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BabyWorld
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Affentheater Inc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2067, the death of a five-year-old-girl leads a young lawyer to the despicable truth behind a race of chemically adulterated children. BabyWorld is a mystery, soft science fiction that explores the psychological dysfunction occurring in families suffering from untreated trauma.
Shoeless
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the world of this very short story, the right pair of shoes means choosing between fantasy and reality.
The Gold Watch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
When Luís Negreiros returns home from the office one evening, he finds a fine watch and chain on a table in his bedroom. The watch isn't his and can't be his young and beautiful wife Clarinha's, either. Whose is it then? Luís Negreiros's suspicions are immediately aroused.
Disappearances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Disappearances tells the story of a young man mentally disconnected. Early one morning he’s awoken from a restless sleep by a plane crash outside his apartment window. Rushing down to the scene, the young man is unable to find anyone – no people, no rescue workers, no survivors. He is alone. Everyone he loves, everyone else on the planet as far as he knows, has disappeared.
HiStory of Santa Monica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection is thematically linked by both the characters-who are struggling to realize their Hollywood dreams and the setting-Santa Monica, California.
Hunger in America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,560. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jack Dempsey Cliff travels to Kodiak, Alaska, in search of the father who had walked out when Jack was just a baby--but what he finds instead is a disturbing and desperate glimpse at humanity through the eyes of the strangers he meets in barrooms.
Notes from the Buffer Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Carpenter considers Tracy a lost cause, one of those students who cares little about school and even less about completing her writing assignments. Until the day Tracy offers her teacher a glimpse into the creative soul that lies beneath the teenage exterior. And that glimpse will change everything Tracy’s teacher knows about her student, and herself.
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
Countdown, Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stained carpet, a boy’s love of a cat, a dopey scientist, a treacherous river: these four new short stories from JR Hughes range from love to cats, from family life to death.
A Child from the Wishing Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Gerard's wish is to break out of paranoia and mental illness to re-discover daughter Rosie's love for her father. He takes her to violin lessons and tries to trust Ruth, Rosie's tutor, to help him to know how to bond with his daughter. Is the eerie music tutor Ruth's foul-smelling garden well a place where wishes happen or is Rosie in danger from which her ill father can still rescue her ?
Ben Armstrong's Strange Trip Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Your brother forgives you,' Ben Armstrong is told by his mother's ghost, 'Don't waste that,' and so the hero of this novel starts his long journey home. What follows is a wild ride through the subconscious. It's amusing and hilarious and weird, and unlike any homecoming story you've ever read before...
The Last Night on Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(SHORT STORY) A troubled couple goes to a show together, trying to cling to normalcy as the world falls apart around them.
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.