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Fear and Aggression
By Dane Bagley
Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
Warm Winter's Garden
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
By Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
You Are Free
By Matthew Montague
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…”
The Very Large Princess
By Sheela Word
Price: Free! 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)
Musings of the Soul: Bound by Nature vol.1
By LK Hunsaker
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.
The Girl on the Swing
By Ali Cooper
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.
What Lies Buried
By John Bishop
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.
The Excess Road
By Joshua Jones
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.
Last Exit to Pine Lake
By Lenny Everson
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.
Linehan's Trip
By Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(3.75 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, journeys to Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
Ogólna teoria jesieni [General theory of autumn]
By Tomasz Sobieraj
Price: Free! Words: 18,900. Language: Polish. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty short stories balancing between realism, weird realism and dreamy atmosphere, known from Kafka and Schulz; amazing, poetic book, where beauty of darkness is mixed with the beauty of lightness; it's not a Kafka's plaint - it's a celebration, it's a lust, it's a mystery.
A Land of Ash
By David Dalglish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
0.75 star(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted once every 600,000 years. We’re 40,000 years overdue. Lava flows stretch for hundreds of miles. A cloud of ash billows east, burying the Midwest, destroying crops, and falling upon the Pacific Coast like a warm, dead snow. The remnants of the United States flees south as the global temperatures plummet. These are the stories of the survivors.
Scattered Fake Sunflowers
By LK Hunsaker
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sully finds a match to his vase in a place he never would have expected: the beginning of a short story series titled Nature's Molding.
Far From Home - Part 2
By Tony Malone
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do Charles Darwin, Britney Spears and the Australian Prime Minister have in common? They all get a mention in Part 2 of 'Far From Home'! If you want to find out the real reason for first contact (and the importance of a certain kind of tea) download this book now ;) Of course, it would make sense to download (and read) Part 1 first...
Quintessence of Dust
By KUBOA
Price: Free! Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
stories by Craig Wallwork: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Texas MFA
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Texas once was Mexico, once indigenous land, part of Turtle Island – indigenous descriptor for the continent. Still is. Texas is Latin America, Anglo America, African America, Indigenous America, Asian America. Texas overlaps. Tejas, Teyas – meaning allies, or friends, or possibly "tough guys." What cosmic forces might converge at this point on the old Chisholm cattle trail?
Why a Train?
By Dan Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
A man awake on a train, but is unaware to how or why he is there. This stream of consciousness short follows his mind to see what the evening has in store for him. FOr more visit www.banocanut.com
The Friendship of Mortals
By Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Herbert West can revivify the dead – after a fashion. Miskatonic University librarian Charles Milburn agrees to help him, compromising his principles and his romance with Alma Halsey, daughter of the Dean of Medicine. West’s experiments become increasingly risky, but when he prepares to cross the ultimate border, only Charles can save his life – if his conscience lets him.
Traveller Wedding
By Graham Jones
Price: Free! Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TRAVELLER WEDDING is narrated by a nomadic woman called Christine who is furious at the release of a violent videogame about a traveller wedding for the Christmas market.