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Northwoods Forest Mystery
By Karin Ficke Cook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Here it is - the first novel I wrote in 2003! And now it's available in eBook format! This is a family oriented (age 16 and up), faith-based mystery set in 1885 and 2005 which tells the story of a man unjustly convicted of a crime and the family and friends who help to rectify it 120 years later. And it is also a love story of great sadness, new joy and hope for the future.
Disabilities
By Robert Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Some of us are limited, not by our disabilities, but our abilities. Most of us overcome limitations, while others fail to grow. This novella explores the lives of four characters as they struggle to overcome their unique disabilities -- only one of which is physical.
Leaves: Collected Poems
By Peter Jacoby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is the first digital publication of of some of Mr. Jacoby's finest poetic work. Mr. Jacoby is (mostly) of the Modernist School, and uses poetry to examine the little and often overlooked things in life . . . and in people. His work, then, gives us a sometimes unique view into our world, and especially into ourselves.
Branches - Three Stories About Family
By Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
Life: As Fragile As Dust
By Paul Worthington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Life: As Fragile As Dust (Book One of the Life Series), is twelve short stories of people living on life’s ragged edge until the harsh winds come – and in a pfft, life changes.
O. Henry Classics
By Sagarika Publication
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 251,310. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The quite 600 stories written by O. Henry provided a humiliation of riches for the compilers of this volume. the ultimate choice of the seventy stories during this assortment offers forthe reader's delight those tales honored nearly unanimously by anthologists and people that represent, in selection and balance, the most effective work of America's favorite storyteller.
After the Fog
By Kathleen Shoop
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
The Clam Trees
By Bob Aubin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The young physician from Boston knew that his father was not dead. Even as a boy growing up in Yakima, he knew. And with this empty feeling, this uncertainty within, he finally searches out the old man and finds the retired professor living quietly on Cape Cod near the summer cottage in which he was conceived--not far from the Clam Trees in Rock Harbor.
Ether Frolics, A Collection of Short Stories
By David Heyman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You'll enjoy having a huge laugh reading the plot contrivances of this set of stories called “Ether Frolics.” But they all stem from some kernel of truth I have witnessed in a career of many generations. “ObamaCare” was upheld by The Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. I think this upholds a prophecy I made in one story, “Mary Smith's Little Problem,” a story I wrote in the 1960s.
The Sand Hill Review 2012
By Marty Sorensen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary fiction and poety, with art.
Earth and Air: Stories
By Tara McTiernan
Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
Quick Reads: The Gardener
By Ed Rehkopf
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A new and unusual gardener brings more than a summer's cornucopia to the Richter estate.
Quick Reads: Little Hattie Sleeps
By Ed Rehkopf
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
An unexpected loss devastates a late 19th Century family.
Helios
By Che Parker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Helios is a collection of short stories by author Che Parker.
The Swing: A Paranormal Mini Story
By Rome
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Sometimes the past is best left the way it is and if William Smithfield can tell you that, he will but when he submits to the lover of his long forgotten past, Smithfield realizes that sometimes the deals long gone sour are best left in the family room locker...forever. The Swing: A Paranormal Mini Story promises mystery, some romance and mostly satirical humor.
When Morning Comes (Part of the Paranormal Series)
By Rome
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
When Morning Comes discusses human relationships from the perspectives of the main protagonist of the story, the old woman, who finds the detachment of her daughters, distressful. There is intensity and feeling as the old woman yearns desperately for the love of her family, but finally decides to leave matters the way they are when she is cajoled by Death to explore the realm of the other world.
The Scribe
By T.W. Fendley
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication for writers, by writers
Bayou Blues and Other Sorrows
By Teri Heyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Bayou Blues and Other Sorrows" is a collection of eight short stories and eight poems touching on issues that all may face at one time or another, from lost love to life changing crossroads to moments of pure happiness.
The Missing Link Journal Issue 1: Place
By Charles Spock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Missing Link Journal is a journal dedicated to providing its readers with diverse non-fiction, fiction, poetry, graphic essays, artwork and photography. Our goal is to highlight beautiful and honest art, writing and photography that describes our connections to each other and the natural world.
Poies: A New Beginning
By Paul Worthington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
What are Poies? They are vignettes that aren't quite poems, not quite stories, but a combination of the two. Even though they are short, they'll impact you in ways much deeper than you can imagine. So enjoy!