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When the Shoe Won't Fit: A Fantasy Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A misfit nursery-worker stoically bears taunting from the younger fairies but when an unusual baby arrives, she refuses to stand aside.
Lilah's Agony
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Lilah's daughter, Lola, marries a controlling man. He is jealous of the love she has for her mother. When Lola accidentally gets pregnant, she confides in her mom. Bart learns he wasn't the first to hear they are expecting. He inflicts his anger on Lola. She isn't allowed any contact with her mother. She fears what he will do if she visits her mom. A twist at the end.
The Noctambulists
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The TV is small, just like everything in your apartment. Onscreen, there's a woman sitting behind a desk. Her dark hair hangs straight down the sides of her cheeks, and her pale face looks like a full moon, suspended in the darkness. "Are you home alone?" she asks. "You are, aren't you? It's just you, there. And just me, in here. Just the two of us. Alone together, here at the end of the night."
The Promise of the Night
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collision of cultures occurs when a young American businessman falls in love in Bulgaria. Working on a business project in the capital city of Sofia, a young man falls for the enchanting, if confusing, Nitya. But as their relationship develops, Nitya's dark shadows threaten to undue more than just their affair.
The Man Who Loved Too Much - Book 3: Oxymoron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
How do we function in a world which is both as randomly and intentionally cruel, as it is randomly and intentionally kind? Can we make sense of our lives when so much around us makes no sense? In this, the final book of the trilogy, we find out what it means to be a "man who loves too much". More importantly, we discover if Billy Green is such a man.
Taste I Say, You're Timeless
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Weasel Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Like Jack Kerouac, Taylor moves beyond the grand secular tradition of modern writing into the unknowable landscapes of the spiritual. This book is just what the name implies, a tour through the multiplicities of the human heart, a deconstructive exploration of the interpretive mind, a clever philosophical clutch at the divine sweetness of the human soul waiting beneath the exterior. -C. Williams
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.
Muddy Men
Price: Free! Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Urban
Saul Mamzer is an ordinary file clerk leading a tedious and uneventful life. His daily routine is filled with monotony, needlessly repetitious work, secret drinking and an ever growing disgust for his family life. The orderly world around him begins to crumble when he decides to bring the alienation of the big city to a small town.
The Man Who Loved Too Much - Book 2: Entendre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Billy Green saga continues! Billy’s challenging, sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic, always unpredictable journey. He was more determined than ever to find meaning in life and comfort in love. But does it ever turn out the way we planned? The way we hoped and dreamed?
Light Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by StrawberryBooks. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Light Street (first published in 1996) is a dozen challenging poems of penetrating insight, exploring alienation and the plight of the individual pitted against an indifferent world. It is illustrated by the art of Toni Simon, which is at once whimsical and disturbing. This special e-book edition also includes, in its entirety, Piombino’s book of haikus (published in 2004), Hegelian Honeymoon.