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Cooking for an Englishman A novel with recipes
Price: Free! Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alex Adon is a prize-winning stage, film and television writer. Each chapter of this novel is triggered by a memory, an adventure, an incident linked with food. . “He gave out the stories like pieces of special cake, making the children hungry for them with the promise: "What I am telling you now you will never find in a book. What I am telling you, I swear by God, is true. It happened to me."
Headless Chicken
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a turbulent flight from Chicago to Augusta, a boy thinks about his mother's death, his father's excessive smoking, and the fate of headless chickens.
Wake-up Call
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Flash fiction. Some days it's harder to get up than others.
The Hawk: Part Six
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this sixth part of the series, set in 1963, while the Snyders receive a great blessing, Eric senses a departure on the horizon. Laurie appreciates Eric’s gift, but learns a shocking truth when Seth remembers a key element from his tour in Korea.
A Beautiful Death
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
High within the hills of Andalusia an old man awoke with the dawn, and there, in the gentle glow of the morning sun, the old man died. A Beautiful Death explores the heart of loss, and the way each of us face mortality.
The Blue Stone Desert
Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Strand Sisters are baaaQ, which is significant but of secondary importance. Triton was also baaaQ, and this time it was personal. That couldn't be right or good.
Dispatch from a Colored Room
Price: Free! Words: 21,710. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pel has a story to tell. There's the girl who grew up destitute, addicted, single mother to a son she can't protect; the father who left the family, then disappeared; the old family friend, angel and demon both; the Dandelion Knight. But why tell it tonight, before a crowded theater in a city under siege? DISPATCH FROM A COLORED ROOM is a companion novella to THE DANDELION KNIGHT.
Eyes Like Marigolds
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A girl holds a gun to her head. She doesn't want to kill herself, but she knows she has to do it. It's for the greater good. It will keep what happened to her from happening to anyone else. It's how she will make a difference.
Poor Man's Autumn: A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The unforgettable story of a poet who disappears. Jack Malley is a struggling graduate student who opens his mailbox one morning to discover a human ear. So begins the quirky and beautifully written mystery of a famous poet and his heartsick protégé. Poor Man’s Autumn is a thrilling ride through love, art, and the complexities of fame.
Mychandra
Price: Free! Words: 39,700. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mychandra follows five days in the life of a man from Wigan, suffering from a modern mental illness.
Zaid: An Urban Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.
A Man of Means - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over dinner in a London restaurant, a man reflects on breaking up with his latest girlfriend. Dear Reader: If you enjoyed this short story, please read my longer works, also available for free on smashwords.
The Pearl Farmer
You set the price! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
A small selection of short fiction
Eyes in the Sky
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An alternative history where the Space Age never happened and less conventional types of espionage and surveillance are being employed...
Cadeira de Balanço
Price: Free! Words: 29,840. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cinco mulheres, historia distintas, mas com algo em comum: Superar os problemas da vida. Cadeira de Balanço nos trás boas reflexões sobre amor, perdão, sonhos, frustrações e muito mais. Deixe-se levar pelos contos de Estela, Ruth, Clara, Silva e Letícia. Você irá se surpreender.
James and Isabel
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story about a young couple hoping to put an uncertain future on hold while taking the summer to travel on bicycles from Edmonton to Canada's west coast. Along the way they go to a music festival where an ephemeral figure warns them about the error in looking for Paradise on Earth. NOTE:This is a PREVIEW EDITION of James and Isabel, currently in its final stage of completion and open to revision
The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 28,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of varied short stories that range from a fictional account of Byron's prisoner of Chillon, a totalitarian allegory set within a factory, a conceptualized description of baseball, a daring robbery caper in an historic Scottish castle, a futuristic advancement of Dante's Comedy, and a whimsical skit in an English club.
Beaver At His Parents' [Episode 3]
Price: Free! Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Every life has a history. Everyone has a home page. Sometimes, to go forward, you have to hit the "back" button. Beaver At His Parents' is a comedy-drama series about Charlie, a lawyer who loses everything and returns to his home town to start over. Episode 3: "Filosofem"
Beaver At His Parents' [Episode 2]
Price: Free! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Every life has a history. Everyone has a home page. Sometimes, to go forward, you have to hit the "back" button. Beaver At His Parents' is a comedy-drama series about Charlie, a lawyer who loses everything and returns to his home town to start over. Episode 2: "After Hours"
Exuberance Is Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 97,140. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Oregon, 1940s: Eve Miller, a young war widow, rebels against the ordinariness of womanhood in the post-war era. Eve is enlightened as she succumbs to the sensual temptation of an adulterous affair. In its aftermath, Eve Miller’s life unravels and leads to unexpected violence and moral isolation.

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