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Manovratti Aur Lanchan (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: Hindi. Published: July 3, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
मनोवृत्ति एक सुंदर युवती, प्रात:काल, गाँधी-पार्क में बिल्लौर के बेंच पर गहरी नींद में सोयी पायी जाय, यह चौंका देनेवाली बात है। सुंदरियाँ पार्कों में हवा खाने आती हैं, हँसती हैं, दौड़ती हैं, फूल-पौधों से खेलती हैं, किसी का इधर ध्यान नहीं जाता; लेकिन कोई युवती रविश के किनारे वाले बेंच पर बेखबर सोये, यह बिलकुल गैर मामूली बात है, अपनी ओर बल-पूर्वक आकर्षित करने वाली। रविश पर कितने आदमी चहलकदमी कर रहे
Speaking of Angels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A lonely afternoon stroll brings on many things. Remembrance. Decay. Memory slipped loose. And—in the case of a graveyard—mortality. A story which examines our lives, and those of the departed. Speaking of Angels: A Short Story.
Anupama Ka Prem (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: Hindi. Published: June 27, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
ग्यारह वर्ष की आयु से ही अनुपमा उपन्यास पढ़-पढ़कर मष्तिष्क को एकदम बिगाड़ बैठी थी। वह समझती थी, मनुष्य के हृदय में जितना प्रेम, जितनी माधुरी, जितनी शोभा, जितना सौंदर्य, जितनी तृष्णा है, सब छान-बीनकर, साफ कर उसने अपने मष्तिष्क के भीतर जमा कर रखी है। मनुष्य- स्वभाव, मनुष्य-चरित्र, उसका नख दर्पण हो गया है। संसार में उसके लिए सीखने योग्य वस्तु और कोई नही है, सबकुछ जान चुकी है, सब कुछ सीख चुकी है।
Aahuti (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: Hindi. Published: June 27, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
आनन्द ने गद्देदार कुर्सी पर बैठकर सिगार जलाते हुए कहा-आज विशम्भर ने कैसी हिमाकत की! इम्तहान करीब है और आप आज वालण्टियर बन बैठे। कहीं पकड़ गये, तो इम्तहान से हाथ धोएँगे। मेरा तो खयाल है कि वजीफ़ा भी बन्द हो जाएगा। सामने दूसरे बेंच पर रूपमणि बैठी एक अखबार पढ़ रही थी। उसकी आँखें अखबार की तरफ थीं; पर कान आनन्द की तरफ लगे हुए थे। बोली-यह तो बुरा हुआ। तुमने समझाया नहीं?
11 Vars Ka Samay (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: Hindi. Published: June 27, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
दिन-भर बैठे-बैठे मेरे सिर में पीड़ा उत्‍पन्‍न हुई : मैं अपने स्‍थान से उठा और अपने एक नए एकांतवासी मित्र के यहाँ मैंने जाना विचारा। जाकर मैंने देखा तो वे ध्‍यान-मग्‍न सिर नीचा किए हुए कुछ सोच रहे थे। मुझे देखकर कुछ आश्‍चर्य नहीं हुआ; क्‍योंकि यह कोई नई बात नहीं थी। उन्‍हें थोड़े ही दिन पूरब से इस देश मे आए हुआ है। नगर में उनसे मेरे सिवा और किसी से विशेष जान-पहिचान नहीं है;
Maurice, le chat perdu
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cats! Murder! Madness! This experimental piece of ‘found fiction’ is a mash-up of 26 works by other authors, from Alden to Zola.
I'd Never Been Shot for Real Before
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I’d Never Been Shot for Real Before takes readers through a post-9/11 world of sex clubs, bankruptcy cubicle farms and guns that definitely go off. This blackly comic short story will be a favourite for fans of Please, Peter Darbyshire’s award-winning and critically acclaimed first book.
Saturday Haircuts, Tuesday Funeral
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Daniel Tompkins remembers scenes of the weekend after his mother died when he was 13 years old.
Four Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The first short story collection from Matthew Wayne Selznick focuses on revelations of clarity and epiphanies of character in the face of emotional challenges. Also included are brief essays exploring the formative experiences and memories that inspired each short story, making this collection Matthew Wayne Selznick's most personal creative work to date.
One Small Step
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nyalou Templeton serves on the council for Tranquility Base to give some meaning to her life. Liz Borra, on the other hand, wants to control council. So when meek little Nyalou stands up to Liz over the preservation of the Arrival Monument and its footprint, Liz figures she can intimidate the council like she always does. But Liz might have underestimated Nyalou.
Fast Cars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The four musketeers plus one they call themselves: Johnny, Craig, Dale, Rennie and Carren. They want to make something of themselves, do great things after high school. So, they devise an experiment to guarantee their lives will amount to something. And that experiment changes their futures—but not in the ways any of them expects.
Refuge: A Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.
Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes a short journey can cover many years. The chance reading of a newspaper article during a short train journey prompts the surfacing of painful memories for an unnamed commuter. From the vantage point of the present, Journey provides a succinct and yet fleeting narrative concerning memory and grief as it seeps back from the past casting long shadows on the extant.
A Different Kind of Beauty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Fiction Lake. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Since Lindsey was a child, she had been sure of one thing: Jesse was The One. Even though he proved her wrong at eighteen, breaking her heart, he is the one person she has never been able to let go. Years later, Jesse has succumbed to sickness and addiction, but still, Lindsey is bound to him. She watches, hopeless, as the love of her life tumbles in a downward spiral, desperate to understand why.
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
These 11 stories deal with author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born sons to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except his son Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
The Ship
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story that aims to be odd
Eating It Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
Back in Touch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Are some best off left behind? Are others worth bringing back? And, can things really turn out the same? Or will the same mistakes reappear? A story which explores separation, and growth. Back in Touch: A Short Story.
The Giant's Face, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Only when you’re young and small do you fully understand the bigness of things. Originally published in Boulevard Magazine, “The Giant’s Face" is a 1,300-word short story by M. Allen Cunningham, author of the novel The Green Age of Asher Witherow, the novel Lost Son, and the illustrated limited-edition story collection Date of Disappearance.
Trial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man stands trial for brutally killing a 12-year-old girl. But does a trial bring actual justice? And what can a father do to deal with the horror? A heart-wrenching story about those left behind to cope with the aftermath.