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A invenção de um conto de fadas
Price: Free! Words: 103,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Seria bom que todas as histórias entre duas pessoas que se gostam terminassem em verdadeiros contos de fadas. A vida é outra coisa. Se querem uma história em linha recta, não leiam este romance. No início, é uma chama que arde lenta. No meio, fala de amor como apenas o amor sabe falar de si. No fim, umas coisas acabam e outras começam. É um fim um bocado mentiroso.
El cadáver de Porqueriza
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
En un pueblo de la Castilla profunda y tardofranquista, una noticia escalofriante y a duras penas creíble recorre el pueblo, causando el asombro del vecindario: el hijo del alcalde es homosexual. Esta conmovedora nueva, que hace santiguarse a las gentes, marca el inicio de un drama de ferocidad desconocida en los contornos, una tragedia con resultado de varios muertos.
Bleed Through
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Former journalist turned journalism teacher Larissa Johanssen moved back to her hometown to escape the violence she once covered on a national stage. Until that violence strikes her high school, her students. Now, she must help her students deal with the type of coverage that drove her to the breaking point. And she must revisit parts of her past she thought long buried.
The Enigmatic Mr. Dawsley
Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If an immensely wealthy eccentric chose you out of the blue to become his new companion, would you accept? Thurgood Truman would. On the island of Atlantia, Thurgood Truman has been chosen to accompany Mr. Dawsley, a strange and reclusive, yet exceptionally wealthy man, around the island as he attempts to be more like the common man.
Fair Dinkum Yarns from the Australian View
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2013 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Get ready to laugh, to be moved and to soak in the spirit of the Outback. It is rare that an Australian, who had such wonderful experiences in their youth as a stockman, comes to fictionalise those times with such candour and humour. This anthology will take you back to Outback Queensland in the 1950s and 60s, where vast skies and plains were the backdrop to mateship, boozing, thieves, sheep dogs
Logotherapy
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Lauren, who tends the miniature horses at the 4-H club barn, is learning a lesson in the psychiatric subtleties of logotherapy from a fourteen-year-old students.
Loving Edith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edith Seagrace comes to New York City for a summer internship at the sophisticated literary magazine, Ubu. Although she knows only one person, her flamboyant friend Clarence, over the course of a sultry summer, she will discover others, of a previous generation, who hold the secrets to her past.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bleak House
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 73 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 95. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Bleak House” is one of the most famous novels written by Charles Dickens. It was first published in twenty monthly installments from March 1852 to 1853.
Gambling on Magic
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Gambling on Magic is set in Bangkok where life is more than good for Joey Balfour, ex-patriot gambling king, former TV personality, and the current owner of the mysterious and exotic Feng Shui Flower Shop in downtown Bangkok. Then ex-chief of security arrives in Bangkok to reopen an old unsolved Las Vegas casino theft...
Lily's Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
La Korrandine de Tevelune
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,280. Language: French. Published: February 5, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Depuis le Moyen Âge jusqu’à l’occupation de Sourcarol par les Allemands, en passant par la fabrication des ponnes au xixe en Charente, les Chinels de Wallonie et bien d’autres choses encore, Vincent part à la recherche de La Korrandine de Tevelune, sur des chemins qui le conduiront du réel à l’imaginaire, d’une Korrandine à une autre.
The Lemon Thief's Ex-Wife's Third Cousin
Price: Free! Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
YOLO. You Only Live Once. Or do you? Maybe there's another you living your own life somewhere else, right now.
Livid Blue
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,710. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Janko Reinhardt has had a hard life. He was left at a church by his mother when he was six years old. Since then he's been jostled between one bad foster home and another. But that was a long time ago now. He's a young man, but things haven't worked out well. He's dying from AIDS complications and these are the last few months of his life.
Thoughts of Maria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Gerry Thorley decides to marry a mail-order bride, trouble is lurking just around the corner as Gerry’s son Callum feeds the fires of an escalating sexual obsession with his father’s new bride, and his ex-wife Rachel resolves to see the marriage fail.
The Winds of Astrodon
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, the father of a murdered girl retreats into his writing to escape the tragedy. As his story progresses, he realizes he may have a chance to create a better world for his daughter inside the pages of his fantasy novel. As a parent of a child the same age as those gunned down in Newtown, I wrote this as a way to explore my understandin
Pearls and Black Gold
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 111,980. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel crosses cultures and continents. With moments of tragic-comedy, it follows three generations of an Arabian Gulf family, whose lives mirror the mixed blessings that oil brings to their desert land.
Even Pretty Girls Dress for Blind Spots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What do you do when life’s illusions run out? That’s what Dresden Suitzs, powerful government investigator, has to figure out as he tackles his biggest mystery – the strange suicides of the world’s top CEO’s and bankers, which have crippled public confidence in the financial system. But Dresden has other problems -- he’s in love with a dangerous woman who might be behind these mysterious deaths.
Let My RV Go!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s nearly Passover. Two families are driving to Florida laden with frozen brisket and enough matzah to feed the entire Panhandle. But angst slips onto Pauline Berkovitz’s lap in the form of a package: a mysterious box of matzah with a name but no address. To find the owner, Pauline must veer off course, yet deliver her motley convoy to their destination in time for the Passover Seder.
A Wide and Hollow Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a bomb destroyed the cathedral, Alex Greatwood and his wife fled the city to the only place where they would be safe: the Old Country - a vast and autonomous region of marshes and ancient laws, and Alex's childhood home. Here, his wife must come to terms with the strange nature of the land whilst Alex struggles with traumas of the past and the sins of his present. And who is Roman Thorn?
Taken
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)