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Tanto por ciento
By Paco Sánchez
Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Esta obra de teatro combina la alta política con las relaciones humanas más cercanas al tiempo que plantea una pregunta de difícil respuesta: ¿pueden personas normales tomar decisiones extraordinarias?
The Lost Letter of Lucian of Samosata: A Cthulhu Mythos Tale
By Julio Toro San Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This is a Cthulhu Mythos tale told in the tradition of Lovecraft's revisions. The short story reproduces a once lost and now newly found letter written by the classical author, Lucian of Samosata, with content chilling to any antiquarian or bibliophile unfortunate enough to peruse it, for the letter contains information about a horror from the remote historical past.
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
By Carroll Ann Susco
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
Wonderland - Projet Bradbury, #29
By Neil Jomunsi
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
La colère gronde au sein de la petite République démocratique du Gradistan : une fièvre révolutionnaire s'est emparée des masses, et c'est une foule furieuse qui se presse contre les grilles du palais présidentiel pour mettre à la porte le vieux dictateur, qui règne d'une main de fer sur le pays depuis trop longtemps. À l'intérieur, les dignitaires du régime cherchent une solution pour s'échapper.
The Burning Artist
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Franz Kafka’s final months battling tuberculosis find the author weary and miserable. When the pain becomes too much to endure, he turns to his scribbling for comfort. But Dora, the woman he loves, harbors other plans. Franz’s final work faces an epic and historic disaster even his imagination could not conjure. A tale of love, destiny, and the power of art.
Anna Ivanova , un destin peu commun
By Allain Louisfert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: French. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Anna Ivanova de la noblesse russe prend fait et cause pour ses serfs et leur offre leur libération.
Omios
By forrestkeel
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The lantern the warden was carrying barely managed to lighten up its surroundings. The warden himself was old and seemed fragile, marked by the years he had spent in the cold and dark corridors that compiled the gaol called Al'Catar.
Lanac
By Zoran Zmiric
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: Croatian. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
Distopijska priča iz bliske budućnosti u kojoj je u Republici Hrvatskoj na vlasti klerikalna desnica.
Waylines - Issue 5
By Waylines Media
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Waylines is a magazine of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. Our goal is to capture the "bang" in speculative fiction - that mindbending, wow factor. Issue 5 features interviews with authors David Steffen and Ken Liu and film maker Christopher Frey, with stories by Samantha Kymmell-Harvey and David Halpert.
Croatoa: A Short Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
By Jenni Wiltz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
A short story that blends historical fiction, romance, and the paranormal in an imaginative re-telling of the last days of the Lost Colony of Roanoke.
I Have Monkey Butt
By Jose R. Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story a mountain biker struggles uphill. It is not just the steep climb, but his age, asthma, and monkey butt that he has to overcome to make it to the top. Along the way he briefly meets other riders who come and go seeking their own two-wheeled happiness. The reward for long climbs is sweet descents that make the pains and doubts of the uphill struggle all worth it.
Clive For PM
By Skye Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
He was a simple bloke, the billionaire who decided to run for parliament. But once there he wasn't happy with what he saw, and he decided to take advantage of the chaos that was erupting in Australian politics. When a double dissolution election was held Clive whipped into action and presented the most amazing vision in political history. Join Clive as he takes Australia to a new future.
Berlin Danse Macabre
By Javaid Qazi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ah! Berlin... Berlin. City of love and pain. City of discord. City of hate. City of memories... Fritz said to Albert: something bad is about to happen. Fritz said: I have seen the signs—clouds shaped like swastikas at sundown and at night, floating above the canal like tattered wisps of grey brume, the ghosts of Karl Liebkneckt and Rosa Luxemburg. From the collection UNLIKELY STORIES
Shutdown Chronicles
By Zack Drisko
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A real-time account of one man's experiences during the apocalyptic government shutdown of the United States government in 2013. This project started as a series of Facebook posts I did as the shutdown was going on (so keep in mind this e-book is very short). Now that it’s over, why not share the collection of posts with you? The events described may or may not be true. Judge for yourself.
Alfa 33 e o Enigma das Caldas
By Renato Carreira
Series: Alfa 33, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"No mundo do agente Alfa 33, o 25 de Abril não resultou e a ditadura do Estado Novo mantém-se até aos nossos dias. Portugal continua pobre e atrasado, mas a situação parece menos grave porque ninguém está autorizado a queixar-se." Opinião subversiva não visada pela Comissão de Censura
"Como humo"
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You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Como humo”. Una bonita narración de Fernández R. Para todos los públicos. Usted puede leer “Como humo” (un montón de páginas, y creciendo) gratis o pagando. Retrátese, ¡hombre!, no sea usted envidioso. ¡Caramba!
De Vuurtulpen
By Mike Jansen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Dutch. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
De Vuurtulpen speelt zich af in een alternatieve wereld waarin Holland de invallen van de Fransen onder Napoleon wist te weerstaan en de VOC oppermachtig bleef, ten koste van de opkomst van Brittannië als wereldmacht. Nu brengt een nieuwe technologische ontwikkeling de status quo in gevaar en begeeft Hans Cornelisz zich in een politiek en militair wespennest om zijn opdracht uit te voeren.
Queue (Waterman)
By Dusk Peterson
Series: Waterman. Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What should a young servant do when his employer may fire him at any moment, his employer's beautiful daughter is absorbed with her high school textbook ("How to be Firm with Servants"), and he's blocked from carrying out a simple task by a snooty cyborg? . . . This flash fiction blends science fiction with 1960s domestic comedy. It is a side story in Waterman, a retrofuture series.
President Sahib's Blue Period
By Javaid Qazi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
It's politics in an absurd third world, it's absurd politics from the first world. It's rollicking good times and chaos with nepotism and the dreaded Civil Sanitation Police (CSP) in Pakypoor on the loose. Batten down the doldrums and wait for the ride.
Nami of the Waves ~ Masacado Scrolls: Story 5
By Charles T Whipple
Series: The Masacado Scrolls, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
~ Short Japanese Fantasy Adventure story- part of a continuing saga of stand-alone tales by award winning author Charles T. Whipple ~ One of the chosen to search for lost talismans was Nami, daughter of the Sea Lord, Umihiko, whose gift from Amaterasu shall be revealed. Let it suffice to say that she is entitled the Fuku, that is, bringer of good fortune. May her own fortune ever be boundless.