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Fiction » Literature

Sub-categories: Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Mouse
Price: Free! Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Native and non-native cultures clash in this northern Canadian romance.
St. Somewhere Journal, July 2013
Price: Free! Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
St. Somewhere Journal is a quarterly literary journal with a Caribbean focus.
The Wild Horses of Hiroshima
Price: Free! Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Think of a city whose inhabitants respect more than each other and their own interests. Its destruction would not be a crime against humanity but a crime against life. They might not bomb such a city. There is no moral reason for humanity to continue, if its ends are limited to itself. And this is how we must stop seeing ourselves. This is why we destroy each other."
Long Road to California
Price: Free! Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Caleb and Nina Byrnes, long married and struggling financially, travel from Texas to California, following the route Caleb's grandmother took when her family migrated from the Dust Bowl. As Nina chronicles the journey, they discover a secret in Grandma's past. Learning about Vera's hardships offers perspective into their own lives. And tracking down old friends may help Vera in her waning years.
Notes Toward The Story and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 53,180. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of short fiction by Corey Mesler: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Collected Short Stories: Volume II
Series: Collected Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 105,330. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* Grace Paulson’s train wreck of a personal life takes a turn for the better when the elementary school teacher meets a gifted artisan whose handmade jewelry boxes are featured at the local museum. Well-versed in nineteenth century Russian literature, Carl Solomon also happens to be the school janitor.
Queen of the Jews
Price: Free! Words: 107,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary New York City, a Jewish woman falls in love with a Palestinian wall painter who has been charged with killing her. Galia, a Russian Jew living in New York, has no idea that the man she’s drawn to, Alejandro (not his real name), isn’t Mexican at all, but is actually a Palestinian who carries out the wishes of his Mastermind, ostensibly a college professor.
Adjective Narcissism
Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
DIRECTIVES OF A SILENT FORCE
Price: Free! Words: 156,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story is initially about the chance coming together of two Brisbane families in the seventies - the first, and larger, group headed by middle-aged Frank and Sylvia Bentley; the second headed by young Jim and Lee Davis.
In Durleston Wood
Price: Free! Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Hunter discovers his childhood haunt, Durleston wood, now hides a secret: a mysterious woman, kept hidden there as the property of a villain – or so she says. As he learns more of her fate, and her seemingly insane desire to transfer her ownership to him, he tells himself this is the last thing he wants, while wondering if it isn’t actually the one thing he needs more than anything.
Clarity
Price: Free! Words: 65,440. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clarissa Farrell awakens one morning with the certain knowledge that a friend has died. Coincidental dream or precognition? Investigating the phenomena leads to recognizing more of her own uncanny perceptions. But when an interested reporter turns out to have fraudulent motives, she is left to question all of her new found abilities.
A Quiet Place of One's Own
Price: Free! Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in 1939 rural Oklahoma, a lonely man pursues the mystery of a murder as a way to atone for his own troubled past. Will a lost love prevent him from leading a simple, ascetic life? Novella - 36K words.
Coffee and Sugar
Price: Free! Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is the story of Joao, an uninspiring country boy who moves to a slum in the city with his drunken father and falls for amiable prostitute named Charity.
The Voices in My Head
Price: Free! Words: 76,660. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of fifty-two short stories. These stories were written to be read aloud in various writers’ groups. To serve that purpose, they were written as first person narrations with a minimal amount of direct dialog. The narrators speak with different voices – a homeless man, a defense lawyer, a high school student, an itinerant short-order cook, and many others.
Those Quiet Fallen
Price: Free! Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ten years on from Bob Bailey’s rescue from imminent murder, he has lost touch with his rescuer and childhood friend, Ada Saint. Their chance meeting amid the unrest of post-war France while Bob is on a business jaunt for his comfortable job, shows how much they have changed, causing each to examine who they have become.
Alvin's Farm Book 1: Alvin's Farm
Series: Alvin's Farm, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In 1970s Oregon, Jenny Cope’s cloistered ways are tested by a challenged man. Alvin Harris’ simple manners thaw her frozen heart, but horrific childhood memories threaten their happiness. Alvin eases Jenny through her deepest fears as Sam Cassel waits, in love with a woman altering all she meets.
The Road From Langholm Avenue
Price: Free! Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of unrequited love, of unexpected love, of love lost, and found again. This is a free full length novel, not a taster or a teaser.
Life, Lies, and the Little Things
Price: Free! Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young, successful lawyer faces an unexpected reality after his compulsive lying comes to a disturbing end. This existential crisis begins an elusive, often painful, journey of self-discovery that delves into the relativity of time and freedom, the permanence of balance and love, and maybe most importantly, the limitations of good will and honesty.
Rosemary for Remembrance:The Tragedy of Ophelia
Price: Free! Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all think we know Ophelia’s story. Hers is a tragedy peripheral to the greater tragedy of Hamlet. But what if she were the centre? Imagine an Elsinore where identity and meaning are as fluid as water, where love and loss, life and death, past and present flow together and one woman’s imagination might have the power to transform the hell of madness itself into a kind of beauty.
Vampire Society
Price: Free! Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Vampire Society is a guided tour through the social and political evolution that opened our century. It is a love story and an indictment against our culture of consumption, answering the most important question about love: Is real love possible in the Vampire Society?