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Prinzessinnen, Hühner und Verräter
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Series: Schreibwerk-Bücherprogramm. Price: Free! Words: 47,330. Language: German. Published: May 30, 2012 by Annemarie Nikolaus. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
„Schreibwerk“ ist eine internationale Gruppe von Autorinnen und Autoren deutscher Sprache. Wir haben uns Ende 2002 im Netz gegründet und Anfang 2011 begonnen, unsere Werke als E-Books zu veröffentlichen. Wir haben eine gemeinsame Homepage und einen Blog. Mit diesem Katalog präsentieren wir nun auch unsere E-Book-Veröffentlichungen gemeinsam.
Cuentos para Jovenes Menores de 99 años
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,960. Language: Spanish. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
cuentos de la vida moderna desarrollados en ciudades diversas de puerto rico y en nueva orleans sobresale la lucha por la vida y el buen humor descritos en esmerada lengua española apropiado para texto de escuela superior y bachillerato sus finales sorpresivos dejan la clave de cada mensaje.
Devane's Reality - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does one cope with complete and utter loneliness? Imagine living in a world occupied by one - not another living creature. How could such a thing be possible? Doesn't matter. What matters is how Lawrence Steven Devane reacts when plunged into precisely this situation. ~~~~~ "The towering skyscrapers and menacing toys of man lay well behind me now, the shimmering skeleton of a dead metropolis."
Islands of the Gulf Volume 2, The Treasure
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Series: Herbert West, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Abandoned and abused, young Herbert West resorts to drastic measures to survive. At Miskatonic University, he becomes a scientist who commits crimes and creates monstrosities. Decades later, haunted by his past, he finds safety as Dr. Francis Dexter of Bellefleur Island, but his divided nature threatens those he loves and forces him to face the truth about his healing powers. Age 14+
Alternative Man
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Price: $4.47 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips. "Musician turned writer has a keen eye for humor, pathos, & the bizarre in these short pieces." - Bookpeople "Imaginary reality and the hard, cold merge in tales dominated by characters whirled in confusion and odd determination. An old-school punk, tempered (slightly) and swollen with skill." - First Class magazine
Gibbin House
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During World War II this Hampstead villa was a refuge for artists and intellectuals fleeing the continent. But when the former beacon of hope becomes a prison for the four men who remain exiled there, the mysterious arrival of a young mute woman with secrets of her own, tests the men's perception of love and loss, and their ability to forgive the past in order to live again.
Adelaide's Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 262,810. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Complex and ambitious, shambolic and beguiling, Adelaide's Garden is a literary epic of bibliophiles and madmen, swindlers and dreamers. A labyrinth of tales,characters and myths,sprawling across the 19th century, with an unsettling collection of haunted Victorian souls struck by grief, slavery, and love.
Riding Out the Dumb Silence
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips, "Riding Out the Dumb Silence" collects work from 1996 - 2005. Odd and unpredictable, this is a collection that will have you returning to it again and again for another taste of the weird and wonderful.
Cuộc Tình Cuối Cùng Của Chàng Cảnh Sát
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Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mechiael Kellin bước ra từ phòng tắm. Trong khi vừa đưa tay cài cúc áo sơ mi vừa với lấy bao súng P38 từ chiếc bàn nhỏ kê nơi đầu giường, anh thấy rõ đôi mắt xinh đẹp của Cora thoắt biến thành trầm ngâm và băn khoăn, theo dõi từng chuyển động của anh. Cô vẫn nằm trên giường, dưới tấm chăn mỏng hiện rõ từng đường nét của cơ thể hút hồn.
Sight Unseen: A Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Maxwell's wife gets corrective laser surgery, things get complicated. "Sight Unseen" is a 5,300-word short story by M. Allen Cunningham, author of the novel The Green Age of Asher Witherow, the novel Lost Son, and the illustrated limited-edition story collection Date of Disappearance.
Chancy
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The origins of a modern Flying Dutchman, trying to sail round the world, his adventure interrupted by his own success as a businessman. He learns that following your dreams isn't as easy as you'd like, and even when you do, dreams can be a tricky things. Beautifully illustrated with photos by Tom Tsui.
The Alien's Luggage
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Series: Short stories, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about unfulfilled expectations. Two cousins think they hit the jackpot when they run into a crashed UFO, only to find out that what they though was their ticket to fame and riches is just another of life's disappointments.
A World within A World
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a fictional biography, which goes deep into the mind of Carl Jung, one of the founding fathers of psychology. It goes into his motivations, and what makes all of us human. Carl Jung turned his mind into a juggle of perceptions, expecting every human being to hunt for the kill, in hopes of finding the line between individuality and choice.
Flying Lessons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Nebulous Mooch. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Henry and his daughter, Chandra, are stuck. Haunted by the past, they sleepwalk through life until unexpected relationships shake up their perceptions of reality. Henry’s new friendship with a neighbor blurs the boundaries between the living and the dead, and Chandra starts to see possibilities she’s never noticed before.
Grosse Fugue
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On one side, the genius of Bach, Beethoven, Schubert. On the other, depravity at its worst: hounding of innocents, appalling transports, death camps. Stuck in a grey world between: Reuben Mendel, musician, sage, survivor. This searing and compelling narrative confronts the legacy of genocide, survivor guilt and the redemptive power of great music.
The Door to Freedom
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Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steeped in his own brand of disquieting melancholy, Curtis Ackie’s surreal debut maps Eilian’s unsettling journey through the mind of his obsessive lover.
The Giftie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his mid-forties, a great man’s protégée, Chief Executive Chauncey Applegate senses an impending crisis of identity. When his firm falls to the venal Krieg Corporation, he bolts to the sanctuary of a run-down farm in order to re-engineer his life. But corporate politics dog him in exile and Chauncey is driven into a personal wilderness from which the only escape is locked in the past
I Can Show You the World and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of award-winning flash-fictions gathered together from the competitions run to celebrate National Flash-Fiction Day 2012. 25 wonderful stories from Tania Hershman, J Adamthwaite, Angela Readman, Martha Williams, David Hartley, Chris Bridges and more. We have crime, we have fairy stories, we have happy, sad, emotional and funny. What more could you want?
Colored Floodlights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Roy Calhoun returns from his third tour in Afghanistan suffering from PTSD. His encounters with the OCCUPY movement and his inability to grasp the 1% vs 99% conflict leaves him confused and vulnerable. He falls in love with a young woman who is very active in the protests. A bold attempt to help two young protesters when a rally turns violent proves to everyone that Roy truly was a good man.
The Red of Flowing Blood I See
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In an attempt to avoid serving in Vietnam, Chuck Franklin heads to Canada, begins a new life, only to find that the war plays an even more significant role in his life.