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Sketches from the Spanish Mustang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A jilted husband with a grudge, a bomb, and a dead wife; three mothers facing life and death; a warrior in a battle with his memory; a man at odds with the stereotypes surrounding him; an immigrant looking for fortune in the wrong places; and a woman who can't stop running for her life. These are the subjects of a woman with a gift, a woman who has already lost everything.
BALLARD motor court
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ballard, a part-time mail-order private detective, confronts the mystery behind an attempt on his life and in the process plumbs the very nature of reality. Mix in a novice tarot card reader, a graphic novelist, a psychic police inspector, a street rabbi and his golem, a pack of wild dogs, and you have the supernatural novella that is BALLARD motor court. The living creatures ran & returned.
Ladies of the Dance
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Alya Habeeb, a Muslim-Christian teacher, and the radio personality Majed Alami, dance with international friends in the Semiramis Hotel courtyard, ignoring the pending conflict. But her brother Omar is willing to risk it all to fight for freedom. As tensions mount, they must learn new steps that will lead them into a world forever changed by political upheaval.
Interstate Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dreamer came back to Austin, Texas from a bad banana war with a souvenir slug in his head. No big deal, just a minor side effect: Now, every safe, every lock, every fancy alarm takes a nap when he's around. Dreamer's not tempted. He's straight arrow and doesn't need the dough. He's happy selling guppies, hanging out at Mama Lucy's Vishnu and esus Barbecue. It's never that simple with Neal Barrett.
Erase my memory, gentlemen
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Russian. Published: June 18, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
На землю мягко опускались сумерки. Снежинки  кружились  и водили свой непонятный хоровод.
Все искрилось  праздничным светом. Яркие огни, освещая весь город, замирали в ожидании чуда.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Wind Tunnel - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sad and depressing Chicago ER has worn down Dr. Michael Sheehan. He wants more. He wants to make a difference. He wants to give back. And what goes around comes around. ~~~~~ Doctors Without Borders has just the spot for Doc Sheehan, and Pablo is glad Doc came. The local historian and storyteller believes in paying it forward, even if no one can understand quite how he pulled it off.
Wise Guy
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a modern fable set in the exciting world of international life coaching - transformational!
Jack Lives Here
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.
The Evaporation of Hands
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You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Leaf Garden Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry and prose. No specific theme. A lot of yata yata and plenty of la-de-da.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wesley Pierce, a Virginia State Trooper, is in search of the perfect log cabin to settle down in. After losing his brother and doing his best to care for the family he left behind he decides, a year after Nathan’s death, that he’s finally ready to move forward.
Naufrage
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Price: $4.10 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: French. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Tout a commencé avec cette satanée lettre, c'est sûr. C'est après avoir reçu cette lettre que tout est parti de travers : Emma s'est mise à faire n'importe quoi, Judith aussi, Agathe a voulu devenir une ado, Suzelle une adulte et j'ai rencontré Alice... Non, tout ça, c'est la faute de cette fichue lettre."
Did You Whisper Back?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Did You Whisper Back? is a psychological novel about family secrets and a disturbing portrayal of the fragility of the mind.
El llibre de tòpics
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Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: Catalan. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La inesperada aparició d’un manuscrit que connecta Lovecraft amb l’inventor de la bomba atòmica. Els riscos de casar-se per catàleg. En una casa de Castelló hi ha una entrada a l’infern... Vint relats breus de Carles Bellver Torlà, calculadament ambigus uns o francament fantàstics uns altres. Inquietants o còmics segons com es miri: això ja depèn del lector.
Jonathan: a proper story involving a black coat, a key, and the ramblings of an insane old man.
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Can a coat give you the power to influence others? Jonathan finds a key that may have the answer...
Power Failure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
When visiting her dementing grandmother, a young woman is confronted with the finiteness of life.
Stroomstoring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: Dutch. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bij een bezoek aan haar dementerende grootmoeder wordt een jonge vrouw geconfronteerd met de fataliteit van het leven. Waar zult u spijt van hebben als het einde nadert?
Triumph of the Ape
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From New South yarn to end-of-days dirge, buoyant realism and slapstick satire, the tapestry of style and genre in these 14 collected short stories screams with themes of American folly. Written over the first decade of the 21st century, the stories reach back into the past of the author's native South Carolina -- and forward into a grim future where love nonetheless remains humanity's best hope.
Waltz of Love: Poems New and Selected
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Waltz of Love is a pristine ode to love in the lap of the Himalayas.The poetry that you will read in this book is born in the palpitating moral fiber of a heart that bleeds love. Intrepid is the reader who dares to board in the literary fl