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Thank You and Good Night by Ray Succre
Price: Free! Words: 210,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Screenplays » Biographical
Based closely on the multi-faceted and prolific life of Rod Serling, creator (and both head writer and host) of The Twilight Zone, Thank You and Good Night spans the rise and fall of a television icon. Through both narrative and script, Thank You and Good Night follows writer Emery Asher through the raucous, speculative, and complex world of home-screen celebrity in the early days of television.
The Steakhouse Cowboys by K. J. Ester
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Brett and Harry are cowboys in the truest sense of the word. They are hard, tough, and serious men who take their jobs and steaks serious.
Silver Icon by Nick Nicholas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Silver Icon is a short story about a day in the life of a typical American worker at a typical American corporation during a reduction in workforce action. Job elimination, off-shoring, and systemic layoffs to reduce costs is common place in today’s workforce. This is the story of Rick, an information technology worker, who experiences this ever repeating story in America.
Riding Out the Dumb Silence by Michael Phillips
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips, "Riding Out the Dumb Silence" collects work from 1996 - 2005. Odd and unpredictable, this is a collection that will have you returning to it again and again for another taste of the weird and wonderful.
The Hart & Horn by C. S. Gordon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When the paths of a slacker, a modern-day troubadour and a 40-something divorcee converge, each wonders if the other might lead to their happily ever after. But they aren’t in a fairytale; they’re in the real world of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula facing loss, difficult relationships and the realization that happy endings are a lot like unicorns.
Cuộc Tình Cuối Cùng Của Chàng Cảnh Sát by Mr Tuong IX
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mechiael Kellin bước ra từ phòng tắm. Trong khi vừa đưa tay cài cúc áo sơ mi vừa với lấy bao súng P38 từ chiếc bàn nhỏ kê nơi đầu giường, anh thấy rõ đôi mắt xinh đẹp của Cora thoắt biến thành trầm ngâm và băn khoăn, theo dõi từng chuyển động của anh. Cô vẫn nằm trên giường, dưới tấm chăn mỏng hiện rõ từng đường nét của cơ thể hút hồn.
Sight Unseen: A Short Story by M. Allen Cunningham
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Maxwell's wife gets corrective laser surgery, things get complicated. "Sight Unseen" is a 5,300-word short story by M. Allen Cunningham, author of the novel The Green Age of Asher Witherow, the novel Lost Son, and the illustrated limited-edition story collection Date of Disappearance.
Chancy by Ed Teja
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The origins of a modern Flying Dutchman, trying to sail round the world, his adventure interrupted by his own success as a businessman. He learns that following your dreams isn't as easy as you'd like, and even when you do, dreams can be a tricky things. Beautifully illustrated with photos by Tom Tsui.
The Alien's Luggage by Jose R. Rodriguez
Series: Short stories, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about unfulfilled expectations. Two cousins think they hit the jackpot when they run into a crashed UFO, only to find out that what they though was their ticket to fame and riches is just another of life's disappointments.
A World within A World by Suzanne Steinberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a fictional biography, which goes deep into the mind of Carl Jung, one of the founding fathers of psychology. It goes into his motivations, and what makes all of us human. Carl Jung turned his mind into a juggle of perceptions, expecting every human being to hunt for the kill, in hopes of finding the line between individuality and choice.
Flying Lessons by H. Lovelyn Bettison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Nebulous Mooch. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.00 from 1 review)
Henry and his daughter, Chandra, are stuck. Haunted by the past, they sleepwalk through life until unexpected relationships shake up their perceptions of reality. Henry’s new friendship with a neighbor blurs the boundaries between the living and the dead, and Chandra starts to see possibilities she’s never noticed before.
Simple Life by Jose R. Rodriguez
Series: Short stories, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Unhappiness can be self inflicted when we fail to appreciate what we have or get sidetracked by worries that are not worth our time. In this short story, a young boy who is poor but doesn't know it, who is happy with his simple life, has that life tarnished by worries that, while look to him insurmountable, are small peanuts. Death and a missing love one reset the boy's priorities in life.
Curses, A Mobley Meadows Novel by Gerald Summers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
After saving Texas from the oppressive regime of Governor Edmund Jackson Davis and overseeing the inauguration of Governor Richard Coke, United States Circuit Court Judge Mobley Meadows sets out on a full tour of his court circuit. Accompanied by his two deputy marshals, Edson Rabb and Jack Anthony Lopes, he heads for Cimarron, New Mexico to settle a major land grant dispute.
Grosse Fugue by Ian Phillips
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
On one side, the genius of Bach, Beethoven, Schubert. On the other, depravity at its worst: hounding of innocents, appalling transports, death camps. Stuck in a grey world between: Reuben Mendel, musician, sage, survivor. This searing and compelling narrative confronts the legacy of genocide, survivor guilt and the redemptive power of great music.
The Door to Freedom by Curtis Ackie
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Steeped in his own brand of disquieting melancholy, Curtis Ackie’s surreal debut maps Eilian’s unsettling journey through the mind of his obsessive lover.
The Giftie by Max Halley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his mid-forties, a great man’s protégée, Chief Executive Chauncey Applegate senses an impending crisis of identity. When his firm falls to the venal Krieg Corporation, he bolts to the sanctuary of a run-down farm in order to re-engineer his life. But corporate politics dog him in exile and Chauncey is driven into a personal wilderness from which the only escape is locked in the past
Warrior's Song (The Parker Shaw Series) by Thomas M. Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Twenty-year-old Parker Shaw, a direct descendant of Civil War Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, must determine what he will do with the rest of his life. As he approaches college graduation, his senses are keenly tuned in to the prevailing current--something that leaves a bad taste in his mouth. Ultimately, he has to learn to use all of his senses to navigate his life successfully
Eagle Bear by Buddy Hannah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eagle Bear is a giant of a warrior and a Cherokee Death Warrior who becomes the chief of the Cherokee Nations Wolf Clan, in the early 1700's. There are many adventures told about Eagle Bear and his family. If you like William Johnstone or Louis LaMour then you love Buddy Hannah as an author.
The Sheriff of Sorrow by Jack Bates
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Western
Cal Haskell is brought to a remote, industrialized town in Michigan’s northern tier by a group of wealthy men who want him to be the sheriff. Cal quickly discovers that the men care more for their wealth than they do for their workers, citizens, or even families. Caught up in class and racial struggles, Cal finds his concept of justice is in great contrast to the men who intend to hire him.