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The Slave of the Al-Hamra
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of revenge in the shadow of the Alhambra palace, in the nasrite Granada in the 14th century, about Ibn Zamrak, vizier, poet and conspirator whose poetry and ambition know no limits.
Life Begins At Forty
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Branches - Three Stories About Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
The Artistic Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.
Einstein
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A lonely young woman longs for more in her life. Desperately seeking intimacy and love, she fears that she may find something much more sinister. In Einstein, Moore brings us a fresh character, a young woman looking to discover true intimacy and love but terrified by what she may uncover.
Before Dark, and After
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Poems that explore the interstice between light and dark, day and night, perhaps even good and evil.
Leo Rache.
Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tracing a year in the life of Leo Rache, an aimless shoplifter-turned-poet, and drawn heavily from author Pablo D'Stair's personal experiences, this novella is a blunt, intimate investigation of the minutia that birth one individual's desire to create.
Tales for the Free Mind and Open Heart
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three stories, three insights into different worlds, into the minds and hearts of those some of us find 'different'.
Bang
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Violet is the lone survivor of a school shooting, she retells her story to a detective. Violet's story is both disturbing and shocking, but may just have shaped the future of the USA. Bonus Story also included: The Night one-ten conquered two-eighty. Shane Grey's first short story, based on a true story.
Vampire
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Australian English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Hello, Emptiness
Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Howling Winds
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
...'the moon darkened...time bled...the grains of a forgotten world'...
Ghosts of Florence Pass
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
After the plane carrying his family home from a wilderness vacation crashes on a remote mountain pass, fourteen year-old John Parker awakens to a scene of unspeakable tragedy. Gravely injured and skirting the lines of consciousness, John Parker must cope with his devastating loss as he quickly undertakes an epic battle for survival.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
Frost
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This is a short story about love and frost, family and healing. A father and daughter in a small mountain town suffer the impact of a bitter snowstorm.