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Brief Encounters with Solitary Souls: Two Paris Tales + Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eugene O'Neill says it best: "Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors." Five stories. Five people, whose lives never touch. Scattered from Paris to Honolulu, each realizes how alone she (or he) is at moments that matter most. It's in those moments, she clearly sees herself.
Crossroads: Ultra-short Stories of the Absurd
Price: Free! Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The calamities of war, a logical argument for why kisses are impossible, the trials of owning a detachable heart, and what awaits those who climb ropes suspended from skies—these and other themes are explored through brief absurdist narratives in styles that span the grisly, the contemplative, and the darkly comic.
The Matchbook: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A young man visits the past in search of lost love, but discovers it's buried beneath dark small town secrets.
Comrade Hannah
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A lipstick lesbian who is a radical feminist joins the communist party not knowing that her every move is under constant surveillance, but she is saved from arrest by the security police by the intervention of the most unlikely guardian angel.
Cuaderno de Apuntes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: Spanish. Published: September 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Story
Парящий Кондор
Price: Free! Words: 43,330. Language: Russian. Published: September 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
«Парящий Кондор» - повесть из Хроник Переходного периода. 90-е годы, мир резко меняется, первые становятся последними, ориентиры потеряны, наступает хаос. Но жизнь - это чудо. Полная неожиданностей.
Winter of Beauty
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The winter Bride wears diamonds. To those down below, she appears to be sleeping, locked in a chastity belt of cold. She naps lightly behind the veil of ice and snow, letting it shield her from the sun and throw it back into the sky. But her chill is only skin deep. Inside her hidden folds and caves and recesses, the heartbeat of her lives and breathes and curls around the seeds of what will be.
Letters to Kafka
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017 by CentreHouse Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The funny, tragic, sometimes hilarious letters to a latterday Franz Kafka, whose insights into the existential dilemmas of contemporary being continue to be misunderstood, and sometimes dangerously so.
Americans and other stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,720. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of 26 stories, the author of The Other Shore and Death offers a wide selection of his absorbing short fiction, ranging from the realistic to the surreal and wildly satiric.
Kafka's Roach: The Life and Times of Gregor Samsa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 250,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As World War I began, Gregor Samsa, a good man turned-roach, burst into the world. In Kafka’s Roach, Estrin (along with the Samsa’s housemaid) has rescued Gregor from his dusty death under a couch in Prague, schooled him at a Viennese sideshow, and impelled him over the Atlantic to take a crucial role in American history in the twenties, thirties and forties.
The Imbecile
Price: Free! Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Imbecile is about a woman who believes her father’s death may have been a suicide.
Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
How far would you go to heal someone’s pain? After years of watching innocent people suffer, a psychiatric nurse makes it her mission to help the most hopeless of her patients — in a way no one will ever suspect.
Look Out . . . It's a Quant?m Wiiirrrllld
Series: Lost Tribe of Saturn, zone four. Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Karl Strasse was something of the godfather of the Time Institute, a not yet realized institution in not so yet realized Quant City. It was he and his cronies who thought they had first in time referred to faith in the unknown becoming known as quant?m. They were wrong about that. As for coming to realize what they now thought they knew they would know next, time was on the clock.
From Manhattan to the Sahara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of bored guy after long travel in Europe. He settled in a modern Arabian city where the waves of the sea meet the sand of the desert. He has much time to walk and staring at people. Sometimes chatting with strangers. Jumping from a cafe to the restaurant. Hang out in shopping centers. One day he found himself in a film festival. Meet a filmmaker from New York who was bored of the festival.
Des Contes Très Courtes
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: French. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Les choses étant ainsi…ils se sont fiancés, puis ils se sont mariés. Ghada l'étudiante est devenue épouse et universitaire à la fois. Le professeur Salah a soutenu sa femme avec enthousiasme au cours de l'étude secondaire. Par son amour, il a voulu que sa femme puisse parvenir à un degré supérieur de science.
LA HUELLA DEL PASADO.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Con el retorno al lugar de sus ancestros para evocar una experiencia vital desgarradora se inicia esta novela en la que se asiste a un proceso de decrepitud paralelo al vitalismo de la memoria, como asidero de la experiencia humana y al descubrimiento sorprendente de identidades ocultas por la fuerza del destino...
PÉTALOS DE SANGRE.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Dolorita", una gitana víctima de la guerra civil española. Es humillada. despreciada y violada por los de su raza. Una salida: la prostitución...
SOME DOORS ARE BEST LEFT CLOSED
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you ever find yourself awoken by a phone you didn't know you had, coming from a room you didn't even know existed, whatever you do... Don't answer that phone!
The Man of My Dreams (Surrender to Love Book 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a decade in the Air Force, Sergeant Elena Garcia is ready to start a new life, but when a rival from her past comes barreling back, Elena will stop at nothing to make Captain Grant pay. Feeling fate is on his side, Daniel is ready to show the sexy and feisty Staff Sergeant what kind of man he can truly be. But can Elena let go of the past to find a future with the one she vowed to destroy?
The Fog of Democracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pulled straight from today's headlines, The Fog of Democracy is a homage - or is it a remembrance?- to all those living in this new world of internet trolls, fake news and climate breakdown.