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Odd Socks: Go To Sleepy Little Baby
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Go to Sleepy Little Baby is the second short story in the Odd Socks series of “ePamphlets.” Lilah is what some would generously call, “unbalanced.” She’s reliant on routine and little orange pills to maintain control. Compliance is mandatory and the scales slip precariously when life’s reality interrupts.
Stillbird
Price: Free! Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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From the strangling of a midwife perceived to be a witch in Scotland in the 1880s to thwarted love and the tragedy of incest in West Virginia during the depression thence to Denver on the eve of the sixties, accurate history is enhanced by elements of magical realism in this tale of five generations that is as ancient as the Greek tragedies and as modern as the daily news.
What Lies Buried
Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
Ash Cinema
Price: Free! Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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a novel by edward j. rathke: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
The Roaming Mortician
Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Washed up and wasted, punk's poster-boy, Slade Mortimer, is on his last leg. Running from everyone and everything he ever knew, Slade descends on Moonsock, a small town in west Tennessee, desperately seeking an inheritance and a chance at a new life.
Old Farts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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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.
Decades (English Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After the chaos of pain, the love desire, its expectations, its exaltations or disappointments. A love story of two women that will change their lives and give an unsuspected strength to each of them.
Winnemucca, a small-town fairy tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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Once upon a time Ginny’s road blood ripened, the day she got wise to love. Engaged to the high school quarterback, his quarter-carat ring and enchanting smile should have been enough for her. But, she stands him up and fights to solve the riddle of her past to find her future on an enchanted road trip to Winnemucca, where fear's as blind as love.
Self-portrait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A colorless man paints a pretty picture of himself to the outside world.
The Lily
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After a car accident a woman visits her seriously injured daughter in hospital.
Origami
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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What do you do when your diary is filled with tales of heartbreak? Tear it up to make origami, of course! WARNING. This is a short fiction of 1000 words about four pages of reading.
Flying Lessons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Nebulous Mooch. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Henry and his daughter, Chandra, are stuck. Haunted by the past, they sleepwalk through life until unexpected relationships shake up their perceptions of reality. Henry’s new friendship with a neighbor blurs the boundaries between the living and the dead, and Chandra starts to see possibilities she’s never noticed before.
A Cure for All Known Diseases
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Short literary fiction: Set in the 1933 Philippines: a woman yearns for something more from life while her doctor husband longs to make the world a safer, tidier place.
Purchasing Power
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Flash fiction about a future that could come terribly true. A story from my collection of short stories, PRESSED LEAVES.
Power Failure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When visiting her dementing grandmother, a young woman is confronted with the finiteness of life.
Happy Slumbers
Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
The Slave of the Al-Hamra
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A gripping story of revenge in the shadow of the Alhambra palace, in the nasrite Granada in the 14th century, about Ibn Zamrak, vizier, poet and conspirator whose poetry and ambition know no limits.
Life Begins At Forty
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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Nikolai Nikolayevich celebrates his 40th birthday and reflects on a life of mild disappointment in the fog of a Volgograd night as the certainties of Soviet Communism dissolve into the chaos of the free market. Published free, download it while you can.
Light the Fuse
Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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There comes a time when we must question where we find ourselves. Not every truth is known and not all decisions are just. We work with what we have when we have it. Walt is experiencing a grievous loss; John smells blood in the water. Each of them decide the time has come to embrace change. Find out what brought them to the point of no return.
Room Four
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Just after Christmas, Alan Fries, hapless accountant, wonders why nurses with antler hats are hovering over him. Can he survive a cardiac arrest and the antics of the staff at St. Augustine's ER with only Jerry (the grumpy old man who died earlier in the same bed) for company? Real-life ER doc pens a darkly funny story of two men - one dead, the other comatose, whose discourse is lively, indeed.