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Save Me, Rip Orion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,260. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An abandoned house is set aflame. Roscoe stumbles upon evidence that reveals the arsonist’s next target. Evoking his childhood icon, the mighty Rip Orion, Roscoe decides to become the real life version of the superhero and apprehend the pyromaniac. However, the fantasy rapidly unravels when events don’t unfold in classic comic book fashion. To save the world, Roscoe must play the role of villain.
Ronnie and Me
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The first time I saw Ronnie he was alone and looked forlorn. My name is Al. I like to think I'm a nice guy. People who know me say I'm a sucker for a sad story or woebegone looks. I won't deny it. That's why I decided to be a friend to Ronnie and cheer him up. Therein lies the tale.
Yo-yo's Weekend
Price: Free! Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Yo-yo's ring is stolen on a weekend visit to his uncle and aunt in York, he enlists ghosts, statues, clowns, fish, indeed anything he can conjure, to help him get it back. Dodging the forty stone international criminal mastermind Mr Vanilla, the weasly circus owner Truss and the delectable twins Rue and Thyme, Yo-yo needs to recover the ring to avoid being sent back to the nut-house.
Survivors
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » War
Another story in the popular series about life in post-Communist Russia, Survivors reflects on the experiences of Nikolai Ribakov and his wife Lera during the Siege of Stalingrad and the Great Patriotic War.
The Girl in the Trees
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?
Ring Theory
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
One spring day, while hoeing a neglected country garden, a new-from-the-city hobby farmer finds an engagement ring encircling the green finger of an emerging asparagus shoot. This rural tale--at times whimsical, and at times poignant--presents some of the theories on how the ring got there, while tracing the evolution of family.
El Canto De Los Gallos De Oro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: Latin. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A fin de evitar los juicios de Núremberg al final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, altos funcionarios nazis escaparon de Europa, llevando consigo parte del botín robado a las víctimas del Holocausto, con la ayuda de Juan Domingo Perón, el presidente de Argentina.
The Lost King
Series: The Bewildering Adventures of King Bewilliam, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When all you have owned, everyone you have loved, and everything you have done are gone, who are you? Mysteriously thrust from riches to rags, King Bewilliam battles dragons and personal demons to regain his kingdom. This Kindle Top 100 Fantasy tells a modern tale in a medieval setting.
Jamul's Happy Day
Series: Dancing Pig Originals. Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jamul's Happy Day is a Dancing Pig Original publication - showcasing work by author Clive Gilson. Set in Afghanistan just after the arrival of US and European troops in the early years of this new century, this tale tells the story of one man's patience and reward.
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath (Revisited)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novel is a modern adaptation of “The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath” originally written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1927. In this version, a father and son travel through the Dreamlands on a quest for Unknown Kadath. The father’s goal is not to recapture the happiness of his own youth but rather to find the path by which his son can avoid the traps that have led his father far from happiness.
Room Four
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Just after Christmas, Alan Fries, hapless accountant, wonders why nurses with antler hats are hovering over him. Can he survive a cardiac arrest and the antics of the staff at St. Augustine's ER with only Jerry (the grumpy old man who died earlier in the same bed) for company? Real-life ER doc pens a darkly funny story of two men - one dead, the other comatose, whose discourse is lively, indeed.
Dio è con Noi
Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una storia italiana. Il protagonista è un modesto dipendente comunale di un piccolo comune. Ma è intorno alla figura centrale di un vecchio professore con ambizioni di filosofo che ruotano tutte le altre figure del romanzo: il medico, l’impresario edile, il Parroco, il Sindaco. Il vecchio professore deve essere sfrattato e la sua casa espropriata per costruire una inutile strada panoramica.
Same Ol' Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A collection of five short stories, be prepared to indulge yourself for a taste of varied writing. One is told in alphabetical order. Another, a monologue through the mind of a mentally unstable woman. A dance, a movie, and interesting choices made my ordinary people.
पॉलिटीशिया का ड्रैगन (The Dragon of Polititia)
Series: Hindi Poetry and Fiction, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: Hindi. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story takes place in an “imaginary” island marked by an immoral life of people who just pass time in idle gossips, lawlessness, hypocrisy, and lewdness. The island truly had a glorious past but the present scenario was just the opposite. The police, the politicians, the divines, the officers and the intellectuals are all sunk in the depth of moral corruption and sexual appetite.
The Photograph
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found beaten, comatose and barely clinging to life with nothing more on him than an old black and white photograph tucked inside his breast pocket, the ensuing investigation to discover his identity and the motive behind his assault reveals a shocking trail of greed, murder and deception that stretches back more than fifty years and implicates the state's highest officials.
American Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Imprints
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Literary short story. Len tries to run from his past, but it keeps catching up to him.
Black Tongue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Women are not born witches. Life makes them turn that way. If you want the truth of what I say, look at the facts: there are no young witches, no child witches. All the women torn or hacked to pieces in the columns of the newspapers are old. Some of them are not even witches at all."
The Doge and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"...If history was made by the victims / it would be / a time made by minutes / of incessant and springing up ants / yet one by an intent to be..." so the great poet Alfonso Gatto wrote. History is made by so many little men and gestures. In "The Doge and other stories" they are gathered some little gestures that have changed the course of the history, extraordinary stories seen in their humanity.
Andy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His father having just been moved into a nursing home, Andy must return to his father's house to not only clean, but to face the shattered relationship between them. What Andy discovers among the rubble and scattered paperwork will bring him face to face with the very famiy secret which defines his future.