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The Queenslander
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,790. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Palmer Lingard is The Queenslander. Palmer Lingard grew up in a quiet respectable suburb, in the Brisbane of the 1950s. He is emerging from the sunny, secure world of childhood into the vulnerability of adolescent self-consciousness, romanticism, and insistent, baffling sexuality; a charmed time, when fantasy and reality can magically overlap, and hideously clash;
Where the HeArt is
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Will travel fix Ann's broken life? Suddenly bereft of both partner and job, Ann needs to find a new direction. Connecting frayed threads of family and finding herself in what she calls "art events" in America is rewarding, but no preparation for the totally unexpected—in more ways than one—things that happen in London. Ann returns home to New Zealand both shaken and stirred.
The Haiduks
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is Romania in the time of the Ottoman occupation. A band of brigands--the haiduks--has taken up arms against the Turk. Led by the lovely Floarea Codrilor, the haiduks do battle not only with the armies of mercenaries sent by the Sublime Porte, the bashi-bazouks, but also with debased Romanian aristocrats, the boyars and gospodars who would betray their native land to the foreign occupier.
The Italian Castle Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,080. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three women inherit a castle in Italy, left to them by their ex-lover. One of the women thinks it would be nice to keep the castle. One wants to sell it to help with a cash flow problem. One can’t make up her mind. Can they find the perfect solution? And what about that other problem? The terrible secret that binds them together, yet has kept them apart for so long?
Town M
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: Russian. Published: January 22, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Дорогое жилье, нашествие гастарбайтеров, плохая экология - у Москвы можно найти тысячу недостатков. Но есть 28 причин посетить столицу. Добро пожаловать в город М.
Soy un escritor frustrado
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un profesor de Literatura, incapaz de expresarse con arte sobre el papel, pasa el tiempo amargado, frustrado en medio de gente brillante y talentosa. Hasta el día en que se cruza en su camino una alumna de su curso que acaba de terminar una novela y que le pide su opinión antes de mandarla a una editorial. La tentación aparece entonces, poderosa, irresistible...
Death or Quarter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A bareknuckle fighter relives the story of his life in the fragmentation of solitary confinement.
Oggi C'è Un Vento Buono
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Un misterioso incidente aereo, una collana di coincidenze, ricordi intrecciati, scoperte casuali, incontri. Un testimone. Un sogno.
To End It All
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(3.00 from 1 review)
Faith has reached the end - and she's literally on top of the world. Will she end it all? Flash fiction - a quick ten minute read, with slight SF leanings.
Signs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
How shiny would your life look if your lawn bore a sign listing all your past sins?
Aliens Versus Real Monsters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aliens versus Real Monsters is a short story of an American/Indian couple's immigration interview. US visa holders are referred to as "aliens," green card applicants cease to have a status until their application is processed, but what are their persecutors?
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В этой художественной повести рассказывается о событиях, происходивших осенью 1942 года в одном из нацистских концентрационных лагерей, располагавшихся на территории восточной Польши.
First Dimension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As the Whispering Pines’ school year ends, Bobby Brown, almost 13, has been saving his paper route tips for one special thing, The New InterPolar Radio. Bobby is surprised when one of his customers, Mrs. Andrews, gives him a radio and their garden gnome. The Andrews will be gone—long gone—leaving their home for the First Dimension, an alternative universe. And the gnome? He talks.
The Man in the Paper Mache Hat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When a botched robbery leaves a desperate gunman trapped in a bank lobby surrounded by a dozen terrified hostages, one man braves his wrath to keep the others safe... a very special man. A man in a paper mache hat that no one else can see.
Get the Time
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Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
James Seville died the way he lived - with somewhere else to be. Now, he finds himself adrift in a purgatory of lost souls, where time no longer has meaning. James bids his time by reliving fond memories of Zooey, the girl he never married. But in this world, it's not how you will remember the people you have loved; it's how they will remember you. A short story.
The Idealists
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Two actors meet in a café in Antwerp. Years before at drama school, they were full of ideals, convinced they could help to save the world through political theater. Each accuses the other of losing his artistic integrity.
Anna-Belinda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Anna and Belinda are twins, one seemingly more beautiful and talented than the other. Belinda considers herself the other and lives in the shadow of her sister. At times she worships her, at others despises her. After Anna leaves, Belinda has to find a way to get on with her own life, even if the cost is sacrificing her memories of Anna.
Old George
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Set in a small East Anglian town in the early 1950's Old George tells how an unexpected find was to destroy the tranquil life of a beachcomber.
Recognition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
At sixteen, a young woman gives up her baby for adoption. Thirty years later, the daughter, Thea, seeks her out. Full of anticipation and misgivings, mother and daughter set out to meet each other. Thea has always felt herself a misfit in the home of her fussy, middle class, adoptive parents and hopes she will have more in common with her biological mother.
The War on Horror (Cities of the Dead)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chief Petty Officer Daryl "Sandman" Grecich is a US Navy SEAL, a member of the most elite special forces in the world and a veteran of countless missions into the most dangerous areas of the world. But zombie-infested Atlanta, Georgia might be the most dangerous destination, yet. This is the twelfth in a series. A new story releases weekly until March 2012.