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The Lost Podcast
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Series: Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father and son, one present, and one absent, share respective realities in a New Yorker Fiction Podcast in 'The Lost Podcast', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie's enthusiasm for his craft is wonderfully infectious; his writing is honest and elegant. I recommend him in every way." – Brigid Lowry
Orbiting
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Series: Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fire threatens and old loves rear their head as Sophie endures a summer of extremes in 'Orbiting', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed is one of the exciting new names in Australian writing - his stories are smart, soulful and challenging. I can't wait to see what he does next." – Paddy O'Reilly
Wallpaper
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital in 'Wallpaper', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed's stories are sometimes tender, sometimes brutal, and always beautifully written. He is a writer to watch." – Ryan O'Neill
Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mary weds Ward Jr., heir to the well-to-do Wangerts of Indianapolis, and together they raise three sons. As they negotiate a rocky path through the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, they take turns spinning a nighttime yarn inspired by the idea: what if Anton Chekhov wrote a story about the atomic bomb? A tragicomic mix of upper-crust romance, sibling warfare, boarding school drama, and C.I.A. skullduggery.
Blue Air
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Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In an impossibly strange short story by T. Mix, a young woman learns to astral project.
O Estuprador Gentil
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You set the price! Words: 510. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Após uma breve xícara de café com um desconhecido, Helena desperta amarrada em um quarto sujo.
Fallen
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fallen intertwines the lives of Grey Bear, in the aftermath of the Marias Massacre of 1870, and Calvin, the son of an alcoholic, abusive father, escaping to the wilderness of Northwest Montana in 1997. Central to Grey Bear's story is the relationship with his son, a strong-spirited, inquisitive boy of ten named Running Dog. After Grey Bear's tribe is decimated by a ruthless Cavalry brigade.
The World That Wasn't There: Surreal and Experimental Poetry (2011-2014)
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Price: Free! Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book of poetry will interpret the world through a variety of verbal patterns based on all types of written and verbal language. It will not pretend to define the world, but instead reveal the product of studious devotion to wordplay of confusing and deviant structure, dissonance, and literary values neither consistent, nor conforming to reason, yet find a satirical value by conflating them.
Happy People Live Here
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Price: Free! Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the ninth floor of an upscale apartment of well to do families, a young couple will come to terms with the loss of their son and the impending release of their daughter from a psychiatric clinic on her fourth birthday.
El sol del norte
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Spanish. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Germán Camacho López, El cuento el sol del norte.
Haunted
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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A real estate developer acquires a spooky old house. Everything is quite normal, he keeps telling himself, though it won't sell and he doesn't like being there alone...
Buddy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A unique man struggles with how to handle his new--and improved?--self.
Rebel Yell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A piercing look at the struggle to maintain independence, Rebel Yell is a story of indie artists keeping their integrity against the monolithic and corrupt artistic institutions of today.
Ruído: histórias curtas e não tão curtas
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruído é uma coletânea experimental de diversas histórias; contos e poemas que vão do bizarro ao romântico e do lúdico ao psicodélico. Há um ruído no espaço e nada pode o parar.
An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the biggest day of her career, Henrietta Davis finds herself running late. But nothing will stand in the way of her march to success. Not even a car horn. A tale of disaster, and carefully calculated revenge. An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time: A Short Story.
School for Seduction
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cynical veteran of the Great War who is a member of a secret society of seduction gets pulled into an erotic game of sexual politics as it plays out across the clubs, cafes and alleyways of Paris in 1923. From the story collection “Long ago, far away.”
Long ago, far away
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories densely plotted, darkly-hearted... Jeffrey Solmundson has created tales almost-familiar yet brimming with energy and inventiveness. These richly imagined stories are at turns hilarious, at turns disturbing, often playful, always captivating and never quite what you're expecting. "Long ago, far away" brings together ten tales of murder, betrayal, bad luck and other disappointments.
Un cielo blu genziana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il racconto prende spunto dalla figura di un grande intellettuale del nostro paese, l'architetto Tita Carloni. Prima della sua scomparsa andava ripetendo una frase che ha segnato profondamente l'autore: “sotto la nebbia sarà tutto cemento, sopra vivranno gli animali e coloro che vi si adegueranno”.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged
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Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
Ioanna Frangia. Idolaters
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 126,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ioanna Frangia was born in Peireus and lives in Athens. She worked as a tourist guide and also as a clinical psychologist. Because of her first career she travelled all over Greece and studied in depth the historical path of ancient Greek civilization from the prehistoric times to today.