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Sally and the Smelly Bum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sally seems to have it all thanks to her husband, Robert, a rich and successful concert pianist. Their marriage appears perfect until one day Sally meets a fellow Britain while volunteering at a soup kitchen. What starts out as an act of charity quickly escalates into an unlikely affair. When Robert comes home unexpectedly, it leads to twisted ending, both unpredictable and unforgettable.
Torment of Ghosts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For a while Carlota was Carlos and later she was Carlota again.
En laisse - Projet Bradbury, #43
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: French. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ferdinand est un humain modèle : chaque matin, il emprunte les transports en commun pour se laisser transbahuter jusqu'à son boulot, comprimé dans son costume trop serré et le coeur en miettes de s'être fait rattraper par le quotidien. Mais ce matin-là, une affiche placardée sur le quai le tire de sa somnolence : peut-on vraiment laisser toute responsabilité derrière soi pour changer de vie ?
Our Beautiful Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“The Boathouse collects misfits. Strange solitary creatures that yearn for contact with the outside world, but not too much. They sit, glass in hand, either staring at the table in front of them, or at some distant point on the horizon.” … so says the narrator of Our Beautiful Child. And he’s been around long enough to know.
Everybody Loves A Good Watermelon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this sixth of fourteen short stories that Abbie Joules has written about her deceased Brother, Ben, the small farming community of Peach Creek comes together in a contest of marksmanship to help raise money for a meeting hall--and a pool table. The contest, conceived by Ben (who is a crack shot), doesn't end the way he envisions it.
Family Trees Bear Strange Fruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a small southern town in the 1940's and 50's, this short story explores how hatred and bigotry can tear families apart. Josephina "Jo" Brown hasn't seen her family in about ten years, not since she eloped with a black man. When she learns of her father's death, the past comes back to haunt her. Can Jo find a way to reconcile the past and forgive a father she both loved and hated?
Lü Mudan (The Green Peony)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Green Peony is a classic work of Chinese Literature, formatted for Kindle for Chinese language students. This is the TRADITIONAL CHINESE version.
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Six more original short stories inspired by lyrics in songs from the Greatest Rock Band in the World: Genesis
Polaritäten - Eine Kurzgeschichte (Red Shorts Series)
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Series: Red Shorts Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter is puzzled. How did he get into this situation? How can he get out of it? His road trip with Lisa leads him and the strange girl towards an unforeseen destination. --- Peter ist verwirrt. Wie ist er nur in diese Situation gekommen? Aber wichtiger noch, wie kann er ihr wieder entkommen? Die Autofahrt mit Lisa bringt ihn und das seltsame Mädchen an ein unvorhergesehenes Ziel.
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
It Happened At The Burger Joint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Denise Benfield is dealing with her mother's imminent death from cancer, when Mike Pelton shows up at the door, saying he was an old friend of her mother's, hasn't seen her in forty years, and wondering what has happened to her. She lets him in, and learns that is was more than just friendship all those decades before. Should she let him see her mother?
The Reverend and the Unicorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the reverend preaches to his congregation, a unicorn walks in, interrupting the sermon, and surprises the old reverend in more ways than one in this thought provoking short story.
The Man in the Blue Coat: A Chamber Picture in Six Acts, A Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Surreal and whimsical, "The Man in the Blue Coat" is a 4,100-word story about the inner life and the seemingly infinite distances between ourselves and others.
Chimera: A Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Chimera" is a 7,500-word short story about the human capacity for failure and faith.
The Sky at Her Back: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An 1,100-word short story about love, the passage of time, and looking at one's life like a picture.
Mercenary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lee Christmas gets drunk and falls asleep at the throttle of his locomotive, plowing straight into an oncoming train. Blacklisted from the railroad and his marriage in tatters, he flees New Orleans on a steamer bound for the tropics. Mercenary is the story of the USA's most famous soldier of fortune: the hard-drinking drifter who changed the fate of a nation.
Testimonio De Un Extranjero (Spanish Edition)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El Testimonio de un extranjero" es una historia multicultural irresistible ambientada en el corazón de la comunidad expatriada en Chiang Mai, Tailandia. Es una historia de amor que atraviesa las divisiones étnicas y conlleva a una lección moral entre dos generaciones. El humor y la perspicacia se reflejan en esta historia brillantemente realizada por Moore.
The Moon 1207
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Series: The Moon Monthly Magazine, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Moon monthly magazine featuring poetry and short stories from Lyn Lifshin, McArthur Gunter, Margaret Boles, t. kilgore splake, Gary Every, and Ali Noel Vyain.
The Magpie Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of thirteen mixed genre short stories based on the well-known Magpie Rhyme.
Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.