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After the Great Muskie Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
Befogged
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,860. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The protagonist, Winnie, manages to flee her superstition-riddled Czech village in the hinterlands of South Dakota and embarks on a lifetime of adventure in search of love and her own special destiny.
Life In Parks
Price: Free! Words: 84,040. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Matthew is in the twilight of adolescence when the old lady barges into his life. Taking him under her wing, she hints at a future away from his hometown, his beliefs and aspirations. With all roads leading to the capital, he encounters complications and mishaps that force him to question whether he is in control of his destiny, or whether destiny is controlling him.
A Communion of Water and Blood
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A follow-up collection of poems continuing upon themes dealt with in "Before Dark, and After"--but concentrating more on the element of water than fire.
Bewitching Earth
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Love for the world, and its many beautiful niches, heals a young girl's heartache after a short affair with an older man.
Fight Club (Cities of the Dead)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Garth and his friends had escaped to a vacation cabin in the woods after initially failing to halt the onslaught of the undead. They spent the winter honing their skills with swords and are eager to see if they can make a dent in the zombie apocalypse and maybe restart civilization. This is the fourteenth story in the series. A new story releases each week in the first months of 2012.
One of These Things Is Not Like the Others
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A full-length collection of short stories.
The Evolution of Human Intellect --- Discover the Information that Schools and Religions Aren’t Yet Teaching
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.67 from 9 reviews)
Why did women lose their facial hair during evolution? Where did the notion of god(s) come from? Why did self-awareness arise in the torso before migrating behind the eyes? What transition sparked the feud between science and religion? All of these questions have simple and logical answers, which are entertainingly revealed in the form of two amusement park attractions.
The Pale Thane
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pale young man, looking twice his age, manages a vast complex of apartments. The residents despise him for his apparent weakness. What they don't know might lead them to see him differently if it were not for the legacy of his father.
He Doesn't Belong: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new life.
Contemporary Literary Review: India Nimba Issue 1 Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Contemporary Literary Review: India (CLRI) is an online literary journal and is available simultaneously in various electronic formats and in print. CLRI Nimba Issue 1 Anthology includes a unique blend of materials - some of the finest pieces published with its online version during 2011 along with many unique pieces to the anthology.
Before Dark, and After
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Poems that explore the interstice between light and dark, day and night, perhaps even good and evil.
El último invierno
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
El protagonista ha vivido la lucha, la ilusión, la esperanza del tardofranquismo y la transición. Se supone que también el consiguiente desencanto diluido en toda la crónica nacional que el relato conlleva. Vivir a pleno pulmón de deportista, con sus hazañas de ascensiones alpinas, y la admiración de sus fraternos héroes. Inquieto escolar, con sus recorridos por España y toda Europa en un...
La edad madura
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La edad madura es un trabajo que intenta recoger el universo de un hombre que, llegado al tiempo de la jubilación, se encuentra entre las manos un ma-nojo de interrogantes que día tras día ocupan sus reflexiones: el emotivo recuerdo de una amante, su vida de viajero, su pasión por la montaña, la muerte del padre.
Less of Everything
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by NAP BOOKS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
by Dave Shaw. Dave Shaw is a writer from somewhere in Canada. His work has been featured on Temporary Infinity, Coffinmouth, Internet Poetry, and other online sources. He curates the website 'Lit Mixtapes'.
The Old Man And The Sea Monster
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
All the fish are gone, stolen away by an unknown and possibly terrible force. With a young boy as his witness, one old man waits for the culprit to return to the scene of the crime.
The Dogcatcher's Kid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when a boy is raised like a dog…and then thrust into the modern world? The Dogcatcher's Kid tells the story of Peter, a stoic dogcatcher who adopts the discarded dogs he should be euthanizing. When he takes possession of an abandoned baby, Peter is forced to confront the society he abandoned long ago.
Numerous Narritives
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A collection of 25 of my short stories including Halloween stories, Christmas stories, Ghost stories, Science fiction, and so much more! These short stories will entertain and delight you. Easy to read and suitable for all ages. I'm sure you will enjoy them!
The Celestial Cornet
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samantha Malinowski possesses a useable range up to high F and screeches double C's for the sheer fun of it. When the high school band distributes new arrangements, the sixteen-year-old trumpeter plays through the music without missing a note. A born lead player with cast iron chops, Sam can read flyshit on toilet paper!
Face in the Water (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jerusalem, 1989: After his best friend dies of a drug overdose, a Georgia Tech student walks away from his life, eventually winding up in the ancient and narrow streets of Jerusalem during the first Palestinian Intifada. An early short story written by Charles Sheehan-Miles, author of the surprise indie bestseller Republic: A Novel of America's Future.