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King of the Road
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A trucker lies dying. A soul goes riding. Someone sings amazing grace.
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
Divide by Zero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It takes a subdivision to raise a child, and a wealth of threads to weave a tapestry, until one breaks. Troy, the garage mechanic's son, loves Lydia, the rich man's daughter. Amethyst has a remarkable cat and Andrea a curious accent. Old Abigail knows more than anyone else but doesn't speak. And in Paradise Park a middle-aged man keeps watch while autistic Amelia keeps getting lost.
Stingy Brim Trilby
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Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The soul of a pedantic attorney plays hooky and falls in love.
Reliquary
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It starts with a single bite, a morsel, a taste and then it builds to a dish, to a meal, to a banquet.
A Christmas with Avery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story, Part One of the Bear Dream Series. It is a philosophical amusement/fantasy.' (11,692 words). A down on his luck, unemployed professor of Sociology has run out of people with whom to talk. But his luck changes when he encounters a big black bear in formal evening attire. After recovering from his fear and shock at such a phenomenon, he suddenly discovers he has met a new friend.
Valley of Flowers
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Price: Free! Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story opens high up in the famed Valley of Flowers, or 'garden of the gods' in N. India. It follows the trek of a 17-year-old Indian youth, named Nicolas Kumar, who is made to go into the Himalayas to give his 'ego a death.' It is a modern retelling of the Bhagavad Gita.
Annie Crow Knoll: Sunset (Book 2)
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Series: Annie Crow Knoll. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Return to Annie Crow Knoll-a place where people come to restore their spirits, heal their pain and reclaim their lives. Annie Crow Knoll: Sunset is the second novel in this literary fiction series. In this family saga, the healing powers of nature and art offer courage to those facing loss and grief. When near-tragedy strikes, Nate is forced to return to the one place he hopes will save his wife.
Ptunk! (The Robin Spring)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Richard Anderson has had better years. His "recently misplaced" wife and construction business they shared are floundering on the same rocks. The bank is after their house and anything else he's nailed down. His father is dying, even while his mother has relationship issues of her own. And on top of all that, his medium irons are in a major slump. Still, you have to keep your sense of humor.
Take the Water to the Mountain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Take the Water to the Mountain explores the journey of a young woman who yearns for personal freedom while struggling to hold onto her strong familial bond and Native American heritage she has left behind. What Lily Brownwood finds is that ties that bind are everywhere and they can never be broken and all wounds can be healed on the hills of life.
Shaking the Tree
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shaking the Tree is the comical, yet dramatic coming-of-age tale of a young boy, Nicholas Havens, who makes a life-long friend in a straight-talking African American laborer named Sooter, while growing up in the hard life of a rural farming community.
Fruit of the Spirit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
Harold Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Susan gave birth to her son on Christmas Day, she named him Harold, after her late father. All his life, Harold wanted to sing. And all his life, Harold met with disappointment. So, when his own son arrives on December 25 as well, Harold faces a difficult choice: continue the legacy or spare his son the same hardships.
Commute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She spends each day as two people: herself and Mr. Haworth’s secretary. Home, work, home, work. Then, a man on the subway train confides in her that he lost his job months ago and kept it from his wife. And somehow, that seemingly random conversation will change everything she thought she knew about her commute, her life, herself.
Every Song's About Death
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An old school band manager and a new school performer find common ground.
Arma Crítica
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 81,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
É interessante como João Rendeiro nesta obra se revela crítico do paradigma académico identificado pela “síntese neoclássica” e assente no princípio da racionalidade do “homem económico” que, estatisticamente, “comportar-se-ia como uma distribuição normal e os modelos econométricos que representavam tinham um comportamento estocástico perfeito”.
O Amuleto Perdido da Amazônia
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 88,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quando uma índia morta não entra em decomposição, seu túmulo é violado e análises do corpo demonstraram que ela teria a idade aproximada de 1500 anos. Um estranho amuleto pendurado em seu pescoço, o muiraquitã, desperta a cobiça de uma agência internacional de biopiratas e se inicia uma busca frenética, liderada pelo Dr. Frank Aconcielo, para encontrar, na Floresta Amazônica, a fonte deste imenso
O Acaso desse Acaso
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 25,020. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Um professor Universitário demitido, uma ex bailarina, um amor antigo, um reencontro perdido. Dona de uma companhia de dança, colunista de jornal. Nova Iorque como palco, o mundo como destino, uma história baseada em fatos reais, um romance sem roteiro, uma história real, que assim como as suas, acontecem por acaso, esse é O Acaso Desse Acaso.
Gente Só
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Corram, e fujam, pois o tempo vem! O tempo vem e leva a todos! Todos vocês! Vocês ficam aí fora, brincando no escuro, até que um dia passa o homem do saco e leva vocês embora, vocês vão ver! Vocês vão aprender a respeitar a mãe e o pai, que ninguém tem obrigação de ficar assim postado na porta gritando nome de moleque levado!
Feliciana
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
FELICIANA – Um Olhar no Infinito, trata da história ficcional, inspirada por uma nota de um jornal de 1846, de uma mulher negra e escrava brasileira, no final do século XVIII e início do século XIX. Tem essa escrava a personalidade de uma mulher do século XXI, vivendo plenamente sua vida e influenciando a todos que com ela se relacionam.