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The Burnt Fool
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Frank Lynn's debut novel is a wry look at the inscrutable world of extremist faith, and the lingering reach of its warrant. For twenty years and more, Dave Jennings has been One of the Chosen, eagerly sacrificing his freedoms on the altar of Truth, preaching the revealed Word, towing the line.
Alternative Man
Price: $4.47 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips. "Musician turned writer has a keen eye for humor, pathos, & the bizarre in these short pieces." - Bookpeople "Imaginary reality and the hard, cold merge in tales dominated by characters whirled in confusion and odd determination. An old-school punk, tempered (slightly) and swollen with skill." - First Class magazine
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
BALLARD motor court
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ballard, a part-time mail-order private detective, confronts the mystery behind an attempt on his life and in the process plumbs the very nature of reality. Mix in a novice tarot card reader, a graphic novelist, a psychic police inspector, a street rabbi and his golem, a pack of wild dogs, and you have the supernatural novella that is BALLARD motor court. The living creatures ran & returned.
It Happened to Us
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Religious
Mathieu and Lori-Anne Delacroix struggle to keep their marriage alive after their fourteen-year-old daughter, Nadia, is killed in a car accident. Will their marriage slowly unravel, or can Mathieu and Lori-Anne, consumed by personal grief, find the courage to heal together and fall in love all over again?
A Birthday Wish, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A picture from that moment shows me in my white Sunday dress with a grass stain down the side, my hair ribbon askew, and my face glowing over the candles. It was the last time that I was really happy. It was the last time that I believed I could change my life just by only wishing for it to be different. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
Chancer's Almanac
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
Martins Landing Collection
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 28,840. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Eleven independent short stories about the fabulous 1950's happenings in Martins Landing, the fictional Piney Woods Community of Nacogdoches County. Humor and tragedy.
Delta - A Greek Triangle
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The storyline is based in in the Greek islands where Mark, about to become engaged to Maria, meets her mother Ariadne and the two become strongly attracted to one another. With Maria still anticipating the engagement, the three are caught in a Greek triangle. Meeting secretly in Venice, Mark and Ariadne are compromised by Maria's vindictive brother-in-law, leaving them to make agonising decisions.
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.
The Purpose of Gravity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated writer feeling trapped in her marriage receives a coming-out letter from her closest girlfriend in college. Winner of the 1992 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, published in Nimrod.
Hellbent
Price: Free! Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Hellbent is a collection of short stories by Paul Blaney, author of Handover.
The Expatriate
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,470. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An unexplained suicide disrupts lives in an ever-widening circle. Where will it end?
Spot the Sweetie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two fine arts students deconstructing the notion of romantic love find their own friendship devolving toward an inevitably cliché attraction. Winner of the University of Washington's Milliman Award, published in Short Fiction by Women, 1993.
Suicide Pact
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When all-around failure Coyote Black (not his real name) meets up with four other people to commit group suicide, he suddenly has a better idea: Since the doomed have nothing left to fear or lose, why not postpone their suicide one month, and in that time do whatever the hell they want? Alas he is, as said, a failure...so is it any wonder that things don't go as expected? An 89,000-word novel.
Sketches of An Apartment House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
An alpine cowgirl, a weary wanderer, a minor league baseball star, car sales man and wife, a priest, a struggling family, and an artist, living in a post-industrial American industrial city. This darkly comic series of vignettes weave together abstract portraits of an apartment building's residents in Troy, New York.
Aliens Versus Real Monsters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aliens versus Real Monsters is a short story of an American/Indian couple's immigration interview. US visa holders are referred to as "aliens," green card applicants cease to have a status until their application is processed, but what are their persecutors?
Solace of Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An earthquake has destroyed a Sicilian town. Architect George Nobel is charged with creating a plan for the restoration. Someone finds a relief carved in slate Art historian Charlotte Vermeer gets the assignment to catalogue it.