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Terceira Pessoa
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lucimar Mutarelli escreve na rua, no metrô e no cinema. Anda com os ouvidos e os olhos bem abertos para registrar cenas e personagens do cotidiano. Quando a história é muito triste, aumenta o som da playlist e tem que se segurar pra não sair dançando ao som de Madonna, Abba e Legião Urbana.
The Complete Guide to Writing Haiku
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Complete Guide To Writing Haiku" is the only guide of its kind to cover all the essentials necessary to write English-language haiku. It covers such topics as the ten essentials of writing haiku, how to start on the haiku road, when to break the rules and when not to, counting syllables, nature references in haiku, and the use of stressed beats rather than counting syllables.
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
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.
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 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."
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.
Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tara lives for maths. And she loathes human contact. But on one chilly afternoon in a lecture hall, she finds herself the centre of attention. For better or worse. An odd-ball story of the socially awkward. Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay: A Short Story.
Nobody Likes a Quitter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All his life, Ben played football. Till one day he decides to, quite simply, up sticks and do something else. Give something else a try. But what will his best friend think? A story of friendship and hidden depths. Nobody Likes a Quitter: A Short Story.
Operation: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With nowhere to turn at Christmas, Harriet visits her estranged father. There are no battles, their lives are too short for them now. Only an echoing, never-ending silence. A touching father-daughter story. Operation: A Short Story.
Back in Touch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Are some best off left behind? Are others worth bringing back? And, can things really turn out the same? Or will the same mistakes reappear? A story which explores separation, and growth. Back in Touch: A Short Story.
Fire In Autumn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Journalist Alan Thompson lives for sport: Football. Sometimes cricket. Rugby when he must. So when he gets the order from on high to cover a male fashion show, he just about hits the roof. But the worst of it? He might have no choice but to accept. A laugh-out-loud tale of finding yourself in the wrong place at the right time. Fire in Autumn: A Short Story.
Nigel's Holiday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bestselling romance writer Nigel Hawthorne, brought low by writer's block, seeks inspiration in a walking tour of Romania, and finds more than he bargained for.
Strange Courtships: Nine Romantic Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This collection brings together nine “well-crafted” tales of contemporary women seeking love. Most of the stories appeared in literary magazines, and a few are new. From the mysteries of early love to online deceptions, Carla Sarett captures the charm of older Hollywood romance, tinged with the metaphysical. This is romance-deconstructed and turned on its head.
Susanna Childress
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Awst Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This collection includes 4 poems and an essay from Susanna Childress, first Featured Author from Awst Press. Each piece unflinchingly explores the loss of a friend, of a pet, of a neighbor's child, or of one's own child, as well as the involvement of others in support roles. The insight and power of this work can be appreciated by anybody including those not normally drawn to poetry.
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.
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.