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The Slave of the Al-Hamra
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of revenge in the shadow of the Alhambra palace, in the nasrite Granada in the 14th century, about Ibn Zamrak, vizier, poet and conspirator whose poetry and ambition know no limits.
Going Dutch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Going Dutch is a chapbook of poems compiled from a trip to Germany in 2005 by Iraq War veteran and his wife Allen Taylor.
The Gift of Silence
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Today Mr Polidorou does not complain of the heat and the sunbathing crowds of the Greek beach resort where he suffers the annual seaside holiday. All is quiet under the parasol, all is forgiven.
The Stadium
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
After weeks of waiting, Dan is finally able to be in the live audience of his favorite show. It should be a normal episode, yet as Dan watches the contestants he notices one girl in particular. Dan becomes convinced that the show plans to kill her. Yet what can he do from way up in the stands and who would listen to him if he did? Also includes a sample of The White Lilac, a YA dystopian novel.
Shrunk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
For a time in their dating-wars romance, she seemed too good to be true—bright, witty, gorgeous and erotic. Finally when it became clear that she was real—and adored him—there was just this one little problem.
Fixed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
His thumbs, his fingernails—his life, for Chrissake—everything was riding on the outcome of his son’s last Little League game. But in a fractured moral universe, Dad was holding the wrong end of the stick.
A Round with J.C.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It was only a temporary job the summer before graduate school, but when the young fellow clerking at a public course hooked up with an old black caddie, their match became one of the most unusual rounds in the colorful history of golf.
The Visit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Every week on Friday Martha Parker came to clean Leda Palmieri’s Grosse Pointe home. But this Friday was different. Mrs. Palmieri did not want to do this but knew she must. After all, that narrow slice of life they shared turned on the color of help.
The Jungle Plant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Jessica, this tale’s eccentric teller: “Only once in a great while, like maybe every couple years, it would decide to make a flower, a blue and yellow thing I admit was kind of pretty. But you never knew when it was going to happen, and most of the time it didn’t, and most of the time that plant was just plain ugly. Anyway that stupid thing was what Winnie spent half her life worrying about.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Call of the Wild
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 12 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 33. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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.
Pedro
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story by White Feather about an artist who after 33 years starts questioning his life and how he has lived it.
Happy Slumbers
Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
The Scoop
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
At a press event for a successful rockstar, the past begins to intrude upon the present.
The Egg-Shaped Room
Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Egg-Shaped Room :oR: Blood on Mouth and Mourning Dress, part of the Floating Body series, is about the three Tone siblings whose faces force people to forget them: Eudaemonia, a professional mourner; Oa, a professional killer; and Missy, who uses cosmetic means to force people to remember her. Their reunion becomes dangerous when Missy's fiancé invites them to test out his new invention.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Wind Tunnel
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sad and depressing Chicago ER has worn down Dr. Michael Sheehan. He wants more. He wants to make a difference. He wants to give back. And what goes around comes around. ~~~~~ Doctors Without Borders has just the spot for Doc Sheehan, and Pablo is glad Doc came. The local historian and storyteller believes in paying it forward, even if no one can understand quite how he pulled it off.
The Evaporation of Hands
You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poetry and prose. No specific theme. A lot of yata yata and plenty of la-de-da.
Power Failure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
When visiting her dementing grandmother, a young woman is confronted with the finiteness of life.
Stroomstoring
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: Dutch. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bij een bezoek aan haar dementerende grootmoeder wordt een jonge vrouw geconfronteerd met de fataliteit van het leven. Waar zult u spijt van hebben als het einde nadert?
Waltz of Love: Poems New and Selected
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Waltz of Love is a pristine ode to love in the lap of the Himalayas.The poetry that you will read in this book is born in the palpitating moral fiber of a heart that bleeds love. Intrepid is the reader who dares to board in the literary fl