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The Quilliad: Issue 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Quilliad is a literary journal publishing poetry and prose by emerging and established Canadian authors. We publish both traditional and experimental work from a diverse group of writers, as well as photography and art on our outside and inside covers.
Rescuing Judy & other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“E.A. Vincent’s latest work is a deeply flawed triumph of persistence over mediocrity. ”New York Literary Critics Guild“A modest improvement over Mr. Vincent’s previous efforts, which have largely gone critically unnoticed, and been confined to the dustiest shelves of little-patronized libraries and disreputable secondhand bookstores. ”Los Angeles Fiction Writers Association
Madeleine's Drug
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The future: work is a luxury, mating a duty and sex a drug. What will you take to survive?
The Seven Year Laowai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
An ESL teacher's recollections of the seven years he spent teaching English in Wuhan, China. From the alcoholism which led him there to the nasty power games that pushed him out, The Seven Year Laowai provides an unflinching look at the lives of ESL teachers in the smoggy never-never land of Wuhan, China.
The Escape Artist
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is there to be thankful for, when everyone seems so lost?
Domestic Fracture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories of loss, revenge, success and failure in a variety of genres.
The Pianist
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Pianist" is a literary short story set in the 1920s that examines how people react to tragedy and their motives for love.
Shepherd Creed
Price: Free! Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A story that spans several decades and follows the life of a man in charge of designing state roads whose own life adjusts less smoothly to the pace of cultural and technological change. Humor, pathos. A novella - 27K words.
Diez relatos de lo insospechado
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,110. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Alternative history
“Diez relatos de lo insospechado” es una recopilación de cuentos en los que la venganza, la necesidad, la desesperanza, el remordimiento y la avaricia se dan cita con el fin de dibujar un inquietante paisaje de la naturaleza humana.
Lasting Image
Price: Free! Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Memories are visions of a past unfulfilled. When time is spent creating reasons to remain in the past we cheat ourselves of the present. Walk in the light of the new day’s sun and find closure for those ends not tied tight. The memories left behind will not disappear they’ll just make the narrative more interesting.
A Chair Between The Rails
Series: Vaulan Cycle. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
James Feckidee must surrender his gifted young son, Austin, to the terrifying purposes of an immortal stranger.
eFiction India Vol.02 Issue.01
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2013 by eFiction India. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » General
eFiction India is conceived as a dialogue — a constant stream of thoughts exchanged between writers, editors and readers on a platform which carries the best of contemporary writing in India. eFiction India publishes essays, fiction, poetry, art and criticism, and welcomes first-time authors and published writers alike.
Five Dark Enchantments
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Five poignant and powerful stories from a master storyteller. A little girl with big dreams, hope and horror in disease riddled Zimbabwe, half-brothers seeking understanding through an ancient rite, and two challenges facing married couples. Daniel R. Robichaud weaves a powerful spell, indeed.
The Recluse Storyteller
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Recluse Storyteller weaves five stories into one as the loner Margaret not only searches for meaning from her reclusive life, but also gives meaning in the most unexpected ways to the troubled souls of her apartment complex. Part adventure, part tragedy, and part discovery, The Recluse Storyteller bridges genres, bringing hope and redemption to the broken relationships of modern society.
The Ant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In an unnamed dictatorship, one man faces certain death unless he is able to rise to an impossible challenge presented by a sadistic member of the royal family.
Habemus Praesidem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,070. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Anastase Martin est un illustre inconnu, qui, par une suite de hasards dont le monde politique a parfois le secret, se retrouve candidat à la présidence de la République française.
Night Owl
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Like a stray dog on the beach before a tsunami, Katie’s instinct is to take off. She knows the vows she’s made, what she’s supposed to say. But as the lure proves too strong, she finds herself barefoot on his couch and giddy from his scent. Originally published in Gargoyle Magazine #60, 2013.
The Shape of a Name
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Need (Like Driving To The Corner Store)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two men in wheelchairs run into each other while shopping in a short story that defines "need." Approximately 1,500 words, with free clips of three of my other works: Sleep (3 short stories), I Will Make You Perfect, and Dust In The Wind.
Vaakkukal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: Unknown language. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Story of a lady dubbing artist who lost her voice and her struggles to survive in the ensuing silence. The loss eventually helps her relive the past, troubled childhood and the marital life.