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Last Call [a short story]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
For hard drinker and con man Jake, last call means his last shot to find a woman willing and desperate enough to take him in for the night. Only tonight his luck runs out, and Jake finds himself out in the cold with nowhere to go. What starts out as a search for someplace warm to pass the night quickly turns into a chance for Jake to be a hero and finally put the ghosts of his past to rest.
Fun with Dick and Jane
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dick wants fun. He has no dog. He has no cat. No Spot. No Puff. But he has a plan. See Dick board the plane. See Dick fly away. Far, far away. Hello happiness! Goodbye Jane
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction is too dangerous to established interests, too powerful, moreso than nonfiction because of its extra aesthetic appeals, and because it can contain nonfiction, in virtually every sense; thus, the ideological controls are tighter for fiction than nonfiction. Fiction is too useful, too popular, too influential not to be domineered and gutted in central ways by the status quo.
Vestal Review Issue 36
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Issue 36 of Vestal Review, a flash fiction magazine.
Requiem For Golgotha
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An exclusive Hollywood restaurant. Two old friends. He is almost two thousand years old. She is the demon who may hold the key to his damnation or salvation.
Charactered Pieces: stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011 by OW Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
These are stories of hope amid the Zoloft and bar tabs that cushion our crumbling lives.
Hierbas Amargas
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Una mañana de marzo, después de una noche de luna, un hombre abandona a su mujer y se va en busca de otra, porque ya no lo quieren. Años después, regresa para conquistarla, entonces descubre un gran secreto que lo hará arrepentirse de todo lo que hizo en el pasado. Y tendrá que reconquistar a la muchacha que abandonó por irse del pueblo.
Lust Games: An Essay on Honor A Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cynical chiselers, power hungry bastards,low rent power vacuums. Lust driven temptresses. Besotted clowns. Worlds in flux. Integrity. Victory. Lovers. A muse. Honor; the wicked master. Redemption, the tough and unforgiving act. Lust; the wicked mistress. Legacies. Paradise lost. Happy little gnomes scamper about the rivers and eddies of rancid muses,fallen idols,decrepit absence of godly wonder
Mamma of the World by Vladimir Korkin (Матушка мира)
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 22,640. Language: Russian. Published: January 29, 2011 by Iouri Haller. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Tale of journalists, geologists, meteorologists, communications, about the unrequited love of a young journalist to the beautiful Nenets...
Please
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In short, sharp episodes, Please chronicles the life of a young man who drifts through a hallucinatory urban world filled with celebrity wannabes, addictive relationships and jobs that demand he become someone else. This terse, savage debut fuses the quiet desperation of Raymond Carver with the absurdity and media-savvy irony of Quentin Tarantino.
Among Wolves
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Midway through his summer vacation, 8 year-old Huddie Blaylock suddenly realizes the reason for his recent, nagging paranoia: his normal, if slightly dysfunctional family has been replaced by imposters. Possessing the inflexible determination of the young and/or mentally ill, he embarks on a decade-long, cross-country search for the truth that will carry him through second-rate amusement parks.
One Lousy Wish
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Jilted by her estranged husband, Cheryl Evans laments spending the weekend alone at a luxurious resort. If given the chance, will she make lemonade?
The Excess Road
Price: Free! Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The Excess Road paths to wisdom diverge on the campus of Wessex College where you can find a good education and good party but you can also lose your mind like Joaquin Chandler.
A Wanderer at the Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A Wanderer at the Dawn is a play about the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche and takes place on the day of his death. His mind destroyed by tertiary syphilis, Nietzsche is partially paralyzed and under the care of his sister. As he lays dying, the play takes place in his mind as the various characters interact with him and illuminate the life and philosophy of this great anti-Christian.
Remembrance of Things to Come
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two strangers meet on a train. One knows the future. The other wants to forget the past. Together they will find and cherish the most important moments of their lives.
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.
The Fullness of the Void
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011 by Ethereal Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Each grieves for a departed loved one in their own way. But Jack wasn't prepared for how his six-year-old son, Davy, would react to his mother's death.
Gandhi's Goat
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Chowdhary named her youngest daughter after Saint Theresa, the Little Flower of Jesus. Unfortunately, Terry has more in common with Attila the Hun than her nineteenth century namesake.
Hominine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 210,120. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011 by Inside Out Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A young Israeli student inadvertently triggers a chain of events that threatens to disrupt a covert plan devised by the world's superpowers and jeopardize civilization itself. A story of high-stakes treachery, high technology and profound redemption, Hominine goes to the core of human dysfunction, providing an extraordinary solution for a world on the brink of collapse.
The Road Much Traveled
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Living in Vancouver in the summer of '73 was easy. So much so, that Mark McCloud was reluctant to leave the Canadian city for a long hitchhiking sojourn across the continent. However, September was drawing near and educational obligations in New York City necessitated the young man's departure. This short story details the young traveler's first leg of the journey, a day that he will never forget.