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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: $10.99 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.
Becoming Animal Sixteen Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sixteen stories, sixteen unique characters. Cat, a Buddhist pacifist, is scratched by a baby cougar, unleashing her animal instinct. Will she sacrifice her pacifist's beliefs for killer revenge? Granny gathers her friends for a festive exorcism of the demon bird that flies right through her living room wall, or is it simply a bat? Fiction that makes you think, fiction that makes you smile.
A Pig Among Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
This is a short story involving life, experiences, and our journey together. All we can do is look back on our past, cherish the friends we had made, and remember our life and decisions that led it.
Out by the Trees
Price: Free! Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mashups
Short Dark Fiction - eleven short stories, from one to thirty pages each, that take the reader well out of the comfort zone.
Follow these Writers...in Sussex
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book takes you on a tour of seven towns and their surrounding areas in East and West Sussex with a detailed account of all the famous authors associated with them. It describes their works, lives, loves, deaths and, in some cases, where they are buried. With many photographs it gives walking directions round the towns and driving routes for the outlying areas. A must for any literary tourist.
Timothy Mallborn: The Invisible Boy
You set the price! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Timothy Mallborn is the autobiography of a boy who disappeared in Toronto's largest shopping mall. After discovering that no one can see him, Timothy fashions a home for himself in the children's section of a department store, tries to communicate with the crowds of people passing all around him and falls in love. Growing up is hard, but it's even harder when you're invisible.
Milligan and Murphy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fandango Virtual. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On one level this could be a farcical tale reminiscent of the work of Flann O’Brien about a pair of Irish layabouts who somehow run away from home by accident and are helped find their way by a number of eccentric characters; on another it might be a metafiction about the nature of writing inspired by Samuel Beckett or maybe it’s just a silly book like ‘Puckoon’. Then again it could be all three.
The Great Collection of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Romance » General
A vibrant collection of short stories with vivid and colourful characters from all walks of life set in locations across continents; from a bustling hot African market to cool north London!
The Lady or the Tiger, and Other Re-Imaginings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Bad Ducky Industries. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In these tales, cities grow on the back of humongous lizards, where a young boy crashed down must choose his lady or a tiger. Also, a mostly nameless wanderer seeks to trade everything he has to find a homeland - skin, bone, pain, and soul. A basilisk builds a palace of stone made of prisoners, and he is honored as a king. There are nightmares, dreams, other myths and other re-imaginings.