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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.
Reunions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reunions is a bildungsroman flavored with romance, action, and suspense. It asks the reader to think about what you would do if your child's survival was in the hands of your worst enemy.
Xenos: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes the only way to find yourself is to leave behind everything you've ever known... and become a stranger.
Three Stories About Eccentricity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three stories with three memorably unbalanced narrators. Meet Brose, a professional legal entity for hire, who suddenly finds his lucrative anonymity threatened when a friend buys an RPG for him on Avenue C and 13th Street. Then there's Ophelia, whose fetish is the NFL, and finally you won't forget Ray, whose politically-incorrect father's in the hospital for standing up for his black employees.
Caring for the Elderly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Hun is ninety-some-odd years old and at the mercy of a bitter, controlling black woman hired by the family to keep their beloved relative at home till she dies. When Hun's two grand-nieces show up one fall morning for a visit, the caregiver cranks her meanness up a notch. She gets them told! Hun cries...
Final Decree. A Dead Dog Divorce.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A story of one hellish divorce, based in part on real events, in which a thieving wife steals millions of dollars from their joint accounts and then convinces her friends her husband is cheating on her in order to explain her reason for filing for divorce. A cautionary tale for both men and women.
Three Stories About Extremity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What bubbles up in your consciousness when faced with the extremity of death, either yours or others with whom you interact? The theme of the individual in extremis links these three stories, each singular in its account of the moment we all know we have coming.
A Daughter's Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young woman attempts to take care of her father who struggles with inner demons from his time at war. Can a daughter's love overcome the ferocity of a battle being waged in the mind? A tale from the Nibs literary short story line.
The Divined Comedy
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ava Frick works second shift at the Texaco Gas Mart where, when business is slow, she reads Soren Kierkegaard and drops the I Ching. The other day she got five broken lines ( __ __ ) and one solid ( _____ ). Not a good omen!
Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fascinated by the human condition, the individual, and philosophy, L.R. Drake incorporates these elements into each one of his stories. This ebook contains four stories: “My Friend Nick” “The Man Who Cheated Death” “The Faithful Student" “Between Death and Life"
Nowhere Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Adventure » General
Two friends are on the final leg of their round the world journey when a sudden storm sinks their boat. Shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island the pair fight for survival and the dwindling hope of rescue.
The Coffin Lady of Crosby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
Emergence
Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nadia Rasmussen, the reference librarian at Brandenberg Public Library, is discovering that true love can be found at the Hoxie Feed and Grange just as easily as at the cheesy dating bars.
Ares
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the citizens of Ares are forced to evacuate due to the looming threat of invasion, Luna, the sister of a man in charge of the evacuation decides to stay, doubting the need to leave.
Twice Born
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Although a romantic at heart, Sita consents to an arranged marriage to a medic Ram and starts her new life in Glasgow. Her feisty, confident, vivacious personality wins her friends. ‘Here comes chapatti and curry,’ laughs the big guy of the tipsy duo.' Aye and what are you, mince and tatties?’ retorts Sita, 'Learnt the patter, hen?
Historias Breves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En este volumen hay 50 pequeñas historias sin moralejas, que al viejo estilo, tienen un comienzo y un final.
Life In Pause
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The movements of life and the pauses in between are revealed in this short narrative. From the perspective of a single man,neither hero nor villain; he is like us. His story doesn't begin here and even with his last words his story continues beyond the words THE END. But this short blurb is enough for now. In this post-apocalyptic short are the revelations, not of humanity, but of a simple man.