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Three Times Time
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Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Personville Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One of America's foremost short story writers has made available 3 of his most intriguing stories for a new introductory ebook. These 3 stories (first published in the 1980s) were chosen because they are accessible, intricately written and provocative on many levels. Also included is a long interview with the author about the craft of storytelling. Total: 23,000 words.
The Red Leather Chair
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Devastated by her husband's betrayal, Jonah struggles to heal herself and her fractured family. Set in the contemporary American Heartland and told in the distinct voices of each family member, The Red Leather Chair takes the reader on a harrowing journey of rage, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption.
Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Was Mr. Darcy real? Is time travel really possible? Eliza Knight thinks so. But can Fitz Darcy, The Man Who Loved Jane Austen love ordinary Eliza Knight? Things begin to happen in Chawton, England that could change everything. Will the beloved author be the wedge that divides or the tie that binds Eliza Knight and Fitz Darcy?
Awaiting the Green Flash
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 225,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Rine Tyler is loving life - her life is filled with beaches, bars, and backgammon - until she meets him. Set in the Virgin Islands in the 1980s and spanning several exotic locales, Rine tries to fend off demons from her past while being pursued by a mysterious British expatriate, the sexiest guy on the planet, and a Swedish hockey star at the pinnacle of his NHL career.
Beyond the Horizon: Journeys in Poetry and Prose
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2012 by St. Somewhere Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
"Beyond the Horizon" is a chapbook style collection of works by author and poet Randy Baker. With a predominately Caribbean setting, 21 works of poetry and fiction combine to take the reader on a journey through physical and emotional landscapes, as seen and imagined by the author. Though regional in approach, the messages and explorations of "Beyond the Horizon" are universally relevant.
Evacuation Plan: A novel from the hospice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Natalie Collins. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Matt, a fledgling screenwriter, volunteers to work with the terminally ill in exchange for a good plot for his next script. He meets the people who work, die, and mourn in this world of last moments. In the novel-in-stories style of Tim O’Brien’s July July and Charles Baxter’s The Feast of Love, O’Connell’s characters in Evacuation Plan reveal themselves in poignantly unfolding stories.
Drawing the Line
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a farewell letter to her husband, a woman explains what moved her to leave him.
Ongeschreven Regels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: Dutch. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In een afscheidsbrief aan haar man legt een vrouw uit wat haar ertoe heeft bewogen hem te verlaten.
Trư Cuồng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: Vietnamese. Published: September 20, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nguyễn Xuân Khánh Trư Cuồng Tiểu thuyết Copyright 2012 Nguyễn Xuân Khánh Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN: 9-781-3014-2769-7
On Swallow's Wings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: September 19, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When one half of an older couple passes away, it can seem as though the half that's left just exists until their time also comes. Sometimes though, the smallest things can make all the difference.
FALLING WOMEN and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Award-winning short stories about families in turmoil and children in peril, from a homeless mother forced to put her son in foster care to a suburban mother afraid of passing her water phobia to her son...by Ellen Herbert, "a Southern author to celebrate, with a wry wit that’s free range and delicious," says Richard Peabody, Editor, 'Gargoyle Magazine.'
The Machete
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inácio Ramos is a cellist. His young wife, daughter of a poor shopkeeper, does not understand his art. She is drawn instead to popular music and those who play it, above all to a mediocre law student who is back in Rio de Janeiro for the holidays.
Literary Lunes Magazine: September/October 2012 (black and white edition)
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Price: Free! Words: 31,160. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the second to last edition of Literary Lunes Magazine for this year. We have a jam packed issue that I think you all will enjoy. It is filled will interviews from the authors of JKS Communications, and many wonderful new short stories.
The Earworm Inception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These mad stories make up the latest by Jon Konrath, a collection of 20 flash fiction narratives that cross between metafiction and experimental prose, telling grim and absurd fast-paced tales about Konrath's life in a twisted fashion.
Fistful of Pizza
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bizarro tales of woe by Jon Konrath, author of Rumored to Exist. This metafictional collection of surrealist fiction is compiled from Konrath’s long-running web site, The Wrath of Kon, and includes “My Friend, The Jihadist”, and nine other pieces of gonzo fiction written from a grim and twisted point of view.
When the Apricots Bloom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Savvy Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman lawyer trying to break through the heavy bureaucracy of the Egyptian legal system gets her chance when the Public Prosecutor calls upon her to make an appearance in court. The case is an ugly one: a young bicycle messenger beaten to death for no apparent reason. Unless, concludes the lawyer, he was carrying a message someone didn't want delivered.
Summertime Blues
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
Psychic
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Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(1.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by the life of world-famous psychic Sylvia Browne, Psychic presents a young psychic’s attempt to establish herself as a professional psychic during the mid-1960s.
Fragmente
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Price: Free! Words: 49,940. Language: German. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short-stories in German: „… weil die Auswahl der Texte einen Einblick in die ‚Werkstatt’ von John Schou bietet – ein Autor, der seine Leser gerne mit Ironie und Humor bedient, hinter denen sich aber die Wahrheit verbirgt. Wer keine Angst vor dem eigenen schlechten Gewissen und Lust auf eine geraffte und gereifte Sicht der Dinge hat, kann das alles nachlesen“ (aus dem Vorwort von Christa Efkemann)
A Sharply Struck E7
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Committing to Rock and Roll means committing to rage, rebellion and excess. For Rock guitarist Moss, these concepts have become his marrow. To some, he is unmatched in electrifying an audience. To others, Moss would be better off if he electrocuted himself plugging in his guitar. Moss himself would agree with both sentiments. Wild, sardonic and intensely vivid, E7 electrifies the reader.