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Friday Afternoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In a hurry, and stuck behind a dirty pickup truck on a lonely two-lane road in western North Carolina, corporate executive Bryce Stanford attempts a bad pass around the wrong guy. The events which follow will test his courage, his strength...and his soul. In the surreal tradition of The Twilight Zone, "Friday Afternoon" is an unforgettable journey into the inner reality of who a man really is.
Old Farts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press posulliv@dunkerron.com. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.
Oneironauts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When the characters in Thurston Tomas’ lucid dreamscape start believing they truly exist, he must enter his dreams to end their silly fantasies--or risk being trapped there, forever.
100 Years of Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
During the early years of the 20th Century, a servant of an English lord arrives in an isolated county among the hills of Appalachia and begins work on a house large enough and fine enough for retiring nobility. For retirement seems to be the goal of Richard Abingdon. Retirement from the nobility, retirement from the world, retirement from life.
Racing the Devil
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Late one winter’s afternoon, Jake discovers an old bureau in his grandmother’s house with a strange handle in the shape of the Lincoln imp. His grandmother tells him that if you knock three times it will summon the devil. He can't resist, but when someone appears at the door, Jake realises he has brought a devil into his grandmother's house, far more terrible than any creature of legend.
The Scribe
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers, by writers
Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America
You set the price! Words: 186,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the lives of A Korean American returning to his home country where he is scarcely literate and teaches English for a living and Gabriele, his creation, an intellectual living in a trailer court in New York State, also lost, and also rebeling against life but in a more overt manner
The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans
You set the price! Words: 49,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the morphine induced sleep and troubled awakened state of Kenyon who is disabled, suffering from a degenerative illness, and suffering from isolation in a home that her husband rarely visits
An Apostate: Nawin of Thais
You set the price! Words: 118,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel deals with a wealthy, self-established Thai man suffering a mid-life crisis and rejecting the life he has known to pursue a train trip to Laos and anonymity