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Interstate Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dreamer came back to Austin, Texas from a bad banana war with a souvenir slug in his head. No big deal, just a minor side effect: Now, every safe, every lock, every fancy alarm takes a nap when he's around. Dreamer's not tempted. He's straight arrow and doesn't need the dough. He's happy selling guppies, hanging out at Mama Lucy's Vishnu and esus Barbecue. It's never that simple with Neal Barrett.
Erase my memory, gentlemen
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Russian. Published: June 18, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
На землю мягко опускались сумерки. Снежинки  кружились  и водили свой непонятный хоровод.
Все искрилось  праздничным светом. Яркие огни, освещая весь город, замирали в ожидании чуда.
That's All the Time We Have
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A friend comes to say goodbye in a short memoir of love, regret, and finality.
Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Flowers End
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman travels to a remote Welsh valley in search of her family history and finds herself embroiled in the myth and magic of that ancient land.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Wise Guy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a modern fable set in the exciting world of international life coaching - transformational!
Jack Lives Here
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.
The Evaporation of Hands
You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poetry and prose. No specific theme. A lot of yata yata and plenty of la-de-da.
Lost Apple
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,920. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Laid off by their school districts, Frank, Paul, Arianna and Jan are enticed by billionaire Tim Schimmel's generous financial offer. The only catch: surviving his summer program (and each other) in the stifling, bug-ridden hills of the Arkansas Ozarks. But physical discomfort is a minor nuisance when confronted with the bizarre machinations of their wealthy host.
The Billiardist
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A writer practices billiards while trying to finish the stories of the characters in his head. Although his characters plague him, following him everywhere he goes, he can't seem to finish writing about them.
Shifting Gears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wesley Pierce, a Virginia State Trooper, is in search of the perfect log cabin to settle down in. After losing his brother and doing his best to care for the family he left behind he decides, a year after Nathan’s death, that he’s finally ready to move forward.
Indian Summer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Colorado Justice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Leaving prison, Colorado Justice must keep an appointment at home to remain free. But seems everyone is determined to stop him. He helps two ladies and is robbed. The McKennas, traveling in the same direction, renew a feud that started in prison. And those two ladies keep showing up. Then he meets a beautiful woman who steals his heart. His troubles keep on coming as he fights his way toward home
The Reluctant Gun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Left alone after the death of his mother, Matt Wilson buys a gun and becomes the best there is. Forced into gunfights and earning a reputation that he doesn't want, Matt changes his name and heads west. When Matt meets and falls in love with a girl in Wyoming, he soon finds that it will take all of his skill with a gun to save the girl's ranch from the range hog who wants the entire valley.
Ah ! Vous dirais-je maman ?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: French. Published: June 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
« Ah ! Vous dirais-je maman ? » est une auto-biographie de Jean-Claude Sestier. Un moyen de découvrir, à travers son style incomparable, une tranche d’histoire allant de la deuxième guerre mondiale à la fin de la guerre d’Algérie. Revivez au travers des yeux d’un enfant, puis ceux d’un adolescent et d’un jeune homme, des moments épiques, parfois tragiques, d’une éducation à la dure.
Did You Whisper Back?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Did You Whisper Back? is a psychological novel about family secrets and a disturbing portrayal of the fragility of the mind.
El llibre de tòpics
Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: Catalan. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La inesperada aparició d’un manuscrit que connecta Lovecraft amb l’inventor de la bomba atòmica. Els riscos de casar-se per catàleg. En una casa de Castelló hi ha una entrada a l’infern... Vint relats breus de Carles Bellver Torlà, calculadament ambigus uns o francament fantàstics uns altres. Inquietants o còmics segons com es miri: això ja depèn del lector.
This Old Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
~A Dime Novel short~ Not all men are defined by the work they do. But, for others, their job can become the best – or maybe worst – part of them. Though no longer sheriff, Jeb Stander feels duty bound to help the local posse hunt an escaped bank robber. Current sheriff Ben Tembow doesn't seem quite as receptive to the idea as the others. Could there be more to the situation than meets the eye?