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Pretty Little Dead Things & Other Stories
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anthology of short fiction for adult readers. Includes the stories Old Jawbone, The Remediator, Bone-Diggers, Feedback, In the Smoky Mountains, The Pool, A Host of Heaven, The Detention Cell, Moving On, Veterans Day, Colfox Murdered Gloucester in Calais (Remember Radcot Bridge), and Pretty Little Dead Things.
The Deed of the Monkeys: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At a quiet restaurant in an unnamed city a man and a woman sit across from each other. She is distraught. He is quickly drunk. Neither can stop thinking of what they've just seen - a deed so brutal, so terrible as to leave the woman in tears. Was it a moment of meaningless urban violence or was it something more?
The Scribe -- Fall Edition
Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary publication for writers, by writers
Larks Monthly Review, April 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Larks does it again by combing the April editions of Larks Fiction Magazine into one comprehensive magazine for reading on the go. In this issue; Jerry Guarino, Carl Barker, Claire Ashmead, Paul Peppers, Nanda Olney, Jessica Morrow, Jeff Poole, John Skylar, Elizabeth J. Kepsel, and Lachlan David.
Old Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his do. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions. Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating breaking the law himself, unless an old, true friend steps in to help. This short story is set in Tang dynasty China.
All of Our Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
His wife's secret past and a relentless detective hinder Bruce Neumanski from establishing his innocence and rebuilding his life after her death. Inspired by a real-life mystery.
A Nice Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in this book bring to life characters and settings with precise realism. Swimming or fishing in the ocean and having conversations, the people in the stories are so real that they come out of the pages. Going out on a date or staying at home, the men and women described find interesting activities that the reader will enjoy. People and places come alive in 'A Nice Beginning'.
Paradise Lost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"I was born in Paris at the age of twelve." So begins Paradise Lost, the novel that turns Milton upside down. It is a comic epic about an agnostic man who idolizes women, resists authority of all kinds, and insists that the defining feature of human beings is their fallibility. "An impressively detailed, deep look at life." "Intimate, reflective and worthy of a thoughtful read." Kirkus Reviews.
Ashley Templeton Is Ruining My Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
It's clear that this is not the seventh grade that Kyle Reedy had planned. And that's because of Ashley Templeton. He’s pretty sure that every single problem he's having is all her fault. [Middle Grade: Ages 8-12] "This novel is filled with laughs and irresistible characters. I loved them all—even Ashley Templeton." —Mary Vermillion, author of Seminal Murder
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.