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Hogg's Collection of Misery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is a collection of short stories, ten in all. Stories about misery and woe. Some in the arctic, one in the desert. Some get stranded at a deserted Lighthouse. Nothing but misfortune lies there. Another takes place on Everest. No good comes there either...
Stingers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
James Clarke is always being picked on in school, and he particularly hates Stingers, a schoolyard game in which children throw tennis balls at each other in an attempt to cause as much pain as possible. His physical education teacher, Mr Evans, has no sympathy for the boy, believing he just needs to toughen up a bit.
Unmanned Submarine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
Το φάντασμα της ελληνικής κατάρρευσης
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,910. Language: Greek. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Τρία φαντάσματα επισκέπτονται, παραμονή πρωτοχρονιάς, τον μελλοντικό Έλληνα πρωθυπουργό Αλέξανδρο και τον ταξιδεύουν μέσα στο χωροχρόνο. Έκπληκτος ο Αλέξανδρος θα συναντήσει απρόσμενες αλήθειες που ούτε καν είχε φανταστεί. Η ματαιοδοξία και η φιλοδοξία είναι άφθονες,ο χρόνος όμως που του απομένει ελάχιστος και το διακύβευμα τεράστιο. Άραγε ο ήρωας μας θα καταφέρει να σώσει την παρτίδα;
Kings of Brighton Beach Episode #1: Part I: Gangsters with Guns
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Series: Kings of Brighton Beach, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
MAFIA RULES. The 1st installment in D. B. Shuster's thrilling Russian mafia crime series. Meet the inhabitants of Little Odessa in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach in this powerful saga of family, love, betrayal, and revenge.
The Last Skywatchers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The known world unravels as the Spanish mission sphere expands across Southern California to the Colorado River from 1769 to 1854. People of one village pit themselves against invading settler-evangelists and their escorting soldiers, and a fierce resistance movement arises. Only the secret knowledge of Skywatchers--astronomer-healers--can ensure the preservation of a people and their culture.
Monster Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Report of the Anthropological Expedition to the Planet Known as Kal-Fa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three anthropologists make first contact with a species of bizarre intelligent lifeforms. Each team member reacts in a different way to their strangeness as the story builds toward a disturbing climax and a conclusion with an unsettling twist of perspective.
Echoes and Memories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man studying the messages from the first discovered alien artifact. A newly colonized world cut off from the rest of human civilization. One of the last humans contemplates loneliness at the end of the universe. All these stories and more await in this collection of speculative fiction by Tristan Gregory.
The Caseworker's Memoirs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Autumn Orchard. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Malcolm was losing touch with the world; a retired counsellor and recently widowed, he lived each day sat at his desk, watching the world pass him by. That’s until his daughter gave him a leather-bound notebook. She encouraged him to write about times long past that he shared with his wife, but as dreams of his previous patients take hold of him, he has no choice but to share his experiences.
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
The Soul Is Complex
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An author comes to grips with his spirituality as his life changes due to his new-found celebrity status.
Taming the Shrew
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,080. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Regency Romance. The wealthy Miss Juliana Browne has a number of problems; she’s twenty-five, her hair is red, she’s on the shelf. Her only known admirer is Hervey De Vere, a freckled orange-haired fortune hunter who looks eighteen. After three years of continuous snubs, he’s still chasing her with endless offers of gallantry and proposals of marriage.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...
Generally Recognized as Safe
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Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The chronicle of Wiley Royce's struggle to keep his cool and perspective in the face of the disconcerting new waves in his life. What can he do for his beloved Brendee, who may or may not want him anymore? What should he do to beautiful, sexy Janae, who clearly wants him too much? How is he going to take down the shady cabal responsible for poisoning the entire first world?