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First Comes Marriage
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Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man who begins to love his new wife after the wedding and the baby's on the way.
The Scribe - Summer 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication for writers, by writers
The Dark Days of Love
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Price: Free! Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Romance and adventure novellas about contemporary North American upper middle class family, exposing highly intense drama behind a decent façade. Acting in exotic places of American wilderness, boardrooms of corporations or comfortable homes, dangerous locales of Jamaica and megalopolises of Canada and the US, the characters must deal with tough reality of competition and temptations and desires.
Linehan's Trip
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Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
The Slave of the Al-Hamra
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Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of revenge in the shadow of the Alhambra palace, in the nasrite Granada in the 14th century, about Ibn Zamrak, vizier, poet and conspirator whose poetry and ambition know no limits.
The Gift of Silence
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Today Mr Polidorou does not complain of the heat and the sunbathing crowds of the Greek beach resort where he suffers the annual seaside holiday. All is quiet under the parasol, all is forgiven.
The Stadium
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
After weeks of waiting, Dan is finally able to be in the live audience of his favorite show. It should be a normal episode, yet as Dan watches the contestants he notices one girl in particular. Dan becomes convinced that the show plans to kill her. Yet what can he do from way up in the stands and who would listen to him if he did? Also includes a sample of The White Lilac, a YA dystopian novel.
Shrunk
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For a time in their dating-wars romance, she seemed too good to be true—bright, witty, gorgeous and erotic. Finally when it became clear that she was real—and adored him—there was just this one little problem.
Fixed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His thumbs, his fingernails—his life, for Chrissake—everything was riding on the outcome of his son’s last Little League game. But in a fractured moral universe, Dad was holding the wrong end of the stick.
A Round with J.C.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It was only a temporary job the summer before graduate school, but when the young fellow clerking at a public course hooked up with an old black caddie, their match became one of the most unusual rounds in the colorful history of golf.
The Visit
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Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every week on Friday Martha Parker came to clean Leda Palmieri’s Grosse Pointe home. But this Friday was different. Mrs. Palmieri did not want to do this but knew she must. After all, that narrow slice of life they shared turned on the color of help.
The Jungle Plant
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
From Jessica, this tale’s eccentric teller: “Only once in a great while, like maybe every couple years, it would decide to make a flower, a blue and yellow thing I admit was kind of pretty. But you never knew when it was going to happen, and most of the time it didn’t, and most of the time that plant was just plain ugly. Anyway that stupid thing was what Winnie spent half her life worrying about.
Pedro
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story by White Feather about an artist who after 33 years starts questioning his life and how he has lived it.
Happy Slumbers
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Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
The Scoop
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a press event for a successful rockstar, the past begins to intrude upon the present.
Disconnected
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Price: Free! Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the aftermath of 9/11, love gone awry in the 1940s comes full circle, uniting and re-uniting six intertwining lives. Disconnected explores the serendipity of our hates and loves, the resilience of our hearts, and the simple magic of mercy.
Average Sunday Afternoon
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Price: Free! Words: 21,670. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Stories. Humour flits through, from an invasion by cows, crime in Dublin, death in a dustbin, to village legends and the everyday visions of a mad girl. All the people in these stories break rules and test the boundaries of habit, faith or even television. For good or bad, the covers are stripped away and life can never be the same again.
The Evaporation of Hands
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You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Leaf Garden Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry and prose. No specific theme. A lot of yata yata and plenty of la-de-da.
El llibre de tòpics
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Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: Catalan. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La inesperada aparició d’un manuscrit que connecta Lovecraft amb l’inventor de la bomba atòmica. Els riscos de casar-se per catàleg. En una casa de Castelló hi ha una entrada a l’infern... Vint relats breus de Carles Bellver Torlà, calculadament ambigus uns o francament fantàstics uns altres. Inquietants o còmics segons com es miri: això ja depèn del lector.
Jonathan: a proper story involving a black coat, a key, and the ramblings of an insane old man.
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Can a coat give you the power to influence others? Jonathan finds a key that may have the answer...