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Tales of Mystery and Truth
Price: Free! Words: 46,310. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of seven tales, sprung from the novel "The Beggars of Azure", features crocodile men, books that don't exist, portals through time, living paintings, and, of course, love. Some of the tales feature characters or detail events from the novel. Some of these tales are tangential to the mood and themes in the novel. All of them testify to the fact that reality answers to no one.
The Taste of Translation
Price: Free! Words: 137,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Muslim princess learns to die to self, a Christian translator learns there are other ways to write, and a secular exile from the Bosnian War learns to open to her past in order to embrace the future. Across a shifting landscape spanning Europe and North Africa, and bridging more than six centuries, their pilgrimages to the centre of being tell a single story – of what it means to love.
Revelations
Series: Diamonds, #9. Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: British English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
It begins at a funeral, where the truth is hidden away inside the pages of a book no one was ever meant to read. But these words were never destined to stay silent. They are words with the power to make some sense of a girl’s life and death and reveal secrets that are terrible and beautiful enough to condemn and redeem both the guilty and the innocent.
"Como humo"
You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Como humo”. Una bonita narración de Fernández R. Para todos los públicos. Usted puede leer “Como humo” (un montón de páginas, y creciendo) gratis o pagando. Retrátese, ¡hombre!, no sea usted envidioso. ¡Caramba!
And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life. In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
The Years
Price: Free! Words: 141,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Told in the forceful language of Derry’s streets, The Years is a roller coaster ride down forty years of the town’s history. Francie, released from jail after a long sentence, is trying to come to terms with the changes peace has brought, as well as dealing with what he did – and didn’t – do on Bloody Sunday.
The Fundamentals of Supranaturalism
Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Fundamentals of Supranaturalism is a short book of about the essentials of living a supranaturalist life.
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism is a short book of statements that supranaturalists can assert strongly and publicly.
Rūta
You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
The Ironic Fantastic #2
Price: Free! Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The second in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
Twenty-nine Sparks
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Join Thomas in his search to make sense of fragments of conversations and letters from his English students. A short story for lovers of quotations, fables, and anyone who has ever been a teacher or a student.
The Jig of the Union Loller
Price: Free! Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A loller is a shirker, a slacker, a goof-off, an idler, a goldbrick, a dirtball, a ne’er-do-well—all of which define Claude Amognes’s behavior quite nicely. So he’s a good-time Charlie who smokes and drinks too much and does as little work as necessary; but while all these things are true, he’s also a delightful Falstaffian character. He's what makes reading this book such rollicking
The Ironic Fantastic #1
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The first in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
Musings of a Usual Mind
You set the price! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book is a collection of short stories. The stories attempt to understand the emotions, feelings and thought process of its protagonists.
The Pleasure
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During a lunch of mushroom soup, ham sandwiches and chocolate ice cream, a family discusses a woman in a family way, a barroom and a race track.
Kev, The Butterfly
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Not all boys become men. Flash Fiction: 992 words.
Minor Miracles
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you’re a financially successful single mother but don’t know the name of your daughter’s teacher or that you have a cat; if you’re 40 and own a pith helmet and an Indiana Jones hat instead of stocks and bonds; if you can build a dollhouse but have trouble reading a bus schedule; if you talk to statues . . . maybe you need a minor miracle.
Espejismo Fractal
You set the price! Words: 24,830. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Lilia Morales y Mori nos invita a un apasionante viaje por los senderos de la literatura abordando con gran acierto diferentes estilos literarios: Poesía. Haikú. Tanka. Soneto. Décima. Cuento y Ensayo. Aunque la propuesta literaria abarca las inquietudes y sentimientos de los seres humanos. Es en el terreno de lo abstracto, del cosmos y del universo, el contexto en el que se fundamenta la obra.