Fiction » Literature » Literary

Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short piece taken from the book, Hope, Depression, Love & Fractured Hearts: A Collection of Short Stories and other Pieces of Writing. Something in his past comes back to him.
God of Darkness
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Rahu, God of Darkness, has unraveled the safety nets in the City of Angels. Even the rich are in a free-fall state when the Thai economic boom goes bust in 1997. A young American, Hurley Ransom Conover, follows his Thai girlfriend to her homeland and finds himself at the center of her family’s turmoil. Hurley trips along the edges of Bangkok days and nights giving...
Romance
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hung-up Las Vegas local falls in with a spring-breaking sorority girl from Louisiana State in ROMANCE. Literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Morning Ghost
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In a small town in New England, Abbey returns home to confront the skeletons of her past life. Her relationships and her memories, as well as the Native American mythology of her home, mingle together like shards in a blender as she tries to make sense of her life and her future.
Men Cry Alone
Price: $1.61 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alfred, Tom and Gordon are strangers, yet they share a terrible secret ... they are being abused by their wives. This controversial novel examines through its fictitious characters many aspects of domestic violence, including abuse against women by men and the abuse that can occur because one partner has dementia.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.
НеСказки о людях, случившихся на моем пути
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 15, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Двадцать шесть НеСказок: грустных и веселых, задумчивых и легкомысленных, чудесных и простых – разных. О людях, встреченных мельком в киевских кафе или парках и о тех, кто был в них придуман; о незнакомых и несуществующих городах; о любви и смерти; о сбывшихся мечтах и о бесконечной возможности чудес под названием «жизнь».
Webster
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Western
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.
Праздник Вырождения
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: Russian. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Фантасмагорический роман рассказывает о парадоксах художественного искусства в свете актуальных событий современности и шокирующих фактов истории. На его страницах читателю предстоит встретиться с доктором Менгелем и двойниками Уродов Тода Броунинга, творцами Голливуда и русскими авангардистами, адептами тоталитарного искусства и последователями скандальной группы Pussy Riot.
Skirts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Skirts is a novel about three highly intelligent young women in New York City, coming of age in the early 1960s, when the drug culture is just taking hold. A kind of “Sex in the City” for the early 1960s.
Off With the King's Head (A Yank's First Foray Into a London Pub)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Yank braves the daunting atmosphere of a neighborhood north London pub, with fascinating results.
Ready Reference Treatise: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 23 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 44. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader. The present book introduces the author in details, provides analysis of the characters and themes, and includes the complete summary.
Riding Double
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forced to move and dreading puberty, a 13-year-old girl clings to childhood through her younger sister. Published in the Bellingham Review, 1990.
Without You
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Everywhere there is water. Nearly all these stories explore basic human characteristics - poverty, puberty, loss, hope, aging, dementia, racism, gender identity, mischievousness, love - with the ocean or a river or a pond or a beach as background. You won't like all the characters, but you'll love some, tolerate a few, and be intrigued by all.
The Purpose of Gravity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated writer feeling trapped in her marriage receives a coming-out letter from her closest girlfriend in college. Winner of the 1992 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, published in Nimrod.
Spot the Sweetie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two fine arts students deconstructing the notion of romantic love find their own friendship devolving toward an inevitably cliché attraction. Winner of the University of Washington's Milliman Award, published in Short Fiction by Women, 1993.
White Cedar Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young editor, thrilled to have secured his dream job with a prestigious small publisher in New York, watches in horror as the firm abandons its standards and begins printing all the lurid novels it can find. Hester Prynne re-imagined as an ax-wielding vigilante? The editor has to decide whether to quit, rebel, or surrender.
Writing Under the Influence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary shorts and poems related to the writing profession and obsession
This Will Kill You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jason Cassidy, Iraq war vet, works for the Forest Service on the Klamath River, wants to write books or go back to war. He can’t figure it out. He starts off writing an action/thriller, but life takes matters out of his hands. His girlfriend reveals she’s pregnant, he suspects it’s no accident. When called to fight a fire in the Trinity Alps, he and his crew face death in harrowing circumstance.