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El Conde Lucanor
By Don Juan Manuel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,150. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2011 by Masa Editorial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El Conde Lucanor fue escrito por don Juan Manuel en 1335. Este libro es un conjunto de cincuenta y un cuentos de extraordinaria riqueza, tanto por los temas como por los personajes, así como por la variedad de ambientes y tonos. Las historias del Conde Lucanor han permeado la literatura universal. Edición en versión española moderna de Mariana Roo.
Gordy
By Heather Hildenbrand
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A bully named Marjean, a mangy dog named Donut, and southern Georgia in August. 9-year old Gordy will need all of these to overcome the life-changing moment headed his way. A touching story of one boy’s tragic loss and his journey to understanding it. Gordy is a short story totaling 5000 words.
The Three
By Mark Fontecchio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story. Justin wakes up early one morning and goes downstairs to fix the washing machine. But the reason why the washer broke brings back recent painful memories that neither Justin nor his wife can erase.
The Last Deal Of The Season
By Lee McAulay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about the trans-Saharan bead trade, with a twist in the tale. Daoud is not a ruthless man, but he knows a bargain when he sees one. But does the stranger make a better trade than he?
This Treehouse is Haunted
By R.M. Haag
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The accident haunted Joel his entire life. Now he returns to the scene, an adult, to finally confront the his memories, his past, and determine his future. Includes complete bonus story "This Book is Haunted"
The Nightwalk
By Henri Bauhaus
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
On a warm autumn night, Hans Umber decides to take a long walk through the Crescent City to reach his new home in a newly-renovated loft space. However, unplanned events of the night cast a dark shadow on the pedestrian journey.
Cold Burn
By Jason Loeffler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How does one family member's (perceived) sexual orientation influence that of another? In this instance...it's for the worse. Approximately 4,000 words.
Walking Into The Night (Short Story)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.00 from 1 review)
A little boy watches the darkened street from behind the window of a closed barbershop at midnight, counting the passing cars until a streetwalker walked into his young life. (An original 1,450-word short story.)
Stories from the Fall of the Empire
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An excellent book of short stories written from 2000-2011.
From Poets to Protagonists - Short Stories
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Poets to Protagonists: Fiction from the Hudson Valley Poetry Scene Featuring the Poets as Main Characters is a literary collection of short stories that depicts some of New York’s most well-known downstate poets and artists whom the author has had the privilege of reading with at many popular coffee houses, libraries, and cultural centers.
The Imam - A Novel
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,120. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shia Muslim legend has it that Ali, the fourth Caliphate of Islam, began a familial line of Imams, or religious leaders, to perpetuate his vision and uphold his glory. Through history these Imams have been driven into hiding due to dangers posed by enemies of the Shia faith. The twelfth Imam is said to be that final Imam who would return to this earth and restore Shia Islam's unity and glory.
Noble McCloud - A Novel
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,510. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his debut novel, author Harvey Havel brings readers the hapless life of a man and his dream in this work of literary fiction, Noble McCloud, a Novel. With descriptive polish Havel navigates the mind of twenty-seven year old dreamer, Noble McCloud, lost in life and lacking motivation to do anything except the one thing he believes is his means of escape from an abject existence.
Locked Out
By R.M. Haag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the arctic darkness a man demands that Lynn let him inside, but she doesn't dare. Not with the children to protect. If she waits he'll have to leave. A short story by the author of Downland.
The Total Nitwit's Guide to Wasting Two Years
By Yoav Fisher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Becker has arrived in New York with a plan for success: a lucrative internship with a top investment bank, an impressive graduate degree, then the Nobel Prize. When his father falls victim to the Dot Com Bubble, Becker is forced to change plans and delves into the get-rich-quick world of film production, only to discover that the world if film is not like what they show in the movies.
The Little Wooden Chair -or- The Most Unlikely Hero
By MJ Ware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maggy's grandfather knows he'll be dead by the time she's born. The only gift he can afford is one he makes with his own hands. As he finishes the little wooden chair, he has no idea that his gift will not only be her protector and companion, but it will teach her the meaning of Love. Includes a free bonus story: The Price of Friendship.
The Surfer
By Robb Skidmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Walter’s life falls apart when his family dies in a plane crash. He becomes fixated with surfing, and flies to Hawaii in a last ditch effort to overcome despair about life and death. His surfing leads to a near death experience. A vacationing couple then befriends him and takes him on an unexpected adventure. The Surfer explores the cruelty and beauty of nature, and of life itself.
The Power of Persuasion
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is Jane Austen your favourite author? She is Beth Durban's. When a journalist writes disparaging remarks about film adaptations of Austen's novels, Beth retaliates. She writes to the newspaper and receives an unexpected visit from the newspaper's critic, F. William D'Arcy. At first, she is bemused, but after several sightings of the inquisitive journalist, she’s neither pleased nor amused.
Placeres Cotidianos
By Ildiko Nassr
Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El libro "Placeres cotidianos" de la escritora jujeña, Ildiko Nassr, es una verdadera joyita. El trabajo del orfebre domina en él. El contenido nos pone en presencia de una narradora que trabaja la brevedad de la palabra con visión estética. Con este género del microrrelato logra definir, ironizar, remedar situaciones que provocan goce al lector
Quittin' Time
By Peter Crane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s 1985 in Guelph, Ontario at the beginning of Coyote’s adult life. It is a time of transition. The young factory worker spends a late Friday afternoon with several of his friends. The novella Quittin' Time explores the intimacy of friendship and its potential for closeness that also comes with the possibility of betrayal.
Requiem for a Bard
By FrostProof 808
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this short literary fiction, a poet struggles with, and finally delivers, the eulogy for his lifelong friend.