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Survival Instinct
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When William’s sister begs him to visit, he travels into the northern interior to visit her and her family, thinking he’s on a kind of rescue mission. But in the snowy fields and basements of 100 Mile Ranch, the question is who, exactly, needs rescuing from what? A more reflective turn from an author who specializes in exploring dark places.
La obra
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Me pregunto, ¿cómo he llegado hasta esta situación? Aquí estoy. No sé qué es lo que me pasa. Todo sale negro, negro, negro. Despedida a todo lo que quiero, inesperada situación que acogota, camino de elefante hacia el cementerio sagrado, hacia el camposanto lleno de cruces cristianas. ¿Por qué la muerte es compañera de viaje?
All but one
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Julia’s family wasn’t rolling in money, but they were never short of money for groceries or a holiday. One evening her father didn’t come home and when she started looking for him at his work she was told that they hadn’t seen him for months – since the day that he was fired…
The Howling Winds
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
...'the moon darkened...time bled...the grains of a forgotten world'...
Carl’s Hat Wins Marathon: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
At age ninety-two, the last surviving player from Super Bowl XXI in 1987, Carl decides to win the New York Marathon or die trying. And that’s exactly what he does. In front of the world’s cameras, he crashes to the ground, finished. But his hat doesn’t stay finished. Runner after runner picks it up and relays it to the front-runners, where a battle of epic proportion ensues to get Carl’s hat acro
Four-Way Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
970 words. A man's choices lead him to four red lights in the middle of nowhere, where he is haunted by a ghost of his past.
La difesa Alekhine
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: Italian. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Il suicidio di un pittore famoso dovrebbe dare il via ad un normale necrologio. Invece, per il giornalista che se ne occupa, diventerà un corsa contro il tempo.
Dieu li volt
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: Italian. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Giallo spionistico fantapolitico a tinte forti. Il tranquillo e celebre giornalista Santiago Baliani è in realtà una spia, tenace, efficiente e riservata. Un intrigo internazionale.
Needs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does job burnout feel like? Join a nurse as she works through her day; get inside her head as she attempts to balance her needs with her patient’s needs. Will she make it to the end of her shift? Will her patient?
Delhi Deadlines
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A washed out journalist, posted to India to cover a bloody election campaign, uncovers truths about his son's life - and death - in the country, truths that test loyalties forged in the war zones of Bosnia and Rwanda. A fiercely evocative narrative of modern-day India, filled with the clamour and hot stinks of its capital, this is a novel of death woven through with life.
Proxy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Friday Afternoon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a hurry, and stuck behind a dirty pickup truck on a lonely two-lane road in western North Carolina, corporate executive Bryce Stanford attempts a bad pass around the wrong guy. The events which follow will test his courage, his strength...and his soul. In the surreal tradition of The Twilight Zone, "Friday Afternoon" is an unforgettable journey into the inner reality of who a man really is.
Metamorphosis of Me
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A reclusive man may be flubbing his reentry into society.
Old Farts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
Subvision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Scherzo Trepan's journey to the underworld begins each morning on the banks of a river. A rusted fridge is his elevator and to the sweat and heat of an incinerator plant he travels. Until one day he wakes up in a hospital to the sight of aliens landing and the sound of a snapped on rubber glove.
Rồng và Rắn
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: Urdu. Published: April 18, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
NGUYỄN VIỆN RỒNG & RẮN Hay là bốn tiểu thuyết Nguyễn Viện Tiểu thuyết Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition Copyright @2012 by Nguyễn Viện ISBN: 978-1-4524-7353-6
Imbroglio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Life manifests as an ovegrown, petulant baby, whilst melancholy flirts dangerously with an identity crisis.
Miedo a salir de noche
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,220. Language: Spanish. Published: April 17, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cuando David G. Panadero se decidió a contar estas diez historias, no tardó en darse cuenta de que la erudición literaria, lo que hubiese podido aprender en otros libros, o el intento de acercarse al estilo de sus escritores favoritos, eran todos ellos caminos equivocados. Panadero quería hablar de Madrid, de la vida en las calles. De sus miedos y de sus noches.
Dilaby Ridge
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,140. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Moorna Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Friends out for a horseback beach ride, a truck driver looking forward to his retirement, two British youngsters backpacking in Australia, suddenly and without warning a tragic accident would ensure that five of the six would no longer have a future to look forward to. Down, but not out, the only human survivor, after a long, hard, painful battle, eventually comes to terms with his fate.
Warm Refrigerator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An unfortunate private eye washes up in a town out of time and off the map.