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Among The Humans
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Beer-soaked and hard-boiled, Jerry the Bird is doing his best to fit into human society. He has a fledgling career writing mysteries, but when his lizard best friend drags him into the search for a missing stripper, Jerry finds himself living a dime-store mystery instead of writing one, all while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. Dark and hilarious, Among the Humans is unforgettable.
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
(4.44 from 9 reviews)
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.
Another Month, Another Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ferguson, a septuagenarian, lives out his golden years in a humble bungalow. His wife? Gone. His family? Gone too. All he has left: his best friend Digger. So when a glitzy widow arrives in the neighbourhood it surely brings a newfound optimism. Or has death already arrived? A story of mortality and surrender. Another Month, Another Death: A Short Story.
The Glassblower's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(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.
The Coffin Lady of Crosby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
Digging Out
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Abbie lives with her grandmother and her twins, Jed and Jill, on a farm cluttered with old machinery. One day she snaps, and decides to clean up decades of mess. To her surprise, everyone benefits.
An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the biggest day of her career, Henrietta Davis finds herself running late. But nothing will stand in the way of her march to success. Not even a car horn. A tale of disaster, and carefully calculated revenge. An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time: A Short Story.
Leaving Gilead
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier.
A Silent Company: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Hillary wakes on a dreary winter’s morning. The night after a wedding. And a night of unbelievable regret . . . but not for her. A story of rebirth amid the rubble of a former life. A Silent Company: A Short Story.
Playground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lizzy dreams of a day when her son can play in peace. Without fear of bigger kids ruining everything. But it seems that no one else shares her dream. And will that alone stop her in her tracks? A story of hope and altruism. Playground: A Short Story.
Acquiescence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lisa finds herself, like so many others, going to extreme lengths to find love: Speed dating. It worked for others, so why not for her? But will she be able to find those rebellious types she’s so keen on? A story of love, reality and friendship. Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story.
Sister Christian-Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Sliding Past Vertical
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
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.
Nobody Thinks About Factories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan readies to leave her beau of five years. But who, really, holds the strings? Will he take his chance to manipulate her one more time . . . for old time’s sake? A story of rightly, and wrongly, taken revenge. Nobody Thinks About Factories: A Short Story.
When the Prime Minister Sneezes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The prime minister has everything he needs. Bodyguards. A chauffeured limousine. And various assistants in charge of his appearance. He’ll need all the help he can get for his wife’s funeral. A story of grief and gleam. When The Prime Minister Sneezes: A Short Story.
El vuelo
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Series: POESÍA CONTEMPORÁNEA. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: Spanish. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A todos nos gusta soñar, reír y a veces divagar… Ir más lejos. Dejarnos llevar. Estar donde nadie ha ido… Más allá del espacio y del tiempo… ¡Volar!... Ir tras los sueños… Hasta donde ellos nos lleven… ¡Al infinito!… A lo desconocido… Hasta donde nacen los sueños. Hasta donde todo es infinito.
The Baer Boys
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Price: $3.99 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.
Father's Watching
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kerri Johnson fights back against all the troubles in her life. Because she has someone to fight for: Her granddaughter. A tale of inheritance both physical and spiritual. Father’s Watching: A Short Story.