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Rod and Staff: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Thoughts Left Unsaid
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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
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.
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...
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.”
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.
Insomnia (A Poem)
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This isn't a book. It's a poem - a free one. I hope you enjoy.
The Stool Pigeon: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
She Haunts Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
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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.
In a Cat's Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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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
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
A.L.O.M Episode 2: Stranded
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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?