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Parallel Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Young, independent and beautiful, Amalia perceives her interactions with various men as a means to escape the mundane aspects of her life, reach indisputable moments of happiness and preserve her freedom. Loneliness is often revered and couple life is viewed as a dreaded, oppressive side of life, but constant introspection often makes Amalia question the validity of her values.
Down at the End of the River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
In these ten stories, Angus Woodward gives us a tour of south Louisiana as his characters tiptoe out of the corners into which they have painted themselves.
The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.58 from 12 reviews)
A mysterious nine-year-old from the Blessed Lands sails into the lives of a couple in the Republic, claiming to be the Daughter of the Sea and the Sky. Is she a troubled child longing to return home, or a powerful prophet sent to unravel the fabric of the Republic? The answer will change the lives of all she meets… and perhaps their world as well. [Literary, Saga, Speculative]
A Necessary Fantasy (A Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
When she was eighteen years old, Rebecca Castille moved to California. A year later, she became Honey Halliwell, an adult film actress. Now, after a short but productive career in the porn industry, Honey wants to go legit. But her Hollywood dream soon becomes her own personal hell, and she learns that her present may be darker than her past.
The Painter, She Smiles Like Sunbeams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A stuttering, socially inept college student meets his idol, a cynical, middle-aged artist who might or might not bear a resemblance to Vivien Leigh. They begin an affair that is mutually destructive...but not necessarily dysfunctional. Contains brief scenes of sexuality. This story originally appeared, with some alterations, in Conte.
All On Zero
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Paper Publishing (PP) Limited. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The game goes on, the roulette is spinning and the stakes are high. Will they risk it all, if that means they might win the jackpot of a lifetime?
The Thing
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Series: Short Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The absurd and the macabre come together in this collection of short fiction and microfiction. The THING, The Wrappings, Happy, and Charity give us satire, fantasy, and a taste of the future. Thomas Jefferson Roosevelt embodies all three in the Wrappings. However don't forget Gusta's ulcerated leg that earns him no charity. The voice and vision of the Author Charles Harvey knows no bounds.
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
The Giant's Walk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,840. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1858, young priest Zebediah Goodnow and the orphaned Joanna pursue a murderous Giant and soon find themselves among the Martians. In 1957, astronaut Scott Winslow Hale takes his sick wife Helen to the shrine of the beatified Zebediah and clashes with a stranger named Eddie. In a tangle of Providential events, perseverance and peace are drawn from the toil of Faith.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
To the Left of the Microwave
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eclectic characters in this collection of ten tales contend with the classic, American quest after freedom. The women in these stories grapple with greed in 1980s New York, tangle with an Indiana abortion clinic surrounded by protesters, and succumb to a wacky adventure with a scientist who thinks he’s losing his mind in California.
The Coffin Lady of Crosby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
The Stone Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In a crumbling garden of stone, a lonely little girl meets a mysterious woman. Is the lovely lady a ghost? A witch? Good or evil? (An original short story.)
The Blue Train To Heaven
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Series: Short Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
Glass Eyes: A Short Story about a Family's Struggle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five-year-old Kate struggles to understand what is happening to her world as she witnesses her father's deepening depression. In the midst of her family’s turmoil, Kate finds solace in her grandfather’s upstairs apartment, though she is troubled by the stuffed fox in his bedroom. As Kate tries to adapt to the changes in her life, the fox becomes a symbol of what she fears.
Anchored Leaves
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Vicious dogs named Waldo, love potions, lost souls overflow an old house with haunting memories. Beautifully written, heartbreaking to read.
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.
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 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.
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.