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Everybody Loves A Good Watermelon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this sixth of fourteen short stories that Abbie Joules has written about her deceased Brother, Ben, the small farming community of Peach Creek comes together in a contest of marksmanship to help raise money for a meeting hall--and a pool table. The contest, conceived by Ben (who is a crack shot), doesn't end the way he envisions it.
Family Trees Bear Strange Fruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a small southern town in the 1940's and 50's, this short story explores how hatred and bigotry can tear families apart. Josephina "Jo" Brown hasn't seen her family in about ten years, not since she eloped with a black man. When she learns of her father's death, the past comes back to haunt her. Can Jo find a way to reconcile the past and forgive a father she both loved and hated?
Lü Mudan (The Green Peony)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Green Peony is a classic work of Chinese Literature, formatted for Kindle for Chinese language students. This is the TRADITIONAL CHINESE version.
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six more original short stories inspired by lyrics in songs from the Greatest Rock Band in the World: Genesis
Polaritäten - Eine Kurzgeschichte (Red Shorts Series)
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Series: Red Shorts Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter is puzzled. How did he get into this situation? How can he get out of it? His road trip with Lisa leads him and the strange girl towards an unforeseen destination. --- Peter ist verwirrt. Wie ist er nur in diese Situation gekommen? Aber wichtiger noch, wie kann er ihr wieder entkommen? Die Autofahrt mit Lisa bringt ihn und das seltsame Mädchen an ein unvorhergesehenes Ziel.
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
It Happened At The Burger Joint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Denise Benfield is dealing with her mother's imminent death from cancer, when Mike Pelton shows up at the door, saying he was an old friend of her mother's, hasn't seen her in forty years, and wondering what has happened to her. She lets him in, and learns that is was more than just friendship all those decades before. Should she let him see her mother?
The Reverend and the Unicorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the reverend preaches to his congregation, a unicorn walks in, interrupting the sermon, and surprises the old reverend in more ways than one in this thought provoking short story.
The Man in the Blue Coat: A Chamber Picture in Six Acts, A Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Surreal and whimsical, "The Man in the Blue Coat" is a 4,100-word story about the inner life and the seemingly infinite distances between ourselves and others.
Chimera: A Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Chimera" is a 7,500-word short story about the human capacity for failure and faith.
The Sky at Her Back: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An 1,100-word short story about love, the passage of time, and looking at one's life like a picture.
Mercenary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lee Christmas gets drunk and falls asleep at the throttle of his locomotive, plowing straight into an oncoming train. Blacklisted from the railroad and his marriage in tatters, he flees New Orleans on a steamer bound for the tropics. Mercenary is the story of the USA's most famous soldier of fortune: the hard-drinking drifter who changed the fate of a nation.
Testimonio De Un Extranjero (Spanish Edition)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El Testimonio de un extranjero" es una historia multicultural irresistible ambientada en el corazón de la comunidad expatriada en Chiang Mai, Tailandia. Es una historia de amor que atraviesa las divisiones étnicas y conlleva a una lección moral entre dos generaciones. El humor y la perspicacia se reflejan en esta historia brillantemente realizada por Moore.
The Moon 1207
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Series: The Moon Monthly Magazine, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Moon monthly magazine featuring poetry and short stories from Lyn Lifshin, McArthur Gunter, Margaret Boles, t. kilgore splake, Gary Every, and Ali Noel Vyain.
The Magpie Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of thirteen mixed genre short stories based on the well-known Magpie Rhyme.
Out There: A Novel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,890. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Leaf Storm Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A heart-warming journey of self-discovery and healing. "5 Stars!" A young U.S. Army veteran (Jefferson Long Soldier) returns home safely after two tours of duty in Iraq, convinced that the book he carried with him (One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez) saved his life.
Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
When the Prime Minister Sneezes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The prime minister has everything he needs. Bodyguards. A chauffeured limousine. And various assistants in charge of his appearance. He’ll need all the help he can get for his wife’s funeral. A story of grief and gleam. When The Prime Minister Sneezes: A Short Story.
Last Giant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When professional footballer, Peter Jones, throws in the towel, he shocks the world. With the world demanding an explanation, Peter denies them. And he turns his attention to what he still loves in his life. And he finds it much closer than he might have imagined. A story which proves that honesty and integrity may still exist in the modern world. Last Giant: A Short Story.
All These Adoring Multitudes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Convinced of his talent and universal popularity, TV presenter Troy Lewis comes across a piece of hate mail and determines to find out what sort of person would send it to him. But will he find a shallow, maladjusted individual . . . or something else? A story of fame and delusion. All These Adoring Multitudes: A Short Story.