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The Photograph by Ann Steele
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found beaten, comatose and barely clinging to life with nothing more on him than an old black and white photograph tucked inside his breast pocket, the ensuing investigation to discover his identity and the motive behind his assault reveals a shocking trail of greed, murder and deception that stretches back more than fifty years and implicates the state's highest officials.
Black Tongue by Anjana Basu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Women are not born witches. Life makes them turn that way. If you want the truth of what I say, look at the facts: there are no young witches, no child witches. All the women torn or hacked to pieces in the columns of the newspapers are old. Some of them are not even witches at all."
The Doge and other stories by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"...If history was made by the victims / it would be / a time made by minutes / of incessant and springing up ants / yet one by an intent to be..." so the great poet Alfonso Gatto wrote. History is made by so many little men and gestures. In "The Doge and other stories" they are gathered some little gestures that have changed the course of the history, extraordinary stories seen in their humanity.
Andy by Robin Nicole
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His father having just been moved into a nursing home, Andy must return to his father's house to not only clean, but to face the shattered relationship between them. What Andy discovers among the rubble and scattered paperwork will bring him face to face with the very famiy secret which defines his future.
Loose Movement Part 1 by Steve Wheeler
Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
Nothing is Romantic Now by Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 44. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The buried memories begin to shape up as I turn the pages of the diary: the days are unpleasantly dull, without any enthusiasm and inspiration. Even my conscience does not help me to remember the nature of the days.
The Trail Planet With Hammocks by Danny Brantley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
If you love love and despise evil you may love this book. If you do not love love and despise evil you may be squashed when I am elected World President. This is a story of a Brain Nugget implant from a superior planet that allows Sparky to experience the Trail Planet as if his consciousness is within a beautiful Trail Planet artist, musician, speaker and lover of Gus.
A Fire by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Montevideo, on shore leave, a naval officer comes across a burning dressmaker's shop. Ever the chivalrous gentleman, he ignores the flames and the smoke and rushes up the stairs to the burning workshop.
Tristram's Printer by George Stenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Rie, an independent, willful woman finds herself falling in love with typography, papermaking, and Harvey, a man old enough to be her father. Harvey wonders if his attraction to Rie is because of the death of his daughter and only child, Christine, two decades earlier. The two women seem similar.
The Great Disappointment, A Confession by Susan Taylor Chehak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
“[This] ambitiously imaginative... novel questions the very nature of reality… [a] diverting exploration of metaphysical concepts. Winsome and smartly playful.” —Kirkus Reviews
Milligan and Murphy by Jim Murdoch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fandango Virtual. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On one level this could be a farcical tale reminiscent of the work of Flann O’Brien about a pair of Irish layabouts who somehow run away from home by accident and are helped find their way by a number of eccentric characters; on another it might be a metafiction about the nature of writing inspired by Samuel Beckett or maybe it’s just a silly book like ‘Puckoon’. Then again it could be all three.
Werfrand by Jakub Erbling
Price: Free! Words: 43,200. Language: Polish. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Werfrand Stephen, wybitny reżyser, laureat Oscara, udziela ostatniego w życiu wywiadu. Jednak zamiast opowiadać o początkach kariery musi się zmierzyć z pytaniami, na które nigdy nie chciał znaleźć odpowiedzi.
Death by Italo Svevo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Roberto and his wife have just dropped off their children at the station and are now alone with each other in their suddenly quiet house. This brief tale, left unfinished, is one of Svevo's most terrifying.
Losses by Robert Wexelblatt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A single father who is a new IRS agent, his cherished and imaginative little girl, a divorced woman having second thoughts about motherhood, a couple who think two ways about becoming parents — these are the people from whose relationships, enterprises, gains, and losses this story is woven. How valid are the claims of a father and a mother? When they clash, what becomes of their child?
Kalini by Hickory Cole
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 by Nguyễn Mộng Giác
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 by Juan Serrano Cazorla
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 by John B. Dutton
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.