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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...
Warm Winter's Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
Frog in the Pot
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You set the price! Words: 70,340. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What’s so difficult about a quarter-life crisis? How about being a lonely, alcoholic janitor with no friends? Follow Alvin Taylor as he explores life's questions in and out of a bottle, as his journey takes him around Seattle and down to Reno. Learn why a frog will not jump out of a heated pot of boiling water.
Purchasing Power
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Flash fiction about a future that could come terribly true. A story from my collection of short stories, PRESSED LEAVES.
Kamikaze Frog
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story about a bad little boy who messed with the wrong frog!
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…
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.