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Walking Into The Night (Short Story)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.00 from 1 review)
A little boy watches the darkened street from behind the window of a closed barbershop at midnight, counting the passing cars until a streetwalker walked into his young life. (An original 1,450-word short story.)
Stories from the Fall of the Empire
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An excellent book of short stories written from 2000-2011.
From Poets to Protagonists - Short Stories
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Poets to Protagonists: Fiction from the Hudson Valley Poetry Scene Featuring the Poets as Main Characters is a literary collection of short stories that depicts some of New York’s most well-known downstate poets and artists whom the author has had the privilege of reading with at many popular coffee houses, libraries, and cultural centers.
A Bard for Highgrove
By Meic Stephens
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011 by Cambria Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A satirical novel, at once provocative and percipient, but never bland, is partly a critique of the institution of monarchy and partly a satire on the culture and politics of contemporary Wales by Meic Stephens, retired Professor of Literature at Aberystwyth University in Wales and well known cultural figure.
The Imam - A Novel
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,120. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shia Muslim legend has it that Ali, the fourth Caliphate of Islam, began a familial line of Imams, or religious leaders, to perpetuate his vision and uphold his glory. Through history these Imams have been driven into hiding due to dangers posed by enemies of the Shia faith. The twelfth Imam is said to be that final Imam who would return to this earth and restore Shia Islam's unity and glory.
Noble McCloud - A Novel
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,510. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his debut novel, author Harvey Havel brings readers the hapless life of a man and his dream in this work of literary fiction, Noble McCloud, a Novel. With descriptive polish Havel navigates the mind of twenty-seven year old dreamer, Noble McCloud, lost in life and lacking motivation to do anything except the one thing he believes is his means of escape from an abject existence.
Locked Out
By R.M. Haag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the arctic darkness a man demands that Lynn let him inside, but she doesn't dare. Not with the children to protect. If she waits he'll have to leave. A short story by the author of Downland.
Shadow and Substance: My Time with Charlie Chaplin
By Gerry Mandel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hollywood, today and during the 1930's, is the setting for this intriguing tale of an unknown writer, and a world-famous film artist who died over 20 years ago. The project becomes a conflict of loyalties, as the writer finds himself torn between his drive to succeed and his desire to protect Charlie Chaplin. Enter Charlie, now confronting the man whose job it is to discredit his legacy.
The Total Nitwit's Guide to Wasting Two Years
By Yoav Fisher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Becker has arrived in New York with a plan for success: a lucrative internship with a top investment bank, an impressive graduate degree, then the Nobel Prize. When his father falls victim to the Dot Com Bubble, Becker is forced to change plans and delves into the get-rich-quick world of film production, only to discover that the world if film is not like what they show in the movies.
Stories from the Edges - A LongShortStories Collection
By Wayne C. Long
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this 2011 ebook debut collection of Wayne C. Long’s 34 miniature masterpieces, discerning adult short story readers will thrill to a rollicking roller coaster ride of fiction genres: literary, sci-fi, romance, dark humor, fantasy, Native American, and military. Add in cutting-edge stories that aggressively resist straitjacketing and you have the breakout Stories from the Edges.
One for the Road
By Liv James
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Suzanne is a professional photographer who spends more time on assignment than with her children. When her husband, Paul, is killed after he drops her off at the airport, she is forced to make some major changes. She moves to Cobalt Mills where she starts a small vineyard. But not everyone is happy with Suzanne's new life, especially the overbearing owner of the large vineyard up the road.
The Little Wooden Chair -or- The Most Unlikely Hero
By MJ Ware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maggy's grandfather knows he'll be dead by the time she's born. The only gift he can afford is one he makes with his own hands. As he finishes the little wooden chair, he has no idea that his gift will not only be her protector and companion, but it will teach her the meaning of Love. Includes a free bonus story: The Price of Friendship.
El loco de las muñecas
By Empar Fernández
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"El loco de las muñecas" de Empar Fernández parte de un hecho real. En la primavera de 1999 dos hombres aparecieron muertos tras un incendio en una barraca de la ladera de Montjuïc (Barcelona). Uno de ellos -supuestamente heroinómano- aún se encontraba abrazado a una decena de muñecas para protegerlas. Esta noticia es el punto de partida de una hermosa novela coral de amor y deseo.
The Surfer
By Robb Skidmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Walter’s life falls apart when his family dies in a plane crash. He becomes fixated with surfing, and flies to Hawaii in a last ditch effort to overcome despair about life and death. His surfing leads to a near death experience. A vacationing couple then befriends him and takes him on an unexpected adventure. The Surfer explores the cruelty and beauty of nature, and of life itself.
The Power of Persuasion
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is Jane Austen your favourite author? She is Beth Durban's. When a journalist writes disparaging remarks about film adaptations of Austen's novels, Beth retaliates. She writes to the newspaper and receives an unexpected visit from the newspaper's critic, F. William D'Arcy. At first, she is bemused, but after several sightings of the inquisitive journalist, she’s neither pleased nor amused.
Trilogía De Espectros
By Ricardo Gil Otaiza
Price: $4.15 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En Trilogía de Espectros asistimos al encuentro de diversos mundos narrativos que, desde la posibilidad estética del cuento, abordan la realidad en un crescendo sólo verificable a través del cotejo de cada historia y de cada personaje.
Placeres Cotidianos
By Ildiko Nassr
Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El libro "Placeres cotidianos" de la escritora jujeña, Ildiko Nassr, es una verdadera joyita. El trabajo del orfebre domina en él. El contenido nos pone en presencia de una narradora que trabaja la brevedad de la palabra con visión estética. Con este género del microrrelato logra definir, ironizar, remedar situaciones que provocan goce al lector
Aires Del Sur Y Del Este
By Balbina Rivero
Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los cuentos que este libro contiene no son meras historias, llenas de retóricas, inventivas literarias que producen una acertada estética, sino que ofrecen un contenido apoyado en una experiencia vivencial, sólida, que desea transmitir, con pasión, la verdad. Aferrada a la realidad, confiere a sus personajes un vigor excepcional, llenos de amenidad que seducen y convencen.
Quittin' Time
By Peter Crane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s 1985 in Guelph, Ontario at the beginning of Coyote’s adult life. It is a time of transition. The young factory worker spends a late Friday afternoon with several of his friends. The novella Quittin' Time explores the intimacy of friendship and its potential for closeness that also comes with the possibility of betrayal.
The Avatar Syndrome
By Stan I.S. Law
Series: Anne Howell Stories, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Prequel to Headless World—The Vatican Incident. Stan I.S. Law, author of over twenty-five books, is releasing his latest jaunt into the uncharted realms of human potential. "The Avatar Syndrome" follows Anne from childhood, to womanhood; from a troubled, taciturn youth, to a world-renowned violinist; from misunderstood recluse, to messiah of a higher truth and beauty.