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Forget What You Can't Remember
By Teel McClanahan
Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Featuring a zombie outbreak and a strange sort of doomsday, but really focusing on how coming through those experiences into utopia and freedom effects different people, Forget What You Can’t Remember is an exploration of the human mind under pressure. It’s about relationships, memory, opportunity, and dealing with their loss - and other kinds of loss. A spin-off of Lost and Not Found.
The Eighth Sacrament
By Mary Kitt-Neel
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 1985 and Elijah Crowe is a college student who has become addicted to painkillers and dropped out of school to get clean. He knows when he goes back he'll inevitably run into Irene, the only girl he loved, and the one chose drugs over. With understated support from his brilliant but tortured mother and a no-nonsense employer, Elijah moves forward the only way he knows how.
The Bridge
By C.B. Hoffman
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lana reacts to discovering she has been betrayed.
Stag: A Story
By Ben Monopoli
Price: Free! Words: 7,110. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Eighth-grader Ollie Wade is dreading the school dance. Unlike his four friends, it isn't because he can't land a date... it's because he doesn't want one. All he wants is to keep to himself and get through the night with his secret intact. Going stag might be his best defense -- if he's strong enough to do it.
The Ball
By Jonathan M Barrett
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Every evening, Ted finds reasons to take him away from the horror stories of the six o'clock news. Today he spots what looks like a ball in the garden. Breaking his routine, he steps outside.
The Ant Farm
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Gene Almsson is forced into retirement after more than thirty years traveling the country helping the poultry industry, he finds it hard to go from advising wealthy people and earning their praise to doing dishes and finding ways to pass the time. He doesn't like his new life and he likes it even less when his daughter and one year old granddaughter move in.
The Seven
By Alessia Brio
Series: Free from Purple Prosaic, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2009 by Purple Prosaic. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The personification of principles.
The Conquest of Oila
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction of US militarism in Iraq and greater Oila.
Clarity
By Myanne Shelley
Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clarissa Farrell awakens one morning with the certain knowledge that a friend has died. Coincidental dream or precognition? Investigating the phenomena leads to recognizing more of her own uncanny perceptions. But when an interested reporter turns out to have fraudulent motives, she is left to question all of her new found abilities.
Miles from Ireland
By Mary Kitt-Neel
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Isabel works for a university and befriends a graduate student from Ireland. He is colorblind, and his colorblindness indirectly helps Isabel look at things in a new way, including a painful incident from her past.
Field Walking
By John Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a hit man crashes his car on the way to assassinate the Reverend Max Kingsley, a team of undercover police is sent to the New South Wales country town of Arajinna to protect him and his wife Judith. But Lenny d’Aratzio, who ordered the hit, is not about to give up his quest for revenge against the man who helped put him in gaol.
Marine Dreams
By John Heine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marine Dreams chronicles the lives of two graduate students at a small marine laboratory in Monterey Bay, California in the 1970's. In a light, humorous way it describes the adventures of marine research at remote locations around the world, while weaving in a romantic story line involving the main characters, Will and Sandra.
Listen: twenty-nine short conversations
By KUBOA
Price: Free! Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of short fiction by Corey Mesler: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
A Summer Wind
By Josh Covington
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"If I didn't know better, I'd say a bomb went off here..." A young family finds themselves brought together when a natural disaster nearly destroys everything they've ever known and ever loved.
The Beekeeper - from the collection: 'Night Flight from Marabar'
By Karen Overman-Edmiston
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Many years ago, the beekeeper struck a terrible bargain. He could have as much wealth as he wanted and a life as long as he wished. In return, however, he must secure the lease of a thousand souls for one year. Set on the Greek island of Kythera this story captures daily life and culture as it is today and gives insights into human nature as it has been for thousands of years. A haunting story.
Corpus Callosum
By Erika Price
Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
Life In Pause
By K.E. Rodgers
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The movements of life and the pauses in between are revealed in this short narrative. From the perspective of a single man,neither hero nor villain; he is like us. His story doesn't begin here and even with his last words his story continues beyond the words THE END. But this short blurb is enough for now. In this post-apocalyptic short are the revelations, not of humanity, but of a simple man.
Self-portrait
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A colorless man paints a pretty picture of himself to the outside world.
The Island
By Des Greene
Price: Free! Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The island was to be a retreat from the world where an aging man could contemplate on his life and the reality of his existence. He had spent much time studying the complexities of modern science and its implications for philosophy and now was the time to synthesize. But real life drama intervenes as he realizes that he cannot simply escape the desires and threats of island life.
A Timely Death
By Genia Stemper
Price: Free! Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.