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A Storm Hits Valparaiso
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,640. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.75 from 8 reviews)
Catalina Flores de la Peña's tongue got her in more trouble than any other part of her body, even though there were far more likely candidates. But when a storm rolls into her sleepy port town, she finds herself embroiled with a gang of adventurers, mercenaries, and prostitutes on a journey to free South America from the Spanish Empire.
Cancer Lurks Deep
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kilgore Trout, a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, returns to his boyhood home in upstate New York after a career ending injury to his throwing shoulder. He intends to take over his father’s business, but instead goes into real estate. His transition to New York is not without great difficulty...
Fathers and Sons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's a rough day for Mike, first he loses his best customer, then his car breaks down. Then something really strange happens.
A walk through my memory lane
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Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following is a translation from the writings of my mother, her trip to scotland. But it is more then a travel guide to scotland. It is a sumptuous saga unleashed through meditating mountains, talking rivers and wailing remains of "once splendid mansions". And most importantly it is a moment lived to the fullest and the feelings of heart truely felt by a mother and the sweetest human.
The Quest for Helen
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
A comedy, a history, a traveller's tale of love and adventure...join young Lord Exford on his journey to the Greece of heroines and philosophers, pashas and janissaries. 1788. The rakish Exford, a prudish tutor and a truculent artist are shipwrecked on a Greek island, where they meet Amelia, an English feminist and explorer. Swept up in passion and delusion they confront the Turkish pashas.
Trumpet Field and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eleven pieces in “Trumpet Field and Other Stories” are intriguing, funny, and thought-provoking. They include mysteries and literary work. Most are set on Alabama’s Gulf Coast and are distinctly southern. The majority have been published previously, including three in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
Elias, o Tolo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elias é um homem que passa os dias a inventar vidas alternativas aos seus vizinhos. Até que de repente começa a confundir fantasia e realidade. E um dia alguém morre, assassinado no seu Bairro. Quem será o criminoso?
To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.
Sarah, Serendipitous
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As an historian, Sarah finds writing the life of a great American house goes smoothly until the present is the topic. Aside from the house's forceful head, Simon, she faces his needy daughter and mysterious business partners. She is tested most by possible love with Simon's moody nephew and balancing her own family's wishes. When painful stories emerge, she must decide her duty.
Of Flowers and Sunlight
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about gardening. *Contains mature content not suitable for children. Discretion is advised.*
Block
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Two ordinary women leading their lives at the extremes of society. Three men seeking to push the boundaries of science and politics. Block is a novel look at power and powerlessness, crime and corruption. This is a story of dual identities where everyone's limits are being tested.
The War Master's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,830. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
http://vimeo.com/70694054 The once-peaceful nations of Mitoch and Fairgos are locked in a bitter war. Lady Aurora, however, has known only quiet privilege for her 21 years inside the walls of the Cavalcata manor house. As the educated, eavesdropping daughter of the Fairgosian Royal War Master, she is confident she knows more than most . . . except when the promised Fairgosian victory will bring h
The Sculptor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.
Skeena
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Skeena is the story of a Muslim Canadian woman spanning thirty years of her life where she explores her changing environments, religious and cultural influences, and intimate relationships...
Bumble Jacket Miscellany: a miscellany for poetry and fiction 2:2
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Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bumble Jacket Miscellany Volume 2 number 2 (Winter 2011) features poetry from poets Michael Lee Johnson, James G. Piatt, Jerome Brooke, Janine Surmick, Joseph Buehler, Andy Psomopoulos, Rodney Nelson, William Doreski, and Meredith E. Torre and prose from Jennifer York, Joseph Buehler, and M.E. Mitchell.
Houses & Other Stories
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mainstream collection containing a 10,000 word novelette and three short stories, all set in Berkeley, California in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Bensonhyphentaft
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the happiest moment of Rachel Benson-Taft's life, she realizes that saying "yes" will really change everything. But, then, what's in a name?
Linares del Arroyo
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about friendship. This story received an Honourable Mention in 'The Fiddlehead' magazine's Short story contest. "....(Linares del Arroyo) is a story prepared to take risks. When they pay off the reader is rewarded with a sensual and evocative meditation on youth and the passage of time." Gerard Beirne, author of 'Eskimo in the net'
Manslaughter and Other Tears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of award winning short stories by Dianne Gray. Some stories will surprise and shock, while others will raise gooseflesh and evoke tears of joy and sorrow…but all are compelling and will have you on the edge of your seat wanting more.
Rantings of A Madman
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Oh, ye tears that teareth away as fire castrates from brimstone. Sadness that has stricken you, why fight that particular moment? While you ponder the simplicities of hate and greed, must you alter your anguish?