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Jamul's Happy Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jamul's Happy Day is a Dancing Pig Original publication - showcasing work by author Clive Gilson. Set in Afghanistan just after the arrival of US and European troops in the early years of this new century, this tale tells the story of one man's patience and reward.
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath (Revisited)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novel is a modern adaptation of “The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath” originally written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1927. In this version, a father and son travel through the Dreamlands on a quest for Unknown Kadath. The father’s goal is not to recapture the happiness of his own youth but rather to find the path by which his son can avoid the traps that have led his father far from happiness.
Room Four
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Just after Christmas, Alan Fries, hapless accountant, wonders why nurses with antler hats are hovering over him. Can he survive a cardiac arrest and the antics of the staff at St. Augustine's ER with only Jerry (the grumpy old man who died earlier in the same bed) for company? Real-life ER doc pens a darkly funny story of two men - one dead, the other comatose, whose discourse is lively, indeed.
Dio è con Noi
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una storia italiana. Il protagonista è un modesto dipendente comunale di un piccolo comune. Ma è intorno alla figura centrale di un vecchio professore con ambizioni di filosofo che ruotano tutte le altre figure del romanzo: il medico, l’impresario edile, il Parroco, il Sindaco. Il vecchio professore deve essere sfrattato e la sua casa espropriata per costruire una inutile strada panoramica.
Same Ol' Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A collection of five short stories, be prepared to indulge yourself for a taste of varied writing. One is told in alphabetical order. Another, a monologue through the mind of a mentally unstable woman. A dance, a movie, and interesting choices made my ordinary people.
पॉलिटीशिया का ड्रैगन (The Dragon of Polititia)
Series: Hindi Poetry and Fiction, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: Hindi. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story takes place in an “imaginary” island marked by an immoral life of people who just pass time in idle gossips, lawlessness, hypocrisy, and lewdness. The island truly had a glorious past but the present scenario was just the opposite. The police, the politicians, the divines, the officers and the intellectuals are all sunk in the depth of moral corruption and sexual appetite.
The Photograph
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found beaten, comatose and barely clinging to life with nothing more on him than an old black and white photograph tucked inside his breast pocket, the ensuing investigation to discover his identity and the motive behind his assault reveals a shocking trail of greed, murder and deception that stretches back more than fifty years and implicates the state's highest officials.
American Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Imprints
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Literary short story. Len tries to run from his past, but it keeps catching up to him.
Black Tongue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Women are not born witches. Life makes them turn that way. If you want the truth of what I say, look at the facts: there are no young witches, no child witches. All the women torn or hacked to pieces in the columns of the newspapers are old. Some of them are not even witches at all."
The Doge and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"...If history was made by the victims / it would be / a time made by minutes / of incessant and springing up ants / yet one by an intent to be..." so the great poet Alfonso Gatto wrote. History is made by so many little men and gestures. In "The Doge and other stories" they are gathered some little gestures that have changed the course of the history, extraordinary stories seen in their humanity.
Andy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His father having just been moved into a nursing home, Andy must return to his father's house to not only clean, but to face the shattered relationship between them. What Andy discovers among the rubble and scattered paperwork will bring him face to face with the very famiy secret which defines his future.
Loose Movement Part 1
Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
B.C. – Yukon Sketches: A Collection of Stories and Verse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Stuart Channel Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In B.C. - Yukon Sketches, Eric N. Foster explores two landscapes: the outer landscape of the small working towns of lumbering, mining, and farming as they were fifty to sixty years ago; and the inner landscape of a young man searching for a meaningful maturity for himself through working and talking with others as he meets them.
A Crash Course On the Anatomy of Robots
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,570. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Pangea Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
CRASH COURSE is a daring hybrid of adventure, verse, and travel fiction, framed by a chronicle of self-revelation in a pitch-perfect voice for the post-millennium. This book heralds the return of a novelist of impressive literary gifts.
Nothing is Romantic Now
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 44. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The buried memories begin to shape up as I turn the pages of the diary: the days are unpleasantly dull, without any enthusiasm and inspiration. Even my conscience does not help me to remember the nature of the days.
The Trail Planet With Hammocks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
If you love love and despise evil you may love this book. If you do not love love and despise evil you may be squashed when I am elected World President. This is a story of a Brain Nugget implant from a superior planet that allows Sparky to experience the Trail Planet as if his consciousness is within a beautiful Trail Planet artist, musician, speaker and lover of Gus.
A Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Montevideo, on shore leave, a naval officer comes across a burning dressmaker's shop. Ever the chivalrous gentleman, he ignores the flames and the smoke and rushes up the stairs to the burning workshop.
The great Amesville, Ohio, flood of 1998
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It hadn't rained all spring. You had to drive half a mile behind the pickup in front of you, the back roads billowed so dusty. Cows and pigs panted like coon hounds. Stunted was how it felt. Women were barely keeping their tomato plants by using dishpan water. Then it rained, and when it did, here's what happened.
Tristram's Printer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Rie, an independent, willful woman finds herself falling in love with typography, papermaking, and Harvey, a man old enough to be her father. Harvey wonders if his attraction to Rie is because of the death of his daughter and only child, Christine, two decades earlier. The two women seem similar.