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Dust and Worms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The bank job went bad. The desperados managed to ride out of town, chased by lawmen's lead and curses. Their journey into terror has only begun. As Clance and his thieves delve deeper into the wilderness, they soon discover weirdness and death rides with them...
Bound on Earth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
It's Thanksgiving, and Beth Palmer's young husband, a once integral member of this close-knit Mormon family, isn't at the table. His bipolar disorder has spun out of control. The reactions of each family member to the disease reveal tensions that have been at work among the Palmers for generations, in the process illuminating themes of loyalty, betrayal, forgiveness and love.
Ioanna Frangia. Idolaters
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 126,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ioanna Frangia was born in Peireus and lives in Athens. She worked as a tourist guide and also as a clinical psychologist. Because of her first career she travelled all over Greece and studied in depth the historical path of ancient Greek civilization from the prehistoric times to today.
The Pecan Tree - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
An elderly man, Scoop Parsons, reflects on his life as he tries to remove the stump of an old pecan tree.
Cottage Cheese - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A minister seduces a member of his congregation, with murderous results.
Twilight in Jakarta
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Half a century ago when Mochtar Lubis's Twilight in Jakarta was secreted out of Indonesia and published in London, it was the first Indonesian novel ever to be published in English translation. The novel, a depiction of social and political events in the capital during the run-up to a national election, contains a grim cast of characters. Readers today will find much in this novel that resonates.
Lies, Loss, and Longing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Lies, Loss, and Longing portray the experiences of survivors of violence. Sukanta delves deeply into ordinary suffering, using his keen eye for the mundane to expose extraordinary contradictions. Many of the characters in his stories meet a sad ending. Nonetheless, there is a strength in his characters that gives them, and us, insight into their predicaments and their changes.
The Longest Kiss
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The protagonists of the stories in this translated collection all crave a private domain, a place that nobody else can touch. They share with their creator a passion for words, a passion for writing and a passion for literature. To read the stories in this collection is to enter the private domain of the characters who populate them.
Belle City
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Just About Healing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
My sister was my lifeline, my beacon, my North Star. I could rely on her, depend on her, turn to her when the world was just too hard to face. She could depend on me for the same. Time, supposedly, heals all wounds. I don't believe that. But I do know there are other ways to heal. I just had to find them.
Bllleeeggghhh!
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You set the price! Words: 2,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The tale of a young girl with a devious plan to skip out on an important test.
Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Finding a tenant and renting an apartment are normally everyday activities...a woman's frustrations with the human body's limitations...the terrible collision of wild and domesticated...an old man left with his dreams...who knew faxes could be intriguing...a marriage beyond the breakdown-phase.... Take a mind-stroll through Pieces.
Strange Reality vs Aurelius or Quest for Happiness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This book, despite its compactness, is events, ideas and cliff-hangers rich. It is set in quite grotesque fantasy world and blends small philosophical titbits with two narratives: One about Aurelius who who experiences rather unsuccessful love and fights priests of the Model and the other is a battle between followers or Redemptius and Bicornerius for supremacy in the Mater and its realms.
Bathtime at La Chapel Blanche (Seven Tales of a Tokyo Love Hotel)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Seven visitors cross paths in the rooms and corridors of La Chapel Blanche, a love hotel in Tokyo. Each may have entered for vastly different reasons, but eventually each is confronted with the same question: when and how to leave.
Darkest Grace of Midnight Shadows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The beauty of the night, the moon, and the forest: ever have these granted me solace, shelter, and inspiration. For the last decade, my quest has been to express their collective beauty, and to embody in words how they invoke my deepest, fullest emotions. The result is the book you see before you now: ten years of nocturnal experiences incarnated in fifteen short-stories.
Price of the Child
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The desperate, overnight, nine-mile wilderness struggle to keep seven-year-old Sam alive and save his life after a near-fatal mountainside fall will forever bind Sam to his reluctant hero Jake. But can social worker Helen understand Jake’s heroism, channel it to find the hero within herself, and somehow rescue Sam from an unstable father who might just be given a third chance at killing him?
Still Life with Bread Crumbs - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you're a fan of Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Still Life with Bread Crumbs has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
The Help - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you're a fan of The Help by Kathryn Stockett and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that The Help has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
Orphan Train - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you're a fan of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Orphan Train has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
Calendario verosimile
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Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dalla Siberia all’Himalaya, dall’America all’Europa: mese per mese, traendo spunto dai suoi numerosi viaggi e incontri nei panni di alpinista, giornalista e autore di documentari, Mario Casella racconta un calendario verosimile. “Ma non è possibile... Non ci credo...”. Quante volte facciamo questo pensiero quando sentiamo raccontare storie inverosimili spacciate per autentiche?