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Complete Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
The Empty City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Urban explorer and lucid dreamer Brandon Minamoto discovers that outside his thoughts and emotions exists a world that is silent and open, surrounding him and everyone else. The Empty City is about awakening to universal truths and one’s true self, told in short episodes that each describe a place, a dream, a question, a memory, a fantasy or an event.
An Earthless Melting Pot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Another volume of prize-winning short stories from the Words with JAM 2013 BIGGER Short Story Competition. A heady mixture of stories, from romance to spine-chilling tension and from the virtual world to the extreme worlds of the self-deluded, these stories will take you to places you’ve never been before.
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
Rupture inachevée
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: French. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Victoria a toujours écrit, mais c’est la première fois que son désir d’aller vers l’achevé la transcende. Désir nourri d’extrêmes souffrances affectives et accru par le souhait de se retrouver avec son histoire. Histoire d’amour avec un début et une fin. Une fin qu’elle ignore et vit avec son lecteur.
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.
The Nazarene -Tthe Story of the Becoming of Christ
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
About the first thirty years in the Nazarene’s life we know next to nothing. In this visionary novel Sal Owen brings to life these pivotal years that forever transformed the world. The novel starts with the return of the family from their refuge in Egypt to settle in Nazareth. It ends on the day The Nazarene spoke out to a gathering by the Jordan River after he had just been baptized.
Mambo Panties & Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A cycle of short stories about rural Texas spanning 75 years. Some of the stories are funny, some poignant, and some… just strange.
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
The Baer Boys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
Squeakyclean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 254,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joshua is trapped. Afraid of mediocrity, life, and children, he has only a wife and a cubicle. At thirty it's not what he wanted. Sadie is a bright girl. She wants to do great things, if only she can get through school and escape her oppressive parents. When they meet, they know they're bad for each other, but they set in motion the change that promises to liberate them.
Pieces: A Collection of Short Fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From an inept witch with a vendetta to a banshee with a drinking problem, this collection of short stories has the right mix of normal and paranormal. "PIECES" features stories previously published in anthologies, as well as some never-before-seen work from this author. Sometimes funny, sometimes eerie, and always with that touch of voice singular to Heather, PIECES will stay with you.
Existence Is Futile
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge.
All Married Together
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marriage was the last thing on their minds when Chess and Will first met. Which was in the middle of a freak snowstorm that left them stranded for two days at the airport. Neither had ever been married, nor had really expected to marry. They were two very busy people and romance wasn’t a part of their hectic schedules.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
John Doe Versus Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A chef named Doe avoids wartime service when he’s mysteriously assigned as a cook for condemned men at an isolated prison. While he escapes what he thought would be certain death as a soldier, he can’t elude reminders of his mortality. Fear follows him home, forcing him to question man's beliefs. Friends and killers and a pie-obsessed elderly woman help Doe come to terms with life.
The Friendship of Mortals
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Series: Herbert West, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Herbert West can revivify the dead – after a fashion. Miskatonic University librarian Charles Milburn agrees to help him, compromising his principles and his romance with Alma Halsey, daughter of the Dean of Medicine. West’s experiments become increasingly risky, but when he prepares to cross the ultimate border, only Charles can save his life – if his conscience lets him.
My Valley Is Icky Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A self-imagined free spirit, Janice Huntington endures her days at Suzanne’s Newsclipping Service sifting through mountains of information, and on her own time she navigates sexual encounters in a search for who knows what. Her frantic, lonely routine begins to unravel with an inquiry into the fate of the inventor of her favorite form of birth control.
The House of Charles Swinter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,220. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The House of Charles Swinter is an intelligent love story for discerning readers, spanning two continents and set in the present day. It deals obliquely with questions of multiculturalism, mortality and globalisation. (Warning: contains (1) humour, (2) tragedy, (3) unexpected plot-twists. Not for the faint-hearted.)