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Yours Until Morning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When June Kerrigan plunges headlong into a reckless affair with her wealthy summer neighbor, her dull domestic world takes on a flavor and excitement she never imagined possible -- until an unforeseen tragedy at summer's end changes June's life forever. Set on Cape Cod in the summer of 1963, 'Yours Until Morning' explores the dreams and desires of a young family on the brink of a changing world.
Exuberance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Exuberant Elena bursts out of Angie’s imagination shortly after Angie turns 30, causing her life to spiral out of control. To her family’s horror, Angie transforms into the irrepressible Elena, and sets out to conquer the world - and her husband’s best friend. After she’s diagnosed as bipolar, all those swept by the ensuing tempest must face the demons of their past in order to build a new future.
Holidays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.
Sister Ruby Rosarita Mermaid and the Storytelling Soup
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the Old Sea dries up and the Old Mermaids find themselves on the New Desert, Sister Ruby Rosarita Mermaid discovers she can cook soups. And not just any soups, but soups infused with magic, joy, love, and sustenance. When the Peppermans come to live in the desert and the Javelina Conflict erupts, Sister Ruby discovers her soup is more magical than even she could ever have imagined.
She Haunts Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on a true event, this is the touching tale of a woman misunderstood and left unjustifiably incarcerated for life. She is forever a sparkle of light in her dim surroundings, leaving valuable lessons in her wake. It is a story of joy, heartbreak, surprise, and anger, and is destined to be remembered.
The Machete
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inácio Ramos is a cellist. His young wife, daughter of a poor shopkeeper, does not understand his art. She is drawn instead to popular music and those who play it, above all to a mediocre law student who is back in Rio de Janeiro for the holidays.
Bend
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 73. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An aging man discusses some of the vexing disappointments of his life with his mistress. A literary short story.
Hell and Heaven
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: Russian. Published: August 26, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Книга наполнена потусторонними видениями людей, испытывающих наркотическую зависимость, запредельными путешествиями, в которые отправляет их психолог на сеансах лечения. Он предоставляет им возможность подышать испарениями ада и целебным воздухом рая, предлагает самим сделать выбор, что им ближе - ад или рай.
Redford & Newman: Last Call
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You set the price! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Redford and Newman: Last Call", (approx. 9000 words). The two great American actors meet on the night one year prior to Newman's death of lung cancer. They exchange barbs, sentimentality and wordless commentary over a final evening of cocktails and dinner, much as they did onscreen, though in this case, unedited and in real life.
To Love, or Not to Love, That is Art
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
To Love, or Not to Love, That is Art, chronicles painter Kaela Elizabeth Cedar’s inspiration, the love in her life, and how one influences the other. As she debates her engagement to an uninspiring man, she is met with one that inspires her, incredibly. In the following confusion she recalls her father’s last breaths, her mother’s hysterical shrieks, and her grandfather’s comforting advice, while
Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night" brings a number of Shelly Lowenkopf’s previously published short stories together in a single volume. All the stories revolve around life in Santa Barbara, the oceanside city north of Los Angeles, where people go after they've burned out in San Francisco or L.A.
One Place
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sometimes there's nothing you can do but accept it, and move on.
Nine Princesses: Tales of Love and Romance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Nine Renaissance maidens overcome obstacles to happiness and romance in this book of short tales. Anne has almost decided to become a nun, when a midnight encounter proves to have unexpected consequences. Bernadette cannot inherit her father's throne, but she is determined to become a queen through marriage...."A woman may reach for what she desires, and gain it." (76,600 words)
Brothers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anita, a waitress at the Burger Ranch, hates when the manager’s drunken brother staggers in at closing time every Friday night as the crew is trying to clean up. Sick of having to include him when they all go out to shoot pool at a bar, Anita comes up with a scheme to discourage him from ever joining in again.
Sleep Has No Master
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can we tell the difference between our dreams and reality? In his latest collection of short stories and flash fiction, Jon Konrath dances between metafiction and nihilism in an absurdist world of geek culture that form the 27 fast-paced stories in Konrath's bizarro compendium.
Miroir-Temps II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: French. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Piano, plume ou pinceau: même quête, même patience, même labeur acharné pour découvrir une éphémère adéquation au monde. Comme un pêcheur à la traîne, le narrateur hale des songes immémoriaux dans les hauts fonds du temps, mais chaque matin, il se réveille un peu plus loin de lui-même… Horreur! Déjà vieux… Il a envier de tuer Dieu!
The Gospel of Ivan
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does it mean to have perfect faith? How do we prove our loyalty to the ideals we hold dear? Follow Jack Korbanski, Ivan Piper and Earl Hading as each comes to terms with what it means to believe... and how much that belief can cost.
The Danger of Being Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Everett prides himself on making sense of the absurd and the arbitrary. He writes. But daring to make himself into the author of his own life will propel him down a blind path of dangerous secrets after one impulsive decision plunges him to the bottom of his own fractured psyche, and all the way back to the beginning of his own story. To the one place he could never escape.
Postcards from Condi Rice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
As an airport security representative, Gabe travels the globe in the wake of 9/11. As a hoax on his boss, he composes phony postcards from Condi Rice. only to discover he may be on the receiving end of a much more complicated and dangerous deception.
Crowning Glory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A grieving grandmother roams the streets in search of absolution. Short Story.