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Martin's Pond
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.10 from 10 reviews)
For years Martin has biked into the coastal hills to bask in solitude beside a remote pond. When a strange woman begins to visit 'his' refuge, Martin tries to scare her away ... but takes matters a step too far.
Curtain Cape
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
2009 3rd Place Winner, John Marsden Young Writer’s Award. This is a tale of two troubled youths as they travel the road equipped with nothing but some food, a gun and a bag of bullets. Delirious, wild and sometimes frightening, Curtain Cape puts you right alongside misguided Victor and his reluctant brother as they journey through a broken world of petty crime, dreamy wolves and stolen cars.
A Cure for All Known Diseases
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short literary fiction: Set in the 1933 Philippines: a woman yearns for something more from life while her doctor husband longs to make the world a safer, tidier place.
La Carta Dialéctica
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Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Primera selección de cuentos breves, relatos, fragmentos, reflexiones y divagaciones que el autor ha publicado en su blog personal desde el año dos mil dos a la fecha. Ficciones, reflexiones, apuntes de diario, aforismos… a la variedad de las formas le acompañan la variedad en los temas: la escritura, la información, el mar, los cafés, los inventarios, las polillas, los pájaros, el todo…
Keeping Me Company
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of stories women have the lead role. Women have always been a capital part of my life… for countless reasons ranging from the best to the worst… I owe them life. I simply owed it to them to write about them in fair justice… if only to set the record straight…
Susurrus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The desperation of a man finding himself at the end his rope on the end of a pier.
Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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You set the price! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Obelisk Library. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Corporal Eugene Bell returns from Iraq where he was taken hostage for two weeks by Syrian terrorists, and finds home more confusing and dangerous than the war zone: the woman he had a one night stand with before shipping out, Erin, has a small baby girl that Eugene is convinced is his daughter; Erin is being stalked by a obsessive cop who will do anything to possess her.
Heaven on Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A woman overhears a conversation between two enigmatic old men. Are they who she thinks they are?
Als goden in Frankrijk
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: Dutch. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een vrouw vangt een gesprek op tussen twee oude mannen. Zijn ze echt wie ze denkt dat ze zijn?
Rumorosa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: Spanish. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este es un canto poético ofrecido a la Gran Dama del Norte, La Montaña Rumorosa.
The Life of Saint Enimie. A 13th c text by Bertran de Marseille. Original Translation by Karena Akhavein. A reader's companion for the adventure novel Translatio
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Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Life of Saint Enimie, a 13th c text by Bertran de Marseille, comes to life as translated by Karena Akhavein, PhD. Fascinating in its own right, this translation serves as a reader's companion for the exciting action adventure Translatio, by Karena Akhavein. Readers can choose to read this fascinating Merovingian princess' life on its' own, or refer back to it while reading Translatio.
Devane's Reality - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does one cope with complete and utter loneliness? Imagine living in a world occupied by one - not another living creature. How could such a thing be possible? Doesn't matter. What matters is how Lawrence Steven Devane reacts when plunged into precisely this situation. ~~~~~ "The towering skyscrapers and menacing toys of man lay well behind me now, the shimmering skeleton of a dead metropolis."
Alternative Man
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Price: $4.47 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips. "Musician turned writer has a keen eye for humor, pathos, & the bizarre in these short pieces." - Bookpeople "Imaginary reality and the hard, cold merge in tales dominated by characters whirled in confusion and odd determination. An old-school punk, tempered (slightly) and swollen with skill." - First Class magazine
Riding Out the Dumb Silence
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips, "Riding Out the Dumb Silence" collects work from 1996 - 2005. Odd and unpredictable, this is a collection that will have you returning to it again and again for another taste of the weird and wonderful.
Sight Unseen: A Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Maxwell's wife gets corrective laser surgery, things get complicated. "Sight Unseen" is a 5,300-word short story by M. Allen Cunningham, author of the novel The Green Age of Asher Witherow, the novel Lost Son, and the illustrated limited-edition story collection Date of Disappearance.
Chancy
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The origins of a modern Flying Dutchman, trying to sail round the world, his adventure interrupted by his own success as a businessman. He learns that following your dreams isn't as easy as you'd like, and even when you do, dreams can be a tricky things. Beautifully illustrated with photos by Tom Tsui.
The Alien's Luggage
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Series: Short stories, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about unfulfilled expectations. Two cousins think they hit the jackpot when they run into a crashed UFO, only to find out that what they though was their ticket to fame and riches is just another of life's disappointments.
I Can Show You the World and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of award-winning flash-fictions gathered together from the competitions run to celebrate National Flash-Fiction Day 2012. 25 wonderful stories from Tania Hershman, J Adamthwaite, Angela Readman, Martha Williams, David Hartley, Chris Bridges and more. We have crime, we have fairy stories, we have happy, sad, emotional and funny. What more could you want?
The Archbishop Comes for Gabriel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gay editor Gabe Mangan confronts raw power after he protests the exclusion of lesbian friends’ child from a Catholic preschool. He launches a series of emails with the Archbishop and, following sabotage, must face the Archbishop’s ruthless homophobia.
Road Hazards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"We'll spend five minutes talking with some people, go from one station to the next with others, live two or three years, or even twenty, with others still. At bottom, though, we do nothing but run into each other (how long doesn't matter), run into each other and always by chance. And always part company."