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What Is War?
Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What Is War? uses an innovative combination of story and discussion to expands our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent in the act of war, on both the personal and national level. Based on G. Lowell Tollefson’s experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then, this book has implications for America’s current and future conflicts.
Shafted Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Infinitas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
Running for the Guv
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney fresh out of law school, desperately trying to get new clients. In a mad gamble to obtain some publicity he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. But when a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is appalled at the prospect he just might win--since he hates politics with a passion!
Back To The Bronze Age
Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The year is 2048 and Liristan has declared war on the Allied powers. Racing to uncover a deep-rooted political conspiracy before it's too late, nineteen year old, rookie M.P. Jonathan Tremblay and Legislative Assistant Alexandra Sinclair must navigate the dangerous game of politics to stay ahead - and stay alive.
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: Free! Words: 131,970. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill quickly. To protect his daughter he must stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock backwards to an era of white supremacy. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient mystery. Both are possible, but only if Alex can learn to control his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
The Terror{blist}
Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The Terror{blist} is an ironic and dark humoured short story that examines the masculinization of idealism and the probable effect of the contrary.
The Travel Agent (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What happens when citizens are trapped over seas in a nation turned hostile? Why the change? How did they get there and how do they get out?
"Three" if by Fire
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Writing about container-gardening was bad enough, but now Yoshi Pratt, 26, has to endure Inauguration Day (in the sure-to-be-swarming City on the Potomac) with an obnoxious female boss who’s the embodiment of something his grandfather always calls “The Peter Principle.” Yeah, he'd dreamed of political-journalism, but dirt, weeds, and unwelcome planter-pests wasn't sounding all that bad today.
Take Two and Call Me in the Morning
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Hereford Bolton was just happy to finally get a job. I mean, he had a bunch of school loans to pay, not to mention a basement to escape. (Probably never heard that one before!)The realities of not holding out for a better employment deal have been sinking in with a vengeance lately. Something's gotta give...
Time Before the Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Piper, the daughter of the exiled prince, returns home to be faced with the political strife that sits solely on her inexperienced shoulders. If she is to choose the right heir, she must face her every friend and foe before her time is up, unsure of who is for her and who isn't.
American Liberation Front
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nick and Shane Wenzel always had a sibling rivalry when they were young. The brothers find themselves on opposite sides of a much deadlier conflict after their fascist uncle seizes control of the American government.
Yankee Determinism
Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"To Whom It May Concern…You will be escorted off these premises between midnight and dawn on the…" Naturally they weren’t giving him long to decide or prepare; they never got push-back. But, then, he wasn’t like everyone else. Even so, he still had to consider the three teens he was grandfather, and now, father to. He'd gotten his fill of war long ago, apparently the sheriff hadn't. So be it.
American Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
The Elsphere Notes: From Holidays to Olympics to Everyday - Els Besieged and Pushing Back!!!
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Carriers of elevated human spirit, the Elsprights - Els for short - are besieged everywhere. The Holiday spirit was quickly smothered, the Olympic spirit attacked, and everyday works for the greater good are targeted everywhere. Always intrepid, natural connectors, there is now an upsurge in their messages to each other - ethereal rays of life, weaving together the big Pushback!
Chronicle 2017
Series: Chronicle, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this fourth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker begins a journey of recovery. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
The Anvil of the Craftsman
Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A doctoral candidate in Theological Studies accepts recruitment by a friend in the US State Department for an initiative to the most troublesome province in 2006 Iraq.
Chronicle 2016
Series: Chronicle, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this third year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, world politics will take centre stage. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
Chronicle 2015
Series: Chronicle, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this second year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker's life takes an unexpected turn. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
Chronicle 2018
Series: Chronicle, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this fifth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, a desperate gambit is played by a failing nation. In 2018, the source of the Mecca bomb is identified, but do the investigators have an ulterior motive?
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.