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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
The Many Change and Pass by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 138,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel begins with the mercury poisoning of a small, impoverished boy and follows Chris Andrews, a ecological activist, Myron Seavey, a progressive librarian, and a dozen other characters, including the women Chris lives with in a house in Portland and the brother of the poisoned boy, Malcolm Kimball, who drops out of school, as they all deal with the implications of this poisoning.
Literary Lunes Magazine, March/April 2012 Issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the latest edition of Literary Lunes Magazine! I apologize for the delay, for I was having some technical difficulties on my end. In this issue, we are featuring an exclusive interview with NY Times Best Selling author, Kristin Cast of the House of Night Series. In addition, we have many other interviews, short stories, poetry, helpful literary articles
A Broken Claw, A Cat's Eye Story by Lander Kerbey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As Winter wears on for Kion's mercenaries, Traleau tries to reach out to the two new captives who share his fate and his fearful position in the group. But when he does, he finds himself stepping into the histories of other named men, and the maelstrom of wills tangled up in them.
A Lovely, Indecent Departure by Steven Lee Gilbert
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Lovely, Indecent Departure is the riveting and emotionally-charged debut from a promising new voice in literary thrillers, and a captivating story about a mother’s love and desperation set amidst the heart wrenching landscape of child custody.
The Fourth Man by Brian Parker
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story by Brian Parker, a few words uttered by a lunch companion bring back a flood of memories from another lifetime.
Brother of Cloud in the Water by William Davey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Brother of Cloud in the Water narrates his own story set in 1945 New Guinea. He is a tribal leader largely concerned with food and shelter for his tribe and keeping the enemy headhunters away. Then one day a strange flying thing lands and a beautiful red-headed white woman emerges.
A Mile in These Shoes by Sandra Shwayder Sanchez
Price: Free! Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These nine stories describe people who live on the margins of society, people who are often oppressed and always ignored. These stories give them voice and let the reader into their worlds on the edge.
Under The House by Leslie Hall Pinder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by shelfstealers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
UNDER THE HOUSE is the story of the Rathbones, a prominent Saskatchewan family who live with a secret they're determined to keep. Only young Evelyn finds the courage to break down the wall of silence that keeps the truth at bay. Her ally is Aunt Maude, a timid woman who has lived with the secret from childhood.
Los hijos del mar by Maria de Lourdes Victoria
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,860. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Finalista del premio Mariposa en la Feria Internacional de Libros Latinos (2006). La novela es un relato cálido y humano, basado en la saga dos familias del siglo XIX originarias de México y España, cuyos ancestros se unen en una historia de amor, pérdida y redención. Los entrañables personajes muestran un rico mosaico que tiene como escenarios la cuidad de Veracruz y la ciudad de Mexico.
No Fixed Ground by John Roman Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
NO FIXED GROUND by John Roman Baker is a vivid, hallucinatory novel that explores a young man’s experience of friendship, sex and obsession amid the sexual liberation of 1970′s England. Nicholas meets Peter and they begin an obsessional relationship that soon spirals out of control. They discover that between sanity and madness, life and death, reality and unreality, there is no fixed ground.
Superficial by James Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Brief glimpses through the film of life. A layered look at the world from the eye of the beholder. Clouded, conflicted, translucent to its murky depths.
Little Bluestem: Stories from Rural America by Brian Backstrand
Price: Free! Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is a lot of hay in this collection of short stories, hay to cut,rake, bale, store and feed. And there is a lot of rusted machinery sitting in sheds and barns. But these bittersweet stories are about the people who are largely overlooked, people living with powerful memories,illness, telling their stories, discovering some small revelation about the meaning of existence and their own lives.
The Return by Margaret Guthrie
Price: Free! Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Return, two orphaned sisters return to their childhood home, thirty years after their parents murder hoping to find out what really happened. The perpetrator is dead, but will those who were with them talk? Lydia, a yoga teacher, feels her mother's spirit asking "Why?" Margie, a recent divorcee, abhors such notions, but as they both get involved in the community, surprising things happen.
Amalie in Orbit by Gloria DeVidas Kirchheimer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amalie Price has been coasting along in New York as a sheltered faculty wife who secretly freelances as a French porno translator, when she suddenly finds herself a widow at 40. Left with no financial resources by her activist husband, she must contend with her newly alienated teenage son, the threat of eviction from her Upper West Side apartment, and the need to earn a living.
Night Voices by Helen Hudson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A seemingly peaceful village at the edge of Oxford seethes with the unspoken tensions and frustrations of a group of neighbors. A disparate group of women react in wildly different ways to their enigmatic young male neighbor. As in all her novels, Helen Hudson's theme is about the tragedy that befalls the most vulnerable among us when good people lack the courage to reach out to them.
My Hometown Named Love by Markus Ahonen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
My Hometown Named Love is a collection of twenty short stories about love for women seen from the men's point of view. These universal stories could happen anywhere, but the reader can find their way in Ireland, UK, Finland, Italy, France, United States or on a road trip across Europe. The warmly melancholic stories come alive as we have all yearned for love we were hoping for, or had to let go.
Where the Wind Blew by Bob Sommer
You set the price! Words: 129,120. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one has called Peter Howell by his own name since he belonged to a radical student group in the 1960s. After an act of sabotage that turned deadly, Peter escaped and blended into the American landscape. Decades later, he enjoys the the affluence of the late 1990s with his wife and children. But his life unravels when an ambitious high school reporter uncovers his secret.
The Summer of Beasts by James Hampton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It came under cover of night to prowl not just quiet suburban streets, but the shadowed places of the human heart. Preying as much on the psyche as the flesh, it carries a message for the residents of a small Coastal Georgia town: fear the sunset; the summer of beasts has arrived.