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Vuurvoël
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 55,100. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 11, 2011 by ShalvaPub. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'n Bundel Afrikaanse kortverhale en twee novellas. Satiriese sosiale kommentaar, en sommer net lekker lag daarby.
My Son and I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An old man waits patiently for his son's visit. He is not disappointed. His son has come to visit. His son has served his country well and become a successful businessman in his own right. They walk in the park, listening to the birds, enjoying the warm summer sun and the cool breeze on their faces. The old man reminisces about his family and the wonderful gifts life has blessed him with.
Ámame más
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Desde muy joven, Sebastian se percató que los fantasmas que ven los humanos, son la gente real que lo acompaña y los vivos son como espíritus para él.
L’Arpenteur sidéral
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fasciné par une lointaine voix intérieure qui remue en lui de troubles réminiscences, il écoute les chants de l’abîme remonter aux sources de la Genèse. À l’ombre d’arcanes portant leur alchimie au point d’ébullition, des forces obscures l’arriment à la lumière, l’incitent à transiter vers l’inaccessible.
Still Waters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When researcher Teena Shostekovich returns home to find her computer files stolen, she suspects it has something to do with the case she’s working. But a call from the thief complicates things and nothing gets any clearer when Detective Logan Deo arrives. Meanwhile, as the story of cowgirl Jessie Weston unfolds on the shores of Lake Ponder, Teena and Jessie’s paths veer ever closer to collision
Book of Days
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Travel a man's life through twelve chapters, each chapter the length and breadth of a day. Claude is a boy who wanted to draw, a youth who had much to see, and a man compelled to put himself and those around him onto a canvas. The twelve days visited invite a reader to inhabit this person, who sought only to find honesty and permanence among those who touched him, and within himself.
Unwoven: six short stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,340. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This sixpack of short stories includes: 1. Girl on a Rock; 2. The One-Hundredth Goliath; 3. The Pump Jack Potion; 4. An Invisible Man; 5. Arturo’s Brains; 6. Walk, Not Stay. Excerpt from “The G.O.D. Journal: a search for gold,” by Jeff Posey, available spring 2012.
Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lin Han wants to honor her sister, but few options remain open to her. Still, she struggles to do the right thing and to keep her sister's memory. Historic fiction taking place during Tang dynasty China.
He Doesn't Belong: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new 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.
Pod prąd
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,280. Language: Polish. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Powieść-metafora, której miejscem akcji jest szpital psychiatryczny. Książka obfituje w wiele błyskotliwych, groteskowych i tragikomicznych scen, a język stanowi jedną z jej najmocniejszych stron.
Cedar Turtle, An Old Maker Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Old Maker series follows the life of Talib, an elderly master craftsman, and how he uses his work to touch the lives of the clients who come to his shop.
Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Roberto and his wife have just dropped off their children at the station and are now alone with each other in their suddenly quiet house. This brief tale, left unfinished, is one of Svevo's most terrifying.
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 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.
Mug Half-full
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about an encounter between two people in a coffee shop who discover that they have something in common.
Off the Reservation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
An Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A celebrity power couple adopts a Cambodian child. But what is really going on? A short story of 3,300 words, with samples from 6 other short stories. This story appears in the collection "Short Lives," available here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/482360
Delta - A Greek Triangle
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The storyline is based in in the Greek islands where Mark, about to become engaged to Maria, meets her mother Ariadne and the two become strongly attracted to one another. With Maria still anticipating the engagement, the three are caught in a Greek triangle. Meeting secretly in Venice, Mark and Ariadne are compromised by Maria's vindictive brother-in-law, leaving them to make agonising decisions.
Ready Reference Treatise: Washington Square
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 48 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 69. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Washington Square, by Henry James, is a tragicomedy written in a very simple style. The story revolves around a daughter and her father. The daughter is dull but sweet and the father is quite brilliant and highly authoritative.