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Writing This Ability: Parables and True Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The stories in this collection represent more than just tear-jerking accounts of overcoming adversity and mislabeled disability, although I’ve told a few of those too. I’m more interested in exploring the potential of what we consider to be dis and ability through characters who are constrained by circumstance and societal expectation even as they fight against those limits.
Hermit
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A kleptomaniac struggles to stop stealing from campsites.
The Resurrection of Osama bin Laden: A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The author goes to Vegas to cover a Conference for Young Conservatives, but it’s a bust. He instead gets wrapped up in a much larger story, one that could bring down the presidency. Osama bin Laden is still alive. The author and his editor pick up the trail on the Vegas Strip, fend off rivals from Fox News, outmaneuver rogue agents of the CIA, and follow their leads to the outskirts of Khartoum.
Foison Surrounded
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,730. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Just when he thinks he has met everyone's lowest expectations of him, and now is at last ignored by all the quirky townspeople of Foison Surrounded, he feels free to get comfortably settled into his lazy small-town desert boondocks lifestyle, Jack discovers gold. At its heart, this is an offbeat love story, with richly drawn characters and a surly giant.
Susanna Childress
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Awst Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This collection includes 4 poems and an essay from Susanna Childress, first Featured Author from Awst Press. Each piece unflinchingly explores the loss of a friend, of a pet, of a neighbor's child, or of one's own child, as well as the involvement of others in support roles. The insight and power of this work can be appreciated by anybody including those not normally drawn to poetry.
Calm (Riverside Tale)
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You set the price! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1700 words. There's nothing like a cup of tea at the end of an evening. Just the warm up needed when the man you love is working overnight. The news blurbs about a serial killer running around Riverside can't even break the calm.
Gain
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You set the price! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
2700 words. The rich feast while the poor labor. The system allows the poor to workout for the rich. Being an upper means staying thin despite indulging. But the table is about to be turned. Who will be able to handle the gain?
Gymee's Quest(ion)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a boy in search of meaning – of the f-word. It’s an endearing story of adventure, coming of age, humor, relationships, suspense and collective lexistigmatosis. Guaranteed to entertain or your freedom back.
The Tea Master
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of a warlord and his tea master in a handful of tea ceremonies. Toyotomi Hideyoshi rises from a servant to become the master of Japan, and acquires, among other possessions, the tea master and sage Rikyu who served Hideyoshi's former master Oda. Rikyu tries to teach Hideyoshi the Zen way, but will he succeed?
The Face of Love
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A child. A boy. A man. Chase changes, he grows, and love grows with him. Following a single man from the age of seventeen to the night of his fortieth birthday, The Face of Love chronicles the many ways in which love can find us and the surprising ways it can change as we do.
Aisha - A Tale of Retribution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aisha – A Tale of Retribution is a story about poverty and beauty, opulence and misogyny, abuse and revenge, and of an unexpected form of triumph. Aisha Sayuno is a bright and strikingly beautiful young girl whose only crime in life is to have been born poor in a country where poverty is rampant, and into a family of five girls.
Historia de un amor moderno
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You set the price! Words: 8,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
El tiempo evoluciona, las historias de amor ya no son como antes, amores imposibles que se vuelven posibles, tintes dramáticos, novela negra de nuestros días, con un intrigante final.
The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
On a drunken whim, Terrance makes a bet he lives to regret. To find the most bizarre theatrical act possible. And make money out of them. But when he stumbles across The Unlikely Bibles, it seems he’s struck gold. Or opened up a whole new world of problems . . . A story haunted by the past, and yet driven by an overwhelming urge to move forward. The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story.
Operation: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With nowhere to turn at Christmas, Harriet visits her estranged father. There are no battles, their lives are too short for them now. Only an echoing, never-ending silence. A touching father-daughter story. Operation: A Short Story.
Nothing Perpetual: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Have Zach’s passive aggressive tendencies really led him to this? In the middle of the night. Down on his knees. A pair of scissors in his hand. Cutting a hole in his teenage daughter’s beanbag. . . . Perhaps he should get professional help after all. An off-centre, life-affirming story. Nothing Perpetual: A Short Story.
Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lisa finds herself, like so many others, going to extreme lengths to find love: Speed dating. It worked for others, so why not for her? But will she be able to find those rebellious types she’s so keen on? A story of love, reality and friendship. Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story.
Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Karlson Davis has a decision to make. Keep exploiting the bass player of his band. Or come clean. Call the whole thing off. Decisions, decisions . . . A story which explores farce, and when it’s time to call it quits. Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story.
A Silent Company: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Hillary wakes on a dreary winter’s morning. The night after a wedding. And a night of unbelievable regret . . . but not for her. A story of rebirth amid the rubble of a former life. A Silent Company: A Short Story.
KSHM Project Presents: Elusive Realities
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Elusive Realities, the fourth volume in the KSHM Project, features four photographs accompanied by two short stories, two vignettes, and a short poem. KSHM Project is the result of a joint collaborative effort between award-winning Australian photographer Karl Strand, and American author Henry Martin.
Chick's Royal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These six short stories by A. J. S. Macdonald explore the themes of desire, redemption love and loss.