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The Paper Pauper on a Whistle Perch
Price: Free! Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A compelling, moving, life-or-death story about thee survival of American democracy and Christian morality. A Paper Pauper on the Whistle Perch is a heart-rending sensitive, moving story of fear and danger, pain and struggle, futility and immorality in American democracy, which, like all other democracies throughout history, is destroying itself.
By the Wayside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Marvelous. Honest. Generous. From the first story to the last, "By the Wayside" catches your attention and demands that you give into its every whirl. Each character unfolds with a precision that will have you wondering how Parrish managed to create such real-to-the-bones people within a world that captivates you with ease.
The Writings of A Curious Mind: A Collection of Essays, Memoirs, and Short Stories
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,390. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In essay form, the author uses the rational dimension of his curiosity to explore controversial social, political, and economic issues. In memoir and short stories forms, he uses the emotional dimension of his curiosity to explore the lives of people caught up in the circumstances of life.
Odd ends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection folktales, fantasy, poems, science fiction, fiction, short stories, novella, personal narrative and and few grandpa stories told my grandson.
The Games You Cannot Win
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Roll the dice, pick a card, tell a lie, hide the truth. Whatever the move, it's all just part of the game. Follow the lives of four very different characters who are all trapped in an insidious game. Each story delves into the intricate web of misaligned motives and obscured half-truths.
A-Sides
Price: Free! Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
From Lost loves to Buckets O'Gore, "A-Sides" has it all. Eighteen stories featuring Ghosts, paranormal children, Spontaneous Human Combustion, lawyers, werewolves, aliens, conspiracy theories, pagan idols, romance, evil bankers, weird sisters, forbidden archaeology, and more!
The Journal of Admiral Wade And Other Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Strange dim light, shifts in time, in perspective. Can we experience past lives? How do we survive the inexorably slow loss of love? Why do epiphanies slip up on us? What quirks of the universe drive us to the thoughts and deeds that ultimately define our lives? Campbell’s lyrical short stories explore pivotal moments, realizations, and inevitable conclusions in lives of unexpected dimension.
Sure Things & Last Chances
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In Sure Things & Last Chances, Lou Gaglia's characters tip love rivals into lakes, try private eye work, and go to war with ants. They are dangled over decks and kicked by horses. They revisit their younger selves and ponder love and death and beauty. In between, a straw man joins the fire department, a petulant editor rejects classics, and a man is lost in the woods, despite his great height.
Haunted Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A compelling love story and family saga from Great Depression through WWII to present. Star crossed lovers met as children, but adversity follows them until they became obsessed with finding salvation. When Fate intervenes and Lennie and Dean reconnect, their identities are blurred. Have they found each other, or are their respective but deceased grandparents at long last together?
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: $4.00 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: $2.99 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?
Skyline 2016
Series: Skyline. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Skyline 2016, the third in a series of annual publisher’s anthologies produced by Cyberworld Publishing, showcases the prose and poetry talents of Central Virginia writers. There is no overarching theme for the works in this anthology, so each can be discovered and appreciated on its own context and merits. Over half of the works found here are works that won or placed in various state contests.
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.
Newspaper Gypsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The career of a newspaper journalist told as a series of short stories, each more fascinating than the one before. This saga of a reporter’s career is real enough to be true. A roman à clef? A memoir? Never mind, just let former newspaper gypsy Bill Burkett tell you his stories.
The Olio Folio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Some pieces of Olio Folio are fiction; others a combination of fiction and fact; some are actual fact. Some of the fiction is more believable than my factual stories. Some of the factual stories sound like fiction. Not my fault! I’ll let you try to figure it out. As they say: “Any resemblance of these characters to actual people, living or dead, is purely coincidental.” Or is it?
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.
In the Waters of Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jane Eliot has been haunted by a gloomy dream all her life. While she is relaxed on an island in the brilliance of autumn, the dream grows bold, invading her consciousness when she is wide awake. She sees snippets of life through the eyes of 19th-century Elizabeth, a wealthy and beautiful mother of five drawn to teaching at a grim workhouse by its new master.

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