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The Sense of Touch
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Aqueous Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
Sprung from the variously lush, rugged, and frozen emotional landscapes of the north country, this luminous collection of stories captures the progress of a diverse ensemble of souls as they struggle to uncover themselves and negotiate a meaningful communion, of any kind, with the world around them.
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
(3.91 from 11 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.
Our Dance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Our Dance" follows the triumphs and failures of two cousins as they turn eighteen-years-old and receive a "per cap" from the Kiowa Tribe. After they make questionable decisions with their spending habits, they attempt to redeem themselves in the eyes of the tribal community. On the surface, this is a story about two young men spending their per cap money, but underneath are deep tribal kinships.
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 19 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]
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
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 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.
The Giant's Walk
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Price: $2.99 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.
Wallpaper
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital in 'Wallpaper', by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed's stories are sometimes tender, sometimes brutal, and always beautifully written. He is a writer to watch." – Ryan O'Neill
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?
SIMPLE MACHINES
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Master Sergeant Joseph Cevera is a respected man, decorated hero and feared leader of one of the most highly trained and lethal army units in the Afghanistan conflict. What happens when the unbreakable is broken? We see this erupting world through the eyes of a seasoned warrior as he is pushed to the edge of his humanity.
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.
Long ago, far away
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories densely plotted, darkly-hearted... Jeffrey Solmundson has created tales almost-familiar yet brimming with energy and inventiveness. These richly imagined stories are at turns hilarious, at turns disturbing, often playful, always captivating and never quite what you're expecting. "Long ago, far away" brings together ten tales of murder, betrayal, bad luck and other disappointments.
Nazar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
From Thine Own Well
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned former Yukon mining exploration worker, Landon McGuire, is torn from his self-imposed exile into a Canada he no longer recognizes. Deceit, threats and violence emphasize the reality that economy trumps environment even when lives are at stake.
La puta que leía a Jack Kerouac
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El encuentro entre una escritora y una joven prostituta va entreabriendo poco a poco la puerta de una turbia historia, en la que todos los personajes tienen algo que reprocharse. Todos ellos, en algún momento, se han dejado llevar por sus instintos, por sus pasiones, por sus rencores, también, y por sus odios.
Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
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.
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 Story of Albert Ross
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
'The Story of Albert Ross' tells the tale of a simple man who spends the vast majority of his time in front of his TV. It is delightfully dark, occasionally witty, oddly enchanting and brings new meaning to the term 'the power of television'. It's hard to say much more without spoiling the fun of reading it, so just get on with it and download it right now.