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Once in Every Generation
By Lauren B. Grossman
Price: Free! Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Angelina was a phenomenon with an incomparable singing voice. A trauma destroys her dreams. As an adult, Angelina teaches voice to a student who astonishes her. She instills in Lisa the confidence to believe in herself. The young student's voice launches her on a rise to stardom. At her career height, an illness surfaces. Relying on one another's strength, both women learn to deal with challenge.
Of Men and Mountains
By Robert F Thompson (RyFT)
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jordan wants to be a professional mountain climber—have an agent, be sponsored, maybe even get on the New York Times best climber’s list. But from where he is, the top seems a long way off. After many falls he’s all but ready to give up until he meets a mentor who, if she doesn’t kill him, just might help him see there’s more than one way to reach the clouds
One Moment in Time
By Glenn Snyder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
Rocky Road
By Louisa Dang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: 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 Savior of Turk
By Ron D Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A porn store, 200 ft. Jesus and a fainting kid from India. Just another day in Turk, Missouri.
Cold Coffee
By Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Norwegian immigrants Eric and "Bus Andersen go through the booming 1920s in California, then lose everything in 1929 and wind up on the dole in Brooklyn New York. Eric splits for far-off war work and Bus strikes out on her own.
Awful, Ohio
By Jeff Neal
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
The War on Horror (Cities of the Dead)
By William Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chief Petty Officer Daryl "Sandman" Grecich is a US Navy SEAL, a member of the most elite special forces in the world and a veteran of countless missions into the most dangerous areas of the world. But zombie-infested Atlanta, Georgia might be the most dangerous destination, yet. This is the twelfth in a series. A new story releases weekly until March 2012.
The Pecan Stand
By FM Stutz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 143,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctant take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family...
Hot Chocolate for the Unicorn
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Dragon and Unicorn come calling. Originally published in Untied Shoelaces of the Mind.
Backyard Horse Tales 2: Frosty and the Nightstalker
By Jackie Anton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Frosty is an Appaloosa colt who undergoes a life changing event the summer he turns two that triggers a strange out of body experience. Is he only having bad dreams or is his strange haunting a result of the collective memories of Appaloosas from a long ago past? Follow Frosty through the twilight between space and time where you will meet the Nightstalker. 2013 Multiple book award recipient.
Nylon Trees
By Gary Loderhose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a child, Ronnie worships his older brother Mikey. But as time goes by, he begins to view him differently. How does he deal with a special needs brother? Will Ronnie ever understand Mikey's nylon trees? Nylon Trees, a gripping, voice-driven story dealing with such strong themes as love, guilt and despair, leaves the reader with a message of redemption and forgiveness.
Joe's Honeymoon, 1947
By Brigette Kinney
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The blackness resolved into grays, and Frankie was beside her, shoulders slumped, mouth set, like he was recovering from a hit to the gut. In the second in a series of flash fiction inspired by images from the National Archives and Records Administration, honeymooners get an unexpected—and unwelcome—visit from the groom's brother.
Nazar
By Andrew Kooman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
The Frosted Mirrors
By Lidmila Sovakova
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Joe Cottonwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Caz Zyvatkauskas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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)
By Michael Crane
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Myanne Shelley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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?