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Tul Tul's Train (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Tu Tul is the heroine for anyone who has a heart. She was literally kicked to the curb after she landed in New York with her new husband, and remarkably found that she was not truly alone in Jackson Heights - Little Bangladesh. With some luck, new found friends, and plenty of pluck, she picks herself up and carves out a life for herself. (short story)
The Third Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sixteen-year-old Ned Scoletti is travelling north on a Greyhound bus from Fort Pierce, Florida to Spaulding, Massachusetts, to visit Aunt Josie. Problem is, his mother’s identical twin sister died when Nick was just a toddler. Or maybe not.
Do You Like Oranges?
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
A String of Momentary Silences
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Peter Bremmer decides he'd be better off never speaking again. Then Peter meets a man who says more than he ever could without ever saying a word.
Do Unto Others - A Novelette
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Neither man nor his words survive the wasteland of years and distance intact.
Wallet Photos
Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These are photos, pictures, that stay with us wherever we go. There are twelve 'wallet photos' in this collection mainly set in Sarajevo. Genre: short stories
Concerto para Quatro Mãos
Price: Free! Words: 19,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONCERTO PARA QUATRO MÃOS é um romance sobre a experiência de se ter um irmão. O personagem, ao perceber-se numa situação muito desesperadora, repassa mentalmente toda a sua vida e nota que, em todos os momentos, sempre esteve acompanhado de alguém que testemunhava sua existência. Não se trata de um conselheiro, de um grande amigo , mas de uma presença constante. A prova de que existiu.
Ella - A Novelette
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
As children, our imaginary friends are there when we need them. But what happens to them when we don't?
The Dictionary Writer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this story of literary suspense, all the English dictionaries in the world disappear, and the chief burden to write a new dictionary in a hurry falls on a quiet word-loving professor named Benbrook. He's never faced such a challenge, but after a rough start he answers the call with startling dexterity.
The Kissproof World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Kissproof World explores how the lives of six troubled teens and their two counselors become connected as they each face their secret dreams and fears. When Neva Bell, the young therapist in charge, begins to uncover the secrets behind the youths' troubling behavior, she finds herself facing her own troubled past and soon she is drawn into events that lead to revenge and murder.
The King's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the sea level rises, the king’s land disappears and his subjects flee. His last friend leaves his island empire and the king, with one last heroic effort, grasps for a chance to help his land survive.
A Really Good Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
A Really Good Day follows amateur golfer Scott Hanover as he has the most amazing day of his life. Along the way he converts a golf-hating sportscaster, saves a washed-up sports agent, and teaches a pretentious golfer the true meaning of sportsmanship. The whole journey almost comes to an end on the 17th hole but Scott makes the ultimate decision to put it all on the line with one miraculous shot.
Magnum
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2011 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Magnum is de verbindende factor in een groepje oudstudenten. Met Thomas als middelpunt.
The Clouds Which Obscured the Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novelette is the story of a storm and how it affects a man in a tree with balloons, a little boy watching him, a cougar and the mountain deer he devours, a crow, a mosquito, a man who works in a aluminum siding factory, a fisherman and his cat, a photographer, a man who works at a hardware store, and a man driving a truck who drinks a beer in a bar. Written in a uniquely surreal manner.
José Matias
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"José Matias," the tale of a man of leisure who is going to his grave accompanied by a very brief procession of carriages, highlights, perhaps more than any other tale of his, the gentle irony—equal parts affection and sarcasm—that makes the work of the great nineteenth-century Portuguese writer José Maria de Eça de Queirós so delightful to the contemporary reader. Words: 8,600
Picking Blueberries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A powerfully evocative portrait of an alternative community in the early 1970s, told with a child's-eye simplicity by a young resident. Short fiction from an author whose work has been described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
Of Rats and Men
Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dramatic "down the rabbit hole" excursion involving a jeweler, a thief and a rat. This novelette by Frank Severino runs the gambit of existential queries and twists of fate. It plunges the reader down a dark flume and delivers bright resolution from unlikely sources.
The Coma Monologues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Do stories have the power to heal? For Gary Hawken, life in a coma offers few perks. Nurses care for him and people sit by his bed and tell him stories, but the glorious mess of life passes him by. In a world where survival depends on his ability to understand his stories, Gary must recognize the value of his own soul. A hypnotic tale of one man’s struggle to find the truth in his own epic life.
Last Stroke of the Brush
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Roxana, a celebrity talk show host, meets Jam and his gang of street urchins, little does she realize that her intention to bring change to their lives will set her on a treacherous path of self discovery she has no stomach for.
Damascus Proper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 384,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Damascus Proper is a tale of punk rock, murder, the quest for the divine, and love gone wrong – spiritual love, romantic love, love between family and friends. Structured similarly to the Bible, it chronicles a cult known as the Children of Bert and how their history is intertwined with that of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.