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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.
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.