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The Taste of Translation by Anne Gambling
Price: Free! Words: 137,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Muslim princess learns to die to self, a Christian translator learns there are other ways to write, and a secular exile from the Bosnian War learns to open to her past in order to embrace the future. Across a shifting landscape spanning Europe and North Africa, and bridging more than six centuries, their pilgrimages to the centre of being tell a single story – of what it means to love.
How They Spend Their Sundays by Courtney McDermott
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.
Im Spiegel der Basilisk by Kurt Mejstrik
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: German. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
-Roman- Auf einer Flugreise erlebt der Ich-Erzähler teils reale,teils imaginäre Abenteuer, wo sich Traumwelten und Realitäten vermischen.Sein Leben wird durch fantastische Szenen und tatsächliche Begegnungen mit bisher Unbekannten dramatisch hinterfragt. Wirklichkeit oder Hirngespinste bringen ihn in schier ausweglose Situationen. Dramatische Lebensphilosophie verpackt n einem spannenden Roman.
No hay buen puerto by Hermann Gil Robles
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: Spanish. Published: September 1, 2013 by Vozed editorial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
«La tendencia de Hermann Gil Robles por lo fantástico es saludable en una Literatura […] en la que el realismo se lleva las palmas. Es notable el ritmo narrativo, el logro de una muy bien trabajada tensión narrativa que posibilita una lectura rápida e intensa, y un equilibrio en el lenguaje que contribuye a ubicar las historias y a sus personajes. Pobre de aquel que no se cuide de sí mismo.»
Historias del Kronen by José Ángel Mañas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2013 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una pandilla de veinteañeros ociosos se zambulle vertiginosamente en el verano madrileño más opresivo y decadente sin saber que su búsqueda de sensaciones cambiará para siempre sus vidas.
Revelations by James Eddy
Series: Diamonds, #9. Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: British English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
It begins at a funeral, where the truth is hidden away inside the pages of a book no one was ever meant to read. But these words were never destined to stay silent. They are words with the power to make some sense of a girl’s life and death and reveal secrets that are terrible and beautiful enough to condemn and redeem both the guilty and the innocent.
"Como humo" by
You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Alternative history
“Como humo”. Una bonita narración de Fernández R. Para todos los públicos. Usted puede leer “Como humo” (un montón de páginas, y creciendo) gratis o pagando. Retrátese, ¡hombre!, no sea usted envidioso. ¡Caramba!
The Interloper by Isaac Adamson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The corporate headquarters of Grimley & Dunballer are thrown into turmoil when a homeless man takes up residence outside one of the conference rooms.
We by Michael Landweber
You set the price! Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After an accident, 40-year-old Ben regains consciousness in the house he grew up in. Ben has become a psychic hitchhiker in the brain of his younger self, 7-year-old Binky, who is not happy to have him there. It is 3 days before a vicious attack on his sister that will scar Ben’s family forever. Even if Ben can get Binky to say the right words, who will believe a boy can foretell the future?
The Miracle at O'Hare's Pub by James Dargan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Galway, Ireland. At the wake of a young boy at O'Hare's pub, in walks Sean. Sean has powers, special powers, and he will use them to entertain the family in mourning. And maybe if they're lucky, a bit more besides. A short story of 3,700 words that blends Irish black humour, satire and fantasy to new heights of absurdity.
Portrait of Love Lost and Found in Ukrainian Cornfield by James Dargan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sasha and his wife, Tatiana, are enjoying a picnic under the hot summer sun. They are in love – or at least that's what Sasha thinks. With her doubts, Tatiana leaves him and walks into the nearby cornfield, where she seeks some answers to the stagnation in her life. This is a 2,300-word short story.
And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips by Julian Darius
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life. In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Letters From Leonard by S.E. Kennedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 213,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When Paul receives a phone call telling him his best friend has committed suicide, he begins reading Leonard's old letters in an effort to find out why. This turns into a journey of discovery as Paul becomes obsessed with tracing his friend's steps over the last days and months of his life. Along the way, he comes face to face with his own demons and self-destructive nature.
The Years by Alexis Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 141,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Told in the forceful language of Derry’s streets, The Years is a roller coaster ride down forty years of the town’s history. Francie, released from jail after a long sentence, is trying to come to terms with the changes peace has brought, as well as dealing with what he did – and didn’t – do on Bloody Sunday.
Between Uncas and Robin by Daniela Forneris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book questions the mystery of death and life. The protagonist is an octogenarian tired of living because he has been hit hard in his affection sphere in the last segment of his life. His personal existencial instance unfolds in a trip back in memories of his youth. Journey is therefore a symbolic element that permeates the text, be it real or spiritual, virtual or fantastic.
Пути Голгофы by Alex Markman
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2013 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Роман Пути Гогофы повествует о том мрачном времени, когда Римской империей правил обезумевший император Тиберий, в Иудее бесчинствовал его ставленник Понтий Пилат, и странствовал по земле Израиля Иисус Христос. В книге автор, основываясь на не-религиозных источниках и исторических фактах, попытался восстановить события того далекого прошлого.
My Night with the President: Based on Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" by Elliott Middleton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larry Quigley tells the story of his own marriage, and that of a woman-taming Aussie, to the President and first lady in this comic novel based on Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." This adaptation is true to the spirit of Shakespeare's work, bringing Shakespeare's characters into the modern world.
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism by Luke Stuart Star
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism is a short book of statements that supranaturalists can assert strongly and publicly.