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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.
The Hole in the Wall
By Clare Fisher
Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010 by Philistine Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Told from the point of view of five contrasting narrators, The Hole in The Wall is a funny, touching and satirical tale of suburban disharmony.
Ein ungewöhnliches Paar
By Marija F. Sullivan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2010 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Blacky und ich wurden ein ungewöhnliches Paar. Morgens und abends geht er mit mir Gassi, wenn ich von der Arbeit zurückkomme, essen wir zusammen und schauen uns mit gewisser Sorge gegenseitig an. Ich meine einen vertrauten Gesichtsausdruck in ihm zu entdecken.
The Darkened Corner
By Tom Hamilton
Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by Philistine Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Darkened Corner covers seventeen years in the life of a traveller, conman, self-hater and hard-drinker, and his continuing obsession with his childhood crush, Katie Rose. Tom Hamilton's fragmented story is delivered in short, sharp bursts of prose.
Ghost Country: A Novel
By Dana Michelle Burnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Carrying echoes of Amy Tan and Rebecca Wells, Ghost Country takes the reader into the lives of three Cherokee women and the lives of their modern day daughters. Told in a series of vignettes that alternate from the era of the Civil Rights Movement, Woodstock, and the Vietnam War, to the present day.
Automatic Door
By Marija F. Sullivan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A character-based, very, very short story, with some magic realism in it. A person is standing in front of automatic door and the door doesn’t register her at all. Is she becoming a ghost, invisible? And does she really care about it?
The Bargain, a Faustian Tale
By Ariella Nasuti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Would you risk your soul for those you love? When Aveeva Kenig's family is savagely beaten, she makes a Faustian deal to save them. That she’s mortgaged her future isn’t in doubt, but who holds the note and what are its terms? With the help of a private investigator and a priest, she takes on the most formidable of adversaries - determined to redeem the debt and herself.
Murphy Blue
By Linda Hahn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a crime is committed nearby, Murphy is the logical choice to take the rap. The law thinks so and the neighborhood agrees. Nicholas is horrified when charges are filed and does his utmost to get Murphy safely off the hook. But safety is not to be for the poor, hard-luck bastard Murphy, who's on the superhighway to death row.
Fixture
By Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When a city commissioned a famous artist to create a masterpiece for their newly refurbished downtown, they only forgot one thing: to tell him when to stop. Now his greatest work is threatening to take over everywhere. It's a race against time and space and dimensions nobody even knew were there!
Supermarket Sadhu
By Barry Rachin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen year-old Fanny Jackson, who works aisle three at the ShopRite market, wants to become a twenty-first century mystic – a supermarket Sadhu.