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Confessions of a Middle-aged White Man - Chapter 2
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
He's a cynical, bitter, tiresome man with outrageous stubbornness. A man you would be ashamed to know... too bad he's likely your father.
Strutting and Fretting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,770. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After Macbeth, is there life beyond the deep fryer? A young man in a theatre troupe struggles to get his life together after graduate school and a failed marriage.
Fender: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,270. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A man in mourning travels across the country with his dog. But will the open road lead him to new beginnings?
There Was A People
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
But the folk turned their ear to a different sound, that did not lift but shook them, took them down, led them to imagine the unimaginable, to conceive the inconceivable, commit the impossible. The folk banished music . . . They banished light. Hope and despair, love and promises, courage and betrayal and magic in the time of genocide.
A Arte do Terror - História
Price: Free! Words: 36,410. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2017 by Elemental Editoração. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Se você tivesse a oportunidade de participar ativamente de momentos que se tornaram fatos históricos? Por exemplo: se pudesse voltar à Segunda Guerra Mundial, à Revolução Francesa ou ainda aos Impérios da Antiguidade e influenciasse os acontecimentos? Se tudo o que conhecemos sobre a História, não fosse exatamente, o que aconteceu?
Three Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 by Calumet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Fiction. Three stories. 2017. PICASSO'S PENIS is about a staff reporter at Vanity Fair who discovers in a diary her grandmother had a relationship with Pablo Picasso. BREAKFAST WITH BANKSY is about an ethnographer who meets a street artist while in Delhi. BRITISH PROPERTIES is about a professor who donates sperm and suspects the bride and groom of a wedding are his children
Protected Contact
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seven stories explore the vibrant and troubling connections between people and the worlds they delight in, be it nature, art or literature -- ranging from the cloning of a woolly mammoth to a romantic encounter in a London bookstore.
Already Gone
Price: Free! Words: 36,000. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After her husband is wrenched from her in a terrorist attack, Rachel Voight careens through the stages of grief. Then troubling questions arise – his computer was accessed after his disappearance, a secret account was closed. How well do you ever get to know someone, even after twenty years?
What Does a Woman Want?
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What Does a Woman Want? explores the question that so completely stumped Freud. Perhaps he should have read Jane Austen for the answers. In today’s world, Elizabeth Bennett tries to spice up her boring life, but after she’s busted out by her two young children during an awkward dinner, her life and her marriage are catapulted into dismay. Thus begins the downward spira.
The Burden
Price: Free! Words: 28,900. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Robert Amuigh's brother is dead, and it is meaningless. The Burden follows Amuigh’s misunderstanding of himself and the world around him. A short narrative that struggles to cement the blurred line between identity, mental illness and what it really means to be free in the early 21st century.
The Case of the Punt Gunner's Bollards
Price: Free! Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The recoil of a mighty punt gun reveals a muddy corpse, a heaven sent (literally and metaphorically) opportunity for Detective Inspector Clout to fit the crime to a local mafia boss. This is a daveshortstory time to intrigue and entertain the commuter between stations.
Al amanecer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: Spanish. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doce cuentos que narran las vivencias de hombres y mujeres cuyas vidas se ven marcadas por la enfermedad, la emigración, el amor, la violencia, la muerte, la filantropía, la reflexión filosófica o el misterio.
How Rich is Henry?
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story designed to entertain the commuter to or from work. Can the love between Mel and Henry survive the legacy that has made him rich? Will Henry permit Mel to drown herself in his stream? Will love find a solution? A romantic cliff-hanger.
Just Under the Sky
Price: Free! Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Far off in the mountains is a village surviving in turmoil. Constantly under the threat of food shortage, villagers live their lives in fear of the neighboring forest. It’s evil. It’s something they do not understand; something they can never understand.
Jenni Button's Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When tragedy befalls a little girl, she must embark on a journey of life and death.
Confessions of a Middle-Aged White Man
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
He's a cynical, bitter, tiresome man with outrageous stubbornness. A man you would be ashamed to know... too bad he's likely your father.
All the Tomorrows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,410. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Sometimes we can’t escape the webs we are born into. Sometimes we are the architects of our own fall. ~ Akash wants a love for all time, not an arranged marriage. When Jaya, his new wife, discovers he is having an affair, she takes her fate into her own hands in the form of a lit match.
Getting Gay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.13 from 15 reviews)
Noah Henderson's mother marries a man she met on the internet and his life becomes much different. He is moved to Utah and baptized. When he meets Chase, Nick, and Andrew, he does not know the true horror of what they had in store for him. Getting Gay is a book about religious extremism; overcoming sexual assault; and coming of age. A sometime soul wrenching, and other times heart warming read.
Australia
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: Australian English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Australia is a short story of historical fiction, written as a way to capture the harsh environment of the Australian Outback. It tells the story of Thomas and his family living on their farm in the year 1920 when Queensland was hit by an unrelenting drought followed by flash flooding.
Raghavee: The Immoral Housekeeper
Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this novella there are echoes of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd. The setting is rural and in a sense it is also idyllic. The daughter of an Indian shop keeper is pursued by an eccentric suitor. An unexpected turn of events results in the daughter becoming the suitors house keeper.