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Blessings of an Immortal
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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For a time longer than he remembered, the immortal Gregory lived his life on a mountain far removed from the seasons, but his quiet existence takes an unexpected turn when a traveling stranger greets his door and asks for something extraordinary.
The Genetic Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Year is 2033, a secret organization called the Ivory Snakes have infiltrated all levels of government. They have been experimenting with gene manipulation in order to create a new, more powerful race. This story follows the life of Jason Coulson, long after the world was born into this new age.
The Cellar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
The Rich King's Poor Dementia
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
Ever wondered what Shakespeare wondered when he wrote about his wonderful characters wondering beyond the realms of 'Wonderland?' This book details how the greatest writer painstakingly scrutinized the psychological mindsets of people during his age, and personified his characters with aspects of one prominent condition - dementia. Modern physiologists are seeing Shakespeare to be like a doctor!
Memory Care
You set the price! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Inspirational
When memories fail us, we're a shell of our former selves. For Mrs. McMorton, her memories are life shattering! Her husband's sudden reappearance opens up old wounds she is not willing to re-live, but her faithful memory will not let her forget. Sometimes, our very own memories are too painful to escape yet too life altering to ever recover from . . .
The Old Town Butcher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Chuck Wuebbles has lost much since his relocation into Old Town. All of the possessions Chuck earned as a younger man have been noted in the Administrators' black notebooks, to be liquidated to pay for the care Chuck's age will inevitably demand. Yet the Administrators have not taken all. Chuck still possesses his old skills; and with a knife and cleaver, Chuck vows to keep one final freedom
The Future of Mankind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The old man walks from his porch to his mailbox every afternoon. He grabs the junk mail, reads the newspaper, and watches the future of mankind pass by in a crowded school bus.
Sonnets pour deux générations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: French. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » French Poetry
Au travers d'une cinquantaine de sonnets, l'auteur vous propose un voyage dans le temps à la découverte de plusieurs générations; vous rencontrerez ainsi des enfants, des adolescents, des gens d'un certain âge; par-delà les générations, écoutez-les évoquer leur vie. Bon voyage dans les jours enfuis avec les êtres qui nous ressemblent, qui nous rassemblent.
In Robert's Memory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It happens to us all – one day we discover we’re not as perfect as we thought we were, and we have to learn to function with that fact. An interplanetary tourist ship runs into it's own version of an iceberg; it's up to R0B3rt to ensure its passengers’ survival. Careful - you spend enough time around people and they’re bound to rub off on you. "In Robert's Memory" is a short speculative fiction.
Shiftwork: An Annotated Bibliography
Series: Shiftwork, Fatigue and Safety, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Work-related health, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
This book is an annotated bibliography with more than 680 references. The primary purpose of the book was to gather relevant literature from databases with comprehensive coverage. The references cited herein address the design of shiftwork schedules and the effects of shiftwork on safety, health and human performance in many work environments