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The Beam: Episode 1
By Johnny B. Truant
Price: Free! Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2097, the North American Union is walled off from the Wild East, humans are enhanced by AI and nanobots, and the omniscient network of The Beam connects everyone. The country is ruled by two parties: Enterprise and Directorate... and every six years during Shift, citizens decide their party, and determine who they are and will be allowed to be.
Take Two and Call Me in the Morning
By Patrice Stanton
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...
A B C
By Steven Conners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 148,520. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012 by ePublishPartners.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Early in his life, Billy Johnstone decided that he would personally correct mankind’s problems; to break the curse of social ills, poverty, religion and politics. He grows to be a self-made billionaire and reasons that if he can become the President of United States -using the great power of that office- his altruistic plans can be realized. He creates the Third Party . . .
Running for the Guv
By Silas Flint
Price: Free! Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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!
"Three" if by Fire
By Patrice Stanton
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.
User Pays
By Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
Confession is Good for the Soul
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A loyal subject does not bite the hand that feeds her...without understanding the terrible price that will most certainly be extracted. But a high-ranking, middle-aged Admin of the ruling regime in Washington has had a pang of conscience. She decides to finally reveal the truth behind the elite pogrom, begun generations earlier, which essentially killed Liberty and Justice for the American male.
A Social Carol
By Gregory Coffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
[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.
Dark Aims
By Johnny Delca
Price: Free! Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this plot driven fast-paced thriller, Johnny Delca submerges the reader to an intriguing world of conspiracies in the future. A conspiracy is taking place just south of the border. An obscure group of international powers aims to revive a long-thought abandoned nuclear program by taking undue advantage of a failing regime. Only a lawyer, an ex-soldier and a mysterious woman stand in the way.
The Anvil of the Craftsman
By Dale Amidei
Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(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.
Melpomene's Hand
By Candace Hennekens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
No matter that there were good reasons for Peter becoming unhinged; Billie had to have a plan. No matter that the only place she could think to hide was a forgotten bunker near an abandoned house she once came upon in the woods. Billie felt as if she was playing a part in a play, a very tragic one by the Greek goddess of tragedy Melpomene. A cat and mouse game between Peter and Billie unwinds.
Time Before the Wolf
By R.R. Turock
Price: Free! Words: 25,220. 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 2019
By Andrew Woodmaker
Series: Chronicle, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this sixth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an investigation into an international secret will have unexpected consequences. In 2019, the election is on in the UK, but can the government reap the rewards of their recent military victory? Andrew Woodmaker finds his life heading in the right direction once more...
A Sick System
By Martin McCorkle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by TouchPoint Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A disturbingly realistic depiction of the events of a single day and how much havoc and evil the impending ACA may impart upon unwitting Americans.
The Interrogator
By David Morrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In this tense, timely thriller, an interrogator finds himself in a remote bunker and an even more remote region of the human soul as he confronts the most hardened enemy he has ever faced and the most difficult choice he has ever been forced to make. “The Interrogator” asks the question: Are there moral limits to the way information should be obtained to defend one’s country?
Operation Reichstag
By M. L. Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When family man Joe Renfro's brother is murdered, he finds himself sucked into a deadly world of deception. As Joe takes up his slain brother's mantle to prove that President Louise Campbell is ineligible to occupy the highest office in the land, the country is rocked by a chain of terrorist attacks stretching from New York to California.
Comrade Stalin Attends a Wedding
By Jamie McNabb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(SHORT STORY): When it comes to weddings among the fraternal comrades in America, even in this relaxed day and age, the happy couple must take great care with the guest list. Sadly, this is not always the case. Overcome with enthusiasm and a sincere desire to share their happiness, Comrades Ludmilla Alexandrova and Oliver Dinkle, of Portland, Oregon, invite Comrade Stalin to their wedding.
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By Sherrie Cronin
Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Unconquered Son
By AJ Cooper
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.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
By Brad OH
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘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.