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Shank Beach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Shank Beach", (approx. 1300 words). A defeated man assesses his life in an alcohol-fueled, pre-dawn reflection on a local beach.
Precocious
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "Precocious", (approx. 1100 words). A ten year old boy recalls his life as an only child before and after his mom's death when he was eight.
Beaner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A Stanford grad goes undercover as a Central California farm worker to research the culture for a book.
Train Wreck: Final Stop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story titled “Train Wreck” (approx 1600 words). A despondent man on the eve of his 55th birthday ponders the question, 'why not', in regards to taking his own life and leaving his war hero father to fend for himself.
Yesterday, When I Was Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled “Yesterday, When I Was Young”, (approx. 3000 words) about one evening where a widower drinks, muses and reminisces about what his life may have been like had his wife lived.
Women From Venus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The author of FIXER has created a magnificent quartet of short novels about ordinary people who are faced with life-and-death struggles. WOMEN FROM VENUS is a psychological thriller about alien kidnappings. THE MAN WHO COULD NOT MAKE UP HIS MIND is a hilarious satire about New York society. THE STAMP is a crime thriller. I'LL TAKE MANHATTAN is a comedy about Native Americans.
Cynthia and the Blue Cat's Last Meow
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Written in a poetic style reminiscent of Richard Brautigan, "Cynthia and the Blue Cat’s Last Meow" is a story of red berries and howling caverns, fury and fishing, moonlight and candlelight, where we dream of blue cats and idyllic sensuality. The offbeat natural setting progresses into a rich ménage of unusual happenings and vivid colors, a land where many of us would like to visit.
The Gospel of Ivan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does it mean to have perfect faith? How do we prove our loyalty to the ideals we hold dear? Follow Jack Korbanski, Ivan Piper and Earl Hading as each comes to terms with what it means to believe... and how much that belief can cost.
Basketball Gods: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about brothers, basketball, growing up, and growing apart.
Where We Are: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
For Bears To Dance To
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set on the eve of the last Great Market Crash, this is the story of Wilton X, a young stockbroker with MLPF&S, the acronym of his mentors. Fused by greed and fear, the world of securities constructs endless Walls of Worry and Slopes of Hope for their clients who grow more distracted every day. Here, Wilton pursues the most beautiful bankrupt orphan ever marketed and finds wealth, love and himself.
Del
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
Something Blue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Amelia’s second marriage, Gram gives her a visit to a wedding counselor. Not a marriage counselor, but someone who will advise how to achieve a perfect marriage through the perfect ceremony. Superstitious nonsense, Amelia thinks, but she doesn’t want to offend Gram. But soon Amelia realizes what the perfect wedding means—and why Gram wants her to have one.
Canopy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A justice of the peace, a pregnant bride, reluctant witnesses, no real family. What hope does this couple have? They’re eighteen at the most, marrying on Christmas Eve Day. Who will believe in them? Who will care? Maybe they’ll find someone, an unexpected someone, someone who understands. With complete bonus story, "Something Blue."
Suicide Pact
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When all-around failure Coyote Black (not his real name) meets up with four other people to commit group suicide, he suddenly has a better idea: Since the doomed have nothing left to fear or lose, why not postpone their suicide one month, and in that time do whatever the hell they want? Alas he is, as said, a failure...so is it any wonder that things don't go as expected? An 89,000-word novel.
Tra Uncas e Robin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il libro si interroga sul mistero della morte e della vita. Il protagonista è un ottuagenario stanco di vivere perché colpito duramente negli affetti nell’ultimo segmento della sua esistenza. La sua personale istanza esistenziale si snoda in un viaggio a ritroso nei ricordi della sua giovinezza. Il viaggio è dunque un elemento simbolico che permea il testo, sia esso reale o spirituale, virtuale
Antonia
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Storia - questa - di amori impossibili, parole mai dette, luoghi gravidi di ricordi, affetti ritrovati che portano lontano, verso un futuro che non sarà migliore, ma sincero. “Questo romanzo mi è parso molto bello, sia per l’ottima tenuta del linguaggio, della tensione narrativa, dell’intensità delle situazioni e degli eventi, sia per la sapienza nel fissare i personaggi e i luoghi.”G.B.Squarotti
My Bess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
You found The One. The One who made you happy just to be in their presence--The One who turned out to be oh so much more besides. So, why are you sitting all by yourself trying to make sense of what went wrong and whose fault it was? A story of what it means to take responsibility for one's own happiness.
a-Muse-me[a]nt
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a Collection of Poetry and Prose
Field Walking
Price: Free! Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a hit man crashes his car on the way to assassinate the Reverend Max Kingsley, a team of undercover police is sent to the New South Wales country town of Arajinna to protect him and his wife Judith. But Lenny d’Aratzio, who ordered the hit, is not about to give up his quest for revenge against the man who helped put him in gaol.