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The Princess Who Was Loved By All
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Roxanne's kindness endears her to all at Court, but she herself is sometimes lonely. Her favorite companion, the Earl of Lyndon, is much older than she and quite a man of the world. Though the Earl can never be more than a friend to her, Roxanne yearns for a deeper connection. (Short story, 9,000 words)
Bank Holiday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Even poets have impossible ambitions. A short story, originally published in Lily Lit Review, April 2006; includes a longer unpublished version.
sPARKLE & bLINK 2.8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
sPARKLE & bLINK is published in conjunction with the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, which takes place in San Francisco and is hosted by Evan Karp. This is the eighth issue of volume 2, as performed on September 5 2011 at The Conservatory of Flowers [the second installment of The Greenhouse Effect]. For more information: http://wp.me/p1tiGa-vD.
Tales from a Stricken Submarine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An explosion, and a submarine is sent to the bottom of the sea. Twenty-three members of the crew have secured themselves in the control room. In the knowledge that they are beyond rescue, they begin to swap stories in the darkness, telling one another their last confessions, their blackest secrets. But one of them, instead of telling his terrible secret, is hiding one…
Bodies Don't Hang Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by NuPub, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samuel J. Gilderspoon considers himself not the lucky fellow that wealth implies. Fat, awkward, and ugly, all he wants is to cast his body aside, and for a few evenings, enjoy the admiration inspired by beauty, smoothness, and charm. A blind date and a promise for help embolden him to reach for happiness. Will the date prove his chance for bliss or be the first step in convicting himself of crime?
Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
The Disappearance of Felix Kulp
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Don’t be fooled by the epistolary form of this novel—it is a wonderful and engrossing read. Every letter writer’s voice is unique and distinctive. From the divorced second wife Leila’s hilarious couplets and poison-penned fury at her cheating husband to the chap selling the pornographic Japanese art, all letters make compelling reading in the mystery of why and how Felix disappears.
Solos en los bares de noche
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Historia de desarraigos, de penas y soledades, Solos en los bares de noche narra la historia de Diego, un español que, huyendo de Barcelona en busca de su lugar en el mundo, ha terminado en Irlanda, rodeado de buenos —y borrachos— amigos en el Johnnie Fox's Pub, una taberna de Dublín donde intenta ahogar su melancolía en las brumas del alcohol.
The Last Snowsuit of Eva Braun
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Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The last five days in Hitler's Berlin bunker in 1945, told through the watchful eyes of his loyal Alsatian, Blondi. A young German officer falls for Eva Braun, and tries to convince her to escape her suicide pact and fly away with him. Can the affair they conduct behind the back of the Führer change history forever?
Mensagem do Exílio
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Series: Poesia em Português · Poesia Completa · Complete Poetry. Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
Mensagem do Exílio é um livro denso e introspectivo. Depois de explorar, em seu livro Nuvem, o lado leve e alegre da vida, o autor investiga agora seu lado mais sombrio. Mensagem do Exílio é um relato íntimo da solidão.
A Surgeon With Big Ears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
The Cove
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,460. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Most people who visit coastal Maine see only the stark and rugged beauty of the pine groves and rocky beaches. But for those that live and work there, it's very different. THE COVE tells the tale of a family, deeply rooted in Maine, and of a town where corruption and the Mob play a dark counterpoint to the idyllic postcard images.
Ribbon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She told him he'd be sorry . . . A retelling of a Halloween classic :-)
Shine Like The Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can rock stars find solace in retirement? Roy Huntley thought so, but it’s hard to shed the role that dominated his life. He’d come of age believing music could change the world, and that he could play a part. As with each generation, he struggles to reconcile advancing years with the aspirations of youth. His identity is defined by the spotlight. Can he give it up? Will fans and family let him?
The Trail Planet With Hammocks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you love love and despise evil you may love this book. If you do not love love and despise evil you may be squashed when I am elected World President. This is a story of a Brain Nugget implant from a superior planet that allows Sparky to experience the Trail Planet as if his consciousness is within a beautiful Trail Planet artist, musician, speaker and lover of Gus.
La Korrandine de Tevelune
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Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 113,290. Language: French. Published: February 5, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Depuis le Moyen Âge jusqu’à l’occupation de Sourcarol par les Allemands, en passant par la fabrication des ponnes au xixe en Charente, les Chinels de Wallonie et bien d’autres choses encore, Vincent part à la recherche de La Korrandine de Tevelune, sur des chemins qui le conduiront du réel à l’imaginaire, d’une Korrandine à une autre.
Concerning Jackson Willard
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Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sleep deprivation and an interviewing a purported immortal are enough to toy with anyone's head.
El papiro (Primera novela de la trilogía El Papiro)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ante el temor de estar en presencia de un Anticristo, monjes de una antigua Misión Capuchina inician la despiadada persecución de un joven predicador. La Santa Sede aprueba la acción porque cree que descubrirá el misterio de un fragmento de Los Papiros del Mar Muerto donde se revelan oscuros secretos.
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.
Spring Moon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
43 Haiku by Quamrul Hassan