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Notes Toward The Story and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 53,180. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of short fiction by Corey Mesler: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Queen of the Jews
Price: Free! Words: 107,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary New York City, a Jewish woman falls in love with a Palestinian wall painter who has been charged with killing her. Galia, a Russian Jew living in New York, has no idea that the man she’s drawn to, Alejandro (not his real name), isn’t Mexican at all, but is actually a Palestinian who carries out the wishes of his Mastermind, ostensibly a college professor.
Collected Short Stories: Volume II
Series: Collected Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 105,330. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* Grace Paulson’s train wreck of a personal life takes a turn for the better when the elementary school teacher meets a gifted artisan whose handmade jewelry boxes are featured at the local museum. Well-versed in nineteenth century Russian literature, Carl Solomon also happens to be the school janitor.
Clarity
Price: Free! Words: 65,440. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clarissa Farrell awakens one morning with the certain knowledge that a friend has died. Coincidental dream or precognition? Investigating the phenomena leads to recognizing more of her own uncanny perceptions. But when an interested reporter turns out to have fraudulent motives, she is left to question all of her new found abilities.
In Durleston Wood
Price: Free! Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Hunter discovers his childhood haunt, Durleston wood, now hides a secret: a mysterious woman, kept hidden there as the property of a villain – or so she says. As he learns more of her fate, and her seemingly insane desire to transfer her ownership to him, he tells himself this is the last thing he wants, while wondering if it isn’t actually the one thing he needs more than anything.
The Voices in My Head
Price: Free! Words: 76,660. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of fifty-two short stories. These stories were written to be read aloud in various writers’ groups. To serve that purpose, they were written as first person narrations with a minimal amount of direct dialog. The narrators speak with different voices – a homeless man, a defense lawyer, a high school student, an itinerant short-order cook, and many others.
Those Quiet Fallen
Price: Free! Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ten years on from Bob Bailey’s rescue from imminent murder, he has lost touch with his rescuer and childhood friend, Ada Saint. Their chance meeting amid the unrest of post-war France while Bob is on a business jaunt for his comfortable job, shows how much they have changed, causing each to examine who they have become.
Coffee and Sugar
Price: Free! Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is the story of Joao, an uninspiring country boy who moves to a slum in the city with his drunken father and falls for amiable prostitute named Charity.
The Road From Langholm Avenue
Price: Free! Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of unrequited love, of unexpected love, of love lost, and found again. This is a free full length novel, not a taster or a teaser.
Alvin's Farm Book 1: Alvin's Farm
Series: Alvin's Farm, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In 1970s Oregon, Jenny Cope’s cloistered ways are tested by a challenged man. Alvin Harris’ simple manners thaw her frozen heart, but horrific childhood memories threaten their happiness. Alvin eases Jenny through her deepest fears as Sam Cassel waits, in love with a woman altering all she meets.
Rosemary for Remembrance:The Tragedy of Ophelia
Price: Free! Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all think we know Ophelia’s story. Hers is a tragedy peripheral to the greater tragedy of Hamlet. But what if she were the centre? Imagine an Elsinore where identity and meaning are as fluid as water, where love and loss, life and death, past and present flow together and one woman’s imagination might have the power to transform the hell of madness itself into a kind of beauty.
The Hawk: Part Six
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this sixth part of the series, set in 1963, while the Snyders receive a great blessing, Eric senses a departure on the horizon. Laurie appreciates Eric’s gift, but learns a shocking truth when Seth remembers a key element from his tour in Korea.
The Hawk: Part Four
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this fourth part of the series, set in 1962, Eric organizes a local exhibit, learning more about Marek Jagucki, but the truth of Marek’s past is revealed to the painter in one of his own canvases. As Marek begins to question the oddness of Eric’s eyes, the entire world is thrown into possible nuclear conflict by the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Envious Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 136,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about a black and white relationship in a small Maine town that explores the many forms of prejudice, particularly that of a racist Nazi group that hounds the couple and causes tragedy, but also many other external ways--class, religion, sexual orientation, even appearance and personality-- that people use to unfairly judge others.
Vampire Society
Price: Free! Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Vampire Society is a guided tour through the social and political evolution that opened our century. It is a love story and an indictment against our culture of consumption, answering the most important question about love: Is real love possible in the Vampire Society?
Watch It Turn
Price: Free! Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"Watch It Turn" is the riveting novel of a journey through life's stages. It is a story about love, hunger, success and the spiritual quest which lies beyond all these.
Telling Tales
Price: Free! Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Telling Tales is John Wheatcroft’s latest collection of ten stories that explore the human condition as well as (in the first and last work) the nature of fiction itself. The stories exemply the same qualities that led Jay Neugeboren in a New York Times Book Review to say of an earlier collection, “Mr. Wheatcroft ... gives us tales that are stark and memorable.”
Ensemble
Price: Free! Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.
Timberland Writes Together
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Timberland Regional Library’s challenge: Submit a work that conveys a sense of optimism - any genre, any time period. Stories by: Anthea Sharp, Jim Tweedie, Pam Anderson, Keith Eisner, Meagan Macvie, Caelyn Williams, Beth Anderson, Laura Koerber, Edward Marcus, Suzanne Staples, Llyn De Danaan, Eve Hambruch, Jessie Weaver, Barbara Yunker, and Kim K. O’Hara with art by Kathryn Wanless.
The Hawk: Part Seven
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Eric heads to Miami, Lynne receives a letter from Norway concerning Marek and Jane. Seth’s health worsens and Laurie isn’t sure his cousin will recover. Sam and Renee investigate adoption, but will a tragedy derail their plans?