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Book 4 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This serious short story is set in South Africa during the 1950-1960s and traces the effect that the influx control laws had on the families of migrant workers.
Book 3 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This short story poses the question: where does one draw the boundary between a husband’s infidelity and a polygamous marriage in traditional African society?
Book 2 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
This story is set about forty years ago at the time when laws were passed forbidding mixed marriages and sex across the colour bar. The main character in the story is faced with a moral dilemma: whether to co-operate with the authorities and betray his respected mentor for breaking the law, or whether to sacrifice a friend in order to protect his mentor.
Book 1 - Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Johannesburg, the city of gold! The streets, so it was thought, were literally paved with gold. Millions of migrants flocked to the city every year looking for work. This story, set in the 1960s, follows the fortunes of a migrant worker at a time when influx control caused untold hardships for many.
Президента больше нет
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: Russian. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Научно-фантастическая повесть
A Woman's Day
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A woman’s Day is never done they say… Especially women… Women have that eerie ability of living many lives in one… which would akin them to cats… and accounts for yet another reason why I know them so well… A collection of stories to pay tribute to their endeavours…
The Woman with the Diamond Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Discover the side of Jamaica you've never seen before... The son of a white plantation owner befriends a slave girl, an ex-slave struggles with the challenges of emancipation, a poor girl from the country has to fight off the sexual advances of her employer, ... This is the fascinating story of the woman with the diamond heart - Jamaica, land of love.
Three of a Kind: Tales of Luck, Chance & Misfortune
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Price: Free! Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
~The Coin Collector~ The strange father of the hot girl across the street from Trent's house is suspected to be behind the rash of missing children. ~Lucky Strike~ Chance has never been lucky, but her fate may change in A.C. when someone from her past appears. ~Leprechaun~ Noah Graham wants a divorce but doesn't want to give her half. A strange man in a bar offers him a solution, for a price.
Red Moon Over Manhattan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Red Moon Over Manhattan is a redemptive novel about a psychologist, who, through counseling teen murderers and grappling with a heart-wrenching divorce, is sent on a humbling journey of self-discovery. The doctor finds himself involved with two very troubled teens, both on the edge of horrible violence, and is eventually implicated in what the media came to dub the "Baby-Faced Butchers" case
The Woman Who Never Cooked
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The American adult woman is featured in this debut collection of stories about love, adultery, marriage, passion, death, and family.
Heard It on the Grapevine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This volume comprises two collections of short stories. The theme of the first is: love, jealousy, revenge and murder. The second is set in the corporate environment. Some of the stories are satires of corporate life, such as learning the Corporate Smile, an indispensable weapon for the ambitious. Most of the stories are humorous, although you might find yourself laughing through gritted teeth.
The Other Side of Dead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
An eclectic array of short stories ranging from a ghost who helps solve her own murder, to a woman who finds the perfect relationship after losing a shoe down a man hole cover.
De las celebraciones, poemario por José Luis Colín
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
Poemas celebrando la amistad y los desencuentros por el poeta mexicano José Luis Colín. Prólogo de Carlos Montemayor. Textos dedicados a Juan Cervera, Jesús Luis Benítez, Xorge del Campo, Joaquín Gutiérrez Niño y otros personajes latinoamericanos de las letras.
Thief And Other Love Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Singing, dancing, murder and magic, the theft of a painting, a short trip to hell and a despondent green monster. Eight short stories by the author of the non-fiction book Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge and the novels Stealing The Marbles and Meter Maids Eat Their Young.
No Safety Bars and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
From “The Fountain of Youth, to “The Pool of Happiness” to even the lessons learned on an old carnival roller coaster in “No Safety Bars” Shell delves into the “whys and what-ifs” of our inner emotions in this collection of short stories. Each page poses questions to the heart and mind.
Gauche the Cellist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
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Another gem from the Japanese maestro of storytelling Kenji Miyazawa. Gauche plays the cello in the town orchestra, but he needs to do a lot better if he wants to keep his place. He realizes he is going to have to practice every spare moment if he is going to improve in time for the big concert. But will that be enough? Just when he is getting into his rhythm a visitor drops in - and then another.
The Lady from Mt. Tamborine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
“Jerome sounded another few short barks, which translated to something like: “Look, I’ve got a packet of biscuits I didn’t declare – please don’t make a big issue out of this”. The dog, puzzled, looked at his uniformed lady, who was taken equally by surprise, and said:”What’s going on here, sir? What do you think you are doing – why are you barking at the dog!” Find more stories here!
Vi tiravamo sassi
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Price: Free! Words: 36,820. Language: Italian. Published: February 19, 2013 by smith&laforgue indipendent press. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Morilles, cittadina di provincia. La storia di El e quella di un gruppo di amici impegnati nella lotta per non perdere il posto di lavoro; la storia di un amore a distanza, di un amore distante e di una distanza dall’amore.
Nothing Private
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When I started sanding on that old dilapidated wooden boat I'd just purchased, I had no Idea how wrapped up I become with the words penciled into that old journal. I'd found the journal beneath the side seat. Every sanding of Mahogany and every turn of wrench that made me want to apply another layer of paint to that beautiful June heap in my barn had me wondering... Who the heck is private Henny?
Travelling Time Plains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a poetry collection that scans many different topics: love, nature, travel, inspiration, history and general.