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The World Unseen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
The God Maker: How God Became God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A moving and delightful story of self-discovery that weaves humankind's desire to understand Who am I? into a creative journey certain to expand our imagination into places heretofore unimagined. The beauty of this novel is also in the author's ability to introduce the complexities of philosophy through a wise and poignant tale about a man who loses everything...and finds himself.
Lori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,640. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The sheltered, comfortable, liberal upbringing undergone by Lori did not prepare her for marriage into the difficult and quirky Chicago working-class family of her husband, Jerry. Alcoholism, infidelity, economic disaster, and a mother’s biggest heartbreak of all-a seriously ill child-imperil Lori’s world. A story with tragedies and triumphs to which every reader will be able to relate.
The Indian Ridge Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Indian Ridge Stories are nine narratives that take place in a small town of Indian Ridge, New York which is located in Upstate, New York
Between Trains
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,590. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It might be tomorrow. The progressive degenerative disorder of today’s world has advanced, and one young man embarks on a journey to discover who stole his future, or at least to understand the causes of its demise. On his way he encounters vagabonds and outlaws and one enigmatic woman who might be the key to the understanding he seeks—or perhaps the vehicle of its destruction.
Love Hotel
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Sleep Has No Master
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can we tell the difference between our dreams and reality? In his latest collection of short stories and flash fiction, Jon Konrath dances between metafiction and nihilism in an absurdist world of geek culture that form the 27 fast-paced stories in Konrath's bizarro compendium.
Hollywood Assistant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A Hollywood superstar suffers a mental collapse, her marriage is falling apart, her career is on the ropes and the only one keeping it all together is her loyal assistant and friend, Darryl. Problem is, he's kind of in love with her. Soon he finds himself drawn into a story that is much like the movies his employer stars in. But in real life the answers aren't in the script...
The Wake-Up Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.
Mug Half-full
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about an encounter between two people in a coffee shop who discover that they have something in common.
Wallpaper
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital in 'Wallpaper', a story by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed's stories are sometimes tender, sometimes brutal, and always beautifully written. He is a writer to watch." – Ryan O'Neill
A Strange One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Pushcart nominee William Taylor, Jr.
If You Go Into The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.92 from 26 reviews)
If You Go Into The Woods is a collection of two unsettling short stories. In the title story, Jiri Beranek is drawn to a nearby forest, but each time he enters, his desire to see the mysterious birds is checked by his fear of the dark. When he finally forces himself to go farther, he find a new reason to be afraid. Plus bonus story: The Reset Button. Total length 4000 words.
I'd Never Been Shot for Real Before
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I’d Never Been Shot for Real Before takes readers through a post-9/11 world of sex clubs, bankruptcy cubicle farms and guns that definitely go off. This blackly comic short story will be a favourite for fans of Please, Peter Darbyshire’s award-winning and critically acclaimed first book.
From Thine Own Well
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned former Yukon mining exploration worker, Landon McGuire, is torn from his self-imposed exile into a Canada he no longer recognizes. Deceit, threats and violence emphasize the reality that economy trumps environment even when lives are at stake.
Never Apologize; a Dream of New York City
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Burley is suffering from writer's block, and takes a long bike ride to clear his head. He covers more ground than he'd ever imagined possible, as the first snow of the season begins to fall, and he is confronted by possibilities he'd never considered before.
The Giant's Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,840. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1858, young priest Zebediah Goodnow and the orphaned Joanna pursue a murderous Giant and soon find themselves among the Martians. In 1957, astronaut Scott Winslow Hale takes his sick wife Helen to the shrine of the beatified Zebediah and clashes with a stranger named Eddie. In a tangle of Providential events, perseverance and peace are drawn from the toil of Faith.