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Three Times Time
Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
One of America's foremost short story writers has made available 3 of his most intriguing stories for a new introductory ebook. These 3 stories (first published in the 1980s) were chosen because they are accessible, intricately written and provocative on many levels. Also included is a long interview with the author about the craft of storytelling. Total: 23,000 words.
Literary Lunes Magazine: September/October 2012 (black and white edition)
Price: Free! Words: 31,160. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Welcome to the second to last edition of Literary Lunes Magazine for this year. We have a jam packed issue that I think you all will enjoy. It is filled will interviews from the authors of JKS Communications, and many wonderful new short stories.
Fragmente
Price: Free! Words: 49,940. Language: German. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short-stories in German: „… weil die Auswahl der Texte einen Einblick in die ‚Werkstatt’ von John Schou bietet – ein Autor, der seine Leser gerne mit Ironie und Humor bedient, hinter denen sich aber die Wahrheit verbirgt. Wer keine Angst vor dem eigenen schlechten Gewissen und Lust auf eine geraffte und gereifte Sicht der Dinge hat, kann das alles nachlesen“ (aus dem Vorwort von Christa Efkemann)
American Dead
Price: Free! Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a small town in America. It is a Gothic literary novel which traces the intersecting narratives of six residents of an Upstate New York trailer park. When one of them stumbles upon a young man's body in the woods, it sets them all down a path leading ever deeper into the grotesque underbelly of their decaying community.
Ronnie and Me
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The first time I saw Ronnie he was alone and looked forlorn. My name is Al. I like to think I'm a nice guy. People who know me say I'm a sucker for a sad story or woebegone looks. I won't deny it. That's why I decided to be a friend to Ronnie and cheer him up. Therein lies the tale.
Yo-yo's Weekend
Price: Free! Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Yo-yo's ring is stolen on a weekend visit to his uncle and aunt in York, he enlists ghosts, statues, clowns, fish, indeed anything he can conjure, to help him get it back. Dodging the forty stone international criminal mastermind Mr Vanilla, the weasly circus owner Truss and the delectable twins Rue and Thyme, Yo-yo needs to recover the ring to avoid being sent back to the nut-house.
Survivors
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » War
Another story in the popular series about life in post-Communist Russia, Survivors reflects on the experiences of Nikolai Ribakov and his wife Lera during the Siege of Stalingrad and the Great Patriotic War.
The Girl in the Trees
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?
Ring Theory
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
One spring day, while hoeing a neglected country garden, a new-from-the-city hobby farmer finds an engagement ring encircling the green finger of an emerging asparagus shoot. This rural tale--at times whimsical, and at times poignant--presents some of the theories on how the ring got there, while tracing the evolution of family.
Jamul's Happy Day
Series: Dancing Pig Originals. Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jamul's Happy Day is a Dancing Pig Original publication - showcasing work by author Clive Gilson. Set in Afghanistan just after the arrival of US and European troops in the early years of this new century, this tale tells the story of one man's patience and reward.
American Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Imprints
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Literary short story. Len tries to run from his past, but it keeps catching up to him.
Loose Movement Part 1
Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
Free Filippa!
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Sweden, the story of a woman with a disagreement with the world. She also has, or thinks she has, a heart condition, three boyfriends who seem unaware of the others' existence, a rather too literal belief in astrology, and a habit of putting truth drugs in the punch at parties. The action flits generally between Stockholm, Toronto, and the U.S.A.
Werfrand
Price: Free! Words: 43,200. Language: Polish. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Werfrand Stephen, wybitny reżyser, laureat Oscara, udziela ostatniego w życiu wywiadu. Jednak zamiast opowiadać o początkach kariery musi się zmierzyć z pytaniami, na które nigdy nie chciał znaleźć odpowiedzi.
Kalini
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
John Corning is conflicted about his feelings for the new work force represented by Kalini, an entry level immigrant contract worker. His world has long since been up ended by their presence, but his reluctance to fully accept them is challenged one evening by chance circumstance.
Woodsmen
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this woodland tale by the author of The Mighty Roman and Trips `n’ Trials of a Down, Beat Dad, an estranged father and his fifteen–year–old son take to the woods.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
High Plains Drifter (short story)
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story is about a conversation between a hitchhiker and a truck driver. It was originally published by Ethos Magazine in 1995.