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The Archbishop Comes for Gabriel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gay editor Gabe Mangan confronts raw power after he protests the exclusion of lesbian friends’ child from a Catholic preschool. He launches a series of emails with the Archbishop and, following sabotage, must face the Archbishop’s ruthless homophobia.
Road Hazards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"We'll spend five minutes talking with some people, go from one station to the next with others, live two or three years, or even twenty, with others still. At bottom, though, we do nothing but run into each other (how long doesn't matter), run into each other and always by chance. And always part company."
Triple Vision
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Price: Free! Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Triple Vision is the perfect title for this collection. The author sees life through the eyes of a philosopher, a painter, a poet... these stories will challenge you intellectually, stimulate you emotionally and delight all your senses.
Remember Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
REMEMBER ME is an experimental work; a tale of love set in Venice. Is the entire story a memory held or a sought after wish; a remembrance of lives spent in other times, ages past, now recalled, or does the tale hinge on the mysterious ring? The unusual structure of this book lends itself to the creation of a rhythmic and poetic beat, much like the tides, in this watery but divine setting.
September Twitter Songs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
September Twitter Songs consists of 30 original poems first published on Twitter. These poems are short poems that pack a lot of punch.
The Alchemist's Heir
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Following the Merlin / Young Arthur literary tradition, I used a mysterious grandfather and his bullied grandson as my fictional characters to explain a very real tale. It's my tale of discovery as I explored astral projection, Reiki, spiritualism as well as several techniques taught by Silva Mind Method. My inspiration comes, in part, from a download of information received after my coma.
Origami
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when your diary is filled with tales of heartbreak? Tear it up to make origami, of course! WARNING. This is a short fiction of 1000 words about four pages of reading.
To Whom It May Concern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Spontaneous human combustion and the idea that it passes from generation to generation has long fascinated me, as has magic and the supernatural. In a coal-blackened back shed, when I was six or seven, I saw a girl of about twelve do simple magic, passing her hand through a candle's flame and having her pet crow do tricks. Later, these elements came together and I wrote “To Whom it May Concern.”
Wolves
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Two little girls play in a playground when three timber wolves show up. In a nearby coffee shop, the mother of one is confessing something profound to the mother of the other. Across town, the father of one is finally meeting the man who slept with his wife, while that man’s wife is attempting to seduce the moving men packing up their house. The wolves begin to circle…all over town.
Midnight's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
He's faced hordes of screaming children intent upon his destruction. He's endured close confinement with a hostile camel. He even narrowly averted being the star attraction in a Satanic ritual sacrifice. Yet, despite handling these crises with aplomb, poor Midnight is ill-prepared for his latest, greatest adventure: a perilous foray into the affairs of the heart.
Alfa 33 e o Furúnculo de Salazar
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Series: Alfa 33, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.00 from 3 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
The Story of 25 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
STANLEY PLATT HAS BEEN THROWN TO HIS DEATH. It will take a few seconds to drop 25 stories to hard pavement. But in those few seconds, he will LIVE. And he will SOLVE HIS OWN MURDER! A short story of murder, commerce, and art by Eric "Cruel" Cline, whose work has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.
Turning a Blind Eye to the Sun
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The stories of an Indian businessman and a European woman interlink in unlikely circumstances in the South of France. The woman, disillusioned with her Western lifestyle, is a product of 21st century self-absorption. The man has an Eastern ability to see life as a selfless flow yet is seduced by his London lifestyle. Death and an attempt to reconcile the past with their future bring them together.
Quick Reads: The Librarian's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fortuitous discovery in the library solves a longstanding small town mystery.
A Friend of the Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a desolate future where practicing medicine is illegal, and Healers administer their own superstitious brand of healthcare, one doctor risks his life to treat the brother of a Healer.
Life and Death - a screenplay about Forgiveness
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Drama
Kyle MacKenzie had a good life. Then, in a few seconds of madness and violence, it was taken from him. When Kyle sets off on a solitary journey with no destination in mind, he unknowingly invites destiny to intercede and guide him to a remote place where his wounded psyche and spirit can heal. But first he must open himself to radical new concepts as to the esoteric truths behind Life and Death.
Death at War's End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 520. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Death at War’s End: is a 33-line poem taking a different view of the aftermath of war. It is included in the soon-to-be-released An Anthology of Battle.
Keeping the Peace
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Keeping the Peace is a 14-line poem notes one of the ironies of peace-keeping. It is included in the soon-to-be released An Anthology of Battle.
War's End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This 8-line non-rhyming poem describes one way to end a war. It is included in the soon-to-be-released An Anthology of Battle, which contains additional material.
A Window on Salukia
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A Window on Salukia is A short story made up of a series of linked vignettes describing cyclic battles and aftermaths in fantasy, pseudo-contemporary, and science fiction settings. Approximately 3,000 words in length, A Window on Salukia is included in An Anthology of Battle, which contains additional material.