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Wall of Dust
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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As one reviewer has said: "Wall of Dust is a novel both timely and timeless in its examination of those trapped by the conflicts of Palestine and Israel. It tells a stunning story of divided loyalties, love, fear, and personal sacrifice. Novels such as this let us begin to feel deeply the true complex realities on both sides of this endless struggle in the Middle East."
Artifice
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The end of a very complicated and painful relationship.
Grande sœur
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2015 by Jank Moovy. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
L’union des parents de Nicolas et de Cassandra va réunir les deux enfants. Progressivement, en traversant des moments difficiles, ils vont devenir comme frère et sœur l’un pour l’autre...
Bleed Me Silicone
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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My first memory is of the inside of a cardboard box. It smells of fluorescent light and ancient canyon floors. 'Bleed Me Silicone' is a surreal short about life from the perspective of a bottle of silicone lube. Silky. Brutal.
The Computer That Cared
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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An unemployed man has to make a mortgage payment at an Automated Teller Machine (ATM). On a whim he scribbles a message on the input card and soon receives a communication from the computer. The man and the ATM develop a ‘relationship’ which solves his financial worries, gives him important information about the bank, and leads to employment - with the bank. But can the relationship last?
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
O Tudo, O Nada e O Vazio
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"‘O TUDO, O NADA E O VAZIO’, sua primeira e tardia obra literária, explode agora em sua maturidade sexagenária.
Meu Reflexo Não É Você
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 2, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
O que fazer quando você se apaixona pelo alvo da sua irmã logo depois de chegar a uma cidade nova, onde não conhece nada nem ninguém? E quem não se apaixonaria por um garoto tão perfeito quanto ele? Elas são gêmeas idênticas, que de idênticas não tem nada.
A Última Viagem
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 199,000. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 2, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nunca é tarde para um homem se ver confrontado com o desconhecido que o convida a entrar por ele adentro, fazendo-o crer que, assim como entra, basta querer, e sai dele como quem para de comer tremoços.
A New York City Vignette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is September 11, 2011 and Jim Roberts is about to discover the emptiness in the center of his life. When two planes strike the Twin Towers in a matter of moments, Jim is not where he should be: at work at the top of 1 World Trade Center. Instead he is spending the morning at his mistress' apartment. How can he explain his situation to his wife who calls frantically wondering if he is safe?
Good Grief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
While trying to make a long distance relationship work. Pete struggles to keep what they have together, and is soon befriended by his landlady, whose ulterior motive is to persuade him to help her bear a child before it's too late.
Missionary Dating and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Affectionate, funny, sometimes dark and never terribly literary, these five short stories by a talented novelist put you in the shoes of ordinary people trying to survive the ridiculous, the inevitable, or the unthinkable.
The Little Girl Who Changed My Life
Price: Free! Words: 37,860. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amit Duggal finds a one and half year old Divya under a tea vendor's kiosk. Just when he is about to hand her to the cops, he learns that she has extreme stage lung cancer and he decides to take care of her on his own.The little girl who changed my life is about Amit's relation with a total stranger and the changes that she brings along, which transforms him as a person.
Finding Viola: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Every day, Miss Erikson hears mysterious music coming from behind a locked door at the Lang School of Fine Arts. When the strict Mrs. Borg demands she leave the door alone, Miss Erikson's curiosity propels her to uncover the secrets of the ever-closed door. As she pursues the source of the inexplicable music, she must finally face the grief of the past she has long tried to ignore.
Nan Violence
Price: Free! Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's hard to attain Nirvana - especially when you are accused of being a cross-dressing Muslim terrorist. Mr. Jain is a strict vegetarian who develops an unexpected fondness for meat. He tries to keep his new tastes secret from his fellow Jains by resorting to wearing a burkha -- but in the process falls afoul of the FBI.
Capreol: The Story of a Roebuck
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Capreol" is the story of a young buck deer growing up in the chalk hills and ash woods of the South Downs of England. It traces the drama of Capreol’s birth, life and violent death; his early explorations of the forest; the fears that haunt him; the fever of the rut; and his encounters with a rival. There is constant shadowy presence of two men, the menacing 'grey man' and the benevolent watcher.
Natun Thikana (নতুন ঠিকানা)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: Bengali. Published: June 27, 2015 and represented by editionNEXT.com (Publisher). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“নতুন ঠিকানা”, ডাঃ নীলাঞ্জন চট্টোপাধ্যায়ের লেখা মোট ২৩ টি বাংলা আধুনিক কবিতার এক অনবদ্য সংকলন।
Reflections
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story. 2,300 words, 10 pages approx. When Charles Lawson, formerly the notorious heroin dealer known as 'God' is released from jail, he lives quietly with his cats until old age forces him into a home for the elderly. There, he reflects on his life and, as he dies peacefully, imagines he is reunited with his wife Angela, who passed over some years before him. Short story, 2,300 wds 10 pages.
Circuits of the Wind (Volume 1)
Price: Free! Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Confiteor Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Volume 1 of Circuits of the Wind, an ambitious literary coming-of-age novel in three volumes, follows a young Raymond from his '70s childhood to the home computers and bulletin boards of the '80s, where he leads a double life as a wanderer of the wires. But when even his virtual best friend unplugs, Raymond might have to leave it, too—because isn't real life supposed to be offline?
Quicksand
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Matthew Di Paoli's short story "Quicksand" first appeared in issue thirty-nine of Neon. It's a dark little tale about a man who finds himself stuck in a patch of quicksand while on his way to the butcher. As the story progresses he sinks deeper and deeper, while the world around him continues apace - not even a visit from his parents or a new prospective love interest can save him from sinking.