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On the Road to Sibiu
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Romania. August 1944. The Red Army pursues the retreating Germans. Captain Khavanov's orders: occupy an old fortress on the road to Sibiu, to secure the Red Army's supply line. In the fortress lived a frail old man. What about him drew the interest of a commissar from division headquarters? And why did Khavanov's men disappear one by one?
An Obedient Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Melvin is a farm labourer. Olivia, the farmer’s oldest daughter cannot stop humiliating him. A bush war starts between the whites and majority Africans seeking self-rule. Melvin becomes a guerilla. Olivia gets captured by guerillas. They meet again. Melvin now has a chance to exert his revenge. Why does he save her more than once from death? More shocks lie in wait for Olivia.
Die Zeichnung
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: German. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Publikumspreis München 2011: Ein alter Mann versucht sich von Schuld zu befreien
Whorlando
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After his wife loses her battle with cancer, philandering husband Stephen Craving discovers that she’s denied him her entire million-dollar estate -- unless he brings together the seven estranged members of their family for a classic trip to Orlando, Florida. Thus begins an epic story of the modern American vacation ... and a journey into the heart of a family trying to make itself whole.
MAYBE I OUGHT TO SIT QUIETLY IN A DARK ROOM FOR A WHILE
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 49 Flash and Micro-Fiction stories that deal with relationships that at first may seem off kilter but on reflection seem more like you're eavesdropping on private lives of friends, spouses and people in the next restaurant booth. You'll want to share these stories with those close to you but, and there's always a but, be careful who you choose.
Countdown to Kickoff: A Short Story about College Sports in Our Times
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Anticipation is running high for the opening of football season, but things are not what they seem. Technology, economics, and social norms intersect to create a new phenomenon in the wacky world of college football.
Empath
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Richard didn't know what was in store for him when his beautiful and seemingly normal wife starts to exhibit strange behavior. She swears she can read his emotions, know what he is thinking. One night, she accuses him of infidelity, claiming she had read his emotions and knows he feels guilty. Then, she assumes something else he feels too, something she thinks he wants her to do...
Clockwork
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In a broken down world connections make all the difference. A glimpse into a tempestuous relationship where love meets obsession on the fringes of society, blurring the lines of conventional romance.
Streak Hitter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A player for the San Francisco Giants, Navo Lejeune is in the position of challenging Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak. The world holds its breath as he hits his way closer to the record. Will he make it or will his dark family secrets destroy his success even as they threaten his life? Go beyond the batter’s box into a world of betrayal, strife, and a love affair as surprising as the streak itself.
The Things We Save
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A broken 45 rpm record held together with tape, a fading stack of Polaroids, a cobalt blue perfume bottle, and a braid of human hair … these are just some of the things Claire Sokol keeps stashed in an old Marshall Field’s gift box. How did they get there and what do they signify? If these relics could talk, what stories would they tell? The Things We Save is for anyone with a box of her own.
Off the Rack
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Price: Free! Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The ten stories in this volume were all written by men and women who once worked at the Paperback Rack Bookstore in Tallahassee, Florida--one of the best independent new-and-used bookstores in the country. Authors include Helen K. Bailey, Teresa Jones, Jesse Murphree Kemper, Brigette Kinney, P. V. LeForge, Nancy H. Rainey, Len Schweitzer, Shannon Taylor, Stephanie Tillman, and Sara Warner.
The Testament of Judith Barton
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
Imagine the cinematic masterpiece Vertigo retold by its tragic heroine.
The Cat Factory
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Price: Free! Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Cat Factory is a journey over the distance of life and death, beyond the Earth and into the realm of creation. Just a brief visit there can take you to a place of infinite joy. The moment Emma opens the door to The Cat Factory, things change. She discovers it is not only a place to make felines, but a place to create enlightened spirits. Can she begin a new life in a different place? Will she see everything she overlooked on Earth? Are cats really produced in a huge factory? Where do the supplies come from? See how kittens are ordered and whiskers made, in the delightful place filled with love, kindness and inspirational lessons. Be a part of Emma’s transformation from down and out alcoholic into a strong vibrant young woman.
Unrealized Ambitions & Other Stories
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“People like you have beaten me!” said Dolly, and the other patients standing near her began to laugh.
Into the Oven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Faced with starvation, a father wonders if he can live with himself after abandoning his children. Hansel and Gretel are still so young and there are rumors of a witch stalking the woods. But witch and stepmother and father are not who they seem in this twisted version of the classic tale.
JOE - (one young girl's story of sexual abuse)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
(5.00 from 1 review)
Of the several million species that inhabits planet Earth, none is more abusive to its offspring than Homo sapiens – Man. Millions of children are abused every day somewhere in the world, both physically and sexually. Most accounts go unreported. “JOE” is a fictional account of one young girl’s life of abuse. The circumstances portrayed here are typical, albeit moderated for public consumption.
I ragazzi guardano le Stelle - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Non è solo ping-pong o tennistavolo. È un’avventura vissuta dai bambini, attraverso il loro modo d’essere. L’amore, la crudeltà e la storia dei più grandi campioni di tennistavolo del passato e di oggi, stimolano la loro creatività. Il libro è scritto con lo stile del romanzo. La storia è realmente accaduta. Sogni, realtà, obbiettivi, morale, ricerca di se stessi, sono gli ingredienti.
The Blue Water Moved
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A teenage boy on drugs battling for his busy soldier-father’s love and attention. A flash fiction.
Time Stamp
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Time Stamp, with its vivid images of refugee camps and of a political conflict that pierces the heart of a marriage, tells the story of one family indelibly altered by war.
Shabbytown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tawdry life in shabbytown can be fun for only so long. A man goes from woman to woman, loving and leaving, cheating and lying, waiting for the one that will give him the family and stability he needs. A pastiche of Raymond Caver's style, this short novel answers the question, "If Carver had written a novel, what would it be like?" Well, it might just be like this.