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Whose Novel?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An in-house editor wants to publish an author's novel in the name of the editor's son.
That Damn Moon
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Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a dozen roses and dinner with your beautiful wife is beckoning…..
Tales of Lost Love
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This sometimes humorous, sometimes passionate, sometimes sobering romance anthology features a mix of short stories and poems all of which tell a tale of lost love.
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a very short, fun interlude in the Hiding Behind The Couch series. Unlike the rest of the series, which is written in third-person (semi-omniscient) past tense, this short story is written in first-person present tense. It has no real bearing on anything else that happens in the series; it is what it is: an Easter Egg.
The Lottery
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Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jack Jameson believes he has complete control over his life. But one day a random occurrence sends his world into a tail spin, delivering a warped destiny that has been patiently waiting for years. A short story centering around irony and fate, "The Lottery" examines the darkness of the human psyche and the power of anger.
Les porte-parole
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
Quand deux formations politiques rivales font écrire leurs discours par le même ordinateur.
Falling Leaves Don't Weep: A Thirteenth Hour Epilogue
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An elderly king reflects on a restless life of self-absorption, hedonism, and dissatisfaction after falling leaves blow into his bedroom one night when he's unable to sleep.
Aftermath
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
it is a short story about a student's mistake in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to deal with because of her action.
Aftermath
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a short story about student's realization in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to take on.
Atheist Afterlife
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Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.
Flayed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3500 words. Donte is a veteran and a colonist on a struggling new world under a hot young flare star. For most of the colonists, the struggle is in coaxing crops out of the alien soil and avoiding the radiation of the flares. But for Donte, he must also deal with the lingering trauma of war -- and a body that feels skinned alive without the armor he once wore in the army.
Micheal
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You set the price! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story told by David. Locked within his own body, he sees, hears and feels everything, especially pain. Utterly alone, he is assumed to be brain damaged beyond hope. That is until Michael comes- a very different kind of nurse.
Fábulas de nuestro tiempo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Dramatilda, Plácido y Rabión, Arac. Una cobra, dos cachalotes y una pequeña araña son los protagonistas de tres relatos breves formados a la manera de las fábulas tradicionales en las que los animales nos ayudaban a comprender y aprender aspectos importantes para la vida. Historias sencillas que tocarán tu espíritu y tu corazón.
Hear Me.
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Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
Walking Where the Dead Ships Dwell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Growing up had been hard, he would admit. But times such as these sometimes had to be experienced in order to mature and grow. You never really become an adult until you have experienced pain, loss and grief; the likes of which, echoed through his mind one after the other on a repetitive, perpetual merry-go-round. The first one went in a crash. The second in a whisper. The third with a bang.
Mafia Math (growing up Sicilian)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by RandyTatano. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If you're good at math and your last name ends in a vowel, you've got a future in this Italian neighborhood.
A Battle With My True Self
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
To AB: Get out of here. I do not need your always negative opinion. To Ms. Crazypants: Get out of here as well.
A Concise Re-telling of the Life of God
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Price: Free! Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Before the beginning, God was lonely. Finally the true tale of the life of God is told. From before the Big Bang through vaguely intelligent design to the present day and onto a rather bleak future The Concise Re-Telling of the Life of God documents the lonely misunderstood life of our all-seeing Lord and how She overcome her inauspicious beginnings and journeyed towards a happy-ish ending.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...