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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.
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.
A Dusted Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Sometimes even the naughty ones are allowed to come back home again. Bonus Poem: "Emotion Go Round"
The Man With the Green Suitcase
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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What does a prostitute, a corrupt businessman, and a disfigured young woman have in common with a mysterious, old homeless man who carries a green suitcase? The old man comes into people’s lives because it is important for them to experience the visions that he is somehow able to show them—visions that even he doesn’t understand. But whoever he connects with will be changed.
Hide and Seek: A Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
One winter's night two young girls venture out into a snowy neighborhood to play a game of hide and seek. Only one will return home safely. But which will it be? From the author of the bestselling novella The Sickroom comes a dark story about the weight of loss the importance of friendship and the courage of letting go.
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.