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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.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama: A Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five Intense short stories. Visit Pamplona, watch as a smart-aleck is trained in the best possible way; a young mother-to-be and her escort say goodbye in a bus terminal; enter a village on patrol to the sound of fireworks... or is it? In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. These character-driven stories will remind you of Hemingway's later works.
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.
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."
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 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.
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.
St Clerk's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Supply teacher extraordinaire, Felicity Naddlewick, readies for her latest challenge: St Clerk’s Progressive Education Centre. Armed only with her navy blue jacket, a long skirt, and her pillbox hat, she must do battle with some of the most unruly students she has yet to encounter. A story of youth and ever-retreating boundaries. St Clerk’s: A Short Story.
Kindness & Happenstance: The Third TJ Bainz Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Addiction. Doomed love. Graveyards. Unconventional extracurriculars. And shelves of lonely books. Includes the short stories: Speaking of Angels, Another Night, Another Occasion, The Lunch Crowd, The Divisive Chorus, Library of Love Stories to charm, surprise, and devastate. Kindness & Happenstance: The Third TJ Bainz Short Story Collection.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(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'?
Mediterranean Arms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan lands what seems the greatest summer job of all time. The only problem? It’s unpaid. But, surely, seeing as she gets to lie in the sun all day, topping up her tan for free, it can’t be all bad? A story of sun, sea and reflection. Mediterranean Arms: A Short Story.
Cause & Effect
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Martin’s existence has centered on his wife, Sophie, for thirteen years. Their tumultuous, explosive relationship ends in adultery and her abrupt death, leaving Martin to pick up the pieces of the life she built for them – and a daughter he barely knows. With the touching insights of his little girl and memories of Sophie to keep him going, Martin navigates the year after her death.
Trapped
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pregnant she-wolf is caught in a leg-hold trap. A lonely man gives her a chance to survive. She gives him a gift in return.
Heavy Hangs the Hammer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Single-minded career woman, Terri, puts up with the rest of the world. But, one unsuspecting Saturday morning, she realises that no longer will she get away with standing on the side lines. An off-beat story of loneliness, breakdown and despair. Heavy Hangs the Hammer: A Short Story.
A Car Crash of Sorts
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story explores the constant rivalry between Intellect and Sexuality. Time, as a relative dimension, is jumbled as a technique to explore this fascinating rivalry in more realistic depth.
Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
Small Fish Big Fish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ferguslie Park, Scotland, 1965. Stephen is trying to navigate his way through the uncharted waters of growing up: the world of first dates, family dramas, sex, friendships and bullies. When he chooses to keep a ten pound note he finds on the floor of a grocery store, a sequence of events is set in play culminating in a horrific crime that will test Stephen’s character to the limit.