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Paradise Lost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 152,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"I was born in Paris at the age of twelve." So begins Paradise Lost, the novel that turns Milton upside down. It is a comic epic about an agnostic man who idolizes women, resists authority of all kinds, and insists that the defining feature of human beings is their fallibility. "An impressively detailed, deep look at life." "Intimate, reflective and worthy of a thoughtful read." Kirkus Reviews.
A Nice Beginning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in this book bring to life characters and settings with precise realism. Swimming or fishing in the ocean and having conversations, the people in the stories are so real that they come out of the pages. Going out on a date or staying at home, the men and women described find interesting activities that the reader will enjoy. People and places come alive in 'A Nice Beginning'.
All of Our Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
His wife's secret past and a relentless detective hinder Bruce Neumanski from establishing his innocence and rebuilding his life after her death. Inspired by a real-life mystery.
Old Friends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his do. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions. Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating breaking the law himself, unless an old, true friend steps in to help. This short story is set in Tang dynasty China.
Larks Monthly Review, April 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larks does it again by combing the April editions of Larks Fiction Magazine into one comprehensive magazine for reading on the go. In this issue; Jerry Guarino, Carl Barker, Claire Ashmead, Paul Peppers, Nanda Olney, Jessica Morrow, Jeff Poole, John Skylar, Elizabeth J. Kepsel, and Lachlan David.
The Bad Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Adolescence
David is the mysterious new foster kid. The popular boys in school want to destroy his life after he beat them at poker. Most of the town wants to send him to prison for alleged crimes. But all the girls love him for his wicked appeal and enigmatic nature, especially Irene, the beautiful blonde who already has a boyfriend.Irene is willing to give up everything to save David, even her life.
The Scribe -- Fall Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication for writers, by writers
The Deed of the Monkeys: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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?
Alberta Clipper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"Reminiscent of Bridget Jones... a single girl living in the big city pines for love, but emotional issues keep her from truly letting go, in this novel that will satisfy fans of modern day chick lit." - Publishers Weekly
Pretty Little Dead Things & Other Stories
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: 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.