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Eveandrude the Holy Mistress of Aether
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Divine Eveandrude came to the world’s people so as to do good for them, and they worshiped her and followed her miracles. She told them she is the first cause of change unchanged by anything else, in a filthy time when the people needed direction. And all was good until she deliberately gaffed.
The Blackest Omen #1
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
THE MARKET FIRES part one: The Blackest Omen is made up of notes from the madness that we all have within us. One mind and a billion trying to kill every last bit of pain in the world. The chills are a touch, the fibers of hunger a meal.
Flower On The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
Saving the Baby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this intense short story by Nicolas Z Porter, Gunnery Sergeant Ben Crowley is trapped between past and present, but what's so bad about trying to save a baby?
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
Fishing in Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Peter escaped Hell and started on a better path. Now he's back in search of others who might finally be ready to leave. But Hell has a way of coming back to haunt you. When he gets separated from his guide, will Peter have what it takes to survive?
Live and Let Learn
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jason Dawds was a good husband, father and overall man. But does any of this matter if you are killed? This book explores possibilities and ideas.
Make Much of Time: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Intent on the stars, an astronomy professor realizes too late that he sacrificed a precious love for a dream he could never achieve. His loss awakens the young professor he mentors. She might choose life.
Un biglietto di sola andata
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
Justifiable Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story about one woman's abduction and her desperate struggle to keep herself alive at all costs. It contains disturbing adult themes, strong language, and explicit violence. Reader discretion is advised.
Minerva's Owl
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You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
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Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.
Little Boy Yao
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Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This a poem about a Boy King named Yao
Una voce nel silenzio - Invito alla lettura
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Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Estratto gratuito. “Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto...