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Orphan Train - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you're a fan of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Orphan Train has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
Blood at Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fireworks night shouldn’t arouse feelings of resentment. But, for Justin, there’s really not much else left. Old. Tired. And ready to show the Youth of Today where they’re going wrong. A couple of rounds ought to do it . . . A story of ageing disgracefully. Blood at Night: A Short Story.
The Desperate Light
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written over the course of one night, Carey tells the story of a man becoming truly lost.
Tooth and Claw
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories: 'Welcome to America' 'Inertia' and 'Diamond Rings and Plane Tickets'
Our Dance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Our Dance" follows the triumphs and failures of two cousins as they turn eighteen-years-old and receive a "per cap" from the Kiowa Tribe. After they make questionable decisions with their spending habits, they attempt to redeem themselves in the eyes of the tribal community. On the surface, this is a story about two young men spending their per cap money, but underneath are deep tribal kinships.
One Bird, Two Bird, Three
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A struggling writer in Paris comes to grips with relationships in an effort to rediscover inspiration.
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: 3,390. 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: Free! 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.