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The Funerals at Christmas
You set the price! Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.
Bang
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
Violet is the lone survivor of a school shooting, she retells her story to a detective. Violet's story is both disturbing and shocking, but may just have shaped the future of the USA. Bonus Story also included: The Night one-ten conquered two-eighty. Shane Grey's first short story, based on a true story.
The Way Down
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A brilliant take on the literary detective genre. Art is a down and out gambler who has been hired to kill a woman working in a bar outside San Diego. Unfortunately for both of them he can't help falling in love with her before he does it. What follows is a strange tale in which Art tries to get to the bottom of the murder he himself committed.
Unchained Poetry
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
A collection of poetry designed to take the reader on a wry journey into the dark underbelly of the human psyche. Provocative at times, these poems express the inner angst of a soul searching for its truth.
Yellow Days: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
Hold On
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about love and ambition. 'Hold On' won first prize in the Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes competition.
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
(5.00)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Joe's Smoke & News
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A subtle, nostalgic, and haunting vision of loyalty, lust, and loneliness in 1950s Indiana--written by small press legend Doug Draime, and presented by mendicant bookworks.
Honduras
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
The Migration of Hair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Migration of Hair is Dan Burke's second novel, and a follow up to his hit 2003 novel, Driving Into The Sun. In this reprise, we find main character Tommy Aloysius questioning his life deep in the deserts of Arizona. Climb aboard this freight train to hell as Tommy blasts off to Eastern Europe as an ex-pornographer in exile.