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For Love of Words
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Price: Free! Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Alison is 35 years old, working on a second masters degree, and directionless. Procrastinating on her thesis, she stumbles upon a small bookshop on the edge of her small Pennsylvania hometown. Inside an atmosphere awaits that will alter the course of her life - challenging her, changing her, bringing her love she never thought she would know.
The Offer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young boy on the cusp of adolescence is conflicted when suddenly propositioned by the young girl he has a crush on. He quickly discovers an uncomfortable truth that has soured the young girl's attitude towards the opposite sex, one that drives him to make an offer of his own, hoping to make a difference in her life.
Final Education - A Novel of Empires Both Vapid and Grand
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Price: Free! Words: 174,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Chosen to partake in an unknown government initiative, Cawdor High's graduating students are quick to find their old rivalries playing out on a scale grander than any one of them could have imagined. Given control of fourteen ancient civilisations within an immense virtual world, the group must engage their foes and protect their allies through leveraging all the powers of human history.
How to Become Famous in High School
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Series: The Braithewaite Pentalogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When innocent dreams and selfish schemes collide and the line between them becomes blurred... When every good thing you've worked for has been turned to dust... Few can stand up under all that... Could you?
The Petting Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The eleven–year–old son of newly–separated parents spends the day with his folks. First published in Many Mountains Moving.
I'm Still Your Fag
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Price: Free! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Miles recently moved back home to Chicago from LA, where he had an emotional breakdown. There he finds post-collegiate friends, all trapped in their own holding patterns. He immediately falls in with his childhood companion Claxton, who's pastime is igniting discarded Christmas trees. Miles finds himself in a place where he must either grow up - and fast - or be stuck in his circumstances forever.
Harajuku (+)
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Price: Free! Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ritchie Ufuo, recent graduate of a Pennsylvania university, moves to Tokyo where he runs into the champagne-and-cocaine Soren Soutern. The louche, high-spending, high-octane group of Japan expats introduce a new world to him, but at what cost and to what outcome? Japan around the turn of the century, with ecstasy and cocaine flowing, and the future apparently limitless...
The Graveyard
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Series: Diamonds, #7. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
For years Colin Abbott has put his life on hold, living only for his elderly mother. With her gone he is alone, adrift in a world he doesn’t fully understand. On one sunny summer day he sets off from his mother’s grave, and attempts to take control, to learn to enjoy his life and maybe even learn to love again.
The Attic
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The transformation of a young boy into a man as he comes to grips with his fear of "The Attic"
Sugar Town
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Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Following Moira: Indigo Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Following Moira: Gold Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Following Moira: Fire Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Falling (Bits and Pieces, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 125,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
How would the course of your life change if someone new sat next to you? Meet Liz. She’s sixteen, the daughter of immigrant parents, doesn’t fit in at home and hides in plain sight in school. She’s an outsider until she’s rescued by an unlikely friendship that changes her life.
Traces in Clay
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You set the price! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
You only thought your high school was hard! Well, things could have been worse. Did you ever consider trying to learn school subjects in a foreign language? Traces In Clay features some students' personalities from one class at an international school in Korea. Here you will find touching stories and unforgettable personalities combined into a teacher's last lesson.
Helium Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
SHORT STORY A young man must face the first real tragedy in his life, the loss of his best friend.
An Awkward Moment in the Upper Ordovician
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Two minutes on a limestone Ozarks bluff, a lifetime of lingering questions.
The Story Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the gallant world of ball gowns and society parties, a young woman questions her life. Does she really have to succumb to the pressure of expectation or can she soar free, achieving her dreams? An unexpected meeting rocks her world and she carries the effects of this through the passage of time.
The Concert (Texas Shorts)
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Series: Texas Shorts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Free. Introduces the 6 grandchildren in most of my fiction. Part of an extended family. 2,584 story words. How do six related children, ages nine to "nearly" eighteen, do, on a short fun outing to an early evening outdoor concert along Austin Texas' Auditorium Shores along Lady Bird Lake? Fun and touching, for sure! Included in the "Texas Short Vol 1" AudioBook, available now.
Five Rows Back: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Melissa doesn't have friends. Her OCD and constant counting has made her an outcast in school. So, when she finds the man who forcefully took away her innocence, she seeks revenge the only way she knows how. Praise for "Five Rows Back" - Top 12 Finish, The Inlander Short Fiction Contest 2012, Theme: The End