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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: $2.00 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: $0.99 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
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.
Off Somewhere
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Off Somewhere, Z.Z. Boone's debut story collection, is populated by characters who seek recognition and empowerment in a world that has suddenly become baffling. The characters are, for the most part, ordinary people driven to exceptional actions.
A Collection of Short Contemporary Stories (About people just like you)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A skydive gone wrong, a nursing home love affair, a test-driver road-geek, a floral designer under great stress, a flea market vendor running out of time, a little girl who knows who she should go live with, the next pandemic, the trials of a young Red Squirrel, a murdered boss who nobody liked, and a trip into battle by seven young mercenary wannabes. Thirteen stories about people today.
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.
Balzac in Brazil
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by My 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
Series: Portrait of America. Price: $8.99 USD. 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. 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: $0.99 USD. 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.
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.

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