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Broken Wing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Broken Wing is a story about an abuser who was a victim of abuse as a child. This is a story about family relations, the need for love, the devastation of rejection, and the merry-go-round that keeps turning.
Lucid Dreaming - February 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The February issue includes, "Evil Eyes” and “Collision” as well as a bonus short, "The Heist."
Hiding in the Weave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
New York Times best-selling crime fiction writer, William Bayer, breaks new ground with this novel, a coming-of-age/psychological mystery. Hiding in the Weave is a novel for adults about the strivings of youth. . . love, passion, art, art-making, growing up and letting go. It takes the traditional coming-of-age boarding school novel into fascinating new territory.
Conspiracy Of Birds with Hounds of Doom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'I didn't want to burn any bridges, but I doused them real good with gasoline just in case.' Conspiracy Of Birds is the new novella from Tim Murr, creator and writer for the blog Stranger With Friction and author of Lose This Skin. It is a hallucinatory skin dive into the nightmare world of a failed writer living on the broken edges of America. Now includes the shorts collection Hounds of Doom.
Elle s'appelait Sonia Verjik
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 48,840. Language: French. Published: February 8, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Sonia Verjik a passé sa vie à fuir tout ce qui pouvait entraver sa liberté : son pays, les hommes qui l’ont aimée, l’idée même de la maternité. Et s’ils se mettent à trois pour parler d’elle, c’est parce qu’elle a laissé derrière elle des zones d’ombre sur lesquelles chacun tentera de porter son propre éclairage, avec plus ou moins de bienveillance et d’honnêteté.
To the Moon
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take a walk through the countryside and it won't take long to hear the rustles of trolls behind you or see the flicker of fairies out of the corner of your eye. There are still wild places left where you can taste the magic in the air. This collection of stories and poems is inspired by the author's childhood in the woodlands of the Ozarks.
I Choke
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
All I wanted to do was hold her; to feel the curves of her body flow into mine. Have her knowing that comfort could be found in my arms. Or simply to feel something… Something other than hate.
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: $0.99 USD. 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.