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Einstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A lonely young woman longs for more in her life. Desperately seeking intimacy and love, she fears that she may find something much more sinister. In Einstein, Moore brings us a fresh character, a young woman looking to discover true intimacy and love but terrified by what she may uncover.
This is My Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
Dear Editor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Russell M. Waters is a substitute high school teacher. He has had a rough year. One of his sons has recently gone to prison. The other plans to move far away. His estranged wife is petitioning for a divorce. In September he gets a call to cover classes over the course of an entire school year. Russ undertakes a campaign of public improvement, beginning with the letters page of the local newspaper.
The Saddle of Private Lucius Gray: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When young Harley Richardson discovers a dug-up grave, he realizes his family has been keeping secrets from him. If he doesn't uncover the truth, those family secrets will trap him, too.
Tarragon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Three years after a young man's girlfriend disappeared, he still can't face the terrible truth.
Lucky
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lucky is suffering abuse in her foster home. After she acts out in school, she is sent to see a psychologist who reaches her in a way she hadn't anticipated. Originally published in NEWEST REVIEW. Other stories about Lucky available as e-books are "Fort Erie" and "The Crow and The Dwarf." If you enjoyed this short story, check out "RACING ON A WIRE" a novel based on Lucky's life.
Short Takes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A series of short stories each making a point by an experienced screen writer. Satisfying the reader and delighting the intelligent. Varied slices of life as seen through the writer's eyes. An easy read as each story is complete within itself.
Cancer Lurks Deep
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Calumet. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kilgore Trout, a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, returns to his boyhood home in upstate New York after a career ending injury to his throwing shoulder. He intends to take over his father’s business, but instead goes into real estate. His transition to New York is not without great difficulty...
Fathers and Sons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It's a rough day for Mike, first he loses his best customer, then his car breaks down. Then something really strange happens.
A walk through my memory lane
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Following is a translation from the writings of my mother, her trip to scotland. But it is more then a travel guide to scotland. It is a sumptuous saga unleashed through meditating mountains, talking rivers and wailing remains of "once splendid mansions". And most importantly it is a moment lived to the fullest and the feelings of heart truely felt by a mother and the sweetest human.
To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.
Sarah, Serendipitous
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As an historian, Sarah finds writing the life of a great American house goes smoothly until the present is the topic. Aside from the house's forceful head, Simon, she faces his needy daughter and mysterious business partners. She is tested most by possible love with Simon's moody nephew and balancing her own family's wishes. When painful stories emerge, she must decide her duty.
Of Flowers and Sunlight
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about gardening. *Contains mature content not suitable for children. Discretion is advised.*
Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two ordinary women leading their lives at the extremes of society. Three men seeking to push the boundaries of science and politics. Block is a novel look at power and powerlessness, crime and corruption. This is a story of dual identities where everyone's limits are being tested.
The War Master's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,830. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
http://vimeo.com/70694054 The once-peaceful nations of Mitoch and Fairgos are locked in a bitter war. Lady Aurora, however, has known only quiet privilege for her 21 years inside the walls of the Cavalcata manor house. As the educated, eavesdropping daughter of the Fairgosian Royal War Master, she is confident she knows more than most . . . except when the promised Fairgosian victory will bring h
The Sculptor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.
Bumble Jacket Miscellany: a miscellany for poetry and fiction 2:2
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bumble Jacket Miscellany Volume 2 number 2 (Winter 2011) features poetry from poets Michael Lee Johnson, James G. Piatt, Jerome Brooke, Janine Surmick, Joseph Buehler, Andy Psomopoulos, Rodney Nelson, William Doreski, and Meredith E. Torre and prose from Jennifer York, Joseph Buehler, and M.E. Mitchell.
Houses & Other Stories
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A mainstream collection containing a 10,000 word novelette and three short stories, all set in Berkeley, California in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Bensonhyphentaft
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the happiest moment of Rachel Benson-Taft's life, she realizes that saying "yes" will really change everything. But, then, what's in a name?
Linares del Arroyo
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about friendship. This story received an Honourable Mention in 'The Fiddlehead' magazine's Short story contest. "....(Linares del Arroyo) is a story prepared to take risks. When they pay off the reader is rewarded with a sensual and evocative meditation on youth and the passage of time." Gerard Beirne, author of 'Eskimo in the net'