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Rocky Road by Louisa Dang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. 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.
Cold Coffee by Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: 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 Sirloin Furr
Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: 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. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary(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: $2.49 USD. Words: 139,900. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: 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 reluctantly take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family.
Nylon Trees by Gary Loderhose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: 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.
Un mucchio di parole by Pierluigi Tamanini
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Un romanzo lungo e scorrevole, che immerge in un mondo in cui istinto, ragione e genialità sono divisi e allo stesso tempo coesi: adatto a chi ama il film "INTO THE WILD", il viaggio senza meta, la ricerca di un senso della vita. L’idea alla base del libro è la natura umana focalizzata sul contrasto tra opposti: istinto e ragione, scappare e rimanere, godere dell'attimo e pensare sempre al futuro.
Complete Child by Sharon Creal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
El Señor de la Montaña by Conrado Maleta' & Naama Sarid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2014 by Conrado Maleta'. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
El Señor de la Montaña es una colección de textos elaborados durante los últimos 8 años de trabajo de su autor. Ilustrado con imágenes cuidadosamente escogidas y editadas para esta ocasión. Uno de los mejores libros en prosa poética jamás escritos en lengua castellana.
Babysitting Socrates by Carl Damhesel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos by Karen S. Cole
Price: Free! Words: 125,220. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This 1980s tale of the Pacific Northwest concerns what you discover when friendship isn't a distant machine. It's about four promising 25 to 45 year old geniuses -- plus a plethora of working background souls -- one Black, two brown, one white. Racism is blasted roundly, while sexism is busily promoted. Not the bad kind; the type where you do get ahead in life...and not much of anywhere else.
The Coronation of Napoleon I by Steve Weinberg
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, the magnitude of the spectacle was evident to every witness. But did it matter to, let us say, the Siberian farmer who died shortly thereafter, never hearing of the day? This story of Napoleon’s coronation blends philosophy and history to answer the most profound of existential questions.
Nazar by Andrew Kooman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Categories: 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. Categories: 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: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: 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. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General(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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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: 2,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: 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? (short story)