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User Pays
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 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.
Chronicle 2014
Series: Chronicle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A diary from the future? Or a dead man’s work of fiction? In this first year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a mysterious recording device, the beginnings of an expansive story are told. 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.
z2
Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,670. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 Raft
Price: Free! Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
The Anvil of the Craftsman
Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,120. 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.
No Teacher Left Standing
Price: Free! Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are public sector workers, including teachers, overpaid? Do they have “cushy” jobs? "No Teacher Left Standing" is a novel energized by current educational debates. While the characters are entirely fictional, the events are based on true stories. Suspense in an unusual setting, an elementary school. Think you know about teaching? Think again.
The Armor Heist
Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, wars for market dominance are fought with freelance mercenaries in city streets. A smuggler, a sniper, and a shape-shifting thief hire on to steal a box and concoct a risky plan to hit the armored car carrying it – with another armored car.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
What you’re about to read will horrify you. I want it to horrify you. It horrifies me. I wrote it because I feel it’s important to point out where we’re headed—the terminus we’ll reach should certain trends continue. The Afterword is not fiction. It’s as least as horrifying as the story. I mean it sincerely. Please read it.
The Socialist
Price: Free! Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Essay » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the near future, America's public schools have been privatized and are now run by large corporations. The return of laissez-faire capitalism has created a world of cutthroat competition and cost-cutting, allowing for tremendous profits. But when the head principal of a corporate-run high school finds himself betrayed by the very titans of industry he once served, he decides to fight back.
A Walk In The Sun
Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
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.
Dismantle
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
A week is a long time in politics. In diary format, one political candidate chronicles his drastic change of fortune as he goes from the potential Prime Minister to a pariah within his own party.
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.
Killer Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twelve years after a once in a hundred year super storm, Hurricane Tammy suddenly changed direction and headed towards New York, on election day.Whilst a combination of freak conditions exaggerated the impact of the storm, its impact would change the direction of American society as its citizens finally got the message from Mother Nature.
American Insurgent
Price: Free! Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanley has a problem: growing up in the age of terrorism in America. After 9/11 his society is fractured and teenagers like Stanley struggle to find where they belong and what they believe in this satirical look at what could have happened after that fateful day. Over-the-top PETA demonstrations and English 101 homework are the least of Stanley's problems in this political thriller.
The Cordwainer
Price: Free! Words: 97,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What could be wrong with making a few bucks? Plenty, three friends soon learn, trapped in the company town of Boot Hill. If they can somehow get a trainload of boots over the mountains to the Big City, they could be rich - richer than they ever dreamed.
Unlearning
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
Step into the classroom of a dystopian future where students learn to unlearn the moral sentiments they have been taught since birth. The process of unlearning has become vital to the mechanisms of control in a society plagued with constant social upheaval and where the threat of terrorism is ever present...
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!
The Revolution Will Have Endless Breadsticks
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by a conversation that occurred after driving past an Olive Garden that was, as always, overflowing onto the sidewalk with Baby-Boomer aged people.
Ameristocracy
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
When a conspiracy theorist cop stumbles upon the secret society responsible for the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy, he becomes convinced that they now have the newly elected President squarely in their cross-hairs.