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These Setting Suns
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Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This short story is a telling of a few important days in the ordinary life of Ann Marie Jensen, a woman who lived during both World Wars and the Great Depression. Her few days include falling in love, starting a family, and losing loved ones. Her life is ordinary, yes, but that just means anyone can relate.
Stella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,940. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stella is inspired by Anais Nin's friendship with actress Luise Rainer and has been called one of Nin's "most thoroughly realized performances. She has taken the timeworn theme of the possessive female and examined it through her microscopic lens from new and interesting angles."
Omphaloskepsis
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Omphaloskepsis - a homework assignment by Liliya, Age 12 is a short story about what a young girl, Liliya, does over her summer, and the thoughts that the assignment given to her by her teacher has called up.
Expect It When You Least Expect It
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Short story about a teen during the mid 1980's and his job at a local grocery store.
My Five Stages of Grief: Poetry Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
My Five Stages of Grief: Poetry Anthology by Darren Heart is an emotional chronicle of the author's ten year journey of recovery and healing from the grief and the overwhelming sense of loss caused by the tragic deaths of his long term partner, and shortly afterwards, his step son. Contains 45 original emotional, and thought provoking, short poems, capturing the author's raw emotions.
A Husband Makes Things Easier
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Price: Free! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Short story about a conversation between two people during a snowstorm.
The Dog's Philosopher - The Living Veranda
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: Australian English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Julie has decided she is having a cocktail party on her father’s wooden veranda for her 21st birthday. But her father’s home doesn’t have a wooden veranda. Not yet, anyway. Read on to see how Julie’s birthday wish not only comes true, but how it creates an enhanced life for her, for her dad and for many others, for years to come. Don’t miss this next instalment in The Dog’s Philosopher series.
Time Frame
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the narrator strolls the dock at the yacht club he finds himself in a situation more weird than he could ever have imagined. Nor could he have imagined it would involve a long-time friend and cause him to tell lies to cancel a dinner date. The reader will have much to ponder. For a long time.
Huey: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The ocean is not an easy place to live. With starvation and predators waiting around every corner, it can be a hard life, even if you are a twenty-foot great white killing machine. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Cruel and Swift Instruments of Nature.
Passin Time at West Side High
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Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Short story about a student named Kwinton Jones and the inner city high school he attends
In the Belly of the Beast
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You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas McAndrew is a stoker on the maiden voyage of a Royal Mail Steamer; the biggest and finest to fly the British flag. Thomas is disturbed by unspoken thoughts of foreboding and dread, a fear of something bad. A fire in one of the giant coal bunkers is hastening their passage across the icy North Atlantic and their course for a fateful meeting.
The Seven Year Laowai
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You set the price! Words: 8,760. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ESL teacher's recollections of the seven years he spent teaching English in Wuhan, China. From the alcoholism which led him there to the nasty power games that pushed him out, The Seven Year Laowai provides an unflinching look at the lives of ESL teachers in the smoggy never-never land of Wuhan, China.
Catarinices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
É um livro de crônicas, cartas e memórias da relação entre pai e filha, separados pelo tempo, afeto e culturas diferentes, mas na mesma língua e sentimento.
Kicking Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
Bookstore Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A selection of stories for bibliophiles. If you like bookstores or if you ever worked in one you will be able to relate to these stories. While the world of books is the setting, the stories involve all the vicissitudes of life and are told in White Feather's engaging style.
How Desmond Cartes is Deprogramming Himself through Pain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
We have here an amusing tale which tells of how truth entered Desmond Carte’s mind. The tale narrates his growing doubts when he finds there are other truths different to his own. Ultimately discontent he needs pain, self inflicted at first, and then through his girlfriend to debelief himself,in the hope of restarting his life afresh.
I Draw Tight My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A fabulous monologue spoken by a hand gun which talks to the reader about its anxiety and what it thinks is happening outside the small bedroom drawer in which it sits. The gun tells of its fears and delusions, and the challenges it might face in anticipation of unknown threats that might befall it.
Welcome to my life
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The story revolves around a young battered boy in the rural areas of Pakistan. He looks back at how he became the ruthless, manipulative man he is today. He offers no forgiveness to those who harmed him. Addressing his readers directly, he questions their thoughts. The powerful emotions the story is drenched in will surely push you to acknowledge the sad truth that is still prevalent in Pakistan.
Talking of Macbeth: Short stories by the Author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Although she grew up without speech and problems understanding other people, the author has given us six stories which show how speech patterns enrich narrative. Subjects range from mythical Greece to Australian life in the 1980s and include fictionalised portraits of Lucy herself as a person with autism. Read and enjoy.
Where Is the Love?
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two brothers, lifelong combatants who have nonetheless forged ahead with their relationship, come to some kind of understanding while travelling along Scotland's North Sea.