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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: 116,010. 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.
A Story Within, Too: The Collected Short Stories and Novellas of Jason Wallace, Volume 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,070. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is everything since the first volume, all of my new short stories and novellas, plus a short novel. Get everything from fantasy to horror to strange humor and more. Find out why my mind is so twisted up and mismanaged. I have too much running inside to ever stop. Get stories of murder, intrigue, mystery, an epic quest, real stories of the unexplained paranormal and much more!
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?
Chance Meetings: Stories About Cross-Cultural Karmic Collisions and Compassion
Price: $0.99 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 » 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.
Balzac in Brazil
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by The Seashell Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Historical » General
In post-revolutionary France of the early 1830’s, the elite combats dissent and opposition through a network of censors, and unofficial deputies. As modes of surveillance, the police also set up businesses, including brothels, publishers and cabarets, enterprises that affect not only the targeted population but entertainers, actors and authors, among them Honore Balzac and Henri Beyle.
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 » Literary collections » American / General
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.
The Back Page
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Meet a single dad, hapless news editor on the side, as he sits back and watches the newspaper industry decline into trashy tabloidism, while his own life descends into the same inky soup.
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.
Tall Tales and Short Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Some short-story anthologies celebrate like-themed work. Tall Tales and Short Stories instead celebrates the variety of form and diversity of content of short stories and short nonfiction work. This anthology not only contains many entertaining stories from some of today's best authors, such as Bob Koch's award-winning The Memorial, but also includes several touching autobiographical works.
The List
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The twenty-seven stories that constitute The List range over a broad swath of human dilemmas, catching the critical moment in a person's life when that life is jolted into change and is altered irrevocably.
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, 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.
Fast Luck
Price: Free! Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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In a land of alligators dining on Wonderbread, of chickens playing pianos and monkeys riding their 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 » 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
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.