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Manitoulin Memories
By William Reeves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Stories about a man who's trying to recall his father. Set in Manitoulin Island in the 1950s.
The Graveyard
By Alan Catlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A motor-mouthed cabbie knocks a few back while extolling the vices and virtues of life driving graveyard in Albany--much to a barkeep's chagrin. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Alan Catlin.
When We
By J. A. Tyler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents "When We" a series of three interlocked poetic-chains about a father and son, how they break and recombine, how their relationship is imagined and re-imagined, and how they are one -- no matter when. More fine experimental short fiction from J.A. Tyler.
Joe's Smoke & News
By Doug Draime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A subtle, nostalgic, and haunting vision of loyalty, lust, and loneliness in 1950s Indiana--written by small press legend Doug Draime, and presented by mendicant bookworks.
New Carpet
By Christopher Cunningham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Christopher Cunningham.
Honduras
By Joseph Ridgwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
The Lollipop Paper
By Yuri Alkin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the day these twin brothers were born something went terribly wrong. Their charisma wasn't split equally. Jack ended up with a double portion of it, while Andrew got none. But when years later Jack ran for the president of the United States, Andrew became his second in command. This fictional memoir tells a story of the most unlikely duo to ever occupy the Oval Office.
Slip
By Tanya Savko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrew, by all outward appearances, lives a normal life. He has a beautiful wife, Erica, and two great kids, Nathan and Eileen. But behind closed doors, normal is slipping away from a depressed and anxious Andrew. Nathan’s recent diagnosis of autism leaves Andrew grasping at therapies and Erica, who moves into an apartment, in denial. How will things ever be normal again?
Changing Perspectives & Other Stories
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There were thousands of people in the audiences who had come to listen to the words of Guru Vikram Acharya. It was said that Vikram Acharya had forsaken his father’s property worth millions of dollars and come to this Ashram in California where a large number of Indian and other Asian communities lived in perfect harmony.
Joshua Mansfield and Sheri Zod
By Ainy Rainwater
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An allegorical novel about choices, what happens when people step off the beaten path. As Joshua and Sheri journey through a fantastical American Southwest accompanied by spirit animals they meet ghosts, sad machines, mirages, mysterious figures in a literally petrified forest, a hostel for lost souls, and a cafe for lost dreams, as they search for what happened to two lovers a generation earlier.
Eating Sugar, Telling Lies
By Kuzhali Manickavel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Blaft Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Thieving WhoreQueen was missing. Grey, runny bubbles leaked from a lump of wet clothes she had left on the washing stone. Her broom was propped under the stairs, handle down, the grass tip curled to an almost perfect circle." A new short story from Kuzhali Manickavel.
All is Well
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Raja Sharma's stories have so much variety and flavour of Asia that once can really see the events taking place in fornt of eyes. Many of his stories have been included in the course syllabus of schools and colleges.
A Town without Literature
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The one who read his words could not escape either of the two inevitable emotions: happiness and sorrow. A Muslim could find the voice of Azan and a Hindu could hear the sound of temple bells in his words.
Days of Vengeance
By Harry Mark Petrakis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Days of Vengeance is a haunting turn of the 20th Century tale of passion, love, guilt, and punishment that sweeps from the sun-drenched lemon groves of Crete to the poverty of Chicago's "Greek Town" to the grim brutality of western mines and railroad camps. Harry Mark Petrakis displays his remarkable talent for creating characters whose destinies reveal both epic tragedy and redemptive miracles
My Avatars and I
By Huckleberry Hax
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ten conversations in Second Life®. Eight avatars. One woman, searching. But searching for whom? And why? From the author of 'AFK', a Second Life story about love, dedication and 1970s furniture...
A Dream Floats in Oblivion & Other Stories
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I am a kind of scavenger and I am often successful in picking the shreds mostly left by others. With a little effort I join the pieces and create something that delights me and my readers.
Assateague Rum Runners
By Nelson Lynch
Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fiction story of rum and scotch being unloaded to Assateague Island during prohibition. The schooner anchored offshore and the whiskey was brought to shore by small boats. A storm approached and the ocean becomes nasty. Also love in the Valley of Kings plus a soldier waits as a scimitar is being sharpened.
Off Balance
By Belea T. Keeney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When you're a middle-aged farmer's wife looking at the handsome younger man your son has brought home for Christmas, it's harmless, isn't it? No flirting, no innuendo, just keeping an eye on him. It doesn't mean anything, right? Sara wouldn't dream of cheating on her husband, but when David brings home a friend from college, she's faced with a hundred questions she doesn't have the answers to.
Diary of a Dead Muse
By Benjamin Goshko
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.25 star(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A young writer must choose between pursuing his muse and keeping his girlfriend.
The Stones Speak
By Nancy King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Secrets that won't go away. Truths not faced. The Stones Speak is a novel about what it takes to find a true home within oneself.