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The Miracle at O'Hare's Pub by James Dargan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Galway, Ireland. At the wake of a young boy at O'Hare's pub, in walks Sean. Sean has powers, special powers, and he will use them to entertain the family in mourning. And maybe if they're lucky, a bit more besides. A short story of 3,700 words that blends Irish black humour, satire and fantasy to new heights of absurdity.
Portrait of Love Lost and Found in Ukrainian Cornfield by James Dargan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sasha and his wife, Tatiana, are enjoying a picnic under the hot summer sun. They are in love – or at least that's what Sasha thinks. With her doubts, Tatiana leaves him and walks into the nearby cornfield, where she seeks some answers to the stagnation in her life. This is a 2,300-word short story.
And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips by Julian Darius
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life. In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Letters From Leonard by S.E. Kennedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 213,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When Paul receives a phone call telling him his best friend has committed suicide, he begins reading Leonard's old letters in an effort to find out why. This turns into a journey of discovery as Paul becomes obsessed with tracing his friend's steps over the last days and months of his life. Along the way, he comes face to face with his own demons and self-destructive nature.
The Years by Alexis Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 141,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Told in the forceful language of Derry’s streets, The Years is a roller coaster ride down forty years of the town’s history. Francie, released from jail after a long sentence, is trying to come to terms with the changes peace has brought, as well as dealing with what he did – and didn’t – do on Bloody Sunday.
Between Uncas and Robin by daniela forneris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book questions the mystery of death and life. The protagonist is an octogenarian tired of living because he has been hit hard in his affection sphere in the last segment of his life. His personal existencial instance unfolds in a trip back in memories of his youth. Journey is therefore a symbolic element that permeates the text, be it real or spiritual, virtual or fantastic.
Пути Голгофы by Alex Markman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2013 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Роман Пути Гогофы повествует о том мрачном времени, когда Римской империей правил обезумевший император Тиберий, в Иудее бесчинствовал его ставленник Понтий Пилат, и странствовал по земле Израиля Иисус Христос. В книге автор, основываясь на не-религиозных источниках и исторических фактах, попытался восстановить события того далекого прошлого.
My Night with the President: Based on Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" by Elliott Middleton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larry Quigley tells the story of his own marriage, and that of a woman-taming Aussie, to the President and first lady in this comic novel based on Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." This adaptation is true to the spirit of Shakespeare's work, bringing Shakespeare's characters into the modern world.
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism by Luke Stuart Star
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism is a short book of statements that supranaturalists can assert strongly and publicly.
Rūta by Kit Masters
You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
Every Other Day But This by Alex Woolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elsa goes out one afternoon to post a letter. She knows she mustn’t be long. But before she can return home, things start to spin out of control. It all begins when she decides to help an old lady. One thing leads to another and soon she’s lost and far from home. As her chaotic journey through London unfolds, Elsa is forced to confront some pretty uncomfortable facts about her life and marriage.
Stéréotypie by Boris Beaudenon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La soixantaine venue Mars est un apostat, un homme sans prise. Il regarde Bellone et ne sait plus pourquoi c’est elle. De lointaines sirènes, en direction de l’Opéra. Des gens ou des bêtes chassés sous la fenêtre. C’est un territoire d'étrangetés. Une après-midi en quittant le lycée, il voit une jeune femme adossée à l’aile d'une automobile voisine de la sienne.
Tonus Terrien by Boris Beaudenon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En compagnie des vieux qui restent, Minerve et Mercure vivent au château, dans les décombres d’un lycée situé sur le territoire de l’ancienne Seine-et-Marne. Ils n’en sont jamais sortis. À l’extérieur il y a le veld et ses dangers. Une nuit, après être rentré d’avoir fait le tour des collets dans le parc, le vieux Cochise leur dit qu’il a vu une lumière à la grille.
Ne ekzistas verdaj steloj. (60 mikronoveloj en Esperanto, kun suplemento) by Liven Dek
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 25, 2013 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mondial prezentas en ĉi tiu volumo 60 originale en Esperanto verkitajn mikronovelojn kaj unu suplementan novelon de la Esperanta aŭtoro Liven Dek (Miguel Gutiérrez Adúriz).
The Ironic Fantastic #2 by Ironic Fantastic
Price: Free! Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The second in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
Bangkok A Go Go by John Hail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / General
The novel starts in a Bangkok bar but soon the reader is transported to the key times and places of Thailand's turbulent political history and to the jungle camps of Thai communist guerrillas and Cambodian rebels. Set in the 1970s and '80s, Bangkok A-go-Go presents a unique vision of the political struggles that shaped Thailand's recent history.
The Salt Hollows by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
The Weariness of the South by John M. Williams
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These ten stories of the old and new south feature the young, old, and middle-aged confronting painful transitions and oppressive memories, from brothers at odds in the 1880s to a kid in Civil Rights era Montgomery to an old man lost in the cosmos on a late-night bathroom trip.
Spell of Blindness by Lori Tiron-Pandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ana Dor envisions a love of mystical dimensions that will save her, solve all mysteries of life, and bring her closer to God and happiness. This love carries in her mind all the weight of a true faith, and Ana is determined to believe it into existence. In time, however, she finds that she has been blinded by this same faith that once had opened her eyes.