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In The Light Of Memory
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You set the price! Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by William Pascoe. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A set of framed tales in the fabulist style, influenced by authors such as Calvino and Borges and antique narrative traditions. A deathless wanderer helps a boy to the end of his story.
I Am
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
The aborted boy is only a scrap of flesh but has a heartbeat like the fluttering of butterfly wings. Kate, nurse on duty, doesn't know what to do. This sixteen-week old baby was supposed to be delivered dead! It was a given. She's been trained under such unlikely circumstances to discretely place the fetus in a basin and set it on a shelf in the lab till its--his--heart quits beating. She can't.
Wherever You May Be Searching
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,110. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Wherever You May Be Searching” is a novel about our time (1960’s – 2002) as seen through the eyes of a man who refuses to conform or to play by the rules. He observes the foibles and triumphs of human life, and yet he never loses his enthusiasm, fun loving and innocent spontaneity for whatever absurd event he encounters on a daily basis.
The Novagem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An odd young man is smitten by an antique store clerk. During one of his awkward attempts at wooing her, the young man comes across a book on the 1915 San Francisco Pan-Pacific Exposition that will overturn his notion of reality and inspire him to join forces with a secret organization hell-bent on proving that the sun is not a star.
Flash in the Pan
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Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of micro-fiction and flash fiction with a food-related theme. From a screaming salad to other-worldly sweets, from humor to mystery, this is a plateful of tasty tidbits.
Making History
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Known only as "Sister," the girl watches her wicked step-daddy sack up her cats to toss in the river. As Sister says though, "This isn't the worst thing William B. Blaine ever did." She hopes this pet sacrifice proves enough to cause her mother to make him go. Sister is obcessed with her mother's dedication to mean men; her trying to make of them who she wants them to be rather than who they are.
Dumdum (Featured story in the anthology
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
At first "the boy" finds the inbred calves he has to tend a burden and embarrassment. That is until the squatters at a country store try to pass the calves off to a stranger traveling through. "Never name a cow, boy," one of the men say. But it's too late. The boy has named and fallen in love with them, especially the cow he calls Dumdum.
Name of Love
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sunny has grown used to her older brother Horace's yawning crying. But she refuses to adjust to the notion that the physically deformed and mentally retarded twenty-one year old will have to be retired to the Georgia State Insane Asylum. She's the one who takes care of him and she's the one who will save him from the family hauling him off to Milledgeville--no matter what she has to do.
Vacation Bible School
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(Companion story to "Jesus Bus") Dot Knight's car is brand-new in this story and she aims to keep it that way. Problem is, she has been enlisted by her adored preacher to drive those nasty Odums' kids to Vacation Bible School halfway across the county. Then her car breaks down along a remote road, and the kid's turn her car into a wreak...
The Odds Are Against It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rural mail carrier, Tammy, bumps heads in a nightmare during a rare spring snow storm. Twenty years before, she was kidnapped and shot by a drug addict she met along her route. Now she picks up another stranger along her route and the memories come flooding back. Is she about to be kidnapped and shot again? No, she tells herself, because the odds against it are so great.