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True Fiction: A Pseudo Autobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: Irreverent historical retellings. Section II: Relationships. Section III: Fini. True Fiction is about being a person who wants to see more clearly, get closer to the elusive truth. A person who knows we see through lenses, historical, cultural. And yet, even in fiction, truths emerge. Truths about being human (mainly a woman) and living. I to tell the
The Golden Veil
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the Sahara Desert in the year eighteen ten follow the destinies of two women who re-write the course of history. Through the magical art of love and the true cunning of anointments. But who will prevail the Husainid or the Aghlabid Dynasties?
Tilt: Monsters and Martyrs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Brutally honest prose. A modern day fable about the pulse of America.
Mateo's Map
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Price: Free! Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In the 1980s, a Tzotzil native from the Mexican highlands leaves his family to search for work in the US and finds that crossing the treacherous border leads to an unexpected friendship.
A Matter Of Opinion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The inability to embrace a philosophy of 'live and let live' had unfortunate and indeed fatal consequences.
True Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For the first time in English, new writers from Mozambique describe what love and relationships can be like in their culture. What happens to Makalanjombo, whose name means "unlucky in love"?
Native American Herbal Remedies
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
Missing Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Sophia Cruz was an average 17-year-old girl from Mission Valley, until the day she had a knife put to her stomach and fear inserted into her heart. Some may have called it stupidity. She called it a necessary sacrifice. This is Sophia's story. She wants you to know who she was before that day. Before she became just another missing girl. . . Missing Girl is a short novella.
Children From Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
The Birds Colony
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Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘The Birds Colony’ is a metaphorically presented account of years spent in service to a believed-to-be enlightened guru. It is about cult mentality, corruption, bullying, sex and misuse of donated funds all in the name of declared spirituality & charity. This story is a must read for all those who want to get involved in any ashram, or are considering contributing substantial funds to its charity.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,970. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Il mio primo libro.
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You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / Italian
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
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Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
GIT: Selfie
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Series: GITT, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Have you been taking pictures of yourself in the bathroom again? If so, don't let Mr. Git catch you or else he will give you a stern lecture. Both girls and boys worry about the way they look, which is okay, but when does it go too far? Mr. Git gives you his unique outlook on the situation and chucks a bit of humour in for good measure. Can you handle Mr. Git?
Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.
Fubar
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You set the price! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A book about living, working and drinking in America – illegally.
City Stories
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Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
Entrevidas
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Price: Free! Words: 10,920. Language: Spanish. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Entrevidas, narra una historia de supervivicenia en la Lima actual, contada a través de una empleada del hogar y la llegada de una joven, que huye de la sierra para refugiarse en la ciudad.
One Night, Nine Months, and Thirty-Three Years Later
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Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Everybody has a secret to tell. But if someone else’s secret unfolds before another’s eyes, what is one to do?
A Sunday Market Seller
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.