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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
County Seat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
County Seat is the last novel of the highly acclaimed "Mantz trilogy" by Paul Frederick Corey. Together with Three Miles Square and The Road Returns, Corey provided a fictional account of early twentieth century rural farming life in an Iowa neighborhood contained within three square miles.
Love Hotel
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
The Second Magician's Tale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,950. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Second Magician’s Tale, enter the remarkable world of the circus troupe, Jonah in the Whale, and of distraught Nell, whose knowledge of astrology and magic places her in the unlikely line of succession to her magician husband, who was lost in a terrible explosion.
Cheap imitation
Price: $99,999.00 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An imitation of a story. What does that mean? Well, this short spiky narration from Heidi James will tell you. This is a book that talks directly to you... Although, it seems, the 'you' of the narrative may not want to listen. More's the pity, because there's something very important going on here. Something you have to read...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A trusted member of her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community rapes fifteen-year-old Hannah in the back room of a Brooklyn kosher butcher shop. Unwilling to succumb to her parents’ demand that she blame a homeless black man, she runs away. Alone on unfamiliar New York City streets and armed only with an indomitable spirit, quirky sense of humor, and unyielding intolerance for hypocrisy and injustice.
The Prairie Companions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A stunning evocation of a unique time and place—and a powerfully moving story of courage, commitment, love, loss, and endurance—this unforgettable saga follows two extraordinary young women from their boarding school in Victorian England to the North American wilderness.
Illustrated Dodge a Twist and a Tobacconist
Series: The Alexander Legacy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Illustrated with full-page, full-color Victorian-era art, this Steampunk Literary Tribute merges characters from classic stories into a crimefighting team battling human trafficking. Characters from Alcott, Stevenson, Dickens and others. Prowl the Thames in a steam-powered Catfish. Soar over London in a stealth glider. Witness astonishing redemption and restoration.
Back To Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by The Mantle. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In this short story, Donald Molosi (Botswana) explores the psychology of being caught in the middle... between the past and present, love and infatuation, a man and a woman, two places you call home.
Blessed Are The Solomons
Price: Free! Words: 125,160. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The enmity between the Gatuas and the Solomons begins the minute their progenitors meet at the farm of Major Ainsburry, a white man, long before the Mau Mau war, but for decades, tied together by a fate wrought in the deadly crucible of colonialism their destinies keep colliding as the Gatuas struggle against domination by the Solomons and the Solomons fight to retain their eminent social potion.
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.
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?
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.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
His Last Nine Words
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of interconnected stories concerned with the loyalty, love and desire that bind families together and the emotional and spiritual forces that may rip them apart. Fathers yearn for deeper connection with their sons; sons chafe under their fathers' control and wonder about their own lives. From aged patriarchs to distant dads to a Vietnam vet who fears he cannot have children.
Ptunk! (The Robin Spring)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Richard Anderson has had better years. His "recently misplaced" wife and construction business they shared are floundering on the same rocks. The bank is after their house and anything else he's nailed down. His father is dying, even while his mother has relationship issues of her own. And on top of all that, his medium irons are in a major slump. Still, you have to keep your sense of humor.
Fragments from the Silent Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Two Korean War vets, striving to pick up their lives where they left off, find the future has gone on without them; while remembering “The Forgotten War”, they have to create their own future. The time: 1959-1960, the place: Berkeley and Oakland, California. The characters: A beatnik artist and a cab driver poet learn about life and love in a changing world. Who could want for anything more?
The Camphor-Laurel Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A childhood recollection of events surrounding an unusual tree that grew at the home of his grandparents.
Yesterday, When I Was Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Yesterday, When I Was Young”, (approx. 3000 words) about one evening where a widower drinks, muses and reminisces about what his life may have been like had his wife lived.
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.