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The Amulet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Gregorio the master of Zero-Zero Investments is led by the nose by Greed…and another force. His target- Ganjamano- has potent defences. And the winner is…? A short story from Mozambique.
Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
Tales of Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Miss McPherson And Her Class
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
These poems are from a series of poems I wrote for Southwell Minster, (Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK,) magazine. I invented a class of children with their imaginary teacher, Miss McPherson. These poems look at the Christian Faith in a humorous way.
From the Diary of an Extremist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction is a metaphor for life that goes non-stop up and down, rocks and rivers, large boulders and broken ribs. Breathless seconds that become hours, sweltering arms, fading eyesight, diminishing legs and muscles weeping. The book will be uploaded chapter by chapter, weekly.
Sweet Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
The Other Woman
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Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.
Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?
Christmas Stories: or What Christmas Means to Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On that most special time of year, it is time to read some heartwarming stories by the fire, and hope we don't set the house on fire. Five stories and an essay.
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His parents are frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Tin Universe Monthly? #19
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's sort of a flash fiction document thingee so.... How do you write a description about that?
Book 16- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on African folklore. The Crocodile Queen rules over a unique tribe whose centuries old culture is disturbed by the intrusion of the modern world. The second story is set on a remote farm during the Anglo-Boer war of 1899. The family hosts a tramp on his way from the coast. When a Boer Commando arrives, it is the tramp who is abducted, not the farmer.
Form Follows Function
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Series: Computer User Fiction ยท All Earnest Long's Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine you get a computer and you want to do something on it, perhaps using your word processor and spreadsheet software. This is what someone does is this story. They print a form to fill in every day how they spent their time. Sounds like research but without any training in research, he only has his computer to help him. Time will tell what he does with it!.
Book 15- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This sketch chronicles life on the streets in the big city as seen through the eyes of two street vendors. The informal economy is, for many people, the only way to survive. However, two middle-aged women, Lebo and Dimpho, discover that having a powerful friend can also be useful in the battle for survival.
The Lie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Lie by Imogean Russ is about an eleven year old girl who is molested, around the same time a murder is committed in Tuscaloosa county. Her inability to deal with her father's death, with the love she has for a friend, prompts her to tell a lie. This lie turns her world upside down and inadvertently causes the untimely death of two individuals.