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Flying Lessons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Nebulous Mooch. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
Henry and his daughter, Chandra, are stuck. Haunted by the past, they sleepwalk through life until unexpected relationships shake up their perceptions of reality. Henry’s new friendship with a neighbor blurs the boundaries between the living and the dead, and Chandra starts to see possibilities she’s never noticed before.
Grosse Fugue
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
On one side, the genius of Bach, Beethoven, Schubert. On the other, depravity at its worst: hounding of innocents, appalling transports, death camps. Stuck in a grey world between: Reuben Mendel, musician, sage, survivor. This searing and compelling narrative confronts the legacy of genocide, survivor guilt and the redemptive power of great music.
The Door to Freedom
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Steeped in his own brand of disquieting melancholy, Curtis Ackie’s surreal debut maps Eilian’s unsettling journey through the mind of his obsessive lover.
The Giftie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his mid-forties, a great man’s protégée, Chief Executive Chauncey Applegate senses an impending crisis of identity. When his firm falls to the venal Krieg Corporation, he bolts to the sanctuary of a run-down farm in order to re-engineer his life. But corporate politics dog him in exile and Chauncey is driven into a personal wilderness from which the only escape is locked in the past
I Can Show You the World and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of award-winning flash-fictions gathered together from the competitions run to celebrate National Flash-Fiction Day 2012. 25 wonderful stories from Tania Hershman, J Adamthwaite, Angela Readman, Martha Williams, David Hartley, Chris Bridges and more. We have crime, we have fairy stories, we have happy, sad, emotional and funny. What more could you want?
Colored Floodlights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Roy Calhoun returns from his third tour in Afghanistan suffering from PTSD. His encounters with the OCCUPY movement and his inability to grasp the 1% vs 99% conflict leaves him confused and vulnerable. He falls in love with a young woman who is very active in the protests. A bold attempt to help two young protesters when a rally turns violent proves to everyone that Roy truly was a good man.
The Red of Flowing Blood I See
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » War
In an attempt to avoid serving in Vietnam, Chuck Franklin heads to Canada, begins a new life, only to find that the war plays an even more significant role in his life.
The Thing
Series: Short Reads ยท Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The absurd and the macabre come together in this collection of short fiction and microfiction. The THING, The Wrappings, Happy, and Charity give us satire, fantasy, and a taste of the future. Thomas Jefferson Roosevelt embodies all three in the Wrappings. However don't forget Gusta's ulcerated leg that earns him no charity. The voice and vision of the Author Charles Harvey knows no bounds.
Road Hazards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"We'll spend five minutes talking with some people, go from one station to the next with others, live two or three years, or even twenty, with others still. At bottom, though, we do nothing but run into each other (how long doesn't matter), run into each other and always by chance. And always part company."
Triple Vision
Price: Free! Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Triple Vision is the perfect title for this collection. The author sees life through the eyes of a philosopher, a painter, a poet... these stories will challenge you intellectually, stimulate you emotionally and delight all your senses.
September Twitter Songs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
September Twitter Songs consists of 30 original poems first published on Twitter. These poems are short poems that pack a lot of punch.
Lies, Trout, Out and About
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,000. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
LIES, TROUT, OUT AND ABOUT is a collection of witty and amusingly original short stories. Each features a lie, a trout or something other. From a Queen who needs to give an unusual balcony credit for its existence, to poodles given haircuts in a chip shop with disastrous results, a tiger given as a gift, to a trout which unnerves with glassy eye, and then there is the case of the missing heart.
Origami
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when your diary is filled with tales of heartbreak? Tear it up to make origami, of course! WARNING. This is a short fiction of 1000 words about four pages of reading.
To Whom It May Concern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spontaneous human combustion and the idea that it passes from generation to generation has long fascinated me, as has magic and the supernatural. In a coal-blackened back shed, when I was six or seven, I saw a girl of about twelve do simple magic, passing her hand through a candle's flame and having her pet crow do tricks. Later, these elements came together and I wrote “To Whom it May Concern.”
Midnight's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
He's faced hordes of screaming children intent upon his destruction. He's endured close confinement with a hostile camel. He even narrowly averted being the star attraction in a Satanic ritual sacrifice. Yet, despite handling these crises with aplomb, poor Midnight is ill-prepared for his latest, greatest adventure: a perilous foray into the affairs of the heart.
Quick Reads: The Librarian's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fortuitous discovery in the library solves a longstanding small town mystery.
A Friend of the Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a desolate future where practicing medicine is illegal, and Healers administer their own superstitious brand of healthcare, one doctor risks his life to treat the brother of a Healer.
A Blossom Falls
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
“A blossom detached and flew higher in the wind. Then it spun further from the tree and began to fall. Ennis saw it, dropped his hand weeder, and began to run. Why he ran for the blossom, he couldn’t have said. Only that the sudden tug in his heart was so strong he could do nothing else.” So begins a short and powerful meditation on life by the author of "Toy Car Dialectic" and others.
A Sad, Sad Symphony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Francisc Goyer is obsessed with the idea of creating a masterpiece - a symphony that will grant him immortality. He's struggling to find meaning and direction, to find that elusive higher purpose he feels he's destined for.
Quarrelsome Fools
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Twin Trinity Media (TTM). Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes in life, the little things get in the way of the things that should really matter. This is the story of what can happen when the little things become too important in a person's life.