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The Man Who Got Lost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Leo Collins, a man with mental illness, life is never what it seems - and never what he wants it to be.
The Long Voyage
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It has been said that there are no new stories, that every conceivable plot has been explored, that each “new” story is an iteration of some oft told tale. Yet, dear reader, in this story I believe that you will find adventure and love between a man and a woman of a sort that has not been told before. I will say no more lest I spoil the story for you.
Le Monde de Juliette
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Price: $9.61 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2012 by Black-Ebook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Juliette a dû quitter ses Cévennes au début du siècle. La vie n'était, alors, simple pour personne et encore moins pour les petites gens. C'est à présent dans une maison de retraite qu'elle vit ses derniers instants, au rythme qui est le sien, dans des pensées qui lui sont propres et exclusives et dans des instants passés qu'elle choisit au travers des nombreux souvenirs qui peuplent sa mémoire.
Desert Dog Press Chapbooks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a collection of the first three chapbooks that were published under the Desert Dog Press imprint in the mid 90s.
The Slave of the Al-Hamra
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Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of revenge in the shadow of the Alhambra palace, in the nasrite Granada in the 14th century, about Ibn Zamrak, vizier, poet and conspirator whose poetry and ambition know no limits.
Tales of Donegal
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 143,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novel is for all who love Ireland, it’s myths, its people and the land itself. This story is about the best of all those things. An Irishwoman named Aideen, a PhD graduate of Trinity College wrote to me, “Your book is magnificent! You captured all the best of characteristics of Irish people in earlier days – love of the land, unwavering loyalty to friends and storytelling
Going Dutch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Going Dutch is a chapbook of poems compiled from a trip to Germany in 2005 by Iraq War veteran and his wife Allen Taylor.
The Gift of Silence
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Today Mr Polidorou does not complain of the heat and the sunbathing crowds of the Greek beach resort where he suffers the annual seaside holiday. All is quiet under the parasol, all is forgiven.
The Stadium
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
After weeks of waiting, Dan is finally able to be in the live audience of his favorite show. It should be a normal episode, yet as Dan watches the contestants he notices one girl in particular. Dan becomes convinced that the show plans to kill her. Yet what can he do from way up in the stands and who would listen to him if he did? Also includes a sample of The White Lilac, a YA dystopian novel.
Shrunk
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For a time in their dating-wars romance, she seemed too good to be true—bright, witty, gorgeous and erotic. Finally when it became clear that she was real—and adored him—there was just this one little problem.
Fixed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His thumbs, his fingernails—his life, for Chrissake—everything was riding on the outcome of his son’s last Little League game. But in a fractured moral universe, Dad was holding the wrong end of the stick.
A Round with J.C.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It was only a temporary job the summer before graduate school, but when the young fellow clerking at a public course hooked up with an old black caddie, their match became one of the most unusual rounds in the colorful history of golf.
The Visit
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Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every week on Friday Martha Parker came to clean Leda Palmieri’s Grosse Pointe home. But this Friday was different. Mrs. Palmieri did not want to do this but knew she must. After all, that narrow slice of life they shared turned on the color of help.
The Jungle Plant
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
From Jessica, this tale’s eccentric teller: “Only once in a great while, like maybe every couple years, it would decide to make a flower, a blue and yellow thing I admit was kind of pretty. But you never knew when it was going to happen, and most of the time it didn’t, and most of the time that plant was just plain ugly. Anyway that stupid thing was what Winnie spent half her life worrying about.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Call of the Wild
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 12 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 33. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Pedro
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story by White Feather about an artist who after 33 years starts questioning his life and how he has lived it.
The Stone Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In a crumbling garden of stone, a lonely little girl meets a mysterious woman. Is the lovely lady a ghost? A witch? Good or evil? (An original short story.)
Hunting the Phoenix
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Series: Herbert West, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,830. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Journalist Alma Halsey chases the story of a lifetime to Providence, Rhode Island and finds more than she expected – an old lover, Charles Milburn, and an old adversary, renegade physician Herbert West, living under the name Francis Dexter. Fire throws her into proximity with them both, rekindling romance and completing a great transformation. Age 14+
The War Machine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
A factory laborer destroys the machine he works on after finding out he is a cog in the instrument of war. One of my earliest stories, The War Machine won second place in a short story contest at Mesa College in San Diego in 1987. It was published in two places: Inword Journal and The Mesa Press; March 9, 1987. The restriction was 2,000 words.
Turpitude & Bad Financing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A misguided middle-aged man deals with the heartbreak of losing the love of his life, his job, his marriage, and ultimately his loss of self. A painful, brutally honest dissection of a man on the edge and what he will do to win back his identity, even though he is sitting on a house of cards.