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The Hunted
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Series: Just Killing Time, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Carl Strang, having escaped from the Meadow View Hospital for the criminally insane, has struck out into the world determined to cause as much carnage as possible.
Sand Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Life is not a circle...it's a spiral. You come back to not where you were, but a place that has familiarity. Arny Woods' earliest and fondest memory was in playing soldiers in the sandbox in the back yard. He was too young to see the cycle return in high school, but the shock of combat at D Day opened his eyes.
Remembering Sergeant Sam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It's been decades since Billy Stewart has thought about Sam Wolinski, but when Ruben Gomez, a former brother-in-arms, calls out of the blue to inform him the Sergeant from their Vietnam days has passed away, all manner of memories - some still unresolved - surface for both of these veterans.
I Draw Tight My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A fabulous monologue spoken by a hand gun which talks to the reader about its anxiety and what it thinks is happening outside the small bedroom drawer in which it sits. The gun tells of its fears and delusions, and the challenges it might face in anticipation of unknown threats that might befall it.
Last Orders at Waterloo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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After arriving back from a drinking contest in the pub one night, Dave is surprised to find that his long time partner, Belinda is seductively waiting in the bedroom, but then finds out that it is not really him for whom she is waiting.
The Red Men
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Price: Free! Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Just as life is looking up, George finds himself trapped in a nightmare from his childhood. He must fight his fears in order to return to reality or be trapped forever. There is help from an unlikely visitor to his nightmare, someone he thought lost forever.
Child Full of Stars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Meet a man who is dying, face-down in an alley on a strange world, with a knife wound in his guts. He is surely doomed, until a child comes to help him. But why is this filthy street child helping him, and where will this child take him? The answers run deeper than the surface suggests, and this unlikely pair have more in common than you might think.
Man of Spirit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mass psychosis, technology and the power of charisma. In 1997 a boy is born with the personal allure to profoundly influence anyone he comes into contact with. A futuristic short story about a transformative meeting and the harrowing eventuality of idolatry.
Socrates, Unafraid
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Join a teacher in a virtual world contemplating a hopeless future, reaching out to find a way to make a better world. Flash fiction, under 1,000 words.
Come, Come!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Where is your home, if not the place where you seem to belong?
When the World Disappeared (Free Version)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Abhi is lying in bed when the whole world disappears and he finds himself floating in empty black space. What happens next will make you question your own notions of reality.
When the World Disappeared
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You set the price! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Abhi is lying in bed when the whole world disappears and he finds himself floating in empty black space. What happens next will make you question your own notions of reality.
The Last Words of a Suicidal Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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the story of a disillusioned ungalleried artist who decides to leave the world by painting a masterpiece in his own blood written and left behind by a an equally disillusioned author just before he commited suicide.
Elmore's Accident
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"It was that most loathsome of all things: an uncanny, routine-disrupting inconvenience and anomaly." Elmore had never reckoned on the paranormal or the preternatural. But now that he's had his accident, he is "seeing" certain events in the near future – including his own (although he doesn't know it yet).
The Paranoia Helix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The guy’s idea of self comes from all the words spoken and written in the world. But lately they’ve got negative. And his old girlfriend’s photo of him has gone viral. He tries to engage with people by going online. But in the end he decides to write a book about his life using all the words said and written about him. Needless to say he still won’t be happy.
Saturday Night (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A brief exploration of monotony, and routine. A two-man game of Russian Roulette.
'A Conversation of Inconclusive Results'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is the story of a group of college kids out to have fun. As perhaps some readers of Brad OH Inc. can relate to, they end up imbibing heavily, and their discussion begins to steer towards some very metaphysical topics. Will the slobbering-drunk Ethan find the answers he’s looking for from his friends? Or will the conversation only lead him down a path lacking in intellectual succor entirely?
Dust
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Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story of pronounced madness in a modern, mechanical world. A solitary night watchman at a museum faces his own inadequacy when compared with the museum's security system. As he sinks into depression and alcoholism, a woman appears, seemingly from nowhere, and plucks the watchman from despair in order to further her own otherworldly hobby.
Betty
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A depressed high school girl who feels trapped by life tries to kill herself, and fails. Afterward she's forced to learn a lot about herself and the world around her. A short story.
Veronica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a short fiction story that begins with a shy, sixth grade boy and a very intelligent girl classmate who throughout school, to the twelfth grade, tries to get him to date her.