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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Briar Rose by Kim Antieau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She doesn’t remember falling through the plate glass window. She doesn’t remember anything at all, not even her name. Her only link to the past is the rose tattoo on her backside. And when she finds the tattoo parlor, she's certain she can find the truth again, one tattoo at a time. (Originally appeared in the highly acclaimed anthology Metahorror, edited by Dennis Etchison.) (short story)
The Glassblower's Daughter by Frances Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
A Land of Ash by David Dalglish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted once every 600,000 years. We’re 40,000 years overdue. Lava flows stretch for hundreds of miles. A cloud of ash billows east, burying the Midwest, destroying crops, and falling upon the Pacific Coast like a warm, dead snow. The remnants of the United States flees south as the global temperatures plummet. These are the stories of the survivors.
More Than Kin by Ty Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Walt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life, moving from town to town and living on the edge of homelessness. Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live. Walt begins a quest to find the son with whom he lost contact decades earlier. Out of money, he gets a job at a small-town restaurant in an attempt to save enough to buy a bus ticket to find his son.
She's All I Can Think About by Steven D. Bennett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A man becomes obsessed with a new girl at work, making him confront the fact that all his relationships have begun and ended the same way. Wanting to break the pattern and reconnect with his now separated wife and son, he finds old habits taking over, and he is torn between needing to mature and obsessing over each new girl he sees.
The Shackles of Conviction by James R Meyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,120. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
If you encountered something that you thought had to be wrong, what would you do? Would you try to prove that it was wrong? That’s what happens when Ralph McNeil encounters Kurt Gödel’s proof of Incompleteness. He sets out to prove it wrong. This is the story of how he tries to prove it wrong. It is also the story about the inner turmoil of the man who wrote the proof - Kurt Gödel.
Madeleine's Life, A Short Story by E. Miranda Hernandez
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Madeleine's father dies, her mother seems to lose her way. Madeleine may only be eight, but her maturity shines through in this brief look at a family after tragedy, told from Madeleine's point of view. -Flash Fiction/One Shot-
L.A. Business by "Mark Paul" Sebar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A Beverly Hills billionaires is defrauded out of her pharmaceutical company and estate then left for dead on L.A.'s mean streets with a hitman followup, in a gang infested neighborhood of abandoned apartment buildings. She awakens with amnesia, will she survive.
Hung Out To Dry by Rod Chadbourne
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In the small Australian bush town of Manton during the 1880s, thirteen year old Sinead Malone receives a marriage proposal from local publican Karl Unworth, a man with a past and three times her age. Sinead has no interest in men like Unworth, let alone marriage. But Unworth has powerful friends and seven years later there is homicide, the criminal court, injustice and tragedy.
I Will Make Her Dead by Marta Sprout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by StormRider Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Diane fell into her worst nightmare when she saw her daughter's hideous drawings of wraith-like creatures with black wings and raging red faces. The stunning danger in her own home confronts her when her child reacts to the pain of others with a smile and pulls up a chair to watch. What evil lurks behind the innocent face of her own daughter who just announced her plan to kill her little sister?
Brothers in Arms by Troy D. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The larger war over—the family war has only begun. Fate draws three brothers together again. A daring robbery, a bloody shootout, and a desperate trek through Indian Territory are just the beginning: Wade Qualls comes home—death and hell riding his coattails. Sam prepares to make his stand, his eye on a higher duty. Which brother will have the younger brother, Tim's loyalty, and Violet's love?
Asunderland by Mary Kitt-Neel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bridget Beck accidentally achieves sudden internet fame, marking the beginning of a cascade of events including political and corporate scandals, new love, a pyramid scheme, possible emigration, and a 10-year-old blackjack expert. As relationships both personal and professional unravel all around her, will Bridget find a way to keep her own life from coming undone?
Farewell Rio by Roa Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American, Catherine Lawrence, has a tragic love affair in Rio de Janeiro with a man with a lethal and mysterious past. As she moves through street riots against the military dictatorship of the late 1960s and among hippies, millionaires, student protesters and journalists, she is not prepared for the prices she must pay for fulfilling her dream of living and writing on the front lines.
En agobiante espera by Alejandro Volnié
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2010 by 12 Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sentado a la computadora un escritor escribe las que supone serán sus últimas líneas. Sobre su ser se cierne la extinción por estar infectado con el "mal de la transparencia". En unas horas le cortarán la luz y el teléfono, y su trabajo de varios años no le dará ni siquiera para su siguiente comida. Mientras espera su fin, narra una historia de la que no se arrepiente.
You Are Free by Matthew Montague
Price: Free! Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Someone once told me that the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story was that a fairy tale begins “once upon a time…” and a sea story begins “no shit…”
Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray by Mike Parker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In the preface to his only novel, 19th Century English playwright, Oscar Wilde commented, "All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril." This stage play version of that famous novel re-images Dorian Gray as a woman who examines aestheticism, a psuedo-religion that worships beauty above all things.
Canzonette d'Oriente by Claudio Canzonetta
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: Italian. Published: October 25, 2010 by Diffusione Digitale. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dallo sci-fi al giallo, dal racconto storico a quello psicologico, una raccolta di storie improbabili su Cina, Giappone e Sud Est Asiatico; un viaggio dentro gli occhi di un viaggiatore consumato. Un caleidoscopio di colori, sapori e puzze presentato eminentemente dall'affatto eminente autore nel suo personalissimo punto di vista.