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The Purse Snatcher Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection by Hugo Cambridge (introduction by Samuel Yost)
Gardner Remembers: the lost tapes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel by Corey Mesler
The Book of Live Wires
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eagerly anticipated sequel to Gayle Brandeis' beloved Bellwether Prize-winning novel The Book of Dead Birds is now available exclusively as an ebook. Narrated by Darryl Sternberg, Ava Sing Lo's love interest from The Book of Dead Birds and now her husband and the father of their baby, The Book of Live Wires is an electrifying novel about love, identity and family secrets.
Quickies
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You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An entertaining collection of forty miniature short stories from this popular New Zealand author. Each story contains just five-hundred words and can therefore be read in just two or three minutes.
Clarity
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Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clarissa Farrell awakens one morning with the certain knowledge that a friend has died. Coincidental dream or precognition? Investigating the phenomena leads to recognizing more of her own uncanny perceptions. But when an interested reporter turns out to have fraudulent motives, she is left to question all of her new found abilities.
Lord of Stone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,960. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trace: a country where magic is dying out. A country at war with itself. A country where the prophecies of the Book of the World have started to come true. Bligh: a young foreigner, drawn irresistibly to the war in Trace. A man who has rejected religion, yet appears to be possessed by one of the six Lords Elemental. Bligh thinks he's going mad, but if he is then it's a madness shared by others...
Snake Dance Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two teenage boys participate in a ridiculous Snake Dance enactment at a mansion in 1960s Arizona.
Leaky Pipes
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Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bartholomew Schroeder, a recent widower and retired plumber, can sweat pipes and fix broken toilets, but, on a weekend excursion to Martha's Vineyard, can he mend a teenage girl's broken spirit?
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by OW Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One brings together nine previously published stories hand selected to best represent the darkness prevalent in much of Caleb J. Ross’ fiction. Deformities, parenthood, childhood, each treated with literary integrity, come together to map the visceral, gut-wrenching side of family life.
Jody's Story: A Christmas Legend
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Christmas miracles keep on happening… sometimes in the strangest places. Follow this journey of minor miracles that lead up to the gift of new life and a life saved on Christmas Day. Warm your heart with this modern tale of a Christmas legend reborn and retold and of gratitude repaid.
The Angel With a Net
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novelette which starts off as a slightly surreal description of a restaurant, and then turns into a unique narrative tracing links between objects, places, science, ideas, history, and people. Written using an array of actual facts obtained from the Internet, the globe, science, and history are examined, revealing the complex links between life, death, science, religion, and money. 7550 words.
Ribbon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She told him he'd be sorry . . . A retelling of a Halloween classic :-)
The madman of the park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
J. Saravia has written a story of delirium, a genuinely passionate book, bordering on mysticism. The madman of the park tells us of the apparently simple and anodyne encounter of a writer with an artist, a mystic, a man forsaken, a person without roots, a loner, a leper, a being immersed in longing…
The Last Three
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Price: Free! Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
"'Just three more stops,' I thought to myself. I gripped my knife, the handle digging into my flesh. I closed my eyes and tried to think of Eris." A descent down the path of self-destruction, does salvation lie around the corner or is it merely an illusion? The Last Three is a captivating story of a lost soul on the streets of a modern dystopia.
Hummus
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen-year-old Sonny Gossage is infatuated with Naomi Shamir, the Israeli woman who lives down the street. He wants romance; all she can offer is a plate of hummus and occaisional babysitting job.
Delicate Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With his younger son's wedding approaching, Frederick Adelson decides to try and persuade his dissolute and detached older son, Elias, to join the family at the wedding after a long separation. Frederick sends two old friends of Elias, who ineffectively try to work on Elias while the rest of the family prepares for the upcoming celebration.
On the Rio Mayo
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Conflicts between a father and son come to a head when an air conditioning repairman named Harry and his son Frank meet a Mayo Indian early one morning at a fishing camp on the Rio Mayo in Sonora, Mexico. This short story takes place shortly after World War Two.
Scar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dermot Fallon has a disease. Currently hospitalized in Vancouver, he recreates with lunatic clarity the circumstances surrounding his recent trip to Ireland to bury his father, and his own schizophrenic breakdown. *Scar contains strong language and is not suitable for young children. Discretion is advised.*
Cold Coffee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Norwegian immigrants Eric and "Bus Andersen go through the booming 1920s in California, then lose everything in 1929 and wind up on the dole in Brooklyn New York. Eric splits for far-off war work and Bus strikes out on her own.
The Five Lost Senses of Carl
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Something is happening to Carl. His eyes, his hearing, his smell...they all seem to be fading away. Find out what happens to Carl in this chapbook by Mel Bosworth & Christy Crutchfield.