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Five Relationships and Then One
By J Vergara
Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
How exactly does anybody know he or she isn’t straight? In Five Relationship and Then One, D enters the world clueless about her sexual preference. Then one day, just like other girls, she falls in love with her best friend. Has she found true love or is it only the crumbs she found?
L'histouère es liyopards
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: French. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Symboliquement, les Normands se sont donné des léopards pour signe de ralliement. Son origine est très ancienne et son côté exotique extrêmement surprenant. C'est l'histoire de ces animaux fabuleux qui vous est contée dans ce texte.
Glorious Goodwood Road
By Sara Yvonne Appleton-Adams
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Olivia is a teenager who tells her own story about her battle to fit into a culture, a society. She learns the nature of a well kept secret and her life is left in turmoil. Will she accept the fate that has shaped her life or will she fight to learn the truth about her own identity?
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
By Carroll Ann Susco
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
The Golden Veil
By Sara Yvonne Appleton-Adams
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the Sahara Desert in the year eighteen ten follow the destinies of two women who re-write the course of history. Through the magical art of love and the true cunning of anointments. But who will prevail the Husainid or the Aghlabid Dynasties?
A Matter Of Opinion
By Tom Morris
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The inability to embrace a philosophy of 'live and let live' had unfortunate and indeed fatal consequences.
True Stories
By Mozambican Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For the first time in English, new writers from Mozambique describe what love and relationships can be like in their culture. What happens to Makalanjombo, whose name means "unlucky in love"?
Native American Herbal Remedies
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
Children From Stone
By W. Blake Heitzman
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
Il mio primo libro.
By Giancarlo Previato
You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / Italian
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
The Time Travelling Planner: Tales of Jimmy MacDonald
By Jon Dziadyk
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can a single naïve urban planner change the direction of growth for an entire city? Maybe if he travels back in time to meet Jane Jacobs – he very well might have that opportunity. This is the tale of Jimmy MacDonald who grows up overnight and finds himself in a very different Toronto than he thought he knew. What will he do?
GIT: Selfie
By Marc Corn
Series: GIT, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Have you been taking pictures of yourself in the bathroom again? If so, don't let Mr. Git catch you or else he will give you a stern lecture. Both girls and boys worry about the way they look, which is okay, but when does it go too far? Mr. Git gives you his unique outlook on the situation and chucks a bit of humour in for good measure. Can you handle Mr. Git?
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By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is two pieces of fiction and two pieces of non-fiction. They are set on two different continents. The first is Antarctica and the second is Holland. I worked in Antarctica for six months as a dishwasher. Later on I lived in Holland for a year and a half. The corresponding fiction pieces are excerpts that they inspired in my book The Good Luck Knot.
La goutte
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Durant le XXe siècle, un climat de "Far West" animait souvent les contrées du sud de la Normandie, particulierement le Bocage et le Domfrontais. Le sport national était la fraude. En fait, les bouilleurs de cru pensaient qu'ils ne faisaient que récupérer ce que l'Etat leur volait. Voici l'histoire cocasse de mait' Ducreux et de la mère Fatou.
City Stories
By Adele Cosgrove-Bray
Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: Commonwealth 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
By J Vergara
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
By John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
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)
By Mac Dyson
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!
By Garden Urthark
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
By John Mack
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.