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Альманах журнала «Венский Литератор» № 24
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: Russian. Published: May 7, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Литературный журнал «Венский литератор» издается в Вене, Австрия, на русском языке с 2006 года. 24-ый номер журнала представляет собой первую часть сборник работ участников международного фестиваля «Литературная Вена 2013».
The Driller's Wife and Other Kalgoorlie Crime Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gary is a hardworking surface driller, in Kalgoorlie, packing up his rig for a bush stint. He fights with his wife, Sarah, and leaves with tension in the air. On a rare night out, she meets a man and, within a week, her marriage is turned upside down. It is a poignant tale of the emotional cost of endless contract work away from the home, just like in Henry Lawson's The Drover's Wife.
Exuberance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Exuberant Elena bursts out of Angie’s imagination shortly after Angie turns 30, causing her life to spiral out of control. To her family’s horror, Angie transforms into the irrepressible Elena, and sets out to conquer the world - and her husband’s best friend. After she’s diagnosed as bipolar, all those swept by the ensuing tempest must face the demons of their past in order to build a new future.
The Smiling Anteater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Smiling Anteater is a collection of short stories unlike anything you've ever read. Or perhaps it is in fact by necessity similar to everything you've read in your life. What this means is explained in the first of the short stories, the Library of Borges. The other nineteen stories deal with matters as diverse as the emotional lives of jellyfish and the Paul Auster authorship hoax.
Chit Chat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chit Chat makes the world go around and talking about people a hot topic! Ideal for snatched moments of reading these little pieces explore the variations of the human psyche, personalities and peculiarities through Partners, Women and Men as well as offering some insight into human nature, assumptions and relationships.
John Lennon and the Chicken Holocaust, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My mother considered the anniversary of John Lennon’s murder to be the most important date in American history. She even wrote our congressional representative every year about making it a national holiday. She had yet to receive a response. That did not stop her from holding a wake in his honor every year on the date of his death. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Redford & Newman: Last Call
You set the price! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Redford and Newman: Last Call", (approx. 9000 words). The two great American actors meet on the night one year prior to Newman's death of lung cancer. They exchange barbs, sentimentality and wordless commentary over a final evening of cocktails and dinner, much as they did onscreen, though in this case, unedited and in real life.
She Looks Pale
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A noveletta told by a young girl confined to the house by her over-protective parents.
The Psychic
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you had psychic power what would you do with it? Make money, help people, save them from their lives or… …find out.
Short Story Collection: Fiction Volume 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Collection of short stories about a variety of topics. Some humor, psychology, love stories. Tales of relationships. A very good read.
Street Lady
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Left destitute by the death of her husband, Ella Martin must find a way to make it on her own. Milton, her deceased spouse, accrued his wealth at the expense of unsuspecting investors and then lost it all amid charges of fraud and deceit. Ella now must cope with the loss of her home, her possessions, most of her devoted friends, and her only son.
Andy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His father having just been moved into a nursing home, Andy must return to his father's house to not only clean, but to face the shattered relationship between them. What Andy discovers among the rubble and scattered paperwork will bring him face to face with the very famiy secret which defines his future.
The Value of Grey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
To see beyond the trinity of primary colors that light our world, one must be comfortable living on the margins of morality. Only then does grey come alive as the merging of all colors and the absence of any. Would you be comfortable in such a landscape? Would your partner?
sPARKLE & bLINK 2.8
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
sPARKLE & bLINK is published in conjunction with the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, which takes place in San Francisco and is hosted by Evan Karp. This is the eighth issue of volume 2, as performed on September 5 2011 at The Conservatory of Flowers [the second installment of The Greenhouse Effect]. For more information: http://wp.me/p1tiGa-vD.
A Question of Faith
You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, a Baptist pastor on the Gulf coast of Alabama, loses his faith. He set out to discredit atheist literature but instead he sees that he can't argue against any of it. It changes his life and that is when the crisis occurs. My statement against religious fanaticism of any kind opens on the Sunday after the change.
Mixed Cocktails: A Meeting of Minds
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Six famous Americans pair off for a night of drinks, finger food, sentimentality, caustic humor and reminiscing. Robert Redford & Paul Newman Spenser & McGee (MacDonald & Parker) Obama & George W. Bush Over cocktails and appetizers, in a conversational world without limits, what would they have said? *T
The Archives at Kanonicza 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Audience-participation drama. A group of people gather at the archives of a famous, lately deceased avant-garde dramatist. What will happen when the Maestro, inexplicably, "comes back?" The actors and the audience are faced with a decision -- whether to accept, or reject, this blatant violence done to reason -- and much more is riding on their decision than they perhaps know.
The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.
Nylon Trees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a child, Ronnie worships his older brother Mikey. But as time goes by, he begins to view him differently. How does he deal with a special needs brother? Will Ronnie ever understand Mikey's nylon trees? Nylon Trees, a gripping, voice-driven story dealing with such strong themes as love, guilt and despair, leaves the reader with a message of redemption and forgiveness.
Gardyloo!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hugh McGregor, a corporate trademark attorney for McGregor Corporation, happens upon the village of New Plockton, Iowa, where he discovers a Scottish Snuggery in violation of McGregor Corporation's trademark. Hugh's world view is then set on its ontological ear by Maddie McGregor, owner of the Snuggery. This is a story not so much of redemption, but of ontological transformation. Of a sort.