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Kalini
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
John Corning is conflicted about his feelings for the new work force represented by Kalini, an entry level immigrant contract worker. His world has long since been up ended by their presence, but his reluctance to fully accept them is challenged one evening by chance circumstance.
Mùa Biển Động - tập III Mùa Biển Động
Price: Free! Words: 138,140. Language: Vietnamese. Published: August 25, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nguyễn Mộng Giác Mùa Biển Động tiểu thuyết lịch sử Tập 3 – Mùa Biển Động Chương 40 – Chương 74 Copyrighted by Nguyễn Mộng Giác Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center 2012 Smashwords edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-0829-3
La otra vida
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,930. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marcos es un adolescente extremadamente inteligente y sensible. El traslado de su familia a una pequeña y luminosa localidad costera se presenta como una inestimable oportunidad de cambiar su insatisfactoria vida. Al abrigo del sol del verano, junto a sus nuevos amigos y, sobre todo, junto a la hermosa y ambigua adolescente Dora, Marcos pronto descubre que nadie puede huir de uno mismo.
Life is Good
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,300. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Trapped children. Trapped seniors. Trapped dolls. Lost parents, lost pasts, lost futures. A nightmare, a fairy tale, a final visit. Life is Good is the first short story collection by Montreal author John B. Dutton.
A Small Inheritance
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 73,630. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two strangers, Simon and Kitty, inherit a rundown property in the middle of Ireland. Simon, with his friend Josh, is involved in illegal deals. When Kitty becomes involved, the three are caught in a life of deception against the beginning of the Celtic Tiger.
Leap of Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Two lost souls meet by chance in what should have been their final hour. This is the story of their night together as one tries to convince the other that life is worth living. Follow them around Long Beach, California as they search for the will to live.
BUZZ: An Unauthorized Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Hello, my name is Buzz. Yes, it's my given name. I was born the day Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon. It was supposed to be auspicious. My Czech immigrant family had high hopes for me. That’s OK--they were a disappointment, too. Let me tell you how we were churned through the gears of history but managed to emerge with only a scratch or two. (Plus some deep wounds we were too polite to discuss.)
A Dusted Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes even the naughty ones are allowed to come back home again. Bonus Poem: "Emotion Go Round"
Woodsmen
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In this woodland tale by the author of The Mighty Roman and Trips `n’ Trials of a Down, Beat Dad, an estranged father and his fifteen–year–old son take to the woods.
When There Was One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It is the year 2039, less than two years after the Cleansing. These are the times known as the Great Wastetime. Humanity has been visited by some force that has decimated their numbers to under one billion living souls. And it's getting worse. Violence has been banned. Just the thought of committing an act of violence can now end in your death.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
Existence Is Futile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge.
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
High Plains Drifter (short story)
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story is about a conversation between a hitchhiker and a truck driver. It was originally published by Ethos Magazine in 1995.
Bucharest Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2005, New Europe Writers began a ten year project to capture the spirit of a united Europe. Centred on a city, each volume presents a selection of essential contemporary writing from new and established authors that captures the vitality and variety of this dynamic place and time. Bucharest Tales, our fourth volume, offers a panoramic insight into the Carpathian Garden and beyond.
Memory Lingers On
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A deceased woman realizes she hasn’t really ceased to exist yet.
Levendige Herinneringen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een overleden vrouw realiseert zich dat ze nog niet werkelijk is opgehouden te bestaan.
The Lennox Kid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, a lawyer pressured into defending a rich kid caught driving drunk gets a visit from his concience. Whose name is Larry.
South Fork & Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Montana and the Pacific Northwest, this collection these stories are rooted in landscape, natural and emotional. They vary in tone from humorous to tragic, gentle to erotic. They investigate the role of fate, free will and accident in our lives.
Nolan's Creek: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s Mississippi, 1964. Racial injustices are being challenged. Rose, a white girl from the north, with her idealistic views and a budding relationship with a local boy, learns how standing up for what you believe in is not always as easy as you think.