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The Terror{blist}
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Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Terror{blist} is an ironic and dark humoured short story that examines the masculinization of idealism and the probable effect of the contrary.
Purple Ferry
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by WingSpan Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Purple Ferry begins with an actual prediction of the Occupy Wall Street Movement a year in advance. Prescient! Four characters live on a remodeled ferryboat on Persimmon Point Dock with stories of first love, academic triumph, forgiveness, facing down ancient demons, a perfect game, and creative larceny.
The Beam: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2097, the North American Union is walled off from the Wild East, humans are enhanced by AI and nanobots, and the omniscient network of The Beam connects everyone. The country is ruled by two parties: Enterprise and Directorate... and every six years during Shift, citizens decide their party, and determine who they are and will be allowed to be.
The General's President
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,550. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The worldwide Crash of 1994 made 1929 look mild, a market adjustment. Meanwhile the Middle East and South Africa are coming apart, and the Soviet Union is hovering in scavenging mode. While in the Land of the Free there is smoke in the streets. And martial law. Then President Kevin J. Donnelly has his own, mental breakdown...
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
Fire In The Sky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A surface to air "stinger-type" missile is purchased at a gun show. It is fired, "just for fun" from his dad's boat by a stupid guy showing off to his girl. It turns, and brings down a 747, in a TWA800 like crash. Terrorists take responsibility for it, and a plot unravels, with, at its center, the President of the United States. A book with innocence, blackmail, murder, suspense and intrigue.
The Raft
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Price: Free! 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.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
Chronicle 2017
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Series: Chronicle, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this fourth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker begins a journey of recovery. 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. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
Operation Reichstag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When family man Joe Renfro's brother is murdered, he finds himself sucked into a deadly world of deception. As Joe takes up his slain brother's mantle to prove that President Louise Campbell is ineligible to occupy the highest office in the land, the country is rocked by a chain of terrorist attacks stretching from New York to California.
Political Slant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Seventeen-year-old Ben English is only concerned with his podcast, his ratings, and celebrity interviews. But after he crashes the White House Correspondents' Dinner, he finds himself trying to solve a political labyrinth of lies, deception, and mystery in the days leading up to World War III. This is the first in an unfolding series.
The Angry Oxygen Breathing American
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The Angry Oxygen Breathing American He lets you know where he stands on issues! Right or wrong!
Confession is Good for the Soul
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Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A loyal subject does not bite the hand that feeds her...without understanding the terrible price that will most certainly be extracted. But a high-ranking, middle-aged Admin of the ruling regime in Washington has had a pang of conscience. She decides to finally reveal the truth behind the elite pogrom, begun generations earlier, which essentially killed Liberty and Justice for the American male.
Memories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
"It is the shop of memories. Its stores are what moments we collect through our lives, those which gather dust or glory on the shelves of our mind. Some are forgotten, some boxed away; some touted as the very best of our life. Every article has meaning, every clipping, sensation. The store changes for each person. What will you see on its shelves? What will you find in its intimate interior?"
Yankee Determinism
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"To Whom It May Concern…You will be escorted off these premises between midnight and dawn on the…" Naturally they weren’t giving him long to decide or prepare; they never got push-back. But, then, he wasn’t like everyone else. Even so, he still had to consider the three teens he was grandfather, and now, father to. He'd gotten his fill of war long ago, apparently the sheriff hadn't. So be it.
"Three" if by Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Writing about container-gardening was bad enough, but now Yoshi Pratt, 26, has to endure Inauguration Day (in the sure-to-be-swarming City on the Potomac) with an obnoxious female boss who’s the embodiment of something his grandfather always calls “The Peter Principle.” Yeah, he'd dreamed of political-journalism, but dirt, weeds, and unwelcome planter-pests wasn't sounding all that bad today.
Take Two and Call Me in the Morning
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Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Hereford Bolton was just happy to finally get a job. I mean, he had a bunch of school loans to pay, not to mention a basement to escape. (Probably never heard that one before!)The realities of not holding out for a better employment deal have been sinking in with a vengeance lately. Something's gotta give...
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
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.
Chronicle 2016
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Series: Chronicle, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this third year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, world politics will take centre stage. 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. But it could be that this is how it would have been.
American Value
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A war vet defends his wife when his home is threatened.