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I Choke
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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All I wanted to do was hold her; to feel the curves of her body flow into mine. Have her knowing that comfort could be found in my arms. Or simply to feel something… Something other than hate.
Bee Summers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by UpStart Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The spring she is eleven years old, Melissa Singer’s mother walks out of the house and never returns. That summer, her father, a migratory beekeeper, takes her along with him as he delivers his hives. The trip and the people she meets change her life. Over the years that follow, Melissa tries to unlock the mystery of her mother’s disappearance and struggles to come to terms with her loss.
Old Ways
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A struggling writer in Paris comes to grips with relationships in an effort to rediscover inspiration.
Ambrosia
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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(SHORT STORY) An ant achieves consciousness and must suffer the consequences.
Bleed Me Silicone
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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My first memory is of the inside of a cardboard box. It smells of fluorescent light and ancient canyon floors. 'Bleed Me Silicone' is a surreal short about life from the perspective of a bottle of silicone lube. Silky. Brutal.
The Evolution of Human Intellect --- Discover the Information that Schools and Religions Aren’t Yet Teaching
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.67 from 9 reviews)
Why did women lose their facial hair during evolution? Where did the notion of god(s) come from? Why did self-awareness arise in the torso before migrating behind the eyes? What transition sparked the feud between science and religion? All of these questions have simple and logical answers, which are entertainingly revealed in the form of two amusement park attractions.
Half A Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.60 from 5 reviews)
This eerie short-short takes place in old Prague at a hole-in-the wall watering hole during a dismal November night. Read this short fable and learn about the mystery of half a man.
The Key to Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.60 from 5 reviews)
When Anna took on the daunting task of restoring her friend Matt to a state of happiness, she never expected to fall in love; and she certainly wouldn’t have guessed the object of her growing desire would be Matt's father.
Bear-suit Mozart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
It's what's on the inside that counts... isn't it?
The War Machine
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A factory laborer destroys the machine he works on after finding out he is a cog in the instrument of war. One of my earliest stories, The War Machine won second place in a short story contest at Mesa College in San Diego in 1987. It was published in two places: Inword Journal and The Mesa Press; March 9, 1987. The restriction was 2,000 words.
Why a Train?
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
A man awake on a train, but is unaware to how or why he is there. This stream of consciousness short follows his mind to see what the evening has in store for him. FOr more visit www.banocanut.com
Six Catholics and an Atheist
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In an increasingly hedonistic universe, Kirsten Hazelton clings to her Catholic faith. But can the hospital discharge planner hold her own when Dr. Wong, an osteopath at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital, confronts her with his own extreme beliefs?
The Empress Rose
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Rose Voss isn't popular: people think her son is a terrorist and that hydroponics are good for nothing but marijuana, but she does know business. Bringing her struggling farm back from the dead and making a profit, while the Mom & Pop's around her withered away was a miracle- a miracle the town of Luscious, Missouri is desperate to have her repeat.
Hand to Bone
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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a novella by Sarah D'Stair: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Egerius
Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
The Girl in the Trees
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?
Flood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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Cyrus fled to Blacktip Island after betraying everyone he loved. Alone on his hilltop he found peace. Until his past came looking for him. Now he’s fighting off investigators and a flood of memories, trying to buy enough time to finish his boat and sail away. A Tale From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson.
Reef Line and The Gulf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Jack and Joey are best buds . . . until they both fall for Chrissy. Then betrayal assumes a friend’s smile on a tropical island where friendship is fleeting and the truth depends on who’s telling the story. Also included: The Gulf. Who are you when the thing you’ve prepped for hits and you react in a way you despise? Two Tales From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson.
Ophelia: A Tale of Woe Undone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(1.67 from 3 reviews)
Romantically inclined Ophelia finds herself suddenly facing the crisis of her life, and as she struggles alone with her terrible secret we can only wait to see what she'll do next, while considering the course of history that may have turned her into some sort of ticking time bomb....
Les ombres de la nuit
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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On a winter's night, people gather around a group of bridge players. Unbeknownst to them, in the corner of the capacious chamber, two former lovers meet: their objective to subjugate the other.