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Spirit Of Gettysburg
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 138,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Washington, D.C. Psychic Maureen McAlister flees a contemporary, shattered life into the ghostly arms of Major Clayton Fontaine Douglas, her former Confederate husband. He’s dying again because of her. She must try to save him…again. How? Time travel back to their U.S. Civil War lifetime together, persuade him to avoid Pickett’s Charge and prevent his death. Fail and he’s doomed to perdition.
Midnight at Spanish Gardens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Urban
On the eve of the end of the world, 20 December 2012, five friends meet in Spanish Gardens, the cafe where they had celebrated their college graduation twenty years before. Over Irish coffees, they reminisce—and reveal long-held and disturbing secrets. Each friend is given a curious set of instructions by an enigmatic bartender named Ariel, pass through a portal and faced with new lives.
I Heard A Fish Cry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In this collection of lovingly-crafted stories, I Heard a Fish Cry, Carolyn Light Bell portrays animals as witness, alter ego, adversary, and foil to illuminate human fallibility. These satirical, often playful, stories leave us questioning our own intelligence.
The Uprooted and Other Stories
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 117,920. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Michael Washburn’s tales about the theme of "uprooted-ness" are reflections of our fractured world. They depict the adventures and trials of people unsure of their place in the world and desperate for a sense of belonging. Here are consistently surprising stories of incomparable power
Ten Stories to Manhood: Short Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
An utterly charming and thoughtful meditation on the transition of a protagonist from youth to adulthood.
A Box of Dreams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A thought-provoking collection of flashes and longer stories: poignant, strange, humorous and humane. A Box of Dreams should be opened by all.
Dumpsters
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Homeless, addicted, and helpless describes different characters who are struggling with hopelessness in Dumpsters. The eighteen short stories in this collection pinpoint a decisive moment in each person's life. The reader is introduced to a world of alcohol and drug addiction. In addition, the reader will meet counselors who display poor ethical choices. Murder, violence, and selfishness abide.
Between the Winds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Ethan is in a café on the zócalo in Oaxaca. His waitress, Dina, claims she was with her grandfather in 1996 bidding Ethan farewell in the bus station. He remembers her and agrees to visit her the following day in a nearby Mitla, even as he knows that young Dina died in 1996 crossing illegally into Texas with her grandfather.
Dysphoric Notions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A bartender, a loose lawyer, a bookstore owner, a drought crusader, and a traveling chef grace the streets of Dysphoric Denver in this novel of latent self-realization and loss.
Things I Pray I Never Forget
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Things I Pray I Never Forget draws the reader in as it explores the complexity of life through a variety of characters and the situations and relationships that define them. Work, death, family, religion, illness, addiction, and Mother Nature all play their part in shaping the lives and choices of the characters within this collection.
The La Verne Writers' Group 2018 Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The 2018 LVWG Anthology offers something for everybody: humor, grit, warmth, action and adventure, poetry, YA, children’s stories, and somethings that we don’t quite know what they are.
River City Ebb & Flow: Dr. Jas. O’Phelan’s Stories from the Wicker Basket under this Fragile Balloon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 by Canopic Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
For the characters that live in River City Ebb & Flow: Dr. Jas. O’Phelan’s Stories from the Wicker Basket under this Fragile Balloon, human follies are only pertinent in context of redemption—or to the lack thereof. In many ways this little collection of short stories just may identify Jim Biedenharn as one of the last genuine voices of Southern Literature.
Nothing But the Weather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Wake up in a storm. Row down a flooded alley of people looking for their way home." Nothing but the Weather" wades through the water, both clean and dirty, digging up life without cleaning it off first.
This Endless Road
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
THIS ENDLESS ROAD is Michael Overa's second short story collection published by Unsolicited Press.
The Short Stories of Steven Arnett
Price: Free! Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This introduction to the writings of novelist Steven Arnett provides a good illustration of its flavor and diversity. It includes several stories that fall into the thriller/suspense genre, and many others as well. Besides this collection, Mr. Arnett is the author of four novels: Winners and Losers, Death on Lake Michigan, The Labyrinth, and The Summer of Robert Byron.
Infinite Ending: 10 Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
From a mysteriously life-changing and erotic coffee shop in Austin, Texas to college baseball diamonds in upstate New York, these tales transport the reader into lush fictional landscapes where compelling characters are thrown into wild and fun predicaments.
About Love, A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Tired of the same old love stories, of boy meets girl in a mixed-up world? Carly Compass, strives to give her readers, originality, in stunning, thought provoking short stories. About Love, is a collection of stories, and poetry that examines all facets of love.
The Phases of Harry Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Coming of age
Harry Moon romps through time right into your heart in this baroque and bawdy, delicious and daring, sexy and sinful contemporary-historical novel. The Phases of Harry Moon is violent and tender, inspired and earthy, and Harry himself is one of the most endearing, mad, and moving characters of fiction in the last decade. Harry Moon is a hero for everyone, and his world is our world.
Conclave Spring 2017: Voices from the Edge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Babylon Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this issue, Conclave celebrates “Voices from the Edge,” the writers whose work is not easily categorized or pigeonholed. This issue disregards genre and marketplace and instead focuses on originality and insight, artists fearlessly creating work of the highest caliber. This, then, is the No Fear issue of Conclave, the no-holds-barred highway whose only toll is vision and talent.
The Stray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Can a near-fatal cycling accident save Dare Jordan from himself? One November morning in rural Southern Point, Virginia, an out-of-control van slams into Dare Jordan's custom road bike. The crushing impact lands the OCD accountant at the foot of a ditch—and at the feet of six-year-old Hoagy Butler and his Bassett hound, Lila.

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