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Rooms Without Furniture
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The stoning sickness has entered Mark Pence's home, banishing his father into the attic's secluded shadows. Stiffening as his limbs turn heavy and his skin morphs into stone, Mark's father warns not to open their door to the knock of that fool who travels the land promising healing. Only, Mark cannot forget how is father languishes in the attic, and his family's faith has never been so tested.
Socrates, Unafraid
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
Join a teacher in a virtual world contemplating a hopeless future, reaching out to find a way to make a better world. Flash fiction, under 1,000 words.
Henry Gets It
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A quick Astral Journey leads to a vision of a better world. Designed as a quick read on your commute or while you wait for...
Love Again
You set the price! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a pay what you want book, so you can even get it for free if you like. NEW EDITION! Updated and edited. A short story about a new couple in the nineteen-fifties on their first stroll who meet a new elderly friend with a lost love and a desire for new company, but all is not as it seems. Designed as a quick read on your commute or break time.
Conversations With My Childhood Self - A Japanese Girl’s Life
Price: Free! Words: 48,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stories of a Japanese girl from a poor family in the 1970s, followed by fictional talks via meditation between the girl and her adult self about each event. Using her experience and spiritual beliefs, the adult is able to console and provide explanations for her childhood self that help overcome painful times. This healing of the child then reaches into the future to also heal the adult.
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Come, Come!
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Where is your home, if not the place where you seem to belong?
When the World Disappeared (Free Version)
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Abhi is lying in bed when the whole world disappears and he finds himself floating in empty black space. What happens next will make you question your own notions of reality.
When the World Disappeared
You set the price! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Abhi is lying in bed when the whole world disappears and he finds himself floating in empty black space. What happens next will make you question your own notions of reality.
Parallel (Prophesied a spirit within,Book I)
Price: Free! Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Is it the beginning or ending of all as it is to be? When 16 year old, Selah Jones is unwillingly brought to see a fortune teller with her mom, it awakened a deep awareness of selah’s hidden talent, which had lain dormant for years, no longer inhibited selah dives headlong into the unknown.
The Rabbi, the Vampire, and the Mitzvot
Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(SHORT STORY) Some people have life-and-death problems. Simeon Black faces an undeath and dead-death problem. Simeon is a vampire, recently and unwilling turned. He must drink blood to live, well, to undie, but he is also an observant Jew. The mitzvot forbid ingesting blood. They also forbid suicide, so that's no way out, either. In desperation, Simeon turns to Rabbi Michael Rosenbaum for help.
Comrade Stalin Attends a Wedding
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(SHORT STORY): When it comes to weddings among the fraternal comrades in America, even in this relaxed day and age, the happy couple must take great care with the guest list. Sadly, this is not always the case. Overcome with enthusiasm and a sincere desire to share their happiness, Comrades Ludmilla Alexandrova and Oliver Dinkle, of Portland, Oregon, invite Comrade Stalin to their wedding.
The Seekers' Garden
You set the price! Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Set against an idyllic New Zealand landscape, The Seekers’ Garden weaves together five stories of self-discovery within a larger tapestry of human experience.
The Boy Who Would Be Jesus
You set the price! Words: 5,210. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
You know how it is: you've moved house, started at a new school, and nobody believes you're the Son of God. Follow The Boy's journey as he learns who he is and who his friends really are.
Saturday Night (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A brief exploration of monotony, and routine. A two-man game of Russian Roulette.
In the Open Air
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Age-worn, whiskey-soaked, and suicidal, Raymond's world was plummeting out of control until an unexpected visit to his farm by a traveling painter gives him a renewed sense of hope and vigor for life.
Speak for the Dead
Series: Streets of Crawfield, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,960. Language: Australian English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
A girl, alone... In a bad part of town... She has taken it upon herself to remind those who break the law that their actions have consequences. She is not the only one, and there are people who intend to remind her what her actions mean. What price will they ask, and will it be too high to pay?
Bore
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The book to read when you don't have time to read a book. Flip open to any page and wile away those few minutes you have spare.
'A Conversation of Inconclusive Results'
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is the story of a group of college kids out to have fun. As perhaps some readers of Brad OH Inc. can relate to, they end up imbibing heavily, and their discussion begins to steer towards some very metaphysical topics. Will the slobbering-drunk Ethan find the answers he’s looking for from his friends? Or will the conversation only lead him down a path lacking in intellectual succor entirely?
Dust
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story of pronounced madness in a modern, mechanical world. A solitary night watchman at a museum faces his own inadequacy when compared with the museum's security system. As he sinks into depression and alcoholism, a woman appears, seemingly from nowhere, and plucks the watchman from despair in order to further her own otherworldly hobby.