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The Fourth Lectern
Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(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
Series: Chronicle, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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)
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A man's memories must deal with his brother's rejection of reality. Short story. (~2900 words)
The Mascot (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
You set the price! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 8 · The Furai Compilation, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 7 · The Furai Compilation, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
“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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: 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
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 4 · The Furai Compilation, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
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.
Sweetness in the Dark: A Story of Love and Survival
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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
Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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)
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Mother Nature is taken to court for being heterosexist. But will we be pleased with the imposed remedy?
The Unneeded Panic Room (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After he is outed as a Proposition 8 donor, Michael and his young family are stalked by a vengeful activist. (Short Story: ~14,900 words.)
Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set during the 2008 presidential campaign in New Mexico, Bones in the Wash is one-part political thriller, one part family soap, and one part murder mystery. Ambitious Albuquerque Mayor Tomas Zamara, charged with delivering the state’s five electoral votes for John McCain, grapples with a fierce opponent, a volatile new woman, and a demanding family. Oh, and he’s a suspect in his wife’s murder.
The Kill Room
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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.
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?
The Honey War
Series: Maple Leaves, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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?