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Always
By Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written in the second person point of view, 'Always' is a creepy, contemporary answer to Nikos Kavvadias' 'A Knife'. It is you who finds the cursed knife, but, unlike the protagonist in Kavvadias' poem, no one is there to warn you about taking it home. At only 1300 words, 'Always' is an easy read for the time-poor.
A Simple Love Story
By Vipul Rikhi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Meet Abhishek and Baani (Ab and Ba), two young people on the verge of love, and encounter Pits, the literary-minded novelist who is writing their romantic tale. This short novel is followed by a verse drama ('On a Winter's Night') in which a man and a woman in the more mature stages of their lives mysteriously meet and meditate upon the nature of relationship and love.
וישתוק הים
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Hebrew. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
עלילת הנובלה מתרחשת בצילה של מלחמת ההתשה (1970)בין ישראל למצרים, אך אינה סיפור היסטורי. חברו של כותב הספר טבע בים – יחד עם חבר נוסף, בעת שחש להצילו ממערבולת. התקופה היא תחילת פריחתו ובשׂורתו של המיחשוב הדיגיטלי בעולם ובארץ. המחבר –שהעדיף לעסוק בעבודת תכנות וטכנולוגיה- על פני עבודת עריכה וכתיבה ספרותית-עיתונאית, שבהן הצטיין בימי בית הספר התיכון, משחזר את חברותו עם חברו גדעון(ג'דע) שניספּה בים.
A. Candle's Light
By A.S. Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man sitting at home babysitting a little kid who is home sick.
Croc-Odile
By Audrey & Natacha Ajasse
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: French. Published: April 5, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
C’est l’été, la classe de Première L du lycée Jean Cocteau de Kenmare, petite ville bretonne, part en voyage scolaire à La Rochelle. Une ombre plane sur le séjour : Marie-Odile, le bouc émissaire de la classe, est aussi de la partie. Un roman à plusieurs voix où chaque personnage donne sa version de l'histoire au fil du récit.
A Sorrowful River Runs Through Here (Short Stories)
By C.D. Reimer
Series: A Trio of Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A trio of short stories about the sorrows of family life, featuring "Walking Into The Night," "The Hungry Red Devil" and "The Unfaithful Camera."
Black Denim Lit #3
By Black Denim Lit
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. Black Denim Lit, v1 #3 April, 2014 edited by Christopher T. Garry features seven new short stories. All the authors expand significantly on their print work, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, disturbing, longing or irreverent.
Fatum
By Alina-Maria Duta
Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Mai mult decat o poveste contemporana de iubire, Fatum urmareste un fragment hotarator al destinului personajului principal, a carui existenta este marcata de o incercare dramatica.
The Funerals at Christmas
By Dixon Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.
Il moscone (Lucilia Caesar)
By Riccardo Alberto Quattrini
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ludano Furlan, autotrasportatore friulano, si ritrova trasformato in un moscone verde. In quella mutazione può ammirare, da un altro punto di vista, la sua adorata e giovane moglie Lorena Miletic, croata di Danzica.
Teenager's Tale
By Tyler Majaga
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 44,100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teenager's Tale is a series that tells the story of a group of teenagers who grow up amid the challenges of the stage in the city of Francistown in Botswana. We see the story through the eyes of Brandon Chdizala, who is the main character and his friends. "Episode One: Humble Beginnings" is the first part of the series.
The Cheat
By Pat Jordan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others.
L'assente
By Maurizio Bisogno
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: Italian. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Ne "L'assente" poesia e pensiero si intrecciano indissolubilmente ed inevitabilmente. Da leggere tutto d'un fiato.
Hard Bop
By Chad Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A late night story about jazz, fatherhood and remaining airborne.
A Guitar with Too Many Strings
By John Mellor
Price: Free! Words: 40,550. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014 by 7-books.net. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
"Madness dances with brilliance" - a wild rock'n'roll singer, a lonely white dolphin and other strange beings work in insane concert to help a young boy find his true self. A gaunt tree leans on the sky, curiously like a guitar with too many strings; and the Angel leans on her gate, watching. - "I've never seen anything quite like this before"; "A unique & wonderful manuscript".
Laura English
By Lynn Arias Bornstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A fairy tale of Hollywood glamour that shows that even blessed lives may not have the happily-ever-after that we would expect, Laura English follows the life and loves of a young British actress who rises to fame and yet struggles to find happiness. By turns heart-warming, heart-wrenching, funny and tragic, this is a journey around the world and into the deepest recesses of the human heart.
The Other Door
By James Cessford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Other Door is the latest short story from James Cessford, the critically acclaimed creator of The Carousel and Mr Smith’s Dream. It is a Kafkaesque look behind the curtain at the dark machinery that plunges men in to madness and holds them there at its will.
Paxon Chute: A Novel about Life and Other Funny Things in the Texas Hill Country
By Keith Cartlidge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Renewed rumors of a lost treasure have brought more tourists than usual to the historic Texas Hill Country town of Paxon Chute and park ranger Edgar Rerd is overwhelmed. He’s also flat broke. Things look brighter when slick businessman Marlon Ezell returns home to pitch a chrome-plated development that could pay off big for Edgar, but at what expense to Paxon Chute and its quirky residents?
Depression Cookies
By Tia Bach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Depression Cookies is a coming of age story woven around the heart of family triumph. It is told from two distinct vantage points, middle-aged mother, Abby, and her teenage daughter, Krista. Each faces unique challenges within the framework of a combined family life. What neither expects to find is the true essence of magic in the strength, friendship, power and energy of the female spirit.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
By Danielle Yvette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.