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Lucid Dreaming - September 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The September issue includes, "Childhood Friends,” where the bullying of a child comes back to haunt the perpetrators and “End of the Line,” where a man bests the devil's adversary.
Googleplex
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A young couple discover their home may exist within a computer glitch.
Color Blind
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A married woman (white) becomes pregnant, at a time when she cheated on her husband once, with a black man. As birth approaches, she finally confesses, but not to her husband.
King of the Road
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A trucker lies dying. A soul goes riding. Someone sings amazing grace.
The Guy in 3C and Other Tales, Satires and Fables
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Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book is a mixed bag of satire, mordant and/or playful wit as well as other forms of non-realistic fiction. Targets include American historical blindness (The Guy in 3C”) , obsessive social correctness (“A Breach of Decorum”), greed (“The Reminder”) and literary pomposity (Litbiz Magazine Interview)
Rattlesnake and other tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Rattlesnake and other tales' was first published in 2001 by Polygon. 'From the expansive desert spaces of Arizona to the internal workings of the most fragile human mind, Dodds' stories are packed with subtle twists and turns, but told in an elegant, simple style.' (The book image shows the original Polygon paperback edition.)
A Disconnected Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jane never thought her life would come to this. Sally expected nothing more from her menial existence. Their tortured souls collide one fateful day. Experience a dramatic view into the lives of two women and one's highly unusual method of coping.
Words With Jam - February 2012
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
February 2012 Issue OUT NOW!
Rabbit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A middle aged slacker at the turn of the century, and the children he has created and destroyed. A novella.
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
Found At The Bottom Of The Glass
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young writer finds himself penniless and alone on a Thursday evening. To break the cycle of monotony, he journeys to the local pub for a drink. While there he meets a young girl who buys him drinks. She is an old friend and classmate who lends the young man an ear to ease his unhappiness. The young man accepts gladly and sheds his self-doubt in the process.
Marathon Runner
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Training for a marathon, and then training for another: the story is written in first person and portrays a runner.
Three Pagodas Pass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Most western critics of the junta that has ruled Burma since 1962—violently suppressing the democracy movement and crushing human rights while dominating the international opium trade—have hesitated to visit the country lest the cost of their trip help to prop up the regime. George Fetherling shared these concerns. But motivated by a desire to see the situation first hand, he resolved to go...
Significado cero
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
“Significado cero” es una excelente crónica de la llegada, siempre súbita, a la edad adulta, narrada se diría que de primera mano por una testigo presencial, con los últimos restos de esa ingenuidad y esa sensibilidad que poco a poco se irá diluyendo. Una novela con la que el lector se sentirá identificado en muchas de sus páginas.
Bahati Alikata Kiu
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Price: $2.33 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: Swahili. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bahati Alikata Kiu ni hadithi fupi iliyoendelezwa kutokana na riwaya Kiu. Bahati, kinyume na waliowengi waliomwona kauawa na Idi, alipona na aliishi maisha ya fanaka.
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.
Seven Tales of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seven brief tales depict various expressions of love—unwanted, unrequited, passionate, enduring—from the bright beginnings of youth, through the doubts and changes of middle age, to the comfort and familiarity of old age. Lyrical and intimate, these stories portray love as sometimes thrilling, sometimes disappointing, but always the dream that we yearn for.
Missing the Mark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250,290. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This is a book replete with suspense and danger. Margaret Ann will capture your heart as you sympathize and empathize with her. The main character grows up before your very eyes, and she makes the wrong choices at times, experiencing danger and fear, and contacts with those in the highest levels of government. Her sleuthingis amazing, and her resourcefulness will amaze the reader.
On a Darkling Plain
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You set the price! Words: 116,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samuel Jellerson, 56 and forced into early retirement, is walking in the woods behind the family farm in Maine one fall day when he witnesses a priest molesting a boy. From this one event all the action in the novel follows and draws a wide cross section of the town into a theme that explores the nature of evil and its antidote empathy, the force that creates community, and fellow-feeling.
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.