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This is the Only Truth
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
I look at his face, glistening with the drops of sweat. Had it been any other occasion, I would have wiped his face with my shawl but not today.
Back to Social Cage
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 37. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Unpredictability in a woman’s nature is actually the definite result of the accumulated experiences and emotions which she silently bears over the years.
A Test
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: Russian. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is this book about? It is about the human weaknesses, superstitions and prejudices, about love and hatred, repentance and forgiveness, about the difficult path to the knowledge of God.
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Barefoot Toward Heaven
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,600. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This unconventional love story examines the long-term relationship between Jake Foster and Lizzie Lavin on the day of its ending. Home alone at his cabin on a lake in northern Wisconsin, Jake reflects back on the past 40 years, trying to determine what went wrong, and hoping to find peace at the end of his journey.
Dancing with Attitude
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sometimes, even when you think you’ve got it all, you have to shake things up a little bit, consequences be damned.
The Veranda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Veranda is a beautifully crafted view of a complicated life from the vantage point of middle age. A woman has hunkered down in a modest retreat that's perched on a hillside in the Central American jungle. Fortified by her unshakable belief that all complexity can be understood if one thinks and writes enough about it, she spends every day on her veranda striving to gain perspective on the hodg
Branches - Three Stories About Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
Light the Fuse
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Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
There comes a time when we must question where we find ourselves. Not every truth is known and not all decisions are just. We work with what we have when we have it. Walt is experiencing a grievous loss; John smells blood in the water. Each of them decide the time has come to embrace change. Find out what brought them to the point of no return.
Acoustic Fishes
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Price: Free! Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a young Noah Spence survives a tragic car accident, he is left with a condition: he can never fall asleep. Set in Illinois, beautiful Elizabeth and Noah go through the hardships of junior high school: unpopularity and bullying. They meet as adults in New York City madly in love. But can the two lovers break their silence and confess their love for each other?
Blue City: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recovering from a life-altering tragedy, Greg - bright, formerly-ambitious - has grown to accept life’s little curveballs. Then a mysterious, half-mad, figure crosses his path. The pair become inextricably bound, sending Greg on a nocturnal comic quest to recover something the madman has taken from him, something that truly does still matter - even if it means facing the phantoms of his past.
The Yellow Umbrella
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit.”
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
The God Gene
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,590. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Winner 2013 National Indie Excellence Award. The Ten Commandments written in the genetic code? Scientist Rosalind Evans thinks it’s a hoax, but when her secret discovery leaks and goes viral, public reaction is intense. To some, it’s a miracle, to others, a myth. But to a group of religious and political elites, the God Gene is a dangerous public delusion that threatens their very existence.
The Last Bird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this literary thriller, a pair of seemingly unrelated murders roil the idyllic campus of a coastal California university.
Redemption on the River
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Silas Jacobson pulled a trigger, killed his father, and left home with his guilt. Months later he’s face down in Memphis mud, trying to forget the girl who betrayed him. He staggers to his feet, but finds that she's deceived him all along. He'll risk his neck for her—he owes her that much—but love is no longer possible. Redemption comes down to his conscience, two women, and a poker game.
Lather Rinse Repeat
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Aquitaine Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lather Rinse Repeat is David Tabak's sparkling debut: thirteen darkly funny, bleakly hopeful short stories.
Briarwood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A community wakes to find power has ceased, cellphone are mute, and the radio plays only an empty growl. Doom approaches. A doom that is as sudden as it is mysterious. A doom that seems plausible and imminent to Americans who find themselves inhabiting lives they never anticipated in an empire that doesn’t resemble the futures they were promised in more hopeful days.
Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A friend retreats...should I follow? I lifelong friends loses his soul mate to cancer, and decides to retreat. Or does he?
Pig
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A vegan career woman has it ALL under control until her food begins begging for its life. If she ever hopes to eat again she'll have to dig deep for answers...