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Encounter in a Small Cafe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of Short Stories. Some, such as the title story, Powder Monkey of Cape Fear, were written for a contest, the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society annual short fiction contest.
Awful, Ohio
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Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
Sputnik's Child
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You set the price! Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This engaging novel recalls the events that shaped the ideas and lives of the baby boom generation and laid the groundwork for an age of technology and its challenges. It is a story about a child coming of age in an Age of Aquarius to experience a time of irrational exhuberance in the power of technology, and her confrontation with a disease that has no known cure.
The First Book of Old Mermaids Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE OLD MERMAIDS left the disappearing Old Sea and stepped onto the New Desert where they exchanged their finware for skinware. With barely a backward glance, the mysterious and mystical Old Mermaids began building their sanctuary from earth, water, straw, and their own breath. These tales remind us of the beauty all around us.
They Had Goat Heads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Grindhouse Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
D. Harlan Wilson. Egg raids. Hog rippers. Monk spitters. Clotheslines. A mind blowing collection of fiction.
Divide and Take
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angry protesters, reports of an outbreak of stray dogs, and being forcibly removed from the closet are the issues Sarah Polsky faces in the book Divide and Take. It’s the story of what happens within a small town in Minnesota going through economic hardship. Unfortunately, the choices made by residents may make the town’s water supply permanently disappear.
Wandering the Earth: A Selected Stories Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A selection of short stories by Michael Bryson, showcasing the author's disparate reach and contemporary voice.
Judas, the Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What’s in a name? For Judas Thomas, named after the infamous betrayer, a great many things. For centuries, Judas Iscariot has been the most despised figure in Western Civilization. For a boy born in 1970, his greatest obstacle is not his conception by a violent rape or his upbringing in a Catholic orphanage nor his mixed race. His greatest challenge is his name: Judas, after the famed betrayer.
Losing Face
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.
Kleine Leviathan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: Dutch. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Johannes Kamerinks neergang wordt een drama van mythische proporties en alomvattende betekenis. Kleine Leviathan is gebaseerd op de lotgevallen van Abraham Mag(g)aris, een historische figuur.
A String of Momentary Silences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter Bremmer decides he'd be better off never speaking again. Then Peter meets a man who says more than he ever could without ever saying a word.
Wallet Photos
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Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These are photos, pictures, that stay with us wherever we go. There are twelve 'wallet photos' in this collection mainly set in Sarajevo. Genre: short stories
The Kissproof World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Kissproof World explores how the lives of six troubled teens and their two counselors become connected as they each face their secret dreams and fears. When Neva Bell, the young therapist in charge, begins to uncover the secrets behind the youths' troubling behavior, she finds herself facing her own troubled past and soon she is drawn into events that lead to revenge and murder.
A Really Good Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Really Good Day follows amateur golfer Scott Hanover as he has the most amazing day of his life. Along the way he converts a golf-hating sportscaster, saves a washed-up sports agent, and teaches a pretentious golfer the true meaning of sportsmanship. The whole journey almost comes to an end on the 17th hole but Scott makes the ultimate decision to put it all on the line with one miraculous shot.
The Coma Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do stories have the power to heal? For Gary Hawken, life in a coma offers few perks. Nurses care for him and people sit by his bed and tell him stories, but the glorious mess of life passes him by. In a world where survival depends on his ability to understand his stories, Gary must recognize the value of his own soul. A hypnotic tale of one man’s struggle to find the truth in his own epic life.
Damascus Proper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 384,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Damascus Proper is a tale of punk rock, murder, the quest for the divine, and love gone wrong – spiritual love, romantic love, love between family and friends. Structured similarly to the Bible, it chronicles a cult known as the Children of Bert and how their history is intertwined with that of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Music Made By Bears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by H.H.B. Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Music Made By Bears takes place in an isolated religious community whose long-sought seclusion and harmony are disrupted by the arrival of two mirrored opposites—one invited, and one not. It combines beautifully written prose with a multilayered, thematic story that challenges readers to reflect on the meaning, purpose, and depth of life.
The Dolphin and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 51,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dolphin is a collection of seventeen short stories of New Zealanders placed, for one reason or another, in countries as diverse as France, Italy, Germany and the United States as well as at home in New Zealand.
Nana's Special Day and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 41,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nana’s Special Day is a collection of fifteen short stories set in Auckland, New Zealand, at various times and places, and written from a uniquely New Zealand point of view.
I'll Give You Something to Cry About: A Gathering of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Queen's Ferry Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TO BE held in cupped hands and passed around with wonder, the storied worlds of I’ll Give You Something to Cry About constitute a grouping born of spellbinding cosmic dust. Once more assuming the mantle of Story’s guardian, Corey Mesler sets to work at not only protecting and preserving, but pondering, playing, prodding, and perambulating within the bounds of narrative creation and exhaustion.