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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: $2.99 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.
The Writers' Conference
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,590. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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After Laura Belmont finishes writing her first novel she quits her job, ends the ten-year affair she’s had with her married boss, and heads off to The Clymer Workshop, one of the oldest writers' conferences in the country, where she hopes to make a connection with one of the famous staff authors or a well-known literary agent and change her life forever.
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.
The Curious Casebook of Oscar Garcia
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Price: Free! Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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a collection of short tales concerning the cases of detective Oscar Garcia and his partner Jose regarding missing persons and homicide cases in the jurisdiction of Madrid, none of which seem to follow the normal course of police investigation. Cover by Thomas Softley
50 Years Waiting
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Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Celebrating her birthday, seventy-two-year-old Andrea Falstaff receives an unexpected visitor, her first lover from five decades ago. Yet Thom Sugerman is still thirty-two years old, the same age as when Andrea last saw him. Andrea struggles in accepting the love Thom still carries for her, while her family wonders just who this man is to their matriarch.
According to the List
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"According to the List" is a short story that reflects the personal views of the author in terms of many of life's question. What would you do if you won the lottery? If you were stranded on an island? What do you need in life in order to be happy? A writer may drown themselves away from the world, but the words will always be there.
When the Family Gathers
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Mr. Carlin has a secret: he has been living a lie, a lie that, when revealed, could destroy his entire family. Today his loved ones are all gathered in one place...but can he bring himself to tell them the truth?
The Kind Of Friends Who Murder Each Other
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Price: Free! Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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a novella by Chris Rhatigan: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
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Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
Between Trains
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,590. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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It might be tomorrow. The progressive degenerative disorder of today’s world has advanced, and one young man embarks on a journey to discover who stole his future, or at least to understand the causes of its demise. On his way he encounters vagabonds and outlaws and one enigmatic woman who might be the key to the understanding he seeks—or perhaps the vehicle of its destruction.
Tales by Erin
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Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A collection of short stories to capture a mix of emotions. - ISBN 9780980677614 Miss Fruitcake's Apple Blossom, Caveman, A C4 on the BW, Growing Pains, A Passing Moment, A Further Moment, Warrior Chick, The Last Page.
Open Your Heart to Chance: a Golden collection
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Four poignant (very) short tales about life lost, hope regained, and that special bond between humans and their canine companions.
411
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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There used to be a time when people called 411 for information. But on the other side of that dial tone there may be a place of madness. A tale of revenge and the secret power of media. Be careful out there, one never knows what kind of hidden messages are leaking through the frequency.
Cuckoo Funeral, Magique, The Odd Job: Three Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In "Cuckoo Funeral", a Korean-American teen knows her mother is the keeper of a secret, but she cannot pry it from her. In "Magique", a man wants his wife to partner with him in his greatest dream - to be a full-time magician - but she thinks magic is a stupid hobby. He gives her one last chance to support him. In "The Odd Job", an old man offers a vagrant woman a job scraping paint off his house.