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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
(5.00)
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.
Life Will Have its Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
The lives of two women behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl outside their building. The girl, who looks like she just stepped out of a photograph from the 40’s, offers little to explain who she is or where she came from. When events come together to reveal her true identity, pieces of a tragic past reemerge to alter the future of everyone involved.
Still Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ben Easton's bringing his new son and girlfriend halfway around the world to meet his father and his father's new girlfriend. Naturally Ben's half-crazed mother is going to crash the party. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Fog".
Neon Literary Magazine #37
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Issue #37, Neon's first issue of 2014, features the work of Paul Bavister, Shanalee Smith, Noel Williams, Christopher Owen, Tracey S Rosenberg, Erric Emerson, Meg Eden, and Joe Evans. The cover image is by Timur Cetintas. In its pages you will find guns and knives, nightmarish exam days, a story about Facebook friends and some excellent concrete poetry.