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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.
This is the Only Truth
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I look at his face, glistening with the drops of sweat. Had it been any other occasion, I would have wiped his face with my shawl but not today.
Back to Social Cage
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 37. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Unpredictability in a woman’s nature is actually the definite result of the accumulated experiences and emotions which she silently bears over the years.
A Test
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: Russian. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is this book about? It is about the human weaknesses, superstitions and prejudices, about love and hatred, repentance and forgiveness, about the difficult path to the knowledge of God.
Green, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Halestorm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Filled with love and conflict, murder and betrayal, Halestorm tells the story of Nathan Hale, the 21-year-old spy who "only regretted he had but one life to give for his country." Caught between honor and romance during the American Revolution, Nathan vies with a Loyalist to win the woman he loves. Their contest ends when Nathan hangs for espionage – but, in a surprising twist, still triumphs.
Dancing with Attitude
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes, even when you think you’ve got it all, you have to shake things up a little bit, consequences be damned.
The Veranda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The Veranda is a beautifully crafted view of a complicated life from the vantage point of middle age. A woman has hunkered down in a modest retreat that's perched on a hillside in the Central American jungle. Fortified by her unshakable belief that all complexity can be understood if one thinks and writes enough about it, she spends every day on her veranda striving to gain perspective on the hodg