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The Leonids
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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It has been said that love transcends both time and distance. This brief tale of love and love lost by Texas author George Wier, is timeless in and of itself. It is one of the five haunting stories featured in Five Tales. Share this story with your friends and family.
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical
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A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
Boxes
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After being in a prison cell for two years, Hector hopes to get home and breathe easy. But he can't. His dead father's things wait for his attention, and his sister can't help with much of anything. Getting back to civilian life is always tough for ex-cons, and it's no different for Hector. Seems that he's boxed in. Again.
The Lollipop Paper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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On the day these twin brothers were born something went terribly wrong. Their charisma wasn't split equally. Jack ended up with a double portion of it, while Andrew got none. But when years later Jack ran for the president of the United States, Andrew became his second in command. This fictional memoir tells a story of the most unlikely duo to ever occupy the Oval Office.
Caring For Eleanor: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Heart Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Is it true that if we are abused, we turn around and abuse others? Not always. A story of courage, caring and starting over. Courage to face life, caring for others in the process and beginning again when all seems lost. When Salma is assigned to Eleanor, she did not expect a life coach. Frail and sick Eleanor opens her eyes to truths that seemed to slip out of her own grasp.
The Square-Shaped Tear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
A Car Crash of Sorts
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This story explores the constant rivalry between Intellect and Sexuality. Time, as a relative dimension, is jumbled as a technique to explore this fascinating rivalry in more realistic depth.
The Wake-Up Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Rod and Staff: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After the death of his estranged, teenage son, a man returns to the mountain stream of his beloved Wyoming to reconcile with a God he has long since forsaken. This is a story of staggering loss---of the guilt, anguish, and disbelief a parent feels when a wedge is driven between them and their son or daughter. It is a story of the irrevocable profoundness of loss when a child dies.
Tess and All Kinds
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Tess lives with Grandma Wilma now. Grandma manages a storage facility, and Tess watches people come and go. She places them in categories, and for a seven-year old she has some insightful thoughts.
Saving the World
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.
Thoughts Left Unsaid
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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David and Phil, friends since college, have recently had rough patches in their marriages, including an affair. Though they’ve never been the type to discuss intimate personal problems, David feels the need to unburden himself to Phil. As they play pool and have a few beers, David recounts recent events in his life while wondering how much, if anything, he should tell his friend.
The Spirit of Harlem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Shizuka Nishino, a young Japanese artist, is starving herself in a grotty Harlem apartment. When you've got love, who needs food? In an unwanted intervention, her brother's girlfriend, an American ex-artist, takes matters into her own hands. Her quest to save Shizuka's life brings the conflict between the two women to a head, and reveals the true cost of throwing away your dreams. 72 pages.
The Terminator of Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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He's Baaaaack! Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction from Emmy winner Ben Tanzer.
The Stoat
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Set in England, The Stoat is the story of a young man who joins a karate class for his own reasons. He develops a respect and love for his karate instructor. In the end, he must choose between friendship and revenge. The Stoat placed first in the Fiction Division of an annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition and was published in Story Magazine.
The Death of Beatrix Potter
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A famous fictional world tumbles toward destruction as its author lies dying. What will happen to the characters never immortalized in a story?
Fight Club (Cities of the Dead)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Garth and his friends had escaped to a vacation cabin in the woods after initially failing to halt the onslaught of the undead. They spent the winter honing their skills with swords and are eager to see if they can make a dent in the zombie apocalypse and maybe restart civilization. This is the fourteenth story in the series. A new story releases each week in the first months of 2012.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
The Twilight Lawns Chronicles
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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A series of tales concerning Twilight Lawns, Surrey. Residential Home for the Elderly, the Distressed, but most importantly, the Well Bred. Join the Residents at play. Take tea with Elspeth and Hermione. Marvel at the wisdom and organisational abilities of Maude. Join us at night for a last digestive biscuit and Senapod tea. Then Medication Time and bed. Good night!
El Aguila
Price: Free! Words: 42,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The cafeteros in Colombia get forced into growing coca after the bottom drops out of the coffee market. The guerrillas get involved and then all hell breaks loose when the military gets wind of it and tries to force them out. It is told from the eyes of a nineteen-year-old girl who hires a coyote to bring her across the Arizona border after her entire town and family are decimated by bloodshed.