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Warm Winter's Garden
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
By Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
You Are Free
By Matthew Montague
Price: Free! Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Someone once told me that the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story was that a fairy tale begins “once upon a time…” and a sea story begins “no shit…”
Musings of the Soul: Bound by Nature vol.1
By LK Hunsaker
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories exploring human nature meshed with physical nature: Jacob's Cross, Beagle and Sneakers, & Mount Good Take.
The Very Large Princess
By Sheela Word
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Aye, she is large. Large of heart and large of mind." Drusilla loves Prince Aubrey, but can he requite her love? Her sister Margery is so very beautiful, and Drusilla is so very large. (Short story, 5,550 words)
What Lies Buried
By John Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
The Excess Road
By Joshua Jones
Price: Free! Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The Excess Road paths to wisdom diverge on the campus of Wessex College where you can find a good education and good party but you can also lose your mind like Joaquin Chandler.
Last Exit to Pine Lake
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dying writer goes off into the woods to die in peace. So much for that idea.
A Land of Ash
By David Dalglish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
0.75 star(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted once every 600,000 years. We’re 40,000 years overdue. Lava flows stretch for hundreds of miles. A cloud of ash billows east, burying the Midwest, destroying crops, and falling upon the Pacific Coast like a warm, dead snow. The remnants of the United States flees south as the global temperatures plummet. These are the stories of the survivors.
Ogólna teoria jesieni [General theory of autumn]
By Tomasz Sobieraj
Price: Free! Words: 18,900. Language: Polish. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty short stories balancing between realism, weird realism and dreamy atmosphere, known from Kafka and Schulz; amazing, poetic book, where beauty of darkness is mixed with the beauty of lightness; it's not a Kafka's plaint - it's a celebration, it's a lust, it's a mystery.
Linehan's Trip
By Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(3.75 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, journeys to Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
Scattered Fake Sunflowers
By LK Hunsaker
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sully finds a match to his vase in a place he never would have expected: the beginning of a short story series titled Nature's Molding.
Far From Home - Part 2
By Tony Malone
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do Charles Darwin, Britney Spears and the Australian Prime Minister have in common? They all get a mention in Part 2 of 'Far From Home'! If you want to find out the real reason for first contact (and the importance of a certain kind of tea) download this book now ;) Of course, it would make sense to download (and read) Part 1 first...
Quintessence of Dust
By KUBOA
Price: Free! Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
stories by Craig Wallwork: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Why a Train?
By Dan Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
A man awake on a train, but is unaware to how or why he is there. This stream of consciousness short follows his mind to see what the evening has in store for him. FOr more visit www.banocanut.com
The Friendship of Mortals
By Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Herbert West can revivify the dead – after a fashion. Miskatonic University librarian Charles Milburn agrees to help him, compromising his principles and his romance with Alma Halsey, daughter of the Dean of Medicine. West’s experiments become increasingly risky, but when he prepares to cross the ultimate border, only Charles can save his life – if his conscience lets him.
Traveller Wedding
By Graham Jones
Price: Free! Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TRAVELLER WEDDING is narrated by a nomadic woman called Christine who is furious at the release of a violent videogame about a traveller wedding for the Christmas market.
Splendor from Darkness
By William Davey
You set the price! Words: 389,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel about the North African campaign in World War II and then the French Resistance, but also much more: a novel showing human nature on the edge, how human love can spring up and triumph under the most trying and desperate situations, a novel with well over a hundred characters that display the entire range of human nature all perfectly delineated with telling and convincing detail.
Mount Good Take
By LK Hunsaker
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Derek fills a void in his own life by leading locals on weekend treks up a small mountain. This time, a young climber touches that void in a way he couldn't have imagined, or wanted. First published in Wanderings Magazine, Spring 2007. A short story.
Stories for Airports
By judy b.
You set the price! Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Going somewhere? Stuck where you are? This book is for you. Stories for Airports is not about airports. It is an album of brief encounters with people who intrigue and appall you, people in the midst of discovering that entire worlds exist within the most inconsequential moments.