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The Wanderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
After getting out of the Army, Landon Bradley packs up his motorcycle and heads North West in hopes of closing up old battle wounds and maybe even settling down. Not accustomed to staying in one spot for too long, he's not certain that he'll ever find a place that he can truly call home.
Le Fay: a literary fantasy YA short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Crescere Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Morgaine of Cornwall finds her life forfeit if she returns as she is, and so seeks to make a bargain with the Dark Lord of the Sidhe for a choice...a choice beyond her previous grasp of the world. A short story of literary fantasy.
Débrouillard
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story about Kendall, a sailor stuck in Venezuela, who needs to figure out what to do now that the boat's captain has given up sailing and is flying back to the States. Does he find someone to help him sail the boat home or backpack around South America? And what's that third option he's too busy to notice?
Going to Liard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dana wants nothing more than to be a good mother and a loving wife. But one fall morning, not knowing why, she turns her back on everything and everyone she loves. She runs away.
Cause & Effect
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Martin’s existence has centered on his wife, Sophie, for thirteen years. Their tumultuous, explosive relationship ends in adultery and her abrupt death, leaving Martin to pick up the pieces of the life she built for them – and a daughter he barely knows. With the touching insights of his little girl and memories of Sophie to keep him going, Martin navigates the year after her death.
All Things Considered
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
In All Things Considered, we observe Margaret Lovell at crucial stages in her life, beginning at 10 when she imagines that Marilyn Monroe is her real mother. We observe her as a teen when she develops a rebellious, risk-taking nature and we follow her university and drug-use years and, in retirement years, her eventual reconciliation with her life experience.
Lucky Reuben's Seasons in Hell
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 97,930. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A yarn of an Amish reared lad into Vietnam consisting of scenes charming and disarming and a plenitude of silly observations and jokes. Any truths or intelligences are accidental.
Five Points Akropolis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An alternate future? An insecure past? Another present made of dense woodlands and waterways? Or of streets and buildings and crowds? Are its populations living beside one another in a welter of frequencies or wavelengths not generally experienced in Place and Time? What is FIVE POINTS AKROPOLIS? Willie the grave-digger would like to know. But "the girl" who seems somehow responsible isn't saying.
Hunters and Gamblers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ryan Ridge's debut collection of short fiction, published by Dark Sky Books.
Big Town: A Novel of Africville
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the eyes of children in 1963, Big Town explores a the life of a black community struggling with poverty and illiteracy. “Africville” was considered to be a modern-day ghetto. But it was a home to almost 400 people for over 150 years. To this day, its demise haunts Canada as a notorious cases of government sanctioned racial discrimination. This is its story, told from the inside.
Saving the World
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.
Goodbye, Philip Roth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Pleasure Boat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Goodbye, Philip Roth is a strange novella that challenges the reader and won't let up: What is going on? Who is this "Martin Smith" (a fictional character easily confused with the author) who is so obsessed with how America's great author, Philip Roth, is slowly and so very cleverly humiliating him, destroying his career? Is the narrator completely mad, or is there a basis for his paranoia?
Poseidon's Priest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Karoline Henders. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Some lost souls find comfort in the unlikeliest of places. So does a man you can see sitting at the subway station, surrounded by candles. Come closer, and listen to his story!
Low Road to Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Car accidents, marital troubles and mildly dark humour - natural bedfellows? After a debilitating car accident, Joe develops an obsession with establishing who is responsible for his injuries. Exactly who should be made accountable when it's not clear who is at fault? A self-absorbed, neurotic ride inside the mind of an average husband and father, full of comic turns and insightful reflection.
A Question of Faith
You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, a Baptist pastor on the Gulf coast of Alabama, loses his faith. He set out to discredit atheist literature but instead he sees that he can't argue against any of it. It changes his life and that is when the crisis occurs. My statement against religious fanaticism of any kind opens on the Sunday after the change.
Gentleman Carmelo
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
"Thus passed through the world that neglected hero, that very dear friend of our childhood: Gentleman Carmelo, the foremost of warriors, and the final descendant of those pure-blooded and noble gamecocks, whose unanimous prestige was, for years, the pride of the entire green and fertile Caucato Valley."
Erstwhile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Richard and Susan Styles move to a secluded beach town in Florida filled with hope that they'll be able to eliminate the distractions inherent in hectic city life, and focus on the love they share unconditionally. Branded as outsiders by the locals they become even more isolated. A rift divides the two and each examine their pasts hoping to clear the way for a bright future.
Tiger, Tiger: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love, friendship, heartbreak and tigers. When two teenage boys in the Netherlands find themselves promoted from roustabout to apprentice tiger trainers the possibilities are immense, but also treacherous. And as they become men the friends discover that the biggest danger is not the tigers.
Tess and All Kinds
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tess lives with Grandma Wilma now. Grandma manages a storage facility, and Tess watches people come and go. She places them in categories, and for a seven-year old she has some insightful thoughts.
Dante's "Inferno": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Educational
This is a retelling of Dante's "Inferno" in novel form. Dante the Pilgrim travels through all the circles of Hell, including Limbo. His guide is Virgil, the author of the Roman epic poem the "Aeneid." After seeing Lucifer in the lowest part of Hell, Dante climbs to the Mountain of Purgatory. The rest of Dante's adventures are told in "Purgatory" and "Paradise."