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Goodbye, Philip Roth
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Goodbye, Philip Roth is a strange novella that challenges the reader and won't let up: What is going on? Who is this "Martin Smith" (a fictional character easily confused with the author) who is so obsessed with how America's great author, Philip Roth, is slowly and so very cleverly humiliating him, destroying his career? Is the narrator completely mad, or is there a basis for his paranoia?
Poseidon's Priest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Karoline Henders. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some lost souls find comfort in the unlikeliest of places. So does a man you can see sitting at the subway station, surrounded by candles. Come closer, and listen to his story!
Low Road to Grace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Car accidents, marital troubles and mildly dark humour - natural bedfellows? After a debilitating car accident, Joe develops an obsession with establishing who is responsible for his injuries. Exactly who should be made accountable when it's not clear who is at fault? A self-absorbed, neurotic ride inside the mind of an average husband and father, full of comic turns and insightful reflection.
A Question of Faith
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You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, a Baptist pastor on the Gulf coast of Alabama, loses his faith. He set out to discredit atheist literature but instead he sees that he can't argue against any of it. It changes his life and that is when the crisis occurs. My statement against religious fanaticism of any kind opens on the Sunday after the change.
Gentleman Carmelo
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
"Thus passed through the world that neglected hero, that very dear friend of our childhood: Gentleman Carmelo, the foremost of warriors, and the final descendant of those pure-blooded and noble gamecocks, whose unanimous prestige was, for years, the pride of the entire green and fertile Caucato Valley."
Coming Clean
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Price: Free! Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Budding rock star Shanti is a compulsive liar. But when a new guitarist joins the band, she’s dangerously tempted to come clean. For a gaijin girl alone in Tokyo, love is just a word to rhyme with… but betrayal lurks as close as the next gig. COMING CLEAN introduces Shanti Hazard, the anti-heroine of Felicity Savage's suspense novel MUSIC TO DIE BY. Novella. Length: 86 pages.
Erstwhile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Richard and Susan Styles move to a secluded beach town in Florida filled with hope that they'll be able to eliminate the distractions inherent in hectic city life, and focus on the love they share unconditionally. Branded as outsiders by the locals they become even more isolated. A rift divides the two and each examine their pasts hoping to clear the way for a bright future.
Tiger, Tiger: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love, friendship, heartbreak and tigers. When two teenage boys in the Netherlands find themselves promoted from roustabout to apprentice tiger trainers the possibilities are immense, but also treacherous. And as they become men the friends discover that the biggest danger is not the tigers.
After the Flood and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Good Story Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This collection of short stories is perfect for reading on an airplane, at a bus stop, or on your couch in front of a roaring fire. Visit the past, present and future in the Mississippi delta, the desert Southwest, the Texas high plains and the snow-swept Wyoming prairie. Join the the protagonists as they deal with floods, wars, blizzards and the human dimensions of life, love, danger and death.
Tess and All Kinds
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tess lives with Grandma Wilma now. Grandma manages a storage facility, and Tess watches people come and go. She places them in categories, and for a seven-year old she has some insightful thoughts.
A Dream Apart
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elliot Bergeron has just graduated from university and is falling for a young woman. Elliot Bergeron is a disheartened thirty year-old elementary school teacher counting down the years to his pension. Elliot Bergeron’s life is wide open. Elliot Bergeron’s life is sealed shut. Elliot Bergeron has dreams of his future. Elliot Bergeron has dreams of his past.
Dante's Inferno: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 49,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
This is a retelling of Dante's "Inferno" in novel form. Dante the Pilgrim travels through all the circles of Hell, including Limbo. His guide is Virgil, the author of the Roman epic poem the "Aeneid." After seeing Lucifer in the lowest part of Hell, Dante climbs to the Mountain of Purgatory. The rest of Dante's adventures are told in "Purgatory" and "Paradise."
Die By The Sword
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Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After twenty long years, Torthan is free. He was thrown in a hellish dungeon for rebelling against the cruel Lord Vengir. He emerges into a world that is radically different than the one he fought for long ago. Everyone pleads with him to embrace this new world. Torthan scorns them all and seeks vengeance against the man who destroyed his life.
Bled
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She only wanted to leave. But he took that option from her. Now she wants it back. Set on the same island as the reader favorite 'Shed', the latest literary suspense novella from bestselling author Jason McIntyre picks up the Dovetail Cove saga with this story of one lonely woman...trapped.
Bodanou et la voiture de sport rouge
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: French. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un voyage mémorable, la perte de l'innocence... Bodanou le petit oiseau rouge, est soudain confronté aux réalités de la vie. Il va bientôt découvrir le monde des hommes, les facéties du destin, ainsi que les secrets de l'amour;y survivra-t-il?
Nap 1.4
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Price: Free! Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Featuring DeMisty D. Bellinger, Vanessa Blakeslee, J. Bradley, Thierry Brunet, Tobi Cogswell, Matthew Fugere, Howie Good, Adam Graupe, John Harvey, William Henderson, Jessica Hollander, Kit Kennedy, Julie Kovacs, M.G. Martin, Michael Martin, Carrie Murphy, C. Jak Mussington, John Nyman, Peter Richter, Kathryn Roberts, Daniel Romo, Diana Salier, Parker Tettleton, Randall Weiss, and Russ Woods.
The Steps They Took
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Renn Allen, a loving middle-class father reeling from his wife’s affair, and Suzan King, a South Texas socialite whose affair with an ambitious younger priest leaves her heartbroken and pregnant, meet at the low point in their respective lives. Drawn by mutual suffering, they become friends, then lovers, as they lean on one another to recreate their shattered lives.
Honor Bet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story by women's fiction bestselling author Sonia Rumzi. At the age of eight, she was promised to him, at the age of twelve, they married. But a family secret revealed could upset the happy life. What is the truth? A story of unfairness, oppression and final joy.
Bird
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man in a mental hospital finds solace in music.
Rod and Staff: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After the death of his estranged, teenage son, a man returns to the mountain stream of his beloved Wyoming to reconcile with a God he has long since forsaken. This is a story of staggering loss---of the guilt, anguish, and disbelief a parent feels when a wedge is driven between them and their son or daughter. It is a story of the irrevocable profoundness of loss when a child dies.