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Inferiority
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A gentleman bets a friend of his that he will be able to cow him into turning over his wallet to him before the evening is out. In an attempt to win his bet, he and another friend, Baron Squatti, enlist the help of their intended victim's manservant, Giovanni. Genre: theater
Blip Reader 2.3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of short "flash" fiction including work by Kim Chinquee, Victoria Lancelotta, Frances Lefkowitz, Dinty Moore, Chris Diken, Tom Whalen, Alan Michael Parker, Tara Deal, and several others. An excellent collection of remarkable work that shows the range, quality, and impact of this very short form fiction. Published by Blip Books.
The Pollen Bath: a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, cuckolded husband A.J. McCarthy is tormented by his psyche whether to let his wife know he knows her not-so-secret secret.
Where to Belong
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Series: Where to Belong, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When not only her way of life, but also the life of her dearest friend is threatened by an old associate, will it be enough for Madison, an ex-con artist, to continue as a law abiding citizen, or will she be forced back into the line of work that claimed the love of her life?
Between Careers
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You set the price! Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novel set in Sydney in the late 1970s, described as witty and satirical, taking us into the life of a classy call girl. First published in 1989, the new ebook edition has new Afterwords by the author. Between Careers takes a close look at the moral values of both the ancient profession and of more conventional ways of living. The prose is spare and sparkling.
The Immortals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adrift in Japan, English teacher Tamsin dreams of making it big in the music industry. Talented vocalist Jafe could be her ticket to stardom. But why is Jafe acting weird? To save her own dreams of fame, Tamsin has to stop Jafe from going off the rails. Whatever it takes. Novella. Length: 80 pages.
Two Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"My husband exists only insofar as he bores me." --from Italo Svevo's one-act farce _An Unpublished Play_. Selection also includes the brief and lively monologue _Before the Ball_.
Mercy - three micro-fiction pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three micro-fictions that revolve around homelessness. The first two, "Poor Tree" and the title story, look at characters who wrestle with who they are and what they want without home or family to consider. The third, "Padre," examines the other side of the equation--the lives and faith of those who sacrifice their sanity and well-being on a mission to help out homeless, traumatized teenagers.
Time of Growth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A darkly funny anti-coming-of-age story for a disillusioned generation. A young man struggles with his youthful inexperience and personal shortcomings as he drinks his way through Montreal and leaves a trail of angry words and broken hearts behind him. But once Freddy falls in love, he finds himself squeezed between his heart and his ego as he flirts with the idea of growing up.
Mind Over Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sibling rivalry is not a new subject in literature. Much has been written of the cutting and hurtful results of this defect in families. Could a reasonable solution be achieved in the face of such pain? Could a young woman overcome the competitive nature of family intrigue? In this story, the heroine is faced with decisions affecting her sister, family and her own heart.
When Time Is At Hand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story by women's fiction bestselling author Sonia Rumzi When a woman befriends her companion and employee, she gets more than she bargains for in the relationship. Does familiarity breed contempt? And when things go awry between the two, forgiveness is the only healing.
God's House
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 199,170. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With three sons Chrischana Twitchell flees destruction, returning to Gottheim and an uncertain welcome in the mountains she loves. This is also the story of a rural Maine village in transition, where Peter Prince, Chrischana's troubled common-law spouse, follows from the desert to reclaim his family. As a stranger in Gottheim he experiences bitter truths and the nature of life in God's House.
A Peaceful, Easy Feeling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His childhood scarred by trauma, Patrick Sayer moved to rural Maine as a young man in search of a simple life close to nature. But now the paper-mill workers have gone on strike, and as money runs low, tempers run high. Patrick is unwittingly snared in the deadly struggle and becomes terrified when his own life is threatened by he knows not whom nor why...
Channel Zero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Infidelity, drinking, work, lovers, family and friends— Channel Zero is a novel that deals with all of the compelling, provocative issues that we face every day. In the tradition of Raymond Carver, G.H. Thomason has written a moving, realistic portrait of Charlie and Linda Rivers and their friends as they struggle to make the right decisions and live with the consequences, when they don't.
A Car Crash of Sorts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story explores the constant rivalry between Intellect and Sexuality. Time, as a relative dimension, is jumbled as a technique to explore this fascinating rivalry in more realistic depth.
I Still Fear & Other Stories
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Most of my stories come from everyday life around me, for I fictionalize what I see around me.
The Square-Shaped Tear
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
Fantastic Travelogue: Mark Twain and CS Lewis Talk Things Over in The Hereafter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fantastic Travelogue is speculative fiction, a phantasmic conversation between two literary giants, Mark Twain and C.S. Lewis. The talk and action are set in the dreamscape of creation--from creation's photonics and micro biology to its most outer energetic and cosmic origins. Other participants in the conversation include Johannes Kepler and George MacDonald.
The Imitation of Patsy Burke
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
World-renowned sculptor and hell-raiser Patsy Burke comes to in a cheap hotel in Paris covered in blood and with a broken arm—and no idea what happened the night before. Thus begins a journey through the bars of Paris, during which Patsy, with the help of a few “friends,” including Caravaggio and the Scandal Man, attempts to unravel the events of the previous day and night.
The Restoration Man & The Pélissier Scroll
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
In The Restoration Man one man's obsession with the restoration of a near-mythical car is thrown into sharp perspective following the death of his wife as his life becomes haunted by her echo; in The Pélissier Scroll a man finally unravels the mystery of the ancient scroll that has guided, driven and shaped his life. Two short stories.