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Bodies Don't Hang Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by NuPub, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Samuel J. Gilderspoon considers himself not the lucky fellow that wealth implies. Fat, awkward, and ugly, all he wants is to cast his body aside, and for a few evenings, enjoy the admiration inspired by beauty, smoothness, and charm. A blind date and a promise for help embolden him to reach for happiness. Will the date prove his chance for bliss or be the first step in convicting himself of crime?
La soledad del tirador
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: Spanish. Published: June 19, 2014 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Barcelona, años ochenta, un joven rememora su dura vida en aquellos tiempos, en un barrio periférico, de clase social baja, con la familia escindida y en medio de una sociedad en plena transición política, económica y cultural.
Yellow Dress (Stewart O'Kell Signature Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
The girl in the yellow dress. The lies we tell. The truths we hide. Concealed in a faulty Dyson Sphere of words and music that you can't hear.
The Gurry Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Did you ever wonder what really goes into a can of cat food? Frank Parker, a mechanic in a fish processing plant, discovers that some knowledge can be hazardous to your health. This is a novella of approximately 30,000 words.
Mysterious Logic
Price: Free! Words: 110,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
Setting: New York City. Time: 1975. Barry Ashdown is living on the streets, a hand to mouth existence. A man he meets will alter the trajectory of his life, forever.
Searching for Cibola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lawrence is at a crossroads. His wife Rachel has left him and his close friend John is dead. He moves from Los Angeles to the mountains of New Mexico where he delves into his past, trying to connect his memories into a coherent narrative of his life. He discovers that the truth can be as elusive as the Seven Cities of Cíbola sought by Coronado more than four hundred years before.
Von Lagerhaus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
If you made a huge mistake, the kind that changed everything forever - then what? Welcome to a place that must be truer than you'll admit. Meet a group of people from across continents and generations, where time plays tricks, the rules are unclear, and mirrors yield magnificent secrets - if one dare look. Welcome - and watch, as the mighty become humble and an unlikely woman receives a crown.
Walrus Cheese Literary Review, Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Walrus Cheese Literary Review is a collection of fiction drawn from material submitted to reddit.com, the best of that site's community of writers, poets and storytellers.
The Paris Syndrome
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dark exploration of illicit desire, madness and paternal responsibility. Francis has two sons. When one of them disappears in Paris, he returns to the city of his youth to search for him, and once more, the city becomes a place of illusion, frustration, deceit and passion. Francis is desperately in love with his son, but what secret desires are at play in the minds of his two grown-up boys?
Ever After
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Now in his late forties,long-time widower Hal Stensson has not quite given up on finding a love interest, though he's reluctant to accept either his mother's recommendations or those of a friend. Instead, he finds someone on his own who seems out of reach but whom he cannot quite forget.
Reflections In Broken Eyes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hall of mirrors trip through 107 ultra short stories - hunting for clues like slivers of glass in the snow: a forgotten memory, the ghost of a note, a darkened deed from the halcyon days of frontier injustice, a beguiling game of tiles, a manuscript that no one will ever read, a demon in the kitchen, a witch behind a window, a serial killer in a shack, a ghost in a well...
The Pains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by John Sundman. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a universe that is part Orwell's 1984, part Ronald Reagan's 1984, and part who-knows-what, The Pains tells the story of a decent man upon whom the universe, or God, or simple chaos, has decided to visit unending torment. If he can prevent one soul from going bad he can save himself and thereby save the world. Or can he?
Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Charles and Tony’s mother dies the estranged brothers struggle to pick up the pieces, particularly so given that one of them is mentally challenged and the other bitter about his place within the family. The conflict is drawn out over materialistic issues, but there are other underlying problems which go to the heart of what it means to be part of a family and to be human.
Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of literary short stories offering five haunting glimpses into the lives of women confronting hard choices in unique, vivid settings. Reader’s bonus: the first chapter of Ms. Pagan’s upcoming, fast-paced mystery, Zippo: Arson and Domesticity.
MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, Summers on the Lonely Isle
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Julia Daniels, a Moloka'i pioneer woman of mixed blood, invites her grandsons Jeff and Ben to spend summers with her at her ranch on the east end. She shares the ranch with Chipper, an alcoholic war hero with a life estate bordering the swamp. The brothers roam a paradise of fishponds, waterfalls, pristine valleys, and mountains with herds of deer. Jeff meets the Kahuna Woman who freezes pictures of her enemies, the TS who seduces the Chief of Police, the man who refs cock fights in Kaunakakai, the sexy divorcee who lives in the Saddle Room, and the prodigal grandfather who returns to woo Julia. These characters help shape Jeff's sensibilities as he discovers the secrets of his grandmother's wild past in Honolulu and the intensity of her struggles on the Lonely Isle.
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You set the price! Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After an accident, 40-year-old Ben regains consciousness in the house he grew up in. Ben has become a psychic hitchhiker in the brain of his younger self, 7-year-old Binky, who is not happy to have him there. It is 3 days before a vicious attack on his sister that will scar Ben’s family forever. Even if Ben can get Binky to say the right words, who will believe a boy can foretell the future?
The Name of His Fathers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young Jewish man from Texas, Eric Jacobs, moves toward Orthodox belief and practice while at college in New Orleans. THE NAME OF HIS FATHERS is a story about spiritual journeys -- beginning them, resisting them, joining them, nurturing and repairing them. And it is about the humor, grace, and good cheer that can be found along the way.
Le Babouchier Migrateur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: French. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dans une stridence de métal, le train s’engagea sur un splendide pont suspendu dont les grandes voiles treillissées de titane laissaient chanter leur armature au vent...
Mary of Angels
Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Escrit Lit. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Lives intertwine at the Californa/Mexico border. Smugglers, immigrants, cops, lawyers, journalists, politicians, predators... and the various residents of barrios on both sides, a community with an imaginary line drawn across its heart.
Big Town: A Novel of Africville
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the eyes of children in 1963, Big Town explores a the life of a black community struggling with poverty and illiteracy. “Africville” was considered to be a modern-day ghetto. But it was a home to almost 400 people for over 150 years. To this day, its demise haunts Canada as a notorious cases of government sanctioned racial discrimination. This is its story, told from the inside.