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Daughter of a One-Armed Man
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After Jackson spends one night with Mari, he’ll do anything to find her again. He follows her up the coast of California and a polar bear drives the taxi. Into the forest and through frozen mountains, he talks to God and creatures of faerie alike but the final confrontation is with the wood nymph who is Mari’s mother and the father who gave up his arm for the love of his life.
Rainy Pavements
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories - Fireworks that won't light, a Christmas afternoon burglary, kindness that creates more problems, an April evening turning murderous - everything here is switched about. An Easter-Egg factory goes on strike, a couple teeter on separation in romantic Paris, a painting becomes menacing - surfaces are broken and deeper truths emerge.
Divine encyclopedia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
О чем беззвучно говорим все время. Вот эта область. Этот круг забот. «Кого касаются проблемы смерти». Что мы увидим - «начавши все же двигаться туда». Какой сюжет стоит там непрерывно.
Forbidden Liaisons - Twilight of Medicine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.
The Rosary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Between prayers, as she says the rosary ("forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us"), an old woman refuses to pardon her newly widowed and destitute daughter.
All the Good Gods Are Dead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
How can you hunt a God? How can you kill a God? How can you make a new God? What discerns a man from a beast, a snake from a butterfly? When the golden-eyed priestess of Tzra carries her God into new lands to forcefully convert the minds of the people, a disfigured man emerges as the most unlikely of saints.
Exactly Where They'd Fall
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Amelia and Drew pair off to begin their future together, Jodie hangs on to one night, a year ago, which none of them remember the same way. With vivid characters, generous doses of humor, and palpable emotion, Exactly Where They'd Fall is a charming debut novel about three friends forced to explore the complicated and fragile bonds of friendship and love.
Forever I Bloom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
the story centers around Chizoba, a young girl who is forced to live with Aunt Bridget in Lagos at the death of her grand father. she experiences different forms of barbaric cruelty from one relative to the other until she seeks death as the ultimate solution to her misery forever I Bloom is a shocking story that reveals the unbroken ability of every abused child to bloom forever.
The Color Of Things
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Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Little Lenny Helzerman doesn’t expect anything more from one day than he does any other day and he doesn’t give anything more to one day than he does any other day. It is all the same. And this suits him just fine.
The Ant Farm
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Price: Free! Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Gene Almsson is forced into retirement after more than thirty years traveling the country helping the poultry industry, he finds it hard to go from advising wealthy people and earning their praise to doing dishes and finding ways to pass the time. He doesn't like his new life and he likes it even less when his daughter and one year old granddaughter move in.
Color Blind
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A married woman (white) becomes pregnant, at a time when she cheated on her husband once, with a black man. As birth approaches, she finally confesses, but not to her husband.
Heavy and Light Tales 2012
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Thirteen stories, 35,000 words. Themes of life and death, love and war, and how we adapt. This is an updated edition of my 2006 short story book, with some new stories and some old ones left out. 'Hunting Elephant' from the old book is now included as a fireside tale told by a character in 'In the Valley'the longest story.
Hot Stuff
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
With her greed, a woman incites her jealous new flame to take revenge.
Warm aanbevolen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: Dutch. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Met haar hebzucht zet een vrouw haar jaloerse nieuwe vlam aan tot wraak. Wat is belangrijker: materie of lucht?
The Dainty
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A 12,600 word novella, titled “The Dainty”, set in 1969 Detroit; One day in an Irish Pub, and that day is Christmas Eve. The dysfunctional denizens of The Dainty plow through a fierce snowstorm, cocktails, and their personal baggage as Christmas Eve plays out before them.
Lamentations
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Mystic Mustangs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the turn of the century, generations of families become intertwined in the Louisiana bayous and the curse of the women from Delphine manor. Illicit affairs and secretive friendships, alliances that lead to mysterious disappearances, the Delphine curse follows its victims spanning oceans and time. But is it truly the curse responsible for the murders, or are darker secrets hidden in the swamps?
Night of the New Russian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The third story in a series by David Brining exploring life in post-Communist Russia, Sergey Priapin is beginning to hate his wife. Caught in the middle, his sons dream of a future in the USA, far away from the chaos and stress.
Sleepless in Sovietsky
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Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Oleg Yavlinsky is a good cop, or at least he thinks he is, until a chance encounter with a wealthy businessman challenges everything he holds dear and brings unsettling memories his time in Chechnya back to the surface. A short story about life in Russia in the 1990s, the second in a series by David Brining.
Every Garden Party Needs a 3-Legged Dog
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A black man is prompted by an outcast of the animal world, to join his white neighbors for a drink....
POTUS: 2012 Presidential Diaries #1-5
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You set the price! Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is an ongoing Novella titled “POTUS”. A series of late nights in the Oval Office with the President, his secret diary, and his drink-dispensing porter. The conversation and cocktails flow between the two men as freely as the POTUS's diary entries.