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Mister Danger is my Name
Series: Short stories, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American expatriate living in a small town along the Caribbean, an escapee from alimony payments and pesky IRS tax men, becomes the unexpected driver of an ambulance carrying a dying kid through the dark jungle night. Besides a rough dirt road full of pot holes, river crossings, and no headlights, he has to deal with a spooky companion riding shotgun.
The Driller's Wife and Other Kalgoorlie Crime Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gary is a hardworking surface driller, in Kalgoorlie, packing up his rig for a bush stint. He fights with his wife, Sarah, and leaves with tension in the air. On a rare night out, she meets a man and, within a week, her marriage is turned upside down. It is a poignant tale of the emotional cost of endless contract work away from the home, just like in Henry Lawson's The Drover's Wife.
Back from Vermont and other stories
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larry's building a grand scale railway on the sidewalk right out in front of the house. And all along the street. Lisa's furious, but the neighbors all want to ride. A short story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Sarah's Ghost". Includes bonus stories "Norwegians" and "Steam Furnace".
Departure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hannah and Zeke quit their jobs in mid-career and parachute themselves into the bewildering landscape of Greece of the 1980's. It's just a few years after Greece has joined Europe, and decades before finding itself in the economic and political doghouse. This is the story of Hannah's discoveries of Greek culture, ancient and modern, and what she learns about herself and her American past.
De Dwaling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: Dutch. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een ongewone verteller verhaalt over een vrouw die, zonder dat ze het zelf doorheeft, een psychose doormaakt. Vreemde dingen die ze hoort en ziet schrijft ze toe aan het bovennatuurlijke.
Super Successful Dieting, A Story
Series: All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 17 ยท Are You a Mouse or a Man? People with Problems., Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A man in his twenties reads a self-help book for amusement. Later in his thirties he feels a compunction to read it again. And he goes on the journey of his life to learn its lessons. He would like to lose weight, to manage his computer better, and have friends and a girlfriend. If only he could succeed now before his life passes him by and he has nothing to show for it despite his big hopes.
Poetry Guide: Robert Frost
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Students often find understanding and interpreting poetry an uphill task, for the allusions and references almost baffle them, however, with repeated and careful reading of the same poem, taking the help of the reference books and guides; they often come close to the interpretation desired by the poet.
Obratnik kriza
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: Slovak. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Rozhlasova poviedka o milionaroch, ktori ziju so sochami a dvojnikmi svojich rodicov.
Face-Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Face-Time is a political novel about a Washington speechwriter whose girlfriend just happens to be sleeping with the president.
Last Call: A Musician's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,460. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Last Call tells the tale of Chance Collins, a gifted musician born to a musical family. With the talent and charisma to shine in the music world, Chance recorded and toured for 20 years only to wind up broke and strung out. Now, at 42, he must come to terms with life as it is as opposed to how he thought it would be. Last Call paints a realistic portrayal of the music life. It's also very funny.
Greetings from Instant City: Writings (1998-2012)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of stories, poems and musings, some of which have appeared in print and online, and some published here for the first time.
The Painter, She Smiles Like Sunbeams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stuttering, socially inept college student meets his idol, a cynical, middle-aged artist who might or might not bear a resemblance to Vivien Leigh. They begin an affair that is mutually destructive...but not necessarily dysfunctional. Contains brief scenes of sexuality. This story originally appeared, with some alterations, in Conte.
The Automat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Automat is a story of a mild-mannered introvert named Horace Gray, who slowly descends into madness after he becomes obsessively enamored with a woman who stares at him from behind an automat wall.
Shine Like The Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can rock stars find solace in retirement? Roy Huntley thought so, but it’s hard to shed the role that dominated his life. He’d come of age believing music could change the world, and that he could play a part. As with each generation, he struggles to reconcile advancing years with the aspirations of youth. His identity is defined by the spotlight. Can he give it up? Will fans and family let him?
Beach Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dozen short stories written at the turn of the millennium for Tropic, the Miami Herald Sunday Magazine By turns salty, kooky, sultry, sad and mad. This is where the salsa meets the sand.
A Strange One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Pushcart nominee William Taylor, Jr.
The Moon of Innocence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Moon of Innocence is a whodunit. It is a taut story of love, passion and death among the rural peasants of Catalonia in 1963. Readers have compared it to The Sorrows of Young Werther and Romeo and Juliet. The Moon of Innocence is a short novel with the impact of a grand tome.
Tales From A Tiny Thai Table
Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The night before the morning after. Can this small Thai restaurant be the setting to a monumental moment in four peoples lives? Each person has their own story and an entire life ahead of them. But is something about to happen that will change their lives forever? These four young twenty-something’s aren’t aware, but their futures hang in the balance.
The Redemption Murders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Based on actual events: A man goes on a murderous rampage believing he is doing the will of God, when he is actually under the sway of a masterful psychological manipulator who has passed himself off as a minister. (Not a slasher story, but a look into the darker reaches of human manipulability--and ultimately, the nature of evil.)
Whiskey, Zebra, Tango
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An average housewife and grandmother from Cranston, Rhode Island, is suspected of helping a terrorist escape when he flees a routine traffic stop. A task force from two police departments seek to find out who Sharon Williams is and who she's working for. A short story: 7,300 words