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Die By The Sword
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Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After twenty long years, Torthan is free. He was thrown in a hellish dungeon for rebelling against the cruel Lord Vengir. He emerges into a world that is radically different than the one he fought for long ago. Everyone pleads with him to embrace this new world. Torthan scorns them all and seeks vengeance against the man who destroyed his life.
Bled
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She only wanted to leave. But he took that option from her. Now she wants it back. Set on the same island as the reader favorite 'Shed', the latest literary suspense novella from bestselling author Jason McIntyre picks up the Dovetail Cove saga with this story of one lonely woman...trapped.
Bodanou et la voiture de sport rouge
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: French. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un voyage mémorable, la perte de l'innocence... Bodanou le petit oiseau rouge, est soudain confronté aux réalités de la vie. Il va bientôt découvrir le monde des hommes, les facéties du destin, ainsi que les secrets de l'amour;y survivra-t-il?
Nap 1.4
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Price: Free! Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Featuring DeMisty D. Bellinger, Vanessa Blakeslee, J. Bradley, Thierry Brunet, Tobi Cogswell, Matthew Fugere, Howie Good, Adam Graupe, John Harvey, William Henderson, Jessica Hollander, Kit Kennedy, Julie Kovacs, M.G. Martin, Michael Martin, Carrie Murphy, C. Jak Mussington, John Nyman, Peter Richter, Kathryn Roberts, Daniel Romo, Diana Salier, Parker Tettleton, Randall Weiss, and Russ Woods.
The Steps They Took
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Renn Allen, a loving middle-class father reeling from his wife’s affair, and Suzan King, a South Texas socialite whose affair with an ambitious younger priest leaves her heartbroken and pregnant, meet at the low point in their respective lives. Drawn by mutual suffering, they become friends, then lovers, as they lean on one another to recreate their shattered lives.
Honor Bet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story by women's fiction bestselling author Sonia Rumzi. At the age of eight, she was promised to him, at the age of twelve, they married. But a family secret revealed could upset the happy life. What is the truth? A story of unfairness, oppression and final joy.
Bird
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man in a mental hospital finds solace in music.
Rod and Staff: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After the death of his estranged, teenage son, a man returns to the mountain stream of his beloved Wyoming to reconcile with a God he has long since forsaken. This is a story of staggering loss---of the guilt, anguish, and disbelief a parent feels when a wedge is driven between them and their son or daughter. It is a story of the irrevocable profoundness of loss when a child dies.
A Novel Approach to Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For those who are interested in Shakespeare, but are intimidated by it, I have worked to make his Much Ado About Nothing more understandable. I have taken most of the original dialogue and tried to add just enough scene and character identification to make the play make sense. For Shakespeare novices, I hope you enjoy this novel look at one of my favorite Shakespeare comedies!
La vida pasajera
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Novela que mereció el premio unánime del Primer Certamen Literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española, «La vida pasajera» es el retrato realista de una familia enfrascada en la lucha por la vida. Pobreza, migración, emigración, amores, esperanza. Esta novela retrata los lugares con agudeza y nos deja con fuertes imágenes y reflexiones sobre las ganas de vivir.
Requiem for Locusts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mentally-ill young woman wanders through the backyards of her neighborhood, inadvertently opening up its inner sanctums. This story is about neighbors forced to confront the chaos in their own lives, prompted by the psychological chaos of one of their own. It is Frost’s "good fences make good neighbors" adage transformed into "good fences mask the inevitable connections all neighbors have."
Kiss Me, Genius Boy (No More Dreams #1)
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Series: No More Dreams, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Nameless Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joshua Rivers was born to expect great things. A former child prodigy and the son of a lottery winner, he also believes himself blessed with a vision of his perfect destiny and his perfect love. Now in his early twenties, he waits for the moment, and the girl, that will show him his time has finally arrived. And when it does, he resolves to take what is his, whatever it costs him or anyone.
The Recent 86 Tram Disaster as Outlined in a Series of Ten Character Studies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What caused the recent explosion on the 86 tram? Who were the people who witnessed the event? And how does the omniscient viewpoint of a narrator affect the lives of those characters it describes? A short story about intersecting lives and the expectations of narrative.
I Cannot Protect Her, Ever Again
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is not a happy, feel-good message of American solidarity. This is a deeply thought out, painful journey through an author's mind and heart. We write stories that are meant to frighten people... when the Twin Towers fell, when 9/11 became a "thing" and not just another day on the calendar, all of those make-believe monsters lost their steam.
The Stoplight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Early one morning, a driver encounters a mysterious obstacle. Will this light ever change? A short short story.
Homer's Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a retelling of Homer's "Odyssey" in novel form. After leaving Troy, Odyssey spent ten years wandering around the Mediterranean. When he finally returned home to the island of Ithaca, he discovered many suitors trying to marry his wife because they thought that he was dead. Odysseus must reestablish himself as king of Ithaca or be a beggar for the rest of his life.
sPARKLE & bLINK 2.8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
sPARKLE & bLINK is published in conjunction with the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, which takes place in San Francisco and is hosted by Evan Karp. This is the eighth issue of volume 2, as performed on September 5 2011 at The Conservatory of Flowers [the second installment of The Greenhouse Effect]. For more information: http://wp.me/p1tiGa-vD.
Kane
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the emotional story of one family's struggle with rural poverty, pain and loss, the unequal power of beauty, the pits of despair and the longing to escape comes Kane, a beautifully crafted and poignantly told tale of patience and perseverance, of love and understanding and the difficulty of growing up when destitution is knocking on the door.
On the Brink... Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,630. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Spectacle Publishing Media Group, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spectacle Publishing Media Group is proud to present this volume of short stories from our inaugural short fiction contest. Many thanks to our contributing authors!
The Wake-Up Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.