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Santos
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
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Santos had some sort of memory problem. He couldn’t retain any information other than his own name. But he sometimes struggled with that as well.
Supermarket Sadhu
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Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen year-old Fanny Jackson, who works aisle three at the ShopRite market, wants to become a twenty-first century mystic – a supermarket Sadhu.
Changes of Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These five short stories tell, each in their own way, what people do when change enters their lives. Written clearly and concisely, the stories are tragic, ironic, touching, and hopeful. Whether it's about love, loneliness, or the yearning for recognition, in each story a decision must be made to give up, or to keep going, in the face of new situations.
Maud's House
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Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Praise For "Maud's House": "Gough’s writing is...poignant, spare, with the strength and subtlety of a fine woodcut..." E. Annie Proulx ...it’s clear that the richness of language as it is spoken in Newfoundland is in Gough’s literary blood.” Michael Harris, The Globe and Mail
Chips & Gravey: A Ghostly Love Story
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Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One of William Gough's most popular novels, this remarkably funny and poetic book brings wildly different lives and worlds together for the strangest of miracles on one timeless and warped Christmas. Part of 'The Terra Nova Quartet'// "A magical tale of love, told with the vivid poetry of a wise, curious and passionate storyteller." Atom Egoyan.
Knock-Knock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Have you been naughty or nice this year? Good or bad? This girl, who takes care of a little boy, is very much looking forward to the arrival of Santa Claus, and with it, the declaration whether she's been good or bad...
In The Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 350. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
In the beginning, there were no toilets.
What Never Happened: An Observation
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Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
American Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
The Last Three
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Price: Free! Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"'Just three more stops,' I thought to myself. I gripped my knife, the handle digging into my flesh. I closed my eyes and tried to think of Eris." A descent down the path of self-destruction, does salvation lie around the corner or is it merely an illusion? The Last Three is a captivating story of a lost soul on the streets of a modern dystopia.
Diva Nudea's Gatsby
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Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mysterious woman and her nursing home friends take a liking to a college boy working as a janitor.
A Chinese Bar Mitzvah
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harry Chen is persona non grata at the Goldberg's Bar Mitzvah ceremony. Problem is, Ida, the family matriarch won't attend without the Chinaman.
The Stadium
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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After weeks of waiting, Dan is finally able to be in the live audience of his favorite show. It should be a normal episode, yet as Dan watches the contestants he notices one girl in particular. Dan becomes convinced that the show plans to kill her. Yet what can he do from way up in the stands and who would listen to him if he did? Also includes a sample of The White Lilac, a YA dystopian novel.
A.L.O.M Episode 2: Stranded
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Vlad’s travel aspirations should have been a dream come true. Yet the reality of his scholars’ teachings concerning the ancients is quite sobering. A.L.O.M. is in need of dire repair and lack of technology, industrial science and language barrier prove hefty challenges for Vlad. Will he gain cooperation from the ancients to save him from this travesty or will the final destination remain Stranded?
Acoustic Fishes
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Price: Free! Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a young Noah Spence survives a tragic car accident, he is left with a condition: he can never fall asleep. Set in Illinois, beautiful Elizabeth and Noah go through the hardships of junior high school: unpopularity and bullying. They meet as adults in New York City madly in love. But can the two lovers break their silence and confess their love for each other?
Becoming Mrs. Zendahl
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Price: Free! Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An emotional story of a woman who resents her husband for having a career while she is stuck in the role of wife/mother. Laurel Zendahl, a small town girl with questionable insights, struggles with letting go of the past to find a happiness she can live with.
Los Angeles Angie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eighteen year old Angie is wealthy, careless and popular, especially with the boys. Enjoy a brief yet entertaining story about a young man’s failed attempt to woo her over as they spend an evening in a bar in the city. Los Angeles Angie is just one story of a collection of others in Dean Blake’s much anticipated book, Surface Children.
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism is a short book of statements that supranaturalists can assert strongly and publicly.
The Moribund Moose
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruth Ostrowski’s midlife crisis hadn’t arrived in the normally prescribed manner. Rather, it snuck up on her incrementally, one negligible tribulation after another; it bushwhacked her with night sweats, sent her caterwauling toward menopause and the outer rim of her twilight years. Now, compounding her inner blight, the first frost, like a silver-haired, uninvited guest, blanketed the earth.
Fragmente
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Price: Free! Words: 49,940. Language: German. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short-stories in German: „… weil die Auswahl der Texte einen Einblick in die ‚Werkstatt’ von John Schou bietet – ein Autor, der seine Leser gerne mit Ironie und Humor bedient, hinter denen sich aber die Wahrheit verbirgt. Wer keine Angst vor dem eigenen schlechten Gewissen und Lust auf eine geraffte und gereifte Sicht der Dinge hat, kann das alles nachlesen“ (aus dem Vorwort von Christa Efkemann)