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The Listening Post
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When he hears some noises in his attic Alec finds he's got a serious bat problem... and ends up having to visit the old man known as Hunchy for help.
The Moon Tonight Feels My Revenge
You set the price! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Keyhole Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One-man black metal bands and stories, a short collection of short stories by Matthew Simmons.
I & Thou
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Since going on birth control in middle school, Celeste has been on a bit of a lascivious tear, but all that sexual carnage is coming to an abrupt halt when she meets the Hassidic Jew.
O'Doul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short Western adventure... O’Doul has been a lot of places and done a lot of things in his life. Now, working on a ranch outside Pitchfork Creek, he finds bad things happening all around. The ranch owner and his wife are splitting up and O’Doul is forced to ride herd on a hot-headed cowboy. When events come to a head, O’Doul makes a deadly decision and goes into action.
Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Broken is the bittersweet journey of a man desperately trying to come to terms with his wife’s suicide only to discover that he never truly loved her, but loved another woman instead.
This Dross
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
What happens when an upper middle class couple has everything but happiness? In the case of Henry and Carla Belanger, a fire happens. Set in the San Francisco Bay Area, "This Dross" is a story about love lost.
Unwelcome Guest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
When Mrs Wren finds a belligerent flower fairy living among her prized roses, her first impulse is to snip him out of her life. But fairies know how to make mortals do their bidding. Funny fantasy short story.
The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of Western short stories focusing on character and conflict. From the suspenseful “Cross My Heart” to the comedic romp of “A Rangeland Renaissance,” to a Western twist on star-crossed romance in the title story, “The Ranch Next Door,” these stories will appeal to a variety of readers, as well as fans of the traditional Western. Total length approx. 40,330 words or 160 book pages.
Napping on Jungle Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Motherhood isn't for the weak. Especially when the mom in question has been up all night caring for a sick child. Sometimes taking a leaf from Tarzan's jungle, and sleeping with one eye half open is the only option.
Relatos Cortos
Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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Wake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Life’s a bit complicated for Adam Turner, who’s been dating a drop-dead-gorgeous blonde while developing undeniable feelings for a lifelong friend. But just when it all begins to make perfect sense, Adam discovers that all is not what it seems. Somewhere in Wake County, evil is lurking. And on Adam’s 18th birthday, he finds himself flirting with death to protect the one woman he truly loves.
Welcome to Shangri-La, North Carolina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story collection is from award-winning Carolina writer, Dawn DeAnna Wilson. One of the short stories in the collection, "The Shangri-La Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You," was a semi-finalist for the Doris Betts Fiction Prize.
The Sewing Lady's Daughter
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Rona and her husband are attempting to conceive. Rona is excited at the prospect, but her mom gets upset about the idea. She warns Rona with a disturbing story that Rona doesn't want to believe. Rona finds out the truth of her family history in this quick read.
Anita's Rescue
Series: Chaos, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A desperate teen runaway, danger and rescue on the high seas, even a little courtroom drama follows Rebecca, Tony, Tina and Chaos on their summer adventure aboard the yacht Kalliste. Tony pulls little Anita out of the dark waters of the Atlantic, but in the end, who really rescues who? A Chaos Novel - Book 2
BIG DREAMS little man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,540. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fist fights, a car wreck and being shot at have frayed 17 year old Daniel Crosscups’ nerves. He doesn’t want to kill anyone, but murder seems like the only way he’ll get any sleep. A drug dealer has threatened Daniel’s family and his best friend wants help committing suicide. A work of literary fiction.
The Savior of Turk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A porn store, 200 ft. Jesus and a fainting kid from India. Just another day in Turk, Missouri.
The Sol-Bect War, Part 1
Series: The Sol-Bect War, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC jamie@lostluggagestudios.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Humanity is near the tail end of an intergalactic war that war we are losing. After a rough skirmish, a strange object is picked up by the United Earth carrier Ticonderoga. Within, the ship's scientists find something even stranger: a man, cryogenically frozen and shot into space more than 300 years ago. The fact that he's still technically alive raises questions of Fate's hand in life and war.
Mama Lives in My Hair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four-year-old Celia Johnson is counting down the days until her mother returns from the Middle East where she is serving as an Army nurse. Even when Cee hears the news of her momma's death, she insists she'll still be returning on the day circled in red pen on the calendar. This short story reminds us all that our spirit does not die; it lives on, sometimes in the toes and hair of our loved ones.
Button, Button, I Have the Buttons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In an old Irish village, Cassie Finnegan, the victim of tragic circumstance and class warfare, must discover away to set herself free from the memories that haunt her.
Alex and the Tomato Plant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Alex and the Tomato Plant is a short story for 3 to 6 year old children who have an interest in growing plants in their family garden or in a pot on the patio. Alex the little gardener seems to have a "green thumb." He is learning how to grow different plants and herbs with the help of Papa. Join Alex as he grows his own tomato plant. Maybe you can grow your own tomato plant in the spring.