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Shafted Dreams by Stephanie Flint
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
The Twilight Lawns Chronicles by Ian Dorking-Clark
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of tales concerning Twilight Lawns, Surrey. Residential Home for the Elderly, the Distressed, but most importantly, the Well Bred. Join the Residents at play. Take tea with Elspeth and Hermione. Marvel at the wisdom and organisational abilities of Maude. Join us at night for a last digestive biscuit and Senapod tea. Then Medication Time and bed. Good night!
100 Years of Blood by Ty Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
During the early years of the 20th Century, a servant of an English lord arrives in an isolated county among the hills of Appalachia and begins work on a house large enough and fine enough for retiring nobility. For retirement seems to be the goal of Richard Abingdon. Retirement from the nobility, retirement from the world, retirement from life.
At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe by Geraldine Glodek
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
The Blue Hat by Elizabeth Pulford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in New Zealand in the late 1940’s three children are sent to stay in the country where everything seems strange. This short story won a major NZ short story competition in 1990.
Resveries brouageaises by Peppone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: French. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En ce quatorze d’octobre de l’an mil six cent trente-et-un, j’allois considérant la mer océane dont les rouleaux convulsifs s’engouffroyent dans le havre à l’assaut de Brouage. Regard perdu, cheveux au vent, je révassois au beau et bon pays de la Grand’Rivière, duquel revenoit nostre compère l’Enclume pour la Compagnie du Canada.
13 Years in America by Melanie Steele
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
We Were Children by Matthew Morgan
Price: Free! Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of short stories with sharp edges and dark corners, 'We Were Children' is an experiment in genre and style from author Matthew Morgan. These tales range from a cemetery in Paris to an inner-city flat that won't let its tenant go, from a man with no memory of himself to a couple's complicated relationship with time.
Thomas Jefferson, Rachel & Me by Peter Boody
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
What would you do if the ghost of Thomas Jefferson asked you to take him off his mountain so he could see the country? Jack Arrowsmith and his late son's girlfriend, Rachel Carter — a mixed-race beauty like Sally Hemings — swallow their fears and take him away. What if he returns to corporeal form — a man used to slaves but this time with no money, job or ID?
Espejos y otras orillas by Pedro Pujante
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pedro Pujante ha logrado recuperar en estos relatos las inquietantes atmósferas e hilos argumentales del mejor Realismo Mágico y ha sabido captar con maestría su esencia. Quien lea ESPEJOS Y OTRAS ORILLAS comprenderá que la realidad y lo mágico están sutilmente alineados en un mismo plano.
So Long As You Don't Get Run Over You'll Be Fine by Sam Jordison
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Can you guess the main inspiration for this story? Several images and ideas are taken from an earlier story by a well-known author. To enter, buy and read a copy of the story... And follow the instructions at the end.
Disentangled by Pete Howells
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 98,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does a person do to alter the course of their troubled life? For the playful, young William Ashton the answer is in a kaleidoscope and the garden of mirrors. For Stringy Billy it’s a guitar and the Devil at the crossroads. Seaton Redland’s solution is to become born again and for Andrew Lewis it is something else altogether.
The Bastard Year by Richard Zuras
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This debut novel tells the story of a boy’s final year of childhood and a family’s near disintegration. When Zain’s father is fired from the CIA in March of 1980, it creates a tremor that threatens to upend the family’s precarious balance. Zain’s awakening to a world riddled with cracks and his adolescent attempts to mend them are the stuff from which young men, and great stories, are made.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead by Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America by Steven Sills
You set the price! Words: 186,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the lives of A Korean American returning to his home country where he is scarcely literate and teaches English for a living and Gabriele, his creation, an intellectual living in a trailer court in New York State, also lost, and also rebeling against life but in a more overt manner
The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans by Steven Sills
You set the price! Words: 49,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the morphine induced sleep and troubled awakened state of Kenyon who is disabled, suffering from a degenerative illness, and suffering from isolation in a home that her husband rarely visits
An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
You set the price! Words: 118,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel deals with a wealthy, self-established Thai man suffering a mid-life crisis and rejecting the life he has known to pursue a train trip to Laos and anonymity