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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Beyond Captive Seas by Deborah Weetman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This story spans time, connecting with key events that led to that fateful day when Ariana met her destiny and had her world tipped upside down, again. Stolen, when she was only six years old, Ariana had been forced to work as a slave on a smuggling ship. She endured the heartache for many years until one event forced her to make a decision that would change her life forever...
The House of Incest by Anais Nin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
The House of Incest, Anais Nin's famous prose poem, was first published in Paris in 1936 and immediately drew attention from the era's prominent writers, including Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. While written in English, it is considered a landmark work in the French surrealist tradition and one of the most unique books in 20th century literature.
The Fly on the Rose by Elizabeth Petty Bentley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Temple has no intention of remarrying after the messy civil divorce that left her without custody of her two girls. Then she meets Q, who doesn't understand that a civil divorce hasn't abrogated her religious vows. She decides he doesn't need to know, since he's not of her faith. She thinks he doesn't need to know about her daughters either. She couldn't be more mistaken.
Islands of the Gulf Volume 1, The Journey by Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,830. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 3 reviews)
To Andre Boudreau, Herbert West is the Doctor, who saved his life in the Great War. Andre will follow him into Hell if necessary. Margaret Bellgarde knows him as Dr. Francis Dexter, attractive but mysterious. One day she will be shocked by what she is willing to do for his sake. But who is he really? She doesn’t know – and the possibilities are disturbing.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead by Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Remembering Rose by Chris Lundy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A town renames a street, forgetting that the street was already named after a woman who died years ago. But one woman still remembers her. And she just wants to be heard. A short story of 1,200 words, with many free samples.
Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar by Kochery C Shibu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(3.00 from 1 review)
In a project site in the remote Himalayas where superstitions and religious beliefs are as important as the engineering Nanda, Khusru and Rekha come together through a series of twists and turns in their lives..Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar is about the aspirations of people with their cares and worries woven to the site life. Each has a story to tell and a dream to realise.
Branches - Three Stories About Family by Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
At the Bus Station by Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. A young couple arrive in a bus terminal. Both are nervous at their impending separation. We assume it's a sad time for both, but is it? Are they running from a problem, or merely solving it in a different way?
Hotlanta by John Blandly
Series: Southern Girls, Book 3 · Romantic Comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sure, it would be cool to win a Pulitzer Prize, but if you become a writer to impress her, maybe, think again. There are other writers out there, writing excellent novels like, "The Truth," and winning Nobel prizes. So, if I am still in love with her, I am out of excuses. A mini-novelette.
Writing Trash and Hunting Buffalo by Jay Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when you turn into the thing you most abhor? "Writing Trash and Hunting Buffalo" tells of a man who reports on the glitter set he despises, but through several tragic events that catapult him into the limelight, soon becomes similar to them. Can this conflicted man survive the constant struggle for his soul and the incessant barrage of corrupt lifestyles of the Hollywood elite?
The Transformation by Forester de Santos
Series: Writing Practice, 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This short story deals with the coping, the frustration and the nightmares of an engineer after a chemical plant explosion.. This short story deals with post-traumatic stress, the fears and the anger and the memory loss... And it also deals with the abandonment by those who supposedly love... The story also deals with the fact that one must want to be really healed in order to be really healed...
The Snake-Bearer by Peter Schnake
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories) by Angela Amman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
The Time Given by Jen Trygg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,540. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.00 from 1 review)
When circumstances drive Tara to extreme measures, she questions if her actions define her as a whore, home wrecker, and bigamist. After the fall of society Tara finds herself alone in a world where people struggle for survival. She finds her own way, but her life becomes inexorably intertwined with that of James, a married man she adores, and Gary, a powerful man she does not trust.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems by Gisele T. Siegmund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
The 2015 Jersey Devil Press Anthology by Nicola Belte, Jackson Burgess, Christopher DeWan, J.D. Hager, Anna Lea Jancewicz, Liz Kicak, Christopher Lettera, Kimberly Lojewski, Ally Malinenko, Matthew Meyers, Ben Nardolilli, Michael Sions, Danger Slater, yt sumner, Sloan Thomas, Graham Tugwell, & Yvonne Yu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 2015 Jersey Devil Press Anthology contains the best work from our last five years, written by some of our favorite authors. We love them in a way we’re not entirely comfortable with. And we know you’ll feel the same.
Jalapeno Park by Lee S Holt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
Between Black and White by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?