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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...
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.
Elokeshi Besha (এলোকেশী বেশ্যা)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: Bengali. Published: June 20, 2015 and represented by editionNEXT.com (Publisher). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
“এলোকেশী বেশ্যা”, মূলত একটি বটতলার বই। প্রকাশকাল আনুমানিক ১৮৭৬ সাল। হিন্দু ঘরের সুন্দরী ও বুদ্ধিমতী মেয়ে এলোকেশী আট বছর বয়সে বিধবা হয়। প্রতিবেশী বন্ধুর সঙ্গে গৃহত্যাগ করে এবং পরে বেশ্যাবৃত্তিতে যোগ দেয়। পরে এক খ্রিস্টান মিশনারি মহিলার সানিধ্যে এসে খ্রিস্ট ধর্মের মাধ্যমে পাপ মুক্তির উপায় খুজে পায়। এই নিয়ে টান টান গল্প।
Caffeine Cinema
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the world becoming a different place, his best friend sinking into a post-graduation depression, and an old family acquaintance showing up with bad news, Eddie is forced out of his comfort zone and seeks to make some changes in the easy life he's built for himself.
Salvation
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about salvation for the 2015 High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature.
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.
Deeds Not Words
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 73,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Caroline is a museum curator who fears change but uncovers a family secret which can't be ignored. As she battles professional rivalries, attempts to contain family dramas, and searches for historical treasure amongst the clutter, she's forced to decide what she holds most valuable and exactly what she’s going to do to protect it. Deeds Not Words. Because actions speak louder.
Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
She is caught in the middle of a love triangle for the first time in her life, but only desires one man. As he grows distant, she seeks comfort in the unlikeliest places. All the while, trying to manage her uncertain financial situation and her career. It is a contemporary tale about a young writer and the struggles of independence in a 21st century metropolis.
Rising Litera- Resurgam Jan 2016
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The word "Resurgam" lives the same spirit, 'to rise again', no matter what you have gone through and no matter where you have been thrown. It inspires you to stand tall against all odds, in all difficult circumstances and at all point of time.
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?
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.
Con Job: The Fabufestan Exposés–Book I
Series: The Fabufestan Exposés. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A TV documentary crew discover that things are not quite as they appear as they investigate the scourge of drug trafficking in North America. As production begins, the paroled “ex-con” asked to head the creative team faces some personal setbacks, while the company finds itself battling unknown enemies. To get at the truth on all fronts, they learn that they must all look hard at the evidence.
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.
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.
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.
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 Man Who Reads Obituaries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Morris, Laurence Aiden—48, Dartmouth, has waited more than six months for this day. Still, he’s unsure if he is ready to make the journey to Heaven…or Hell. Something is missing, but he can’t fathom what. While he bides his time, he reads the obituaries, playing his game of Heaven or Hell. The parasite fed on the old, the young…the middle-aged. I glanced at the incomplete obituary on the bedside.
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?
Disrupted
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(3.00 from 1 review)
Metho and his motley crew were having a hard time of it. Business was down, and no one could figure out why. It was as if all their customers had suddenly sworn off recreational drug use and turned to living virtuous lives. Thankfully, one of the gang was smarter than your average thug and worked out that it was all the internet's fault. Now all they had to do was figure out how to fight back.
Sketches of An Apartment House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » 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.