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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Indian Summer And Other Stories by Fred Bubbers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of contemporary short stories by Fred Bubbers. This lyrical collection is filled with stories of missed opportunities and heart-breaking losses. Interweaving historical events and recognizable places, these stories illuminate the passions of those who find themselves trapped by circumstances of their own choosing as well as those forced upon them.
Solomon's Magpie by Robert Crompton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With Solomon's Magpie Robert Crompton returns to his favourite haunts in Cheshire to disentangle a story told by Solomon Whitaker, boatman, basket-maker and brewer. Solomon heard the tale from his mother and he went to the trouble of learning to read and write so that he could set it down.
The Trial of Frankenstein by Walt Edinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Screenplays » Crime
The reader sits in the jury box and is asked to examine the question: Should there be limits to scientific inquiry? Whether it is cloning, genetic research or crossing species to create new life, who decides whether we should go down this path? In a modern context, the author puts Shelly's Frankenstein on trial. But this is also a trial of Science itself.
The Last Tiger by Barbara Jaques
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: British English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Environmentalist Felix and his young granddaughter Bee witness the kidnapping of 10 year-old Tuan, sole survivor of an indigenous tribe wiped out by disease. The Last Tiger follows Tuan and Bee as they grow up together in England under the harsh spotlight of celebrity. A compelling story of love and friendship in all its guises, of difference and acceptance, of betrayal and forgiveness.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories by Frances Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
Do You Like Oranges? by Kevin Doyle
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
The Summer of the Frogs by Tressa Green
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
Attacked and nearly killed by a creature from another realm, Claire's senses are opened to the kaleidoscope world beyond the visible. As she struggles to overcome the chaos, she's diagnosed as psychotic and ostracized by nearly everyone, except two: the awkward young man from the clinic whose sparkling eyes she can't seem to forget and the mysterious, shadowy man sent to kill her.
The Illegal and the Refugee-An American Love Story by Ian Tremblay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ILLEGAL AND THE REFUGEE – An American Love Story is the story of an illegal Mexican immigrant and a Cuban refugee, and of the dangerous journeys they undertake to reach the United States in the hope of finding a missing loved one and the dream of a better life.
Good Night, Jerk Face by Scott Semegran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Seff is a 15-year-old boy living in San Antonio, Texas who dreams of getting a 1980 Mazda RX-7 for his sixteenth birthday. When he learns that his parents refuse to give him one, he finds a job at a nearby Greek restaurant to earn money to buy his RX-7. He forms a bond with the owner of the restaurant and discovers what is really important when getting his dream car. A novelette by Scott Semegran.
Swap by Jeannie van Rompaey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
On holiday on the Costa del Sol, Spain, Kate and Jonathan, serous-minded academics from Cambridge, strike up an unlikely friendship with a charismatic Swedish couple. From the moment they meet, they embark on a trail of pleasure that is both exciting and dangerous. Will this change in their behaviour have a permanent effect on the English couple's already faltering relationship?
Glass by Kate Kort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Menashe Everett is a tormented man. He’s ruled by depression and addiction. He’s haunted by his past. At 37, he barely holds onto his job and lives in a haze of blurred reality. But to many in his life, he’s their only hope. Set in Cleveland in the late 1980s, Glass tests traditional ideas of interpersonal responsibility and what it means to struggle with mental illness.
Mississippi Pearl by Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this award winning short story, Kelly Holmsted finds a huge Mississippi pearl. Refusing to sell it, she keeps it with her at all times until she loses it during a traumatic incident that she refuses to talk about. Years later at a family get together, she decides to finally reveal the secret behind the loss of her pearl, as well as sole the problem of her abusive husband. But at what cost?
Morningwood by Scott Semegran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When a strange old man slowly shuffles in front of a suburban house, the quiet neighborhood is turned upside down. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Racconti dalla Galassia Madre by Maria Pellegrini
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cinque lunghi viaggi in una parte misteriosa e inusuale dell'universo. Lì conoscerai belligeranti plutonidei, indomabili ribelli che combattono contro un disturbante potere di controllo mentale, e non da ultimo mercanti di cervello. Lungo la via incontrerai anche strane creature ingegnerizzate che svolgono un inconsapevole ruolo nella vita e da ultimo coraggiosi esploratori galattici.
Cambiamento di Stato Prima Fase by Lavirrealista
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: Italian. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ambientato in un futuro di mondi virtuali e robotici questa prima parte di due racconta la storia di un gruppo di scienziati che per caso fanno un'incredibile scoperta riguardo l'origine della vita sulla terra. Ma devono fuggire dal potere di controllo mentale dei Sauriani i quali stanno segretamente preparando una raccapricciante distopia per gli abitanti del pianeta.
The Haunted Garden by Deanna Madden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What secrets lurk in the beautiful gardens of Briarwood? A woman exiled to a country house fears that her marriage may be falling apart as she tries to protect herself and two children who play in the gazebo from a sinister groundskeeper in this psychological ghost story.
Once in Every Generation by Lauren B. Grossman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Angelina was a phenomenon with an incomparable singing voice. A trauma destroys her dreams. As an adult, Angelina teaches voice to a student who astonishes her. She instills in Lisa the confidence to believe in herself. The young student's voice launches her on a rise to stardom. At her career height, an illness surfaces. Relying on one another's strength, both women learn to deal with challenge.
The Year of the Stolen Bicycle Tire and Other Stories by Andrew Kozma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: American English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Year of the Stolen Bicycle Tire and Other Stories is a collection of weird, beautiful literary fiction containing four stories based in the fictional college town of Martinsville, Florida, as well as Athens, Greece, and Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina. The title story concerns a philosophy professor bent on taking revenge against a bike tire thief, who is also one of his students.
What Starla Did by Kami Corban
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Texas teenager deliberately gets pregnant so she can sell the baby on the Internet and use the money to become a Hollywood star.
Toccata for the Unknown by JMS
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Follow Tim, a writer looking for inspiration, as he stumbles upon the strangest place in town, a place with no name, which he calls “The Restaurant”. In there he finally finds the inspiration he was looking for, or so he thought. A journey of stories being told, a dream meeting with Einstein, but most of all a hunt after his past, a past that is slipping away.