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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, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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?
Chance Meetings: Stories About Cross-Cultural Karmic Collisions and Compassion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In these stories, Madhu B. Wangu draws from her Indian heritage and examines the lives of ordinary people facing challenging circumstances—cruelty, prejudiced minds, twisted family relationships, unhappy marriages. Twelve different people from different walks of life discover how one chance meeting with a stranger can change a person forever. A delicious blending of cultures delicately rendered.
Our Voice Volume 7
Price: Free! Words: 171,670. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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 » Literary collections » American / 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.
The Rebel in Autumn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Written just before the fatal shootings of four students at Kent State in Ohio, and then forgotten in a drawer for nearly 45 years, The Rebel in Autumn is now published for the first time anywhere, ready to take its place as one of the great works of American fiction from a time when words mattered.
Lonely People
Price: Free! Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories that together paint a powerful portrait of America in the second half of the Twentieth century. The first in the Portrait of America series. The people in these stories explore love, loss, and power at every age and in every kind of relationship: between parents and children, lovers, warriors, artists, and more.
Our Voice Volume 6
Price: Free! 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.
Matt and Lizzy Suicides in Warren County
Price: Free! Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This story is about the author’s maternal grandparents, Matthew and Elizabeth Robertson, two people he never knew. He never knew them because in 1918 Matthew took his life and in 1930 Elizabeth did the same thing.
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, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
"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.
Fast Luck
Price: Free! Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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In a land where alligators once dined on Wonderbread, where chickens played pianos and monkeys rode on rockets, Fast Luck once met hard luck.
End of the Road
Price: Free! Words: 92,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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
The Woman Who Never Cooked
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Categories: 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.
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 » 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.
Coffee, Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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.
The Cat that Became a Dog / Stories of Fiction and Non-fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Curl up with this fascinating mixture of fiction and non-fiction stories by novelist and cat lover, Regina Russell. You will enjoy these intriguing stories about cats, hummingbird wars, marriage troubles, meeting a love interest online, bickering in the church, love, road rage, a homeless woman and even an almost impromptu family barbeque.
Of Heaven & Earth And Everything Between
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This collection of twenty short stories covers a range of genres with subjects including a debate in heaven about the wisdom of The Creation; mistaken identity; racial bias; hospital drama; an experiment in social psychology; World War II romance and tragedy; marital infidelity and murder; a child’s experience of a bombing raid; duck hunting and fishing tales; domestic violence and vengeance;
Odalisque at the Spa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,550. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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.
Sanctified
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The people of a county in the southern Appalachian highlands have looked to Judge Jonathan Steadings to administer justice and keep the peace among the Cherokee, the Negroes, and the white folk on their mountain for more than two decades, but when a prominent member of the community commits an unspeakable evil against a young black musician, the judge cannot give the people the justice they seek.
Without You
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everywhere there is water. Nearly all these stories explore basic human characteristics - poverty, puberty, loss, hope, aging, dementia, racism, gender identity, mischievousness, love - with the ocean or a river or a pond or a beach as background. You won't like all the characters, but you'll love some, tolerate a few, and be intrigued by all.