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Eternal Quest (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On its surface, this speculative fiction short story (7,800 words) deals with one man's obsessive quest for knowledge and the devastating price he must pay for the knowledge he ultimately acquires. Beneath the surface, this story is about deep friendships complicated by unrequited love, split loyalties, the interplay of id, ego and superego, and existentialist lessons learned too late in life.
Depths of Terror
Series: The Freedom Villagers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Paul, thought he was going on a gold dredging expedition and a rafting adventure on the Klamath River but found himself in the middle of a conspiracy by a certain political faction to take control of America. Marine training and camaraderie thwarted their plans. Depths of Terror is not to be taken as finger pointing but simply what hopefully will never happen.
Pitcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 202,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Robbie Parker had a life that most young boys only dream about. He had the best parents in the world and he learned about love at a young age. His father was a Marine as was his father before him. Robbie was destined to follow in their footsteps.
Heritage of Deceit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
While surfing the Internet at work, Lloyd believes he's found a relic from an old genocide. If he's right, the artefact would be worth a ton of money, and it will give lots of people closure when they find out what really happened to their families.
The Fatness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A satire about concentration camps for fat people and bureaucracy gone mad. It's a love story.
Disease
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When journalist Hunter MacIntyre is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, he realizes that his life is about to change, not to mention that he’s been handed a certain death sentence. Disease is a story of Alzheimer’s, seen through the eyes of one affected family.
A Social Carol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
[On Sale] As in 'A Christmas Carol' with Scrooge's transformation, Evan Sanders is to be visited by three spirits to alter his collectivist worldview. Evan wants the people to control businesses and the State to control both for the Greater Good. However, when the spirits show him the worlds he wants and he begins to get what he wanted, Evan finds out that it wasn't what he wanted after all.
Remember the Yellow Rose
Series: Three Cross Faith. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Rosie McCord has one goal--to save the United States from the terrorists chasing her across the country. She stops at a library in Texas, hoping for a break. When the bad men find her, it's up to someone else in that library--Andy Ross, of Three Cross Faith--to save Rosie in more than one way.
The Six-Fifty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Two friends meet regularly in a pub they used to frequent as pupils of a local boarding school. Here the conversation usually centres around old anecdotes which they endlessly repeat and amuse themselves over. Some of these involve the misfortune of others. Sometimes this could even be described as cruelty. On one such visit, their conversation is overheard and an unknown man confronts them.
The Bitcoin Blockchain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mashups
Written by an industry expert, these are short fictional stories based on real people and situations that illustrate both the positive and negative impact of Bitcoin cryptocurrency.