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One More Winter: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A short story about love, daughters, dogs and letting go.
A Road Painted in Scarlet
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The infamous Highway 74 in Southern California can be a death trap of a road. There’s even a store that sells a T-shirt with the logo: I SURVIVED THE ORTEGA HIGHWAY. Let me tell you about someone who never earned that shirt. I didn't murder him. But what happened haunts me to this day. And the kicker? This story's real.
The Truth About Jack and Ray
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
Deus Ex Machina
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A very short story about nothing in particular.
A Quarter Yellow Sun
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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Based on a true tale from the author's hometown, 'A Quarter Yellow Sun' is the story of an aged war veteran, alone in the world and preparing for his final crusade. This story was nominated in 2011 for ‘The Pushcart Prize’.
Honduras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
When We
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Mendicant Bookworks presents "When We" a series of three interlocked poetic-chains about a father and son, how they break and recombine, how their relationship is imagined and re-imagined, and how they are one -- no matter when. More fine experimental short fiction from J.A. Tyler.
The Pollen Bath: a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In this short story, cuckolded husband A.J. McCarthy is tormented by his psyche whether to let his wife know he knows her not-so-secret secret.
Tiger, Tiger: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Love, friendship, heartbreak and tigers. When two teenage boys in the Netherlands find themselves promoted from roustabout to apprentice tiger trainers the possibilities are immense, but also treacherous. And as they become men the friends discover that the biggest danger is not the tigers.
Three Scars - J.D. Cutler and Michael Angel
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Scars can be markers. Markers of various kinds of sins that go before a fall. Let me tell you about three of my markers. Pride left the first mark. Envy the next. Vanity the deepest one. In the process of getting those scars, I’d tasted failure. I’d eaten crow. Between the two, I’d take the crow, which at least tastes like chicken. I can’t say that I mind.
Going to Liard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A loving wife. A doting mother. A runaway.
The Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Nothing could prepare for their fate as they attempted to climb the most dangerous mountain in the world.
Lwów, Lviv, Lvov and Lemberg
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Price: Free! Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A journey in Poland and Western Ukraine.
Moon Prayer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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During a horrible tragedy, Yalda reflects on her and her twin sister Aarya's childhood. "Moon Prayer" won first prize in the 2007-2008 issue of FRESH INK, the literary journal of Naugatuck Valley Community College.
First Writing Book 2 - Step 1
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Series: Teach Children to Write, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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These books are written and designed to help you teach your child to write in three easy steps: Step 1: The two books help your child hold their pen or pencil and follow simple lines and shapes preparing them for letter shapes. Age 4 - 6 Step 2: The second step builds on step 1 and introduces writing individual letters. Age 5 - 7 Step 3: Writing words
Tul Tul's Train (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Tu Tul is the heroine for anyone who has a heart. She was literally kicked to the curb after she landed in New York with her new husband, and remarkably found that she was not truly alone in Jackson Heights - Little Bangladesh. With some luck, new found friends, and plenty of pluck, she picks herself up and carves out a life for herself. (short story)
The Royal Razzaks (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Jahangir Razzak (JR) is an icon, a man to be reckoned with, a Sharukh Khan of sorts ... in his own mind, that is. And he has come a long way to prove it: from Noakhali to New York, baby! As he tells his family, he has 'sweated blood' to give them the life they lead, for they are now the 'royal Razzaks'. If only his two daughters would tow the royal line. (Short Story)
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
If the Shoe Fits
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A little shoe therapy does a soul good. For Paulette Stevens, one particular pair of heels appears to be the perfect answer for the day. But if the shoes fit, will they really bring Paulette happiness?
Lady of The Phoenix
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The old lady just wanted to watch the goldfinches and quail eating in her back yard. But something always seemed to disturb the peace of her home. Can she defend the peace of her back yard? A short story.