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Babysitting Socrates by Carl Damhesel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
Japanese Maple/We Might Just Save This Night Yet - 2Shot by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh
The Slave Boy by Rita Michaels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twelve-year-old Boma’s life takes another turn the day he prepares for his village land-cleansing festival. He is silently kidnapped, bound and spirited away from the shores of southeastern Nigeria to the Caribbean Island as a slave.
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
There Is No Other You by James Reid Harrison
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Austin works for a funeral home, transporting the newly departed, much to the chagrin of his long-suffering girlfriend. When one of the bodies goes missing, he finds himself drawn into a sinister mystery that ultimately touches on larger issues of love, loss and mortality. Readers who like suspense, dark humor, and emotionally-moving narratives should enjoy this fast paced, quick read.
The Drink by M.D. Pitman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Andrew Frery is a recovering alcoholic and a politician at the end of his career. He's moving out of his county commission office when he gets a visit from an unexpected visitor delivering devastating news. But an opportune encounter the day before may save Andrew.
A Necessary Fantasy (A Short Story) by Rachelle Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When she was eighteen years old, Rebecca Castille moved to California. A year later, she became Honey Halliwell, an adult film actress. Now, after a short but productive career in the porn industry, Honey wants to go legit. But her Hollywood dream soon becomes her own personal hell, and she learns that her present may be darker than her past.
At the Diner by Neil Plakcy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A young man attempts to reconnect with his estranged father over meals at a small-town diner. Can a love of food overcome the pain of a dad and son pulled apart?
MAN ĐẢO - Trương Thái Du - Tập truyện ngắn by Trương Thái Du
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 28 short stories by Trương Thái Du. "Cùng với nhiều truyện ngắn đặc sắc khác trong tập truyện CON RỒNG CHỮ (Hòm thư ảo mị, Vàng ảnh vàng anh, v.v.), tác giả đã khẳng định rõ chỗ đứng của mình trên văn đàn như một cây viết truyện ngắn tài năng, đa dạng, và giàu óc tưởng tượng." Cố nhà văn Văn Ngọc
Something That's True by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A lonesome mechanic searches the dingy velvet of his small-town strip club for answers and for Something That's True. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Hosho McCreesh.
MAYBE I OUGHT TO SIT QUIETLY IN A DARK ROOM FOR A WHILE by paul beckman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 49 Flash and Micro-Fiction stories that deal with relationships that at first may seem off kilter but on reflection seem more like you're eavesdropping on private lives of friends, spouses and people in the next restaurant booth. You'll want to share these stories with those close to you but, and there's always a but, be careful who you choose.
The Scarlet Letter - Regendered by L.E. Smart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic novel of morality, sin, and social stigma, completely rewritten with all the characters regendered. Now read about Heston Prynne as he deals with the consequences of his infidelity and being excluded from his puritanical society. Heston Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet ‘A’ prominently on his chest, a sign to everyone of the adultery he’s committed. While he raises
Clara by Hans M Hirschi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is a short story about Clara—best be described as “a Clara”—who one day discovers a tall, elegantly dressed, and thus completely misplaced mystery woman in the local cemetery, standing over a grave that is never visited by anyone. Clara knows because the son of the couple buried there was Clara’s best and only friend in childhood. Will curiosity get the better of Clara that day?
The Night Friends by Jeff Tompkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Inspired by a real-life crime that shocked New York City in the late 1990s, "The Night Friends" unfolds in the shadowy netherworld of Central Park after dark. After a chance encounter, a lonely, troubled man becomes friendly with three misfit teenagers who see the park as their refuge—until a series of fraught misunderstandings leads to a nightmarish final scene of hallucinatory intensity.
Don’t Take My Sunshine Away: A Collection of Short Stories by Gisele T. Siegmund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is a collection of five short stories. The first story illustrates the struggle of a young girl living in the dark, the second story depicts a young girl’s experience of trying to make sense of both life and death, the third story is about self-realization, the fourth story denotes a young funeral director, and the fifth story is about finding love even though it may seem too late.
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy by G. D. Spilsbury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.
Expectations: The Transformation of Miss Anne de Bourgh (Pride and Prejudice Continued), Volume 2 by Melinda Wellesley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three years after Fitzwilliam Darcy married Elizabeth Bennet, a failing Anne de Bourgh takes advantage of peace between England and France to spend a warm winter in Naples. Accompanied by a mysterious gentleman and a doting doctor with secrets of his own, Anne flees a new war and commences a voyage home that will change forever the life of one of literature’s most famous third wheels. Vol. 2 of 3.
Hail Mary: A Short Story by Amanda Linehan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.