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Time to Say Goodbye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this short story, Yessie was raised by her grandmother after her parents died in a plane crash. Although she was raised in a loving environment, she felt that something was missing and consequently lost her way.
El Arte del Terror - Volumen 4
Price: Free! Words: 123,580. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2017 by Elemental Editoração. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
El Arte del Terror viene en este volumen presentar un tema peculiar en el medio literario del género Horror. En esta edición, el tema elegido es Cartas.
Untimely RIPped
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,490. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Think of this as my brain singing...because Marvin Herkimer hangs from a school tie fastened to the top bunk. I rolled out of bed and it was over. Laxed out you might think. Or desperation drunk. My lacrosse bros of Poncy Prep will think a hardcorebadass whittled to suicide by some babe putdown. But no. None of those. It was just easy.
Fresh News Straight from Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,790. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Between 1801 and 1812, Ohio and the Old Northwest territory runs wild and brutal, with a fragile peace, savage living conditions, and the laws of civilization far away. Still, settlers stake everything they own on the chance of building better lives for themselves in this new frontier. John Chapman--aka Johnny Appleseed--knows this land better than any white man.
3:25 ~ Some Dreams Come Too Close to Our Reality.
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Some dreams come to be reality. Sometimes we wish reality to be just a terrible dream. One dream can be worth of a lifetime experience.
French Impression
Series: Working in France. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two women, one city. Paris. Miriam's attempt to move on with life is off to an exciting start when she has a romantic night with a charming Frenchman, until she discovers he's married to her new boss, Estelle. So much divides these two women. Will they discover what they have in common?
Chrysalis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retelling of Kafka's Metamorphosis set in the internet age.
Irrevocable Acts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A fearless grandmother, a reclusive landscaper, and a pot-smoking professor take a daring journey in order to navigate their obligation to protect future generations from the ravages of climate change.
Clara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is a short story about Clara—best be described as “a Clara”—who one day discovers a tall, elegantly dressed, and thus completely misplaced mystery woman in the local cemetery, standing over a grave that is never visited by anyone. Clara knows because the son of the couple buried there was Clara’s best and only friend in childhood. Will curiosity get the better of Clara that day?
The Square Donut
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Sugar?” One question, one word, sweeps Toby Renfrew onto love’s uncharted path when a hitchhiker named Carolina plants a skinny butt at the donut counter and orders up a jelly-filled. Just as Toby is finding her place in the world, the homophobic local cop goes on a rampage and Carolina heads for home to face her demons, leaving Toby with a deeper question—is she brave enough to claim her love?
The Shortest Route
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Building connections makes life meaningful while working at a corporate career, or delivering groceries in Milwaukee. Thirty-three-year-old Marty turns each stop on his route into a community event. Whether it's a Sunday afternoon poker game, a Thursday coffee gathering, or weekly chats with a lonely old man, he enjoys being with people.
Both Sides of My Skin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Motherhood doesn't always look like the sentiments from a greeting card. This collection of four short stories explores the reality of pregnancy and motherhood, from the uncertainty of waiting for pregnancy test results to the strange feeling of not being in control of your own body during pregnancy, labor, and the sometimes suffocating routines of parenting young children.
An African Sunset
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Beautiful oh! Beautiful***so aloof; so far removed ***yet so generous like an African Sunset
World of Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 24,810. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the dying days of apartheid a Communist detained by the security police finds herself in a world of shadows, smoke and mirrors, where truth and falsehood seemed to merge seamlessly. It was also a world in which men and women lied shamelessly, and betrayal became the reality of not only the counter insurgency game but also the ultimate inexorable destiny of the revolution.
Fred's Funeral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fred Sadler just died of old age. It’s 1986, seventy years after he marched off to WWI. Fred's ghost hovers near the ceiling. To Fred’s dismay, the arrangement of his funeral falls to his sister-in-law, Viola. As she dominates the remembrance of Fred, he agonizes over his inability to set the record straight. Fred’s memories clash with Viola’s version as the family gathers to pay their respects.
Petaluma Slough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sins and secrets of historic California come to life as destinies collide at the Presidio National Cemetery and the Golden Gate Bridge. Tom Hanks' portrayal of his college housemate and Pulitzer Prize winner, Mike McAlary, in Nora Ephron's Broadway play, "Lucky Guy," evoked the fleeting cyclical nature of time, and inspired the completion of this novel.
The Madness of Lone Coyote
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,870. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In the mad belief that they’re special operatives of some kind, Lone Coyote and Sanford Chopanza are out catching terrorists. But all those terrorists they apprehend are just regular people with little patience for their antics. Yet they’re the good guys, determined to make a difference, willing to get the crap kicked out of them in defense of their precious ideals – because that's what heroes do.
A Good Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017 by WriteSideLeft. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recently widowed Derek is directing The Merchant Of Venice with his class in the stifling atmosphere of a private school on the South coast. He takes Max, an unhappy new boy under his wing, but a treacherous act during the play's performance separates them and he is both forced from his post and to rethink his life. A chance meeting leads him to Glasgow. A contemporary story of contrasts...
Sister Carrie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two orphaned sisters, facing a future of want and loneliness, quarrel when the older sister, responsible for her dependent teenage sibling, repudiates her sister’s affair with a political activist–older and unacceptable–she bonds with on the internet. Finalist in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.
Look Not Upon Me
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After six years of self-imposed exile as a teacher in Swaziland who is also a correspondence student studying Hebrew returns to South Africa shortly after the June 16th Soweto youth uprising in 1976. She has returned to complete the research for her MA degree which involves a philological analysis of the original Hebrew version of the Song of Songs. Her return is marred by experiences of racism