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A Broken Claw, A Cat's Eye Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Winter wears on for Kion's mercenaries, Traleau tries to reach out to the two new captives who share his fate and his fearful position in the group. But when he does, he finds himself stepping into the histories of other named men, and the maelstrom of wills tangled up in them.
The King of Patio World
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Kermool Berbarrian is the self-appointed king of patio furniture. He brashly converted a gas station into a thriving business and now has everything he needs -- except for Miss Esmeralda Potts. Although he doesn't know it yet, she is about to turn his life upside down. A short story from the collection Unlikely Stories: Fatal Fantasies and Delusions
The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
On a drunken whim, Terrance makes a bet he lives to regret. To find the most bizarre theatrical act possible. And make money out of them. But when he stumbles across The Unlikely Bibles, it seems he’s struck gold. Or opened up a whole new world of problems . . . A story haunted by the past, and yet driven by an overwhelming urge to move forward. The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story.
Momentary Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
A Silent Company: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Hillary wakes on a dreary winter’s morning. The night after a wedding. And a night of unbelievable regret . . . but not for her. A story of rebirth amid the rubble of a former life. A Silent Company: A Short Story.
Cleanse the Soul
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A man in prison claws at the walls around him. Accused of a crime he didn't commit, he thinks on his family, life, and he trembles. His captors wear him down, and pick his defenses apart. Pain and exhaustion come together and make him feel like an animal who has nothing more than the truth to hold on to. But what happens when he loses that?
She Haunts Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on a true event, this is the touching tale of a woman misunderstood and left unjustifiably incarcerated for life. She is forever a sparkle of light in her dim surroundings, leaving valuable lessons in her wake. It is a story of joy, heartbreak, surprise, and anger, and is destined to be remembered.
Strange Courtships: Nine Romantic Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.44 from 9 reviews)
This collection brings together nine “well-crafted” tales of contemporary women seeking love. Most of the stories appeared in literary magazines, and a few are new. From the mysteries of early love to online deceptions, Carla Sarett captures the charm of older Hollywood romance, tinged with the metaphysical. This is romance-deconstructed and turned on its head.
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
The Prisoner of War (Pilot): Part I of the Serial Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A mysterious warrior held for ransom. A small, brave kingdom under threat from a distant monarch. Three young people unknowingly swept up by history, whose choices could shift the course of a nation. Published serially in the 19th century style made famous by Dickens and Dumas, THE PRISONER OF WAR is a tale of adventure, romance, and political intrigue set at the height of the Viking Age.
Susanna Childress
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Awst Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This collection includes 4 poems and an essay from Susanna Childress, first Featured Author from Awst Press. Each piece unflinchingly explores the loss of a friend, of a pet, of a neighbor's child, or of one's own child, as well as the involvement of others in support roles. The insight and power of this work can be appreciated by anybody including those not normally drawn to poetry.
Sister Christian-Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Nigel's Holiday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bestselling romance writer Nigel Hawthorne, brought low by writer's block, seeks inspiration in a walking tour of Romania, and finds more than he bargained for.
Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Karlson Davis has a decision to make. Keep exploiting the bass player of his band. Or come clean. Call the whole thing off. Decisions, decisions . . . A story which explores farce, and when it’s time to call it quits. Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story.
Historia de un amor moderno
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
El tiempo evoluciona, las historias de amor ya no son como antes, amores imposibles que se vuelven posibles, tintes dramáticos, novela negra de nuestros días, con un intrigante final.
Cause & Effect
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Martin’s existence has centered on his wife, Sophie, for thirteen years. Their tumultuous, explosive relationship ends in adultery and her abrupt death, leaving Martin to pick up the pieces of the life she built for them – and a daughter he barely knows. With the touching insights of his little girl and memories of Sophie to keep him going, Martin navigates the year after her death.
Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Dean Grey is waiting on an old friend. They once shared many adventures in the past but have not seen each other in some time and Dean hopes to confirm something he has thought for years.
Leaving Gilead
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,680. 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.
Chancy
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The origins of a modern Flying Dutchman, trying to sail round the world, his adventure interrupted by his own success as a businessman. He learns that following your dreams isn't as easy as you'd like, and even when you do, dreams can be a tricky things. Beautifully illustrated with photos by Tom Tsui.
Pieces: A Collection of Short Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From an inept witch with a vendetta to a banshee with a drinking problem, this collection of short stories has the right mix of normal and paranormal. "PIECES" features stories previously published in anthologies, as well as some never-before-seen work from this author. Sometimes funny, sometimes eerie, and always with that touch of voice singular to Heather, PIECES will stay with you.