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Eleven Miles from Home
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to spend time together to satisfy the one interest they have in common. When misfortune steals that link away, however, and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but individually decide whether it's even worth saving.
FEMA Camp Parent Trap
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
As though ripped from today's headlines, Christian author Ilyan Kei Lavanway explores what might happen to American families if parents fail to recognize how government alphabet agencies might legally use school children as bait during false flag exercises or feigned emergencies to lure parents into internment camps under the guise of public safety. Implausible? Ask a 90-year-old Austrian.
Maple Fudge - 1st Two Chapters
Price: Free! Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A government terror that can only be described as: administrative. In the international backwaters of Canada, the top politicians in the country kill themselves in the middle of the night and leave a country wondering: Who is in charge? How much is the pay? What kind of paperwork is involved? Panic could rip democracy apart – unless everyone gets really, really tired of the whole thing.
Delphine
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Lying underneath the floorboards of Delphine's home, he watches her. He doesn't know why, he doesn't know anything, but he is compelled to watch. The intimate synergy between someone imprisoned and someone free, but who is trapped in her own dark emotions.
Optimism
You set the price! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by pubwriter. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Journey through the dark mind of the protagonist: is he the predator or the prey? '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
Price: Free! 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
(4.00 from 1 review)
"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.
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 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.
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 8 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
(4.94 from 16 reviews)
1880 Paris: A stranger lurks in the shadows. Young, handsome and alone.. He's travelled the world for two hundred years......searching.
Beware.....The Moon is Full
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.91 from 23 reviews)
A flash fiction for the 'not so faint hearted'. After dark when the moon is full......stay home!!
Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a very short, fun interlude in the Hiding Behind The Couch series. Unlike the rest of the series, which is written in third-person (semi-omniscient) past tense, this short story is written in first-person present tense. It has no real bearing on anything else that happens in the series; it is what it is: an Easter Egg.
What Is War?
Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What Is War? uses an innovative combination of story and discussion to expands our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent in the act of war, on both the personal and national level. Based on G. Lowell Tollefson’s experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then, this book has implications for America’s current and future conflicts.
Vampire - Find my Grave
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: Free! Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Solve the puzzle and WIN £500!! John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, vampire, notorious womaniser and author of erotic poetry, visits Bolsover Castle to take part in an occult ritual, a journey into Hades, the Underworld, to retrieve a great lost treasure in this paranormal thriller. There is just one problem: The treasure is guarded by Lilith, succubus and Great Witch of Hades!
The Lottery
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jack Jameson believes he has complete control over his life. But one day a random occurrence sends his world into a tail spin, delivering a warped destiny that has been patiently waiting for years. A short story centering around irony and fate, "The Lottery" examines the darkness of the human psyche and the power of anger.
Falling Leaves Don't Weep: A Thirteenth Hour Epilogue
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
An elderly king reflects on a restless life of self-absorption, hedonism, and dissatisfaction after falling leaves blow into his bedroom one night when he's unable to sleep.
Aftermath
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(1.00 from 1 review)
it is a short story about a student's mistake in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to deal with because of her action.