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Decatur Clary, a literary sampler
Price: Free! Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
'Decatur Clary - a Literary Sampler' is four free Decatur Clary stories designed to titillate the palate while introducing you to the style and stories of Decatur Clary. 'The Agreement' and 'The Calling' are excerpts from Decatur's novel '7 Crows a Secret'. 'Willa and Buddy' open the novel 'Lady Lu' and 'Grandpa's Shortcut' is a new short story homage to Decatur's grandfather.
A Baker’s Dozen Stories and One Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a genuine pastiche of stories, a veritable salade niçoise of peeks into human nature, with a timeline stretching from the ancient to the next minute, exploring love, lust, the pain of dilemmas that have no proper option, betrayal, new friendships and baddies getting their comeuppance. Oh yes, and a big bonus at the end.
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.
A Story Within, Too: The Collected Short Stories and Novellas of Jason Wallace, Volume 2
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,200. 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!
Trapped Inside of My Head
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
11 short stories from my twisted mind. All of them are my own strange ideas and span a variety of genres: the strangest of macabre, dealings with the afterlife, the torment of unrequited love, revolution against imperial might, strange humor, and more. Don't let me be all alone in my madness. Please share it with me.
Lux: Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This compilation of short stories and art pieces was created by the Literary Journal Club from John C. Kimball High School. Besides including works from members of the club, it also features winning pieces from monthly writing contests held at the school.
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: $4.99 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.
BQE Stories
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
There’s a little something for everyone here: drama, parables, humor, fables and more. From the forests of northern New Mexico to the rice paddies of Vietnam, the shore of Galilee to the Philippine Islands, from a child’s birth to death under fire, this collection of One Minute stories ranges across the globe and human experience.
Skyline 2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Skyline 2015, the second 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 for its own context and merits.
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. 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.
Even a Street Dog
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Beneath the Las Vegas that America sees on the Travel Channel— nightclubs, famous chefs, rambunctious gambling, celebrities at play—there’s an older, stranger, harder city. These are Las Vegas stories told from the street level, by a narrator who could only have been created by a first-rate author—one of the city’s most-beloved newspapermen, John L. Smith.
Your Impossible Voice #5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The fall issue of Your Impossible Voice is here with incredible new work from Aaron Shurin, Eugene Lim, Kathleen Jesme, Mary Carroll-Hackett, Fernando Vallejo (translated by Laia García Sánchez and Robert Jackson), Kyle Hemmings, Daniel J. Pizappi, and more.
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.