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Os Filhos da Revolução
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Price: Free! Words: 85,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Num momento de invulgar consciência política, Júlio Mourão, dramaturgo falhado, escreve uma peça com mensagem e vende-a pela fama e fortuna a que sempre aspirou secretamente. Corroído por um remorso vago, quase nem percebe como uma simples travessia do Rossio o transforma num ícone revolucionário suficientemente vazio de conteúdo para inspirar multidões.
Insomnia (A Poem)
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
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This isn't a book. It's a poem - a free one. I hope you enjoy.
Hound of the Meadows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Arthur Meadows has been living two lies. The first will ruin him if it’s discovered. But the bigger lie is the one he’s been telling himself – that having a gorgeous wife, nice house, two kids and a dog is the same thing as being happy. When the first lie starts unraveling, the second one blows up altogether, and Art’s life spirals out of control in hilarious, sexy and occasionally deadly ways.
The Dream Shelf
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Dream Shelf follows Sam Archer on a journey of hope, frustration, elation and shame as he struggles to uncover the secret of his father’s hidden past. Along the way it examines the basis of human motivation, asks whether doing the wrong thing can sometimes be the right thing to do and highlights lessons in sacrifice and integrity that one generation must pass on to the next.
The Stool Pigeon: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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A female State Security agent in the capital of North Korea gets the green light to betray her country's premier. The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust awarded "The Stool Pigeon" first place in the suspense category for short fiction at the 2012 Graham Greene Festival.
Comfort of Fences
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Comfort of Fences explores the unconditional love between a trio of women: Ruth, the matriarch and builder of boundaries; Denise, her special-needs daughter with powerful secrets of her own; and Georgia, Ruth’s best friend and source of strength and practicality. The dynamics of their relationships expose the irony that the people we love the most can also be the people we most underestimate.
She Haunts Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Based on a true event, this is the touching tale of a woman misunderstood and left unjustifiably incarcerated for life. She is forever a sparkle of light in her dim surroundings, leaving valuable lessons in her wake. It is a story of joy, heartbreak, surprise, and anger, and is destined to be remembered.
Stairway to the Stars
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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“Stairway to the Stars” is the ninth volume of the “Jazz Saga”. It is the “Jazz Saga’s” bitter-sweet-happy-end when Irene gets all she has ever asked for: heaven on earth with all the only men of her life and a bigger than life adventure with Egon who had to die to offer her the impossible as her phantasmal lover. Though is this really all Irenchen has ever pined for? Search her!
In a Cat's Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A Collie pup can never comprehend the depth and mystery behind a Siamese cat's eyes.
Fox in the Hen House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Can a fox kit be raised by a mother hen? Originally published in Dancing in the Moonlight: Rainfurrest 2013 Charity Anthology.
The First Thing He Noticed Was Her Legs
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Torry Morales is a dance teacher whose legs must be amputated after she is in an auto accident with her fiance. Overwhelmed by what he sees as her bleak future, Torry’s fiance leaves her. A year later, she’s rolling around town, suspiciously joyful, even in trouble for being happy.
Riding the Drone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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'Nobody gets blown up in the Air Force,' the legless Army vet who hung out in the public library all day used to tell him. Find out if that's true or not. "Riding the Drone" is a very short story of about 1150 words.
Long Road to California
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Price: Free! Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Caleb and Nina Byrnes, long married and struggling financially, travel from Texas to California, following the route Caleb's grandmother took when her family migrated from the Dust Bowl. As Nina chronicles the journey, they discover a secret in Grandma's past. Learning about Vera's hardships offers perspective into their own lives. And tracking down old friends may help Vera in her waning years.
Complete Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
The Baer Boys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
Psyche's Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,490. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A man dies in strange circumstances, a girl is missing, and a child is born. Nic Penn is implicated in all of these mysteries, but he has disappeared. Is he dead, as his wife fears, or has he moved to pastures new, as his mistress suspects? When the two women discover the truth, their lives change forever. Psyche's Garden is a tale of madness and murder, but it is also about faith and redemption.
A.L.O.M Episode 2: Stranded
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Vlad’s travel aspirations should have been a dream come true. Yet the reality of his scholars’ teachings concerning the ancients is quite sobering. A.L.O.M. is in need of dire repair and lack of technology, industrial science and language barrier prove hefty challenges for Vlad. Will he gain cooperation from the ancients to save him from this travesty or will the final destination remain Stranded?
Small Fish Big Fish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Ferguslie Park, Scotland, 1965. Stephen is trying to navigate his way through the uncharted waters of growing up: the world of first dates, family dramas, sex, friendships and bullies. When he chooses to keep a ten pound note he finds on the floor of a grocery store, a sequence of events is set in play culminating in a horrific crime that will test Stephen’s character to the limit.
Fruit of the Spirit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
Reflection: We Have No One (an abstract fiction)
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Have we made the effort to find out what comes next before it comes? An abstract fiction of life, death and the forever after.