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Heads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A zany, humourous story, Heads relates the adventures of Jazz Doherty, an Irish artist who makes a sacrilegious blunder while painting murals at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Berkeley, California. The parish priest, Fr. Ned Tobin, declares jihad on him and Doherty goes on the run. His work gathers a cult following while he house-sits for a jailed dope dealer. Then he finds a stash of cash...
White Pine
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
His world and plans are disintegrating. Will the north woods be enough to heal this man’s pain? A short-short story of the future, past, and present.
Días de llamas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,410. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2010 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Madrid, 1936. Los militares golpistas se han levantado contra la República. Tomás Labayen, juez de instrucción perteneciente a una familia de clase media con raíces militares, vive en un dilema: por un lado su lealtad republicana, por otro sus escrúpulos morales frente a los excesos de los revolucionarios. ¿Qué hacer?
Thumbs Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Find out what happens when a disgruntled playwright seeks revenge on the theatre critic who panned his play. A short story by internationally-known author Raymond Benson.
Delilah of Sunhats and Swans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leaving behind a dark and mysterious past, a young woman steps off a bus in a small New England town. Charming and intriguing, she transforms the lives of all she meets. But her past is catching up with her. Readers of Jane Hamilton and Anne Lammot will respond to Delilah and those she meets in Macaenas.
Hans y las lluvias de Abril
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,820. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2010 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La historia de un anónimo y esquizofrénico científico alemán recluido en un manicomio que rememora su vida y la de su "otro yo", Hans. Juan Iturralde (autor de "Días de llamas") nos presenta un fresco humano complejo, que abarca desde los tiempos de Hitler hasta los de la banda Baader-Meinhof, en el que emerge con especial fuerza la locura que subyace en el interior de cada uno de nosotros.
Raisinheart
Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Three stories of a lonely youth. Jimmy Kruzel's bad luck is that his worst enemies are always his best friends, or is it the other way around, and that sometimes his darkest hours seem to come right after the dawn. In tales more bitter than sweet, Jimmy finds that you can attract more flies with honey than you can with vinegar, but really, who wants to attract flies anyway?
Unordinary Tales
Price: Free! Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A compilation of eight short stories regarding Life, Death and the uncertainties of humans. From Blackout's J with psychotic episodes sending her into hours of shock to the Wolfe family in their first couple of hours trying to pull together after the surprise death of the mother figure Julia, these short stories are not your average short tales, they're quite the opposite.
Moment of Truth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Part Two of the LAST YEAR TRILOGY. Continuation of Earth’s last year as chaos grows. Militia groups defy the government, California attempts secession, Life Ark launches and political turmoil threatens global war. In the Crypt amid Colorado’s mountains, a computer hacker and a scientist try to determine the truth of the threat to Earth. Part One: Shadow in the Sky. Part Three: New World Order
It Doesn't Have to Be Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine those dreams in which you're in your old high school, even though the place looks nothing like your old high school. Events seem normal enough at first, but then, suddenly, everyone is using fire poles instead of stairs to get from floor to floor, and you realize you're wearing pajamas. Reading Rosenthal's short stories is like having one of those dreams.
This Unhappy Planet
You set the price! Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
California: everyone is visualizing their own reality, and two guys are getting rich off it. Then one day a young marine decides to walk into the ocean, and everything changes. A twisted comedy of manners set during the end of the George W Bush years.
The Drama Kids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
9 bathroom-length stories about the kids nobody likes. Drawings by Jeff Hurlow.
The Beekeeper - from the collection: 'Night Flight from Marabar'
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Many years ago, the beekeeper struck a terrible bargain. He could have as much wealth as he wanted and a life as long as he wished. In return, however, he must secure the lease of a thousand souls for one year. Set on the Greek island of Kythera this story captures daily life and culture as it is today and gives insights into human nature as it has been for thousands of years. A haunting story.
Pathologies
Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010 by Keyhole Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
17 very short stories by the author of Without Wax and Questionstruck and Ampersand, Mass. If you like these stories, check out Ampersand, Mass., a full-length collection of short stories by William Walsh.
Dead Stone Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dead Stone Wake is an imaginative and unforgettable journey into the dawning of intellectual curiosity and violent conflict. We see here the foundation of deductive and scientific reasoning, beautifully interwoven with thoughts and emotions of a single neanderthal. We experience the brutal consequences endured.
Disconnected
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
"Disconnected" is a story of a newly homeless family lost in an unfamiliar city and the struggle of Millie to keep her children safe after she and the children get separated from her husband.
Synchronicity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Synchronicity is a second short story collection by Marcus McGee, following Four Stories. This book contains some of the author's favorite works, including The Club, Estéban and Synchronicity. It also includes his earliest short stories, Mister Peacock, Till Death Do Us Part and Anthropophagi. It finishes with three blank verse parables, Coat of Black, The Thinking Man and The Crab Story.
A Timely Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
Blackbird, Fly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do you say when the woman who forever changed your life vanishes without a trace, then turns up 25 years later and asks to buy you a cup of coffee? Daniel Lewis had suffered more than his fair share of sadness in his life, yet events continued to unfold, weaving around him a web of connected people and memories, bringing him to this one moment, this one boy, and this one tale.
The God Maker: How God Became God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A moving and delightful story of self-discovery that weaves humankind's desire to understand Who am I? into a creative journey certain to expand our imagination into places heretofore unimagined. The beauty of this novel is also in the author's ability to introduce the complexities of philosophy through a wise and poignant tale about a man who loses everything...and finds himself.