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Devoted (Riverside Tale)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
1008 words. Compassion given to someone in their darkest hour becomes something more - something secret. Explore the level of devotion one person is willing to have for another in this dark snapshot of humanity. Riverside is a place of many tales. Consider this a crooked welcome sign hanging at the city limits.
The Janitor's Masterpiece
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You set the price! Words: 1,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A day in the life of a plain old janitor with a secret talent. Story #1 of the weekly series "The Days and Nights of Anything Everywhere".
Dear Lucy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Anderson views forward life through a backward lens.
Foreclosure Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,200. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his second year as the lay pastor of a small country church Tim Sloan once again is confronted with a mysterious death. This time his own nightmare-driven depression and the chronic poverty of his Appalachian community force him to face the reality that he too may be facing foreclosure time.
Library of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nobody believes Sophia when she claims that she goes to the library only to pore over Russian Literature. They all believe that she really goes there in search of love. She laughs them all off. Until one day. When she finds herself stumbling into a chance meeting with a dashing, dark-haired fellow. A goofy story with its heart all over the place. Library of Love: A Short Story.
The Road Returns
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 151,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Mantz Trilogy, particularly The Road Returns, documents a time of great change in America. During this period, young people began to move away from farming as a life choice. The once rare automobile could be found—in almost every barn. The boom and bust of the economy as a result of the war and advances in automation forever changed our way of life.
Under the Rock
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Under the Rock is a richly colorful, authentically told family saga. Although it describes a time and a culture—the edges of Appalachia in the post-depression mid-1900′s—that are now mostly a distant memory, its powerful messages of innocence, betrayal and forgiveness are as timeless as the steady flow of the Ohio River.
The Moon 1208
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A monthly magazine featuring poetry and short stories from Lyn Lifshin, Nia Holden, t. kilgore splake, Kat Popovic, John Grey, David S. Pointer, and Gary Every.
Synopsis, One ~ Third ~
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Series: Synopsis, Transcripts Of Film Books, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Romance
“Synopsis, One” is both a book and a screenplay to be published in installments as a series of transcripts of videos. Fiction, synopsis of the story of a in his mid-thirties famous actor born with mind-reading abilities, as he tells it to the woman he loves when, four years after having met her, he starts recording and sending her video letters to introduce himself and to ask for a chance.
Glass Eyes: A Short Story about a Family's Struggle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five-year-old Kate struggles to understand what is happening to her world as she witnesses her father's deepening depression. In the midst of her family’s turmoil, Kate finds solace in her grandfather’s upstairs apartment, though she is troubled by the stuffed fox in his bedroom. As Kate tries to adapt to the changes in her life, the fox becomes a symbol of what she fears.
The Smoke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by The Goldman Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story, strange fiction: I don’t know if you remember that summer, but it was hot. Hot enough for the heat to be jammed up against the window; too hot to sleep and the days growing weird and kinked instead. And then I met Keith, a big man with a bad conscience and a secret in his basement. A man looking for an escape. "Are you in?" he wanted to know, "or are you out?"
Fit To Print
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Three short stories about the toxic effects of racism, bigotry, and prejudice on society.
In Control
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
The CEO of a major regional bank faces the challenge of his career when a large commercial real estate deal starts to unravel.
The Indian Ridge Stories By Mark Richard Luther Copyright Mark Richard Luther 2014 Published at Smashwords
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Indian Ridge Stories are nine narratives that take place in a small town of Indian Ridge, New York which is located in Upstate, New York
Shmoo
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Price: $5.87 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Robert and Daniel grew up in the 1980s and did the things that brothers do: built dens, got into mischief and started to think about girls. But something happened to those two innocent boys that twenty years later threatens to tear Robert’s world apart. Who is Shmoo? And why are Robert and Daniel now estranged? The tension builds and Robert’s world begins to crack…..
Blackbird
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Aqueous Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Blackbird follows the fractured, but resilient mind of prized student Gwyneth Avery. Briefly homeless upon a return to her hometown of Salem, Massachusetts, she finds herself placed within a local asylum known as Abbot House. Gwyneth seeks a balance between her surrounding world and the bizarre, often nightmarish delirium through which she views it.
The Sense of Touch
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Aqueous Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sprung from the variously lush, rugged, and frozen emotional landscapes of the north country, this luminous collection of stories captures the progress of a diverse ensemble of souls as they struggle to uncover themselves and negotiate a meaningful communion, of any kind, with the world around them.
The Quantum Manual of Style
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Aqueous Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tragedy strikes and Tara sets out on her own. She finds the expanding universe cold and hulking and lawless. But she discovers that instead of moving out always away from her, it is moving in, contracting, reducing itself to one infinitely compact singularity. Quantum Style gives us the rules and the examples by which we can reason the unreasonable.
Glowing in the Dark
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Aqueous Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the distance, a darkness, and within, a glowing―just out of reach. A pulsing mass of bone and tissue is discovered beneath a sofa; gigantic mosquitoes haunt feverish dreamscapes; a man lives inside the body of a giant, buried in the blood-soaked ground. In these worlds atoms are unstable, new dimensions uncurl beneath teeth, and violence is a brother. Comprised of stories ranging a wide variet
The Lunch Crowd
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the office, Kirstee watches The Lunch Crowd from afar. But she lives with the fear that ‘afar’ will, one day, not suffice. And so it proves, one fateful lunch hour. A story which deals with loneliness and inner peace. The Lunch Crowd: A Short Story.