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Amish Country
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Mast is for the most part a content man, happy and proud of what his life's work has accomplished. And yet, his thoughts sometimes plague him with doubt. WARNING: This book contains descriptions of an unsettling nature and may not be appropriate for all readers. (This selection is also available in: The Empty House, assorted stories)
Prime Mincer 1.1 Spring 2011
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prime Mincer is a thrice-annual literary magazine that publishes the best of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and graphic narratives.
Willie - The Story of an Autistic Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It appeared Willie had predicted the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and was speaking in foreign languages. Such tasks seemed impossible for a twelve year old boy from rural North Carolina especially when the twelve year old boy was autistic. Before it was over, college professors from two of the most distinguished universities in America and the United States Army would be involved.
The Long Way
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jordan embarks on a quest of memory and desire, which may be the longest journey of all. (This selection is also available in: Resurrection, Stories for the Living and Dead.)
Blemished Harvest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Karen, this thing isn't going away. I've got it. There's no cure for it. This Cinderella world of ours is about to come apart and there's not one thing I can do about it. No company wants a cripple."
Lavender
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A small town in the Midwest is about to be transformed by a strip-mining conglomerate, and a professor at the local high school has called three of his former students to persuade the town to reject the change. When the first two go down in defeat, it's up to a sports writer who left the town years ago and is riddled with doubts. But sometimes the town itself provides inspiration...
The Way Station
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Clarice Copparelli intends to seduce Jason Devlin. The seventeen-year-old boy had sensed this from as far back as a year ago, when he started doing odd chores for the middle-aged, single woman. He just doesn’t know when or how or where it will occur or the likely circumstances. Soon, he hopes.
Conrad in Beverly Hills
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by rawdogscreaming. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Professor Conrad Keppler's childhood, which he thought safely behind him, has begun to encroach on his daily life. Memories of a misconceived effort to rescue his screenwriter father from the evils of Hollywood in order to gain his affection, return to him vividly. Will Conrad's discovery of an unfinished story by his now deceased father heal old wounds?
The Spare Husband, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack Bishop avoids a second trip to the altar until his first wife and her maid of honor close in on him, posing a dilemma.
The Hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decadence meets longing when a modern Circe meets up with her mortality, setting off a desperate hunt for self-assurance...and for meaning. Approximately 3,500 words.
Finale
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by rawdogscreaming. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Jonathan Thomas receives a threatening letter apparently sent by an ex-girlfriend, he pursues the sender but finds himself unraveling another mystery he would have better left unsolved. Finale tells the story of this wanderer's journey to a faultline deep within himself.
The Woodsman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
El Conde Lucanor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,150. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2011 by Masa Editorial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El Conde Lucanor fue escrito por don Juan Manuel en 1335. Este libro es un conjunto de cincuenta y un cuentos de extraordinaria riqueza, tanto por los temas como por los personajes, así como por la variedad de ambientes y tonos. Las historias del Conde Lucanor han permeado la literatura universal. Edición en versión española moderna de Mariana Roo.
Born to run
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Moorna Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the sequel to CASA, 'Born to run' takes up, and concludes Stefan de Frères' epic story where CASA leaves off. It finds the amazing little kelpie heading off on another of her mysterious calls to assist someone in desperate need of her help in the Australian inland port town of Echuca, on the border between Victoria and New South Wales.
You Were There
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a tragic drunk driving accident, the woman who had been my friend, sister, mentor, and overseer was taken from this world. Tonya survives through a tale she began before she passed away what seems like eons ago. As I promised her, the novel she began to write so long ago, I’ve completed. We combined words to form the story we always wanted to complete together.
Gordy
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Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A bully named Marjean, a mangy dog named Donut, and southern Georgia in August. 9-year old Gordy will need all of these to overcome the life-changing moment headed his way. A touching story of one boy’s tragic loss and his journey to understanding it. Gordy is a short story totaling 5000 words.
A Packet of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
27 short prose pieces, 2 novelettes and a one-act play provide a feast for all who love mysteries, romance, fantasy, humor and suspense. The novelettes are thrillers, set in Egypt. 2 essays won awards for Best Humor, while another 2 are drawn from the author's own encounters as an apprentice writing contest judge. The author himself is now Chief Judge for 3 of America's leading literary events.
The Last Deal Of The Season
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about the trans-Saharan bead trade, with a twist in the tale. Daoud is not a ruthless man, but he knows a bargain when he sees one. But does the stranger make a better trade than he?
This Treehouse is Haunted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The accident haunted Joel his entire life. Now he returns to the scene, an adult, to finally confront the his memories, his past, and determine his future. Includes complete bonus story "This Book is Haunted"
The Nightwalk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
On a warm autumn night, Hans Umber decides to take a long walk through the Crescent City to reach his new home in a newly-renovated loft space. However, unplanned events of the night cast a dark shadow on the pedestrian journey.