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The Leper's Blood
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After fighting as a red commissar in the Russian Civil War, he wanted nothing but his peaceful home. Instead, he received a strange instruction that brought him to a leper colony lost in the endless steppes. What awaits for the brave commander there?
The Gifts We Keep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"The Gifts We Keep" is the story of a family forever changed by the arrival of a young Native Alaskan girl. As they come together, new alliances are forged and old secrets are forced to the surface, weaving together questions of identity, forgiveness, and the bravery it takes to open our true selves to the ones we love.
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
Jalapeno Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
Cycles of Udaipur
You set the price! Words: 96,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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When young Raj hits a cow with his motorcycle, little does he know that he has started a chain reaction that will obliterate his close-knit group of friends. Mariam is a Muslim artist forbidden to paint Hindu deities. Her paramour Shiv aches to be a politician in a city ruled by gangland overlords. And lovelorn Vansh finds himself sucked into a mystical vortex from which his mind may not recover.
The Mannequins Are More Real Than You
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Sometimes the mannequins get behind my eyes I feel them tugging the strings of my nerves playing with my mechanisms They make themselves at home in the lumber room of my skull James Knight's latest collection of poems and prose poems takes the reader to the other side of the mirror, where the Bird King reigns and mannequins are more real than people.
Frost
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This is a short story about love and frost, family and healing. A father and daughter in a small mountain town suffer the impact of a bitter snowstorm.
Rising Litera - July 2016
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Rising Litera is a monthly themed literary magazine which features poems, Article, interesting stories and Columns. Theme for the July issue is "RECESS".
Empty
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
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Empty is an emotional tale of one woman’s (and her dog’s) attempt to stay optimistic as drought ravages the farm and the lives around them.
New Old World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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What happens when a headstrong, almost-forty photojournalist pulls the plug on her comfortably creative life and buys a one-way ticket to the Old World? It’s not a pretty picture as Ticonderoga Fox grapples with professional doubt, a stormy love affair, a reproductive crisis, and other challenges to her long-cherished autonomy. When a late bloomer finally comes of age, things can get complicated.
Big Book of Sheppard Tales - Kenny's story
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 72,530. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This delightful story is narrated by Kenny Sheppard, the only boy among six sisters. Frank and Gracie Sheppard are their loving parents who, inspired by books and nature in their own difficult childhoods, dreamed of a better life for themselves and their children. Their gift to the children is a harmonious home in which story time and conversations encourage dreams and kindness.
A Grand Folly: Or, The Ultracrepidarians
Price: Free! Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This book is not a novel, but a novelette, and it is the story of one important summer's day in the life of siblings Enid, Oscar, and Satchell Whitsell. Enid, to her great dismay, is about to turn twenty-five, Oscar may have discovered true love at last, and Satchell has a secret that will surprise his family. Tonight they will meet with friends and party-crashers at the jubilee...
The Frosted Mirrors
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Rinaldo adores his mother and will do anything for her approval. But she is oblivious to all except her cat and her poetry. Fleeing from his mother's indifference he meets Christopher Gray who is doomed to fall in love with them both. This is the first volume of the Gray Saga.
Famous Potatoes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly
Dead Stone Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Dead Stone Wake is an imaginative and unforgettable journey into the dawning of intellectual curiosity and violent conflict. We see here the foundation of deductive and scientific reasoning, beautifully interwoven with thoughts and emotions of a single neanderthal. We experience the brutal consequences endured.
Showdown at SunnyView Playground (a short-short)
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A fight is about to go down at SunnyView Playground. Jimmy Winx is notorious for tormenting third graders, and he has Ralph Flannigan in his sights. Will Ralph fight or flee? Find out in this short-short!
The Ghost Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Ghost Family is a quiet, contemplative portrait of a California family. Laurel and Mion are cousins who grew up close as sisters. But there is an unknown third branch of the family. Their half cousin Jane was raised in communes with her hippie mom. When she stumbles across letters that trace back to her married grandfather’s affair, a generations old secret begins to unravel.
Dead Letters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Bart’s ghost writing job finds him penning letters from a deceased man to send to his widow. It’s a weird job, sure, but it’s a living. Then one day Bart gets a call. “Is this the place that sends letters from my Max?” and fear strikes at Bart’s soul. What does he do if no one wants his ghost written letters? What is his responsibility to those who have passed on? (short story)
Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A multigenerational family saga that chronicles the lives of three generations of the Wallin sawmilling dynasty. Rain spans four decades and crosses the globe.
The Woodsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.