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Concerning Jackson Willard
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Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sleep deprivation and an interviewing a purported immortal are enough to toy with anyone's head.
Fish Wishes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A newly sober mom longing to get back custody of her daughter tries to make something happen. Published in Pindeldyboz, 2004.
A Nice Beginning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in this book bring to life characters and settings with precise realism. Swimming or fishing in the ocean and having conversations, the people in the stories are so real that they come out of the pages. Going out on a date or staying at home, the men and women described find interesting activities that the reader will enjoy. People and places come alive in 'A Nice Beginning'.
Surely Goodness and Mercy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cynical narrator gets changed, just a bit. Published in Cranky, 2004
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
Paradise Lost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 152,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"I was born in Paris at the age of twelve." So begins Paradise Lost, the novel that turns Milton upside down. It is a comic epic about an agnostic man who idolizes women, resists authority of all kinds, and insists that the defining feature of human beings is their fallibility. "An impressively detailed, deep look at life." "Intimate, reflective and worthy of a thoughtful read." Kirkus Reviews.
Waiting for the Lady
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sloan Wolcott, an American expat in Bangkok, a part-time art dealer and smuggler and a full-time rogue, comes into possession of a camera belonging to a Japanese newspaper reporter killed in a suspicious car crash. Inside the camera, he finds several images of the Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of her riding in an automobile with a bullet hole in the rear window and one lone picture of a mysterious..
Puppet Show
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An artist who creates puppets invests commonplace living with a surreal intensity that isolates her from everyone - until she encounters an odd octogenarian. Published in 13th Moon, 1993.
Kleptocracy, the Rule of Thieves
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man adrift in life becomes tied to a boatyard community of like souls. These widely divergent characters find in each other the catalyst to move on from their personal doldrums to a new sense of purpose.
Ready Reference Treatise: Coming Up for Air
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 25 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 46. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Vengeance
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short piece taken from the book, Hope, Depression, Love & Fractured Hearts: A Collection of Short Stories and other Pieces of Writing. Something in his past comes back to him.
God of Darkness
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rahu, God of Darkness, has unraveled the safety nets in the City of Angels. Even the rich are in a free-fall state when the Thai economic boom goes bust in 1997. A young American, Hurley Ransom Conover, follows his Thai girlfriend to her homeland and finds himself at the center of her family’s turmoil. Hurley trips along the edges of Bangkok days and nights giving...
Romance
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Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hung-up Las Vegas local falls in with a spring-breaking sorority girl from Louisiana State in ROMANCE. Literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Morning Ghost
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Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a small town in New England, Abbey returns home to confront the skeletons of her past life. Her relationships and her memories, as well as the Native American mythology of her home, mingle together like shards in a blender as she tries to make sense of her life and her future.
Men Cry Alone
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Price: $1.61 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alfred, Tom and Gordon are strangers, yet they share a terrible secret ... they are being abused by their wives. This controversial novel examines through its fictitious characters many aspects of domestic violence, including abuse against women by men and the abuse that can occur because one partner has dementia.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
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Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Danger of Being Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Everett prides himself on making sense of the absurd and the arbitrary. He writes. But daring to make himself into the author of his own life will propel him down a blind path of dangerous secrets after one impulsive decision plunges him to the bottom of his own fractured psyche, and all the way back to the beginning of his own story. To the one place he could never escape.
The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.
НеСказки о людях, случившихся на моем пути
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 15, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Двадцать шесть НеСказок: грустных и веселых, задумчивых и легкомысленных, чудесных и простых – разных. О людях, встреченных мельком в киевских кафе или парках и о тех, кто был в них придуман; о незнакомых и несуществующих городах; о любви и смерти; о сбывшихся мечтах и о бесконечной возможности чудес под названием «жизнь».
Webster
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.