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My Friend Ron or My Brush With The Men Going Their Own Way Movement
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ron is...Ron is Ron. He's thirty-four, works as a parking attendant, and he's sworn off women. A member of the Men Going Their Own Way Movement, Ron is determined to include me. Trouble is, I have a girlfriend.
The Water Drop
By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A sweet and simple story that relates the joys and experiences of life to that of a drop of water.
Granite Republic
By J.P. Medved
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A story told through news clippings, video transcripts, leaked documents, and gripping first hand accounts, Granite Republic details the explosive stand of one small state against a tyrannical national government.
Nicole.
By CJ Fendt
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A winter night, and an abnormal call for the ambulance leads to a paramedic getting more than he bargained for.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
By Robin Dalton
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
By Samuel Willoughby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
En alles is ijs
By Wendy Schuchmann
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
The Pillars of Light
By Daniel Lee
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
Ghost Flight
By Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was just like any other flight, on any other day - except it vanished into thin air, and all the 21st centuries technologies could not find it for many days. A short piece of 'live fiction' that speculates on where the Ghost Flight might be.
The Finisher
By T. W. King
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)
The Recliner
By J. Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story follows a boy obsessed with a velvet recliner in his house.
Johnny’s Unmaking – A Philosophical Dilemma
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Johnny believes he’s only matter and he wants to unmake himself atom by atom to see if what he believes is true. Problem is he’s got a good job and a steady girlfriend and not only that he's unsure if his mind will be there to witness his unmaking at the end. A mindful parfable by the author of Colin’s Head Bumps.
From the City of Shem
By Nadja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This book is Nadja’s first collection of poetry spanning several decades. It is reminiscent of classical poets of transcendental quality. The 72 selections are spiritually, metaphysically based and many create joy in the hearts of the readers. Nadja draws upon nature and the soul for her inspiration which is evident in her writing.
Random Thoughts & Poems
By Nadja
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This book is Nadja’s most recent poetry collection. The 52 poems run the gamut of human emotions from exuberance to deep insight. These inner monologues are meant to inspire and provide companionship. Nadja draws upon nature and the soul for her inspiration which is evident in her writing.
Share Everything
By Timothy J. Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
The Box
By Leonard Little
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Box is heart warming tale of a magician's box that's been passed down through four generations,
Anonymous
By José Ignacio Quiñones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Lost in a sea of trouble from my crippling vice, I sought guidance and help from an unlikely source, Anonymous.
Young King Arthur Dawn of the Light Episode Three, A World of Darkness and Light
By John Pirillo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Arthur has made a transition in his skills in handling people. In this episode Arthur is faced with the devious Morgana again as well as Uther Pendragon. He must come up with the most perfect wedding gown possible for Morgana or forfeit his life.
Being Prince Charming
By D.L. Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
~A 1Night Stand Military Romance~ "You’re no Prince Charming." Gunny has given up everything, including the Marine Corps, for a second chance with the woman he loves. Madam Eve has given him one night to prove to his ex-wife Lissa he’s all she ever wanted. Fail, and she’ll marry another man in the morning. For this Marine—failure is not an option.
The Furrowed Brow
By Eric Praschan
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
London, 1705. In an isolated country home, Anthony, an eccentric bachelor obsessed with studying human behavior, embarks on an unorthodox experiment: switching places with his butler, Philip. What begins as an innocent, amusing analysis soon turns into a perilous ordeal, leaving Anthony with a life-altering choice to make.