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The writer
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A little inspirational piece for all of us writers, following a not so typical night we all have gone through.
Foxhunting
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minor, a worn-out foxhunter, has been ordered by "the daughter-in-law" to have his old foxhound put down. But first he takes Joe Blow out to the woods where they've hunted for so long for one final hunt. It is there that Minor realizes it's not just the old dog in danger of being "put down."
Minifiction Volume One: Marouflage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minifiction Volume One: Marouflage contains 90 carefully-crafted stories and fictions that open up 90 new worlds in less than a page each. Each piece explores the limits of conventional story telling, the extremes of parody and the absurdity of fictional advice. Marouflage will appeal to those who savour their reading, as well as those looking for a quick story with an unexpected twist.
The Amazing Quizmo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At night, Darren dons his secret identity. He becomes the Amazing Quizmo, the Great God of Answers. He presides over bar trivia contests and no one can beat him. Until a girl appears. A pretty girl. A very pretty girl who just might be smarter than Darren. And for Darren, that just won’t do.
Kobukariishi
Price: Free! Words: 100. Language: Japanese. Published: July 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is a short story written in japanese.
My Sister's Choice
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Julia and her sister Helen are both deaf. Whereas Julia is deeply involved in the hearing-impaired community, Helen has always inexplicably refused to learn sign language. The two sister's world is turned upside down when Helen's new, hearing, boyfriend becomes obsessed with learning to sign. The relationship between the two sisters becomes strained, and there is no turning back...
Obitouge
Price: $3.73 USD. Words: 650. Language: Japanese. Published: July 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is a story healing your mind. Written in Japanese.
Takeshi Suzuki Goes For A Walk
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about the depressing nature of modern life. Follow Takeshi Suzuki as he, well, goes for a walk...
Name of Love
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sunny has grown used to her older brother Horace's yawning crying. But she refuses to adjust to the notion that the physically deformed and mentally retarded twenty-one year old will have to be retired to the Georgia State Insane Asylum. She's the one who takes care of him and she's the one who will save him from the family hauling him off to Milledgeville--no matter what she has to do.
The First Day of Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young woman is thrown from a helicopter only to be caught by a ex-special forces trooper himself fleeing a burning oil-platform, the last hold-out of military control in the new reality of a terrorist destruction beyond all imagining. The soldier wants to kill himself and then take vengeance on the terrorist in the Afterlife, but he's already in Hell and vengeance may be closer than he thinks.
Call of the Beguiled
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cheryl Oliphant doesn’t do well in social situations. The fourteen year old girl’s best friend, Nicolena, is a four-foot, South American tree boa and her parents are getting divorced. On the plus side, Cheryl just met Teddy Rasmussen who offered her a sympathetic ear plus an inch-thick slice of apricot, sour cream loaf.
Pretty Piece of Work Vol. 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short stories from Shannon L. Arrant, featuring the four new stories Jasmine Forever, Chaos, Unity and The Truth as well as the previously released works Brilliance, Shadows of Self, Chameleon, and Canary in a Coal Mine.
Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mrs. Malory visits the Taviscombe Festival, which has been appropriated by Adrian Palgrave, a writer of little renown. Palgrave, literary executor for Lawrence Meredith, a leading literary figure of the 20s and 30s, is found beaten to death, and suspects abound. Two other deaths and an attempt to destroy Meredith’s papers lead Sheila to search for long-held secrets that bred fatal consequences.
Two Pockets
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
According to Hasidic tradition, everyone must have two pockets, so they can reach into the one or the other, according to need. In the right pocket are to be the words: ‘For my sake was the world created,’ and in the left: ‘I am dust and ashes.’
A Subtle Thing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,530. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Raw, honest and relentless, Alicia’s debut novel is a heartbreaking and uplifting journey into one woman’s battle with clinical depression. Drawing on her experience as a clinical psychologist, Alicia has created a compelling portrait of what life looks like through the eyes of someone whose actions may otherwise appear inexplicable.
The Shortest Journey
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 52,890. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mrs. Malory returns to investigate a rich widow's disappearance after her daughter pressures her mother to sign over a large inheritance. There are many surprises as the dauntless sleuth delves beneath the peaceful surface of village life. Book 3 of Holt's Mrs. Malory mysteries.
Vaccine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Professor is upset when Eve doesn’t show up at work. Gerald assists the Prof’ with his research and has helped develop a vaccine that will provide immunity to a deadly virus. Eve arrives with Adam. But problems arise when it is found that Adam & Eve have a positive test result. The vaccine is new & the side effects are unclear, but Adam & Eve are infected & the lab is contaminated.
Honor in the Heart
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 123,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of ordinary people, struggling to overcome life wounds,find meaningful work, people to love. Characters with entire gamut of personality types form unlikely attachments based on their working together in a school. Readers follow them at school and in their private lives where the impact of being part of that school really resonates. Scenes behind closed doors reveal politics,human dynamic.
My Dear Charlotte
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A British Regency murder mystery/romance set in 1815, written “with the assistance of Jane Austen’s letters.” Balls, visits, courtships, gossip (and murder, of course!). Especially for readers who love Jane Austen, Sharon Lathan, Georgette Heyer and Barbara Pym.
Porcelain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of both new and previously published short stories, poems, and essays, by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. Porcelain offers a personal draft of the author’s navigation through a world that is fantastical, offbeat, ironic, unexpected, and true.