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Small Favors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Marcie Callahan’s parents run around the house in their underwear. They belch and fart and do all sorts of gross and disgusting things. The Callahan clan doesn't have a stitch of class, culture, brains or social graces. Which is why Marcie is ready for a change.
Smaller Than Most
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Philistine Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Smaller Than Most is a startling blend of bizarre sci fi, abstract surrealism and twisted fairytales.
The Surfer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Walter’s life falls apart when his family dies in a plane crash. He becomes fixated with surfing, and flies to Hawaii in a last ditch effort to overcome despair about life and death. His surfing leads to a near death experience. A vacationing couple then befriends him and takes him on an unexpected adventure. The Surfer explores the cruelty and beauty of nature, and of life itself.
Repatriation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Repatriation is a short story about an oil refinary worker, who had to leave his long term girlfriend behind. When civil war broke out in Yemen it was a decision that made or broke their relationship.
Why Waste English Setters on Dog Shows?
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Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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On the fine art of sowing chaos in public places, with the assistance of undisciplined dogs.
Madness and the Modern Home
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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His wife wants a bronze microwave. He wants an old wood burning cook stove like his mother used He doesn’t want any of the new fangled appliances that emit x-rays and gamma rays into the home.
The Man Who Murdered Himself: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This short story is a Phobos Award Winner. Kyle suffers from neurofibromatosis, a crippling disease most famously associated with the Elephant Man. When a shady medical practitioner offers Kyle a chance to cast off his deformed appearance forever, he accepts without a second thought. But does Kyle truly understand what this new treatment will cost him?
Whitecaps: a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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First memories are evocative, but so too are the last. George mourns his daughter three days after he lost her, and struggles with memories from his past as he tries to make sense of death. Whitecaps is a short story in the Deadly Catches collection of 4 short stories about the sea.
Grease Stains, Kismet, and Maternal Wisdom
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Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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a novella by Mel Bosworth: more infomration can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Die By The Sword
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Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After twenty long years, Torthan is free. He was thrown in a hellish dungeon for rebelling against the cruel Lord Vengir. He emerges into a world that is radically different than the one he fought for long ago. Everyone pleads with him to embrace this new world. Torthan scorns them all and seeks vengeance against the man who destroyed his life.
The Hardest Word
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Does the banking crisis make you feel angry, frustrated and powerless? Perhaps it’s time you did something about that feeling. You could, for example, kidnap a banker. On second thoughts, don’t do that - try reading this short story instead.
How Nadine and Libby Escaped Destiny
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A precocious child plays dance lesson in the back of an old trailer. Her mother watches from within. In the midst of the bittersweet scene, their lives are about to change forever, and whatever else may happen the image of an innocent child softly singing will haunt you...
Tidewater Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Two homeless teenagers carve out a thin existence on a New England beach, preying on the tourist life around them as it preys on them. This literary "slice-of-life" short story is gritty and dark.
Extremus Terra
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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As a tenuous truce among the peoples of Extremus Terra continues to border on a world war, Lucas Torinac is reluctantly allowed to begin his Quest, a passage into adulthood among his people. But as he attempts to navigate his way through an unforgiving world, Lucas begins to realize that even magic and the fantastic creatures he must face are not as threatening as the races of humanity itself.
My Indian Queen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
Islands of the Gulf Volume 2, The Treasure
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Series: Herbert West, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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Abandoned and abused, young Herbert West resorts to drastic measures to survive. At Miskatonic University, he becomes a scientist who commits crimes and creates monstrosities. Decades later, haunted by his past, he finds safety as Dr. Francis Dexter of Bellefleur Island, but his divided nature threatens those he loves and forces him to face the truth about his healing powers. Age 14+
Still Waters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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When researcher Teena Shostekovich returns home to find her computer files stolen, she suspects it has something to do with the case she’s working. But a call from the thief complicates things and nothing gets any clearer when Detective Logan Deo arrives. Meanwhile, as the story of cowgirl Jessie Weston unfolds on the shores of Lake Ponder, Teena and Jessie’s paths veer ever closer to collision
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
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Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
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For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Logotherapy
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Lauren, who tends the miniature horses at the 4-H club barn, is learning a lesson in the psychiatric subtleties of logotherapy from a fourteen-year-old students.