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Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Broken is the bittersweet journey of a man desperately trying to come to terms with his wife’s suicide only to discover that he never truly loved her, but loved another woman instead.
Napping on Jungle Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Motherhood isn't for the weak. Especially when the mom in question has been up all night caring for a sick child. Sometimes taking a leaf from Tarzan's jungle, and sleeping with one eye half open is the only option.
BIG DREAMS little man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,540. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fist fights, a car wreck and being shot at have frayed 17 year old Daniel Crosscups’ nerves. He doesn’t want to kill anyone, but murder seems like the only way he’ll get any sleep. A drug dealer has threatened Daniel’s family and his best friend wants help committing suicide. A work of literary fiction.
The Savior of Turk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A porn store, 200 ft. Jesus and a fainting kid from India. Just another day in Turk, Missouri.
Sweet Land of Mine
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Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
Rocky Road
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Rocky Road is a mini-collection of four short stories, all set in the South. The characters include an angry snapping turtle named Rocky, a mother and cross-dressing son who like to frequent psychic fairs, and a doctor who has changed his (or her) appearance dramatically since the last checkup.
Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adam Westing is an ardent skeptic in a world of believers, but when he witnesses a tragedy on Christmas Eve, he inherits a trinket that makes him reconsider his perspective.
Cooler than Jesus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Relationships are rekindled and old friendships are tested when Boone unexpectedly returns to Oklahoma under mysterious circumstances after living in New York for a year and appearing on a reality TV show. In the tradition of Don DeLillo and Raymond Carver, Cooler than Jesus is a novel about twenty-something Americans who are detached and jaded, but also still searching for purpose.
War Correspondent
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Afghanistan...1949? 1989? 2009? Here a journalist covering the war ravaged country finds that it really doesn't matter.
Mambo Panties & Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A cycle of short stories about rural Texas spanning 75 years. Some of the stories are funny, some poignant, and some… just strange.
The Wanderer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
After getting out of the Army, Landon Bradley packs up his motorcycle and heads North West in hopes of closing up old battle wounds and maybe even settling down. Not accustomed to staying in one spot for too long, he's not certain that he'll ever find a place that he can truly call home.
Le Fay: a literary fantasy YA short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Crescere Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Morgaine of Cornwall finds her life forfeit if she returns as she is, and so seeks to make a bargain with the Dark Lord of the Sidhe for a choice...a choice beyond her previous grasp of the world. A short story of literary fantasy.
Débrouillard
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Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story about Kendall, a sailor stuck in Venezuela, who needs to figure out what to do now that the boat's captain has given up sailing and is flying back to the States. Does he find someone to help him sail the boat home or backpack around South America? And what's that third option he's too busy to notice?
Going to Liard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A loving wife. A doting mother. A runaway.
Othello Jones
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Series: Gay and Lesbian · Urban Stories · All Free · Short Reads. Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short short. Formerly titled The Handshake... Ex-student and teacher meet by chance in a shopping mall. Things start off bad when the student refuses to give the teacher a hug. Inspired by Edward Albee's Zoo Story, the pupil's words are more potent than fists. He jabs and punches until his words drive the teacher to the brink of murdering him. The conversation is poetic, raw, and brittle.
Cause & Effect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Martin’s existence has centered on his wife, Sophie, for thirteen years. Their tumultuous, explosive relationship ends in adultery and her abrupt death, leaving Martin to pick up the pieces of the life she built for them – and a daughter he barely knows. With the touching insights of his little girl and memories of Sophie to keep him going, Martin navigates the year after her death.
The Tumours Made Me Interesting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by LegumeMan Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hello, my name is Bruce Miles and my life means nothing to no one. I was the sort of person you didn’t notice. I wasn’t worth noticing. Just a talentless nobody destined to die alone and unremembered. Then I was diagnosed with terminal cancer and everything turned around. You see, it turns out I have a gift for illness...
All Things Considered
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
In All Things Considered, we observe Margaret Lovell at crucial stages in her life, beginning at 10 when she imagines that Marilyn Monroe is her real mother. We observe her as a teen when she develops a rebellious, risk-taking nature and we follow her university and drug-use years and, in retirement years, her eventual reconciliation with her life experience.
Three Scars - J.D. Cutler and Michael Angel
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scars can be markers. Markers of various kinds of sins that go before a fall. Let me tell you about three of my markers. Pride left the first mark. Envy the next. Vanity the deepest one. In the process of getting those scars, I’d tasted failure. I’d eaten crow. Between the two, I’d take the crow, which at least tastes like chicken. I can’t say that I mind.
Lucky Reuben's Seasons in Hell
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 97,930. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A yarn of an Amish reared lad into Vietnam consisting of scenes charming and disarming and a plenitude of silly observations and jokes. Any truths or intelligences are accidental.