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Siddhartha Gautama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gautama Buddha after enlightenment carries out propagation of the Buddhist faith with his attendant all over the country. They keep on preaching sermons, especially to those women who have suffered with a lot of bad karmas, or anguishes, up until he dies.
Chasing the Minotaur
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
When his wife of twenty years dies in his arms of cancer, celebrated New York painter Emery Lake withdraws from painting and from life. To save him, his grown daughter arranges a house exchange in the south of France. But in the foothills of the Mont Sainte-Victoire, Emery discovers the long-dead painters Picasso, Renoir, Cezanne, and Van Gogh walk, paint, scheme, and love. Is it magic or madness?
Rocks at the Cuts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,200. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In order to win a rock fight against a group of rich suburbanites, a Texas teenager must build a coalition out of his peers that stretches across one town's typical boundaries of race, class, and gender.
6 Short Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
6 stories for one low price: "Wave a White Flag": An old man throws everything out the window. "Day of the Mad Shitter": Hunting a workplace slob. "How to Get Lucky": A narcoleptic's nightmares. "A Wall of Lisas": A lonely woman goes mad. "The Day After They Rounded Up Everyone Who Could Love Unconditionally": A society sheds its weakest links. "The Walking Bomb": A minister becomes a human bomb.
This Crowded Earth
Series: Crossroad Press Classics, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(1.00 from 1 review)
In this classic novel of future overpopulation, Robert Bloch takes us to a world where humans have bred themselves into a state of smothering overpopulation. The Government resorts to more and more Draconian measures to control the population and utilize what space and resources are available.
Lincoln and the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When a dimension-hopping descendant of a Confederate general attempts to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, the plan goes awry and Lincoln is stranded in a world of brave knights, drafty castles, and a princess scarred by a one-eyed dragon. As he falls for the princess, Lincoln must make a choice: fight the dragon, or return to his native country – which may need a hero even more than this one.
For I Have Seen The Wind
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short story about the inevitability of change.
Tales from The Children of The Sea, Volume 1, The Last Wooden House
Price: Free! Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When the US and World economy finally crashed, small groups of people on the West Coast of America chose to take to the sea in Ocean kayaks instead of waiting in welfare lines. One night a shape shifting/teller of tales comes to their fire and tells them about a time in the distant future when there will be only one Wooden House remaining in the ancient city site of San Francisco.
Briar Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She doesn’t remember falling through the plate glass window. She doesn’t remember anything at all, not even her name. Her only link to the past is the rose tattoo on her backside. And when she finds the tattoo parlor, she's certain she can find the truth again, one tattoo at a time. (Originally appeared in the highly acclaimed anthology Metahorror, edited by Dennis Etchison.) (short story)
Tutti i sogni che abbiamo imparato
Price: Free! Words: 11,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Una raccolta di racconti tra Reggio Emilia e Dublino. Vi chiedo gentilmente, quando l’avete scaricato e letto, una mail a davide.pignedoli@gmail.com o d4vide@gmail.com con i vostri commenti, un parere, un giudizio sui racconti. Blog: tuttiisogni.blogspot.com
Homeward Bound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General
Paul, aged out of foster care, makes a successful career on his own. But he wants more - a caring family & friends, to make a difference. A life mentor finds and guides him in deeper self-insight... and a family network. But Paul battles repeated religious rejection. Is church a waste of time? Can Christians be trusted & caring? Paul's far from convinced... and further from feeling 'at home'.
The Cry Of Morning Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aiko was raped by her classmates and delivered a fatherless baby, but who can’t, for the life of her, recall that her baby died before or after birth. She sows seeds of morning glory on behalf of her boyfriend. As morning glory grows larger, the memory of her dead baby grows worse and starts tormenting her all the more.
The Glassblower's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
Legal Procedures
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Phoebe’s Aunt Janet, who has been married six times, is advising her niece on affairs of the heart. Good Luck Phoebe!
A Land of Ash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted once every 600,000 years. We’re 40,000 years overdue. Lava flows stretch for hundreds of miles. A cloud of ash billows east, burying the Midwest, destroying crops, and falling upon the Pacific Coast like a warm, dead snow. The remnants of the United States flees south as the global temperatures plummet. These are the stories of the survivors.
More Than Kin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Walt Johnson has been a rolling stone most of his life, moving from town to town and living on the edge of homelessness. Now he has run out of time as lung cancer has left him only months to live. Walt begins a quest to find the son with whom he lost contact decades earlier. Out of money, he gets a job at a small-town restaurant in an attempt to save enough to buy a bus ticket to find his son.
Insatiable Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Naomi divorces her husband Kenya because she feels he doesn’t love her any more, but who ends up struggling desperately to support her children. Kenya gets a girlfriend, but who happens to know that cancer is gnawing his liver. They take a trip together to India and enjoy a significant time to learn the true love.
She's All I Can Think About
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man struggles with his obsession for a new girl at work and wonders the age old question: Why can't obsession be a normal part of love?
The Blooms Between Death And Reincarnation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seiko, the wife of a Zen priest Zendo, had an abortion and asks a medium to tell if she will be blessed with a child again. She feels pity for she still hasn’t held a memorial service for her aborted baby and makes paper strings in preparation for that service. They finally perform memorial services for their baby and other departed souls so all will sleep peacefully in their graves.
A Particle of God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The question of who is anointed with fame and fortune and who is not has haunted Joey Robin all his life. When he is fired as a local talk show host after forty years, he wallows in a pool of what should have been. After an anonymous e-mail advises him to go for a long drive, he sets out on a mystical journey toward enlightenment.