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Inspired by great sci-fi such as Orwell's 1984 this exciting romantic adventure is the perfect quick read for your Kindle or book club.

Safe in the City is a 10,000 word dystopian short story, following Ruby as she struggles to free her mind in Dome City, where boredom is a crime, and love and sex are banned.

Safe from the post-apocalyptic world outside, life inside Dome Ci
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Kindle Edition, 34 pages
Published January 30th 2013 by Amazon Kindle
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Steve Cann
Feb 22, 2013 Steve Cann rated it it was amazing
I love science-fiction (& dystopian fiction too) & Julie Farrell's excellent short story will certainly appeal to anyone who likes 1984, Brave New World & also Logan's Run, all three of which have echoes here. It even has some parallels perhaps with the more recent film (& book) The Hunger Games.
Having said that, it's an entertaining & unusual short story which has wide-appeal to anyone who enjoys well-written & thoughtful fiction.

The opening scenes jolt the reader straig
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From panic to published!

I write steamy romances that will make your heart pound hard and your thighs surge with desire!

There was a time, not so long ago, when all I wanted was to stop my heart pounding hard and my mind surging with fear. You see, I suffered with panic attacks. The fear debilitated me on a daily basis, and the feelings of weakness undermined my self-esteem. This ‘fear of fear’ bec
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