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Returning--Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: British English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Three flash fiction stories about love, death and grief. Stories of despondency and the existential fragility that lies at the heart of the human condition.
The Chronicles of Jasper and Gary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,760. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Lisa Buchan. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated Manhattan accountant, Jasper decides to make the leap from decimal points to art. His wing-man Gary is far more interested in the girls they meet. Secretly, he begins to chronicle their adventures. "A witty and unpredictable account of romance, art and sexual anarchy. A book to cheer you up and restore your delight in the written word” Smackfiction Reviews
Last Métro to Bleecker Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A gripping, lyrical, spiritual, erotic and despairing journey, Last Métro to Bleeker Street plunges the reader into the streets cafes, souls, poetry, folk music, sexual hunger and despair of Paris and New York’s Greenwich Village of the 1960s.
Obscenity City
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Obscenity City? No one's face is going to get red, apart from the lawyers. Alas, nothing about sex and very, very, little profanity. There's just so much petty gossip about so much big money. And what is up with the infinity chamber?
Ángeles entre ruinas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Primera recopilación de quince relatos de ficción muy cercanos a la realidad, sobre la interacción entre familias separadas por el exilio. Sesenta cuentos han sido recreados por el autor entre el 2014 y el 2015. Aunque todos los argumentos se desarrollan en la Isla de Cuba y en los Estados Unidos, bien podrían suceder en cualquier parte del mundo donde la emigración se encuentre presente.
Nothing but the Black
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The world has gone black. At least, you can't see anything. You can't move or scream either. You're trapped. This has to be a dream, yet... something tells you it's all too real. Not only do you not remember where you are, you don't remember who you are. With a poetic narrative that promises an existential read, Nothing but the Black searches for a light in the darkness of identity.
Elokeshi Besha (এলোকেশী বেশ্যা)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: Bengali. Published: June 20, 2015 and represented by editionNEXT.com (Publisher). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
“এলোকেশী বেশ্যা”, মূলত একটি বটতলার বই। প্রকাশকাল আনুমানিক ১৮৭৬ সাল। হিন্দু ঘরের সুন্দরী ও বুদ্ধিমতী মেয়ে এলোকেশী আট বছর বয়সে বিধবা হয়। প্রতিবেশী বন্ধুর সঙ্গে গৃহত্যাগ করে এবং পরে বেশ্যাবৃত্তিতে যোগ দেয়। পরে এক খ্রিস্টান মিশনারি মহিলার সানিধ্যে এসে খ্রিস্ট ধর্মের মাধ্যমে পাপ মুক্তির উপায় খুজে পায়। এই নিয়ে টান টান গল্প।
Hojas de clavel
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2015 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una tragedia se cierne sobre dos jóvenes optimistas y pletóricos de vida que acaban de conocerse. ¿Qué les ha pasado a José Luis, un estudiante del París de los años sesenta, que ha quedado prendado de Carole, una hermosa francesa de origen cubano, que estudia Historia en la Sorbona?
Acacia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Moss and his wife lead a very unhappy life together and then everything gets worse.
Martin Elling
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a young man who discovers his life's vocation among the working poor of the city, and inspires others to search for their vocation in the details and the peoples of their own lives as well.
Mothleaf
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mothleaf is a short story by Raymond Sexton. It is largely written in a expository style, contains elements of sci-fi, ecological fiction and body-horror, and can be read as a zen parable of sorts.
The Coronation of Napoleon I
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, the magnitude of the spectacle was evident to every witness. But did it matter to, let us say, the Siberian farmer who died shortly thereafter, never hearing of the day? This story of Napoleon’s coronation blends philosophy and history to answer the most profound of existential questions.
What a Day for a Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A bohemian tale of attraction that plays with the concepts of memory, What a Day for a Night recounts a romantic encounter of two people, meeting for the second time, saying what could be goodbye on the streets of Paris.
Amusement
Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sammy is a sound businessman who believes professionalism makes the world a happier place. But when his investment firm partners with a famous theme park built on loose values and questionable ethics, Sammy becomes locked in psychological battle with the park's mascot, Nippy the Cat, and risks losing his strict sense of professionalism, and his mind, in the process.
Lies at Midnight
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One week before their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Edward sits by his wife as midnight approaches. This will be her last night before the cancer takes her, and there are things Edward needs to say if he wants to be the person he so needs to be…For the first time he reveals his true self to his wife…or does he?
Permanent Sea
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Permanent Sea is a short story by Raymond Sexton. It will also appear in The Redbrick River, which will be published in November 2015.
Waiting Room
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An elderly grandmother struggling to come to terms with the early stages of dementia, Ellie finds herself in a room full of people waiting for… Well, she’s not sure what she’s waiting for. But while she waits, she becomes captivated by a strange shaking man, until the wait becomes unbearable.
We Could Be Anywhere
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The end of a routine business trip to New York combined with a mini-vacation with his wife becomes much more for Harold when a random encounter with a girl wearing pink triggers the memory of a lost love. What could have been, what is and what could still be collide with an incoming storm system on their way to the airport, producing unexpected results.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
Wish You Were Here
Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Unable to let go of the past, an office drone seeks to escape the confines of his boring life. From the author of The Bitter End, comes a tale of two lost souls embarking on a transatlantic voyage, drawn together by a burning desire to break free from the unforgiving torment of reality.