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A Time and Place For Everything
By Robert Adair Wilson
Series: Collected Works of Robert Adair Wilson, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Communications over life's milestones can be difficult even for couples who have been together most of their lives. There is a time and place for everything but can it be found before time runs out?
Exil
By Anne de Gandt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: French. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dans ce monde où les filles naissent encore dans les roses, une enfant va donner naissance à un autre enfant, oscillant entre le doute, la peur et l'incompréhension. Inceste, déni, silence : on ne parle pas de ces choses-là.
Deja Yu Makes the Pain Go Away (story)
By Peter Darbyshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zombies meets Mad Men meets Raymond Carver. What more do you need to know? From the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit award for best alternative novel.
Has the World Ended Yet? (story)
By Peter Darbyshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about what happens when the angels come but don't do a damned thing. From the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit award for best alternative novel.
Dead Letters
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Bart’s ghost writing job finds him penning letters from a deceased man to send to his widow. It’s a weird job, sure, but it’s a living. Then one day Bart gets a call. “Is this the place that sends letters from my Max?” and fear strikes at Bart’s soul. What does he do if no one wants his ghost written letters? What is his responsibility to those who have passed on?
To Inhabit
By Irene Watts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Existential romp with chairs. Something essential is lost and subsequently sought for in the strangest places.
The Sun Shone
By Irene Watts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An epic tale of release from the binds of blissful delusion, addiction and a very messy home filled with grand and unusual houseguests.
The Bizarre Tongue
By Irene Watts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hallowed birth, life and transcendence of a divine entity. The Bizarre Tongue is resplendent, omniscient and birds like Her too. She exists only a moment in linear time, often. It sells.
Crow's Nest
By Irene Watts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
The Ghost Family
By Myanne Shelley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Ghost Family is a quiet, contemplative portrait of a California family. Laurel and Mion are cousins who grew up close as sisters. But there is an unknown third branch of the family. Their half cousin Jane was raised in communes with her hippie mom. When she stumbles across letters that trace back to her married grandfather’s affair, a generations old secret begins to unravel.
Two Steps Forward: a short story by Kelly Hitchcock
By Kelly I. Hitchcock
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Tara Ambrose has just joined the ranks of the newly (and happily) unmarried. When a medical emergency interrupts her solo life celebration, she is forced to deal with it for the first time without the emergency contact she had for years.
Notes from Nadir
By Lisa Maliga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,940. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A California writer returns to her Midwestern home due to financial difficulties. Moving in with Mom, she lands a job at an online auction site. She deals with wacky coworkers, unsympathetic relatives, health issues and the struggle with being in Nadir--the place and the state of mind.
Kissing Cousins
By Barry Rachin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Small Favors - Marcie Callahan’s parents run around the house in their underwear; they belch and fart and do all sorts of gross and disgusting things. They don't have a stitch of class or culture or brains or social graces. Which is why Marcie is ready for a change.
Shelburne
By Robert Blanchett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,530. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Philip is losing Sarah but when events from before his birth shake his sense of self he needs her love. He has been reading a transcript of an old interview. Finding the author will help him to recover. Searching for her with the help of his friend David, he uncovers an interrogation and betrayal, stories of lovers fitting one inside another like Russian dolls. Their quest will lead to Shelburne.
Tears Into Wine: A Short Story
By Lotus Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short surreal tale about a poet and love. By the author of Malice in Wonderland.
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By Rebecca Rose Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story is about a woman and her son who visit family at a sheep farm.
The Land, the Crow, the Wind.
By Karen Overman-Edmiston
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A unique reflection on the devastating Irish Famine – as seen through the eyes of the Land, the Crow and the Wind …
Hard Creek Bridge: a short story
By Isaac Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.25 star(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Friendless and shy, Slim Jackson enters his second semester at Abe Lincoln University. He gets lost on an unknown path, comes to a strange bridge, and has the struggle of his lifetime.
The Hard Day's Night Hotel
By Severin Rossetti
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010 by Piblokto Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Visiting Liverpool? Doing the Beatles thing? Then check into the Hard Day's Night Hotel. Chances are you'll come across the one and only Billy Shears, be able to share the dreams he had twenty years ago today. There's one thing for sure, he's guaranteed to raise a smile... and maybe one or two tears.
Dreams 2
By George Forder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
These dreams get deeper and more prevalent and seem to have social commentary woven into them. An entertaining exercise in looking under the covers and a fun quick read. Useful for someone wanting to see dream-work in action and to speculate what's behind them.