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Always There's Omens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A story of insight and loss. A mother, jack-knifed out of reality by the pending death of her only son, begins to see the world differently. Suddenly there’s signs and meaning everywhere – signs that explain the inexplicable, uplift and furnish hope. But are these signs real? Is she reading them correctly? Can anything truly spare her the grief that's now just a phone call away?
The Lust Damned or: Long Island Iced Tea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
On his 29th birthday in Las Vegas, a man gets into some pretty weird trouble involving Rastfarian assassins, Russian hitmen, and a crazy sexy wild gun-toting defense attorney named Lisa Dean.
Hijacked Luxury Limo
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Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 10. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Sam’s day starts out as yet another business trip stuck in a hotel. This seemingly normal night turns into a wild ride. This story proves that the world can change in a moment.
This is My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
Dear Editor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Russell M. Waters is a substitute high school teacher. He has had a rough year. One of his sons has recently gone to prison. The other plans to move far away. His estranged wife is petitioning for a divorce. In September he gets a call to cover classes over the course of an entire school year. Russ undertakes a campaign of public improvement, beginning with the letters page of the local newspaper.
The Saddle of Private Lucius Gray: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When young Harley Richardson discovers a dug-up grave, he realizes his family has been keeping secrets from him. If he doesn't uncover the truth, those family secrets will trap him, too.
Deadfalls: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Bethany takes a hike in the woods to get a breather from her unhappy home. Though she intends to be home before dark, the forest, with its lengthening shadows, has other plans.
Blood of the Lamb
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Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
In the nineteenth century, Cain is a gunfighter known as a leading cause of ghost towns. His desire for a peaceful life is impossible given his inability to remember his sordid past. Now, his friends from a Palouse tribe have begged him to right a wrong brought about by the US Cavalry. Indebted to the tribes, Cain rides to confront the Cavalry. And the demons of his past ride beside him.
Tarragon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three years after a young man's girlfriend disappeared, he still can't face the terrible truth.
How To Be a Homeless Frenchman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
How To Be a Homeless Frenchman tells a tale of two countries, France and the US, bound together in weird and wonderful ways by war, music, and the love of good cheese. Surprising, lyrical, and laugh-out-loud funny, How To Be a Homeless Frenchman is an exploration of just how much happiness can be found in being a smelly Frenchman on a sunny day.
Short Takes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A series of short stories each making a point by an experienced screen writer. Satisfying the reader and delighting the intelligent. Varied slices of life as seen through the writer's eyes. An easy read as each story is complete within itself.
The Man With No Face
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Tortured, murdered and ready for revenge, The Man With No Face sets off across the West to find the Union soldiers that killed his kin and stole his skin! Nothing will stop him, nothing can stop him, for he has made a deal that will let him live forever. And he is willing to take that long, if need be, to track down his prey and end the evil that made him The Man With No Face.
Maelstrom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
On Christmas Eve a pregnant woman recalls being rescued by a vagrant when she was a child.
A Storm Hits Valparaiso
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,640. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.75 from 8 reviews)
Catalina Flores de la Peña's tongue got her in more trouble than any other part of her body, even though there were far more likely candidates. But when a storm rolls into her sleepy port town, she finds herself embroiled with a gang of adventurers, mercenaries, and prostitutes on a journey to free South America from the Spanish Empire.
Cold Comfort in a Warm Climate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two old friends in their sixties, one an architectural historian dying of cancer, tour Egypt with unpleasant results for all concerned.
Disconnected in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An aging writer and his dead lover’s sister meet in Texas at the invitation and expense of a mutual friend, a recent widow celebrating her newly won freedom by throwing a party for all the old friends and colleagues, artists and art historians, her husband disdained.
Cancer Lurks Deep
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kilgore Trout, a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, returns to his boyhood home in upstate New York after a career ending injury to his throwing shoulder. He intends to take over his father’s business, but instead goes into real estate. His transition to New York is not without great difficulty...
Fathers and Sons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's a rough day for Mike, first he loses his best customer, then his car breaks down. Then something really strange happens.
Anioły nie płaczą
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: Polish. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This touching and sometimes humorous story unfolds in a hospital children's surgical ward. The protagonist is a ten–year–old boy whose suffering is almost unbearable and provides the setting for questions regarding the meaning of suffering, particularly the suffering of children. Who is responsible for such misery?... Is there an answer?...
Lara
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Narrated by a woman who wishes to remain unknown, L.A.R.A. is a tale of communication with an Alien being, crop circle messages and a grand plot to take over the world.