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Happy Slumbers
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Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
Clear Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
When carpenters work for bigshots - and fall for beautiful women - who gets nailed? "It's funny, very tender, and enormously, tremendously human. In fact, Clear Heart just might be one of the most human books I've read in a long time." —Colleen Mondor, Bookslut
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.
Raisinheart
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Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Three stories of a lonely youth. Jimmy Kruzel's bad luck is that his worst enemies are always his best friends, or is it the other way around, and that sometimes his darkest hours seem to come right after the dawn. In tales more bitter than sweet, Jimmy finds that you can attract more flies with honey than you can with vinegar, but really, who wants to attract flies anyway?
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.
The Very Large Princess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Aye, she is large. Large of heart and large of mind." Drusilla loves Prince Aubrey, but can he requite her love? Her sister Margery is so very beautiful, and Drusilla is so very large. (Short story, 5,550 words)
The Excess Road
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Price: Free! Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The Excess Road paths to wisdom diverge on the campus of Wessex College where you can find a good education and good party but you can also lose your mind like Joaquin Chandler.
You Are Free
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Price: Free! Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Someone once told me that the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story was that a fairy tale begins “once upon a time…” and a sea story begins “no shit…”
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.
The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Quintessence of Dust
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Price: Free! Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
stories by Craig Wallwork: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
The Girl on the Swing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
Julia believes that she has lived before. Suspended from her job and grieving for her lost son, Julia's past lives become an escape from her troubles in the present. For the first time, she meets someone in this life whom she recognises from a previous existence. But this man is a murderer, convicted of killing his wife. Past and present entwine, culminating in a dramatic conclusion.
Musings of the Soul: Bound by Nature vol.1
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Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories exploring human nature meshed with physical nature: Jacob's Cross, Beagle and Sneakers, & Mount Good Take.
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)
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Price: Free! Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.
Drums: a Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
Last Exit to Pine Lake
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Price: Free! Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dying writer goes off into the woods to die in peace. So much for that idea.
Disconnected
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Price: Free! Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the aftermath of 9/11, love gone awry in the 1940s comes full circle, uniting and re-uniting six intertwining lives. Disconnected explores the serendipity of our hates and loves, the resilience of our hearts, and the simple magic of mercy.
Envious Shadows
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Price: Free! Words: 136,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about a black and white relationship in a small Maine town that explores the many forms of prejudice, particularly that of a racist Nazi group that hounds the couple and causes tragedy, but also many other external ways--class, religion, sexual orientation, even appearance and personality-- that people use to unfairly judge others.
The Now or Never - Amnesia for Fun and Prophet (A Mindgame Prequel)
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Price: Free! Words: 118,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A spiritual journey through India, a detour into amnesia, a plunge into adventure, as humor lights the way to liberation. A book for the intelligent reader who knows that spiritual truth lies within—and that it takes a bit of laughter, plus facing the muck at times, to get there. Fiction based in fact, the sacred tinged with sacrilege, and an entertaining boost for those on their path to freedom.
Listen: twenty-nine short conversations
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Price: Free! Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of short fiction by Corey Mesler: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com