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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.
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.
Genre Jam, Volume One: Death & Injury
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of five short stories resulting in death or grievous harm. A mix of genres, from science fiction to urban fairy tales. A sampler of MK Alexander’s work. Be warned, each story in this collection ends in death or grievous injury.
Down from the Clouds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Winslet Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Continue the stories of your favorite characters from Where Love Finds You in this sequel written from Gavin's perspective. This can be read as a stand-alone, but is best when followed by Where Love Finds You (the first book in The Unspoken Series)
Ink
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Are YOU marked for disappearance? What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for use to mark temporary workers, permanent residents and citizens with recent immigration history - collectively known as inks.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
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.
Nobel Peace Prize
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by SycoraxBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Wright, undistinguished employee at a startup in Cambridge, is awakened by a call from Norway informing him that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The call sounds like a hoax and it is unlikely to reshape Will’s future. But it immediately changes his past. In the 24 hours before the Nobel Committee makes its official announcement, what started out as incredible gradually becomes inexplicable.
Evenbeeld
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: Dutch. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In de 21e eeuw roeit de mensheid zichzelf uit. De overlevenden gaan ondergronds. Met maar één uitweg: de virtuele wereld Anwyn. Een wereld vol schoonheid, mystiek, geweld en dodelijk gevaar. Zal de idealistische Caitlyn haar vijanden verslaan? Of verliest ze alles wat ze liefheeft?
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 ?
The Baer Boys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
HiStory of Santa Monica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection is thematically linked by both the characters-who are struggling to realize their Hollywood dreams and the setting-Santa Monica, California.
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.
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.