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Un cielo blu genziana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il racconto prende spunto dalla figura di un grande intellettuale del nostro paese, l'architetto Tita Carloni. Prima della sua scomparsa andava ripetendo una frase che ha segnato profondamente l'autore: “sotto la nebbia sarà tutto cemento, sopra vivranno gli animali e coloro che vi si adegueranno”.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged
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Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Finding a tenant and renting an apartment are normally everyday activities...a woman's frustrations with the human body's limitations...the terrible collision of wild and domesticated...an old man left with his dreams...who knew faxes could be intriguing...a marriage beyond the breakdown-phase.... Take a mind-stroll through Pieces.
Blood at Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fireworks night shouldn’t arouse feelings of resentment. But, for Justin, there’s really not much else left. Old. Tired. And ready to show the Youth of Today where they’re going wrong. A couple of rounds ought to do it . . . A story of ageing disgracefully. Blood at Night: A Short Story.
The Desperate Light
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written over the course of one night, Carey tells the story of a man becoming truly lost.
I WILL GIVE MY SON A NAME
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary Nigeria, a woman’s best friend is her diary; a young boy robs a train and get sent to Room 419; a woman is guilty of suspecting her husband of infidelity; post Lagos riot forces a woman and her son out of Lagos; a man travels home to fall in love with his blind lover. In fifteen stories, Nonso Uzozie introduces us to failure and success, disappointment, and surveys human pain.
The Ghost of Lotus Mountain Brothel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Alice Ling Yoo, also known as Ling Ling, is a working girl in China. This is her diary. The story of an average girl with big dreams. Times are changing. Asia is overrun with foreign businessmen of questionable character. Political upheaval is on everyone's mind. An economic future uncertain. Historic times. The year is 1911, but it could just as well be today. For China lovers of all eras.
Tooth and Claw
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Three short stories: 'Welcome to America' 'Inertia' and 'Diamond Rings and Plane Tickets'
Our Dance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Our Dance" follows the triumphs and failures of two cousins as they turn eighteen-years-old and receive a "per cap" from the Kiowa Tribe. After they make questionable decisions with their spending habits, they attempt to redeem themselves in the eyes of the tribal community. On the surface, this is a story about two young men spending their per cap money, but underneath are deep tribal kinships.
Psychopomp Volume Seven
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Volume Seven of the Psychopomp anthology marks the start of a new adventure as it heralds FREE stories and the birth of Mysteria Press! 12 new stories for your eyeholes!
Thirty Five Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 45,080. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The thirty five stories in this collection were first published in a variety of on-line literary magazines, feuilletons by an imaginary flaneur in the cities of Cork and Barcelona.
One Bird, Two Bird, Three
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A struggling writer in Paris comes to grips with relationships in an effort to rediscover inspiration.
Интимный портрет дождя или личная жизнь писательницы. Экстремальные мемуары.
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Price: Free! Words: 51,010. Language: Russian. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Эта небольшая книжка – целая вселенная ощущений, здесь идут вперехлест женская непосредственность и страстность, дневниковая задушевность и кокетливая улыбка, здесь – целый мир тончайших переплетений сознательного и подсознательного восприятия окружающей действительности, удивительный космос женского откровения, магия чувственности.
Злаякукла Ангелдобрый
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Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Роман - Злаякукла Ангелдобрый – не простой. Тут происходят совершенно головокружительные виражи. В устоявшуюся и даже по-своему счастливую жизнь сорокалетней безработной особы, весьма симпатичной и безмятежной, вдруг вторгается мистика, а следом – ураганом врывается влюблённый мужчина, и даже не один. И начинаются настоящие американские горки… Роман захватывает, завораживает.
Devoted (Riverside Tale)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
1008 words. Compassion given to someone in their darkest hour becomes something more - something secret. Explore the level of devotion one person is willing to have for another in this dark snapshot of humanity. Riverside is a place of many tales. Consider this a crooked welcome sign hanging at the city limits.
The Janitor's Masterpiece
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You set the price! Words: 1,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A day in the life of a plain old janitor with a secret talent. Story #1 of the weekly series "The Days and Nights of Anything Everywhere".
Dear Lucy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He is 88 and she is 70. He will pass within the hour. He is 67 and she is 49. He lets her hold his hand as she leads him through his house--the house of her childhood--one last time. He is 48 and she is 30... In this poignant short story, John Anderson views forward life through a backwards lens.
Johnny Baloney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There are a few historic personae you meet in life. Celebrate them, I say, not the criminal lunatics you see on TV.
Foreclosure Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his second year as the lay pastor of a small country church Tim Sloan once again is confronted with a mysterious death. This time his own nightmare-driven depression and the chronic poverty of his Appalachian community force him to face the reality that he too may be facing foreclosure time.
Library of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nobody believes Sophia when she claims that she goes to the library only to pore over Russian Literature. They all believe that she really goes there in search of love. She laughs them all off. Until one day. When she finds herself stumbling into a chance meeting with a dashing, dark-haired fellow. A goofy story with its heart all over the place. Library of Love: A Short Story.