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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 Guides: 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
The Seducer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this short tale by the German playwright Frank Wedekind, the narrator recounts the travails he goes through in an attempt to seduce a lovely young cousin. Translated by Juan LePuen.
A Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cavalry captain von Hecht is stationed in the small provincial town of M. His relationship with the lovely young wife of a fat merchant by the name of Starke provides him his only distraction. But von Hecht is already thirty-six, he has gotten over the romantic notions of his youth, and in his relationship with his mistress there is real passion, dangerous passion, on only one side.
Purchasing Power
You set the price! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Flash fiction about a future that could come terribly true. A story from my collection of short stories, PRESSED LEAVES.
Martin's Pond
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.10 from 10 reviews)
For years Martin has biked into the coastal hills to bask in solitude beside a remote pond. When a strange woman begins to visit 'his' refuge, Martin tries to scare her away ... but takes matters a step too far.
Curtain Cape
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
2009 3rd Place Winner, John Marsden Young Writer’s Award. This is a tale of two troubled youths as they travel the road equipped with nothing but some food, a gun and a bag of bullets. Delirious, wild and sometimes frightening, Curtain Cape puts you right alongside misguided Victor and his reluctant brother as they journey through a broken world of petty crime, dreamy wolves and stolen cars.
A Cure for All Known Diseases
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short literary fiction: Set in the 1933 Philippines: a woman yearns for something more from life while her doctor husband longs to make the world a safer, tidier place.
La Carta Dialéctica
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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