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The Barbers by Katherine Pym
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is London 1663 and science flourishes in a mini-Renaissance. Celia Barber shares her father’s shop; he barbers, and she heals during a time when women are not allowed to practice medicine.
Riding the Drone by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Nobody gets blown up in the Air Force,' the legless Army vet who hung out in the public library all day used to tell him. Find out if that's true or not. "Riding the Drone" is a very short story of about 1150 words.
Midnight Mass and Other Stories by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Brazilian Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis was the finest storyteller of nineteenth-century Latin America. "Midnight Mass and Other Stories" offers a selection of Machado's tales, from the oft-translated and sly erotic title story, a classic of Brazilian literature, to such brief ironic tales, not previously translated into English, as "A Game," "Coimbra the Clerk," and "Sooner the Tarpeian Rock."
On the Wings of Dreams by Warwick Stubbs
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
I needed a place to sleep. I could still run but I couldn’t run forever, and sooner or later these legs would no longer jump, no longer clamber and climb, and no longer hold up a torso exhausted from exertion. I tried to avoid the splashes of water slapping at my face as though I really was responsible for what had happened, and I really deserved this punishment that I was running from.
Navegador de historias: Treinta cuentos cortos y un prólogo desesperado by Miguel Lozano
Price: Free! Words: 16,080. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Los cuentos que aparecen en esta compilación son pequeñas y modestas tramas. En ellas aparecen parejas infieles, flores masacradas, perros surrealistas, renos comunistas, androides inteligentes, mandolinas mexicalenses y mundos donde el ruido está prohibido.
The First Thing He Noticed Was Her Legs by Ash Sanborn
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Torry Morales is a dance teacher whose legs must be amputated after she is in an auto accident with her fiance. Overwhelmed by what he sees as her bleak future, Torry’s fiance leaves her. A year later, she’s rolling around town, suspiciously joyful, even in trouble for being happy.
Peilis by Kit Masters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Raw and relentless, "Peilis" tells the story of four teenagers who are bound by tragic fate. Kane Pritchard, promising eleven year old, down and out teen, fights for a community’s right to safety. The violent, thieving Smith brothers, rule the school by fear, they won’t stop until there is blood.
The Burning Bride by Benjamin Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 20,350. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
When Silas returns to visit his wife's grave, he finds she's still alive, pretending to be someone else. But has he re-found his old love… or discovered a new? A gentle romantic comedy about love, loss and hope.
The Green Lady by Benjamin Parsons
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Comedy, mystery and the battle of the sexes… all set in a haunted castle! Armed with only cunning and charm, who will see it through the night when the ghostly Green Lady walks?
The Man on the Corner by Top Writers Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Who is The Man on the Corner; the man who seems to be waiting? To the observer he is sometimes sinister, mysterious, or romantic. Seven authors each have a different explanation. It is an excellent means of discovering new authors to add to your favorites. When you have found the story that touches you in some way, please leave a review.
Het indigo van de dood by Patrick Brannigan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: Dutch. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Deze zestien korte verhalen van Patrick Brannigan zijn een dwarsdoorsnede van genres uit de hedendaagse verbeeldingsliteratuur: urban weird, horror, erotische steampunk, sciencefiction en Keltische fantasy.
The Void Sutras by Alexx Bollen
You set the price! Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A book of poems and short fiction focused on the small spaces between important actions and relationships, void sutras.
Unzip and Other Compact Stories by Tommy Dakar
Price: Free! Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A new collection of short stories by Tommy Dakar. From humour to intrigue, from irony to philosophy, each piece has been carefully constructed to perform its task.
Evenbeeld by Patrick Brannigan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: Dutch. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In de 21e eeuw roeit de mensheid zichzelf uit. De overlevenden gaan ondergronds. Met maar één uitweg: de virtuele wereld Anwyn. Een wereld vol schoonheid, mystiek, geweld en dodelijk gevaar. Zal de idealistische Caitlyn haar vijanden verslaan? Of verliest ze alles wat ze liefheeft?
Historias del Kronen (edición especial 20 aniversario) by José Ángel Mañas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2014 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Ya hay una nueva generación que trae la calle, la gran ciudad, la esquina, el dialecto, las tribus urbanas, la vida…” Con estas palabras saludaba Francisco Umbral, un escritor que siempre tuvo muy buen oído para el runrún de la modernidad, la llegada al mundo literario de José Ángel Mañas y su "Historias del Kronen".
The Vicious Age by John Roman Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, living in Amsterdam and enduring a hard winter, finds he is suddenly pursued by two very different men. Both come out of the criminal and hard-edged margins of Amsterdam that Tim has for so many years frequented. Klaus is a German who sells death to those willing to pay for it. Radek is Polish, 19 years old, selling his innocence but holding out for love.
L’Arpenteur sidéral by Alain Dizerens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fasciné par une lointaine voix intérieure qui remue en lui de troubles réminiscences, il écoute les chants de l’abîme remonter aux sources de la Genèse. À l’ombre d’arcanes portant leur alchimie au point d’ébullition, des forces obscures l’arriment à la lumière, l’incitent à transiter vers l’inaccessible.