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Fruit of the Spirit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
The Complete Guide to Writing Haiku
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Complete Guide To Writing Haiku" is the only guide of its kind to cover all the essentials necessary to write English-language haiku. It covers such topics as the ten essentials of writing haiku, how to start on the haiku road, when to break the rules and when not to, counting syllables, nature references in haiku, and the use of stressed beats rather than counting syllables.
Dancing to an Irish Reel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On sabbatical from her job in the LA record business, Hailey takes a trip to Ireland for the vacation of a lifetime. What she finds is a job offer too good to turn down. Her new job comes with one major complication—Liam Hennessey. He’s a famous Irish musician whose entire live has revolved around performing. And Hailey falls in love with him. But the journey isn't an easy one.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Au lycée Oscar Wilde, quatre jeunes profs déjantés laissent volontairement courir le bruit qu'ils flirtent avec leurs élèves de Terminale dans le seul but de pimenter la vie quotidienne du bahut. Mais cette année, un coup de foudre va réellement se produire entre l'un des profs et son élève. Va-t-il briser ce tabou vieux comme le monde, au risque de voir les rumeurs se retourner contre lui ?
Complete Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
Extraordinary Reflections
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pam has lived a drama filled life. Just when she thinks her life is getting on even ground, she finds herself contemplating her life as she’s known it. How does her brain reconcile an image that shouldn't exist? How does she accept the unacceptable? How does she forgive the unforgiveable? She must answer these questions when she suddenly encounters Vanessa Bell an intern at a prestigious law firm.
A Short Stay in Hell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he'll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never heard of into a Hell whose dimensions he can barely grasp: a vast library he can only escape from by finding the book that contains the story of his life.
Sebastian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
The Danger and The Enemy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Danger: Three men exposed to radiation in a nuclear accident are hospitalized in isolation because they are dangerous to others. Sick and delusional, two make a daring escape only to suffer slow degeneration in the every-day world. The Enemy: Belgian villagers are caught between lines in WWII. A boy comes of age in chaos, fear, and poignant irony.
Life on the Dingleball Fringe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015 by StrawberryBooks. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection of short fiction tells the story of numerous down and outers, but does so with affection and humor. Herbert lays bare minor disasters and revelations like a good-natured Charles Bukowski.
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of literary short stories offering five haunting glimpses into the lives of women confronting hard choices in unique, vivid settings. Reader’s bonus: the first chapter of Ms. Pagan’s upcoming, fast-paced mystery, Zippo: Arson and Domesticity.
Off Balance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When you're a middle-aged farmer's wife looking at the handsome younger man your son has brought home for Christmas, it's harmless, isn't it? No flirting, no innuendo, just keeping an eye on him. It doesn't mean anything, right? Sara wouldn't dream of cheating on her husband, but when David brings home a friend from college, she's faced with a hundred questions she doesn't have the answers to.
The Lover and The Patient
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Which would you pick? ... Raymond must choose between the only man he ever loved and his career.
Making the Jump
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bob Andolini heads down to Florida for Bike Week, but ends up ditching his biker buddies to see his daughter and ex-wife. For the first time in his life, Bob has some freedom. Freedom to ride his Harley on weekends, freedom from a wife and child, freedom from parenting. Then he sees Megan struggling in a local horse show and his feelings veer.
The Wet Nurse
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."
X Out Of Wonderland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
X Out of Wonderland is a farce, modeled after Candide, that takes on the Global Free Market and just about every other aspect of contemporary life. Outrageous and poignant by turns, X is a satire with heart, and an intense and funny reading experience.
The Sun Also Rises in the Desert
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The moral and spiritual complexity of academia comes to bear as a "lost generation" of educators pursue an attractive colleague across a spate of conferences. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Gerald Locklin.
All These Adoring Multitudes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Convinced of his talent and universal popularity, TV presenter Troy Lewis comes across a piece of hate mail and determines to find out what sort of person would send it to him. But will he find a shallow, maladjusted individual . . . or something else? A story of fame and delusion. All These Adoring Multitudes: A Short Story.