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The Wet Nurse
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
The Complete Guide to Writing Haiku
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Complete Guide To Writing Haiku" is the only guide of its kind to cover all the essentials necessary to write English-language haiku. It covers such topics as the ten essentials of writing haiku, how to start on the haiku road, when to break the rules and when not to, counting syllables, nature references in haiku, and the use of stressed beats rather than counting syllables.
Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of literary short stories offering five haunting glimpses into the lives of women confronting hard choices in unique, vivid settings. Reader’s bonus: the first chapter of Ms. Pagan’s upcoming, fast-paced mystery, Zippo: Arson and Domesticity.
Off Balance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When you're a middle-aged farmer's wife looking at the handsome younger man your son has brought home for Christmas, it's harmless, isn't it? No flirting, no innuendo, just keeping an eye on him. It doesn't mean anything, right? Sara wouldn't dream of cheating on her husband, but when David brings home a friend from college, she's faced with a hundred questions she doesn't have the answers to.
The Lover and The Patient
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Which would you pick? ... Raymond must choose between the only man he ever loved and his career.
Making the Jump
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bob Andolini heads down to Florida for Bike Week, but ends up ditching his biker buddies to see his daughter and ex-wife. For the first time in his life, Bob has some freedom. Freedom to ride his Harley on weekends, freedom from a wife and child, freedom from parenting. Then he sees Megan struggling in a local horse show and his feelings veer.
The Sun Also Rises in the Desert
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The moral and spiritual complexity of academia comes to bear as a "lost generation" of educators pursue an attractive colleague across a spate of conferences. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Gerald Locklin.
Chick's Royal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These six short stories by A. J. S. Macdonald explore the themes of desire, redemption love and loss.
Blood at Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fireworks night shouldn’t arouse feelings of resentment. But, for Justin, there’s really not much else left. Old. Tired. And ready to show the Youth of Today where they’re going wrong. A couple of rounds ought to do it . . . A story of ageing disgracefully. Blood at Night: A Short Story.
Last Giant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When professional footballer, Peter Jones, throws in the towel, he shocks the world. With the world demanding an explanation, Peter denies them. And he turns his attention to what he still loves in his life. And he finds it much closer than he might have imagined. A story which proves that honesty and integrity may still exist in the modern world. Last Giant: A Short Story.
Another Month, Another Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ferguson, a septuagenarian, lives out his golden years in a humble bungalow. His wife? Gone. His family? Gone too. All he has left: his best friend Digger. So when a glitzy widow arrives in the neighbourhood it surely brings a newfound optimism. Or has death already arrived? A story of mortality and surrender. Another Month, Another Death: A Short Story.
The Great Mormon Novel of the 21st Century
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Antemoff Ebookery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Mormon writer grapples with his heritage at the dawn of a new century, considering the role of women in a growing, international community.
Digging Out
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Abbie lives with her grandmother and her twins, Jed and Jill, on a farm cluttered with old machinery. One day she snaps, and decides to clean up decades of mess. To her surprise, everyone benefits.
The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
On a drunken whim, Terrance makes a bet he lives to regret. To find the most bizarre theatrical act possible. And make money out of them. But when he stumbles across The Unlikely Bibles, it seems he’s struck gold. Or opened up a whole new world of problems . . . A story haunted by the past, and yet driven by an overwhelming urge to move forward. The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story.
An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the biggest day of her career, Henrietta Davis finds herself running late. But nothing will stand in the way of her march to success. Not even a car horn. A tale of disaster, and carefully calculated revenge. An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time: A Short Story.
Playground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lizzy dreams of a day when her son can play in peace. Without fear of bigger kids ruining everything. But it seems that no one else shares her dream. And will that alone stop her in her tracks? A story of hope and altruism. Playground: A Short Story.
Beware Marjorie
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amy Whittaker has been living on the streets since losing her home to a ruthless woman she knows as Marjorie McAdams. Now she's lost in the country and manages to find shelter under a truck topper propped up on straw bales. Sadly this is the best shelter she'd had since Marjorie stole her home. Now what will she do? This short story is 6.4k words.
Nobody Thinks About Factories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan readies to leave her beau of five years. But who, really, holds the strings? Will he take his chance to manipulate her one more time . . . for old time’s sake? A story of rightly, and wrongly, taken revenge. Nobody Thinks About Factories: A Short Story.
When the Prime Minister Sneezes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The prime minister has everything he needs. Bodyguards. A chauffeured limousine. And various assistants in charge of his appearance. He’ll need all the help he can get for his wife’s funeral. A story of grief and gleam. When The Prime Minister Sneezes: A Short Story.