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Riding Double
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forced to move and dreading puberty, a 13-year-old girl clings to childhood through her younger sister. Published in the Bellingham Review, 1990.
The Purpose of Gravity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated writer feeling trapped in her marriage receives a coming-out letter from her closest girlfriend in college. Winner of the 1992 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, published in Nimrod.
Chagrin River Review Issue 1
Price: Free! Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Chagrin River Review is a journal of contemporary fiction and poetry. The Review is named after the Chagrin River, which flows through Northeast Ohio. The high quality writing comes from emerging and established authors across North America.
Unmasked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Some curses are secret. But for a woman like Paulette, one glance in the mirror will remind her how monstrous she appears to others. When she stumbles into the netherworld of the Paris Opera House and encounters a man even more deformed, she learns that only he is able to see her for the beauty she is. The frightening bond they forge might prove that some curses—though unbreakable—may be overcome.
Back from Vermont and other stories
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larry's building a grand scale railway on the sidewalk right out in front of the house. And all along the street. Lisa's furious, but the neighbors all want to ride. A short story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Sarah's Ghost". Includes bonus stories "Norwegians" and "Steam Furnace".
Drinking Problem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Six year old Amy Burkett was killed by Colen Locklear, a drunk driver. Her family is in mourning, trying to cope with the devastating loss. The Locklears, old money rich and powerful, have closed ranks around Colen, and blocked all attempts at justice. But Colen is about to realize a hard brand of justice - the ultimate cure for his "Drinking Problem."
A Strange One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Pushcart nominee William Taylor, Jr.
A Sinful Wife
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Kelly Washington. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A SINFUL WIFE explores one woman's heart and guilt as she follows "her little demon" as she calls it and the consequences of her actions. 55 yr old housewife Beverly secretly yearns for an exciting life. Her husband is kind yet boring. And then something happens. A masked man enters her home and a strange, year-long affair with three men begins, but at a terrible price that changes everything.
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Brannagh’s boyfriend, Nikki, disappears on a bird count up north, she returns home for a reunion of the childhood club Tuatha-de-Dananns. In grade school, they vowed to 'protect one another's self-a-steam forever.' As Brannagh tries to solve the mystery behind Nikki's vanishing, she begins to suspect that someone might be taking the club's oath too far...even to the point of murder.
Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
NEXT WAVE collects work by today’s finest young literary journalists– 19 creative reporters whose work combines exhaustive research with artful writing. Naysayers predicted the decline of long-form journalism. NEXT WAVE is proof to the contrary. Writers include: Wright Thompson, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Chris Jones, Ariel Levy, Dan P. Lee, Thomas Lake, Brian Mockenhaupt, Max Potter, Luke Dittrich.