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Complete Child
By Sharon Creal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
De werkster
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een werkster vindt overal briefjes met eigenaardige verzoeken...
Lucid Dreaming - March 2014
By Darryl Wood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The March issue includes, "The Green Room,” where a group of actors rebel during a performance and “An Octopus Swimming the Worst Ocean,” where a man remembers what it is truly important to him.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
By Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
The Cleaning Lady
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cleaning lady keeps finding notes with peculiar requests...
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1
By Chris James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A new kind of fan fiction. Five original short stories based on characters which feature in songs by the rock band Genesis.
A Short Stay in Hell
By Steven L. Peck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he'll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never heard of into a Hell whose dimensions he can barely grasp: a vast library he can only escape from by finding the book that contains the story of his life.
The Artistic Life
By Mark SaFranko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
Still Air
By Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Easton's bringing his new son and girlfriend halfway around the world to meet his father and his father's new girlfriend. Naturally Ben's half-crazed mother is going to crash the party. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Fog".
Eve (Adam's Memoir)
By Ken Kaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rejecting Milton's theological vision of Paradise Lost, Ken Kaye takes only one Biblical assertion literally: that Adam lived 930 years. A lot can happen in forty generations or so..
Honduras
By Joseph Ridgwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
The Boy Who Waged War
By Brian Dinan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Teenager Brendan Brody believes himself and his siblings to be incarcerated in a prisoner of war camp called Stalag 17. His grandfather, a veteran of the Somme, is a menacing presence in their bedroom 'cell'. Brendan devises the most fantastic and highly amusing adventures to escape from Stalag 17 and the tyranny rained down on the family by his grandfather's cruel war-induced behaviour.
Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories
By Jeremy Perry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Contained within are ten stories that feature a cast of emotionally charged characters who deal with the difficulties of life the only way they themselves know how. Some of these tales are honed with a psychological edge and sprinkled with a dash of dark humor, while others cross over into the realms of tragedy, coming of age, and the paranormal.
John Doe Versus Death
By Michael Philip Kashgarian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A chef named Doe avoids wartime service when he’s mysteriously assigned as a cook for condemned men at an isolated prison. While he escapes what he thought would be certain death as a soldier, he can’t elude reminders of his mortality. Fear follows him home, forcing him to question man's beliefs. Friends and killers and a pie-obsessed elderly woman help Doe come to terms with life.
Short Stories
By Imaginative Publishing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fascinated by the human condition, the individual, and philosophy, L.R. Drake incorporates these elements into each one of his stories. This ebook contains four stories: “My Friend Nick” “The Man Who Cheated Death” “The Faithful Student" “Between Death and Life"
Time Frame
By William C. Morley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the narrator strolls the dock at the yacht club he finds himself in a situation more weird than he could ever have imagined. Nor could he have imagined it would involve a long-time friend and cause him to tell lies to cancel a dinner date. The reader will have much to ponder. For a long time.
Rebecca
By Nealy Gihan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one seems to know what happened to Curt's pregnant girlfriend. Did she walk out on him? Was there foul play? He and her disappearance continue to be the talk of Crossroads Church.
Kitchen Acceptance
By Nealy Gihan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miranda, doctor's wife and mother, has filled her days and nights with bake sales, school snacks, dinner parties and birthday cakes. No culinary challenge has ever stumped her, but now she finds herself in a stew over her son's fiance. As Miranda struggles to accept the new woman in her son's life, she works to whisk out the lumps in her marriage in this short story on the upper middle class.
Leaving Gilead
By Robert Crompton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier.
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2
By Chris James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,260. Language: British English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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Five more short stories inspired by lyrics in songs from the Greatest Rock Band in the World: Genesis Volume 2 contains: The Inversion Method, A Thought Spared for Providence, From the Cellar, Rise of the Hogweed, and Secession