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The Moon 1202 by Ali Noel Vyain
Series: The Moon. Price: Free! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Moon monthly magazine features poetry and short stories from Lyn Lifshin, Gary Every, Michael Estabrook, t. kilgore splake, B.Z. Niditch, Simon Perchik, and Ali Noel Vyain.
Beare Parts by Richard Dominico
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trying to survive the recent heartbreak in his life, a man returns to his hometown to work on finding peace. Instead, he begins a journey of self-discovery when, first one, and then another, attempt is made on his life, while he deals with the loss of his daughters, and the woman he continues to love.
Gardens of the Desert by Samuel Duffy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,890. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A decade after their father's murder set them on separate life paths, three brothers deal with alienation from each other and their southern culture as they learn to walk the line between familial duty and social obligation, while ultimately defining themselves as individuals.
La distancia entre dos puntos by Fernando García Maroto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: Spanish. Published: May 28, 2014 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Casal es un profesor universitario que está viviendo una relación con una alumna. Al protagonista le atormenta más la diferencia de años que les separa, que los rumores y cotilleos que puedan correr entre el claustro de profesores...
The Poet Must Die: Fritz365 2013 by Fred Robel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This third yearly collection of poetry and story verse, which once again takes us to the highs and lows of this human existence. To experience all the pain and joy, love and hate, and the activities that go along with it all. A year in the life of a poet. Whom I think we will all agree: Must someday die a (preferably) normal death.
From Time To Eternity by Mary Cote
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wyatt Cresswell believes he is going to die. Finally, he starts to live his life, by working in Haiti, then travelling through Italy, discovering that nothing the acknowledgment of death makes living much more worthwhile.
Tales of Tyrri Glossaries and Supplementa by Richard Wyndbourne
Series: Tales of Tyrri. Price: Free! Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The reader’s guide and reference companion to the novel The Flock of the Shore and other works in the alternative history series Tales of Tyrri. Extensive glossaries translating the novel's unique language, complete maps and gazettes, principal character listings and genealogies, a roster of the deity pantheon and avatars, a concise essay on the historical bases of this imagined world, and more.
His Lordship's Arsenal by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Matthew Burlock is a brilliant, eccentric judge, faced with the facts of a bizarre ritual murder. In the run-down Delrose Hotel, two men are found half-eaten by flames: one tied to a cross, the other tied up on the bed, with African lioness masks laid next to him. The police say it is a homosexual murder, but Burlock disagrees. A strange connection between Burlock’s exotic past and the murder is..
Lessons in Eating Soup by Melanie Grabowski
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.85 from 13 reviews)
Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
Background Music by KyleeliseTHT
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Concetta Pianto sang her Il dolce suono, the people on Bokeem slowed to listen. But no one ever asked why she sang so often. “Nor did they query the vibrant bruises, tracked downward from her face to her limbs.”
Forgiveness by Mercia McMahon
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Set in a car speeding through the streets of 1938 Berlin after The Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht). Inside the car is Klara and her two young children, but Kurt, her abusive SS officer husband, could not escape with them. Will he find forgiveness? Contains reference to domestic violence.
Up, Up and Away by Jocelyn Paige Kelly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lena goes for the ride of her life. Playful and philosophical, an emotionally evocative comedic short story that takes you away.
Snow Gum River by Benedicte Parthenay
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: Australian English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Snow Gum River is a literary short fiction piece that unfolds around a Bushranging gang in New South Wales, Australia during the late 1800s. With the increasing effectiveness of the police, Margaret and Clarence find it growing more difficult to escape capture and punishment, forcing them to have to make decisions they never would have considered before.
Life-Changers by Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(1.00 from 1 review)
Life-Changers is a literary short story with a diverse cast. It is told in short scenes, all related to each other in some way, that each takes on a new point-of-view character who faces a moment that changes their life--some for the better, but some for the worse. It explores what it means to be human and all the different ways we experience the world.
Sudden Rivers by Michael Jeffery Blair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parrish is a burnt-out diplomat sent on a mission to Egypt. When rumors of his mysterious powers spread, he attracts an impassioned Muslim following—the last thing America needs in a turbulent Middle East and the last thing a shaky Egyptian government wants.
El árbol de la vida by Alfonso Ruiz de Aguirre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2014 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un muchacho triste y marginado, un joven sin futuro alguno, sin esperanzas, ni siquiera buenos recuerdos, encuentra de pronto, donde menos lo esperaba, una salida a sus frustraciones y una pasión con la que sobrevivir. Allí donde los intelectuales y los sensatos afilan sus cuchillos, «contra el dichoso fútbol que nos aborrega», el protagonista encuentra una razón para vivir...
Brushstrokes by Wendy Beach
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.