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That Final Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When two men and a boy take refuge in an abandoned movie theater during a blinding blizzard, the snow will be the least of their worries. First published in Vol 6, Issue 24 of Flash Me Magazine, April 2009.
Jesse's Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jesse spends far more time fantasizing about girls than interacting with them in real life. When a girl in his chemistry class catches his imagination, he’s determined to do something about it. In between his schoolwork, hanging out with friends, and an unusual part-time job, he musters the courage to talk to her. But his newfound infatuation has a past he hadn’t counted on.
Circuitous Lemon Economy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A high school Algebra teacher who owns a small business strives for success in Mexico, but he gets fooled by a boy selling lemons as he crosses the border from Sonora to Arizona.
Literary Lunes Magazine: November 2011 Issue
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This month's issue features: Behind the Scenes: Cambria Hebert The perks of Self-Publishing Book Reviews Poetry Palooza Story Time Wacky Writers
Generous Wine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a wedding party thrown for one of his wife's nieces, an older man is given permission to go off of his normally strict diet. Partaking too heavily of the food and wine, he becomes irascible and is rebuked in public by his wife and daughter. That night, in bed, in which, try as he might, he is unable to find a comfortable position, he has terrifying visions.
Six of One, Half Dozen of Another (Stories & Poem + 1)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories and poems from a lifetime of writing, with an afterword on their origins.
Beatitude
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
New York City, 1995: Harry Charity is a sensitive young loner haunted by a disastrous affair when he meets Jay Bishop, an outgoing poet and former Marine. Propelled by a shared fascination with the unfettered lives of Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation, the two are irresistibly drawn together, even as Jay's girlfriend, Zahra, senses something deeper developing.
British Properties, a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man donates sperm and later suspects two of his children are married.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.
Strottenger and the Mousy Fellow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Strottenger sees a familiar face and can't quite place where he's seen this man before. Possibly the first of a series of Strottenger stories.
Siren Song
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young widow sits on the beach and contemplates the existence of sirens.
Legends of Glory and Other Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,820. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Legends of Glory and Other Stories contains a novella and eight short stories by award-winning author Harry Mark Petrakis. In Legends of Glory, Petrakis offers a fresh perspective on the traditions and emotions of a small Midwestern town caught in the whirlwind of the Iraq War. In a return to his earlier lyrical prose style, Petrakis also treats us to eight beautifully crafted short stories.
In the Land of Morning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Land of Morning is a tale woven of many threads, centering around two love affairs, one youthful and poetic, the other a seething, sensual, mature love that grows to be all-consuming — invulnerable to all but violence. It is the story, too, of a strange, driven family,seen in a new and mature light by the son newly returned from Vietnam, weary of killing and death.
Twilight of the Ice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twilight of the Ice, from acclaimed storyteller Harry Mark Petrakis, is a dramatic tale of revelation and redemption set against the backdrop of the 1950's Chicago rail yards. Balancing the realistic with the mythic, Petrakis chronicles the life of Mike Zervakis, a Greek immigrant and the last in the line of the strong, skilled railroad car icemen, in a profession destined to become obsolete.
The Purse Snatcher Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection by Hugo Cambridge (introduction by Samuel Yost)
Gardner Remembers: the lost tapes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel by Corey Mesler
HugoSF
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,850. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holden Caulfield meets Thomas Pynchon in this sumptuous paean to paying the rent. HugoSF chronicles the coming into life of a young salesman at the start of the 21st Century. Relayed from the landscape of a very contemporary San Francisco, it is a cautionary tale of truth, work and economics during an era in which nothing is truly as it seems.
The Book of Live Wires
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eagerly anticipated sequel to Gayle Brandeis' beloved Bellwether Prize-winning novel The Book of Dead Birds is now available exclusively as an ebook. Narrated by Darryl Sternberg, Ava Sing Lo's love interest from The Book of Dead Birds and now her husband and the father of their baby, The Book of Live Wires is an electrifying novel about love, identity and family secrets.
Quickies
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You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An entertaining collection of forty miniature short stories from this popular New Zealand author. Each story contains just five-hundred words and can therefore be read in just two or three minutes.
Clarity
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Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clarissa Farrell awakens one morning with the certain knowledge that a friend has died. Coincidental dream or precognition? Investigating the phenomena leads to recognizing more of her own uncanny perceptions. But when an interested reporter turns out to have fraudulent motives, she is left to question all of her new found abilities.