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A Question of Faith
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You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, a Baptist pastor on the Gulf coast of Alabama, loses his faith. He set out to discredit atheist literature but instead he sees that he can't argue against any of it. It changes his life and that is when the crisis occurs. My statement against religious fanaticism of any kind opens on the Sunday after the change.
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.
Theotokion
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You set the price! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beware the man you pull from the river; he may have thrown himself there for a purpose.
Human Detritus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
HUMAN DETRITUS is a collection of nine short works about the kind of people we’ve all encountered: a victim. A teacher. A dysfunctional family. A slut and a factory worker. Told with caustic anger and sardonic humor, these are stories of human debris left behind by some and absorbed by others.
Aristo's Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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As the practices at his father's late-night museum ‘staff meetings’ unfold themselves to Pavlos, the boy is led deeper into a sinister confrontation with what Papa calls his ‘family', but which brings him, through the ancient face-masks and relics, to unquiet souls of Greeks believed to have been thousands of years dead. A strong blend of eeriness, suspense, and an outsider's need to belong.
Mouse's Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Kerrera House Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anthony "Mouse" Maas, a commodity broker caught in the Baby Boomer crunch with free-spending daughters and parents in financial need, meets his high-school sweetheart at his mother's funeral. His first love reignites an old passion in him and he devises a scheme to allow him to quit brokering and pursue his dream...but then everything starts to go terribly wrong.
The Shoemaker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
Bright Red Devil
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 2010 Nashville, Tennessee, Bright Red Devil chronicles eight months in the life of Jake Maynor. Once the city’s foremost radio disc jockey, he has in a decade descended to the depths of occupational ruin and moral decay.
Ocellus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Geordie sketchbook featuring time-travel, reincarnation and the entire history of Newcastle-upon-Tyne from Roman to present day.
Bend
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 73. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. 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.
Sirens
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Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
With his four year old daughter dead, Ulysses Albright realizes that his existence only makes his wife miserable. To save her, he must leave. Or perhaps destroy himself. And yet, Ulysses can’t end his life, so he takes a pilgrimage. This emotional short story considers the loss of a child, destruction of a marriage, and how some broken pieces aren’t meant to be put back together again.
Historias del Kronen (edición especial 20 aniversario)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2014 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Ya hay una nueva generación que trae la calle, la gran ciudad, la esquina, el dialecto, las tribus urbanas, la vida…” Con estas palabras saludaba Francisco Umbral, un escritor que siempre tuvo muy buen oído para el runrún de la modernidad, la llegada al mundo literario de José Ángel Mañas y su "Historias del Kronen".
The Good Doctor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr Thomas Eliot, just arrived from Europe at the end of the Second World War, gets his first post at Leicester in the UK. As an enthusiastic young man, he is full of fresh ideas. Nevertheless, he sees the people around him coping with life while the rationing is still in force causing a lack of good food.
Le Gang des bigoudènes (Saison 1)
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Series: Le gang des bigoudènes, Saison 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: French. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Anna, Suzanna, Tristana, Leila. Quatre jeunes homosexuelles en quête d'absolu, égarées dans les méandres des corps et du coeur. Paris, ses terrasses de café, ses arrière-cours d'immeubles et la Seine, immuable, sert de toile de fond aux love stories arc-en-ciel des bigoudènes. Nouvelle édition.
Chronology of an Egg
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.
Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Was Mr. Darcy real? Is time travel really possible? Eliza Knight thinks so. But can Fitz Darcy, The Man Who Loved Jane Austen love ordinary Eliza Knight? Things begin to happen in Chawton, England that could change everything. Will the beloved author be the wedge that divides or the tie that binds Eliza Knight and Fitz Darcy?
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.
Beach Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dozen short stories written at the turn of the millennium for Tropic, the Miami Herald Sunday Magazine By turns salty, kooky, sultry, sad and mad. This is where the salsa meets the sand.
Five Points Akropolis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,860. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An alternate future? An insecure past? Another present made of dense woodlands and waterways? Or of streets and buildings and crowds? Are its populations living beside one another in a welter of frequencies or wavelengths not generally experienced in Place and Time? What is FIVE POINTS AKROPOLIS? Willie the grave-digger would like to know. But "the girl" who seems somehow responsible isn't saying.
Twisted Together
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You set the price! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twisted Together captures those odd moments when we discover that a close friend, a stranger, a loved one, a neighbor, someone we thought we knew, or even we ourselves are not who we thought and can never be again. These seventeen pieces of short and flash fiction visit twisted and sometimes humorous perspectives on relationships of all kinds.