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The Byzantium Stone
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,830. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samson Mondieu, the designated treasure hunter, is sent to track down a remarkable gemstone. Said to be God-made, it was last seen during the fall of Constantinople. Slowly, Samson comes to realize that what he is searching for is less a mystical object then the bedrock of the secret that drives all the other secrets. But that's not all he will discover . . .
Madness and the Modern Home
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
His wife wants a bronze microwave. He wants an old wood burning cook stove like his mother used He doesn’t want any of the new fangled appliances that emit x-rays and gamma rays into the home.
Giving It Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
A small town Maine couple learn surprising lessons about their friends and neighbors when their anonymous charity is treated with resentment.
Festivals through Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Darcee Tana. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Four short stories that are woven around Festivals and Traditions.
Texas Medicine
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TEXAS 1990 The summer sun fried Steve Marcus's brain, adding to his emotional burnout. He dreaded going to work and hated coming home. The futility of caring for so many terminal patients had taken its toll. Life had become an endless parade of lawyers. Just as he thought life could get no worse, he was mobilized for Operation Desert Storm and sent to Saudi Arabia.
Watching the Fireworks
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mirror breaks, a marriage explodes, and all the fine things they once collected and showed off now serve to demonstrate just what went wrong. A short story about material possessions and marital infidelity, with a brief appearance by a cat.
Under the Same Stars
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Price: Free! Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Willow and Ben's world seems to crumble when their son Tommy is diagnosed with autism. When they accept that the dreams they had for their son aren't going to be realized, rather than give up hope for his future, they essentially change their dreams. Under the Same Stars is a story of one family's courage in the face of an all too common diagnosis. It is a story about perseverance, love, and hope.
At the Bus-Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Towards the end of a troubled life, an old man seeks peace, solitude and a place to indulge in one of the last pleasures left to him.
The Loan Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of one great loan man who never lost respect for his customers.
The River People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
River-Song faces many changes as she competes with her best friend in the summer games. New braves invade the valley from her mother's land, so River-Song can understand them. She tries to keep the peace while her father leans on her to help lead their people.
A Road Painted in Scarlet
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The infamous Highway 74 in Southern California can be a death trap of a road. There’s even a store that sells a T-shirt with the logo: I SURVIVED THE ORTEGA HIGHWAY. Let me tell you about someone who never earned that shirt. I didn't murder him. But what happened haunts me to this day. And the kicker? This story's real.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Weirdos Next Door (Volume Three)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A washed-up pirate gets one last chance at pirating again, a mother learns that an apple a day is not all it's cracked up to be, a knock at the door causes terror at the end of the world, and an old peach farmer suspects his plants have a spicier love life than he does. This delightfully twisted collection of four short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Desire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The future of Lily van Velsen, San Francisco pearl "doctor" and gemologist, looks assured, given her recent engagement to her goodnatured colleague Alan Purdue. But once she begins reading the diaries that recount many of her ancestors' illicit romances and their relationships with demon lovers, she is driven toward a dark destiny of her own.
L’Intime des sens féminins
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: French. Published: May 28, 2011 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cet ouvrage met en scène Marilem et Roucoul, à l’affût de leurs candeurs amoureuses, qu’ils associent à des fontaines de l’intime. Rien ne peut empêcher la prospection de cet intime, au delà de la frontière d’eux-mêmes, qu’ils irriguent de leur délure et délinquance des usages, sur le modèle des riches sensations inédites, ou des sveltes consciences.
Ghost of the Sun
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "Ghost of the Sun," celebrated novelist Harry Mark Petrakis reintroduces his most memorable creation: Leonidas Matsoukas, the larger-than-life hero of Petrakis' classic novel, "A Dream of Kings." Now, eight years later, he returns from Greece, where he had been imprisonment and tortured, to the Greek- American Chicago neighborhood where he had lived with his family, but all has changed.
One More Winter: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about love, daughters, dogs and letting go.
Boxes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After being in a prison cell for two years, Hector hopes to get home and breathe easy. But he can't. His dead father's things wait for his attention, and his sister can't help with much of anything. Getting back to civilian life is always tough for ex-cons, and it's no different for Hector. Seems that he's boxed in. Again.
One Moment in Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
The Chapman Report
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based on the "Kinsey Reports" where Dr. Alfred Kinsey conducted interviews with thousands of men and women on their sexual habits, Irving Wallace's blockbuster novel "The Chapman Report" concerns the interviewing of a number of society ladies from a community in California known only as "The Briars," which leads the reader on an intricate trail of desire and intrigue.
Moskovsky Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Follow the journey of one courageous American child, who finds herself living among Russia’s homeless and manages to survive. Winner San Diego Book Awards Editor's Choice San Diego State University Writers Conference