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Le détour
By Jacques Rioux
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un couple regagne en voiture le domicile conjugal. L'homme essaye péniblement de dire à sa femme... qu'il veut la quitter! Timoré, incapable d'affronter son épouse, il tourne en rond... comme la voiture engagée dans un détour de la route qu'il n'avait pas prévu.
Date
By Jessica Gold
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
George, a 30 years old handsome bachelor from Portland, OR, has been feeling lonely in his apartment. He's been escaping from the emptiness of his heart to the colorful gardens of impressionist art. When he saw Angela, he couldn't believe his eyes; she was like an apparition coming from his own fantasy world.
Cormorant Bay
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine.
Of Shipwrecks and Stars
By James Tyler
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A captain and his crew face one last storm before coming home.
Not My Thing - A Short Story
By E.D. Martin
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When The Dancing Freemasons embark on their first major tour, Jeff’s dreams of being a rock star have come true – until he can no longer connect with the music. One night after a show, he meets a woman who might be the one to get the music flowing again, but is the cost worth it? (From the author of the women's fiction novel "The Lone Wolf.")
Always
By Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written in the second person point of view, 'Always' is a creepy, contemporary answer to Nikos Kavvadias' 'A Knife'. It is you who finds the cursed knife, but, unlike the protagonist in Kavvadias' poem, no one is there to warn you about taking it home. At only 1300 words, 'Always' is an easy read for the time-poor.
וישתוק הים
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Hebrew. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
עלילת הנובלה מתרחשת בצילה של מלחמת ההתשה (1970)בין ישראל למצרים, אך אינה סיפור היסטורי. חברו של כותב הספר טבע בים – יחד עם חבר נוסף, בעת שחש להצילו ממערבולת. התקופה היא תחילת פריחתו ובשׂורתו של המיחשוב הדיגיטלי בעולם ובארץ. המחבר –שהעדיף לעסוק בעבודת תכנות וטכנולוגיה- על פני עבודת עריכה וכתיבה ספרותית-עיתונאית, שבהן הצטיין בימי בית הספר התיכון, משחזר את חברותו עם חברו גדעון(ג'דע) שניספּה בים.
A. Candle's Light
By A.S. Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man sitting at home babysitting a little kid who is home sick.
Santos
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
(5.00 from 1 review)
Santos had some sort of memory problem. He couldn’t retain any information other than his own name. But he sometimes struggled with that as well.
Suicide Song
By Wanda Hartzenberg
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Demitri LeBlanc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A third-year law student struggles to ensure his death is as existential as he can make it but the Womburu won't let him. His parting marked with a song leaves tragedy in its wake. Maybe he knew something none of us do.
An End
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The last survivors of the Community fight to live and die in authenticity and love while Others thrive: an account of an end of our species. An End, a short story, was first published by Mixer Publishing.
The Lyrical Life
By Chris Ackerman
Price: Free! Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of carefree lyrics written for the light of heart. The songs are dramatic in nature and in no way reflect the author's philosophic perspective or personal experience. Those who interpret a single line of this Poem literally will be hunted down (like the beast they are), and then shot.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
By Kevin B Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
What Never Happened: An Observation
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
Mandela's Reach
By Chelo Diaz-Ludden
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Six interwoven flash fictions that take place in South Africa's townships and capture a moment when Mandela changed all six lives.
Rise, then Descend
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
1 Day
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A single mother teaches high school literature, parents her young son, and fights through a day. 1 Day, a novelette, was first published by the literary journal Prick of the Spindle.
Sketches of Ron Gosip and Others
By Kip Larcen
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This thought provoking collection of flash fiction by one author includes twenty-five short stories.
Журналюги
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 48,020. Language: Russian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Сергей Аман почти сорок лет в журналистике. Из них более десяти он отработал в одном из самых популярных периодических изданий Москвы. Многие события, происходившие на его глазах, и легли в основу романа "Журналюги". Однако действительные события переплелись в романе с самым откровенным, почти фарсовым, вымыслом. Тем более что это скорее не "профессиональный" роман, а любовная история...
Finding the Unseen
By Taj63622
Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An inspiring narrative to the social and political uprising of the new Bangladesh.