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Hitchhiking Across an Ancient Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Denny and Nikki share a similar history. Or so it seems to Denny when Nikki shows up, bruised and withdrawn, in the quiet Oregon Coast town he now calls home. But history creates a powerful pull on the psyche. Sometimes in good ways. Sometimes in bad. And sometimes, the end of a journey actually marks a new beginning.
Alton & Eugenia: Twelve Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eugenia was the greatest sorceress of our age, though she took pains to make sure that no one knew of it. Her mission was simply stated, though not to easy to accomplish, to reduce the sum total of misery on planet Earth. To aid her in this endeavor was her comrade in arms, Alton, a reluctant zombie, unwilling to come to terms with either his death or his love for Eugenia.
The Last Long Walk Home
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A retired man gets lost on his daily walk, and heads on a journey through his colorful past.
Benevolent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this award-winning, magic realism tale, all threads come together to paint a picture of the 80s and 90s in the Midwest, an intense and disaster-prone girl coming of age, her complicated ties to friends and family, and the legends that bind them all together, shaping their destiny. Includes a reader's guide and a sneak peak at the next book in this unconventional series.
The Rest of Her Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Discovering she has terminal cancer, Jill searches for a way to give her final days and life meaning and to create her legacy. In this story of how we give value to our lives, and of how we must take responsibility for our actions, the unusual path Jill chooses leads to conflict with friends, family and the law, and forces her to deal with events that turn her plans upside down.
Меня укусил бомж
Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: Russian. Published: February 11, 2013 by Andriy Demidov. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Увидеть Париж... В этом сразу сошлись наши интересы с автором. Читать или не читать вопрос не стоял. После появившегося интереса к "руке автора", взор упал на рассказ "Женщина от сорока до пятидесяти" - ну как бы обо мне. "Надо быть повнимательнее к себе", - подумала я, прочитав рассказ. Интерес рос. Потом прочитав рассказ "Меня укусил бомж" - сомнений больше не осталось.
Fwish and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From a little fish with a wish to the heart of the heart of the homeland -- from Nottingham to the Alamo -- from mother to daughter, hero to homeless stranger -- home is the myth we all want to cuddle up in ... the myth that is just out of reach, or else inescapable.
Bully
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Sam wants to be free like every regular student at his high school, but he is not. He discovers his humility, and his attempts to escape his bullies are not enough. Daily struggles with life at home and in school yields nothing positive. He is furious with his bully stepfather, and schoolmates.
The Enigmatic Mr. Dawsley
Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If an immensely wealthy eccentric chose you out of the blue to become his new companion, would you accept? Thurgood Truman would. On the island of Atlantia, Thurgood Truman has been chosen to accompany Mr. Dawsley, a strange and reclusive, yet exceptionally wealthy man, around the island as he attempts to be more like the common man.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bleak House
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 73 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 95. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Bleak House” is one of the most famous novels written by Charles Dickens. It was first published in twenty monthly installments from March 1852 to 1853.
The Lemon Thief's Ex-Wife's Third Cousin
Price: Free! Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
YOLO. You Only Live Once. Or do you? Maybe there's another you living your own life somewhere else, right now.
The Winds of Astrodon
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, the father of a murdered girl retreats into his writing to escape the tragedy. As his story progresses, he realizes he may have a chance to create a better world for his daughter inside the pages of his fantasy novel. As a parent of a child the same age as those gunned down in Newtown, I wrote this as a way to explore my understandin
Racconti dalla Galassia Madre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cinque lunghi viaggi in una parte misteriosa e inusuale dell'universo. Lì conoscerai belligeranti plutonidei, indomabili ribelli che combattono contro un disturbante potere di controllo mentale, e non da ultimo mercanti di cervello. Lungo la via incontrerai anche strane creature ingegnerizzate che svolgono un inconsapevole ruolo nella vita e da ultimo coraggiosi esploratori galattici.
Even Pretty Girls Dress for Blind Spots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What do you do when life’s illusions run out? That’s what Dresden Suitzs, powerful government investigator, has to figure out as he tackles his biggest mystery – the strange suicides of the world’s top CEO’s and bankers, which have crippled public confidence in the financial system. But Dresden has other problems -- he’s in love with a dangerous woman who might be behind these mysterious deaths.
Let My RV Go!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s nearly Passover. Two families are driving to Florida laden with frozen brisket and enough matzah to feed the entire Panhandle. But angst slips onto Pauline Berkovitz’s lap in the form of a package: a mysterious box of matzah with a name but no address. To find the owner, Pauline must veer off course, yet deliver her motley convoy to their destination in time for the Passover Seder.
A Wide and Hollow Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a bomb destroyed the cathedral, Alex Greatwood and his wife fled the city to the only place where they would be safe: the Old Country - a vast and autonomous region of marshes and ancient laws, and Alex's childhood home. Here, his wife must come to terms with the strange nature of the land whilst Alex struggles with traumas of the past and the sins of his present. And who is Roman Thorn?
Taken
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)
Googleplex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young couple discover their home may exist within a computer glitch.
Gordie and Skoot Kill a Bear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two young veterans return to Iraq to reclaim their souls, which fled from their bodies during combat.
Keepsakes
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hoarder is forced to come to terms with the disappearance of her husband by finding something, anything to throw away.