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Fruit of the Spirit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
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 ...
Babysitting Socrates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
Shoeless
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the world of this very short story, the right pair of shoes means choosing between fantasy and reality.
A Christmas with Avery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story, Part One of the Bear Dream Series. It is a philosophical amusement/fantasy.' (11,692 words). A down on his luck, unemployed professor of Sociology has run out of people with whom to talk. But his luck changes when he encounters a big black bear in formal evening attire. After recovering from his fear and shock at such a phenomenon, he suddenly discovers he has met a new friend.
The Prisoner of War (Pilot): Part I of the Serial Novel
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Price: $1.99 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 personal choices could shift the course of a nation. THE PRISONER OF WAR is a story of romance and political intrigue set deep in the Viking Age.
BabyWorld
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Affentheater Inc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2067, the death of a five-year-old-girl leads a young lawyer to the despicable truth behind a race of chemically adulterated children. BabyWorld is a mystery, soft science fiction that explores the psychological dysfunction occurring in families suffering from untreated trauma.
What Starla Did
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A Texas teenager deliberately gets pregnant so she can sell the baby on the Internet and use the money to become a Hollywood star.
The Last Night on Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(SHORT STORY) A troubled couple goes to a show together, trying to cling to normalcy as the world falls apart around them.
Notes from the Buffer Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Carpenter considers Tracy a lost cause, one of those students who cares little about school and even less about completing her writing assignments. Until the day Tracy offers her teacher a glimpse into the creative soul that lies beneath the teenage exterior. And that glimpse will change everything Tracy’s teacher knows about her student, and herself.
Rembrandt's Confession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rembrandt is famous for his paintings but not many people know about his personal life. After his wife Saskia had died, his life became embroiled in relationships that would shock the world even today. This short story is about the other side of Rembrandt, that is documented, but few people know of. He was a great artist, but at the same time - a great criminal.
Bully - Projet Bradbury, #14
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Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 14. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: French. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Baldur — surnommé "Bully" par ses parents et ses camarades de classe — n'est pas tout seul dans sa tête. Obnubilé par la célébrité, il s'imagine filmé 24 heures sur 24 par un caméraman imaginaire qui capte le moindre de ses faits et gestes. Cette gloire toute relative est une consolation lorsqu'il se fait taper dessus par les brutes du collège.
The Gold Watch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
When Luís Negreiros returns home from the office one evening, he finds a fine watch and chain on a table in his bedroom. The watch isn't his and can't be his young and beautiful wife Clarinha's, either. Whose is it then? Luís Negreiros's suspicions are immediately aroused.
The Baer Boys
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Price: $0.99 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.
En laisse - Projet Bradbury, #43
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: French. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ferdinand est un humain modèle : chaque matin, il emprunte les transports en commun pour se laisser transbahuter jusqu'à son boulot, comprimé dans son costume trop serré et le coeur en miettes de s'être fait rattraper par le quotidien. Mais ce matin-là, une affiche placardée sur le quai le tire de sa somnolence : peut-on vraiment laisser toute responsabilité derrière soi pour changer de vie ?
This is My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
Countdown, Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stained carpet, a boy’s love of a cat, a dopey scientist, a treacherous river: these four new short stories from JR Hughes range from love to cats, from family life to death.
A Child from the Wishing Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Gerard's wish is to break out of paranoia and mental illness to re-discover daughter Rosie's love for her father. He takes her to violin lessons and tries to trust Ruth, Rosie's tutor, to help him to know how to bond with his daughter. Is the eerie music tutor Ruth's foul-smelling garden well a place where wishes happen or is Rosie in danger from which her ill father can still rescue her ?
Contos Breves
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Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Colectânea de pequenos contos resultante de uma selecção e de uma revisão de textos criados entre 1999 e 2007, período que corresponde, aproximadamente, à minha colaboração do DN Jovem.
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.