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The Giant's Walk
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Price: $3.99 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.
Orb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He plans to free Julian Assange of WikiLeaks. Striking back at the Surveillance State. Using Orb to drop down out of the dark sky at night-time, to pick him up from the Ecuadorian Embassy balcony in London. And this is what he does. He has a monumental secret from the Second World War. He uses the secret to power Orb, an advanced aircraft. Orb is big, black, silent, and menacing.
I Don't Believe In Sundays
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Confronted by his own mortality, Ben Richards must decide how he will spend his time before he shuffles off this mortal coil. He must deal with the big questions of faith and the afterlife, as well as the less important questions of 'Call of Duty' versus 'Halo'. They say it's not the destination, but the journey that is important - this is his journey.
Maud's House
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Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Praise For "Maud's House": "Gough’s writing is...poignant, spare, with the strength and subtlety of a fine woodcut..." E. Annie Proulx ...it’s clear that the richness of language as it is spoken in Newfoundland is in Gough’s literary blood.” Michael Harris, The Globe and Mail
Written For Someone
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Somewhere along the deserted road, a crumpled ball of papers was waiting to be found. Once found, it would change lives. 'Written for Someone’ is a short story series of 6 episodes; each depicting courage, love and their reciprocity. Author Preeti Pillai portrays how even the smallest of our words and acts can travel through the human chain to reach out to touch a life we don’t even know exists..
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.
Fast Cars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The four musketeers plus one they call themselves: Johnny, Craig, Dale, Rennie and Carren. They want to make something of themselves, do great things after high school. So, they devise an experiment to guarantee their lives will amount to something. And that experiment changes their futures—but not in the ways any of them expects.
Rupture inachevée
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: French. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Victoria a toujours écrit, mais c’est la première fois que son désir d’aller vers l’achevé la transcende. Désir nourri d’extrêmes souffrances affectives et accru par le souhait de se retrouver avec son histoire. Histoire d’amour avec un début et une fin. Une fin qu’elle ignore et vit avec son lecteur.
The Empty City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Urban explorer and lucid dreamer Brandon Minamoto discovers that outside his thoughts and emotions exists a world that is silent and open, surrounding him and everyone else. The Empty City is about awakening to universal truths and one’s true self, told in short episodes that each describe a place, a dream, a question, a memory, a fantasy or an event.
An Earthless Melting Pot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Another volume of prize-winning short stories from the Words with JAM 2013 BIGGER Short Story Competition. A heady mixture of stories, from romance to spine-chilling tension and from the virtual world to the extreme worlds of the self-deluded, these stories will take you to places you’ve never been before.
Takedown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Andy doesn't want to be at the tournament, yelling at his young wrestlers until he loses his voice. He wants to spend his Saturday with Sarah, the older sister of his best wrestler, and find out why she thinks she needs time away. But he has to be responsible and do his job, despite the coldness filling him with each match.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
The Nazarene -Tthe Story of the Becoming of Christ
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
About the first thirty years in the Nazarene’s life we know next to nothing. In this visionary novel Sal Owen brings to life these pivotal years that forever transformed the world. The novel starts with the return of the family from their refuge in Egypt to settle in Nazareth. It ends on the day The Nazarene spoke out to a gathering by the Jordan River after he had just been baptized.
Tiny Bites
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tiny Bites is a collection of six very short stories, all linked thematically by food. Running the gamut from magical realism to alternate history, each tale is stranger than the last. Not for the faint of heart, these unsettling tales will remain with you long after you've turned out the lights.
Mambo Panties & Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A cycle of short stories about rural Texas spanning 75 years. Some of the stories are funny, some poignant, and some… just strange.
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.
Rebecca
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one seems to know what happened to Curt's pregnant girlfriend. Did she walk out on him? Was there foul play? He and her disappearance continue to be the talk of Crossroads Church.
At the Bus Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. A young couple arrive in a bus terminal. Both are nervous at their impending separation. We assume it's a sad time for both, but is it? Are they running from a problem, or merely solving it in a different way?
On the Run
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A moment of unthinkable rage sends Byrd Campbell "On the Run". A life of crime lures him further from his home. It is only then he realizes what he must do. The book's second story, "Habitat for Inhumanity", is a snapshot of one man's life. Within 24 minutes, he encounters hunger, depravity, filth, and even a victim of human trafficking.
Kitchen Acceptance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miranda, doctor's wife and mother, has filled her days and nights with bake sales, school snacks, dinner parties and birthday cakes. No culinary challenge has ever stumped her, but now she finds herself in a stew over her son's fiance. As Miranda struggles to accept the new woman in her son's life, she works to whisk out the lumps in her marriage in this short story on the upper middle class.