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+ One by Brian Baleno
You set the price! Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
+ One is a general fiction novel that tells the story of Jake Andrews, a thirty year old investment banker who is torn between two worlds. He loves both his longtime girlfriend as well as job and therein lies the conflict. The long hours and incessant travel are taking a toll on his relationship.
The Birthday by Ingrid Christensen
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
Yesterday, I died (The Devil's Forge) by Shane Greenhough
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism(3.67 from 9 reviews)
Bradley Snowden wakes up almost 100 years after he died to find that he is not the man he was.
What Lies Buried by John Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
Tidewater Moon by Don Katnik
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two homeless teenagers carve out a thin existence on a New England beach, preying on the tourist life around them as it preys on them. This literary "slice-of-life" short story is gritty and dark.
Catalogue Numérique by Anne de Gandt
Price: Free! Words: 23,320. Language: French. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Compilation d'extraits, dont certains inédits, des ouvrages écrits par Anne de Gandt, ce catalogue est mis à jour à chaque nouvelle parution. Le + : il est gratuit !
Falls the Shadow by Tommy Dakar
Price: Free! Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Falls the Shadow consists of twin short stories, Falls the Shadow and La Feria, which, although they have defined identities, share a common heritage and are in many ways inseparable.
El Mototaxi. by Carlos Mario Castro
Price: Free! Words: 63,150. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
El día que Pechi, un muchacho proveniente de un barrio humilde de Sincelejo encontró a Laura perdida en un abandonado paraje en los alrededores de la ciudad, su vida cambió para siempre. Aquel mismo día se empezaron a tejer oscuros intereses en la política de la ciudad y de la región que involucrarán a Cindy, una muchacha que secretamente ha denunciado la corrupción rampante en la ciudad.
Aparição by Renato Carreira
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
O povo russo finalmente liberto do jugo tirânico dos czares. Lenine dirigindo um discurso empolgado a uma praça a abarrotar de revolucionários fervorosos. Uma estranha figura de branco surgindo do nada e pairando sobre eles. Comunismo e cristianismo em duelo de bofetões. Será que já nada é sagrado?
Three Novellas by Sandra Shwayder Sanchez
Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Last Long Walk of Noah Brown, a young man leaves his home in Annapolis in 1965. A complete innocent, he trusts the people he encounters. The King and the Clockmaker deals with the genesis of evil and the nature of time. In The Vast Darkness, a young woman student of anthropology reflects upon the influence of isolated mountain living upon her neighbors.
A Robin Redbreast in a Cage by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Robin Redbreast in a Cage is a novel about a teenaged girl taken from her alcoholic and promiscuous mother and sent to live with her uncle, a tyrannical fundamentalist minister. The only non-fundamentalist she befriends in high school is Jeremy Lawrence, a boy whose father was killed in a car accident; years later they serendipitously meet again.
How Nadine and Libby Escaped Destiny by Kali Amanda Browne
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A precocious child plays dance lesson in the back of an old trailer. Her mother watches from within. In the midst of the bittersweet scene, their lives are about to change forever, and whatever else may happen the image of an innocent child softly singing will haunt you...
On a Darkling Plain by R.P. Burnham
You set the price! Words: 116,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samuel Jellerson, 56 and forced into early retirement, is walking in the woods behind the family farm in Maine one fall day when he witnesses a priest molesting a boy. From this one event all the action in the novel follows and draws a wide cross section of the town into a theme that explores the nature of evil and its antidote empathy, the force that creates community, and fellow-feeling.
The Many Change and Pass by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 138,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel begins with the mercury poisoning of a small, impoverished boy and follows Chris Andrews, a ecological activist, Myron Seavey, a progressive librarian, and a dozen other characters, including the women Chris lives with in a house in Portland and the brother of the poisoned boy, Malcolm Kimball, who drops out of school, as they all deal with the implications of this poisoning.
Literary Lunes Magazine, March/April 2012 Issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the latest edition of Literary Lunes Magazine! I apologize for the delay, for I was having some technical difficulties on my end. In this issue, we are featuring an exclusive interview with NY Times Best Selling author, Kristin Cast of the House of Night Series. In addition, we have many other interviews, short stories, poetry, helpful literary articles
The Fourth Man by Brian Parker
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story by Brian Parker, a few words uttered by a lunch companion bring back a flood of memories from another lifetime.
A Mile in These Shoes by Sandra Shwayder Sanchez
Price: Free! Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These nine stories describe people who live on the margins of society, people who are often oppressed and always ignored. These stories give them voice and let the reader into their worlds on the edge.
Slow to Grow by Lonny Cyrelle
Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Laced with self deprecating humor and laced with a healthy dose of pathos, the novel, Slow to Grow, follows Lloyd Kulligan as he matures (slowly) over the course of 25 years from a lonely sex starved teenager to a middle aged married man (and still sex starved.
Little Bluestem: Stories from Rural America by Brian Backstrand
Price: Free! Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is a lot of hay in this collection of short stories, hay to cut,rake, bale, store and feed. And there is a lot of rusted machinery sitting in sheds and barns. But these bittersweet stories are about the people who are largely overlooked, people living with powerful memories,illness, telling their stories, discovering some small revelation about the meaning of existence and their own lives.