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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 6 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.
Small Fish Big Fish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ferguslie Park, Scotland, 1965. Stephen is trying to navigate his way through the uncharted waters of growing up: the world of first dates, family dramas, sex, friendships and bullies. When he chooses to keep a ten pound note he finds on the floor of a grocery store, a sequence of events is set in play culminating in a horrific crime that will test Stephen’s character to the limit.
When the Prime Minister Sneezes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The prime minister has everything he needs. Bodyguards. A chauffeured limousine. And various assistants in charge of his appearance. He’ll need all the help he can get for his wife’s funeral. A story of grief and gleam. When The Prime Minister Sneezes: A Short Story.
The Last Dreamgirl
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For every man there’s a girl who grips his imagination and his heart as no other girl ever did or will. She may be in her teens or a mature woman. Whether she comes early in his life or late, there is a throne in his subconscious that she takes possession of, without trying, often without wanting to. She may not be the last wife or paramour, but she is the last dreamgirl.
Nobody Thinks About Factories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan readies to leave her beau of five years. But who, really, holds the strings? Will he take his chance to manipulate her one more time . . . for old time’s sake? A story of rightly, and wrongly, taken revenge. Nobody Thinks About Factories: A Short Story.
Father's Watching
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kerri Johnson fights back against all the troubles in her life. Because she has someone to fight for: Her granddaughter. A tale of inheritance both physical and spiritual. Father’s Watching: A Short Story.
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.
Wrecking Ball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Retired rock star, Sam Gax, looks out from his well-won mansion. He has his teenage girlfriend. His beach hut. And an ex-wife with an axe to grind. Will he ever find peace? An offbeat tale of subtle retribution. Wrecking Ball: A Short Story.
Uncertainty Principles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Uncertainty can be either the root of fear or the cornerstone of hope. It all depends on the observer.
Blue Flame
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wade Capp is a twenty-year-old college student who has sworn never to return to Carvel Ohio or to Arthur, the father he hasn’t seen since his mother’s fatal car accident. When Arthur’s attempted suicide leaves him in a coma, Wade learns that he has the sole legal authority to remove his father’s life support. Wade returns to Ohio with Jeanine, his closest friend and occasional lover.
The Coffin Lady of Crosby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
Beware Marjorie
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amy Whittaker has been living on the streets since losing her home to a ruthless woman she knows as Marjorie McAdams. Now she's lost in the country and manages to find shelter under a truck topper propped up on straw bales. Sadly this is the best shelter she'd had since Marjorie stole her home. Now what will she do? This short story is 6.4k words.
Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lisa finds herself, like so many others, going to extreme lengths to find love: Speed dating. It worked for others, so why not for her? But will she be able to find those rebellious types she’s so keen on? A story of love, reality and friendship. Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story.
Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tara lives for maths. And she loathes human contact. But on one chilly afternoon in a lecture hall, she finds herself the centre of attention. For better or worse. An odd-ball story of the socially awkward. Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay: A Short Story.
Slums of the Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An argument out of control. Giving up gracefully. Man versus nature. An existential experience with a neighbour. And a dynamite breakup waiting to happen. Five short stories: Death to Reductionist Cinema, Nobody Likes a Quitter, Bless the Bunnies, Heavy Hangs the Hammer, Nobody Thinks About Factories. Slums of the Heart: The Fourth Short Story Collection.
The Baer Boys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
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.
Nobody Likes a Quitter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All his life, Ben played football. Till one day he decides to, quite simply, up sticks and do something else. Give something else a try. But what will his best friend think? A story of friendship and hidden depths. Nobody Likes a Quitter: A Short Story.
Digging Out
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Series: Tales From the Leeward Lounge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Abbie lives with her grandmother and her twins, Jed and Jill, on a farm cluttered with old machinery. One day she snaps, and decides to clean up decades of mess. To her surprise, everyone benefits.
Down from the Clouds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Winslet Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Continue the stories of your favorite characters from Where Love Finds You in this sequel written from Gavin's perspective. This can be read as a stand-alone, but is best when followed by Where Love Finds You (the first book in The Unspoken Series)