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Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
Contracts of the Father
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Series: Contracts of the Father, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After being down and out with a family to support, Stephen Gordon luckily manages to land a job that ends the bad days forever. Stephen eventually learns that perhaps luck had nothing to do with getting the job and that it comes with a very high price that he may not want to pay. This is a continuation of The Interview.
Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A trusted member of her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community rapes fifteen-year-old Hannah in the back room of a Brooklyn kosher butcher shop. Unwilling to succumb to her parents’ demand that she blame a homeless black man, she runs away. Alone on unfamiliar New York City streets and armed only with an indomitable spirit, quirky sense of humor, and unyielding intolerance for hypocrisy and injustice.
Life on the Dingleball Fringe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015 by StrawberryBooks. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection of short fiction tells the story of numerous down and outers, but does so with affection and humor. Herbert lays bare minor disasters and revelations like a good-natured Charles Bukowski.
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.
La conexión
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Series: REALISMO FANTÁSTICO. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,330. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Daniel Formosa, periodista retirado, se traslada a París con el objeto de escribir un libro, pero inesperadamente presencia una relación homosexual entre un conocido político, candidato a la Presidencia de la República, y su amante, un joven pintor.Lo que en apariencia era una simple relación sodomita, se convierte en un intrincado tráfico de obras de arte a través de la valija diplomática.
Extraordinary Reflections
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pam has lived a drama filled life. Just when she thinks her life is getting on even ground, she finds herself contemplating her life as she’s known it. How does her brain reconcile an image that shouldn't exist? How does she accept the unacceptable? How does she forgive the unforgiveable? She must answer these questions when she suddenly encounters Vanessa Bell an intern at a prestigious law firm.
A Car Crash of Sorts
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story explores the constant rivalry between Intellect and Sexuality. Time, as a relative dimension, is jumbled as a technique to explore this fascinating rivalry in more realistic depth.
A Whisper to a Scream (The Bibliophiles: Book One)
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Series: The Bibliophiles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Annie, recently diagnosed with unexplained infertility, and Sarah, a stay-at-home mom, meet through a Classics Book Club, each thinks the other one's life is so much better than her own. But is the grass truly greener on the other side of the fence?
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.
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.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
La montaña
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Series: REALISMO FANTÁSTICO. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,730. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En un relato de la vida real, un hombre abandonado por su esposa se refugia en una pequeña cabaña situada en una montaña cercana a la ciudad. Destrozado sentimentalmente, en bancarrota y luchando por sobrevivir, comienza a escribir un Diario donde relata su tormento y alucinantes fantasías pinceladas de realismo mágico.
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.
Complete Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
The King of Patio World
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Kermool Berbarrian is the self-appointed king of patio furniture. He brashly converted a gas station into a thriving business and now has everything he needs -- except for Miss Esmeralda Potts. Although he doesn't know it yet, she is about to turn his life upside down. A short story from the collection Unlikely Stories: Fatal Fantasies and Delusions
Sebastian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
Uncertainty Principles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Uncertainty can be either the root of fear or the cornerstone of hope. It all depends on the observer.
Momentary Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
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.