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Cormorant Bay
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine.
By All Men's Judgments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Knowing she doesn’t have long to live, Liza Meacham summons local newspaper writer Nathaniel to her bedside to share a story she’s kept to herself for seven decades. It’s the story of a man named Joseph Tilley. With her granddaughter, Madeline, also by her side, Liza begins to reveal how an innocent Oklahoma farm boy fell into a life of crime to become a notorious outlaw in the early 1920s.
City of Sorrows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Just turned nineteen, Diego is recently married, madly in love, expecting his first child, and completely unaware that his life is about to come crashing down around him. On a dark road outside Seville, this Gypsy’s life takes a tragic turn. He must find the courage to face death, the strength to survive it, and the power to hold onto his humanity while his mind and his will scream against it.
Not My Thing - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
When The Dancing Freemasons embark on their first major tour, Jeff’s dreams of being a rock star have come true – until he can no longer connect with the music. One night after a show, he meets a woman who might be the one to get the music flowing again, but is the cost worth it? (From the author of the women's fiction novel "The Lone Wolf.")
Always
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(1.00 from 1 review)
Written in the second person point of view, 'Always' is a creepy, contemporary answer to Nikos Kavvadias' 'A Knife'. It is you who finds the cursed knife, but, unlike the protagonist in Kavvadias' poem, no one is there to warn you about taking it home. At only 1300 words, 'Always' is an easy read for the time-poor.
וישתוק הים
Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Hebrew. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
עלילת הנובלה מתרחשת בצילה של מלחמת ההתשה (1970)בין ישראל למצרים, אך אינה סיפור היסטורי. חברו של כותב הספר טבע בים – יחד עם חבר נוסף, בעת שחש להצילו ממערבולת. התקופה היא תחילת פריחתו ובשׂורתו של המיחשוב הדיגיטלי בעולם ובארץ. המחבר –שהעדיף לעסוק בעבודת תכנות וטכנולוגיה- על פני עבודת עריכה וכתיבה ספרותית-עיתונאית, שבהן הצטיין בימי בית הספר התיכון, משחזר את חברותו עם חברו גדעון(ג'דע) שניספּה בים.
A. Candle's Light
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man sitting at home babysitting a little kid who is sick.
Croc-Odile
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: French. Published: April 5, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
C’est l’été, la classe de Première L du lycée Jean Cocteau de Kenmare, petite ville bretonne, part en voyage scolaire à La Rochelle. Une ombre plane sur le séjour : Marie-Odile, le bouc émissaire de la classe, est aussi de la partie. Un roman à plusieurs voix où chaque personnage donne sa version de l'histoire au fil du récit.
Laura English
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 114,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fairy tale of Hollywood glamour that shows that even blessed lives may not have the happily-ever-after that we would expect, Laura English follows the life and loves of a young British actress who rises to fame and yet struggles to find happiness. By turns heart-warming, heart-wrenching, funny and tragic, this is a journey around the world and into the deepest recesses of the human heart.
Paxon Chute: A Novel about Life and Other Funny Things in the Texas Hill Country
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Renewed rumors of a lost treasure have brought more tourists than usual to the historic Texas Hill Country town of Paxon Chute and park ranger Edgar Rerd is overwhelmed. He’s also flat broke. Things look brighter when slick businessman Marlon Ezell returns home to pitch a chrome-plated development that could pay off big for Edgar, but at what expense to Paxon Chute and its quirky residents?
William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." In it, Katherina vows before God — in the marriage ceremony — to love, honor, and obey her husband, but very quickly she makes it apparent that she is not taking her vow seriously. Her husband, Petruchio, is determined to convince her to take that vow seriously.
Les vraies fables du conteur Lepeintre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: French. Published: March 29, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un abbé révèle à un parent journaliste la découverte d’un manuscrit oublié dans les rayonnages de la bibliothèque de son abbaye. Ledit manuscrit, de la main d’un certain Hippolithe Lepeintre (1905-1973), consiste en une série de nouvelles. On apprend que le projet de Lepeintre était de réécrire l’Histoire à la lumière de découvertes faites pendant plusieurs années au cours de ses recherches.
Santos
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Santos had some sort of memory problem. He couldn’t retain any information other than his own name. But he sometimes struggled with that as well.
Suicide Song
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Demitri LeBlanc. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
A third-year law student struggles to ensure his death is as existential as he can make it but the Womburu won't let him. His parting marked with a song leaves tragedy in its wake. Maybe he knew something none of us do.
An End
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The last survivors of the Community fight to live and die in authenticity and love while Others thrive: an account of an end of our species. An End, a short story, was first published by Mixer Publishing.
The Lyrical Life
Price: Free! Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of carefree lyrics written for the lighthearted. They are dramatic in nature and in no way reflect the author's philosophic perspective or personal experience. Anyone attempting to trace a single line, thought or nuance back to the author will be left with a hellish headache: for it is a fruitless and meaningless task. Great songs simply appear anonymously, as if by magic.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
Donde no hubo guerra
Price: $5.04 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: Spanish. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
El mundo se halla en constante guerra y en su avance ha llegado ante las puertas de la aldea Almanzora, donde sus habitantes sobreviven al margen de la realidad. En “Donde no hubo guerra” suceden situaciones extraordinarias, insólitas y extravagantes de origen mitológico y sobrenatural, que conjugan lo mejor del realismo mágico, el surrealismo y la literatura fantástica.
What Never Happened: An Observation
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
Roll The Dice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Designated drivers, runaway cows, best-selling authors, and trips to other planets--that is what you get when you roll the dice. So, go ahead, try it.