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E'steem: The Beast From The Bowels
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Bad Girl Gone Good! Good Girl throws down! After a desperate D’lilah is defeated by E’steem for fourth time, Lucifer recruits Umbuttra, the She-Beast from the Bowels of Hell to eliminate E’steem once and for all. But if the brutal beast kills E’steem in battle, Lucifer promises to give her D’lilah’s position as the second most powerful she-demon in all Hell.
Honey 14: Queens Of Valon
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Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Black Honey 14: Queens Of Valon is the mesmerizing tale of a time traveler sent back a thousand years to study his ancestors as they prepare for the alien threat that is heading their way. Trapped in a host body, Atreides can only do and say what the host body says and does. But something is wrong, because nobody in that time period is even aware of the threat. Can Atreides warn them in time?
Sheltered
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Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Brent Grimes is listed as a homeless resident of the East Side Men's shelter...only thing is, he's not homeless. Not only that, but his annual salary is well above the six figure mark. Brent's fraternity has him commissioned to perform a certain task at the East Side; and if he fails, his boss will make him pay dearly for coming up short.
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
How I Got Over
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Series: CW Harvey ยท Urban Stories. Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
How I Got Over can mean many things to many people. If you've been through trials and tribulations of life and love you will understand. Ladies, you will get this poem. This poem has been recited to much acclaim at readings throughout. Enjoy as your personal anthem of love and longing.
Untruths
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Angela Chase, seventeen-year-old high school student struggling to uncover a family secret. With the help of her boyfriend, Brandon Sturgis, she grows a voice that she never knew she had. Angela was fed constant lies by the only person she had as family, her father. After years of being kept from her mother, they finally reunite and uncover the truth that has kept them apart for so long.
Your Steps Are Ordered
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Price: Free! Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sarah has several strikes against her due to no fault of her own. Desperately trying to hang onto her sanity, Sarah wants nothing more than to be a good wife and mother. However, slowly unraveling and feeling that her life has no real purpose; Sarah suddenly finds herself hundreds of miles away on the Las Vegas strip. Will Sarah ever find her way back home?
A Place Beside the King
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young prostitute attempts to come to terms with the death of her son as she prepares to testify against the man who killed him, her pimp who is also the child's father. As the trial plays out in court, she will be forced to deal with both demons of her present and past.
Graduation Day
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Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
On the day of her college graduation, Kendall is still mourning the recent loss of a relationship gone bad. However, her roommate Ameenah and her cousin Reese come to her side to help her realize the benefits of being smart, attractive, and independent. Will Kendall be able to see that the end of her relationship could possibly mark the beginning of a new life as a single woman?
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
E'steem: Demons Anonymous
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Bad girl gone good! Good girl needs help! Approached by the handsome rogue demon Claudius, E'steem is asked to speak at Demons Anonymous, his support group for demons who have left Lucifer's Legion. But when Lucifer and D'lilah learn about her plans to speak to his demons about Christ they plan to crash the party and crucify Claudius. Can Hell's former harbinger save Claudius' soul from the wrath
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Second Chances And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of three short stories, narrated by college-going and college-educated young men and women, both gifted and flawed, hopeful and hopeless; and connected by one universal theme: love.
A Political Love Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
When a Democrat, Medgar McKnight, meets a snippy Republican named Myah Bristol at Ronald Reagan National Airport, they both quickly learn the old saying—you can’t judge a book by its cover. Do opposites really attract? Will sparks fly for love—or will the sparks combust in the name of hate?
GOOD MONEY (FLASH FICTION)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
All money ain't good money... See why.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
My Dream Wedding Ruined
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(2.25 from 4 reviews)
My Dream Wedding Ruined is a flash fiction piece. Sonia is marrying the man of her dreams, Jacob, but he is hiding a terrible secret.
Think Like a Hustler
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Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
What would you do to survive? On the streets, the answer to that question is anything. Kevin Richards, a young day to day hustler in the streets of Baltimore must do any and every thing to make sure he eats. The world of hustling is unforgiving, and one small slip could cost him everything. If hustling wasn't the worst of his worries Kevin has a small child at home in dire need of an operation.
Easy Money: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"Wryly done with a sardonic hand, Pamela Samuels Young's Easy Money reminds us that greed can blind the best and worst of us to our own foibles." – Gary Phillips, author of Monkology Two crooked lawyers who’ve stumbled upon a simple way to make some quick cash, soon find that the easy money, comes at a price.