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Meeting by Kristina Howells
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Nothing was worse than being in a possessive and demanding relationship. For Anna it meant one thing, she had to leave him. But she didn't know how until her friend had the answer.
Hello From Kiev: Three Tiny Stories by Alex Frishberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Three short stories give the full flavor of life in Ukraine. “The Most Powerful Man in the World” is about the helplessness of world leaders when confronted with a wily Ukrainian man. “An Honest Lawyer” depicts the battle between a young, idealistic lawyer and an old, corrupt judge. “The Killer’s Life” shows why an aging champion fighter decides to give up fighting.
Life on the Outpost by Alex Frishberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Life on the Outpost is a story about one man’s struggle against an oppressive government. It’s a dark period in the nation’s history, when its leaders secretly drain the State Treasury. When an innocent man is arrested, his experience in the prison’s brutal system transforms him into a violent revolutionary, hell-bent on single-handedly destroying the corrupt government system.
This is the Only Truth & Other Stories by Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Remembering something, suddenly, she opened her shoulder bag and pulled an old letter out. It was on the verge of disintegration, almost torn to pieces at the folds. She unfolded the letter very carefully and began to read. She did not count how many times she had already read the letter in the moments of loneliness and seclusion.
Just Passing Through by James Morgan Ayres
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a collection of writings: journeys, places, lovers and friends; a magic knife, a motorcycle journey across France, a friendly werewolf, an exile and quiet hero, a bear hunting Crow Indian etre bien dans sa peau, and a meditation on beauty and death.
Under Nebraska Skies by Les Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
"I witnessed Earl Lasher's outbursts many times and tolerated them until I witnessed him kill a whiskey drummer in Ogallala. Then I watched as he rode off without me. His speed with a gun and killings followed him to every town he visited. Five years later we would meet again. I did not cherish that thought. I had no choice. This would be the hardest thing I've done in my life." - Calvin Hawk
Seams by Jan Sumner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Sports
It all began in 1915 and would lead to the 1957 World Series. From the small town of Washington, Missouri would come Kyle “The Breeze” Cummings, who as a boy was a pitching wonder - only to have his career cut short by a gruesome accident on the mound. His life would change that day, as would his impact on the game he so loved.
The Shaman's Quest by Norman W. Wilson, PhD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Melange Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Adam is young, handsome, financially independent and unhappy. No one wants to answer his questions. He begins his search for the mysterious shaman, Esaugetuh in hopes of having the nagging questions answered. When he finds Esaugetuh he is taken on a fascinating mystical world of the natural and the supernatural. . . one few survive.
Monkey: An Indian Tale by Jules Okapi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Tugli lives happily in a metal box on a friendly street where vendors hawk wares and a Buddhist stupa sits at his back. Everything pretty much goes the same way for a long time, until one day, the pickle lady stops delivering the pickles. After that, a disgruntled monkey, a three-legged dog and a kindly old woman pretty much disrupt the course of Tugli’s life forever...
Notes Towards a Fatalist Theory of Decapitation by Benjamin Chambers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This quirky, brief historical fiction retells the life of Major-General Charles "Chinese" Gordon -- best-known for stubbornly ignoring orders and dying at Khartoum in 1885 in a quixotic effort to resist Muslim rebels. A charismatic religious crank and do-gooder, Gordon gained distinction leading the Ever Victorious Army against Christ's Younger Brother in China during the Taiping Rebellion.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God by Stephen Goldin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
So what if you can make stars explode or change the orbits of elemental electrons. Big deal! It may all be very pretty, but is it Art?.
Journey to Mandalam by Richard Bradshaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A huge anomaly near the coast of Oregon brings five people and a group of star travelers together for adventures into other dimensions both inner and outer where they come into contact with various other beings all pursuing the meaning of life. Adventures and insights abound around speculations on who we are, how we and the cosmos came to be, the true nature of our reality and ultimate destiny.
To End All Others: A Great War Trio by Michael Seeley
Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
The soiled rain of putrid trenches drips further and further into the mud. The dew droplets of a French bi-plane awake to the rising sun. A father lies awake at night, knowing that somewhere, his son is facing a hell on Earth. This is the Great War, and the terrors, struggles, sacrifices, and tears of that conflict remain with us. Into that tragic world, this collection offers a brief window.
Mercy Killing the Dragon by Autumn Nicole Bradley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The dragons held no sway over a people as great as the Rana. To prove it, they nailed a dragon to the walls of the city and left it to bleed, undying, for a decade. But no greatness trickled down to the children who lived in the shadow of the east gate, only the dragon's blood. When Maharta learns what true suffering is, he sets out to end the dragon's misery and atone for his people.
Assumptions by Charles Gerard Timm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
"You live in the neighborhood, you die in the neighborhood." Well, Susan has other plans. To make it out; to make her dream come true. Only she’ll have to do it in secret. And when she meets a kind stranger in the woods, she thinks she's found her way. But has she? Or does this stranger have other plans for her? Plans for a lifestyle she'll have to keep secret or risk losing her family forever?
Debt of Dishonor: A Norse Tale of Betrayal and Redemption by Matt Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » General
A story of tragedy and redemption in pre-medieval Denmark. A prince is discarded into shame before he is even born, and he must return from this exile to avenge himself and his shamed mother. Even when he becomes a great general, and gains power and favor with a king who does not truly realize who he is, there is still the exile inside him; a Debt of this Dishonor he will pay back.
If You Dare to Dream by Stephanie Blackman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Life in Hanover, MA will never be the same after details of widowed millionairess Patricia Withington’s will are published. A unique lottery, restricted only to Hanover residents, is going to take place that will change the lives of three families. And the startling twist at the lottery’s conclusion will have an impact that will go far beyond what anyone could have imagined.