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Tales of Tyrri Glossaries and Supplementa
Series: Tales of Tyrri. Price: Free! Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The reader’s guide and reference companion to the novel The Flock of the Shore and other works in the alternative history series Tales of Tyrri. Extensive glossaries translating the novel's unique language, complete maps and gazettes, principal character listings and genealogies, a roster of the deity pantheon and avatars, a concise essay on the historical bases of this imagined world, and more.
His Lordship's Arsenal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Matthew Burlock is a brilliant, eccentric judge, faced with the facts of a bizarre ritual murder. In the run-down Delrose Hotel, two men are found half-eaten by flames: one tied to a cross, the other tied up on the bed, with African lioness masks laid next to him. The police say it is a homosexual murder, but Burlock disagrees. A strange connection between Burlock’s exotic past and the murder is..
Lessons in Eating Soup
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.85 from 13 reviews)
Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
Background Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Concetta Pianto sang her Il dolce suono, the people on Bokeem slowed to listen. But no one ever asked why she sang so often. “Nor did they query the vibrant bruises, tracked downward from her face to her limbs.”
Forgiveness
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Set in a car speeding through the streets of 1938 Berlin after The Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht). Inside the car is Klara and her two young children, but Kurt, her abusive SS officer husband, could not escape with them. Will he find forgiveness? Contains reference to domestic violence.
Up, Up and Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lena goes for the ride of her life. Playful and philosophical, an emotionally evocative comedic short story that takes you away.
Snow Gum River
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: Australian English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Snow Gum River is a literary short fiction piece that unfolds around a Bushranging gang in New South Wales, Australia during the late 1800s. With the increasing effectiveness of the police, Margaret and Clarence find it growing more difficult to escape capture and punishment, forcing them to have to make decisions they never would have considered before.
Life-Changers
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Life-Changers is a literary short story with a diverse cast. It is told in short scenes, all related to each other in some way, that each takes on a new point-of-view character who faces a moment that changes their life--some for the better, but some for the worse. It explores what it means to be human and all the different ways we experience the world.
That Son Of Yours
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Flora has a visit from old neighbors who demand an apology from her son.
Sudden Rivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parrish is a burnt-out diplomat sent on a mission to Egypt. When rumors of his mysterious powers spread, he attracts an impassioned Muslim following—the last thing America needs in a turbulent Middle East and the last thing a shaky Egyptian government wants.
El árbol de la vida
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2014 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un muchacho triste y marginado, un joven sin futuro alguno, sin esperanzas, ni siquiera buenos recuerdos, encuentra de pronto, donde menos lo esperaba, una salida a sus frustraciones y una pasión con la que sobrevivir. Allí donde los intelectuales y los sensatos afilan sus cuchillos, «contra el dichoso fútbol que nos aborrega», el protagonista encuentra una razón para vivir...
Brushstrokes
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.
Mug Half-full
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about an encounter between two people in a coffee shop who discover that they have something in common.
Between Two Deserts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
Heaven Must Be Like This
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 118,950. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
V had always thought that his life was a docile flow of foreseeable moments, until he survived the week of his father's sudden death. With every sin he and his family commit, their dignity, self-respect and family bonds take another blow. V has nothing left to hold on to but his hope – but even that seems to be slipping through his fingers…
Le Babouchier Migrateur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: French. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dans une stridence de métal, le train s’engagea sur un splendide pont suspendu dont les grandes voiles treillissées de titane laissaient chanter leur armature au vent...
Accelerated Times
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 209,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Imagine you wake up one day to find 99% of the world's population has disappeared - and then 99% again the morning after that. Phones and internet down, highways destroyed, a government that isn't exactly forthcoming with answers...how would you go about figuring out what became of friends and family? The protagonists confront these questions and more in Jason McGathey's chilling new novel.
The New Men
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tony Grams comes to America at the start of the twentieth century, set on becoming a new man. He lands a job at the Ford Motor Company that puts him at the center of a daring social and economic experiment. Ford offers to double the standard wage for men who will be thrifty, sober, and dedicated--and will let Ford investigators into their homes to confirm it...
The Conversation
Price: Free! Words: 350. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An intimate couple have a conversation with each other.
Dios por Dios es cuatro
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 120,100. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ediciones La Rana. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En Dios más Dios son cuatro, Rangel juega con los géneros y con las formas y nos entrega un libro de cuentos que jamás traiciona las intenciones de su autor cuya propuesta encuentra una exacta correspondencia con sus textos y profetiza, si Feynman nos lo permite, que un buen día los papers se convertirán en literatura y ésta podría transformarse en una ciencia.