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The Trail Where We Cried by Debbie Mumford
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Cherokee maiden narrates her experiences on the Trail of Tears, of being torn from her home in Georgia in the spring of 1838 and force-marched to Tahlequah in the Indian Territory – which would later become the State of Oklahoma.
The Last AIDS Patient by Kendall Morgan
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decades ago, a young man ran away from his family’s rural estate to the big city to find love and come out as gay. He returns years later to older relatives who are scared of him and one young nephew who wants to hear his story of love, lust, grief and loss and what it means to be a sole survivor in a land that has eradicated HIV and AIDS.
The Sixty-third Anniversary of Hysteria by Lisa Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary fantasy inspired by the Surrealist artists Remedios Varo and Leonora Carrington in Mexico 1941. Published by Lisa Mason in the acclaimed anthology, Full Spectrum 5 (Bantam, Ed. Jennifer Hershey).
Clara by Hans M Hirschi
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) 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 Runaway: A Short Story by Jessica Baverstock
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 3,570. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When children run away to the circus, it is Seamus Harden who talks them down and gets them the help they need. Spoilt teenagers, abused kids, Seamus sees it all. Until one night Seamus meets a little a little girl with a perfect pink dress, perfect white socks, and a reason for running away to the circus that even Seamus has never heard before.
Time to Say Goodbye by Gisele T. Siegmund
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this short story, Yessie was raised by her grandmother after her parents died in a plane crash. Although she was raised in a loving environment, she felt that something was missing and consequently lost her way.
Gifts: Four Poignant Stories by Jonathan Broughton
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 9,600. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Four short stories set on the south coast of England. An old man knits and wonders; a teenage boy overcomes his fear of fireworks; a young girl finds a very special purse and a homeless man receives an unexpected gift.
She: Stories of a Woman by M.R. Hyde
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One woman's life. That's all it is. That's all it is in short and pristine glimpses. This short story collection by M.R.HYDE has been called compelling, brilliant and refreshing. Experience one life from this singular American writer.
The Sea Shall Claim Them by Ed Teja
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paradise can be treacherous Heading out to deep water is deceptive, especially on a beautiful, clear day. The lives of a Rasta and his girlfriend going fishing in a borrowed motorboat, and a couple traveling the islands on their sailboat have little enough in common until things go wrong.
Ngife Olwembiza by Nomonde Nelisiwe Jele
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Zulu. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kule ndatshana sithola umlingiswa uNdlovu ebhekene nenkinga ngamadodakazi akhe amabili uBathabile noPhumzile. Inkinga wukuthi womabili la madodakazi akhe asaqeda esikoleni kodwa kayikho imali yokuthi aye enyuvesi. UNdlovu akanayo imali njengoba elinde eyomhlalaphansi. Kuthi uma isiphumile imali uNdlovu aluthwe ngu-Enouch omethembisa ukuthi uzoyikhulisa.
Hexes by J.A. Pak
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lonely and friendless, Arlene lives in a flimsy walk-up. One day a glamorous woman moves in upstairs. Can they become friends? (An original short story.)
Whispering Woods by Kelly Matsuura
Series: The Natura Anthologies, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Whispering Woods' is a collection of six light crime stories, with a mix of literary, historical, contemporary, and fantasy elements. Rated 13+
Attractive Opposites Corrupt by Ed Teja
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The magnetic pull of your opposites can provide an unfathomable attraction. To put it simply -- you know better. Still, that attraction is as powerful as the lure of the dark and giving in to it is as exciting as it is disruptive.
Gymee's Quest(ion) by Michael Philip Kashgarian
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This is the story of a boy in search of meaning – of the f-word. It’s an endearing story of adventure, coming of age, humor, relationships, suspense and collective lexistigmatosis. Guaranteed to entertain or your freedom back.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems by Gisele T. Siegmund
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) 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.
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