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Ben Armstrong's Strange Trip Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Your brother forgives you,' Ben Armstrong is told by his mother's ghost, 'Don't waste that,' and so the hero of this novel starts his long journey home. What follows is a wild ride through the subconscious. It's amusing and hilarious and weird, and unlike any homecoming story you've ever read before...
Notes from the Buffer Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Carpenter considers Tracy a lost cause, one of those students who cares little about school and even less about completing her writing assignments. Until the day Tracy offers her teacher a glimpse into the creative soul that lies beneath the teenage exterior. And that glimpse will change everything Tracy’s teacher knows about her student, and herself.
This is My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
Disappearances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Disappearances tells the story of a young man mentally disconnected. Early one morning he’s awoken from a restless sleep by a plane crash outside his apartment window. Rushing down to the scene, the young man is unable to find anyone – no people, no rescue workers, no survivors. He is alone. Everyone he loves, everyone else on the planet as far as he knows, has disappeared.
HiStory of Santa Monica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection is thematically linked by both the characters-who are struggling to realize their Hollywood dreams and the setting-Santa Monica, California.
A Child from the Wishing Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Gerard's wish is to break out of paranoia and mental illness to re-discover daughter Rosie's love for her father. He takes her to violin lessons and tries to trust Ruth, Rosie's tutor, to help him to know how to bond with his daughter. Is the eerie music tutor Ruth's foul-smelling garden well a place where wishes happen or is Rosie in danger from which her ill father can still rescue her ?
Countdown, Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stained carpet, a boy’s love of a cat, a dopey scientist, a treacherous river: these four new short stories from JR Hughes range from love to cats, from family life to death.
Montana Brides Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
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Series: Montana Brides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 219,660. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fall in love with the first three books in the Montana Brides series!
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
The Gold Watch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
When Luís Negreiros returns home from the office one evening, he finds a fine watch and chain on a table in his bedroom. The watch isn't his and can't be his young and beautiful wife Clarinha's, either. Whose is it then? Luís Negreiros's suspicions are immediately aroused.
What Starla Did
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A Texas teenager deliberately gets pregnant so she can sell the baby on the Internet and use the money to become a Hollywood star.
Proxy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Nobel Peace Prize
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by SycoraxBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Wright, undistinguished employee at a startup in Cambridge, is awakened by a call from Norway informing him that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The call sounds like a hoax and it is unlikely to reshape Will’s future. But it immediately changes his past. In the 24 hours before the Nobel Committee makes its official announcement, what started out as incredible gradually becomes inexplicable.
Rembrandt's Confession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rembrandt is famous for his paintings but not many people know about his personal life. After his wife Saskia had died, his life became embroiled in relationships that would shock the world even today. This short story is about the other side of Rembrandt, that is documented, but few people know of. He was a great artist, but at the same time - a great criminal.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Ten Thousand New Year's Eves
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine this: It's New Year's Eve and you're at a party, in a ballroom, standing beneath a crystal chandelier. On each piece of cut crystal you see an image of someone else's New Year's Eve. Dawn DeAnna Wilson shines a light through that chandelier, illustrating a simple yet powerful truth: we are all connected.
Contos Breves
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Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Colectânea de pequenos contos resultante de uma selecção e de uma revisão de textos criados entre 1999 e 2007, período que corresponde, aproximadamente, à minha colaboração do DN Jovem.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]