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Beyond the Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this powerful collection of short fiction from “down under” — by turns, beautiful, disturbing and funny — Goldsmith gives us resilient characters who push or are swept beyond the lines of acceptable or customary behavior; some of them live in barely sustainable emotional territory.
The Beautiful Death
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
The captain of the "Siracusa" has received orders to sail for Tangiers, where rebels have seized the Italian consulate. The blue peter is hoisted, and the sirens announcing the ship's departure echo off of the hills above Livorno. From all over the city, seamen and officers begin returning aboard--all of them, that is, but the junior lieutenant Luigi Carleoni, the ship captain's son.
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
Sand and Ruin and Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The old stories always end with happy ever after. But this isn’t one of the old stories. This is a story of princes and monsters.
The Real Winner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pete Baxter never wanted a dog, and he was not at all pleased when his wife brought home a puppy. A story of one man's love, and the lengths to which it took him.
Adverse Possession
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jim Long gets laid off from his computer programmer job. Jim has prepared a soft landing. Jim is then visited by his girlfriend, Abigail. Abigail finds out that Jim has obtained a free house, using Adverse Possession, has set up a company and is set to survive. The talk then turns to the sexual practices of some of the people of the area.

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