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The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
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Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Baby Dust: A Novel about Miscarriage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Casey Shay Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Baby Dust sheds a light on the all-too taboo subject of miscarriage in a raw, compelling, and incredibly realistic way. -- Kristin Cook, Founder of Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope
Don't Be A Stranger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
....couldn't be more noir: Sep could be Philip Marlowe's brusquer, more antagonistic brother....There are moments when Sep's aggressive showmanship begins to crack when he softens his hard-talking abrasiveness with gentle coaxing, his belligerent repartee with moments of fluid interiority....told mostly through tough-guy banter, which allows the reader to move quickly with Sep.... Kirkus Review
Odd Socks: Go To Sleepy Little Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Go to Sleepy Little Baby is the second short story in the Odd Socks series of “ePamphlets.” Lilah is what some would generously call, “unbalanced.” She’s reliant on routine and little orange pills to maintain control. Compliance is mandatory and the scales slip precariously when life’s reality interrupts.
Doshvuja (Short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: Bengali. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Story Book, copyleft, has 10 story within 5 experimental new form of story, writing Bengali, published 2012
The Bridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
'The Bridge' follows the tale of a young man, who, through whatever fortune attaches itself to his life, finds himself homeless. In struggling to cope with these states of affair, he is forced to come to terms with the reality surrounding him and the lies which have created him.
Good Fences
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
From award-winning writer J. Richard Singleton comes a bold and funny short story about misunderstandings and male ego: Gary McGregor has just moved from the city to the suburbs and immediately runs afoul of longtime neighborhood presence Antonin Robertson. As small slights get expanded into an ever increasingly series of pranks, the men’s feud gradually turn violent in this story told in reve
Ophelia: A Tale of Woe Undone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.67 from 3 reviews)
Romantically inclined Ophelia finds herself suddenly facing the crisis of her life, and as she struggles alone with her terrible secret we can only wait to see what she'll do next, while considering the course of history that may have turned her into some sort of ticking time bomb....
Surfer Joe
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1967: War rages in Southeast Asia; dissent riddles the country. Off the beaches of southern California, however, the good life seems to flow as it always has. Surfer Joe makes his own break and wins a surfing World Cup while his best friend joins the Marines and goes to Vietnam. He asked Joe to go with him, but Joe’s plans included a sponsor and a Pro tour.
One Night in Toronto
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bobby wakes up to shattering sounds like eight-inch cockroaches are throwing dishes off the kitchen shelves in his third-floor apartment. But it’s not roaches; it’s a pimp and hooker fighting on the sidewalk below his window. Bad. Getting worse. Nobody stopping it. Should he? He makes a stupid decision.
Postcard from a Pigeon and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 18 short stories, from Postcard from a Pigeon, a story on the wave of immigration to Ireland in the ‘90s and it's impact, these stories look at change in Irish society in the last 50 years, from a very human perspective.
Wells Without Water
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Ruth Clayton has a dangerous secret to keep. Living in an all-white town in Alabama at a time of charged racial emotions, she is pregnant—and the baby is half black. "Wells Without Water" chronicles the coming of age of Ruth’s son, Theodore Clayton, and the one boy in town who dares to befriend him.
The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
This e-book, by agreement with Galde Press, contains the entire contents of The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes by Mona Morstein and first published by Galde Press in 2000. The book has been repackaged as The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft. Morstein's original work was critically acclaimed. It is UCS PRESS' hope that this "repackaged" edition will widen the reading audience for this epic work.
Récits de Belkine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,110. Language: French. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
New French translation of Alexander Pushkin's masterpiece "Tales of Belkin". According to Vladimir Nabokov these were "the first short stories written in Russian of a permanent aesthetic value". Masterfully translated, the paragon of clear and captivating prose, each of these stories can be read as a complete miniature drama, but also as part of a complex and ironic whole with multiple meanings.
Canción desde la huida
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El narrador nos va llevando de la mano en una historia de amor, posible en cualquier latitud del mundo, en un mundo postmoderno donde las relaciones humanas han dejado de ser lo simplistas que resultaban en siglos anteriores.
Larks Monthly Review, February 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Now in convenient e-edition Larks Fiction Magazine! Bringing you the best in today's best artists. In this issue: James Bambury, William J. White, Christopher Krull, Ron Koppelberger, Melodie Corrigall, Jerry Guarino, M. S. Palmer, Peter McMillan, and Charley Daveler.
Putz Of The Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do you remember the ONE MOMENT that changed the direction of your life? Neither does Irving Rosen. He’s not even aware such a moment exists.
Under the Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Helen wakes up one morning with an urge to get rid of her husband, Jerry. She kicks Jerry until he leaves. As she breaks dishes, lamps, dressers, and doors, Jerry looks for a way back into his house, but his efforts are complicated by a neighbor with the same destructive urges as Helen. As Helen and the neighbor destroy his house, Jerry has to fight them both if he wants his old life back.
Collages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Collages is Anaïs Nin’s last work of fiction, and is, as the title suggests, a collection of interwoven stories. Collages is Nin’s most light-hearted writing, and, in that sense, is perhaps her most entertaining book. As Henry Miller commented, “The best of collages fall apart with time; these will not.”
Seduction of the Minotaur
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seduction of the Minotaur is an example of Anaïs Nin’s most mature and cohesive fiction. The central character, Lillian, arrives in exotically primitive Mexico from New York, in part to forget her crumbling marriage and to find flow in her life after years of arrest. She befriends Dr. Hernandez, who is also trying to forget, and their friendship ends in both tragedy and enlightenment.