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Scraping the Ice Off of Life: Bryce and Alexandra Share the Train
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A chance meeting on a morning commute brings two neighbors together in a way they never thought possible. Things spiral from there. And I do mean spiral.
Entre Paréntesis
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recopilación de historias cortas sobre hombres y mujeres reales, como cualquiera de nosotros, en momentos puntuales de sus vidas.
An IQ and an Alcove
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A brilliant man loses everything and from the streets of Greenwich Village, trys to recall it all and figure out why.
La casa roja
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Esta es la historia de tres generaciones de mujeres marcadas por hechos terribles, hechos que parecen gravitar en torno a un lugar, la casa roja, del que todas huyen pero hacia el que todas siente, sin embargo, una atracción hipnótica que, al cabo del tiempo, las empuja a volver...
L'homme qui voulait rester dans son coin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Célibataire et volontiers solitaire, Édouard Pojulebe est un homme prudent, qui, depuis l’enfance a appris à se tenir à distance des autres pour éviter les conflits. Édouard s’est construit, au fil des ans, une vie tranquille, faite des gestes du quotidien, de façon à ne jamais risquer de mettre en péril sa quiétude. Un grain de sable vient perturber cette vie si bien huilée.
Imaginary Me
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Follow the story of an abused child named Samantha Pruitt as told through the eyes of her imaginary friend. Using her imagination, she flees from the horror of her daily life and one day hopes to escape it for real. Filled with smiles, tears, and triumph, take a journey unlike any other and one you’ll never forget in Imaginary Me.
Prairie Roots
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 37,560. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story about new beginnings and new life in Saskatchewan, the province that was developed by newcomers and that, in turn, enabled the development of newcomers. The harshness of the climate and the austerity of the land dictated that survival was literally a life and death struggle in the early going.
Nukes on the 49th
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nukes on the 49th is a techno-thriller depicting a struggle of wills between American and Canadian political forces that eventually results in the Canadian Prime Minister deciding to develop nuclear weapons. Two American nuclear accidents on Canadian soil had pushed him over the edge.
The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Mystery #1
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in Cité Soleil.
Meditation on Space-Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Father Lawrence fights against time to save his friends from an evil minister, but he finds out they have betrayed him and must decide whether to abandon the friendship even as he fights against the fiend. Either mercy or justice; either salvation or friendship. Either choice: a flawed solution for a fallen man in a broke world
The Leading Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the late 1960s, three men are drawn together by destiny. Gus, a veteran producer, is seeking one last shot at glory. Henry, a struggling actor, is seeking a chance at the big time. And Tony, a naive teenager, is seeking excitement. All three will find what they seek, but the cost may be more than they're willing to pay.
An Old Man
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 62. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An old man wrestles with his own mortality, and the bumbling good intentions of his family. A literary short story.
Second-hand Sarah 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Collected entries of the Second-hand Sarah blog for 2012.
Lucie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: French. Published: February 27, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Jean se souvient. De l’Afrique mystérieuse où il vécut, ignorant de ses secrets et de ses cicatrices. D’une femme, manipulatrice, avec qui s’engage une relation ambiguë et dangereuse. De la mine où il s’égare, au cœur d’un conflit sans fin. Il va plonger dans cette histoire et tenter d’en faire une aventure dont il serait le héros. Mais y parviendra-t-il ?
Uncertainty Principles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Uncertainty can be either the root of fear or the cornerstone of hope. It all depends on the observer.
The Adventures of Rudi the Rational Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Phenomenology
Rudi, a young donut maker and logician, loses his job. A visit to the unemployment office leads to friendship with an immigrant mute and a visit from the attractive but obviously troubled Rhonda Lingo. Restless and unfulfilled, Rudi leaves his city. Years later he returns and finds work in a small muffin bakery, his only co-worker a possibly homicidal dropout from a PhD program in philosophy.
Kid Drug
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 60. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A student builds an unexpectedly profitable black market business among his high school classmates, only to find competitors and roadblocks all along the way. A literary short story.
Beaten to the Punch
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two friends, after a very ignominious beginning, drink their way through life. (some dark themes)
Kristallerna
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: Swedish. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Stormen hade kommit. Ödelagt allt i sin väg. Staden låg i ruiner. Hus och människor i spillror. Jag var kvar. Den enda människan. Som levde och andades. Där stod jag. Ensam på torget. Omskakad och frusen. Med stela fötter. I pudersnö. Svart och tunn. Som en hinna. Över isen. Över djupfrysta gatstenar."
Red Shoes
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marisol González is a young Spanish photographer who believes in destiny. As a teenager she meets Domingo Manuel Sanchez, an agoraphobic photographer who becomes her friend and mentor. And Marisol's destiny begins to unfold in ways she could never have imagined. "Red Shoes" is a short set in Burgos and is over 5,200 words.