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White Hearts
Price: Free! Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Screenplays » Romance
Joseph Carpenter isn't immortal, even though he's had many lives since his first birth over two thousand years ago. He's beginning to remember who he really is and why he has survived so long. Now he's on the run from a doctor who will dissect not only his body but also that of his only daughter to discover their secret. Christine is the first White Heart with the ability to heal any injury. Time
Soldier Boys: Tales of the Civil War
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Philosophical author Jack Matthews takes snapshots of Civil War soldiers as they cheat death and mess around between battles. Without dwelling on the war's tragic dimension, these old-fashioned (and historically accurate) yarns are infused with irony and a youthful sense of adventure. They also ask you to ponder the human condition as people of that time might have done.
Our Voice 8
Price: Free! Words: 278,210. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 8 of student produced writing from grades K-12 in the Twin Lakes School District of Monticello, Indiana. This edition covers 212 writers from Spring and Fall 2015. Fully 12% of our entire K-12 student body participated in this edition. All proceeds towards publishing a physical version of the book.
Magnifying Glass and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,710. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Seann McCollum is a poet and painter living in Portland, Ore. His short stories ask the questions: Why does Amber take zombies so literally? Is the outside-in world possible? What do those battery-operated animals get up to at night when no one's watching? Is it possible that the Smurfs really exist, and can their adventures teach us lessons about how we should be living?
A Collection of Short Contemporary Stories (About people just like you)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A skydive gone wrong, a nursing home love affair, a test-driver road-geek, a floral designer under great stress, a flea market vendor running out of time, a little girl who knows who she should go live with, the next pandemic, the trials of a young Red Squirrel, a murdered boss who nobody liked, and a trip into battle by seven young mercenary wannabes. Thirteen stories about people today.
The Spare Husband and Other Stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Some quirky, some straitlaced, these stories probe the vagaries of human nature, although not all the characters are human. There’s a maturing teenager, a humble hummus merchant of long ago, a girl intent on becoming a woman, but there’s also a skittish hare, an outspoken poodle and even a quartet of ghosts. Fears are quieted and dilemmas dissolved or ignored at peril: light reading with clout.
Jahuay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 28, 2015 by Editorial Casa de Cartón. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un guitarrista vasco, una mesera colombiana, un sacerdote peruano y un barman, se encuentran en Jahuay, viejo restaurante enclavado en Chincha, un lugar ubicado en la costa del Pacífico sur. Todos ellos huyen tratando de encontrar ese pequeño espacio donde la paz logre dibujar un mundo mejor, un paraíso, aunque esté muerto.
Our Voice Volume 7
Price: Free! Words: 171,670. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 7 of student produced writing from grades K-12 in the Twin Lakes School District of Monticello, Indiana. See the progression of our kids' abilities and interests as they grow. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund for student writers or towards publishing a physical version of the book.
Our Voice Volume 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Our Voice is a student written and edited ebook produced by the students of Twin Lakes School Corporation in Monticello, Indiana. It is a crosscurriculur, inclusive writing project that seeks to raise interest in creative writing amongst K-12 students in our district.
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Volume 2
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Essay » Literature
"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac McCarthy, "No Country for Old Men" In the second volume of Precipice, twenty-four authors from the Write on Edge community explore the concept of luck in twenty-six pieces of poetry, short fiction, and memoir.
End of the Road
Price: Free! Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Roads end. They begin somewhere, too. In between, all manner of things happen: friendship, betrayal, horror and maybe even joy. For some, the End of the Road brings love and happiness, for others agony and suffering, and for a precious few, sorrow may lead to something revelatory. The potholes and pitfalls found in this anthology are many, but for every character, there is an end of the road.
Red Moon Over Manhattan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: 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
No Safety Bars and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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.
Coffee, Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A simple coffee – a morning routine by an unassuming worker seeking solitude in a busy coffee shop that has indispensable effect on the lives of those impacted. Gerry Sees a rat ... -- a fun look at the conflict between man and beast. These are just a few of the short stories for you to enjoy in Coffee, Black.
Odalisque at the Spa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,550. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Two billionaire friends meet at Brenners Park Hotel and Spa in Baden-Baden, Germany, seeking to become acolytes of a clandestine organization of women, the Odalisques, who, for a one million dollar fee, will accept chosen men to initiate into the hidden secrets of ecstatic lovemaking. A phone call from an elusive Odalisque promises the men that their lives are about to change dramatically.
The Chicken Yard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Billy’s Parents; early airplanes; marriage; California trip; jobs and motorcycle. Billy growing up in Oklahoma: Rooster encounter; school bands; Pine St. and violin lessons; cars; soapbox Derby; Maple ridge house. Infantry training, combat, promotions, furlough and meeting Joy. Bill’s cars; college; marriage mistakes; teaching; marrying Joy; unexpected success.
Ms. Wellington's Oak Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The death of the gods; life in a conservative, American family; the Earth in an age when corporations have taken over; a stoner coming back from yet another trip to Amsterdam; a rebellious youth traveling through Italy during the Renaissance; likely love in an unlikely setting; psychotic daydreams; a fat man stuck in his neighbor's window; and the dark side of living in a Freemocracy.

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