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Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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 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
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?
Drinking Songs From Earth
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.
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!
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 3 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.
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!
Pain_Relief_Now!
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Price: Free! Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Pain_Relief_Now!
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.
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.
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 Raft
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Price: Free! Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
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...
Unconquered Son
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Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Empire threatens to collapse. As enemies multiply, a young man from the Empire's hinterlands grudgingly heads to Imperial City and finds himself at the center of the fight to save the country he loves. What follows is a tale of desert queens and legionaries, of mad girls with great gifts and scheming highborn ladies, of gods both human and divine, that will transform the world forever.