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The Recent 86 Tram Disaster as Outlined in a Series of Ten Character Studies
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What caused the recent explosion on the 86 tram? Who were the people who witnessed the event? And how does the omniscient viewpoint of a narrator affect the lives of those characters it describes? A short story about intersecting lives and the expectations of narrative.
I Cannot Protect Her, Ever Again
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is not a happy, feel-good message of American solidarity. This is a deeply thought out, painful journey through an author's mind and heart. We write stories that are meant to frighten people... when the Twin Towers fell, when 9/11 became a "thing" and not just another day on the calendar, all of those make-believe monsters lost their steam.
The Stop Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Early one morning, a driver, an empty street and a stop light. A short short story.
sPARKLE & bLINK 2.8
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
sPARKLE & bLINK is published in conjunction with the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, which takes place in San Francisco and is hosted by Evan Karp. This is the eighth issue of volume 2, as performed on September 5 2011 at The Conservatory of Flowers [the second installment of The Greenhouse Effect]. For more information: http://wp.me/p1tiGa-vD.
Hieronymus Bosch's American Landscape
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bethany Glaspell approached the first-ever meeting with Great-uncle Vern, a man who returned from the jungles of Vietnam with a Hmong bride and warped personality, much as a cat burglar might plan his next heist, telling no one, neither friend nor family, her intentions.
Dark That Day, After All
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Excerpted from the anthology NIGHTS GONE BY by #1 Kindle Suspense author Jason McIntyre. On this day, elderly Jarvis Schloss unburdens his soul to another elderly park dweller as they sit on his favorite park bench. In the tradition of Rod Serling, this eerie tale begins as the two each reflect on the primes of their lives and uncover something even darker than the sky overhead.
The Immigrant and the Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two fictionalized tales of a Vietnamese immigrant struggling for freedom.
Harmless
Price: Free! Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Gravity REVOLTS against mankind! A CHICKEN comes home to roost... with a VENGEANCE! Ahab haunts the HIGH seas of MODERNITY! Discover the HORRORS of ACTUARIAL SCIENCE and the tattered SHREDS of ancient SECRETS! Thrill to the ghosts, mad cows and coffee fueled HALLUCINATIONS!
The Broken Triangle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"I desire a lot of women, almost all of them, really. It’s my way of hating them, because they give me reason to. They won’t have anything to do with me."
The Artistic Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
Interview with the Bard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young writer faces a challenging interview subject and finds much more than she had expected.
Three and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories from award-winning author Kathleen Jones, whose biographies have been published by Penguin, Constable, Time Warner, Virago and Bloomsbury. Her fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and been broadcast on radio networks in Britain, Holland, Spain and Germany. She also writes poetry, published by Templar Poetry UK. Kathleen divides her time between England and Italy.
Auto-De-Fe
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two young friends are united by a crappy old car, dead-end summer jobs, and the endless desire to escape from tedium into the big wide world. One breaks free and gets the girl; the other gets an empty garage and a valuable lesson. Short story: humor, coming of age, around 8200 words.
Baltimore Stories: Volume Two
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mini-collection of short stories by Nik Korpon, author of Stay God, Old Ghosts and By the Nails of the Warpriest. Some are noir, some are literary, all take place in Baltimore.
A Terrorist
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
It was like it had happened yesterday because everything is so fresh in mind. He had tried to persuade himself many times that past could not be altered but he was actually not ready to listen to the voice of his heart. He remembered everything.
The Ulu Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The family goes on a fabulous Alaskan cruise. But far from being interested in seaplane tours, jumping whales, and seals basking on ice floes bathed in the glow of sunset, Grandmum has one thought -- and one though only: finding and purchasing a ulu. What exactly is a ‘ulu’ and why does Grandmum want one so badly?
roulettetown
Price: Free! Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novella by Sarah D'Stair: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Hand to Bone
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
a novella by Sarah D'Stair: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Dirty Old Town
Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of short fiction by Nigel Bird: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Cienfuegos
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
a collection of micro-fiction by Chris Deal: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com