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Simple Hearts
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Foul-mouthed Marna Copparelli, who waitresses at Guido's Pizza on Federal Hill, wouldn't know a semicolon from a large intestine. Luther Buttafuoco writes books that get reviewed in the New York Times literary section. He wants a date with Marna Copparelli. Good luck, Luther!
Cindy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction like it should be. Cindy is a horse and buggy story that takes place after The Civil War in the United States as told by her son Doug. Cindy lost her husband and has been caring for her family. In comes a new husband, then we lose him and move to Vermont from Virginia. (What a mess) The town and his family are brats. You'll love it when he comes home though. The Author: Douglas Kapin
Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories of lost love, romance, humor and love of family.
The Chamber Four Fiction Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
25 of the best short stories published on the web in 2009/10--chosen by the editors of ChamberFour.com, a website dedicated to making reading more enjoyable and more rewarding. Includes a wide range of stories from great online lit mags. This anthology is DRM-free and free to download. Find a complete table of contents, a PDF version, author bios, interviews, and more at Chamber Four.
Hunting Paradise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Although Hell can be portrayed as a vivid tangible landscape, in reality it's a mental backdrop. Loss of self respect and worth as well as a loss of purpose can plunge a person into his own hell on many levels. This tale explores the theme of loss and redemption by following two characters separated in time by four generations, each man dealing with a life crisis.
The Guest
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
One life ends, another begins. This story was first published in Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal.
The Hitler Error
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1944. Nazi Germany. The war’s final hours. Three Nazi officers, purloin a fortune in diamonds. Sixty years later, an old man tries to sell a postage stamp, a gift from a grateful Holocaust survivor, and the killings begin. The man’s son is sucked into a deadly race to locate the stolen diamonds. And just when you think the mystery’s been solved, you’ll be off on another path of intrigue.
The August Strangers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The August family wanted a child and gave birth to a lie! Suddenly, a secret harbored threatens to rip them apart. What is it? The question propels Mike August on a frantic odyssey across America. The incredible scheme Mike devises to save his family, makes up the plot of this gripping novel. It moves its readers beyond words, and into the lives of its sharply drawn characters.
The Pearl, Vol. 2--To a Far-Off Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,700. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Pearl, Vol. 2--To a Far-Off Country continues the adventures of David Theyden and those who went with him to find the pearl.
Hunter's Moon
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
October, the month of summer gifts and winter threats, kindles many passions. In this small upstate NY valley, where life clings to simplicity, the Hunter's Moon signals the Final Harvest.
Luck of the Count
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a Saturday morning drunk, the Count and his grown son Lucky stumble onto a black woman's shack in the quarters of Cornerville to pilfer for food. When she happens up on them, the Count pulls out his pocket knife and cuts her throat. They go to jail but not for long because the Count's brother King, as usual, gets them out. But the old lady's not done with them. Especially Lucky.
Circle City Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Mac turned his life upside down for his wife, leaving behind a promising career to pursue her dream of long-haul trucking. When she leaves him for another man, his life is suddenly full of more twists and turns than a mountain road. Will he be able to find the right road to travel?
Today, I Told a Lie (a short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Kody is a kid who really doesn't mind playing by himself at Recess, no matter how odd it may look. One of his friends invites him to play softball with him and some of the older kids, although Kody isn't too thrilled with the idea. He thinks the whole thing will end up being a disaster, and unfortunately, he's right. RATING: PG-13 for some crude and strong language.
Tobacco Brown, a Novel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,590. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tobacco Brown is the story of a man whose mind is fragmenting into wildly disparate pieces, each breaking off in its own conception—psychological drama, brutal reality, mordant satire—but each incorporating shadows and shards of the others, and each hero of them driven by the same awful curse: a need to search out the nature of reality.
A Collection of Short Stories, Volume 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,830. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of short stories follows Cal Rowland through his mature days of life when he finally concluded that it is very difficult to discover what happens after death, and therefore he embarked on earthy pursuits, like winning at horse-racing, fast cars and not taking life too seriously.
A Collection of Short Stories, Volume 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,920. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of short stories follows Cal Rowland through his after-college years when he began to experiment with hypnosis, past life regression, striving to explore and understand the true meaning of life, while breading ferrets and wolves on his Florida wild animal pet ranch.
Fortress of Solitude (Short Story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When one door closes, another opens, or so they say. So why am I sitting behind a locked door in the laundry room, wondering how I got here? When is that other door going to open? And what will I find behind it?
A Collection of Short Stories, Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of short stories follows Cal Rowland though his University days, his attempts to understand the meaning of it all, why are we here and where do we go, and how to influence girls to do what he wants.
Tables of Joy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Thanksgiving: A time for thanks. A time for joy. A time for laughter. But not at the Flynn table. There's a sibling rivalry, disappointment and heartbreak, and the love that brings the family together year after year. Told from the perspective of those invited, this novel follows two families who gather round a table and fake the thanks.
Mary Waboss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When it came to advising Mary Waboss how to find a better life no one was shy in telling her what she had to do. Mary listened and believed and dreamed. Even when they said to leave the small children on the reserve and escape with just Peter to the city, she still listened like a good soldier following orders. But what they didn't tell her was that they couldn't guarantee happiness.