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American Value
By Doug Robbins
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.
The Death of the Dollar
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a fiction story about a possible future of the United States. Overspending and over-borrowing put the U.S. in great debt to China. In 2030, China called the loan, to be paid back in gold. China knew there wasn't enough gold in the world to cover the $40 trillion debt that had piled up over the years. China gave the U.S. "an offer it couldn't refuse."
Presidential Approval
By Aaron Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Davis is a devoted upper middle class husband living his version of the American dream. All he wants is to enjoy the State of the Union address but is subjected to television stereotypes and blatant political messages.
Comrade Stalin Attends a Wedding
By Jamie McNabb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(SHORT STORY): When it comes to weddings among the fraternal comrades in America, even in this relaxed day and age, the happy couple must take great care with the guest list. Sadly, this is not always the case. Overcome with enthusiasm and a sincere desire to share their happiness, Comrades Ludmilla Alexandrova and Oliver Dinkle, of Portland, Oregon, invite Comrade Stalin to their wedding.
Supercitizens
By Alfonso Borello
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Some individuals with dubious pasts have been recruited to be become super-citizens.
What The Doves Said: The Director (Book Four)
By Mojdeh Marashi
Price: Free! Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
An Iranian film directed by a familiar name reminds the author of one of her parents’ close friends, the director’s family, and how everybody’s lives, including hers, changed after the revolution.
Foeman Worthy of his Steel
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his 1858 candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. This novel excerpt puts readers into the crowds during his first debate with Stephen Douglas and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning. This campaign catapulted Lincoln into the national spotlight.
Strings
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A courageous sacrifice for a noble cause? Or a craven suicide pact as part of a massive conspiracy? This is the story of one man, one life with every detail pre-planned, and one perfect example of absolute power corrupting absolutely. And it'll make you think twice the next time you step into the voting booth...
Killer Storm
By Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twelve years after a once in a hundred year super storm, Hurricane Tammy suddenly changed direction and headed towards New York, on election day.Whilst a combination of freak conditions exaggerated the impact of the storm, its impact would change the direction of American society as its citizens finally got the message from Mother Nature.
The Travel Agent (A Short Story)
By R.G. Taark
Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
What happens when citizens are trapped over seas in a nation turned hostile? Why the change? How did they get there and how do they get out?
American Zoo
By George T. Mormann
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Who's Catcher McCall?
By C.J. Lanet
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(2.00 from 1 review)
"I became a hero by mistake. My desire was to be an honest coward like everyone else. Yet, I argued with the gods of power and influence and stirred up evil. And learned - the difference between a hero and a coward is not what you think, but what you do about it. I have no desire to save the world or defend the rights of others; merely my intent is to be invisible and pick my causes."
Dismantle
By Michael McDonald
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A week is a long time in politics. In diary format, one political candidate chronicles his drastic change of fortune as he goes from the potential Prime Minister to a pariah within his own party.
The Word of the Lord to Reublicans
By Brian McLaren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
THE WORD OF THE LORD TO REPUBLICANS helps Americans, regardless of party affiliation, sift through the polemical rancor of the 2012 presidential elections and recover what has been lost to elected officials whose interests are controlled by their financial supporters.
Shafted Dreams
By Stephanie Flint
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
Perfect Soldiers
By John Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A young boy grows to adulthood watching the horrors of the Pol Pot regime destroy Cambodia. One in a series of ten stories in the compilation A Collection of Dirty Little Stories.
The Interrogator
By David Morrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In this tense, timely thriller, an interrogator finds himself in a remote bunker and an even more remote region of the human soul as he confronts the most hardened enemy he has ever faced and the most difficult choice he has ever been forced to make. “The Interrogator” asks the question: Are there moral limits to the way information should be obtained to defend one’s country?
The Golden Parachute
By Paul D. Dail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jarom Myers thinks that the only reason he is protesting in Manhattan’s financial district is because of a girl, but when a masked spectre shows up on Wall Street, Jarom will discover his real purpose in being there.
Old Glory, USA
By Cheyene Lopez
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
I give praise to every man and woman in military uniform serving our country for life and duty in keeping liberty free.But more than all I give special not of honor unto our Lord for his hands to protect and keeping USA freedoms.
Displaced
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Armed conflict captured international headlines, but most correspondents failed to cover the plight of refugees. What was it like for millions of Bosnians and Croatians who were driven from their homes? How does a family stand up to armed marauders? Baldino's short fiction dramatizes bravery at its finest.