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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?
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.
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
Texas MFA
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Texas once was Mexico, once indigenous land, part of Turtle Island – indigenous descriptor for the continent. Still is. Texas is Latin America, Anglo America, African America, Indigenous America, Asian America. Texas overlaps. Tejas, Teyas – meaning allies, or friends, or possibly "tough guys." What cosmic forces might converge at this point on the old Chisholm cattle trail?
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.
Kiss of Death
By Michael Power
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is arrested for kissing a cop. If he had known breaking the law was so enjoyable he would have done it long ago. This short story is a winner of the CoffeeHouse Fiction Award and is included in their 2009 Anthology available from Amazon.com.
The Birthday
By Ingrid Christensen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)
By Natasha Troop
Price: Free! Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.
The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
By Benjamin Parsons
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Bez końca pieśń
By Aurelia Es
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I miejsce w Konkursie Małych Form Prozatorskich WRZENIE V edycja 2009 w kategorii:Inspiracje Twórczością Juliusza Słowackiego
Going Home
By C.B. Hoffman
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
1565 words, Elizabeth faces up to old resentments when she revisits her roots.
Jacob's Cross
By LK Hunsaker
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Alicia goes fishing in the dark of night to wrestle with her grief and to try to understand the nature of loss and sacrifice.