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Chance Meetings: Stories About Cross-Cultural Karmic Collisions and Compassion
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,480. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 171,670. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Category: 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.
Balzac in Brazil
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by The Seashell Books. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: 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.
The Back Page
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 74,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: 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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: 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
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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. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 92,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: 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.
Short Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A short story collection concerning the paranormal and horror.