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Reality Check
Series: Short Misadventures, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Olivia is the youngest member of a severely dysfunctional family. This is an abbreviated family history of how badly a family can operate at the mercy of an unstable eldest sibling, from the perspective of the youngest member.
One Day in November
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
While at a Starbucks inside a Target department store in midtown Charlotte, the author (Agent 33) overhears an interesting conversation at an adjacent table between a writer and a possible literary agent. The bizarrely unique techniques that this now-published writer used to get his first novel in print are revealed.
Le Noir de Lenoir
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Three frequently recurring agents look for an Asian grocery store on a tranquil autumn afternoon in the foothills town of Lenoir, NC. They meet a 'walking man' with a dark appearance in a store. Later, they see him again, still walking, weighed down with grocery bags, some three miles from the store. However, when they look back again, he is gone. Where did he go? Based on a real-life experience.
Bad Luck Cadet & Officer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by D'Elen McClain. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
At the age of forty-five, Suzie Ivy applies at her local police department and her life goes from wide-eyed innocence to tough as nails badass with a twist. The police academy leads to field training and field training to solitary patrol shifts. This true story is told with humor and grit as one woman defies odds and lives her dream. Is age holding you back? Why?
Kron by Night
Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In June of 1984, four future agents go to Morrow Mountain to chart the terrain (real, imagined and hyper-perceived) while under the influence of a strange psychoactive substance. A 8600-word tale. Another psecret psociety pshort pstory.
One October Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
On an October day in 2014, in near-uptown Charlotte, a wandering middle-age man accosts the author (Agent 33) at a crosswalk, seeking directions to Interstate 77. The vagabond, who has a very odd way of speaking, is on his way to Florida, a state which he is very excited to visit for the first time. Based on a real-life experience. Approximately 1600 words. Mr. Malloy: [ ] present [x] absent
Смерць лесбіянкі
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 24, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Другая кніга ўсё яшчэ маладой літаратаркі Наталкі Харытанюк – пра жыццё як вайну густаў. Раман задумваўся ў час, калі аўтарка сама патрапіла пад абстрэл у гэтай вайне, але не здалася.
LFC in CLT
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » General
Liverpool fans, Agents 32, 33 and 666, go to the LFC - AC Milan preseason game at Bank of America Stadium in uptown Charlotte on Saturday, August 2, 2014. They join the parade of Reds fans and chant their way into the colosseum. Violent thunderstorms are all around. However, overcast skies prevail and no one gets wet or zapped by lightning in the Liverpool victory. Was that because of a small box?
Lucky Strikes
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Agents 32 & 33 drive to Salisbury (NC, USA) from Charlotte to visit Agent 33's dad at the hospital. They then head back to Charlotte on I-85, stopping at the popular Concord Mills Mall for a frappuccino (after striking out on LFC gear). Once in uptown Charlotte, they sample a micro-brewery and then visit a 3rd Ward park, where they see Agent 111 and take some pics. Lady Luck then smiles on them.
Mysterieau Returns
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mysterieau - the sometimes surrealist, sometimes lame magician, sometimes non-comedian - goes on to recount an overheard conversation at Centraal Station in Amsterdam. Later, he tantalizes the audience with a math paradox. A large man in a cowboy hat calls his bluff. But, the costumed one turns the tables yet again. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1800 words.
The Right Triangle
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The author (future Agent 33) visits the infamous knowhere [sic] San Francisco bar (in the Outer Sunset district), Sidle on N, yet again in September of 1992. There, the Amerasian bartender, Dash, tells him about his uber-smart friend's plan for a memorable 'soaring' experience. Dash tells the author that he will film the spectacle. On a Sunday evening in October the bizarre 'stunt' takes place.
Ok, Roll the Dice
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » General
In the summer of '92 in San Francisco, the author (future psecret psociety agent 33), finds himself once again in the obscure pub called Sidle on N in the Outer Sunset district of San Francisco. The bartender is a Honduran lady, Maria, who notices a sketch by the author. She likes the little drawing and the author gives it to her. Maria's magical dice are rolled. Her interpretation proves uncanny.
The Narrative of Deserter Burman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1834 Private Benjamin Burman is on the run to a new life in America. But the British Army does not suffer deserters; Benjamin is captured and banished to Van Diemen’s Land. Yet even when his sentence is over, his punishment is not done, for he is forever to be reminded of his disgrace by a thick, black D tattooed into his ribcage. It will take the greatest tragedy of his life to set him free.
Windmill with a View
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In the summer of 1992, the author (future agent 33) has an interesting discussion with an Amerasian bartender in the fabled Sidle on N pub in the Outer Sunset district of San Francisco. Apparently, Dash the bartender, has found a 'unique' place in nearby Golden Gate Park where he and his girlfriend can live rent-free. The author is very intrigued, and goes to the park a few days later to find it.
La Niña Que Con Su Canto Se Hizo Grande
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 1, 2015 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
La niñez de Celia Cruz, quién calzaba con su canto a las demás niñas.
That Old Ball Game
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety take in a minor league baseball game in Charlotte in April of 2014. They are almost struck by a baseball, but it curves and becomes a just-inside-the-foul-pole home run. Agent 33 keeps recalling a San Francisco Giants - Los Angeles Dodgers game back in 1992 at the old Candlestick Park, as if it has some relevance to their present moment.
Zoo Are You?
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 take a trip from Charlotte to the NC Zoo in Asheboro on a cool and cloudy April day. They see and comment (in the usual bizarre fashion) on the zoo-enclosed animal species. Monique is elated when she sees her favorite animal: a giraffe. A conversation between a pair from Nash County (NC) is recorded. Later, the linguistic madness extends beyond the zoo. Asheville or Asheboro?
Overheard & Overhead
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Agents 32 and 33 of psecret psociety take a harrowing bike ride through east Charlotte to a Taco Bell. They recognize the uber-courteous African American employee (from previous visits) behind the counter and exchange pleasantries. Their food arrives and all seems quite ho-hum normal. The 5-star employee then returns to their table. They both share some startling revelations. Approx. 1800 words.
The Dreams of Youth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Boyhood dreams for a military and law enforcement career become entangled with a teen pregnancy and a quickie marriage. This is life in the military and in law enforcement during the 60s and 70s despite an unhappy relationship.
Caught Wild in Cotswold
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Psecret Psociety agents 32 and 33 ride bikes from the east Charlotte (USA) neighborhood of Windsor Park to Cotswold Mall in southeast Charlotte on a splendid April morning. The route is meticulously noted (for map freaks). Once at the desired restaurant, a seating error is remedied and an odd analogy for human lives is discussed. The topic of recursion re-emerges once again. More meta-real mayhem.