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Elixir of Flesh
Price: Free! Words: 90,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year is 1600, and while most of the eastern corner of Europe is in turmoil, at the edge of the principality of Ardeal, the village of Vallaya thrives. At its center is the shop of a wizened apothecary, who has built his business on the sale of one particularly valuable medicine, a potent elixir distilled from a prey unique to the forests of Vallaya, the vampire prey.
The Unexpected and Altogether Astonishing Sojourn of Milo Keene
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Moningers Fall, Oregon, an unremarkable little town on the south coast where the most extraordinary things tend to happen. In this short story, we meet Natalie Tenacre and her new beau, Milo Keene. Milo, who is one of the extraordinary things that transpire in the Fall, discovers that sometimes you can actually get what you wish for.
Flatbed Ford
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Franklyn is going to California. He will work at a gas bar and start going out to auditions. It's midday and mid-summer in Kansas when a girl in a flatbed Ford slows down to take a look at him.
The Nazarene -Tthe Story of the Becoming of Christ
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
About the first thirty years in the Nazarene’s life we know next to nothing. In this visionary novel Sal Owen brings to life these pivotal years that forever transformed the world. The novel starts with the return of the family from their refuge in Egypt to settle in Nazareth. It ends on the day The Nazarene spoke out to a gathering by the Jordan River after he had just been baptized.
Photographs
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A short piece exploring the life of a person through the mundane magic of photographs.
The Barbers
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
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
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."
Ccay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern fable about the consequences of following dreams in a hostile world.
On the Wings of Dreams
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
The Piper's Songs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fable about how the Pied Pier found his tunes.
Unzip and Other Compact Stories
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.