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Birds of Fortune and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of fantastical short stories for your perusal: Vignettes on love, pigeons, and death, especially death. A lady divided in an existential quandary; there is a gun somewhere. A little boy and his ghost bird friend try to find a way home and intact. A physicist and her serial killer boyfriend. Two grannies outdoing each other over a magical purse.
Around Centralia Square
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Cave Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Around Centralia Square, an entire little world is evoked with wonderful inventiveness and attention to telling and evocative detail. As the sun rises and the old millennium marches toward its end, the little town of Centralia emerges in all its singularity, simultaneously resembling more and more all the other little towns in the American heartland and in the heart of the world.
The Diner (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
On a rainy night in 1934, a man stops at a lonely diner along Route 12 in Michigan. This unsettling literary short story examines and contrasts the innocent and jaded, the old and new, and the circle of life.
When I Come Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Becan, returning home after four years of trading with the Romans, looks forward to meeting his sweetheart and to their marriage. He knows she will be waiting for him. He's sent her messages every year and is certain that she has kept her word and waited for him. But there have been other things happening he doesn't know about. So will Laila the Fair be there for Becan?
Lucid Dreaming - January 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The January issue includes, "Drowning in Dreams." A group of writers begin to experience for real the dreams they're having.
Miserable Holiday Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Author and humorist Alex Bernstein presents a collection of quirky, bittersweet tales calculated to ruin even the most blessed festivities. Featuring the Glimmer Train finalist "Brownie Mix", "The #$@!# Bicycle Boys Save Christmas, Again!" and the never-before-printed "Blue Christmas", Miserable Holiday Stories is the perfect gift for that special someone you'd rather not ever hear from again.
Love Palace, A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The narrator of Meredith Sue Willis's engaging new novel has just turned forty, quit her job, been jilted by her live-in boyfriend and suspended by her therapist for nonpayment when she takes a job at a settlement house known as “Love Palace” in a run-down community that is about to be razed for urban renewal.
The Death Sonnets (Halloween Library Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
This collection of witty sonnets has an eerie twist! Packed with phantoms, freaks, zombies, crazy babies and more to satisfy your craving for dark poetry that is as entertaining as a novel and as juicy as a scandal.
Flash Fiction Online - February 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
"The Faerie and the Knight on Valentine's Day" by Izabella Grace. Timeless love in modern-day London between the ancient Faerie and the aging Sir Magvelyn. “Love in the Time of Cthulhu” by Gary B. Phillips. Cassandra, a hopeful-virgin-sacrifice-speed-dater ends up with the thing of her dreams. Matt Mikalatos, “Pranked by a Pixie”. A workaholic producer gambles on the promise of a faerie.
In a Dry Land
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Libby is a born caretaker—although not by choice. Her parents bred her specifically to care for her severely retarded older sister when they are gone. But at only nineteen, Libby is already Mama to Baby. Unfortunately, Libby has convinced herself that no one will ever want to marry her, with a thirty-year-old Baby. Clearly Mick wouldn’t. He knows all the family’s darkest secrets.