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Finding Felicity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Genuine happiness… why would you settle for anything less? Passed over for a promotion at work, Devin wonders if his life has meaning; will he ever find that elusive happiness human beings all seek. While at a party attempting to drown his sorrows, the host suffers a tragic accident. Moments later, Devin meets the beautiful and mysterious Felicity, who somehow knows this dead man’s tale.
I Russian Bride
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
True love or complete deception? Herewith 140 emails from Ivana - masseuse in a small hospital in Tair, Russia - to an older American man. Is either who they say they are? (is anybody who they say they are?) "I perish without your love to edge of a planet, Ivana."
Remembering Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A town renames a street, forgetting that the street was already named after a woman who died years ago. But one woman still remembers her. And she just wants to be heard. A short story of 1,200 words, with many free samples.
The Transmutation of Gold into Paper and Plastic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
"The Transmutation of Gold into Paper and Plastic" is one of the early chapters of "The Sign of Jonah", a novel of sin and redemption set on the remote island of Bato in the Philippines. Here we meet Collins, a retired mining engineer from Perth, who comes to the island by way of Papua New Guinea and Manila.
The Coffin Lady of Crosby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
Need (Like Driving To The Corner Store)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two men in wheelchairs run into each other while shopping in a short story that defines "need." Approximately 1,500 words, with free clips of three of my other works: Sleep (3 short stories), I Will Make You Perfect, and Dust In The Wind.
At the Bus Station
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. A young couple arrive in a bus terminal. Both are nervous at their impending separation. We assume it's a sad time for both, but is it? Are they running from a problem, or merely solving it in a different way?
Antediluvian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles, a college student in the 1940's, is about to go to war. He has yet to tell his best friend, Hugo, his plans to enlist. He wonders how much their relationship might mimic that of the heroes in the Classic literature they study.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
So what if you can make stars explode or change the orbits of elemental electrons. Big deal! It may all be very pretty, but is it Art?.
The Brotherhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Have you ever wondered who REALLY controls America? Who has their greedy hands in national politics and juggles our economy? Who gambles with the safety and security of regular citizens for fun - and profit? Ever wonder who controls the President? Are you wondering who controls you? They're more dangerous than you think. And they're always watching you. Just ask Paul Brown.
Mindscapes:Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains 10 science fiction and speculative fiction short stories on themes ranging from the innermost dimensions of the mind to the outer reaches of the universe focusing from diverse perspectives on the meaning of life, the superlative strength and wrenching weakness of the human spirit, the power of love and the duality of human nature anchored in both the divine and the profane.
Інфанта і аднарог
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,020. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 8, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
У адной са школаў, здавалася б, тыповага беларускага горада пачатку ХХІ ст. пяты год працуе малады настаўнік і літаратар Эрнест Скіргайлавіч Баластоўскі. За пару дзён да новага навучальнага года яго раптоўна прызначаюць класным кіраўніком у зусім няпросты выпускны клас. Настаўнік з неахвотай бярэцца за гэтую справу, паралельна адзначаючы цікавасць да сваёй асобы як з боку каляжанак ды старшакласні
IL Castello della Verità
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: Italian. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
ROMANZO STORICO. L'ambientazione è nella Milano dei Visconti. Un uomo scompare. Rapito? Fuggito? Ucciso? L'episodio misterioso si verifica praticamente sotto gli occhi del figlio che non si dà pace: il ragazzo - deciso a trovare una risposta - affronta una serie di avventure e incontra tutta una serie di strani personaggi, fino ad arrivare a Milano, alla corte dei Visconti, nel celebre Castello.
Why Won't You Love Me?!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,430. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Pete Nicely has been waiting for a student like Charlie Novela. Charlie reads for pleasure, brushes off bullies and likes dumb jokes. But in the aftermath of Columbine, Charlie goes too far. “If things get bad,” Charlie says, “I’ll put on a trench coat and take care of things.” Now Pete has two choices. He can report Charlie or he can help the kid himself. But he has to do something.
The Long and the short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This collection of 25 short stories is by the author of "Book of Days," "The Odor of Orchids," "The Lady from Spain" and the six-book series, "DREW NOLAN — reluctant detective." Both entertaining and quirky, these 25 showcase the author's ability to see things usually missed, and to present them in a clear and cogent appeal to the emotions, passions and intelligence of readers. They're also fun.
A Shiny Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. An elderly woman is last seen on a soggy, dreary day by two of her neighbors who are playing checkers on a porch. Neither of the men ostensibly know her all that well. But maybe one knows her better than he lets on. A young family comes to town a few days later looking for the woman, and they're even less familiar with her than the men are.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
Authenticity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense short story. As man lay dying in the hospital, he thinks back over his life and his twelve children. He has divided them into two groups, The Needy Greedy gang and the good kids. By the end, he comes to some new conclusions.
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
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.
Waking Up Naked On My Mother's Grave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Before you get too excited, despite its title, “Waking Up Naked on My Mother’s Grave” isn’t a horror book. It’s just a short, surreal, coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels to Washington, D.C., seeking his fortune. In no time at all, he’s working for a contractor and living with a somniphobiac girlfriend.