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Rocky Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Rocky Road is a mini-collection of four short stories, all set in the South. The characters include an angry snapping turtle named Rocky, a mother and cross-dressing son who like to frequent psychic fairs, and a doctor who has changed his (or her) appearance dramatically since the last checkup.
The Waking House
You set the price! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A matriarch's death brings her three children back to the house where they grew up. This short story first appeared in Line Zero Issue 5, November 2011.
The Last Train
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Icebox Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a few days in the life of a struggling author.
Midnight Baseball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
His Ashes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lisa is still in mourning after the death of her beloved husband Mike. Her depression has caused her to develop a bizarre habit, frowned upon by others but comforting to her. But an accident takes that habit a step further, turning it into a strange obsession. *A short story.
When We
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents "When We" a series of three interlocked poetic-chains about a father and son, how they break and recombine, how their relationship is imagined and re-imagined, and how they are one -- no matter when. More fine experimental short fiction from J.A. Tyler.
Gunshot Stigmata
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A shitbag of a novel
The Sun Shone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An epic tale of release from the binds of blissful delusion, addiction and a very messy home filled with grand and unusual houseguests.
The Bizarre Tongue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hallowed birth, life and transcendence of a divine entity. The Bizarre Tongue is resplendent, omniscient and birds like Her too. She exists only a moment in linear time, often. It sells.
To Inhabit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Existential romp with chairs. Something essential is lost and subsequently sought for in the strangest places.
The Descent of the Magyar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ignaze is disaffected, navigating the aftermath of the Prague Spring. A Hungarian abroad during times of great changes and social upheaval,he must withstand his passage through events outside of his control. In the end, he reaches a sort of state of absolute grace, wittingly or otherwise.
Blue lips and crayons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story originally published by "The Sylvan Echo" in a modified form. There is a bonus piece of flash fiction included as well. In Blue lips and crayons, friends go home to mourn their friend and find out that more things have changed over time than just themselves.
The Stool Pigeon: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A female State Security agent in the capital of North Korea gets the green light to betray her country's premier. The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust awarded "The Stool Pigeon" first place in the suspense category for short fiction at the 2012 Graham Greene Festival.
Love is an Eye That Doesn't See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
(4.00 from 1 review)
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2015, these short stories by David Brookes are released as a collection for the first time. Set in China, three fables of a romantic and philosophical nature show us the inner worlds of three troubled individuals struggling with love, loss and memory. [This collection features complete, stand-alone short stories and one narrative article.]
Old Farts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
Eating It Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Move over Buddha! Here comes Chiaia! The book of poems is broken into two parts. Part one is a travelogue told in a haiku-like style covering Malaysia to Korea. Part Two is a more aggressive mantra with terror-laden conversations between a Person and a Mushroom, Odes to things such as Kitsch Technology and For the Sake of It, and experimental poems filled with codes and HTML text.
The Artistic Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
The Will of Cancer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
There's never a dull moment at Pastor George McCluskey's household. This Sunday morning starts out with breakfast, a moody teenager, church, and cancer.

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