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The Sheriff of Sorrow
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Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cal Haskell is brought to a remote, industrialized town in Michigan’s northern tier by a group of wealthy men who want him to be the sheriff. Cal quickly discovers that the men care more for their wealth than they do for their workers, citizens, or even families. Caught up in class and racial struggles, Cal finds his concept of justice is in great contrast to the men who intend to hire him.
Wolves
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Two little girls play in a playground when three timber wolves show up. In a nearby coffee shop, the mother of one is confessing something profound to the mother of the other. Across town, the father of one is finally meeting the man who slept with his wife, while that man’s wife is attempting to seduce the moving men packing up their house. The wolves begin to circle…all over town.
The Dragon in my Shadow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Dragon in my Shadow is a short tale of office politics and betrayal, which shows that some childhood things can mature into adulthood with us. It was originally published in An Anthology of Dragons and is just over 5,000 words long.
La confesión del Libio
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Un escritor, extravagante y caprichoso, se encuentra en sequía creativa y decide contar lo que no quiso nunca hacer, la historia de lo ocurrido en 1981 a un amigo apodado “El Libio”.
Seven Minutes Late (Flash Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of five 500-word non-speculative flash stories: "Seven Minutes Late," "The Gift Horse," "That Meaningless Blade," "Sweet Time" and "Walking The Talk."
“Alte Sachen”: From The Life Of An Arab Scrap Dealer In Israel - A Middle East Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ahmed is an Arab scrap dealer in the Holy Land, just like his grandfather who used to cart away the unwanted belongings of foreigners with his old horse wagon, yelling "Alte Sachen", that ancient Yiddish call for clutter.
Sociedad en crisis, puro cuento
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
No sólo la economía sino todo cuanto nos rodea está en crisis. Los verdaderos protagonistas de este mundo desquiciado son los excluidos y las situaciones cada vez más contradictorias que nos toca vivir cada día.
El reencuentro
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cuando las cartas nos vienen malas y perdemos la partida que pensábamos que era nuestra única razón de ser, creemos que el reloj se ha parado y que la muerte es inminente. Sin embargo, suena entonces el teléfono y al otro lado del hilo se escucha una voz amiga y cálida, una de esas personas con la que no se ha hablado ni se ha visto desde los tiempos de la universidad...
Chroniques Terriennes (Volume I)
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Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ce livre met en scène une série de petites histoires de plusieurs genres : horreur, fantastique, polar… et surtout parle de tragédies quotidiennes, des monstres humains qui rôdent dans notre société. C’est une virée réaliste dans la société, mêlée à une science fiction proche de Métal Hurlant. Bref, il y en a pour tous les goûts en somme. Sauf qu’ci, pas de happy end !
Pinkie: Stories of a Homeless Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by zanybooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pinkie (his real name long forgotten) and his friends live near the beach. Sleeping on the sand, they are easy prey for impulse criminals, unruly adolescents, and even other homeless men. But in these fourteen stories, Pinkie survives fires, floods, and attacks, working without pay, and still is able to make the weekly dance and, for a few short hours, feel human again.
Vuelo de libélulas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Lorenzo es un tipo duro. Así se ha considerado desde que tiene uso de razón, y así se define cuando decide entrar en un mundo completamente nuevo para él: la universidad. Cuando al cabo de unos meses comprende que su ideología política le ha granjeado el odio de conocidos y extraños en toda la facultad...
The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 208,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The story of aspiring playwright Edwin Endsleigh (Hopwood's counterpart), who, upon graduation from the University of Michigan, heads for Broadway to earn his fortune and the security to pursue his one true dream of writing the great American novel. Shaping his journey is his love of three women...
Virá a morte e terá os teus olhos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Nos três últimos dias de vida do famoso fotógrafo Josef Leitz, que atravessou o terrível século XX de máquina na mão, cruzam-se passado, presente e futuro, imagens e memória, o sexo, a violência e a identidade. Que papel teve nessa morte o jovem modelo Felix que com ele passou esse fim de semana? Que papel tiveram o desejo, as famílias, as verdadeiras, de sangue, e as que os laços do afeto criam?
12-12-12
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Welcome to the parallel universe of 12-12-12. This not what actually happened during 2012. But what unfolds is not more implausible. Nor is it less implausible. It is reality with healthy doses of surreality and comedy, spawned by the tragic absurdity of our times. It is laugh-out-loud brain food for hungry minds.
Barra Querida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: Spanish. Published: March 13, 2012 by Pluma del Cóndor. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Gabriel redescubre el valor de su círculo de amigos mientras hace frente a una emergencia médica. Sus compañeros, se debaten entre relaciones venenosas y la soledad. Algunos lo afrontan con cinismo, otros con patética resignación. Juntos enfrentarán sus miedos y se apoyarán, de la manera en que han aprendido.
Karaoke Praise the Lord
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by 9:10 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Have you ever had one of those days when you’re convinced everything is just a horrible dream and in a few moments you’ll wake up? That's exactly how Pastor Haley Brown felt when she was told she was going to be setting up a church in the middle of a housing estate, whose residents main place of worship was the local pub and where the karaoke song sheet was their bible.
De Laatste Reis
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een man herinnert zich de laatste reis die hij maakte; samen met zijn vriendin reed hij met niets dan een tasje kleren op de motor naar het warme zuiden en genoten ze van elkaar en het zomerweer. De zinderende herinneringen brengen echter een diep verlangen bij hem boven naar een nieuwe laatste reis.
Een Kostbaar Geschenk
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een groep vrienden brengt ieder jaar samen de kerstdagen door met een uitgebreid kerstdiner, om de beurt bij een van hen thuis in een gemoedelijke sfeer. Maar als Lucille het allerlaatste kerstcadeautje openmaakt, zijn alle ogen opeens op haar gericht. Wie heeft haar zo’n kostbaar geschenk gegeven?
Moules Marinières
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Jan Kees valt voor een volgende vrouw die auditie voor hem doet wanneer hij de cast voor een nieuw toneelstuk wil completeren. Ze was aanbevolen door zijn vriend Rudy van Woudrichem. Ze windt hem om de vingers. Toch blijft Jan Kees er heel rustig onder. 'Opgewonden standje,' noemt hij haar, wanneer ze hem de wacht aanzegt.
Tientje
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hoe zou u reageren wanneer u in een druk winkelcentrum een moeder boos tegen haar kind hoort roepen: “Zodra iemand je wil hebben, verkoop ik je”? Eén man staat op na deze woorden en gaat naar haar toe, met een tientje in zijn hand.