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The Kill Room
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
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Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(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
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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?
Altered States
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A year after Lydia's trip to The Moon, the piano wire is ready to snap. Her political status is a balance beam over a bed of spikes. Her rising popularity in the Canadian Corporate Conglomerate is a powder keg with a lit fuse. When Lydia is forced to decide between the stability of nations and the love of her life...Wait, what? What kind of choice is that?
Drinking Songs From Earth
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
January 4126 - Lowtown girl, Lydia Stamos, sings for her bar tab and eats out of a soup kitchen, but after years in Vancouver's social welfare system, she's earned a one-way trip to Exodus-Class Star Station Anatali. Boyfriends, girlfriends, drugs, and robots, there's a lot of baggage she can't seem to leave behind. The singing, she can handle. Here's hoping for no more surprises.
Granite Republic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A story told through news clippings, video transcripts, leaked documents, and gripping first hand accounts, Granite Republic details the explosive stand of one small state against a tyrannical national government.
Finding Jupiter
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Series: Chasing Jupiter. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Brown Wall Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Finding Jupiter is about the dichotomy between an everyday person just trying to make it through a societal collapse and the governmental elite who wish to never let a crisis go to waste. This is a story of conspiracy, politics, bad choices, love, and hope.
Running for the Guv
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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!
Ghost Flight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was just like any other flight, on any other day - except it vanished into thin air, and all the 21st centuries technologies could not find it for many days. A short piece of 'live fiction' that speculates on where the Ghost Flight might be.
Chronicle 2021
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Series: Chronicle, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this eighth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an avoidable disaster sets Andrew Woodmaker at odds with those around him. In 2021, scenes of destruction from the other side of the world destroy the soul of a nation, but theirs isn’t the only country to face disaster.
Prisoner of Afrika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A disheartening tale of Dike, a young promising African child, who grows into maturity only to find life as not the fairy tale he expects it to be. In a fictional society, synchronous to modern systematic Nigeria,
Το φάντασμα της ελληνικής κατάρρευσης
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,910. Language: Greek. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Τρία φαντάσματα επισκέπτονται, παραμονή πρωτοχρονιάς, τον μελλοντικό Έλληνα πρωθυπουργό Αλέξανδρο και τον ταξιδεύουν μέσα στο χωροχρόνο. Έκπληκτος ο Αλέξανδρος θα συναντήσει απρόσμενες αλήθειες που ούτε καν είχε φανταστεί. Η ματαιοδοξία και η φιλοδοξία είναι άφθονες,ο χρόνος όμως που του απομένει ελάχιστος και το διακύβευμα τεράστιο. Άραγε ο ήρωας μας θα καταφέρει να σώσει την παρτίδα;
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Bluebird Flown (The Serena Wilcox Dystopian Trilogy Book Three)
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Series: The Serena Wilcox Dystopian Trilogy, Book 3 · The Serena Wilcox Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bluebird Flown goes even deeper into the madness of futuristic America; corrupt, heavy with conspiracies-- chillingly close to tomorrow's headlines. President Ann Kinji trusts no one, except for government outsider, former private detective mother-of-three Serena Wilcox and her motley crew. As the United States continues to spiral out of control will anyone remain standing?
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
(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!
Stasis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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 Race: A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A disgraced former governor of Wisconsin runs for office and a shot at redemption - unless his scorned wife decides to sink his candidacy. Written by a former Capitol Hill staffer, The Race: A Novella provides a humorous and insightful look at the effects of political campaigns on candidates and the people around them.
বিতংস (The Trap)
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Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: Bengali. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
'বিতংস' দেয়ার বেড়ে উঠার গল্প। একটি স্বাধীন দেশের প্রেক্ষাপটে। তাই এই গল্পে রাজনীতি এসেছে, দেশের সমাজ ব্যবস্থার কথা এসেছে। সবকিছুই ভাঙ্গাগড়ার মধ্যে দিয়ে এগিয়ে চলছে। দেয়া মফস্বলের মেয়ে। মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দেখেছে খুব কাছ থেকে। আসলে সে দেখেছে মানুষ। শিখেছে কিভাবে মানিয়ে নিতে হয় বিভিন্ন রকম মানুষের সাথে। দেয়ার অভিজ্ঞতাই এই উপন্যাসের পটভূমি।
Il Furbo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Le storie più belle sono quelle che s’inventano i furbi, quelli bravi. Straordinarie, mutevoli, sempre verdi. Sono talmente belle che se avessero scelto la penna invece che la lingua, saremmo pieni di Shakespeare proprio qui, in terra di Sicilia. Artisti. Anzi, grandi artisti, tutti quanti.