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Lame Ducks
Price: Free! Words: 13,630. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A political noir set in L.A., Lame Ducks is the story of two unlikely friends who find kinship in their disenchantment, even as they find themselves in over their heads against the corrupt and powerful.
Snow Globe (Riverside Tale)
You set the price! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2100 words. Fletcher Callow has experienced more than his share of misery. He takes solace in detective novels and his personal perspective on Riverside. He desires to be the hero of his story and to kiss the girl in the end. Now the only question is if she is real or a figment.
The Questioner
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
Fear and Aggression
Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
The Holly King
Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Julia
Price: Free! Words: 139,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A love story about Carolyn, her mother Elizabeth, and her grandmother Julia.
Banoat Golpo/বানোয়াট গল্প
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: Bengali. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
আটটি বাংলা অণুগল্প সংকলন। A collection of 8 flash fictions.
ВІДЬМА
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: Ukrainian. Published: December 3, 2012 by Lit UA. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Образок Михайла Коцюбинського про дівчину Параскіцу, яку в селі починають вважати за відьму.
Delirifacient
Price: Free! Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dostoevskii's 'Crime and punishment' as palimpsest for a novel writing aggressively against itself and its own species, a novel of a young man ruled by accidie who brings to late 19th century Russia the true teaching of nihilism
Not a Ghost Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young professional finally finds the apartment she's been looking for. But she can't seem to turn it into a home. And then strange things start to happen. But this is not a ghost story. Or is it?
Literary Lunes Magazine-November/December 2012
Price: Free! Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The final issue of Literary Lunes Magazine Volume 2 is here! Volume 3 will be live in the beginning of January 2013. Featured in this issue are poems, short stories including the latest installment of The Cassandra Serafine Chronicles, interviews, and book reviews.
Tänzer, Null
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: German. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Merry Christmas, Deutschland! Eine kostenlose kurze Geschichte über das Leben der nördlichen New Jersey Gymnasiasten. Ihr Leben für immer verändert, wenn ein Austauschstudent aus Russland kommt. Hochschulzugangs, Wachstumsschmerzen, Kulturschock
Born After Midnight, The Rise of The Clones
You set the price! Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Lower World, Jelan was a rising star until Leanna, a beautiful Clone, came along and turned his world upside down. Accused of being a Clone sympathizer and on the run from Anic, he suddenly found himself lost in forbidden caverns and uncovering terrible secrets hidden away for centuries. When there was nowhere else to hide, Jelan had nowhere to go but up. And that place did not exist...
The Piss Artist
You set the price! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Campbell is an alcoholic. He has been drunk for so long that he doesn't remember who he is or where he came from. As he lurches from the blackness to engage in a series of bizarre and disastrous misadventures, he begins to realise the true nature of his affliction... A bitter, passionate parable laced with black humor, The Piss Artist finds life at the bottom of the bottle.
After dinner speakers
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Over the remains of a meal a couple have an argument, but this is not its retelling, this is its anatomy - this is the raw functions of a disagreement, from the careless seemingly innocuous origins, through misunderstanding, threats of violence and the power to rekindle the past, to a humble ending. This is an argument without its dialogue.
Angels and Electrons: A Sub-Suburb Tale
Price: Free! Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder, mayhem, deep depression, and an attempt to contact angels or aliens - all in the wake of Oklahoma's oil bust of the 1980's. Germans, plans of apokalypse, a forgotten World War II invention, and the faint possibility of redempton - all a stone's throw from the baitshop and the trailer park.
Grandpa's Genes
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Grandpa tells how his genes got messed up and he saved the world. (Edited book cover photo of Northern Lights.)
Boxers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(1.00 from 1 review)
Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.
A Dirty Beautiful Smell
Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
From the author of "I Only Got One Hot Wife" comes a profoundly complex and deeply harrowing short story about one man's fears, regrets, and tragic impulses. Stuart Newman finds himself not feeling very well on his way to work and soon comes to a realization that his illness may be as serious as the phobia of smell that torments him.