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The Last Three
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Price: Free! Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
"'Just three more stops,' I thought to myself. I gripped my knife, the handle digging into my flesh. I closed my eyes and tried to think of Eris." A descent down the path of self-destruction, does salvation lie around the corner or is it merely an illusion? The Last Three is a captivating story of a lost soul on the streets of a modern dystopia.
Hummus
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen-year-old Sonny Gossage is infatuated with Naomi Shamir, the Israeli woman who lives down the street. He wants romance; all she can offer is a plate of hummus and occaisional babysitting job.
Delicate Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With his younger son's wedding approaching, Frederick Adelson decides to try and persuade his dissolute and detached older son, Elias, to join the family at the wedding after a long separation. Frederick sends two old friends of Elias, who ineffectively try to work on Elias while the rest of the family prepares for the upcoming celebration.
On the Rio Mayo
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father and son establish a closer relationship while fishing on the Sea of Cortez in 1946.
Scar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dermot Fallon has a disease. Currently hospitalized in Vancouver, he recreates with lunatic clarity the circumstances surrounding his recent trip to Ireland to bury his father, and his own schizophrenic breakdown. *Scar contains strong language and is not suitable for young children. Discretion is advised.*
Cold Coffee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Norwegian immigrants Eric and "Bus Andersen go through the booming 1920s in California, then lose everything in 1929 and wind up on the dole in Brooklyn New York. Eric splits for far-off war work and Bus strikes out on her own.
When Horses Had Wings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Pregnant at 16, Renee Goodchild drops out of school and marries. Now she’s trapped in rural Texas with Kenny, her violent, garbage-collecting husband. A bleak future seems assured until she meets self-appointed relationship guru, Pearly.
The Five Lost Senses of Carl
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Something is happening to Carl. His eyes, his hearing, his smell...they all seem to be fading away. Find out what happens to Carl in this chapbook by Mel Bosworth & Christy Crutchfield.
Meggie Blackthorn
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You set the price! Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Suitable for all ages. Early 1960s. When eleven-year-old Meggie's feckless Dad doesn't pay the coal man and they have no hot water, she decides to take matters into her own hands. With her younger brother, Jack, she sets off to find the free coal she knows can be found in the pit heaps opposite their village. When she and Jack return home from their adventure, she's in big trouble
Tom Hubbard Is Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year is 2002 and the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars are in their infancy. The military favors policies that keep the truth under wraps. In such an atmosphere, thirty-seven year old Lieutenant Tom Hubbard is killed in action, his remains are returned to the small New England town he turned his back on years earlier. Iraq War hero, dutiful son, dedicated brother, faithful partner ... or was he?
There's Something in a Name
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Owen Taylor has resigned himself to live out his life in Key West partying with a group of malcontented characters he thinks are friends. A sunken sixteenth century Spanish Galleon provides the means for him to carry out his extravagant lifestyle. He's the only one who knows its location, but with each trip that secret is jeopardized.
The Heron's Flood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Norah Furlong's abusive husband Tom is dead. Norah is accused of his murder. As she waits for the case to come to court she is supported by her cousin Sinead Breslin. The women become firm friends and both reflect on their pasts and on the decisions they made (or failed to make) which brought them to this point in their lives.
After the Snows
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You set the price! Words: 92,890. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is hospitalized and meets a woman. As their story unfolds so does the particular story of the man and the reasons for his being there in the first place. It is through this love that he improves.
For Want of Better Things to come
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One early dawn a woman trudges up to the edge of a cliff carrying two cloth wrapped bundles. What is she doing there at that ungodly hour? What are in those bundles? Why does she throw those bundles one by one over the cliff if she values the contents so much?
Circle, Triangle, Square
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Price: Free! Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011 by NAP BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Circle, Triangle, Square by M.V. Montgomery. Flash Fiction. M.V. Montgomery is a professor at Life University in Atlanta and the author of the poetry collections Joshu Holds a Press Conference and Strange Conveyances. He has also published two recent collections of short fiction, Dream Koans and Antigravitas.
American Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A compilation of seven award-winning stories by TK Kenyon, previously published in literary journals, now together for the first time. Starred Review: “...quite unlike most standard commercial fare, a genre-bending story-part thriller, part literary slapdown with dialogue as the weapon of choice- makes us laugh, wince, and reflect all at the same time. Kenyon is definitely a keeper." --Booklist
Графити /Български език/
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Series: Български разкази / Bulgarian Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: Bulgarian. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
"Графити" е най-новият сборник с разкази на Любомир Николов. След два сборника номинирани за литературната награда „Хеликон” ето го и третият, в който пак са се събрали запомнящи се герои, със странни намерения. 20 разказа, които има какво да кажат и го разказват по най-интересния начин.
Um legítimo mestre zen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Um discípulo zen encontra um escritor em meio a um campo de neve, e acaba se revelando a verdadeira história do mosteiro zen Yin.
Something That's True
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A lonesome mechanic searches the dingy velvet of his small-town strip club for answers and for Something That's True. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Hosho McCreesh.
Literary Lunes Magazine, October Issue
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Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The October issue of Literary Lunes Magazine features a special Behind the Scenes look into Kristin Battestella's series The Vampire Family & Fate & Fangs. It also features stories written by S. Patrick Pothier, and Steven Bergeron, Poetry by Jamie and Martin Danzer, book reviews by Carrie Sund & Mind Fog Reviews.