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Leaving Gilead
By Robert Crompton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier.
Time Frame
By William C. Morley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the narrator strolls the dock at the yacht club he finds himself in a situation more weird than he could ever have imagined. Nor could he have imagined it would involve a long-time friend and cause him to tell lies to cancel a dinner date. The reader will have much to ponder. For a long time.
Epidermis
By Nikki McWatters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Eugenius Publishing. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
An eclectic collection of confronting short stories that peel away masks and expose sides of life that are usually simmering beneath the surface. Written by Nikki McWatters who was shortlisted for the Queensland Premiers Literary Award for emerging author. This is an anthology that will make you think about life with greater depth. Raw. Honest. Confrontational.
The Little Wooden Chair -or- The Most Unlikely Hero
By MJ Ware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maggy's grandfather knows he'll be dead by the time she's born. The only gift he can afford is one he makes with his own hands. As he finishes the little wooden chair, he has no idea that his gift will not only be her protector and companion, but it will teach her the meaning of Love. Includes a free bonus story: The Price of Friendship.
The Artistic Life
By Mark SaFranko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
Short Stories
By Imaginative Publishing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fascinated by the human condition, the individual, and philosophy, L.R. Drake incorporates these elements into each one of his stories. This ebook contains four stories: “My Friend Nick” “The Man Who Cheated Death” “The Faithful Student" “Between Death and Life"
A Surgeon With Big Ears
By Jorge O. Just
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
Honduras
By Joseph Ridgwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife
By R.S. Dean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
The Boto's Child
By Rosalie Loewen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story about a mother and her child takes you to the mythical realms of the Amazon River.
Rebecca
By Nealy Gihan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one seems to know what happened to Curt's pregnant girlfriend. Did she walk out on him? Was there foul play? He and her disappearance continue to be the talk of Crossroads Church.
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
By Daniel L. Lowery
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
Kitchen Acceptance
By Nealy Gihan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miranda, doctor's wife and mother, has filled her days and nights with bake sales, school snacks, dinner parties and birthday cakes. No culinary challenge has ever stumped her, but now she finds herself in a stew over her son's fiance. As Miranda struggles to accept the new woman in her son's life, she works to whisk out the lumps in her marriage in this short story on the upper middle class.
Eve (Adam's Memoir)
By Ken Kaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rejecting Milton's theological vision of Paradise Lost, Ken Kaye takes only one Biblical assertion literally: that Adam lived 930 years. A lot can happen in forty generations or so..
Broken Wing
By Anna Klay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Broken Wing is a story about an abuser who was a victim of abuse as a child. This is a story about family relations, the need for love, the devastation of rejection, and the merry-go-round that keeps turning.
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. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 ...
De werkster
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een werkster vindt overal briefjes met eigenaardige verzoeken...
Sunderwynde Revisited
By Joel Bresler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Strange happenings are in store for the residents of 4526 Sunderwynde Drive. An ancient Indian curse is about to go down, and a bungling group of oddballs wants to be there when it does. The results are hilarious, and will shake everyone off their foundations!
The Cleaning Lady
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cleaning lady keeps finding notes with peculiar requests...
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1
By Chris James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A new kind of fan fiction. Five original short stories based on characters which feature in songs by the rock band Genesis.