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The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
War in a Golf Cart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
Stare Decisis (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A mutated kitten, magical dust, and a machete: What better way to explain how same-sex marriage has been beating common sense in the courtroom. Includes bonus story: "The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger (and gets something completely different)" Short satire. (~2100 words)
2345: Uma Carta do Futuro
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O que pode um homem do futuro, possivelmente dizer à humanidade vai evitar seu sofrimento e extinção?
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.
The Fourth Lectern
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Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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)
Chronicle 2022
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Series: Chronicle, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A whole new journey begins, but for millions, the journey ends. In this ninth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker gets a closer involvement with the British space program. 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.
You Never Had a Brother (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man's memories must deal with his brother's rejection of reality. Short story. (~2900 words)
The Mascot (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
His first day at a new school, Winston discovers there's something very wrong with his classmates when they attack him for refusing to pretend their mascot is something it is not. A short satire. (~3700 words)
Safe and Secure in Atropia
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You set the price! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
Q: BROKEN
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 8 · The Furai Compilation, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A few years from now, in three, fateful minutes, EVERY population center will be LEVELED by Alien invaders. Billions perish; survivors, rounded up and enslaved. The story of a soldier, a FURAI, who escapes bondage, infiltrates the enemy, and waits, patiently, for the day, when man will free himself from Alien bondage- The day man's enslavers will be defeated, their grip: BROKEN.
Children of the Sand
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
A fan asked me to write something about the children of Gaza. I imagined what I would do for them if I had giant hands. What would you do?
Q: LEVERAGE
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 7 · The Furai Compilation, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
“With the right leverage, I shall move the world.” Something new entered the PRISON today. A man, unlike any I've met before. A man who knows my thoughts, what I love, what I cherish, what I need, what I fear- "The softest point, in any security: the men in charge of its administration. Men are clay; mold them to your will-" TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS!
The Write-In
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who told Rev. Joshua Evans he could sidestep the political machines and run for the Texas House as a write-in candidate? Monday through Friday, Joshua Evans drives a garbage truck for the city of Houston. On Sunday, he ministers to a small church. Why defy the professional politicians? Because it needed to be done to save his community.
Q: DESCEND
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 4 · The Furai Compilation, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A planet's discovered, unlike any other in the universe. A dark, black, desolate, uninviting planet made of pure carbon: 10 times the size of earth, yet gravity is similar; far away from any star, yet there's life, abundant life. The planet itself seems to be crying out, to all would-be explorers: "You're not welcome here!"
The Revolution Will Have Endless Breadsticks
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(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.
Sweetness in the Dark: A Story of Love and Survival
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The world is headed toward financial collapse when a powerful solar flare crushes the Earth’s electrical grid. Paul Kendall is now in a race against time as he fights to save his family’s lives from the chaos that ensues.
Generally Recognized as Safe
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Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The chronicle of Wiley Royce's struggle to keep his cool and perspective in the face of the disconcerting new waves in his life. What can he do for his beloved Brendee, who may or may not want him anymore? What should he do to beautiful, sexy Janae, who clearly wants him too much? How is he going to take down the shady cabal responsible for poisoning the entire first world?
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
The Equality Remedy (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Mother Nature is taken to court for being heterosexist. But will we be pleased with the imposed remedy?