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The Birthday
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
A Tale of Romance
Series: All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 4 · Sex and Relationship Fiction, Book 4 · Are You a Mouse or a Man? People with Problems., Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Tale of Romance is a traditional story of romance, yet a new take on the Troubadours. Really, it is boy meets girl, but with one or two twists. A wonderful love story. And one that might have a happy ending. The reader will see if they do live happily ever after or they don’t. They might.
Tidewater Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two homeless teenagers carve out a thin existence on a New England beach, preying on the tourist life around them as it preys on them. This literary "slice-of-life" short story is gritty and dark.
How Nadine and Libby Escaped Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A precocious child plays dance lesson in the back of an old trailer. Her mother watches from within. In the midst of the bittersweet scene, their lives are about to change forever, and whatever else may happen the image of an innocent child softly singing will haunt you...
Literary Lunes Magazine, March/April 2012 Issue
Price: Free! Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the latest edition of Literary Lunes Magazine! I apologize for the delay, for I was having some technical difficulties on my end. In this issue, we are featuring an exclusive interview with NY Times Best Selling author, Kristin Cast of the House of Night Series. In addition, we have many other interviews, short stories, poetry, helpful literary articles
A Chinese Bar Mitzvah
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harry Chen is persona non grata at the Goldberg's Bar Mitzvah ceremony. Problem is, Ida, the family matriarch won't attend without the Chinaman.
Communion Is a Kiss: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Religious
Dr. Dante Petrocchi-Bianchi spends his days treating Alzheimer’s patients and studying God, but he whiles away his nights in Roman nightclubs, picking up different beautiful women. When he discovers that one of his conquests is his big game hunter boss’s new trophy wife, Dante’s wild lifestyle becomes dangerous. Will his treacherous games end in his murder, or can he stop playing sexual roulette?
The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Odd Socks: Go To Sleepy Little Baby
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Go to Sleepy Little Baby is the second short story in the Odd Socks series of “ePamphlets.” Lilah is what some would generously call, “unbalanced.” She’s reliant on routine and little orange pills to maintain control. Compliance is mandatory and the scales slip precariously when life’s reality interrupts.
Doshvuja (Short story)
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: Bengali. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Story Book, copyleft, has 10 story within 5 experimental new form of story, writing Bengali, published 2012
Kro
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
No one knows who the Night Walk Men really are. They are unseen, unknown. "Kro" is an all-new story straight from the timeline of the forthcoming novel, "The Devil's Right Hand" and introduces a character sure to become a favourite within the Night Walk Men universe.
Growing Up Is Still Hard To Do
Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's it like to live in perpetual fear that everything you do will harm yourself or those you love? That's the question those who struggle with OCD face every day. This is the story of someone so overwhelmed by the trappings of his mind that he starts down the path of suicide, the ultimate sin. But in attempting to take his own life something strange happens: He learns maybe he's worth saving.
AffectionAires
Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Her King of Coney Island is about to lose his throne/ To Princess Smart, whose royal art/ Is causing Prince to moan./ A bird addict cannot predict who might fall from the sky,/ A rich princess or feathered mess might coo-coo by. And bye.// Free for now, not for long, save a dollar, sing a song.
Leo Rache.
Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tracing a year in the life of Leo Rache, an aimless shoplifter-turned-poet, and drawn heavily from author Pablo D'Stair's personal experiences, this novella is a blunt, intimate investigation of the minutia that birth one individual's desire to create.
A Quiet and Peaceful Place
Price: Free! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Through the course of a day Freddie Jacobson relives a number of scenes from his life. Alone with his dog in the mountain cabin where he spent the now departing winter and where he embraces the rapidly unfolding spring, he finds himself shifting between his place in the present and the worlds of remembrance.
After the Great Muskie Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
A Communion of Water and Blood
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A follow-up collection of poems continuing upon themes dealt with in "Before Dark, and After"--but concentrating more on the element of water than fire.
Bewitching Earth
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Love for the world, and its many beautiful niches, heals a young girl's heartache after a short affair with an older man.
The Pale Thane
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pale young man, looking twice his age, manages a vast complex of apartments. The residents despise him for his apparent weakness. What they don't know might lead them to see him differently if it were not for the legacy of his father.
Before Dark, and After
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Poems that explore the interstice between light and dark, day and night, perhaps even good and evil.