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El reencuentro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cuando las cartas nos vienen malas y perdemos la partida que pensábamos que era nuestra única razón de ser, creemos que el reloj se ha parado y que la muerte es inminente. Sin embargo, suena entonces el teléfono y al otro lado del hilo se escucha una voz amiga y cálida, una de esas personas con la que no se ha hablado ni se ha visto desde los tiempos de la universidad...
Chroniques Terriennes (Volume I)
Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ce livre met en scène une série de petites histoires de plusieurs genres : horreur, fantastique, polar… et surtout parle de tragédies quotidiennes, des monstres humains qui rôdent dans notre société. C’est une virée réaliste dans la société, mêlée à une science fiction proche de Métal Hurlant. Bref, il y en a pour tous les goûts en somme. Sauf qu’ci, pas de happy end !
All but one
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Julia’s family wasn’t rolling in money, but they were never short of money for groceries or a holiday. One evening her father didn’t come home and when she started looking for him at his work she was told that they hadn’t seen him for months – since the day that he was fired…
Life After Life, Another Glimpse at Grief, 'Til Death--Never--Do US Part, a true tale of initiation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Romance » General
Orr relates, in straightforward prose, the ways in which her grief propels her into past-life regression therapy and alters her perception of her own spiritual path….Cathartic and emotionally relevant for readers who have recently suffered a loss —Kirkus Reviews
Spring Argyle
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jacob just bought Willow Reed's book store. He loves the quiet life between the shelves of dusty books. If only his best friend Liz would see him as more than a friend life would be complete. Enter Sydney, a flirtatious brunette who turns Jacob's world upside down. Who will be the one for Jacob when the dust settles?
The Howling Winds
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
...'the moon darkened...time bled...the grains of a forgotten world'...
A Child Out Of Alcatraz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Searingly original, brutal, unique. Tara Ison is unquestionably an important new voice in American fiction.” —Carolyn See, author of The Handyman “A fascinating and wonderfully evocative first novel about life on Alcatraz – seen through the eyes of a little girl growing up on the Rock in the 1950s. A compelling story, richly evoking a time and place.” —Kirkus Reviews
Carl’s Hat Wins Marathon: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At age ninety-two, the last surviving player from Super Bowl XXI in 1987, Carl decides to win the New York Marathon or die trying. And that’s exactly what he does. In front of the world’s cameras, he crashes to the ground, finished. But his hat doesn’t stay finished. Runner after runner picks it up and relays it to the front-runners, where a battle of epic proportion ensues to get Carl’s hat acro
Four-Way Stop
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
970 words. A man's choices lead him to four red lights in the middle of nowhere, where he is haunted by a ghost of his past.
Summer Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,040. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Conner has lost his girlfriend, his job, a scholarship, and has been kicked out of college. Instead of retreating back to his parents’ basement and a life of mediocrity and factory labor, he decides to stay the summer in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana.
Delhi Deadlines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A washed out journalist, posted to India to cover a bloody election campaign, uncovers truths about his son's life - and death - in the country, truths that test loyalties forged in the war zones of Bosnia and Rwanda. A fiercely evocative narrative of modern-day India, filled with the clamour and hot stinks of its capital, this is a novel of death woven through with life.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Friday Afternoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a hurry, and stuck behind a dirty pickup truck on a lonely two-lane road in western North Carolina, corporate executive Bryce Stanford attempts a bad pass around the wrong guy. The events which follow will test his courage, his strength...and his soul. In the surreal tradition of The Twilight Zone, "Friday Afternoon" is an unforgettable journey into the inner reality of who a man really is.
.30-.30 Vision
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it enough for a young man to remember a fine Autumn day spent at the side of his father? Or do darker memories squirming in the depths of his brain matter more? Or even more: is it ever all right to kill a thing of beauty?
Metamorphosis of Me
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A reclusive man may be flubbing his reentry into society.
Old Farts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
Subvision
Price: Free! Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Scherzo Trepan's journey to the underworld begins each morning on the banks of a river. A rusted fridge is his elevator and to the sweat and heat of an incinerator plant he travels. Until one day he wakes up in a hospital to the sight of aliens landing and the sound of a snapped on rubber glove.
Some Lessons In Gaelic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When an eleven-year-old English boy arrives in Southern Ireland, walking on his hands and quoting Shakespeare, the natives begin to treat him with suspicion. The town he finds himself in is a small mid-century (1950) maelstrom of snobbery, nationalism, sexual repression and quaint quintessential Irish intolerance, presided over by a clergy, discharging duties of guidance and tutelage.
Rồng và Rắn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: Urdu. Published: April 18, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
NGUYỄN VIỆN RỒNG & RẮN Hay là bốn tiểu thuyết Nguyễn Viện Tiểu thuyết Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition Copyright @2012 by Nguyễn Viện ISBN: 978-1-4524-7353-6
Imbroglio
Price: Free! Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life manifests as an ovegrown, petulant baby, whilst melancholy flirts dangerously with an identity crisis.