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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.
After dinner speakers
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Over the remains of a meal a couple have an argument, but this is not its retelling, this is its anatomy - this is the raw functions of a disagreement, from the careless seemingly innocuous origins, through misunderstanding, threats of violence and the power to rekindle the past, to a humble ending. This is an argument without its dialogue.
Cold Fusion 2000
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Alex Kavanagh is a physics-obsessed geek who's just had a horrible day. While drowning his sorrows he sees an ex, Lucy Spiers. They go on a date and he realises he still loves her. Problem: she's actually Lucy's twin sister, Jane. As lies pile up Jane wonders if she can avoid breaking Alex's heart like her sister did. A novel about making peace with the past, set in Manchester in the year 2000.
Fear and Aggression
Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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."
The Lemon Thief's Ex-Wife's Third Cousin
Price: Free! Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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YOLO. You Only Live Once. Or do you? Maybe there's another you living your own life somewhere else, right now.
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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'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
Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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
Price: Free! Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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
Price: Free! Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A novella by Constance A. Dunn: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
From Thine Own Well
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Wonderfully realistic dystopian! Who controls the water -- controls the masses. Disillusioned former Yukon mining exploration worker, Landon McGuire, is torn from his self-imposed exile into a Canada he no longer recognizes. Deceit, threats and violence emphasize the reality that economy trumps environment even when lives are at stake.
Not Lost for Lookin'
You set the price! Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A fly-fishing romance ghost-story adventure of the high Sierra!
Tales for the Free Mind and Open Heart
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Three stories, three insights into different worlds, into the minds and hearts of those some of us find 'different'.
Vampire
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Australian English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A short story of one girls attempt to escape a vampire who eventually captures her and turns her.
Rise, then Descend
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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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.
Eating It Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.