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Diário de um Zé Ninguém
By Rafael Castellar das Neves
Price: Free! Words: 30,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Um morador de rua que passa a receber frequentes visitas de um cidadão comum com quem conversa abertamente sobre a vida sob uma óptica simples e sábia, própria do espírito do nosso protagonista. Salpicada de pensamentos e questões existenciais, esta obra propõe ao leitor reflexões sobre a vida real, em um nível mais humano, que podem mexer consigo, com a maneira que lida com sua própria vida
Sketches of Ron Gosip and Others
By Kip Larcen
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This thought provoking collection of flash fiction by one author includes twenty-five short stories.
Журналюги
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 48,020. Language: Russian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Сергей Аман почти сорок лет в журналистике. Из них более десяти он отработал в одном из самых популярных периодических изданий Москвы. Многие события, происходившие на его глазах, и легли в основу романа "Журналюги". Однако действительные события переплелись в романе с самым откровенным, почти фарсовым, вымыслом. Тем более что это скорее не "профессиональный" роман, а любовная история...
Finding the Unseen
By Taj63622
Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An inspiring narrative to the social and political uprising of the new Bangladesh.
Сирень под пеплом
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 17,230. Language: Russian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В этом сборнике «Сирень под пеплом» вы прочитаете стихи, тексты песен и необычную прозу автора. Для Сергея Амана главное - понять и выразить самого себя, со всеми своими нюансами мироощущения. Он поэт не броский, но очень тонкий, и читать его лучше медленно: тогда появится возможность вместе с автором услышать загадочную музыку нашей трудной эпохи.
The Row Of Windows
By Daniel Lee
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
She had been thinking about leaving town for quite some time now, and finally, she decided that tonight's the night. Passing a row of windows along her way, she takes a fleeting glance in each of them, and for a very brief moment, sees beyond her own troubled life and glimpses into the lives of others. But that does not matter anymore now, does it? She's leaving town, after all.
La signorina di Montegridolfo
By Riccardo Alberto Quattrini
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: Italian. Published: March 16, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Antonia, sistemata nel convento di Montegridolfo dalla madre che l’ha abbandonata al suo destino, deve decidere se prendere i voti o sposare il capomastro venuto a sistemare il chiostro. La scelta sarà dolorosa.
В садах судьбы
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: Russian. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Это первая книга поэта и барда Сергея Амана. В ней собраны стихи и тексты песен, написанные за последние двадцать лет. Фазиль Искандер, рекомендуя его в Союз писателей, отметил сложность его творческой судьбы. Раньше его читали только друзья и профессионалы-литераторы. Сегодня поэтический сборник выходит на суд читающей публики.
What's Cookin'?
By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
This came from a short writing prompt. The idea was to write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man’s friendship with a former girlfriend. The girlfriend and the argument itself were not allowed to be mentioned.
Light
By Amna
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
In a world where everything is lay out in front of us labeled and stamped to look outside the fringe one might just realize that life is but a collection of choices we often make thinking we obtain a degree of autonomy over and with that comes different delusions associated with the fallacy of freedom, be it morals , righteousness , justice or even happiness.
Escape for an MBA
By Ke Shain
Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Nakul is an engineer and an MBA who aspires to attain prosperity by working the corporate ladder. He decides to pursue an investment-banking career, which he perceives as the most lucrative career option. He joins a firm called PanAsia and soon finds out that able leadership and work ethics, the basic attributes of a good company, are visibly scarce. This is the story of his escape from futility
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
By Carroll Ann Susco
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
The First Shall Be Last
By Joe Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Popular mystery writer Joe C. Ellis's World War II novel, The First Shall Be Last will be available for free for a limited time at Smashwords.com. THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is both a poignant love story and a realistic portrayal of the brutality of war. "Haunting, captivating, compelling, THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is a powerful mystery that grips the heart." -- Nancy Haddock, Berkley Books novelist
Shedding Skin
By Thea Atkinson
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How can a woman escape her routine if she's mired in it Roseanna's mother is fond of telling her that if it hadn't been for the Halifax Explosion, she would never have been born. With every Sunday visit, Roseanna realizes her regular routine is becoming unnerving. She thinks of her grandmother, destined for the nunnery when the Explosion occurred and freed her from a sure life of routine.
The Ocean in Bits
By Thea Atkinson
Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Simone watched her lover of forty years chew a piece of meat too big for his mouth, and too tough for his gums and realized that she wished he'd choke.
Black Denim Lit #2
By Black Denim Lit
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. This month Christopher T. Garry brings together sixty pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Ted Morrissey, Sean Monaghan and David W. Landrum. All the authors expand significantly on their work with dark, speculative tales to give immersive looks into hearts of men and women facing a changing world.
An Homage to Writers
By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This is something I wrote for a contest which I was way too late to enter. But I like the piece and I wanted to share it with other writers. I wrote it before starting a new story. The white snow is a metaphor for the blank page. Once the heroine reaches the cabin of course her journey isn't over, just as when we finish our stories it's not really the end. But it's a sweet moment, a reason to cele
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen
By Cindy Matias
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
Another Throw of The Dice
By Mary Clare Morganti
Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is the mid-eighties when a group of expatriates from Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan meet and form friendships in a small country in the tropical south Pacific. Developing friendships with local people help to establish familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of the society. Over time, past lives are glimpsed and are woven into the fabric of the narrative.
Bad Apple
By Ashley St. Clair
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“Once upon a time in a kingdom now disremembered, there lived a peasant girl by the name of Jonagold. Her hair was the colour of ginger, her skin dotted with freckles, her face round and comely.” Jonagold may sound like your typical fairy tale maiden—but her outer beauty hides an inner darkness.