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What Lies Buried
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Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
Tidewater Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two homeless teenagers carve out a thin existence on a New England beach, preying on the tourist life around them as it preys on them. This literary "slice-of-life" short story is gritty and dark.
Catalogue Numérique
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Price: Free! Words: 22,300. Language: French. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Compilation d'extraits, dont certains inédits, des ouvrages écrits par Anne de Gandt, ce catalogue est mis à jour à chaque nouvelle parution. Le + : il est gratuit !
Falls the Shadow
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Price: Free! Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Falls the Shadow consists of twin short stories, Falls the Shadow and La Feria, which, although they have defined identities, share a common heritage and are in many ways inseparable.
Virá a morte e terá os teus olhos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Nos três últimos dias de vida do famoso fotógrafo Josef Leitz, que atravessou o terrível século XX de máquina na mão, cruzam-se passado, presente e futuro, imagens e memória, o sexo, a violência e a identidade. Que papel teve nessa morte o jovem modelo Felix que com ele passou esse fim de semana? Que papel tiveram o desejo, as famílias, as verdadeiras, de sangue, e as que os laços do afeto criam?
What Eats Us
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tiger terrorizes a Stone Age town. Young boys Dori and Git must leap forward centuries in thought and craft a bow and arrow or they'll be eaten next. Brandon, a graffiti artist, trades his cans for money from an art project. Robert, his new tutor, risks his career to give them back. These two tales mingle across centuries, trading dirt for concrete, but end the same -- with a beast and a bow.
A Small Steel Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
"It rained the day we buried him, deep in the ground.” So begins 'A Small Steel Box', a story about every parent’s worst nightmare. How does a mother or father go on after the death of a child? This compelling short story will make you ask the same question. Could you go on?
Chicago Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When the Chicago City Council goes on strike and good things happen all around the city, love is the last thing on the cynical minds of Robert Grabowski and Elise Callahan. Robert is worried about his job and his father's questionable political activities. Elise is determined to reclaim her old expat life in Paris. But thanks to the smooth-running city, fate has other things in store for them
La Bocca della Verità
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
una storia al cioccolato ...
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends, a short story collection by Ted William Gross presents the reader with engaging and thought-provoking stories spanning the ages. Covering subjects of love, loss, pain, desire, need, frustration and hope these stories are meant to entertain as well leave an indelible impression upon the reader. Some of these stories can be purchased individually in E-Book format.
AffectionAires Part 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,860. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On Island Bunny it all ends funny, shouting, shouting, It's my money.
Elijah's Coins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"Elijah's Coins" is a historical fiction story in which the biblical Elijah appears in more recent times to grant those who wish the ability to change the course of their lives. A beggar sits on a street in Warsaw with his hand out for coins. Two people answer the request. Then fate intervenes and the two are offered a choice which will effect generations to come.
Kapparot
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What happens when one man is allowed to view the most intimate of discussions between another man and his God? How does one react when hearing another judge God in the same way he judges himself? How does one truly atone for deeds they wish they had not done? “Kapparot” is a story of that long lost world where humility, compassion and honesty are crucial to the discovery of oneself.
The Sunflower
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
"The Sunflower" is a story of the effects that terrorism can have upon those that have been touched by it. It uses imagery and allusion to portray the seed of hate which propagates itself endlessly. An innocent man is killed. A bomb is placed in revenge. Does hate & destruction end there? Or like the Sunflower does it spread its seed in the wind?
The Heretic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Benjamin was called "Simply Benjy" though he was anything but simple. When he spoke he did so with forethought and purpose. Yet, he could not silence the voice within his heart and mind which spoke all the time with impunity. "The Heretic" is about faith and the questions it imposes upon the believer. It is up to you, dear reader, to decide who truly is the heretic within this short story.
Reverieing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Reverieing" is a story of the slow descent into depression, loneliness and sorrow by one man who has been destined by luck or fate to experience the purgatory of existence. From the lap of luxury into the mundane, with sorrow upon sorrow heaped upon him, war and death always at his heels, Aaron slowly descends into Dante's hell, with ever-increasing swiftness.
Addiction, Obsession, Love
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jed had long ago left Tamara behind him, or so he thought. Then one day, years later he meets Tamara again, by chance or fate, and finds himself forced to decide what love truly is. "Addiction, Obsession, Love" is about the fragility of love and a story of love lost, gained and lost again.
The Angry Dust
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prescott Barnes and his family leave the dust bowl for California, but there its similarities with The Grapes of Wrath end. The grandson of a wealthy preacher who disinherited Prescott’s father, Barnes, despite his cynical black humor, hostility to religion, and his illiteracy, possesses a fierce integrity and passions that make him larger than life at the same time he is perfectly human.
Three Novellas
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Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Last Long Walk of Noah Brown, a young man leaves his home in Annapolis in 1965. A complete innocent, he trusts the people he encounters. The King and the Clockmaker deals with the genesis of evil and the nature of time. In The Vast Darkness, a young woman student of anthropology reflects upon the influence of isolated mountain living upon her neighbors.
The Two Paths
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Two Paths begins at a lakeside cottage where a group of graduating seniors are having a celebratory end-of-school party. One of them is Robbie Elder, campus football hero, who later in the night violates in an ambiguous rape Cilla Whitten, a plain and socially awkward junior lured there by the promise of excitement and popularity. The rest of the novel follows these two into young adulthood.