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The Blue Train To Heaven
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Series: Short Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
The Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nothing could prepare for their fate as they attempted to climb the most dangerous mountain in the world.
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
Dancing on the Moon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From the author of Where the Rainbow Ends and The Haunted Heart, this debut collection of short stories, first published in 1993, was praised for its courageous and compassionate depiction of the impact of AIDS on gay men and their families and friends.
Thoughts Left Unsaid
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
David and Phil, friends since college, have recently had rough patches in their marriages, including an affair. Though they’ve never been the type to discuss intimate personal problems, David feels the need to unburden himself to Phil. As they play pool and have a few beers, David recounts recent events in his life while wondering how much, if anything, he should tell his friend.
Wildcat
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Price: Free! Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wildcat is a book that has been banned by the United Auto Workers International Union: General Motors and the United Auto Workers lock horns in this tale of a go-for-broke wildcat strike. Wildcat is set in Vietnam-era, 1970 Ohio at a General Motors stamping plant--lots of laughs and labor history, and a not-nostalgic look at what Vietnam cost us all.
Greased Wits
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Jason Singleton and Asher Williams come out of the closet, their friends and family have mixed reactions. As the couple copes with those reactions, Jason's mother, Martha, struggles to hold her family together while confronting deeper and darker family secrets from her childhood.
Cowboy Maloney's Electric City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Fiction from Michael Bible
The Rise & Fall of Basskick
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Series: The Prodigal Sons. Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"The year I turned forty was the year it hit me at last that I wasn't going to make it as a rock star." Getting old is a nasty realization to have to make. But when our hero small-town buddies got together to form a hard-rock band a decade and a half ago, they had something. A kind of magic. Can they grab that magic again, years later? A follow-on to the novel The Prodigal Sons (also an ebook).
On Cloud 9
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Maya is the main character of this fictional book. She is going through her dark days. At the right time of her life, she comes across Guruji—a man of wisdom—and various other women who impact her. Sunshine returns back into her life. This book is woven with mysticism, imagery, poetry, philosophy, and practical solutions where you will discover answers to the most vital aspect of your life.
Sarah's Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Sarah’s Story takes an unflinching look at the the bitter apartheid years. Sarah Khumalo is a farm worker, who works all her life for the Crewe family on their smallholding in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her family story is the story of the Poqo uprisings, forced removals, small town consumer boycotts, change and murder. The novel won the 1996 Bertram’s Literature of Africa Award.
The Lesbian Thespian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Herb Wanamaker and Kit Calhoun share a mutual disgust for the light-skinned Negro who never cleans up after her Great Dane at the dog park. For the lonely widower and lesbian actress it’s a textbook case of Jungian synchronicity.
Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Deux Voiliers Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel spans the period from 1975 to the present day. Two children and their families become the victims of persecution when the Communists take Phnom Penh and Saigon. Three years later, they meet in a refugee camp in Malaysia where the boy, Quan, becomes the protector of his adopted sister Minh Chau.
The Moon Tonight Feels My Revenge
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You set the price! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Keyhole Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One-man black metal bands and stories, a short collection of short stories by Matthew Simmons.
I & Thou
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Since going on birth control in middle school, Celeste has been on a bit of a lascivious tear, but all that sexual carnage is coming to an abrupt halt when she meets the Hassidic Jew.
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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You set the price! 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.