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A mistake of youth
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Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Futura is pregnant for the second time, and to Patrick it seems that their world is perfect, but news from the past might upset everything. Patrick is indeed contacted by one ex girlfriend, Arlene, who confesses having an almost-teenage daughter who might be his. He has no courage to disclose this to his wife. But there are also other news heralding pain. Futura and Patrick have been for years...
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto
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Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
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.
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
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
BYU is summoned before the Northeast Accreditation Commission. "We are concerned that your Honor Code violates our non-discrimination policy." Short story. (~7000 words)
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
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
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.
Adjective Narcissism
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
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
(3.50 from 2 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.
The Time Travel Trailer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lynne McBriar buys a vintage travel trailer and discovers that it contains a time portal, resulting in adventures and danger for her and her daughter.
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...
Red Shift Dreamer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A young mechanic struggles to escape a dark underbelly as she travels across the American desert, armed with only her pursuit of truth as she discovers the mystery of a nation-wide sleep and the violent sentient monsoons that plague the globe.
Last Call
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
You never know when it'll be your last day on Earth. On a day that started like any other, Taylor never imagined the devastating end it would bring.
The Dinner Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.