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The Island of Lost Priests by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
This alternate history story takes place in a world where Pope John Paul (I) doesn't die a month after his accession in 1978 but instead reforms the Church and opens up the secret parts of the Vatican Library to scholars. New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch explores what might have happened if some Church secrets came to light years earlier than they have in our own reality.
In God We Trust by Angela Lilly Tressel
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
After Armageddon by Brian Dorsey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
In a world scorched and destroyed by demon hordes, the human race has one last hope: a little girl named Haley. Her fate rests in the hands of Luka, a stoner turned Watchman after the apocalypse, and a Ranger named Karli. And the demons are coming for them all, any way they can.
Dear Gods: Open Letters to the Divine by A.A. Jordan
Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Dear God, it has come to my attention that non-believers are highly advised to read your book. First, let me congratulate you on being an author. I am an author too. Which is why I think you will understand that if you want me to read your book, I damn will expect you to read mine. Respectfully, A.A. Jordan
The Do-Over by Evan Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Death is not the end--however badly Jeanette Winters wishes it was. Accompanied by Rupert, her angelic guide, Jeanette must journey through her past to correct mistakes and preserve her eternal soul. From Evan Fuller, author of Mutt & Stray, comes a scathingly scathing satirical novelette that will appeal to fans of Douglas Adams & Terry Pratchett.
Tom Garraty's Zoo by Kevin S. McMahon
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The local man of wealth buys a crumbling mansion and fills it with the mentally-unstable to see what happens when the cameras run.
Transitions by Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories · My Personal Favorites. Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
This second edition includes extensive revisions. It includes a new story. Each day we find ourselves in a state of imbalance in a world of impermanence, These new traditional Buddhist-inspired stories talk about various ways to right ourselves when there is no ground under us.
St. John's Ancients by Kevin S. McMahon
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. 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.
La verità dei vinti by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: Italian. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Lucifero e i suoi fedeli compagni vengono condannati da Dio a causa della loro superbia e malvagità e fatti precipitare negli abissi infernali; questa è la storia che tutti noi conosciamo ma potrebbe non essere quello che realmente è successo: esiste sempre il rovescio della medaglia, quella verità dei vinti che nessuno vuole ascoltare, specialmente i vincitori, ma che a volte riserva delle...
Hail Mary: A Short Story by Amanda Linehan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
The Temple by Sean Sullivan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Easier by far to smile and agree / To fabricate and nod / Than declare oneself sovereign and free / From a manufactured god / But it’s stood the test of man and time / The pinnacle of reason, rhyme / The greater height - the harder climb
The one who stood against Shiva and other stories by Siddhesh Kabe
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
What did Bhisma had to say about Krishna before the Mahabharata war? Why did Shiva get defeated by hands of a child? Do you know what the snake mother had to teach before the Gods were born? Read these and three more classic moments from Indian mythology and one special bonus story about Hanuman from Thai Ramayana in my upcoming story digest.
I Can Do Anything by Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
A Matter of Faith by F Hampton Carmine
You set the price! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Religious
Science and Religion have been at war with each other for centuries if not millenia. This short story examines this struggle through the eyes of John, a scientist. He discovers definitive proof of the evolution of life billions of years ago only to have all proof lost in a natural disaster. Or was it natural? Did God intervene? Did local people intervene? How can he rationalize his experience?
Hey, Baby by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(4.00 from 1 review)
If you meet a man dressed as Elvis in a Las Vegas casino in the middle of the night, that's not so strange. What is strange is when he tells you that he's a priest, that Elvis is Lord, and he's come from the future to find the truth of his scripture. Stranger still is when his religious rivals show up to express their disapproval...violently. Hey, Baby is a novelette of about 7600 words.
Desert Prayer by Gail F. Nalven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
A young boy is abducted by his father and brought to the headquarters of a cult, but with the help of local citizens, his own intelligence, and Cantor Shoshana Goldberg, he lives to see his Bar Mitzvah.
The Devil Horns Toss by Avnirvana Bonovika
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
A young bassist in a metal band must deal with one of the biggest misconceptions about hard rock and heavy metal by defeating the devil
Girl Corrupted (The Calnis Chronicles: Emergence #4) (The Calnis Chronicles of the Tarimain) by J R C Salter
Series: The Calnis Chronicles of the Tarimain, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: British English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
While searching for David, the Tarimain are offered help by a young girl and her mysterious mentor. The fourth Chronicle in the Tarimain series.
The Rabbi, the Vampire, and the Mitzvot by Jamie McNabb
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
The Boy Who Would Be Jesus by David C. Green
You set the price! Words: 5,210. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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.