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Diurnal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Story Machine Studio, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A deeply affecting and elegantly written short story, Diurnal paints a vivid portrait of a family whose lives are haunted by loss and shaped by grief.
I Don't Believe In Sundays
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Confronted by his own mortality, Ben Richards must decide how he will spend his time before he shuffles off this mortal coil. He must deal with the big questions of faith and the afterlife, as well as the less important questions of 'Call of Duty' versus 'Halo'. They say it's not the destination, but the journey that is important - this is his journey.
Dark Moon Daughter
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
No one understands. Andelusia’s magic is meant only for suffering and death. One flicker of black fire, and the world might burn. One word uttered, and the Ur will butcher every living thing. In her heart, she knows what she must do. Fight them... ...or join them.
Conscious Slumber
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Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Is there more to this universe than just the conscious and unconscious states of mind? Can you reach deeper, deeper, deeper still, until you come to an uncharted dreamscape frontier? Greg certainly thinks so. And to numb the darkness of his conscious life, Greg works to discover this new reality, a place where nobody can bother him, where he can rule supreme.
A Shadow in Yucatan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A poignant poetic novella recapturing the optimism of the sixties, Stephanie walks from pregnancy to pain, finding unexpected friends in unlikely places, and a growing instinct for truth and generosity.
Big, Big Love: The Amazing True Story of Bob Friendly, America's Most Beloved Motivational Figure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Bob Friendly’s rise from illiterate African immigrant to whiz-kid entrepreneur and top motivational figure to national political contender is an American rags-to-riches story. But behind the Friendly persona lurks a dark secret which could kill Bob’s political ambitions while upending many of America’s most cherished beliefs about itself. A black humorous tale reminiscent of Vonnegut and Saunders.
For the fragile Muses...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Sometimes your life goes according to plan. Other times, that plan is forever altered by music you chance to hear in the night when you can't sleep. And other times...
Cuento sobre cuento
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Essay » Literature
El cuento es quizá uno de los géneros literarios con mayor aceptación por el público en general por la brevedad y contundencia en las historias. No es fortuito que grandes plumas lo hayan cultivado. Cuento sobre cuento lleva al lector a un recorrido en torno a este género, con cuentos de gran manufactura y calidad literaria que lo remitirán a lo esencial de la prosa breve.
Thru Hell to No Heaven
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A road to Hell. Gamblers will all get there, each to their own personalized Hell. They will sink in filth; will lose their sense of morality, ethics and self-respect. Well, any respect. You think you’re not one of them? Have you ever been to a casino? Did you go back? This story is about a man, who fought this deadly addiction, came out on the other end not well, not ahead, but at least came out.
A Riddle For Love
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Series: Beyond Fairytales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Once upon a time in outer space... A bio-engineer develops three identical androids and ends up falling in love with one of them when she takes on human properties and becomes sentient. But she and her sisters are destined for a high paying client. When the three are deactivated he must decipher a riddle to uncover which one is his love and then decide how to escape Mars with her.
Lori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The sheltered, comfortable, liberal upbringing undergone by Lori did not prepare her for marriage into the difficult and quirky Chicago working-class family of her husband, Jerry. Alcoholism, infidelity, economic disaster, and a mother’s biggest heartbreak of all-a seriously ill child-imperil Lori’s world. A story with tragedies and triumphs to which every reader will be able to relate.
Power Over Death (The Legends of Arria, Volume 3)
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Series: Legends of Arria, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,310. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
As the town of Coe Baba recovers from a devastating massacre and prepares for a trial, Basha and his friends learn more about their magical powers and how to wield the legendary Swords of Arria. Yet doubts begin to surface about their capabilities as they face death and the darkness of Doomba’s shadows. The group begins to crack and splinter underneath the pressure. What power can overcome death?
A Balm in Gilead: A Novel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,230. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ten years after surviving an assault on a college campus, a woman is stunned to hear of a murder case with markings chillingly similar to her attack. This is the story of how a rape victim reluctantly heads down the path she most fears in the hope that she can find some measure of justice and, most of all, heal herself.
My Name is Kate and I Just Killed my Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 44,840. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Kate's journal begins with a very simple entry. "I like pizza and ice cream and going on dates and watching funny movies. I like to swim and text on my phone and go skiing in the winter. Oh, and there's one more thing you should know about me. I just killed my baby." Join Kate as she struggles with the aftermath of having an abortion, and the nightmare she never dreamed would follow.
The Great Timber Race
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The map of America is changing--no less so in the brawling Pacific Northwest, where powerful lumber barons pit their ambition against settlers who've staked their lives on land they've reclaimed from wilderness. Now, to expand their empire even further, the timber kings have declared a schooner race to the finish over raw, turbulent ocean. The stakes are a dazzling cache of gold and currency.
Shadow Catcher
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Matt Tierney and Wiley Jenkins risk their lives to rescue photographer Paddy Burke and his young assistant from an Apache massacre. There's gold, silver and copper--and danger aplenty--on the trail ahead, where politics and banditry make a dynamite mix that can blow the Arizona Territory sky-high. Only Matt's and Wiley's dead-aimed six guns, backed up by Paddy's newfangled, see-all camera, can b
I, Joaquin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joaquín Murrieta. To the Mexican people, he was a heroic patriot looking after their welfare. To the wealthy Gringos who owned California’s prosperous gold mines, he was a notorious bandit and murderer. With a band of loyal men and woman willing to kill and die for him, Joaquín took vengeance against his persecutors, until caught & executed. His revenge could not be extinguished, even in death.
Hounded
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
Hounded is a traditional western, the story of a young man tried and convicted of killing his mother. Innocent, he escapes to pursue the guilty man. A Texas Ranger sets his sights on both in a sometimes amusing but always fast-paced romp through the west reminiscent of “The Fugitive”. A love interest complicates the situation and a most interesting turn of events brings an end to the villain.
La vita è una cosa seria
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: Italian. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sara cresce in una famiglia dal forte stampo patriarcale. Sottoposta a un ferreo controllo, trascorre un'adolescenza priva di esperienze sentimentali; quando conosce Filippo scambia la sua possessività per quell'attenzione che lei non ha mai ricevuto da nessuno. Nonostante i dubbi che si accumulano nel corso dei mesi, Sara accetta di sposare Filippo.
Written For Someone
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Somewhere along the deserted road, a crumpled ball of papers was waiting to be found. Once found, it would change lives. 'Written for Someone’ is a short story series of 6 episodes; each depicting courage, love and their reciprocity. Author Preeti Pillai portrays how even the smallest of our words and acts can travel through the human chain to reach out to touch a life we don’t even know exists..