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Road to Eternity: Cynthia "Cropduster" Purdue
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Series: The Eternity Series. Price: Free! Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is 2042, two years before the events of Eternity, and Cynthia Purdue is living in the clubhouse of a notorious motorcycle club in North Platte, Nebraska. Two years removed from the loss of the last of her family, she is struggling to find her direction and has become rather complacent in her position as the somewhat unwanted house guest of the Red Platte Crew MC.
The Rabbit Died
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two young people spend a trying morning together on Easter Sunday.
Hubris
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Home Was Not So
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 75. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Manav did not know who Mahesh was so he looked questioningly at Sohail. Sensing his curiosity, Sohail said, “He is my mother’s husband. He is a good man.” Sohail began to look at the cars along the road. He was expecting Mahesh, his mother’s husband.
What Never Happened: An Observation
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Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
An Education
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the training camp in the country Larry helps with the champ and his sparing partner, Big George..
The Old Man in the Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
From a story written a hundred years ago comes a tale of love, loss and wonder. There once was a girl whose wonder was matched only by the stars. The First Age of the Redbird began in her thirteenth year and soon thereafter she began, on one special day of the year, to dream of the Old Man in the Moon who told her, in parts, a most wonderful story. . .
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
Pelican Smile
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Penny Leighton's father dies a huge hole is left in her heart, and it is a hole she has fallen into deeply. She becomes preoccupied with the need to know where his remains have been scattered. Desperate to set her father's haunting spirit free she, instead, discovers how to set herself free—to forgive
The Savannah House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by A Horse Called Alpha. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Going home is never easy. Gennie left her home in southern Georgia for cooking school in New York as soon as the ink was dry on her high school diploma, and she never looked back. This is a story about southern women, about what it's like to be the quiet one, and about really understanding what it is you want out of life. Mostly, though, this is a story about food.
Still Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Easton's bringing his new son and girlfriend halfway around the world to meet his father and his father's new girlfriend. Naturally Ben's half-crazed mother is going to crash the party. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Fog".
Snipe Hunting
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Dorothy Before the Twister
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Love
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It will destroy you. It will. Destroy you. It. Will. Destroy. You.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 106 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
Why I Document
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Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
Michael
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
I Can Do Anything
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
The Stepford Student
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Series: Mike Adams. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When his best friend David abandons their weekly poker game, only to return reeking of swamp water and talking about changing careers, it is up to Mike Adams to find out what happened to him.
Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"I do wonder at times if I’m slowly on my way to some mental disaster because I talk to you like I do and believe almost unshakably that you can help me try to figure out a way to synchronize the dreams in my brain with the potential in my hands." Insanity, comfort, or both? Listen in on Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby.