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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: 7,270. 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.
Warm Winter's Garden
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Can a coat give you the power to influence others? Jonathan finds a key that may have the answer...
Shifting Gears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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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 Yellow Umbrella
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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“Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit.”
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
The Photograph
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When a man is found beaten, comatose and barely clinging to life with nothing more on him than an old black and white photograph tucked inside his breast pocket, the ensuing investigation to discover his identity and the motive behind his assault reveals a shocking trail of greed, murder and deception that stretches back more than fifty years and implicates the state's highest officials.
Pedalling Backwards
Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.
Last Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Last Class is a comedic novel about lust and love, authority run amok, and teenage rebellion. A gay high school student launches a multimedia protest against narrow-minded teachers, his tranquilized monkey classmates, and a totalitarian high school principal. The protest snowballs into a full-fledged rebellion that rockets a tiny town from obscurity into the bizarre glare of unwanted stardom.
Perjury and Prose
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A brain injury ten years ago left Auden with amnesia, Tourette's, and a total change in personality. Today she's a self-help guru hiding a secret addiction that could kill her career. When her sister's life implodes, a devastating family mystery pushes Auden into the spotlight she's been trying to avoid. Now she just wants to get her best friend back- and staying out of prison might be nice, too.
Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This is the story of John, a young man that works the all night shift at a convenience store, and his good friend Shoes, who is homeless. Against his supervisor's orders John brings Shoes into the store each night to warm up, get something to eat, and rest. One night, Shoes, who is mentally ill, does not come by the store. A night turns into many and John begins to search for his friend.
The Descent of the Magyar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ignaze is disaffected, navigating the aftermath of the Prague Spring. A Hungarian abroad during times of great changes and social upheaval,he must withstand his passage through events outside of his control. In the end, he reaches a sort of state of absolute grace, wittingly or otherwise.