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Judith the Obscure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A worrywart by nature, Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepan in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
The Bandaged Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The bandaged man’s chest rose and fell as the parentless brother and sister watched and waited. They waited for his secrets to be known, to discover why this hideously bandaged form had stumbled onto their dry and dying land. They waited to uncover why he carried a gun stained with blood. They waited for him to wake and walk and talk and free them from their misery.
Three Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three stories by award-winning Australian writer Laurie Steed in the one volume: Orbiting: Fire threatens and old loves rear their head as Sophie endures a summer of extremes. Wallpaper: Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital. The Lost Podcast: A father and son, one present, and one absent, share respective realities in a New Yorker Fiction Podcast
The Lost Podcast
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Series: Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
A father and son, one present, and one absent, share respective realities in a New Yorker Fiction Podcast in 'The Lost Podcast', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie's enthusiasm for his craft is wonderfully infectious; his writing is honest and elegant. I recommend him in every way." – Brigid Lowry
Orbiting
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Series: Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Fire threatens and old loves rear their head as Sophie endures a summer of extremes in 'Orbiting', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed is one of the exciting new names in Australian writing - his stories are smart, soulful and challenging. I can't wait to see what he does next." – Paddy O'Reilly
Wallpaper
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital in 'Wallpaper', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed's stories are sometimes tender, sometimes brutal, and always beautifully written. He is a writer to watch." – Ryan O'Neill
The Last Bus Home
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A man receives a bus ticket in the mail from his dead mother. The ticket says Route Zero: Home. Everything in his life from his mother's death up to this point has been as dull as cinder blocks and just as dirty. Should he take the Zero bus? What waits for him at the end of the line?
Hid Wounded Reb
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Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
Destiny
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,190. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Mountainview Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
When World War II hits Walter Brewer's family in the worst possible way, he is torn between his love for two women, his family, and his country.
Cheery Red
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Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
Blue Air
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Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In an impossibly strange short story by T. Mix, a young woman learns to astral project.
Lost To Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Kelli Maine. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Lauren Kelling’s prom night is a memory she’ll never forget—in her nightmares. She had the dress, the hair, and romantic first time plans with her boyfriend, Kolton Seidel. But what should have been the best night of her life bleeds into terror when she’s brutally attacked. Now, Lauren relives the events leading up to prom, unraveling the clues that should have warned her of the trauma to come.
Cold Cache
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Kent Rasmussen, an officer of the North West Mounted Police, is leaving the force to return home to his mother and sister in Minnesota. While withdrawing his final pay from a bank in Windsor, he encounters Nellie Newburn, who is trying to withdraw the outrageous sum of $347,000. She approaches him and offers to pay him a large sum of money if he will escort her and the money safely home to her fam
O Estuprador Gentil
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You set the price! Words: 510. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Após uma breve xícara de café com um desconhecido, Helena desperta amarrada em um quarto sujo.
The World That Wasn't There: Surreal and Experimental Poetry (2011-2014)
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Price: Free! Words: 34,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book of poetry will interpret the world through a variety of verbal patterns based on all types of written and verbal language. It will not pretend to define the world, but instead reveal the product of studious devotion to wordplay of confusing and deviant structure, dissonance, and literary values neither consistent, nor conforming to reason, yet find a satirical value by conflating them.
Уроки вечности
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,050. Language: Russian. Published: August 15, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
«Уроки вечности» состоят из отдельных историй жизни и болезни пациентов, написанных в художественно-публицистическом жанре. Главное в этой книге – тайна жизни, смерти и бессмертия, роль врача в этом трудном мире. Эта книга обновляет душу. Ее нельзя читать быстро, каждая история требует отдельного сопереживания и осмысления.
The Postmaster and the Spider
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Spring 1865--Thinking his war is over, Sevier Russell returns to his home in East Tennessee to find Hawkins County in shambles. A guerrilla leader runs the town, night riders threaten his family, and a string of brutal murders points to someone who is using the chaos for their own ends. It seems that when the armies stopped marching, the killing got personal.
Happy People Live Here
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Price: Free! Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the ninth floor of an upscale apartment of well to do families, a young couple will come to terms with the loss of their son and the impending release of their daughter from a psychiatric clinic on her fourth birthday.
El sol del norte
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Spanish. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Germán Camacho López, El cuento el sol del norte.