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The Deed of the Monkeys: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At a quiet restaurant in an unnamed city a man and a woman sit across from each other. She is distraught. He is quickly drunk. Neither can stop thinking of what they've just seen - a deed so brutal, so terrible as to leave the woman in tears. Was it a moment of meaningless urban violence or was it something more?
Pretty Little Dead Things & Other Stories
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anthology of short fiction for adult readers. Includes the stories Old Jawbone, The Remediator, Bone-Diggers, Feedback, In the Smoky Mountains, The Pool, A Host of Heaven, The Detention Cell, Moving On, Veterans Day, Colfox Murdered Gloucester in Calais (Remember Radcot Bridge), and Pretty Little Dead Things.
Promise - Short Stories From Promise Goodday
Series: CW Harvey ยท Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: Free! Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Promise - Short Stories from Promise Goodday These scorching short stories are taken from the novel Promise Goodday. Pete the serial rapist/killer meets his fate in an abandoned amusement park in the The story "End of the Line." In "Goose Steps" you meet Promise, sassy yet innocent and unaware of the fate about to befall her. It all converges later in the searing heartbreaking novel.
Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales &
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Magic Lino, the real story behind the one told by Robert Louis Stevenson, a chef dying of ennui, gathering bluebirds, paying with candywrap. More than 30 stories and poems from an author described by SF Site as "one of the most delightful, original, and varied new writers on hand". Includes 17,000 words of bonus material.
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.
Cry Out Softly
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A fictional journal of a teenage girl as she struggles with seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Along the way, she finds a true friend, faith in herself, and that she had supporters that sh didn't know she had.
The Cross and the Black
Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Amid the squalor of Renaissance France, the brash and beautiful gay prostitute, Claude Severin, is struggling. Debts multiply, homelessness looms, the one-eyed monk ever spits of his reprobation. When a mysterious stranger offers him a golden chance, Claude, desperate, ignores the shadowy nature of payment. He's happy enough at the chance to raise his station, but at what cost to his soul?
(In)Substantial Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
I am a shadow, living in the shadows, always among you, always watching. Come hear how those of you living in the world, you brights, seduced the best of us to cross the barrier and try to live beside you. We're a people trained to observe, not act. Yet that sweetness of doing became our undoing. I am a shadow. This is my story.
The Memory of a Salt Shaker
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Bert struggles with the recent loss of his wife Mira. On the morning of his first day back to work, he discovers that the salt in an ordinary salt shaker Mira stole on their honeymoon contains her memories of their time together.
In Springdale Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Springdale appears to be a quiet village, unblemished by shopping mall or mega-store. But some say Springdale exists only on the contoured highways of our collective imagination. Others point to references dating back to Colonial Boston, to multiple versions of a ballad telling a story of remorse and disgrace. For two people, Springdale is where their lives will intersect with devastating force.