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Of Heaven & Earth And Everything Between
By Michael E. Sedgwick
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: 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
By Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,550. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: 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.
The Old Weird South
By Tim Westover
Price: Free! Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This collection of twenty four new stories explores the supernatural side of the American South. Stretching from the Civil War to the present day, these stories visit mysterious bingo parlors and meet devils at the crossroads; they see battles in Florida’s citrus orchards and explore haunted bed & breakfasts.
Sanctified
By Joseph Edwards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Whining Mill
By David Schoen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Veterinarian Mark Canis has a special gift that makes him one of the best at what he does... But the gift has a price - and that price is about to go way up. Can Mark make it all work out when his world is ripped apart? Ask the dogs. If you are like Mark, they will answer you. Fast-paced and exciting, The Whining Mill offers a glimpse into the human condition from a new perspective. And dogs.
Without You
By Elizabeth Morris
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: 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.
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.
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.
Watching Oksana and Other Stories
By Emily Meier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Written in luminous, prose, Watching Oksana and Other Stories offers a gamut of places and characters whose stories are humorous, exciting, revelatory, and heartbreaking.
In the Land of the Dinosaur: Ten Stories and a Novella
By Emily Meier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The stories of In the Land of the Dinosaur, with their their powerful landscape and their lonely, vivid, and aggressive characters, create a turbulent and moving back story to the Wisconsin of today’s news.
The Chicken Yard
By Roger Greider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: 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
By Adam Wasserman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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.