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The Smoke That Thunders
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Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
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Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
Baby Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One part angry, two parts self-loathing, and a full cup of confused, Samantha is having trouble keeping her own secrets. First published in RE:AL Literary Journal Volume 30.1.
Hot Stuff
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
With her greed, a woman incites her jealous new flame to take revenge.
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.
Taking Candy from the Devil
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Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chris Bly, burnt out and broke after an ill-conceived software startup, retreats to his father’s collection of geodesic domes on the western slope of Washington’s Cascades Mountains. Brother Trent is a Hollywood stunt coordinator dabbling in jewel theft. Fake Bigfoot tracks surface and a mysterious stranger arrives to exact revenge. Redemption arrives with romance, a trebuchet and explosions.
The Cry Of Morning Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aiko was raped by her classmates and delivered a fatherless baby, but who can’t, for the life of her, recall that her baby died before or after birth. She sows seeds of morning glory on behalf of her boyfriend. As morning glory grows larger, the memory of her dead baby grows worse and starts tormenting her all the more.
De lelie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: Dutch. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Na een verkeersongeval bezoekt een vrouw haar zwaargewonde dochter in het ziekenhuis.
Omega
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Price: Free! Words: 153,790. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
Heaven on Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A woman overhears a conversation between two enigmatic old men. Are they who she thinks they are?
The Chamber Four Fiction Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
25 of the best short stories published on the web in 2009/10--chosen by the editors of ChamberFour.com, a website dedicated to making reading more enjoyable and more rewarding. Includes a wide range of stories from great online lit mags. This anthology is DRM-free and free to download. Find a complete table of contents, a PDF version, author bios, interviews, and more at Chamber Four.
La nouvelle vie d'Anna : première année
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Series: La nouvelle vie d'Anna. Price: Free! Words: 42,460. Language: French. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Anna Camors, adolescente surdouée peu sociable et à la limite de l'échec scolaire, tente sa dernière chance en intégrant le château de Camilia, un lycée-internat pour élèves à intelligence précoce. Elle va vite s'y faire des amis, des ennemis, et se retrouver plongée au coeur d'une mystérieuse affaire de complot...
Waaraan denkt u?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: Dutch. Published: December 5, 2011 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Als een vreemdeling de forensen op het perron aanspreekt, raakt een politicus zodanig in verwarring dat hij de verkeerde trein pakt. Wat bezielt hem en wat zullen de gevolgen zijn? Genomineerd voor de Piet Paaltjensprijs 2011.
Lieutenant C
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Price: Free! Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Kafkaesque, semi-surrealistic tale about a reluctant hero trying to save the world. The setting is the 1960's with World War II still raging on. Lieutenant C is an English teacher who is called upon--by mistake--to carry out a super-secret mission to end the war and defeat the Nazi-Trojans. He also pursues Helen McNunnly, the illusive woman of his dreams.
Fear and Aggression
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Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
Bleach|Blackout
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2008. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fans of fluffy romance novels and that all-too-familiar, over-hyped, edge-of-the-seat crap should steer clear. This is life at its most jaded. Offense Mechanisms is proud to present Bleach | Blackout by David S. Grant, two novels about drugs, sex, revenge, the corporate crunch, and the inevitable unpleasantness of life and death.
Warm Winter's Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
What Lies Buried
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Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
Corpus Callosum
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Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
Closing Shift
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Bannerwing Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.69 from 13 reviews)
Elli prefers working the evening shift in a coffee shop so she can plan, unnoticed, her escape from a life of quiet desperation. Will the arrival of an intense stranger draw her out?