যাসের পটভূমি।
Il Furbo
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Le storie più belle sono quelle che s’inventano i furbi, quelli bravi. Straordinarie, mutevoli, sempre verdi. Sono talmente belle che se avessero scelto la penna invece che la lingua, saremmo pieni di Shakespeare proprio qui, in terra di Sicilia. Artisti. Anzi, grandi artisti, tutti quanti.
The Pardon
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
His Perilous Throne
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A young man is wrongly imprisoned for the manslaughter of his kindly employer. Michael has mild learning difficulties and was raised in a children's home. Unable to explain to the court that the death was an accident, he is incarcerated with a sadistic killer, who forces him to become his butler and becomes progressively deluded that he is a member of the aristocracy. Revenge lurks in the shaddows