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Dream Student (Dreams, book 1)
By J.J. DiBenedetto
Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,160. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What would you do if you could see other people’s dreams? If you could watch their hidden fantasies and uncover their deepest, darkest secrets…without them ever knowing? Sara Barnes is about to find out...
The Figures
By Nigel Hems
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Haunting, perplexing Figures trouble an unnamed man, pulling at him with their eerie, magnetic presence. The exact nature and purpose of the Figures is unclear, but they have an insatiable desire to possess the man and direct him towards ever more secluded regions, until an agreement is made to borrow him ... but to what ends and where and to whom will it lead?
Periphery
By Alexx Bollen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Periphery is a work of occult fiction, of magical realism. It operates on multiple levels of storytelling and world building, asking the reader to choose how they will perceive the narrative.
River of Possibilities
By Marti Lawrence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Elizabeth Cunningham watched her parents applaud and smile as she graduated college. Two months later she watched their caskets being lowered into the ground. Her father recently updated his Will, adding a codicil saying she should “find the truth”. Suspicious of their fatal car crash, she investigates and discovers mysteries, lies and her father’s top-secret connections to the paranormal.
I Smell Smoke
By Mark Douglas Stafford
Series: On the Faith of Trees, Vol.1. Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A BOTANICAL FABLE ABOUT THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH. Reed’s brothers are always arguing. One aspires to a life of faith, the other to a life of reason built on the bedrock of scientific truth. She tries to strike a balance but isn't at all sure. Then there’s the mysterious stranger who knows something that could change everything. Reed’s time is almost up. What will she do?
The Artist
By Mark Douglas Stafford
Series: On the Faith of Trees, Vol.2. Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A BOTANICAL FABLE ABOUT FAITH AND VISION. Little Apple had a dream his pragmatic brother couldn't understand. As German bombs rained down on London and shook the Earth to its mantle, he would dare to bring something new and wonderful into the world, even though it might cost him everything.
The Book Reader
By D. L. Mackenzie
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An elderly collector of second-hand books wrestles with his unusual ability to "read" the lives of his books' previous owners... and with one unique book he can't seem to read.
The Pardon
By J. P. Kurzitza
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
Dream Reunion (Dreams, Book 6)
By J.J. DiBenedetto
Series: Dream Series, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"I wish someone - my mother, my husband, anybody - would really let me have it, instead of telling me everything's not my fault when it obviously is..." Sara's seen the cost of interfering in other people's dreams firsthand; it's measured in ruined lives and cemetery plots. When her supernatural dreams start up again, Sara is faced with problem after problem...
Fallen Angel - Prequel To Ominous Love
By Patricia Puddle
Price: Free! Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Devlin arrives late for the birth of a ward, he can’t believe his best friend has taken over his position as her guardian angel. Nathaniel refuses to hand her back, claiming Devlin's new obsession with fallen angels and sexy women are affecting his judgment and putting the child's life at risk. Accusing Nathaniel of betrayal, Devlin threatens to guard Eloise, with or without his approval.
Gematria²
By Ernesto San Giacomo
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
She
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: Free! Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
**Shortlisted for the 2012 The Word Guild Awards, Novel-Futuristic Category** -- An entity from nothing space and time violently invades a young Toronto songwriter. He consumes her. He changes her into his image. She battles back to resist him, to expel him, to regain herself. And in doing so discovers where evil really resides.
Echo
By Raechel Bailey Kolb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
The desert in the Superstition Wilderness of Arizona provides the perfect backdrop for this haunting adventure of loss, love and discovery. Clara White Bird's spirit isn't ready to leave the mortal world. But when she meddles in the phyiscal world, all hell breaks loose. It isn't like everyone thinks, dying; it's not the end.
Systems
By Saleena Karim
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a future world that has largely overcome the problems of the 20th century, a woman discovers she has ties to a British psychopath and a Brooklyn-born hacker, neither of whom she has ever met. The three are actually the surviving subjects of an artificial reincarnation experiment, and the victims of a conspiracy with ancient origins.
The Fantastical God-Machine
By Izzy Winchester
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
January, in a city rotted out by the Depression, like a great grey circus filled with desperate men and half-mad animals. One particular desperate man, in the company of a friend who aspires for more than survival. Faith like a battery, and the incredible engine it runs...
Three Names of the Hidden God
By Vera Nazarian
Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
What occult mysteries tie together a magical disappearing lake, a courageous young birdcatcher, a hidden god, and the savage politics of an ancient kingdom? Discover the wonders and wisdom of the Compass Rose in this new fantasy short story by two-time Nebula Award nominated author Vera Nazarian, set in the same mythic universe as her critically acclaimed novel DREAMS OF THE COMPASS ROSE.
Man of the Misty Trail
By Jon Derksen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this magical real tale reminiscent of short works by Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a young man finds himself trapped by his existence in the cloud forests of the eastern Andes. Through a series of bizarre encounters with animals of the mist, he comes to realize a dreadful truth, and he is faced with the most important decision of his life.
Greywalker
By Patrick Heffernan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
By day, Amos Garr is a regular guy, a hotshot truck driver running freight hither and yon. But by night, he is a warrior for the Light, a Greywalker fighting for the side of Light and good, and an assassin in Michael’s army.
Het laatste schip
By Chris Hantzen
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: Dutch. Published: April 23, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een bedevaartsganger nadert het einde van haar reis. En haar wereld nadert het einde van zijn bestaan.
The Night of the Mothers
By D Reeder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara and her daughter Rowena are travelling home after Christmas following the night of a terrible storm. However, though they travel side by side their experiences are quite unique; later, Barbara finds her abilities as a mother tested to a point almost beyond endurance. Just what does it take in this day and age of ours to be a 'Great Mother'?