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Odette by Mufidah Kassalias
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Odette" is a short story about a French-Canadian woman who, after ten years living in Paris, receives a letter that causes her to rethink everything. "Odette" includes an excerpt from "Red Shoes", Mufidah Kassalias' short story set in Burgos, Spain.
50 Years Waiting by Anna Scott Graham
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Celebrating her birthday, seventy-two-year-old Andrea Falstaff receives an unexpected visitor, her first lover from five decades ago. Yet Thom Sugerman is still thirty-two years old, the same age as when Andrea last saw him. Andrea struggles in accepting the love Thom still carries for her, while her family wonders just who this man is to their matriarch.
Shoes by JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of John, a young man that works the all night shift at a convenience store, and his good friend Shoes, who is homeless. Against his supervisor's orders John brings Shoes into the store each night to warm up, get something to eat, and rest. One night, Shoes, who is mentally ill, does not come by the store. A night turns into many and John begins to search for his friend.
The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Mystery #1 by Ted Oswald
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in Cité Soleil.
Kristallerna by Andreas Ericsson
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: Swedish. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Stormen hade kommit. Ödelagt allt i sin väg. Staden låg i ruiner. Hus och människor i spillror. Jag var kvar. Den enda människan. Som levde och andades. Där stod jag. Ensam på torget. Omskakad och frusen. Med stela fötter. I pudersnö. Svart och tunn. Som en hinna. Över isen. Över djupfrysta gatstenar."
Red Shoes by Mufidah Kassalias
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marisol González is a young Spanish photographer who believes in destiny. As a teenager she meets Domingo Manuel Sanchez, an agoraphobic photographer who becomes her friend and mentor. And Marisol's destiny begins to unfold in ways she could never have imagined. "Red Shoes" is a short set in Burgos and is over 5,200 words.
Wasted Year: The Last Hippies of Ole Miss by Douglas Gray
Price: Free! Words: 209,560. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A comic hippie soap opera chronicling 366 days in the life of Ole Miss graduate student Daniel Medway and friends from August 1971 to August 1972.
The Very Large Princess by Sheela Word
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
"Aye, she is large. Large of heart and large of mind." Drusilla loves Prince Aubrey, but can he requite her love? Her sister Margery is so very beautiful, and Drusilla is so very large. (Short story, 5,550 words)
The Poor Man's Greed by Raymond Carter Cantrell
Price: Free! Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A homeless man's prayers are answered when money plucked from a corpse gives him the means to buy his way back into mainstream society. Now he'll face the only obstacle between he and his estranged family: an eccentric billionaire with a twisted philosophy who demands the money be paid back with interest.
O Reflexo da Morte (ou da Vida) nas Janelas do Rio by Olinda P. Gil
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este conto, escrito em finais de 2003, foi 3º prémio de prosa no concurso literário “Lisboa à Letra” em 2004. Foi publicado numa brochura da Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (AAVV. Lisboa à Letra 2004: Câmara Municipal, Lisboa, 2004. Depósito Legal: 210685/04)
The Last Long Walk Home by Tom Upton
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A retired man gets lost on his daily walk, and heads on a journey through his colorful past.
Меня укусил бомж by Юрий Дихтяр
Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: Russian. Published: February 11, 2013 by Andriy Demidov. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Увидеть Париж... В этом сразу сошлись наши интересы с автором. Читать или не читать вопрос не стоял. После появившегося интереса к "руке автора", взор упал на рассказ "Женщина от сорока до пятидесяти" - ну как бы обо мне. "Надо быть повнимательнее к себе", - подумала я, прочитав рассказ. Интерес рос. Потом прочитав рассказ "Меня укусил бомж" - сомнений больше не осталось.
The Enigmatic Mr. Dawsley by Michael Bergquist
Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If an immensely wealthy eccentric chose you out of the blue to become his new companion, would you accept? Thurgood Truman would. On the island of Atlantia, Thurgood Truman has been chosen to accompany Mr. Dawsley, a strange and reclusive, yet exceptionally wealthy man, around the island as he attempts to be more like the common man.
Logotherapy by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Lauren, who tends the miniature horses at the 4-H club barn, is learning a lesson in the psychiatric subtleties of logotherapy from a fourteen-year-old students.
The Lemon Thief's Ex-Wife's Third Cousin by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.00 from 1 review)
YOLO. You Only Live Once. Or do you? Maybe there's another you living your own life somewhere else, right now.