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Chet: From Out of Nowhere by Larry Murray
Price: Free! Words: 23,660. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A young farmer with big dreams, Charles Tucker needs a new truck to continue growing the dairy operation he and his wife Emily hope to someday leave to their young son, Jason. Charles’ trip to town, searching for the right pickup, results in a bizarre offer that's too good to pass up. It’s an offer that changes his life—and the life of his family—forever.
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Price: Free! Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
Without a Trace by Eileen Gonzalez
Series: Jury's Greatest Hits. Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, former rock star Jodie Trinket—now hotelier Jodie Monahan—bumps into the man who broke his heart almost twenty years before.
An Untitled Life by L. Jordan James
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Margaret Williams suffers a heart attack Peter does what any husband would, he performs CPR. But then he suffers his own heart attack. This heartrending, heartwarming story of family, of life, and of death will make you reach out and hug your spouse. A sample story taken from Of nightmares, Witches, and Monsters.
Hollow Cities of Hollow Homes by Hidden Clearing Books, LLC
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
By Michael Haynes. Everyone is gone. Vanished, inexplicably. That’s the world Elena confronts. Elena navigates the empty roads and neighborhoods searching for her only child–hoping beyond hope he has survived–while battling her inner demons. What will she find remaining within hollow cities of hollow homes?
Qxixt, Workers of Wonders by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
In a darkening that wasn't a future, came a demonstration that wasn't sport, of a morphing that wasn't natural evolution, and only just the start. Not natural, but necessary? That was the question of angst for the Qxixt Corporation. Necessary and needed? Pick up a quantum toolbox at the concession stand on your way out if you agree.
Stay Close, Little Ghost: A Novel by Oliver Serang
Price: Free! Words: 60,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stay Close, Little Ghost looks through the distorted lens of a wonderfully flawed mathematician as he struggles to reconcile modern sexual and social dynamics with the desire to be loved as we are, creating an intimate and defiant treatise on love and human imperfection. ``Stay Close, Little Ghost, is reminiscent of Murakami's finest moments'' -The Next Best Book Blog
Saturday Date (A Short Story) by Ken Doyle
You set the price! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Mary roams the Goan and Anglo-Indian neighborhoods of Bombay, singing for money so she can feed herself and the child who accompanies her. A night watchman befriends her and offers a chance to get off the streets. Mary seeks guidance from the mysterious visions that haunt her, but she alone must decide her fate.
A Midlife Night's Dream by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
LIke most people, Thomas Biehl wondered from time to time how his life could have turned out differently, so he decided to write a short story about himself in the third person to explore the idea.
Sleep When You're Dead by Gagatha Christie
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It's Taco Tuesday again. Your Uggs are dirty, the barista spelled your name wrong, and your sorority sister just won't leave you alone. She's pushing you to the edge of madness. You literally can't even. Sleep When You're Dead is the troubling story of one college girl's fall from grace. -- BASED ON A TRUE STORY --
En busca de la riqueza: la caída de la felicidad by Jorge Luis Pereyra
Price: Free! Words: 35,140. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Al ver a alguien buscando ganarse un peso, ¿te has preguntado si disfruta lo que hace? La vida está compuesta de decisiones y los jóvenes llenos de sueños por cumplir. En México, un chico deseoso de triunfo embarca un viaje extraño después de perder su principal motivación. Una historia que refleja la realidad de muchos mexicanos, así como la necesidad social que muchos anhelan erradicar.
The Wide Night Sky by Matt Dean
Price: Free! Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Leland Littlefield thinks he has a happy family. But the cracks are beginning to show. His wife is drifting away and his children are busy handling their own victories and disasters. Leland has always considered himself bisexual, but he has never acted on his attraction to men—that is, until a spontaneous kiss brings to light many of his deepest fears and desires.
It Goes Without Saying . . . by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
For those in the know, future time travel will be all about cost, with energy purchased by the key. A key is more than a speck, less than a second, and absolutely precise. For safety and sanity's sake maybe it was good the first trips could only afford to last a few seconds.
Pumice Seed by Patrick Stoves
Price: Free! Words: 102,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pumice Seed follows a troubled character who has developed figments of his imagination he thought were crushed long ago. Ultimately they have reappeared to torment, confuse, tempt and unleash his rage. Careful decisions must be made throughout, as to side with one of his inner demons angers another.
Alexandria and Lance by Ayoola Olafenwa
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An epic story of a brother and sister who by fate became slaves in a strange land and from slaves became heroes, liberating the kingdom from the rule of their oppressive king. Alexandria and Lance is amusing, captivating and exciting.
Twins by Kathryn White
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: Australian English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
An uncomfortable short story about sibling rivalry and betrayal. Isla flees her small town after she catches her boyfriend in bed with her scheming twin sister. Think you know what happens next? You're wrong.