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Terceira Pessoa
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lucimar Mutarelli escreve na rua, no metrô e no cinema. Anda com os ouvidos e os olhos bem abertos para registrar cenas e personagens do cotidiano. Quando a história é muito triste, aumenta o som da playlist e tem que se segurar pra não sair dançando ao som de Madonna, Abba e Legião Urbana.
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.
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.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama: A Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five Intense short stories. Visit Pamplona, watch as a smart-aleck is trained in the best possible way; a young mother-to-be and her escort say goodbye in a bus terminal; enter a village on patrol to the sound of fireworks... or is it? In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. These character-driven stories will remind you of Hemingway's later works.
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.
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."
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.
Strange Courtships: Nine Romantic Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.44 from 9 reviews)
This collection brings together nine “well-crafted” tales of contemporary women seeking love. Most of the stories appeared in literary magazines, and a few are new. From the mysteries of early love to online deceptions, Carla Sarett captures the charm of older Hollywood romance, tinged with the metaphysical. This is romance-deconstructed and turned on its head.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Dean Grey is waiting on an old friend. They once shared many adventures in the past but have not seen each other in some time and Dean hopes to confirm something he has thought for years.
Nothing Perpetual: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Have Zach’s passive aggressive tendencies really led him to this? In the middle of the night. Down on his knees. A pair of scissors in his hand. Cutting a hole in his teenage daughter’s beanbag. . . . Perhaps he should get professional help after all. An off-centre, life-affirming story. Nothing Perpetual: 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.
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.
Sports Agent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
James Butler lives for his clients . . . well, more to the point, he lives for his percentage. And when one of his clients readies for retirement, James cannot help but see that the well will soon run dry. Time to cut his losses. A light-hearted tale of the loss of fortune and fame, and those who prey on it. Sports Agent: A Short Story.