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The Glassblower's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, 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 ?
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
The Disrespect of Christopher Caruthers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The morning Christopher Caruthers woke with a unique and inexplicable condition was the day his life and the lives those around him changed forever.
No Permission Needed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is just a story told by a man... But reading his story will change the way you think about your life. It will change the way you look at the relationships around you and the relationships you are in. It will give you reason to reflect more thoughtfully on your dreams. And more importantly, it will challenge your beliefs about your own, inevitable death.
Lonesome Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love, loss and longing are feelings we all share. In this collection of short stories we explore how different lives have so much in common and that the human experience is something so dynamic and beautiful yet different for everyone.
The Drama Kids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
9 bathroom-length stories about the kids nobody likes. Drawings by Jeff Hurlow.
The Waking House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
A matriarch's death brings her three children back to the house where they grew up. This short story first appeared in Line Zero Issue 5, November 2011.
If You Go Into The Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(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.
Self-portrait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A colorless man paints a pretty picture of himself to the outside world.
Love is an Eye That Doesn't See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
(4.00 from 1 review)
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2015, these short stories by David Brookes are released as a collection for the first time. Set in China, three fables of a romantic and philosophical nature show us the inner worlds of three troubled individuals struggling with love, loss and memory. [This collection features complete, stand-alone short stories and one narrative article.]
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Enough to Go Around
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three generations of an American family each stare down their demons and learn what it really means to live, die, and forgive. From the matriarch who immigrated years ago from Czechoslovakia, to her daughter dying of cancer, to her son’s wife struggling with bipolar, this story blends past and present, love and loss into everything about families that is complex and fallible – but also rewarding.
Benevolent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this award-winning, magic realism tale, all threads come together to paint a picture of the 80s and 90s in the Midwest, an intense and disaster-prone girl coming of age, her complicated ties to friends and family, and the legends that bind them all together, shaping their destiny. Includes a reader's guide and a sneak peak at the next book in this unconventional series.
Down from the Clouds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Winslet Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Continue the stories of your favorite characters from Where Love Finds You in this sequel written from Gavin's perspective. This can be read as a stand-alone, but is best when followed by Where Love Finds You (the first book in The Unspoken Series)
Babysitting Socrates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
Flowers the Size of People
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
The simultaneous tale of an old sailor, set adrift at sea after the sinking of his beloved ship and two lovers living in South Philadelphia, Flowers The Size of People is a short journey through the lives of two people who seem made for one another and an Old Man who may be nothing more than a dream...
Acquiescence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Pamina Campbell learns of a murder committed over two hundred years ago in her Connecticut farmhouse in order to avenge an unforgivable crime, she accepts that she has no idea how the universe works, except that it requires acquiescence at every point. Two plot threads twine as one woman calls to another across three centuries.