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The Spirit in the Ink
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A lonely old tattoo artist gets a mysterious call in the middle of the night. A customer needs a tattoo urgently. The tattooist agrees, but when the customer arrives, he brings a strange aura with him, a mixture of danger and mystery. The tattoo artist recognizes death when he sees it, and before he finishes with this client, he will see a lot more of death than he ever thought possible.
British Properties, a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man donates sperm and later suspects two of his children are married.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.
Strottenger and the Mousy Fellow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Strottenger sees a familiar face and can't quite place where he's seen this man before. Possibly the first of a series of Strottenger stories.
Siren Song
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young widow sits on the beach and contemplates the existence of sirens.
Legends of Glory and Other Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,820. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Legends of Glory and Other Stories contains a novella and eight short stories by award-winning author Harry Mark Petrakis. In Legends of Glory, Petrakis offers a fresh perspective on the traditions and emotions of a small Midwestern town caught in the whirlwind of the Iraq War. In a return to his earlier lyrical prose style, Petrakis also treats us to eight beautifully crafted short stories.
In the Land of Morning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Land of Morning is a tale woven of many threads, centering around two love affairs, one youthful and poetic, the other a seething, sensual, mature love that grows to be all-consuming — invulnerable to all but violence. It is the story, too, of a strange, driven family,seen in a new and mature light by the son newly returned from Vietnam, weary of killing and death.
Twilight of the Ice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twilight of the Ice, from acclaimed storyteller Harry Mark Petrakis, is a dramatic tale of revelation and redemption set against the backdrop of the 1950's Chicago rail yards. Balancing the realistic with the mythic, Petrakis chronicles the life of Mike Zervakis, a Greek immigrant and the last in the line of the strong, skilled railroad car icemen, in a profession destined to become obsolete.
The Purse Snatcher Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection by Hugo Cambridge (introduction by Samuel Yost)
Gardner Remembers: the lost tapes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel by Corey Mesler
S.I.C. Memorial
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
When a marine fungus fouls the air ducts of S.I.C. Memorial, Dr. Hubert Humperdinck, a surfing, goof-ball anesthesiologist, gets the blame. An oil sheik offers $200 million to rebuild the hospital, an offer matched by a Catholic charity. As Muslims battle Christians over naming rights, Hubert becomes a patient himself and must deal with a mad neurosurgeon, Mexican drug cartels, and his angry wife.
Three Degrees of Passion
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Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Shory story about love and relationships
Von Mord keine Spur
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: German. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nur Freya weiß, was es mit den 'Unfällen' auf sich hat und sie ist die Letzte, die dieses Wissen preisgeben würde. Um das zu vermeiden, würde sie sogar über Leichen gehen.
The Sport
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Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Fireballing pitcher Conrad Bearing seemed to have come from nowhere. A rookie free-agent at 37, he was almost unhittable, mowing down the American League's best hitters as if they were scarecrows propped at the plate. But he was more publicity-averse and reporter-shy than Greta Garbo at her worst. One reporter was determined to crack Bearing's mystery, whatever it might take.
Wait until Morning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A story of denial and despair, follows Kate Rothwell through her life with a doting father, an interfering mother; an unreliable husband and her own deteriorating mind. The story is set in Victoria in the 1950s. Kate Rothwell is an escapist. She denies the truth, until forced to choose between harsh reality and complete despair.Should she leave him?
HugoSF
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,850. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holden Caulfield meets Thomas Pynchon in this sumptuous paean to paying the rent. HugoSF chronicles the coming into life of a young salesman at the start of the 21st Century. Relayed from the landscape of a very contemporary San Francisco, it is a cautionary tale of truth, work and economics during an era in which nothing is truly as it seems.
Patch Scratching
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An inspirational coming of age story about a boy (Jed) who was abandoned by his mother at the age of five. During his final year of high school, just as he is becoming comfortable and confident within his world, life and the past come back to challenge him yet again.
Flying Dutchman of the Spacelanes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The cursed Flying Dutchman returns to the spacelanes... While busy with repairs, Sora Anali gets the surprise of her life: a real cursed ghost ship docking with Langdon Space Station. Then the Flying Dutchman triggers the servicing robots into delivering expensive and rare items needed for the station. Items she needs back. But, the legends say to board her is to die on her...
The Book of Live Wires
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eagerly anticipated sequel to Gayle Brandeis' beloved Bellwether Prize-winning novel The Book of Dead Birds is now available exclusively as an ebook. Narrated by Darryl Sternberg, Ava Sing Lo's love interest from The Book of Dead Birds and now her husband and the father of their baby, The Book of Live Wires is an electrifying novel about love, identity and family secrets.
Quickies
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You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An entertaining collection of forty miniature short stories from this popular New Zealand author. Each story contains just five-hundred words and can therefore be read in just two or three minutes.