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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.
Naming Things
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Adam, Eve, and God hit a few bumps in the beginning of everything.
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 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.
Jalapeno Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
Chasing Silence
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other." - Rainer Maria Rilke
Sleepless in Sovietsky
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Oleg Yavlinsky is a good cop, or at least he thinks he is, until a chance encounter with a wealthy businessman challenges everything he holds dear and brings unsettling memories his time in Chechnya back to the surface. A short story about life in Russia in the 1990s, the second in a series by David Brining.
Lady of The Phoenix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The old lady just wanted to watch the goldfinches and quail eating in her back yard. But something always seemed to disturb the peace of her home. Can she defend the peace of her back yard? Don't miss this fantasy short story.
She's All I Can Think About
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A man becomes obsessed with a new girl at work, making him confront the fact that all his relationships have begun and ended the same way. Wanting to break the pattern and reconnect with his now separated wife and son, he finds old habits taking over, and he is torn between needing to mature and obsessing over each new girl he sees.
Stories from Inside the Melancholy Mind
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Stories from Inside the Melancholy Mind is a collection of flash fiction pieces guaranteed to pull your heartstrings with their dramatic twist and turns.
Scattered Fake Sunflowers
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Sully finds a match to his vase in a place he never would have expected: the beginning of a short story series titled Nature's Molding.
So Long As You Don't Get Run Over You'll Be Fine
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Can you guess the main inspiration for this story? Several images and ideas are taken from an earlier story by a well-known author. To enter, buy and read a copy of the story... And follow the instructions at the end.
The Assassin's Assassin
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
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Hired to kill a killer, a discreet murderer tracks down the beautiful but deadly Thamesis. But what is the secret of her fatal allure? And in the end, who will assassinate who?
Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
Midnight Baseball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
The German Housemate - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ever have the misfortune of living under the same roof with an annoying, eccentric individual whose sight you couldn’t stand? Here is a story for you...
The Eighth Sacrament
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The year is 1985 and Elijah Crowe is a college student who has become addicted to painkillers and dropped out of school to get clean. He knows when he goes back he'll inevitably run into Irene, the only girl he loved, and the one chose drugs over. With understated support from his brilliant but tortured mother and a no-nonsense employer, Elijah moves forward the only way he knows how.
A Waltz Yes, a Heart No
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Following his divorce, Dr. Stanley Gilford, chief of cardiology at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, restructured his life on the guiding principle of maximum gain, minimum pain. So what is the well-heeled doctor doing with Ruby, a high school dropout and waitress at the local greasy spoon, and what are his options visa vie the pallid, five year old boy whose damaged heart beats in three-four time?
Flower Beds
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A man's decision to water the flowers in his front yard leads to a deadly confrontation.
Teddy's Family, Now in its Sixth Season!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The pressure to carry a television series, especially if you're a child star, is immense. Many have cracked under the strain. But not Teddy. Even as he tells reporter Gus Rogers that the pressure of expectation has kept him from aging and will force him to remain a young boy unless he finds a way to kill Teddy, he does so calmly. He will not succumb to insanity. Not Teddy