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Solace of Stone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An earthquake has destroyed a Sicilian town. Architect George Nobel is charged with creating a plan for the restoration. Someone finds a relief carved in slate Art historian Charlotte Vermeer gets the assignment to catalogue it.
The Horties: An Invisible Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,230. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the future, when Darwin's laws of evolution are judged insufficient by the minds of the creatures they have produced, an artificial intelligence is assembled to seek out a new set of characteristic traits suitable for perpetuating human life. "The Horties" brings a happy American family of four, average in every respect save that they are all invisible, into the focus of this investigation.
These Stars Are All The Same: A Survey of Constellations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As astrophysicists have long known, stars are alive. Stars are born and they work, converting matter into energy. When their work is done, they die. Like their celestial constituents, constellations also live. Constellations love, they weep, they battle the seemingly infinite expanse of cosmic ennui in which they are enveloped. In this light-hearted novel, Boötes stirs up trouble in the heavens.
The Young Are Desperate: two novels
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The young are the heroes of these two boisterous novels by the renowned poet Brendan Kennelly. The Crooked Cross tells the dramatic story of a village in the south west of Ireland as it endures a prolonged drought, while The Florentines follows a young man who has left Ireland to go to an English university. Sharply unsentimental, these novels are told in attractive, spare and supple prose.
Pebbles
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A quiet moment between storms, complete with dark, dark beer.
Unleashed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dog is being taken away by its owner. Where are they going? And why?
Kort aangebonden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: Dutch. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een hond wordt weggebracht door zijn baas. Waar gaan ze naartoe? En waarom?
The Peat Bog
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 48. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At first she tried to be supportive when her husband lost his job. But his stubborn laziness forced her to consider a cruel and unusual remedy. A dark literary short story.
From the Iliad to the Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose of Quintus of Smyrna’s Posthomerica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Quintus of Smyrna told the story of the Trojan War from the burial of Hector until the Greeks set sail for home after the fall of Troy. In other words, he told the story of the Trojan War from the end of the Iliad to when Odysseus sets sail for home in the Odyssey after Troy has fallen.
Não Levo Saudade
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Com o meu pai aprendi que cada palavra é preciosa. Dizia-me frequentemente, com um sorriso desafiador, Cada palavra é preciosa! A verdade tem uma direcção mas não um destino (não te esqueças). Tudo o que eu digo é mentira, vê se descobres... Nunca descobri a verdade escondida naquelas palavras preciosas.
Walrus Cheese Literary Review, Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Walrus Cheese Literary Review is a collection of fiction drawn from material submitted to reddit.com, the best of that site's community of writers, poets and storytellers.
SanFermin 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,850. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
SanFermin 1 is the first in a trilogy about the Pamplona fiesta made famous by Ernest Hemingway. It follows the fortunes and adventures of a cast of various characters who return yearly to those streets where they both dance and run for their lives before the fighting bulls of Spain.
Василина
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Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2013 by Andriy Demidov. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Сельский импрессионизм от Людмилы Загоруйко, наверное, так можно охарактеризовать нахлынувший поток впечатлений на писательницу.
Recalled to Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Marlon Birch. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Grant Allen Recalled to Life begins with Severe Trauma -which robs a heroine of her memory. It takes four years to relearn how to think, to talk, and to read. Then she decides to go after the person who shot her father. However, our heroine remembers nothing from before the death; until the dreams begin. Grant Allen's Detective/Mysteries are first class and a true classic for everyone's library.
My Son and I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An old man waits patiently for his son's visit. He is not disappointed. His son has come to visit. His son has served his country well and become a successful businessman in his own right. They walk in the park, listening to the birds, enjoying the warm summer sun and the cool breeze on their faces. The old man reminisces about his family and the wonderful gifts life has blessed him with.
One by One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Peter, the end of civilization begins quietly with the disappearance of his mother. At the police station he learns that thousands of others have gone mysteriously missing overnight, and that tens of millions more are vanishing daily across the globe. Without explanation humanity finds itself facing its final year on the planet, and it is only then that Peter falls in love.
Paris, Marseille, mes amours
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Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 79,560. Language: French. Published: February 17, 2013 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paris et Marseille : deux villes omniprésentes où l'histoire de la famille Gabianeau s'écrit sous nos yeux. Ce roman à deux voix nous transporte de la Coupe du monde de football en 1998 à aujourd'hui.
O Reflexo da Morte (ou da Vida) nas Janelas do Rio
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este conto, escrito em finais de 2003, foi 3º prémio de prosa no concurso literário “Lisboa à Letra” em 2004. Foi publicado numa brochura da Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (AAVV. Lisboa à Letra 2004: Câmara Municipal, Lisboa, 2004. Depósito Legal: 210685/04)
Hitchhiking Across an Ancient Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Denny and Nikki share a similar history. Or so it seems to Denny when Nikki shows up, bruised and withdrawn, in the quiet Oregon Coast town he now calls home. But history creates a powerful pull on the psyche. Sometimes in good ways. Sometimes in bad. And sometimes, the end of a journey actually marks a new beginning.
The Mint
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 42. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A marginalized student struggles with a typical school day and frets about his place in life. A dark literary short story.