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Train Wreck: Final Stop by Bill Rayburn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story titled “Train Wreck” (approx 1600 words). A despondent man on the eve of his 55th birthday ponders the question, 'why not', in regards to taking his own life and leaving his war hero father to fend for himself.
Yesterday, When I Was Young by Bill Rayburn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Yesterday, When I Was Young”, (approx. 3000 words) about one evening where a widower drinks, muses and reminisces about what his life may have been like had his wife lived.
Cynthia and the Blue Cat's Last Meow by Jeffrey Penn May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Written in a poetic style reminiscent of Richard Brautigan, "Cynthia and the Blue Cat’s Last Meow" is a story of red berries and howling caverns, fury and fishing, moonlight and candlelight, where we dream of blue cats and idyllic sensuality. The offbeat natural setting progresses into a rich ménage of unusual happenings and vivid colors, a land where many of us would like to visit.
The Gospel of Ivan by Kyle Pipkorn
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does it mean to have perfect faith? How do we prove our loyalty to the ideals we hold dear? Follow Jack Korbanski, Ivan Piper and Earl Hading as each comes to terms with what it means to believe... and how much that belief can cost.
All The Fun Of The Fair by Jamie Sinclair
Price: $2.86 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Set in the seaside town of Morecambe, All the fun of the Fair features a broad cast of characters. Amongst them is Alfie the lonely Park Keeper. Lee Etchman, heavy drinking lothario, teenage temptress Tania Streatham and former showgirl Edith Hird. The book leads us through their lives to a wonderful denoument where some get their just desserts while others excise the poison of past relationships.
Del by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
Something Blue by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Amelia’s second marriage, Gram gives her a visit to a wedding counselor. Not a marriage counselor, but someone who will advise how to achieve a perfect marriage through the perfect ceremony. Superstitious nonsense, Amelia thinks, but she doesn’t want to offend Gram. But soon Amelia realizes what the perfect wedding means—and why Gram wants her to have one.
Canopy by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
He expected a joyous wedding on Christmas Eve. But when the justice of the peace arrives, he finds a pregnant bride, no congratulatory family, and reluctant witnesses. What joy can the future hold for this young couple? Unless they can find someone, an unexpected someone, someone who understands.
Suicide Pact by John Monarch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When all-around failure Coyote Black (not his real name) meets up with four other people to commit group suicide, he suddenly has a better idea: Since the doomed have nothing left to fear or lose, why not postpone their suicide one month, and in that time do whatever the hell they want? Alas he is, as said, a failure...so is it any wonder that things don't go as expected? An 89,000-word novel.
Tra Uncas e Robin by daniela forneris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il libro si interroga sul mistero della morte e della vita. Il protagonista è un ottuagenario stanco di vivere perché colpito duramente negli affetti nell’ultimo segmento della sua esistenza. La sua personale istanza esistenziale si snoda in un viaggio a ritroso nei ricordi della sua giovinezza. Il viaggio è dunque un elemento simbolico che permea il testo, sia esso reale o spirituale, virtuale
My Bess by Thomas J. Hubschman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
You found The One. The One who made you happy just to be in their presence--The One who turned out to be oh so much more besides. So, why are you sitting all by yourself trying to make sense of what went wrong and whose fault it was? A story of what it means to take responsibility for one's own happiness.
Field Walking by John Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a hit man crashes his car on the way to assassinate the Reverend Max Kingsley, a team of undercover police is sent to the New South Wales country town of Arajinna to protect him and his wife Judith. But Lenny d’Aratzio, who ordered the hit, is not about to give up his quest for revenge against the man who helped put him in gaol.
La Planta Sagrada by Caroline Alethia
Price: Free! Words: 79,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La planta sagrada se inicia cuando un hippie de Oakland, California, elimina una jeringa de LSD a través de un inodoro previendo una redada policial, y luego sigue su improbable travesía de tres décadas hasta Los Yungas, Bolivia, el cordón umbilical entre los empinados Andes y la extensa Amazonía. La jeringa llega justo a tiempo para afectar la vida de dos norteamericanos que viajaron a La Paz.
Life Begins At Forty by David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(4.00 from 1 review)
Nikolai Nikolayevich celebrates his 40th birthday and reflects on a life of mild disappointment in the fog of a Volgograd night as the certainties of Soviet Communism dissolve into the chaos of the free market. Published free, download it while you can.
Belinda's Birthday by Petrea Burchard
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Short story. Belinda lost everything on her birthday. What gifts could life have for her now?
The Story of Albert Ross by Scott Andrews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
'The Story of Albert Ross' tells the tale of a simple man who spends the vast majority of his time in front of his TV. It is delightfully dark, occasionally witty, oddly enchanting and brings new meaning to the term 'the power of television'. It's hard to say much more without spoiling the fun of reading it, so just get on with it and download it right now.
In The Company of Angels by Adam Drake
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(4.38 from 8 reviews)
A simple dinner turns into much more as man comes to understand that mortals have no place in the company of angels.