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A Walk In The Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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When a routine fire inspection halts Polly’s plans to build a dream house in Marin County, California, she takes on the machine of County government to get things changed. How far will she go and what consequences will the system extract from her in the process?
The Kill Room
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Bernard Jarvis is waiting to die. He and hundreds of others are standing in line as the government conducts a routine purge of its least valuable citizens. While awaiting his execution, Bernard meets an old friend with some radical ideas. He begins to think that maybe the state shouldn't have the right to determine when he dies.
Shafted Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
Unconquered Son
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Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Empire threatens to collapse. As enemies multiply, a young man from the Empire's hinterlands grudgingly heads to Imperial City and finds himself at the center of the fight to save the country he loves. What follows is a tale of desert queens and legionaries, of mad girls with great gifts and scheming highborn ladies, of gods both human and divine, that will transform the world forever.
Back To The Bronze Age
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Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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.
The Travel Agent (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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?
American Liberation Front
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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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.
American Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Yankee Determinism
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: 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.
"Three" if by Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: 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...
Emily
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Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Before she met Nicholas, Emily believed the vampires had her best interests in mind. Now she stands by his side in the fight for what's right, while waging her own campaign in the fight for his heart. Emily follows Nicholas from the woods of Vermont to the White House and home again, putting her life and her blood on the line for a cause almost as important to her as the love she feels for him.
The Anvil of the Craftsman
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Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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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 2017
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Series: Chronicle, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Time Before the Wolf
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Price: Free! Words: 25,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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.
Chronicle 2018
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Series: Chronicle, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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?
Chronicle 2016
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Series: Chronicle, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
The Elsphere Notes: From Holidays to Olympics to Everyday - Els Besieged and Pushing Back!!!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
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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 2015
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Series: Chronicle, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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.
The Honey War
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Lydia is at it again, this time responding to the threat of interplanetary war and the collapse of humanity's federal government. With 28 million souls on Lydia's boat, and 30 billion lives on the line, this is it, the finale, if she can survive newborn Artificial Sentience, interstellar space, globalized exo-life, and time travel (!?). Aren't honeymoons supposed to be fun?