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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?
Loverman
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The difference between stalking someone and trying to win their heart is a very fine line. After Erika breaks up with Roger during Christmas week, he goes to some lengths to win her back.
The Same Lonely Songs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Like most of us, Cal Connors knew who he was, or at least thought he did, until he experienced too much change in too short a time. His ensuing crisis of identity led him to attempt a brand new life as a songwriter, hitching up with a country band in its wanderings from the Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico. It's not long before Cal's new world collides with a troubled person's old world.
Arrows
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How does a monk raised in a monastery deal with naked women and the atrocities of war? In 1566, Spain expands its dominion over the newly discovered territories not yet widely known as America. The many native nations of this new land pose no threat to Spain's superiority, despite the ferocity of their resistance...
Relationship
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Category: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian and Indian poetry
Jayanta Mahapatra needs no introduction. Any discussion on Indian English Poetry is incomplete without reference to his poetical works. Mahapatra holds the distinction of being the first Indian English poet to have received the Sahitya Akademi Award for the current book "Relationship". "his international reputation has been compared to that of Wordsworth..." The Hindu, Sunday, Jan 29, 2006
Christmas' Best Bet, Humble Pie a novella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Brock, a wealthy lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia, loses a bet with his partners, he must take up the challenge to get a job in a Waffle House and work there after office hours in their law firm for a month. He has never worked so hard or learned so much about people. During that month he learns about humility and caring. This novella has loads of southern flavor.
Dinner with Lisa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the disastrous economic times of the 1930s, Joseph Gaston, a young widower with four children, arrives in the small town of Philibuster seeking security for his family. Instead, he faces barriers everywhere. Enraged by his situation, he attempts one last desperate act—on the night he learns about the mysterious Lisa.