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Chroniques de Galadrie, tome 3 : le sacre du prince Mélia
Series: Chroniques de Galadrie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,220. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tandis que Guilhiam songe à désigner son successeur de son vivant, une nouvelle affaire vient perturber la vie tranquille qui s'était installée au palais depuis la naissance des jumeaux. Daniel Arthas, emprisonné sous haute surveillance à Baldrives, a bel et bien été assassiné. Le meurtre semblant lié à une vieille affaire, Tarek est contraint de reprendre ses fonctions.
When the Apricots Bloom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young woman lawyer trying to break through the heavy bureaucracy of the Egyptian legal system gets her chance when the Public Prosecutor calls upon her to make an appearance in court. The case is an ugly one: a young bicycle messenger beaten to death for no apparent reason. Unless, concludes the lawyer, he was carrying a message someone didn't want delivered.
Lazarus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Luke Collins is a schoolteacher, failed inventor and atheist, who raises his son from the dead. His celebrity status is short-lived, however, when an incident from his past is revealed in the media. He flees to a Greek island from which he is eventually deported. When he returns, he discovers that his son has a new identity, precipitating in Collins, albeit too late, a life-changing revelation.
The Sweetest Gift
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by Moonlit Skies Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Story. Gloria discovers generosity in a world where civilization has fallen and survival is difficult. This Christmas tale speaks of hope when the days are darkest.
This Year in Word of the Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Literati Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
365 Stories Inspired By Our Peculiar Language. The Word of the Day project began as a writing exercise but soon became a valuable outlet for the author of The Wonderboy Serials to beat back depression after the dissolution of his marriage.
Stairway to the Stars
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Stairway to the Stars” is the ninth volume of the “Jazz Saga”. It is the “Jazz Saga’s” bitter-sweet-happy-end when Irene gets all she has ever asked for: heaven on earth with all the only men of her life and a bigger than life adventure with Egon who had to die to offer her the impossible as her phantasmal lover. Though is this really all Irenchen has ever pined for? Search her!
My Punk Rock Mom
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A bitter orphan girl finds both love and her own humanity with her larger-than-life adopted mother.
An Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: 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
Report From Mali
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of the Arab Spring. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says of the manuscript: "This is a potentially important and significant novel on many levels, including formally..." Little, Brown says of the novel, “...our admiration for its ambition and the energy and high-octane force it applies toward these engrossing geopolitical events. Chance and his team are memorable characters."
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndropwlllandysiliogogogoch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You'll love this book. Really. The last page of this e-book divulges a great secret for happiness in life. You'll also meet a wonderful woman and a terrible villain, experience a conflict from a safe distance, and much more. How did the war between the Dutch and the Welsh begin? What caused the Internet to become a much nastier place? Why did the great writers succeed? Second Edition.
Every Broken Animal Will be Lifted to Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mister Sprinklers :oR: Every Broken Animal Will be Lifted to Heaven, part 3 of the Living Needle series, is the story of a pumpkin-headed scarecrow trying to make sense of the world & his best friend, Artemis. After he came to life with the rest of the world's scarecrows, Mr. Sprinklers must learn what being human means & risk rejection from the one human he loves most.
Leda and the Swan and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Marilyn Monroe never died. Her suicide was staged. Her assassin simply could not go through with it. Where did she hide and why is she back? Did America’s most glamorous woman age gracefully? Escape to the Italian Alps with teenage Portia Bianchi to evade the clutches of Dictator Benito Mussolini. She takes her family fortune and a da Vinci painting stolen by her family 400 years ago.
Ode a Um Poeta Naturalista
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
O significado do amor, das relações, da vida e da própria morte são alguns dos temas centrais da literatura universal abordados neste livro. O enredo da narrativa, que assenta numa história de amor vivida de dentro é apresentado sob a forma de um conjunto de cenas ou quadros relativos à vida de um poeta "naturalista". Este livro venceu em 1999 o Concurso Literário Teixeira de Queiroz.
PERSPECTIVE
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meet our writer/hero Howard Shifts but everybody just calls him Shifts. A terrible tragedy has occurred over the Christmas holiday in Shifts hometown of Aiken SC. A police officer was killed senselessly in the line of duty over the Christmas holiday.Shifts is asked by the aunt of the accused to find the truth and to help keep her nephew off of death row. Does Shifts have what it takes to help?
Playground for Misunderstanding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Playground for Misunderstanding takes a smart and funny walk along faultlines of communication that are male-female, young-old, French-American, with a plot wrapped around a police investigation in Paris, 2009. Is it murder, or is it not? An American exchange student and his French girlfriend trip into the investigation and its subset considerations of life in Paris today.
Ámame más
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: 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.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Eaglemont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young boy spends a day wandering through the Melbourne suburb of Eaglemont interacting in his imagination with the historical figures who shaped it. Through the original inhabitants of the area, the artists of the Heidelberg School and the architect of the estate, Walter Burley Griffin, he seeks to learn all he can about the land around him.
Le Point de Non Retour (The Point of No Return)
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tale of brave French settlers who risked all to find a home in the wilds of Canada. History begins with their many adventures. 400 years ago Samuel Champlain and company battle nature and the politics of the era to pursue their dream.
Miroir-Temps II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: French. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Piano, plume ou pinceau: même quête, même patience, même labeur acharné pour découvrir une éphémère adéquation au monde. Comme un pêcheur à la traîne, le narrateur hale des songes immémoriaux dans les hauts fonds du temps, mais chaque matin, il se réveille un peu plus loin de lui-même… Horreur! Déjà vieux… Il a envier de tuer Dieu!