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Chronicle 2023
Series: Chronicle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A humourous suggestion, leads to a gruesome discovery. In this tenth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker investigates the patterns of a serial killer. 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.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...
I Pledge Allegiance
Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A short story, about 6100 words. Keshawn Bolling lives in a future of total government control. His religion, his education, even the length of his hair are dictated to him, Worse, his own father is one of the enforcers. He wants out; rumor says there is freedom to be had in the orbital habitats. But getting there won't be easy, and freedom is a slippery thing to define...
My Black Jesus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The war for America’s soul is over. The right-wing has triumphed, their system unchallenged until a black man arrives saying he’s Jesus Christ come down to establish his kingdom. Right-wing America, this Jesus says, is the prophesied world of the Antichrist, and is Jesus who he says he is or is he just another whack-job messiah? Welcome to the Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial Prison Camp.
The Journey - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mourning the death of his father and tormented by the politics of the land, Shami realizes that he will do what needs to be done: for the sake of his future and that of his family's. Driven into poverty and an uncertain future in his childhood, he daringly enters a world of political activism. He could face the wrath of the state security police. The enemy is powerful and serve their own justice.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: 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)
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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. Also available within the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories.")
2345: Uma Carta do Futuro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
O que pode um homem do futuro, possivelmente dizer à humanidade vai evitar seu sofrimento e extinção?
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
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
Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » 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: 3,330. 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. Also available within the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories.")
Seduction (Book #1 - Love at the Beach)
Series: Love at the Beach, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Romantic Times Book Reviews says of Seduction . . . “Laura Taylor tugs at our heartstrings as a lovely translator, once betrayed under the worst possible circumstances, is seduced into love by a brilliant government consultant. A writer of powerful precision and tender perception, Ms. Taylor brings alive a veritable rainbow of emotions in an impressive piece of writing.”
The Mascot (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. 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. Also available within the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories.")
Safe and Secure in Atropia
You set the price! Words: 4,960. 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.
The Write-In
Price: Free! 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.
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
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.