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The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
(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.
Exuberance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Exuberant Elena bursts out of Angie’s imagination shortly after Angie turns 30, causing her life to spiral out of control. To her family’s horror, Angie transforms into the irrepressible Elena, and sets out to conquer the world - and her husband’s best friend. After she’s diagnosed as bipolar, all those swept by the ensuing tempest must face the demons of their past in order to build a new future.
The Liar and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
'The Liar, and other stories' is the latest collection of short stories from acclaimed Northern Irish author Matthew W. McFarland. "In the past twenty-four hours, I have convinced various people that I am a fireman, that I make my own shoes, that I am a qualified pilot, that my middle name is Wenceslas, and that I have an inoperable brain tumour. Only one of these things is true."
Hello, Emptiness
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Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sound of breaking glass wakes Colin and brings him downstairs, where he discovers a boy called Joe. Then the boy begins telling the story of what has brought him there that night, and Colin realises how much he has in common with the painfully lost young man and how sometimes we can find help from the least likely person in the least likely of circumstances.
To Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
To Sea, tells the story of Long Island fisherman Jon Brand, who blames his years of greedy overfishing for the complete absence of life in the local waters. His wife deems this conclusion without merit and urges him to find work on shore to support his family, but Jon has to seek his own answers from the sea before he can choose the right course for his future.
ApartFrom
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Price: Free! Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A novella by Constance A. Dunn: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Tales for the Free Mind and Open Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three stories, three insights into different worlds, into the minds and hearts of those some of us find 'different'.
Vampire
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You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Australian English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of one girls attempt to escape a vampire who eventually captures her and turns her.
Rise, then Descend
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Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
To Catch a Salaryman (Single)
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Price: Free! Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mr. Yamamoto hates his job. He is a middle-aged Japanese salaryman who works for Hello Kitty. When he's not surfing the Internet, he's making his secretary feel uncomfortable. However, things begin to spin out of control when he meets a much younger girl and follows her all the way to the beach.
Eating It Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(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.
Haunted
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
A real estate developer acquires a spooky old house. Everything is quite normal, he keeps telling himself, though it won't sell and he doesn't like being there alone...
Cassidy Creek Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
One chance meeting. A pact made. Two lives irrevocably changed. And they didn’t even know each others’ names. A passing encounter with a stranger might be long remembered; but what happens when, long after they’ve gone their separate ways, the actions of one continues to completely disrupt the life of the other?
Accidental Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A futuristic, dystopian novel in the tradition of Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time
If You Go Into The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.92 from 26 reviews)
If You Go Into The Woods is a collection of two unsettling short stories. In the title story, Jiri Beranek is drawn to a nearby forest, but each time he enters, his desire to see the mysterious birds is checked by his fear of the dark. When he finally forces himself to go farther, he find a new reason to be afraid. Plus bonus story: The Reset Button. Total length 4000 words.
Down at the End of the River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.91 from 11 reviews)
In these ten stories, Angus Woodward gives us a tour of south Louisiana as his characters tiptoe out of the corners into which they have painted themselves.
The Howling Winds
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
...'the moon darkened...time bled...the grains of a forgotten world'...
Ghosts of Florence Pass
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
After the plane carrying his family home from a wilderness vacation crashes on a remote mountain pass, fourteen year-old John Parker awakens to a scene of unspeakable tragedy. Gravely injured and skirting the lines of consciousness, John Parker must cope with his devastating loss as he quickly undertakes an epic battle for survival.
A Storm Hits Valparaiso
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.75 from 8 reviews)
Catalina Flores de la Peña's tongue got her in more trouble than any other part of her body, even though there were far more likely candidates. But when a storm rolls into her sleepy port town, she finds herself embroiled with a gang of adventurers, mercenaries, and prostitutes on a journey to free South America from the Spanish Empire.