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Cape Zero: The Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Social recluse, Peter Swart, is thrown into a Cape Town gone mad as an epidemic turns people into bloodthirsty cannibals.
Fossil Lake: An Anthology of the Aberrant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Aquatic horrors, cold-hearted killers, lovely monstrosities, fiendish depravity and desire, lost civilizations, ancient secrets, music and movies, murder, madness, pain, hideous humor, hunger, and revenge. 37 stories and poems brought together in this anthology of the aberrant. Venture into the darkness. Venture into the depths. Welcome to ... FOSSIL LAKE
Pushed Around
Series: Poetry, Book 28 · Most Downloaded · Virginia's Hot Picks. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
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Along you go but can't seem to hold Onto the only thing you've ever known Blinded by their lights that they burn your eyes Acting like They never meant To cause you pain, to cause discontent But the lies you despise They force feed more to never realize Or simply care nothing and watch you work your way To insanity and self-decay
Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.
A New Divide Prologue: Arrival in Eden
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the sadistic ruler of a militaristic nation attempts to establish sovereign control over humanity a solar rebellion ignites revolving around an athlete who discovers he is next step in human evolution. A prologue to a New Divide The Great Expedition coming soon... I promise....
Moonstruck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Danny Black’s world ended with the death of his parents, but no one understands his need to escape everyone and everything around him—no matter how well-intentioned. Then he meets the moon horse and everything’s solved. He thinks. Karen L. Abrahamson returns to her lyrical style for this tale of magic and childhood longing.
High School Sociopath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,220. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014 by M. Frances Smith. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Platinum, perky Sherri is an average high school girl, but her façade shatters when the mysterious counselor at her new school reveals that he knows her secret--she's a sociopath on the run. High school pressure was never like this as Sherri juggles curriculum during the day, killers at night, the bewildering complications of having friends, and a sexy stalker with a hidden agenda of his own.
Jilimar
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When her husband Owen goes missing, Leah goes looking. To her shock, she finds herself on Jilimar, a world with no technology, flying monsters and a husband who is a stranger. But Leah won’t let anything keep her from getting Owen back home: not her growing fondness for this new world, not Owen’s new-found responsibilities, and not the kidnappers who take her hostage.
A Woman Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,140. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all the good men are flawed, what’s a good woman to do? Village girl Roseanne Kitto is destined to be farmer Mark Bodilly's wife – until a chance encounter with Stephen Morvah, the squire's son, presents her with a dilemma. Eventually she makes the socially scandalous (in the 1870s) decision to live alone – a “sin” she compounds by adopting a baby boy after his mother is murdered.
The Rest Of Me
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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In his second short-story installment Matthew Farrington again tackles issues of family, abuse, madness and the inherent competing human desires of surrender and survival. Part of the bulk of a larger work, The Rest of Me showcases Farrington’s shrewd talent for breaking through traditional barriers in fiction writing, concisely displaying the raw emotion of his subject in brief and moving prose.