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Tales of Lost Love
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This sometimes humorous, sometimes passionate, sometimes sobering romance anthology features a mix of short stories and poems all of which tell a tale of lost love.
Walking Where the Dead Ships Dwell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Growing up had been hard, he would admit. But times such as these sometimes had to be experienced in order to mature and grow. You never really become an adult until you have experienced pain, loss and grief; the likes of which, echoed through his mind one after the other on a repetitive, perpetual merry-go-round. The first one went in a crash. The second in a whisper. The third with a bang.
Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes your life can flash by in the blink of an eye. Pay attention, you won't want to miss it.
The Haunting of Winchester Lane
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Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Houses have pasts. But they also have futures. Not every tragedy is yet to occur. Not every haunting is spiritual.
Unwritten Lives: Path To Destiny
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Price: Free! Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Prequel of the Sars Springs Saga (volume 3). Before she was Alex, she was Alexis Garris and on trial for murder. Before Jim met Alex ... he was lost and searching for his Angel. Two lives, overlapping until they meet face to face.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
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Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Newspaper Underground (Riverside Tale)
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You set the price! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
5900 words. Rex Baker is king of his world though he isn’t even an adult by legal standards. Not that Rex takes much stock in the law, or the expectations of others. He has his own rules he follows and they have let him stay one step ahead of just about everyone.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
The Dinner Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.
Barnabas Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Born in Shadow
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Series: Shadow Walkers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
BORN IN SHADOW… This short novella is a prequel to the series. It tells the legend of how the Shadow Walkers came to be.
Echolalia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What do a superhero, a pumpkin, and light switches have in common? They are all special interests of Jerome's brother Todd. Todd's autism is so severe that his speech is limited to echolalia -- the repetition of other people's words. Jerome's dearest wish is to have a real conversation with his younger brother. Will Todd's echolalia be the first step in making his wish come true?
The Fires of Autism
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Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Just as fire destroys wood but hardens steel, a child's autism diagnosis can either rip apart or strengthen a marriage. Calvin and Laura Wygant struggle to accept their son Todd's new diagnosis and to keep their marriage intact. This story, written by the mother of a child with autism, depicts both the heartache experienced by parents of a newly-diagnosed child and the hope that endures.
A Late Monsoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
Kings of Brighton Beach Episode #1: Part I: Gangsters with Guns
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Series: Kings of Brighton Beach, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
MAFIA RULES. The 1st installment in D. B. Shuster's thrilling Russian mafia crime series. Meet the inhabitants of Little Odessa in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach in this powerful saga of family, love, betrayal, and revenge.
The Family Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Jack finds a wooden box in his grandma's attic, a family secret is unearthed and his grandma faces a dilemma: should she keep it in the family or keep it to herself? A short story. "I Will read anything Catherine E. Chapman writes; she just has a way about her."
The Caticles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Hayley and Keith Shaver have four cats. Using the cats' personalities as inspiration, Keith has put together a book of short stories starring cats. Together with their human owner these cats discover many different lessons about friendship, loss, trial and even love. The cat lover will enjoy several rules that cats live by. Hayley Shaver has written many inspirational cat poems for the book.
The Floor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jerry's parents had fought for as long as he could remember. One night, when his video games could no longer drown out their shouts and screams, the trembling boy decided to confront them.
What They Left Behind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?