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User Pays
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(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.
The Anvil of the Craftsman
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Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,720. 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 2014
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Series: Chronicle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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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.
The Raft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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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.
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.
Dismantle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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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
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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.
Killer Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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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.
z2
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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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.
Disclosure - Is This the First ET Interview?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Millions of people around the planet are eagerly anticipating Disclosure, when the Extraterrestrials who have been in our skies reveal themselves. While that day still lies off in the future, a spontaneous visit by an ET to a regional daytime radio talk show was recently aired. Is this the first interview with an ET ever to hit the airwaves and Internet? You decide. Satire - Humor - Short Fiction
A Walk In The Sun
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Price: Free! 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?
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Dag
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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The story of a Department of Agriculture investigator entangled in a web of conspiracy and genetic engineering, who finds herself a part of clandestine experiments.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
The Cordwainer
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Price: Free! Words: 97,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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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.
Uncontrollable
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
Stasis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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In this short story, Kurt Williams has spent the last twenty years as a Libertarian refugee from a collapsing society. On his return to civilization, what he finds is nothing short of devastating. In an America where big government has run amok and nearly everything is outlawed, will his defiance and courage be enough to restore sanity?
The Fourth Lectern
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Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? They weren’t, of course. Not in our world. But in a world very similar to our own, where the tiniest of changes happened, they were. And things turned out rather differently … Read "The Fourth Lectern" to see just how different it would have been. Note: This book is a novella – a short novel (unlike its sequel, which is full-sized)
Palmetto Rising
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,940. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the near future, South Carolina rises again in defiance of a government that has encroached too far upon the rights of its citizens.
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!