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The Wake-Up Call
By Jonas Eriksson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Hieronymus Bosch's American Landscape
By Barry Rachin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bethany Glaspell approached the first-ever meeting with Great-uncle Vern, a man who returned from the jungles of Vietnam with a Hmong bride and warped personality, much as a cat burglar might plan his next heist, telling no one, neither friend nor family, her intentions.
Dark That Day, After All
By Jason McIntyre
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Excerpted from the anthology NIGHTS GONE BY by #1 Kindle Suspense author Jason McIntyre. On this day, elderly Jarvis Schloss unburdens his soul to another elderly park dweller as they sit on his favorite park bench. In the tradition of Rod Serling, this eerie tale begins as the two each reflect on the primes of their lives and uncover something even darker than the sky overhead.
The Immigrant and the Lady
By Scot Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two fictionalized tales of a Vietnamese immigrant struggling for freedom.
Harmless
By Dean Kisling
Price: Free! Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gravity REVOLTS against mankind! A CHICKEN comes home to roost... with a VENGEANCE! Ahab haunts the HIGH seas of MODERNITY! Discover the HORRORS of ACTUARIAL SCIENCE and the tattered SHREDS of ancient SECRETS! Thrill to the ghosts, mad cows and coffee fueled HALLUCINATIONS!
The Broken Triangle
By Italo Svevo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
"I desire a lot of women, almost all of them, really. It’s my way of hating them, because they give me reason to. They won’t have anything to do with me."
The Artistic Life
By Mark SaFranko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
Mystery Gottheim
By S. Dorman
Series: THE GOD'S CYCLE, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
—Mystery Gottheim— is the fourth book of The God's Cycle, in which the Gothic New England landscape comes alive in its original hold upon the yankee imagination. Whether it's the man-dog apparition, a visitation of mythic Forest Folk, or the strange case of loose bones in a deserted graveyard, the woods are alive with both fancy and reality for characters we've come to know.
Interview with the Bard
By Raymond Markley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young writer faces a challenging interview subject and finds much more than she had expected.
JMWW Anthology V
By jmww
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
JMWW is a quarterly journal of writing publishing the best in fiction, poetry, flash, nonfiction, and art. This best-of our 2010 online issues includes Kim Chinquee, Brian Evenson, Rober Lopez, Ken Sparling, Therese Svoboda and more!
Three and Other Stories
By Kathleen Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories from award-winning author Kathleen Jones, whose biographies have been published by Penguin, Constable, Time Warner, Virago and Bloomsbury. Her fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and been broadcast on radio networks in Britain, Holland, Spain and Germany. She also writes poetry, published by Templar Poetry UK. Kathleen divides her time between England and Italy.
Within Without
By S. Dorman
Series: THE GOD'S CYCLE, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
—Within Without— is the second book in God's House, the story of a rural Maine village in transition. Full of local color and character, it continues the story of Chrischana Twitchell's return to Gott'im, and introduces Peter Prince, her troubled common-law spouse. As a stranger in Gottheim he experiences bitter truths, and redeeming hopes, about himself and the nature of life in God's House.
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior
By Dean Barrett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
DECLASSIFIED! Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen.
Auto-De-Fe
By Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two young friends are united by a crappy old car, dead-end summer jobs, and the endless desire to escape from tedium into the big wide world. One breaks free and gets the girl; the other gets an empty garage and a valuable lesson. Short story: humor, coming of age, around 8200 words.
Baltimore Stories: Volume Two
By Nik Korpon
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mini-collection of short stories by Nik Korpon, author of Stay God, Old Ghosts and By the Nails of the Warpriest. Some are noir, some are literary, all take place in Baltimore.
Return to God's House
By S. Dorman
Series: THE GOD'S CYCLE, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In —Return to God's House—, like her namesake in Pilgrim's Progress, Chrischana Twitchell flees a destructive life. With her three sons she returns to Gottheim, Maine, and an uncertain welcome in the Meguntic Mountains she loves. Tensions between descendents of yankee settlers and those 'from away' have made it a place in transition where neighbors struggle to know one another in a real way.
A Terrorist
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
It was like it had happened yesterday because everything is so fresh in mind. He had tried to persuade himself many times that past could not be altered but he was actually not ready to listen to the voice of his heart. He remembered everything.
Identity Theft: Alzheimer's in America, Sex in Thailand, Tangles of the Mind
By Dean Barrett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Identity Theft has several erotic scenes but deals with the horrors of Alzheimer’s,segueing from the lyrical to the offensive, from erotica to scenes of humor, from the logical to the bizarre, all the while weaving in and out of the minds of characters any of whom might be the author of the novel or simply one of the characters inside the hallucinations of the author.
The Ulu Blues
By Hilary Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The family goes on a fabulous Alaskan cruise. But far from being interested in seaplane tours, jumping whales, and seals basking on ice floes bathed in the glow of sunset, Grandmum has one thought -- and one though only: finding and purchasing a ulu. What exactly is a ‘ulu’ and why does Grandmum want one so badly?
roulettetown
By KUBOA
Price: Free! Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novella by Sarah D'Stair: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com