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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.
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.
The Winds of Astrodon by James Renner
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, the father of a murdered girl retreats into his writing to escape the tragedy. As his story progresses, he realizes he may have a chance to create a better world for his daughter inside the pages of his fantasy novel. As a parent of a child the same age as those gunned down in Newtown, I wrote this as a way to explore my understandin
Taken by Bernard Fancher
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)
Herr Melby Makes Coffee by Gavin William Wright
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(4.40 from 5 reviews)
In an old hut by a railway in Norway, two men face up to the reality of their love affair; both knowing what they want, but aware of the impossibility of realising it.
Literary Lunes Magazine- January/February 2013 Issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the first issue of 2013! We have lots of advice from what writers really hate, to tips to consider before publishing. Wacky Writers is back, and so is Behind the Scenes! We also have Book reviews from Lunar Reviews, Terra-Firma and Ashley Laura. Enjoy!
Cell Phones Evolved by Ryan Lee
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short creativity essay, using fictional dialog/setting. The topic is about how cell phones evolved. However, the purpose was to incorporated creative fictional dialog into a non-fiction essay. I did that to make the essay more interesting to me.
O plus F by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 64,810. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A solitary man in a diner on the coast of Maine. A tall beautiful stranger. A whip. A bronze heart. Hawaii. The Northwest ... How far will he go to face the truth about himself? ... This is a story about borders: between father and son, between sex and love, between life and death.
The Champion of All Snacks by Martin Dugas
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father decides to make himself the Champion of All Snacks. When his young daughter Sabrina walks in the kitchen hoping to get a piece of her favorite delicacy, he clearly informs her that he's making his Specialty Snack for himself only, but agrees to teach her how to make it. However, the lesson on how to prepare the infamous snack turns out to be a little bit too technical for Sabrina!
The Temptress by Hough Rodgers
Series: The Temptress, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A woman and a man meet for the first time. It's an opportunity for one to start something new, for the other it's a chance to further their plans and schemes. Could it be love or something more serious and life threatening?