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Expiration Date & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
Stan by Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
News from Dead Mule Swamp
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Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
News from Dead Mule Swamp is a cozy mystery set in the upper Midwest. Anastasia Raven is running from the pain of a failed marriage, and hopes to hide from the world in an old farmhouse she has purchased at the edge of Dead Mule Swamp. When she finds a hundred-year-old newspaper inside a wall, why is it stolen before she can even read it? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #1)
Snow Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
“Snow Stories” is a book about snow shoveling talk. The type of conversation one might have with the neighbor after last night’s snowstorm. It takes place in a region that is bitter, bitter cold with tons of snow; Minnesota. Now, meet Joe and Mike, and listen in on these two regular guys as they talk to one another while doing what needs to be done, in their case, shoveling snow.
Blackout
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Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Download, Blackout, a chapbook of stories about the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave. This e-book includes three full-length short stories and three flash fictions related to that historic event. That heat wave set a precedent for large urban areas and how they handle heat-related disasters, a growing phenomenon as global warming increases.
Silent Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Deb has control of her life; she is dating, her business is flourishing, she has started over with her daughter Christina. It all changes in one day when she learns that she may have breast cancer and that Gary is back. Silent Night is Deb's story, a story filled with suspense, romance and hope. This is the third novel in MH Gerber's Yellow River series.
The Apple Sniper: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
This short story by award-winning writer Eric M. Witchey explores the relationship between the village and the aspiring warrior. It is one of a dozen or so short stories the author affectionately calls "The Neighborhood Stories" because of their loose relationship to the neighborhood in which he was raised.
According to [[You]] We’re {Definable}
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Zoe is surrounded by pom-pom waiving friends and guys who value bodies more than brains. Rather than being the one that makes sense, she feels like the crazy one. Zoe finds herself with an irrational crush while trying to help a friend. Her calm demeanor is shaken as her emotions are brutalized, and her take charge personality must be reigned in to save a friend from herself. Some scars change us.
Diamond Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,020. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
After catching her no good cheat'n rat bastard ex-fiancé in bed with her best friend, Rowan Belmont leaves the mills and factories of the Midwest to move nearer her sister in San Francisco. After being robbed in Kansas City, she loses the money to complete her journey and she tries to pawn her engagement ring, only to find out that it‘s fake.
Barely Legal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Meredith Evans is risking her position in the Cook County Public Defender’s office by paying off her student loans as Misty, an exotic dancer at a south side strip club. When Admiral Evans discovers his daughter’s dirty little secret, he calls in a favor from Assistant D.A. Paul Kaplan-get his little girl off the stage. This may be the best assignment Kaplan has had in years.