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City Stories
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Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
One Night, Nine Months, and Thirty-Three Years Later
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Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Everybody has a secret to tell. But if someone else’s secret unfolds before another’s eyes, what is one to do?
A Sunday Market Seller
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Return, Return!
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Price: Free! Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Garden Urthark’s Return, Return! is a love story about a young, wealthy man who, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, marries a beautiful deaf woman.
Mermaids
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Marking Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Worlds collide at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, one chill, rainy night in Aberdeen.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
Requiem: Cloud of thoughts that rained ink unto paper.
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Price: Free! Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Requiem is a book about the life in Egypt. A compilation of short stories and articles about people who abuse religion, women and principles for their own benefit.
Thophile à Rome
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Recueillie au XXe siècle à Saint Cornier des Landes, cette historiette se contait dans le bocage normand durant le siècle précédant. La langue normande de cette région y est savoureuse. Elle est cependant compréhensible.
Gas d'Falaise
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Falaise, au XVIIIe siècle, on ne se souciait guère de Guillaume le Conquérant, l'enfant du pays. Les préoccupations de l'époque étaient plus modestes. Il en résulte un petit conte aux dialogues truculents sonnant bien la langue normande.
Legend of the Salmarine
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Riveting tale of animal love and its consequences. (Safe for children.)
The Cook's House
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Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Set in the rural Mississippi Delta of the 1950s, The Cook's House is the story of a privileged white boy growing up with the synergism of his family, his small community, and a colored lady, the cook. As a boy would, he took for granted her kindness and the richness of her wisdom. She was his unconditional champion and became a lifetime companion in his heart.
Raven's Eye View
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Raven's Eye View is a first nations story about the Creator and its companion the Raven. The Raven is sent out to find the perfect space where life could flourish. As the Raven sits back and waits for the Creator to form the stars and planets in new galaxies, a newborn planet becomes vulnerable to the very sky that is suppose to protect it from explosions of space birthing.
University Challenge in the 23rd Century
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The near to distant future as seen through the questions on a quiz program.
The Night Jasmine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
Buddha's teachings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
Bushmen Stories: Mountains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh
The Questioner
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Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
And it was such a nice little town..
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The real town of Truro, Nova Scotia has problems. It's suffered similarly to the rest of the Canadian province with one small exception: Truro is the Hub of paranormal phonomenon. The following is a collection of short stories about children dealing with disturbing, real life occurances.Childrens imaginations run rampant to explain the circumstances they cannot emotionally fathom.