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Pieces: A Collection of Short Fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From an inept witch with a vendetta to a banshee with a drinking problem, this collection of short stories has the right mix of normal and paranormal. "PIECES" features stories previously published in anthologies, as well as some never-before-seen work from this author. Sometimes funny, sometimes eerie, and always with that touch of voice singular to Heather, PIECES will stay with you.
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.
Trial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man stands trial for brutally killing a 12-year-old girl. But does a trial bring actual justice? And what can a father do to deal with the horror? A heart-wrenching story about those left behind to cope with the aftermath.
Randolph's Cosmetics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Randolph takes the train with his wife, her beauty and its regime fascinate him in ways he could only imagine being appreciated; his life seems so empty and he longs to have a way to express himself visually and emotionally.
If the Shoe Fits
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A little shoe therapy does a soul good. For Paulette Stevens, one particular pair of heels appears to be the perfect answer for the day. But if the shoes fit, will they really bring Paulette happiness?
The Baer Boys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
Herr Ahlen and Kaptein Persson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
on a lonely norwegian hillside one christmas morning, a young man sits and ponders his life and his hoped for love, Vera. his thoughts are interrupted by the arrival of two gentlemen out for a walk. agreeing to continue the walk as a threesome they discover the remains of a fox and the entire atmosphere of the walk quickly changes.
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.
But I wasn´t
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 720. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"But I Wasn’t" is the touching story of a boy who has been given the task of walking his little sister to school. He finds it hard to combine his big boy image with the job at hand. He can’t see the end of the misery either.
The Blue Train To Heaven
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Series: Short Reads · Free July. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
O Príncipe e a Singularidade - Um Conto Circular
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Esta é a história do Príncipe, também conhecido por Mestre ou, por vezes, por Francisco. Mais ou menos imortal, atravessa os milénios lutando contra o Desejo e a Rejeição, as causas da Infelicidade e do Mal. Falha sempre os seus objectivos, até ao momento em que se desinteressa da sua cruzada e decide morrer, o que não acontece. Em vez disso, é promovido.
Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,710. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Affair is a novel by Nick Stokes. A man who collects sticks and gathers stones has an affair with a woman in the woods and struggles to return to his wife. An author writes about a man having an affair in order to destroy the man and discover who he is. The two stories are woven and inextricable. Affair was serialized by The Seattle Star from 2012-2014.
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
Sliding Past Vertical
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ten years after a brief college romance, Emerson and Sarah have remained comfortable, long-distance friends. Yet secretly he longs for her and is quick to offer comfort and support when her hasty decisions end in varying degrees of disaster. When her drug-dealing boyfriend lands her in deep trouble, she calls Emerson again. But is this the rescue that pushes their friendship to the breaking point?
The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
A mysterious nine-year-old from the Blessed Lands sails into the lives of a couple in the Republic, claiming to be the Daughter of the Sea and the Sky. Is she a troubled child longing to return home, or a powerful prophet sent to unravel the fabric of the Republic? The answer will change the lives of all she meets… and perhaps their world as well. [Literary, Saga, Speculative]
The Thing
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Series: Short Reads · Free July. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The absurd and the macabre come together in this collection of short fiction and microfiction. The THING, The Wrappings, Happy, and Charity give us satire, fantasy, and a taste of the future. Thomas Jefferson Roosevelt embodies all three in the Wrappings. However don't forget Gusta's ulcerated leg that earns him no charity. The voice and vision of the Author Charles Harvey knows no bounds.
To the Left of the Microwave
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eclectic characters in this collection of ten tales contend with the classic, American quest after freedom. The women in these stories grapple with greed in 1980s New York, tangle with an Indiana abortion clinic surrounded by protesters, and succumb to a wacky adventure with a scientist who thinks he’s losing his mind in California.
The House of Charles Swinter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,220. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The House of Charles Swinter is an intelligent love story for discerning readers, spanning two continents and set in the present day. It deals obliquely with questions of multiculturalism, mortality and globalisation. (Warning: contains (1) humour, (2) tragedy, (3) unexpected plot-twists. Not for the faint-hearted.)
John Doe Versus Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A chef named Doe avoids wartime service when he’s mysteriously assigned as a cook for condemned men at an isolated prison. While he escapes what he thought would be certain death as a soldier, he can’t elude reminders of his mortality. Fear follows him home, forcing him to question man's beliefs. Friends and killers and a pie-obsessed elderly woman help Doe come to terms with life.