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The Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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One of the wealthiest men on earth is near death and when the super rich are dying there is no shortage of jackals and hyenas waiting to feast on the carcass. But then a miracle arrives that can possibly, possibly, save the billionaire’s life and powerful forces are suddenly unleashed: Hate...Vengeance...Greed... Fear... Forgiveness.... Memory....Murder....Love. Something has to give!
Drums: a Novel
Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
Infinity Matches
Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Bill Johnson has one thing on his mind, smoking one of his beloved cigarettes. He is only missing one key ingredient to procure his much needed nicotine high, a lighter or matches or a shiny silver Zippo.
Litany
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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When a street girl with attitude meets an itinerant old gardener named Rose, sparks begin to fly, fanned by clashing aesthetics, defenses, and denial into a conflagration of misunderstanding that births an awkward and pragmatic partnership. It's Chicago,1968, and these two and a woman librarian,unaware of the cultural upheaval around them, are as affected as the beach is by the tide.
The Chiropractor's Assistant
Price: Free! Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Epistemology - When Ronda Wickford, the assistant manager of Brandenburg’s ShopRite Supermarket, inadvertently hires a middle-age man with a PhD in philosophy to run the fresh produce department, weird things begin to happen. As events unfold, she learns a thing or two about Wittgenstein’s linguistic theories, common decency and how to fix a leaky faucet.
A Trail in the Snow
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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One warming winter afternoon, Will skis with his brother to a secluded and sleepy hamlet, encountering more of the past than the present.
My Home Is Hnme
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A young woman returns to the place of her upbringing--to experience the past, present, and future as one.
Don't Clean the Aquarium - Volume I in the Complete Works of Jeffrey Osier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » General
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This book comprises some of the author's earliest and most memorable stories. Often touted as a successor to Lovecraft, and compared to Thomas Ligotti, Osier's work is dark, surreal, and guaranteed to leave you with images that will haunt you long after you finish reading.
107 Degrees Fahrenheit
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A young boy spends a magical weekend with his sister, a former collegiate track star crippled in a freak accident. During the visit he learns a poignant lesson about the resilience of monarch butterflies and the human heart
Act of Creation & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Food, obsession, heartbreak. Three stories. (These stories first appeared in the literary magazines Quarterly West, Tatlin's Tower and VerbSap.)
Leftover Shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by Fog Ink. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A diverse collection of three short stories written by Amy Neftzger: The Marshmallow War, Peripheral Witches, and Parson's Song.
Aristo's Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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As the practices at his father's late-night museum ‘staff meetings’ unfold themselves to Pavlos, the boy is led deeper into a sinister confrontation with what Papa calls his ‘family', but which brings him, through the ancient face-masks and relics, to unquiet souls of Greeks believed to have been thousands of years dead. A strong blend of eeriness, suspense, and an outsider's need to belong.
Homegrown Muse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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In this controversial novel, you'll meet Lyssa Smith, a woman trying to maintain a code of ethics in the cutthroat business of land development. When she stands up to a greedy developer, the truth about her offbeat family comes out, shattering her veneer of normalcy—and her dreams for the future. Her best chance to remake herself lies with Dane Callicott, a man with secrets of his own.
Interpretive Dance at 65 MPH
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Hazel Hassenfeffer is faced with a dilemma. The dilemma of her own death. Follow her journey through the afterlife as she tries to deal with her past, her loved ones, the society that raised her, and the terrible novel she wrote.
Momentary Mother
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,460. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
Short Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This collection includes four short stories and a series of flash fiction written while the author was on travel. Shot through with magical realism, it is both solemn and vibrant--the long and short of a promising high school author.
The Restoration Man & The Pélissier Scroll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In The Restoration Man one man's obsession with the restoration of a near-mythical car is thrown into sharp perspective following the death of his wife as his life becomes haunted by her echo; in The Pélissier Scroll a man finally unravels the mystery of the ancient scroll that has guided, driven and shaped his life. Two short stories.
The Artistic Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
Kane
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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From the emotional story of one family's struggle with rural poverty, pain and loss, the unequal power of beauty, the pits of despair and the longing to escape comes Kane, a beautifully crafted and poignantly told tale of patience and perseverance, of love and understanding and the difficulty of growing up when destitution is knocking on the door.
Low Road to Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Car accidents, marital troubles and mildly dark humour - natural bedfellows? After a debilitating car accident, Joe develops an obsession with establishing who is responsible for his injuries. Exactly who should be made accountable when it's not clear who is at fault? A self-absorbed, neurotic ride inside the mind of an average husband and father, full of comic turns and insightful reflection.