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Devoted (Riverside Tale)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
1008 words. Compassion given to someone in their darkest hour becomes something more - something secret. Explore the level of devotion one person is willing to have for another in this dark snapshot of humanity. Riverside is a place of many tales. Consider this a crooked welcome sign hanging at the city limits.
The Janitor's Masterpiece
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You set the price! Words: 1,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A day in the life of a plain old janitor with a secret talent. Story #1 of the weekly series "The Days and Nights of Anything Everywhere".
Dear Lucy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He is 88 and she is 70. He will pass within the hour. He is 67 and she is 49. He lets her hold his hand as she leads him through his house--the house of her childhood--one last time. He is 48 and she is 30... In this poignant short story, John Anderson views forward life through a backwards lens.
Johnny Baloney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There are a few historic personae you meet in life. Celebrate them, I say, not the criminal lunatics you see on TV.
Library of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nobody believes Sophia when she claims that she goes to the library only to pore over Russian Literature. They all believe that she really goes there in search of love. She laughs them all off. Until one day. When she finds herself stumbling into a chance meeting with a dashing, dark-haired fellow. A goofy story with its heart all over the place. Library of Love: A Short Story.
The Moon 1208
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A monthly magazine featuring poetry and short stories from Lyn Lifshin, Nia Holden, t. kilgore splake, Kat Popovic, John Grey, David S. Pointer, and Gary Every.
Synopsis, One ~ Third ~
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Series: Synopsis, Transcripts Of Film Books, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Romance
“Synopsis, One” is both a book and a screenplay to be published in installments as a series of transcripts of videos. Fiction, synopsis of the story of a in his mid-thirties famous actor born with mind-reading abilities, as he tells it to the woman he loves when, four years after having met her, he starts recording and sending her video letters to introduce himself and to ask for a chance.
Glass Eyes: A Short Story about a Family's Struggle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five-year-old Kate struggles to understand what is happening to her world as she witnesses her father's deepening depression. In the midst of her family’s turmoil, Kate finds solace in her grandfather’s upstairs apartment, though she is troubled by the stuffed fox in his bedroom. As Kate tries to adapt to the changes in her life, the fox becomes a symbol of what she fears.
The Smoke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by The Goldman Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story, strange fiction: I don’t know if you remember that summer, but it was hot. Hot enough for the heat to be jammed up against the window; too hot to sleep and the days growing weird and kinked instead. And then I met Keith, a big man with a bad conscience and a secret in his basement. A man looking for an escape. "Are you in?" he wanted to know, "or are you out?"
Fit To Print
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Three short stories about the toxic effects of racism, bigotry, and prejudice on society.
The Lunch Crowd
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the office, Kirstee watches The Lunch Crowd from afar. But she lives with the fear that ‘afar’ will, one day, not suffice. And so it proves, one fateful lunch hour. A story which deals with loneliness and inner peace. The Lunch Crowd: A Short Story.
Mischa
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You set the price! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young girl lives in poverty in Siberia. She finds her escape through stories and tall tales, but stories are just words, and words can't protect you.
Synopsis, One ~ First ~
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Series: Synopsis, Transcripts Of Film Books, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Romance
“Synopsis, One” is both a book and a screenplay to be published in installments as a series of transcripts of videos. Fiction, synopsis of the story of a in his mid-thirties famous actor born with mind-reading abilities, as he tells it to the woman he loves when, four years after having met her, he starts recording and sending her video letters to introduce himself and to ask for a chance.
Another Night, Another Occasion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Butterly feels that oddest of emotions on the night he meets his girlfriend’s parents: Optimism. He knows that meeting-the-parents plays into a nightmarish stereotype. Made out to be much worse than reality suggests. Surely? A story which explores that most uncomfortable of moments, and how badly wrong it really can go. Another Night, Another Occasion: A Short Story.
The Great Mormon Novel of the 21st Century
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Antemoff Ebookery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Mormon writer grapples with his heritage at the dawn of a new century, considering the role of women in a growing, international community.
Diurnal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Story Machine Studio, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A deeply affecting and elegantly written short story, Diurnal paints a vivid portrait of a family whose lives are haunted by loss and shaped by grief.
Big, Big Love: The Amazing True Story of Bob Friendly, America's Most Beloved Motivational Figure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Bob Friendly’s rise from illiterate African immigrant to whiz-kid entrepreneur and top motivational figure to national political contender is an American rags-to-riches story. But behind the Friendly persona lurks a dark secret which could kill Bob’s political ambitions while upending many of America’s most cherished beliefs about itself. A black humorous tale reminiscent of Vonnegut and Saunders.
Written For Someone
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Somewhere along the deserted road, a crumpled ball of papers was waiting to be found. Once found, it would change lives. 'Written for Someone’ is a short story series of 6 episodes; each depicting courage, love and their reciprocity. Author Preeti Pillai portrays how even the smallest of our words and acts can travel through the human chain to reach out to touch a life we don’t even know exists..
Two Sister (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: Hindi. Published: July 3, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
दोनों बहनें दो साल के बाद एक तीसरे नातेदार के घर मिलीं और खूब रो-धोकर खुश हुईं तो बड़ी बहन रूपकुमारी ने देखा कि छोटी बहन रामदुलारी सिर से पाँव तक गहनों से लदी हुई है, कुछ उसका रंग खुल गया है, स्वभाव में कुछ गरिमा आ गयी है और बातचीत करने में ज्यादा चतुर हो गयी है। कीमती बनारसी साड़ी और बेलदार उन्नावी मखमल के जम्पर ने उसके रूप को और भी चमका दिया-वही रामदुलारी, लडक़पन में सिर के बाल खोले,
Srishti (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: Hindi. Published: July 3, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
(अदन की वाटिका, तीसरे पहर का समय। एक बड़ा सांप अपना सिर फूलों की एक क्यारी में छिपाये हुए और अपने शरीर को एक वृक्ष की शाखाओं में लपेटे हुए पड़ा है। वृक्ष भलीभांति च़ चुका है, क्योंकि सृष्टि के दिन हमारे अनुमान से कहीं अधिक बड़े थे। सर्प उस व्यक्ति को नहीं दिखाई दे सकता जिसको उसकी विद्यमानता का ज्ञान नहीं है, क्योंकि उसके हरे और भूरे रंग के मेल से धोखा होता है।