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The Wake-Up Call
By Jonas Eriksson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By R.S. Guthrie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Elaine Orr
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By R. Eric Swanepoel
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'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
By Alex Exley
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Felicity Savage
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Ben Tanzer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He's Baaaaack! Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction from Emmy winner Ben Tanzer.
The Stoat
By Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By Candyce Byrne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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)
By William Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Exit Nothing
By KUBOA
Price: Free! Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a novel by Pat King: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
The Twilight Lawns Chronicles
By Ian Dorking-Clark
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
By James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 42,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
One
By Cristian Mihai
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One is a short story about addictions and the manner in which they break us down.
Warm Winter's Garden
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
Jonathan: a proper story involving a black coat, a key, and the ramblings of an insane old man.
By Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Can a coat give you the power to influence others? Jonathan finds a key that may have the answer...
Shifting Gears
By Shawn Maravel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wesley Pierce, a Virginia State Trooper, is in search of the perfect log cabin to settle down in. After losing his brother and doing his best to care for the family he left behind he decides, a year after Nathan’s death, that he’s finally ready to move forward.
So L.A.
By Bridget Hoida
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fresh-faced San Joaquin Valley girl masterminds a wildly successful bottled water empire only to find herself sidelined as a pampered Beverly Hills wife. To escape an unraveling marriage and her twin brother's tragic death, Magdalena embraces the L.A. lifestyle with a comic vengeance. ”This is a book Joan Didion will wish she’d written!” — Chris Abani, author of Graceland
The Ant Farm
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Gene Almsson is forced into retirement after more than thirty years traveling the country helping the poultry industry, he finds it hard to go from advising wealthy people and earning their praise to doing dishes and finding ways to pass the time. He doesn't like his new life and he likes it even less when his daughter and one year old granddaughter move in.
The Yellow Umbrella
By Natascha Scrivener
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit.”