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Erase my memory, gentlemen
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Russian. Published: June 18, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
На землю мягко опускались сумерки. Снежинки  кружились  и водили свой непонятный хоровод.
Все искрилось  праздничным светом. Яркие огни, освещая весь город, замирали в ожидании чуда.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Wise Guy
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a modern fable set in the exciting world of international life coaching - transformational!
Jack Lives Here
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.
The Evaporation of Hands
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You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Leaf Garden Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry and prose. No specific theme. A lot of yata yata and plenty of la-de-da.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wesley Pierce, a Virginia State Trooper, is in search of the perfect log cabin to settle down in. After losing his brother and doing his best to care for the family he left behind he decides, a year after Nathan’s death, that he’s finally ready to move forward.
Naufrage
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Price: $4.10 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: French. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Tout a commencé avec cette satanée lettre, c'est sûr. C'est après avoir reçu cette lettre que tout est parti de travers : Emma s'est mise à faire n'importe quoi, Judith aussi, Agathe a voulu devenir une ado, Suzelle une adulte et j'ai rencontré Alice... Non, tout ça, c'est la faute de cette fichue lettre."
Did You Whisper Back?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Did You Whisper Back? is a psychological novel about family secrets and a disturbing portrayal of the fragility of the mind.
El llibre de tòpics
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Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: Catalan. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La inesperada aparició d’un manuscrit que connecta Lovecraft amb l’inventor de la bomba atòmica. Els riscos de casar-se per catàleg. En una casa de Castelló hi ha una entrada a l’infern... Vint relats breus de Carles Bellver Torlà, calculadament ambigus uns o francament fantàstics uns altres. Inquietants o còmics segons com es miri: això ja depèn del lector.
Jonathan: a proper story involving a black coat, a key, and the ramblings of an insane old man.
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Can a coat give you the power to influence others? Jonathan finds a key that may have the answer...
Power Failure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
When visiting her dementing grandmother, a young woman is confronted with the finiteness of life.
Stroomstoring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: Dutch. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bij een bezoek aan haar dementerende grootmoeder wordt een jonge vrouw geconfronteerd met de fataliteit van het leven. Waar zult u spijt van hebben als het einde nadert?
Triumph of the Ape
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From New South yarn to end-of-days dirge, buoyant realism and slapstick satire, the tapestry of style and genre in these 14 collected short stories screams with themes of American folly. Written over the first decade of the 21st century, the stories reach back into the past of the author's native South Carolina -- and forward into a grim future where love nonetheless remains humanity's best hope.
Waltz of Love: Poems New and Selected
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Waltz of Love is a pristine ode to love in the lap of the Himalayas.The poetry that you will read in this book is born in the palpitating moral fiber of a heart that bleeds love. Intrepid is the reader who dares to board in the literary fl
Warm Winter's Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
The Seducer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
In this short tale by the German playwright Frank Wedekind, the narrator recounts the travails he goes through in an attempt to seduce a lovely young cousin. Translated by Juan LePuen.
A Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Cavalry captain von Hecht is stationed in the small provincial town of M. His relationship with the lovely young wife of a fat merchant by the name of Starke provides him his only distraction. But von Hecht is already thirty-six, he has gotten over the romantic notions of his youth, and in his relationship with his mistress there is real passion, dangerous passion, on only one side.
Frog in the Pot
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You set the price! Words: 70,340. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What’s so difficult about a quarter-life crisis? How about being a lonely, alcoholic janitor with no friends? Follow Alvin Taylor as he explores life's questions in and out of a bottle, as his journey takes him around Seattle and down to Reno. Learn why a frog will not jump out of a heated pot of boiling water.
Purchasing Power
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Flash fiction about a future that could come terribly true. A story from my collection of short stories, PRESSED LEAVES.