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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....
Cracklin' Ginger
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.50 from 2 reviews)
Working for a school project at a horse rescue facility, Nelson falls for the one horse which can’t be found a new home. Several years later, he visits the rescue center to see the mare who stole his heart -- only to find that Toscana is gone. What does ‘gone’ mean?
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.
Thyroids, a Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Can two young lovers with thyroid conditions - one in traditional therapy, the other holistic - find happiness together?
Dead Man Talking
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ireland in the early 80's. No civil divorce. No exit. Cul-de-sac. No way out of a broken marriage... Shock. Aftershock. Wave after wave... As he comes to realise that his wife has gone, gone for good, he begins to talk - to himself, to his nine-years-old daughter, to a "local in his local," to a parish sage, to a solicitor/lawyer, to his Boss at work, to clerics, to a psychiatrist...
All Things Considered
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In All Things Considered, we observe Margaret Lovell at crucial stages in her life, beginning at 10 when she imagines that Marilyn Monroe is her real mother. We observe her as a teen when she develops a rebellious, risk-taking nature and we follow her university and drug-use years and, in retirement years, her eventual reconciliation with her life experience.
På bänken ska vi andas
Price: Free! Words: 39,610. Language: Swedish. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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I fönstret ser Elna glimtar av sig själv. Och bänken vid kyrkan dit hon längtar. Där ska hon och Den Ende sitta en dag och andas luft som ingen andats före dem. Men mellan dem och bänken finns sifferbommar, personal - och du.
The Quest for Helen
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Regency
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A comedy, a history, a traveller's tale of love and adventure...join young Lord Exford on his journey to the Greece of heroines and philosophers, pashas and janissaries. 1788. The rakish Exford, a prudish tutor and a truculent artist are shipwrecked on a Greek island, where they meet Amelia, an English feminist and explorer. Swept up in passion and delusion they confront the Turkish pashas.
Boxers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
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Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
The Late Night Drink
You set the price! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This is a very vivid and vibrant story of a character waking up in the middle of the night aching for a glass of water and his journey towards getting it.
Blood For Culture: Part 1
Series: Blood For Culture. Price: Free! Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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With the Northern provinces in ruin, the mercenary Gideon Greythorne embarks on an epic adventure to save the world – only his adventure is being written by Joseph Anderson, a college dropout who packs boxes in the suburbs. With lofty aspirations but cynical expectations, Joseph tries to reconcile his vision with his reality as he works at a hobby shop, penning the epic fantasy of his dreams.
Always
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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Written in the second person point of view, 'Always' is a creepy, contemporary answer to Nikos Kavvadias' 'A Knife'. It is you who finds the cursed knife, but, unlike the protagonist in Kavvadias' poem, no one is there to warn you about taking it home. At only 1300 words, 'Always' is an easy read for the time-poor.
Life-Changers
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Life-Changers is a literary short story with a diverse cast. It is told in short scenes, all related to each other in some way, that each takes on a new point-of-view character who faces a moment that changes their life--some for the better, but some for the worse. It explores what it means to be human and all the different ways we experience the world.
Phantom Strays
Series: Phantom Roundup. Price: Free! Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Were you there when "A Hard Day's Night" opened in America? Remember Wolfman Jack? Hit the streets of a desert town circa the '60s and '70s as the teen siblings from A Phantom Herd go mad for the Beatles, dance to rock and roll, and try to give LSD to a cowboy movie star. A zany, nostalgic look at American life in the southwest.