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At the Bus Station
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. A young couple arrive in a bus terminal. Both are nervous at their impending separation. We assume it's a sad time for both, but is it? Are they running from a problem, or merely solving it in a different way?
Le détour
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un couple regagne en voiture le domicile conjugal. L'homme essaye péniblement de dire à sa femme... qu'il veut la quitter! Timoré, incapable d'affronter son épouse, il tourne en rond... comme la voiture engagée dans un détour de la route qu'il n'avait pas prévu.
When Dreams Touch (Literary Fiction, Historical)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Often in startling contrast, the women portrayed in When Dreams Touch are united through mutual understanding and respect. With courage and perseverance, they confront the broader injustices of the world they live in and create a legacy of enduring hope.
L'émoi d'août
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: French. Published: April 12, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Août 2005. Nicolas Lassagne part rejoindre son petit pavillon breton le long des côtes du Finistère. Cet été-là, il décide de prendre le chemin des écoliers, celui des départementales et des petits villages, qui évoque chez lui certains souvenirs enfouis de l’enfance. Mais ce mois d’août n’est pas seulement celui des images d’antan. Nicolas Lassagne est également au carrefour de son existence.
Mindscapes:Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains 10 science fiction and speculative fiction short stories on themes ranging from the innermost dimensions of the mind to the outer reaches of the universe focusing from diverse perspectives on the meaning of life, the superlative strength and wrenching weakness of the human spirit, the power of love and the duality of human nature anchored in both the divine and the profane.
The Baer Boys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
Fable of The Geeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Battling the ineptitude and the petty dynamics of Gentry Ltd, Lamar Morgan takes charge of his life for once and brings once-ace-photographer Buster Matheson into his orbit. Buster, with his work being continually hi-jacked, is driven to recompense because of Lamar. Pitted against the significant wealth of Gentry and the powerful reach of the city’s major news organisation only one will survive.
Good News Or Money (Flyleaf Singles #5)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Hello, is this someone with good news or money? No? Goodbye! Er… Hello, is this someone with good news or money? No? Goodbye! Ha! Yeah, right. A Thousand Clowns. Jason Robards. Right. Ok, yeah. Hey. It’s me. Surprise. Long time. I know. So here’s the thing. It’s about Mom. Are you there? Are you listening? Can you hear me? It’s about Mom, she asked me to call. I didn’t want to, but she asked…"
Accidental Falls (Flyleaf Singles #2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"My mother, returning with a bottle of wine borrowed from a neighbor for the party at which people drank more than she expected, tripped over a piece of broken pavement, fell onto the sidewalk, and took a chunk of skin off her palms..."
Torn (Flyleaf Singles #3)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"We sat cross-legged on my bed, the globe wobbling between us on its plastic stand, and you turned it until a part of Asia and all of Australia faced me. You pressed your palm against Africa and teased a corner of South America until you peeled it off, taking most of the Atlantic Ocean with you..."
The Girl Who Wished (Flyleaf Singles #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Once upon a time, way back in the 1950s, when there was no cyber or cable anything and the cars were all big and boxy, there was a little girl who lived wither mother and father, just the three of them, in a fine brick house on the Far South Side of Chicago..."
Changing Light
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Hamish Scott. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Stephen Whyte’s solemn nature and delicate sensibility alienates him from what he sees as the malaise of the crude sensibility and coarse, frivolous life of his community. His search for a means to remedy that malaise, and thereby end his isolation and take a place in the community appropriate to his ‘higher’ sensibility, leads him to a course of action that risks his entire future and well-being.
The Unflushed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's a work of fiction with angles geared towards having a reality and fantasy. Life is fun, it's an injustice for anyone to live their life just for the sake of breathing and letting each day pass without any real meaning. Drama is what keeps most people alive and makes them appreciate their life. This is a book that tells readers how easy life can turn into hell just because of a bad decision.
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.
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.