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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.
All These Adoring Multitudes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Convinced of his talent and universal popularity, TV presenter Troy Lewis comes across a piece of hate mail and determines to find out what sort of person would send it to him. But will he find a shallow, maladjusted individual . . . or something else? A story of fame and delusion. All These Adoring Multitudes: A Short Story.
Library of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nobody believes Sophia when she claims that she goes to the library only to pore over Russian Literature. They all believe that she really goes there in search of love. She laughs them all off. Until one day. When she finds herself stumbling into a chance meeting with a dashing, dark-haired fellow. A goofy story with its heart all over the place. Library of Love: A Short Story.
Jumped-Up Kids Most Likely On Drugs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bianca finds herself distracted. A stranger to herself. And in the wrong job too. And when she sits down to study for an important exam late into the night, she hears a kerfuffle out in the street. And, unlike her curtain-twitching neighbours, she decides to go investigate. A story of destiny and self-discovery. Jumped-Up Kids Most Likely On Drugs: A Short Story.
The Lunch Crowd
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the office, Kirstee watches The Lunch Crowd from afar. But she lives with the fear that ‘afar’ will, one day, not suffice. And so it proves, one fateful lunch hour. A story which deals with loneliness and inner peace. The Lunch Crowd: A Short Story.
Operation: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With nowhere to turn at Christmas, Harriet visits her estranged father. There are no battles, their lives are too short for them now. Only an echoing, never-ending silence. A touching father-daughter story. Operation: A Short Story.
St Clerk's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Supply teacher extraordinaire, Felicity Naddlewick, readies for her latest challenge: St Clerk’s Progressive Education Centre. Armed only with her navy blue jacket, a long skirt, and her pillbox hat, she must do battle with some of the most unruly students she has yet to encounter. A story of youth and ever-retreating boundaries. St Clerk’s: A Short Story.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Father's Watching
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kerri Johnson fights back against all the troubles in her life. Because she has someone to fight for: Her granddaughter. A tale of inheritance both physical and spiritual. Father’s Watching: A Short Story.
The Prisoner of War (Pilot): Part I of the Serial Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A mysterious warrior held for ransom. A small, brave kingdom under threat from a distant monarch. Three young people unknowingly swept up by history, whose choices could shift the course of a nation. Published serially in the 19th century style made famous by Dickens and Dumas, THE PRISONER OF WAR is a tale of adventure, romance, and political intrigue set at the height of the Viking Age.