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Nazar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
The Frosted Mirrors
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Rinaldo adores his mother and will do anything for her approval. But she is oblivious to all except her cat and her poetry. Fleeing from his mother's indifference he meets Christopher Gray who is doomed to fall in love with them both. This is the first volume of the Gray Saga.
Famous Potatoes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly
Dead Stone Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Dead Stone Wake is an imaginative and unforgettable journey into the dawning of intellectual curiosity and violent conflict. We see here the foundation of deductive and scientific reasoning, beautifully interwoven with thoughts and emotions of a single neanderthal. We experience the brutal consequences endured.
Showdown at SunnyView Playground (a short-short)
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A fight is about to go down at SunnyView Playground. Jimmy Winx is notorious for tormenting third graders, and he has Ralph Flannigan in his sights. Will Ralph fight or flee? Find out in this short-short!
The Ghost Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Ghost Family is a quiet, contemplative portrait of a California family. Laurel and Mion are cousins who grew up close as sisters. But there is an unknown third branch of the family. Their half cousin Jane was raised in communes with her hippie mom. When she stumbles across letters that trace back to her married grandfather’s affair, a generations old secret begins to unravel.
Dead Letters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Bart’s ghost writing job finds him penning letters from a deceased man to send to his widow. It’s a weird job, sure, but it’s a living. Then one day Bart gets a call. “Is this the place that sends letters from my Max?” and fear strikes at Bart’s soul. What does he do if no one wants his ghost written letters? What is his responsibility to those who have passed on? (short story)
Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A multigenerational family saga that chronicles the lives of three generations of the Wallin sawmilling dynasty. Rain spans four decades and crosses the globe.
The Woodsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
A Gift for the Sultan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A Gift for the Sultan is a story of Christians versus Muslims, cosmopolitans versus anti-urbanites, the conflicts within each group, and the surprising complicities between supposed foes. Based on the true history of the siege of Constantinople in 1402 and the battle of Ankara, with a cast of historical figures and fictional composite characters.
The Leonids
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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It has been said that love transcends both time and distance. This brief tale of love and love lost by Texas author George Wier, is timeless in and of itself. It is one of the five haunting stories featured in Five Tales. Share this story with your friends and family.
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical
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A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
Boxes
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After being in a prison cell for two years, Hector hopes to get home and breathe easy. But he can't. His dead father's things wait for his attention, and his sister can't help with much of anything. Getting back to civilian life is always tough for ex-cons, and it's no different for Hector. Seems that he's boxed in. Again.
The Lollipop Paper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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On the day these twin brothers were born something went terribly wrong. Their charisma wasn't split equally. Jack ended up with a double portion of it, while Andrew got none. But when years later Jack ran for the president of the United States, Andrew became his second in command. This fictional memoir tells a story of the most unlikely duo to ever occupy the Oval Office.
Caring For Eleanor: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Heart Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Is it true that if we are abused, we turn around and abuse others? Not always. A story of courage, caring and starting over. Courage to face life, caring for others in the process and beginning again when all seems lost. When Salma is assigned to Eleanor, she did not expect a life coach. Frail and sick Eleanor opens her eyes to truths that seemed to slip out of her own grasp.
The Square-Shaped Tear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
A Car Crash of Sorts
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This story explores the constant rivalry between Intellect and Sexuality. Time, as a relative dimension, is jumbled as a technique to explore this fascinating rivalry in more realistic depth.
The Wake-Up Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Rod and Staff: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After the death of his estranged, teenage son, a man returns to the mountain stream of his beloved Wyoming to reconcile with a God he has long since forsaken. This is a story of staggering loss---of the guilt, anguish, and disbelief a parent feels when a wedge is driven between them and their son or daughter. It is a story of the irrevocable profoundness of loss when a child dies.
Tess and All Kinds
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Tess lives with Grandma Wilma now. Grandma manages a storage facility, and Tess watches people come and go. She places them in categories, and for a seven-year old she has some insightful thoughts.