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The Angels Are Crying
By Anthony J Fuchs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samantha Kingsley woke up this morning with a peculiar sense that things were somehow out of true. And she should. Because the man she loves has seen what could happen today, and he's not sure he knows how to stop it.
The Stoat
By Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in England, The Stoat is the story of a young man who joins a karate class for his own reasons. He develops a respect and love for his karate instructor. In the end, he must choose between friendship and revenge. The Stoat placed first in the Fiction Division of an annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition and was published in Story Magazine.
Cowboys
By Inge Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Celeste spends a romantic evening with a new man. Unfortunately, she finds the encounter less than satisfying. Afterward, when she has returned to her acreage, she breaks in her young stallion. Just when she feels everything is right with her life, her past returns to haunt her.
MAYBE I OUGHT TO SIT QUIETLY IN A DARK ROOM FOR A WHILE
By paul beckman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 49 Flash and Micro-Fiction stories that deal with relationships that at first may seem off kilter but on reflection seem more like you're eavesdropping on private lives of friends, spouses and people in the next restaurant booth. You'll want to share these stories with those close to you but, and there's always a but, be careful who you choose.
Der Rachen des Löwen
By Gábor Thurzó
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2011 by S.Back agency for hungarian literature. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thurzós schriftstellerisches Gesamtwerk wird mit dem von Graham Green verglichen. Beide verbindet starke Sensibilität für die moralische Verantwortung der katholischen Kirche.
The Liar
By Peter Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A whimsical exercise in paradox and duality with a touch of mystery and a hint of the paranormal thrown in.
Contessions - Ten Fragments
By Inge Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The highlights of a woman's life are presented in ten flash fiction pieces you won't soon forget. Each piece is titled after the major emotion (or sometimes vice) portrayed -- Greed, Hate, Love, Happiness, Shame, Impotence, Pride, Longing, Fear, and Compulsion. LOVE, PRIDE and FEAR were first published in THE MALAHAT REVIEW; and HAPPINESS originally appeared in THE ANTIGONISH REVIEW.
The Sheets
By Inge Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Sheets is the story of a young woman's response to spousal abuse. Celeste sees sheets floating, suspended from her bedroom ceiling. "Some were cotton, some flannelette: striped, floral, plain white or pastel. They waved as if there were breezes in the room, fluttered like tiny fingers blown up huge and stripped of their bone, the way you pull tail skins from the vertebrae of rodents.
Hold On
By Ryan Frawley
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about love and ambition. 'Hold On' won first prize in the Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes competition.
The Terminator of Love
By Ben Tanzer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He's Baaaaack! Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction from Emmy winner Ben Tanzer.
Always There's Omens
By Kate Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A story of insight and loss. A mother, jack-knifed out of reality by the pending death of her only son, begins to see the world differently. Suddenly there’s signs and meaning everywhere – signs that explain the inexplicable, uplift and furnish hope. But are these signs real? Is she reading them correctly? Can anything truly spare her the grief that's now just a phone call away?
Einstein
By Inge Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A lonely young woman longs for more in her life. Desperately seeking intimacy and love, she fears that she may find something much more sinister. In Einstein, Moore brings us a fresh character, a young woman looking to discover true intimacy and love but terrified by what she may uncover.
This is My Time
By Michael Hemmingson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
The Saddle of Private Lucius Gray: A Short Story
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When young Harley Richardson discovers a dug-up grave, he realizes his family has been keeping secrets from him. If he doesn't uncover the truth, those family secrets will trap him, too.
Tarragon
By Lawrence Van Hoof
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three years after a young man's girlfriend disappeared, he still can't face the terrible truth.
Lucky
By Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lucky is suffering abuse in her foster home. After she acts out in school, she is sent to see a psychologist who reaches her in a way she hadn't anticipated. Originally published in NEWEST REVIEW. Other stories about Lucky available as e-books are "Fort Erie" and "The Crow and The Dwarf." If you enjoyed this short story, check out "RACING ON A WIRE" a novel based on Lucky's life.
Cancer Lurks Deep
By William Olson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kilgore Trout, a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, returns to his boyhood home in upstate New York after a career ending injury to his throwing shoulder. He intends to take over his father’s business, but instead goes into real estate. His transition to New York is not without great difficulty...
Fathers and Sons
By Ted Stetson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's a rough day for Mike, first he loses his best customer, then his car breaks down. Then something really strange happens.
A walk through my memory lane
By Amina Aslam
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following is a translation from the writings of my mother, her trip to scotland. But it is more then a travel guide to scotland. It is a sumptuous saga unleashed through meditating mountains, talking rivers and wailing remains of "once splendid mansions". And most importantly it is a moment lived to the fullest and the feelings of heart truely felt by a mother and the sweetest human.
To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
By Matthew Asprey
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.