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Human Detritus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
HUMAN DETRITUS is a collection of nine short works about the kind of people we’ve all encountered: a victim. A teacher. A dysfunctional family. A slut and a factory worker. Told with caustic anger and sardonic humor, these are stories of human debris left behind by some and absorbed by others.
In a time of Drought and Hunger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a time of Drought and Hunger by irish author Gerard Beirne is set in the Canadian north at a time when the boreal forest is on the move due to climate change, shrinking at its southern boundaries and expanding at its northern ones. Tom’s life is likewise changing. His children have grown up and moved south. He is uncertain about his future in the north, his future with his wife Clara...
Don't Be A Stranger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
....couldn't be more noir: Sep could be Philip Marlowe's brusquer, more antagonistic brother....There are moments when Sep's aggressive showmanship begins to crack when he softens his hard-talking abrasiveness with gentle coaxing, his belligerent repartee with moments of fluid interiority....told mostly through tough-guy banter, which allows the reader to move quickly with Sep.... Kirkus Review
Metaporeidi
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Price: Free! Words: 67,460. Language: Italian. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il tuo ultimo libro di racconti che sono… com’è che si dice? Ah, sì: uno più bello e straordinario dell’altro!
Un cielo blu genziana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il racconto prende spunto dalla figura di un grande intellettuale del nostro paese, l'architetto Tita Carloni. Prima della sua scomparsa andava ripetendo una frase che ha segnato profondamente l'autore: “sotto la nebbia sarà tutto cemento, sopra vivranno gli animali e coloro che vi si adegueranno”.
The Magpie Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of thirteen mixed genre short stories based on the well-known Magpie Rhyme.
The Naked World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forty years ago, Henry Barton played a superhero known as the Grey Knight on television. Rotting away forgotten in a retirement home, Henry's mind finally snaps and he becomes the hero he played so long ago. Now as Henry battles imagined evils on the streets of a small California town, it's up to his faithful sidekick to save Henry--and himself.
Gordie and Skoot Kill a Bear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Two young veterans return to Iraq to reclaim their souls, which fled from their bodies during combat.
The Long Way
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jordan embarks on a quest of memory and desire, which may be the longest journey of all. (This selection is also available in: Resurrection, Stories for the Living and Dead.)
The Jewish Ghosts of Pattaya
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story is one of sixteen short stories from CHAIRS. The voices are those of Bangkok based freelance journalists and their invited guests. Each Saturday morning, over coffee, the members of Chairs gather to share the latest gossip, scandals, myths, dangers, exploits, and loves that bind together their small community. Sam Kohl is a narrator of the main stories, and Sam reveals...
Manslaughter and Other Tears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of award winning short stories by Dianne Gray. Some stories will surprise and shock, while others will raise gooseflesh and evoke tears of joy and sorrow…but all are compelling and will have you on the edge of your seat wanting more.
Of Wars & Weddings
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Price: Free! Words: 20,820. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The United States is gone. Society has collapsed. But family still remains. Four siblings come together to celebrate a wedding. But it's not that simple; with family it never really is. There's hate. There's revenge. There's ambition. There's a thirst for conquest. Separated by distance and their ideals what will happen when they reunite?
Sooner the Tarpeian Rock
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"People recall an abyss with pleasure; it is impossible to recall a bore without dread. Sooner the Tarpeian Rock than an author of ill repute."
Chalk Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michelle befriends the mother of the young man who pushed her from the path of a truck- and died doing so - eight years earlier. A young adult novella that anyone over the age of twelve can read.
The Ant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In an unnamed dictatorship, one man faces certain death unless he is able to rise to an impossible challenge presented by a sadistic member of the royal family.
Delhi Deadlines
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A washed out journalist, posted to India to cover a bloody election campaign, uncovers truths about his son's life - and death - in the country, truths that test loyalties forged in the war zones of Bosnia and Rwanda. A fiercely evocative narrative of modern-day India, filled with the clamour and hot stinks of its capital, this is a novel of death woven through with life.
Les Squelettes dans le Placard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: French. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Steer habite la France profonde, faisant de son mieux pour s’intégrer, pour maîtriser le français, pour enseigner l’anglais. Il y a parfois des malentendus, voire des bagarres. Nous sommes de vieux ennemis après tout et certains des villageois ont des mémoires longues et amères. Et lorsque l’un d’entre eux parle à William d’apprendre l’anglais, alors, il n’est pas question de lui dire non.
Hackettstown (A Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"I've gone for a roll. I'll be back tomorrow. -- Love, Dave" Early on a summer morning, Dave Riggler hits the road. His mission: To save a friendship. With just his wheelchair and his Walkman, he'll roll miles in search of Lisa, his pen pal. This is a story of loss, angst, letting go.
lucky luke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does it mean when weird coincidences start crowding in on you? Well . . it depends on how you read them. And sometimes women seem to be better at that than men.
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.