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My Pink and Black Heart by Kim Campion
Price: Free! Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories about sex, violence, aliens, personal and planetary growth, magical formulas for eradicating acne and republicans, becoming a better person and enjoying life in all its weirdness and wonder. Inside you'll find a dad dealing with his dysfunctional genius son, a girl who discovers she can raise animals from the dead, another lady who gets rescued by a stalker serial killer, and more.
South Fork & Other Stories by Paul Piper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Montana and the Pacific Northwest, this collection these stories are rooted in landscape, natural and emotional. They vary in tone from humorous to tragic, gentle to erotic. They investigate the role of fate, free will and accident in our lives.
Short Stories by a Short Author by BF Oswald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of well-crafted short stories by a talented author for your reading pleasure. Each story is a snapshot of a life or lives in transition. No two stories or the persons involved are alike. Their endings are often surprising and unpredictable.
The Veranda by Susan LaDue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The Veranda is a beautifully crafted view of a complicated life from the vantage point of middle age. A woman has hunkered down in a modest retreat that's perched on a hillside in the Central American jungle. Fortified by her unshakable belief that all complexity can be understood if one thinks and writes enough about it, she spends every day on her veranda striving to gain perspective on the hodg
Acoustic Fishes by Michael Vu
Price: Free! Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a young Noah Spence survives a tragic car accident, he is left with a condition: he can never fall asleep. Set in Illinois, beautiful Elizabeth and Noah go through the hardships of junior high school: unpopularity and bullying. They meet as adults in New York City madly in love. But can the two lovers break their silence and confess their love for each other?
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
Briarwood by TR Clayton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A community wakes to find power has ceased, cellphone are mute, and the radio plays only an empty growl. Doom approaches. A doom that is as sudden as it is mysterious. A doom that seems plausible and imminent to Americans who find themselves inhabiting lives they never anticipated in an empire that doesn’t resemble the futures they were promised in more hopeful days.
Jazz by Cristian Mihai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A heartbreaking portrayal of ambition, treachery, and deception, Jazz tells the story of Chris Sommers, an aspiring writer from New York, who travels to Paris in the hopes of meeting Amber, a mysterious and beautiful woman he has always been irresistibly drawn to.
Thicke & Thin by Douglas Kimball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Thicke & Thin is a darkly comic novel about friendship and sacrifice. Within the frenetic world of an upstart public company, executive titles often mask an underlying incompetence and corruption. Amid the struggle, a burnt out CFO is faced with making the ultimate choice: resign in disgrace or watch his friend be sacked. Courage and loyalty were never his strong suits. How will he choose?
Rainy Pavements by Pat Jourdan
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Short stories - Fireworks that won't light, a Christmas afternoon burglary, kindness that creates more problems, an April evening turning murderous - everything here is switched about. An Easter-Egg factory goes on strike, a couple teeter on separation in romantic Paris, a painting becomes menacing - surfaces are broken and deeper truths emerge.
Divine encyclopedia by Vladimir Zolin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
О чем беззвучно говорим все время. Вот эта область. Этот круг забот. «Кого касаются проблемы смерти». Что мы увидим - «начавши все же двигаться туда». Какой сюжет стоит там непрерывно.
Forbidden Liaisons - Twilight of Medicine by Ernest Christman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.
The Ant Farm by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When Gene Almsson is forced into retirement after more than thirty years traveling the country helping the poultry industry, he finds it hard to go from advising wealthy people and earning their praise to doing dishes and finding ways to pass the time. He doesn't like his new life and he likes it even less when his daughter and one year old granddaughter move in.
Heavy and Light Tales 2012 by Philip van Wulven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirteen stories, 35,000 words. Themes of life and death, love and war, and how we adapt. This is an updated edition of my 2006 short story book, with some new stories and some old ones left out. 'Hunting Elephant' from the old book is now included as a fireside tale told by a character in 'In the Valley'the longest story.
The Gospel of Ivan by Kyle Pipkorn
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does it mean to have perfect faith? How do we prove our loyalty to the ideals we hold dear? Follow Jack Korbanski, Ivan Piper and Earl Hading as each comes to terms with what it means to believe... and how much that belief can cost.
Tra Uncas e Robin by daniela forneris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il libro si interroga sul mistero della morte e della vita. Il protagonista è un ottuagenario stanco di vivere perché colpito duramente negli affetti nell’ultimo segmento della sua esistenza. La sua personale istanza esistenziale si snoda in un viaggio a ritroso nei ricordi della sua giovinezza. Il viaggio è dunque un elemento simbolico che permea il testo, sia esso reale o spirituale, virtuale
My Bess by Thomas J. Hubschman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
You found The One. The One who made you happy just to be in their presence--The One who turned out to be oh so much more besides. So, why are you sitting all by yourself trying to make sense of what went wrong and whose fault it was? A story of what it means to take responsibility for one's own happiness.
Field Walking by John Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a hit man crashes his car on the way to assassinate the Reverend Max Kingsley, a team of undercover police is sent to the New South Wales country town of Arajinna to protect him and his wife Judith. But Lenny d’Aratzio, who ordered the hit, is not about to give up his quest for revenge against the man who helped put him in gaol.
X Out Of Wonderland by David Allan Cates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
X Out of Wonderland is a farce, modeled after Candide, that takes on the Global Free Market and just about every other aspect of contemporary life. Outrageous and poignant by turns, X is a satire with heart, and an intense and funny reading experience.