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Homeland (Justin Hall # 7)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After a hair-raising mission deep inside ISIS-ruled northern Iraq, Justin Hall, the CIS’s best field operative, discovers this time terrorists’ have his homeland in their sights. They are determined to deal a deadly blow to a large hockey arena and cause massive casualties.
The Last Words of a Good Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Dez and Silas live contrasting lives. Through circumstance both achieve living deaths of contrasting natures.
A Laurel to Rest On
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Retired Detective Larry Temple has a natural born talent: he can recognize a pedophile just by looking at him. When he focuses his chilling stare on a deviate, the pervert knows that Temple knows. He has devoted his retirement to eliminate the pedophiles that have eluded justice before his growing brain tumor prevents him from completing his task.
Overdose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Camilla, a kindhearted but not fully competent young doctor, works in a psychiatric hospital in southern England. Having fallen under the spell of an enigmatic senior colleague, she is struggling to combine the demands of her job with pursuit of their illicit affair. After one of the patients in her therapy group takes a fatal overdose, Camilla gets involved in some tragicomic misadventures.
Make my Joy Complete
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Mona is a silent but strong mother, unlike her daughter Lisa who loudly insists on being called Joy. Mona is headstrong and has needed to be as a single mother, but now the young adult that is Lisa (or Joy) is seriously injured. In the hospital waiting room Mona continues to be the strong silent type and is determined to sort everything out for her beloved daughter, who has other ideas.
Used to Me
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.
The Legacy of My Heroine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Legacy of My Heroine begins September 16, 2001 three weeks into Sean's psychiatric care at Unit 4; a military style treatment facility for the sickest mentally ill children and teenagers in the state. This is Sean's second stay here.
Confession
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a lonely little apartment a man makes a weapon he believes will rid the world of sin. Only, the results are not what he expects. Confession is a short story of around 2300 words. Plus bonus story: Hell of a Ride.
A Plain and Simple Truth
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Three men whose lives are inextricably linked to one woman meet at her funeral, an event which has profound consequences for them all. For Robert Moray there is the unwelcome revelation of a secret he has kept hidden for years; for John Rufford, the anguish of learning the truth; and for twenty-four-year-old Tom, the shattering of all the comfortable certainties of life.
Shadow and Light
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A medium and psychic, Ann believes angels appear during times of sorrow, warning of difficult times to come, or bring comfort during challenging times. Ann meets Julie, who had similar interests in life and death. They decide to play the Ouija board and alphabet game. What does this experiment with the spirits reveal about Ann's life, and will they be accurate? Can she connect with other spirits?
Treading Water
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Five years previously, Maria's twenty year old son Daniel died in a tragic motorbike accident and thus began her desperate quest for understanding and resolution as she tries to steady herself against unimaginable loss.
Hand of God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Josh Carpenter is about to gain notoriety for being unenhanced in an Enlightened City. But Josh is not quite normal. As his special abilities begin to bloom, he finds himself at the center of the ultimate struggle for power. The world will face utter annihilation as good and evil fight for control. It will be up to Josh to stop the madness and save us all. Without him, all is lost.
Anna Hastings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The riveting tale of one woman’s journey and her rise to power, Anna Hastings gives readers an inside glimpse into the workings of journalism in Washington. Drury takes his own experience in the field to reflect on the state of journalism in the 1970s. In contrast to his other series’, notably Advise and Consent, he humanizes the very field he often calls into question.
Mandy And The Missing: Ascent Of The Absent.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,820. 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
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.
The Journey of Elizabeth Ann Rose
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When Beth Ann turns eleven she finds more than chocolate cake being served. Her mom serves her daddy divorce papers, takes her three children and heads out to begin a new life. In one short summer, Beth Ann’s life completely changes, and she ends up in Novata, a small Northern California town. The very town that will change her life forever.
Bonds of Affection: What Else Are There? (A Short Story on the Human Condition)
You set the price! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Physical prowess, mighty warriors. Two men enter the boxing ring. One, the reigning Champ, and the other, the one who would dethrone him: Lightning-hands Luke. Both men have trained hard for this moment, both have earned their monikers yet there can only be one World Heavyweight Champion. A match to the death ensues.
The Prayer Rug
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Powerfully emotional, The Prayer Rug is a story of strength, faith and resilience. Reem, a wife and mother of two, is caught in Iraq after the invasion of US Forces. What began as a future full of hope slowly begins to unravel before her eyes. As the original effort to remove a tyrannical dictator degrades into civil war, it engulfs everyone and everything around her.
The Ivory House - The Days of Elijah
Series: Three Prophets, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Prophet Elijah saves the widow of Zarephath's son, Yashar, who follows Elijah to Mt. Carmel and, later, to Jezreel. There, Yashar works in Naboth's vineyard, falls in love with Naboth’s family and hopes to learn the art of making wine. Though he witnesses miracles and plans to live in Jezreel forever, Yashar is forced to change his plans after Naboth’s brutal murder at the hands of Jezebel.
Betrayed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When Christine discovers that her fiance has been cheating she sets out to discover the truth. What she doesn't realise is who he has been cheating with, and then she comes up with a plan. A short 9k story of love and betrayal