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Man from the Sky
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Bacon Press Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Would you risk your life for a strangers? For 73-year-old Jaime the answer takes him by surprise when Stefan lands in his backyard. As they dodge Parisian drug dealers and corrupt Mallorcan police, Jaime's search for excitement and Stefan's resolve to find stability lead them both down dangerous paths.
Гран Виа (Български / Bulgarian)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
„Гран Виа” ще ви захвърли в близкото бъдеще. Тук Любомир Николов е в свои води, защото знае да създава светове, а не само да ги описва. Героите са непредсказуеми и запомнящи се. Тяхната неудържимост, брутална жизненост и дребни престъпления грабват вниманието, а наситеният език с малко думи казва повече. „Гран Виа” е роман зареден с идеи.
An Earthless Melting Pot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Another volume of prize-winning short stories from the Words with JAM 2013 BIGGER Short Story Competition. A heady mixture of stories, from romance to spine-chilling tension and from the virtual world to the extreme worlds of the self-deluded, these stories will take you to places you’ve never been before.
Secret Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a book of just over 100 very short stories. Some stories are very very short. Other stories are a bit shorter than short, so rather very short.
The Worship of Walker Judson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Walker Judson sees light emanating from others; Soul Shadows, he deems them. On meeting Lauren Finch, after he straightens her spine, she transforms into a powerful healer in her own right. But when all goes awry, as others abandon Walker, Lauren remains steadfast, till the bitter last. And so, is Walker Judson truly a healer-gone-bad or a saintly soul whose paranormal talents are misunderstood?
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Bahati Alikata Kiu
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Price: $2.33 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: Swahili. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bahati Alikata Kiu ni hadithi fupi iliyoendelezwa kutokana na riwaya Kiu. Bahati, kinyume na waliowengi waliomwona kauawa na Idi, alipona na aliishi maisha ya fanaka.
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six more original short stories inspired by lyrics in songs from the Greatest Rock Band in the World: Genesis
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
Call Me Leila
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Call me Leila is a Multicultural/Family saga. Set in Egypt and Canada, the story depicts Leila's journey as she tries to find her father. in the end she finds what is more important.
The Magpie Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of thirteen mixed genre short stories based on the well-known Magpie Rhyme.
Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
Rupture inachevée
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: French. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Victoria a toujours écrit, mais c’est la première fois que son désir d’aller vers l’achevé la transcende. Désir nourri d’extrêmes souffrances affectives et accru par le souhait de se retrouver avec son histoire. Histoire d’amour avec un début et une fin. Une fin qu’elle ignore et vit avec son lecteur.
Beare Parts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trying to survive the recent heartbreak in his life, a man returns to his hometown to work on finding peace. Instead, he begins a journey of self-discovery when, first one, and then another, attempt is made on his life, while he deals with the loss of his daughters, and the woman he continues to love.
His Lordship's Arsenal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Matthew Burlock is a brilliant, eccentric judge, faced with the facts of a bizarre ritual murder. In the run-down Delrose Hotel, two men are found half-eaten by flames: one tied to a cross, the other tied up on the bed, with African lioness masks laid next to him. The police say it is a homosexual murder, but Burlock disagrees. A strange connection between Burlock’s exotic past and the murder is..
Between Two Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
Accelerated Times
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 209,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine you wake up one day to find 99% of the world's population has disappeared - and then 99% again the morning after that. Phones and internet down, highways destroyed, a government that isn't exactly forthcoming with answers...how would you go about figuring out what became of friends and family? The protagonists confront these questions and more in Jason McGathey's chilling new novel.
William Shakespeare’s "The Tempest": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." This is the last play he wrote by himself, although later he co-wrote two plays with John Fletcher. In "The Tempest," Prospero, who lives on a mostly deserted island with his daughter, Miranda, uses his magic powers to regain his rightful place as Duke of Milan.
Son of Man
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los angeles, 1969. The slaughter of film star sharon tate and her friends by charles manson and his female disciples brought the age of aquarius to a bloody, if well-deserved, end. But what inspired the acid-crazed former jailbird and his teenage devotees to kill? A downward spiral into drugs, violence and perverted sex that lays bare the darkest corners of the american dream.
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.