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Robe and Crown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dupee family is getting together for Uncle Dudley's funeral. The problem is, some aren't talking to others, some are sleeping with others, and the whole thing could turn ugly.
When There Was One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It is the year 2039, less than two years after the Cleansing. These are the times known as the Great Wastetime. Humanity has been visited by some force that has decimated their numbers to under one billion living souls. And it's getting worse. Violence has been banned. Just the thought of committing an act of violence can now end in your death.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
Existence Is Futile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge.
Crows In the Birches: Collected Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A second and arguably darker collection of some of Mr. Jacoby's finest poetic work from the years 1963 to 2007.
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
High Plains Drifter (short story)
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story is about a conversation between a hitchhiker and a truck driver. It was originally published by Ethos Magazine in 1995.
Bucharest Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2005, New Europe Writers began a ten year project to capture the spirit of a united Europe. Centred on a city, each volume presents a selection of essential contemporary writing from new and established authors that captures the vitality and variety of this dynamic place and time. Bucharest Tales, our fourth volume, offers a panoramic insight into the Carpathian Garden and beyond.
My Pink and Black Heart
Price: Free! Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories about sex, violence, aliens, personal and planetary growth, magical formulas for eradicating acne and republicans, becoming a better person and enjoying life in all its weirdness and wonder. Inside you'll find a dad dealing with his dysfunctional genius son, a girl who discovers she can raise animals from the dead, another lady who gets rescued by a stalker serial killer, and more.
The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the late 1960s a hippy girl leaves her middle-class home and wanders first to a wilderness commune, then to Haight/Ashbury, and finally to Woodstock. On the way she encounters many strange characters. Though often disillusioned, she believes hippies should unite to create a better world. It's a wild tale: sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, sometimes violent, sometimes sexy, always extreme.
Memory Lingers On
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A deceased woman realizes she hasn’t really ceased to exist yet.
Levendige Herinneringen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een overleden vrouw realiseert zich dat ze nog niet werkelijk is opgehouden te bestaan.
The Lennox Kid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, a lawyer pressured into defending a rich kid caught driving drunk gets a visit from his concience. Whose name is Larry.
South Fork & Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Montana and the Pacific Northwest, this collection these stories are rooted in landscape, natural and emotional. They vary in tone from humorous to tragic, gentle to erotic. They investigate the role of fate, free will and accident in our lives.
The Wading Pool
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A visit to the old library park sparks summer memories of long ago. A short short story from the author of "The Beach House," and "The Stoplight."
Jellicle Girl
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Evolved Publishing presents "Jellicle Girl" by Stevie Mikayne, a story about the blurred lines of love and friendship, and how one young woman copes with the permanent consequences of a reckless mistake. ~ FINALIST: National Indie Excellence Book Awards - 2014: Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Fiction
Nolan's Creek: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s Mississippi, 1964. Racial injustices are being challenged. Rose, a white girl from the north, with her idealistic views and a budding relationship with a local boy, learns how standing up for what you believe in is not always as easy as you think.
Short Stories by a Short Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of well-crafted short stories by a talented author for your reading pleasure. Each story is a snapshot of a life or lives in transition. No two stories or the persons involved are alike. Their endings are often surprising and unpredictable.
This is the Only Truth
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I look at his face, glistening with the drops of sweat. Had it been any other occasion, I would have wiped his face with my shawl but not today.
Back to Social Cage
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 37. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Unpredictability in a woman’s nature is actually the definite result of the accumulated experiences and emotions which she silently bears over the years.