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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 » Drama
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?
The Strange Adventures of Margery Jones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Every time you make a decision, you create an alternate universe. Some people get obsessed with these "roads not taken." They think that if they made different choices, their lives would have turned out better. I should know: I'm one of them. My name is Margery Jones, and I want to see what my life should have been. There's just one problem: someone wants me dead, and I don't know who I can trust.
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: 6,140. 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.
God's Little Gifts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dahlia waits at the airport terminal for her son who's returning from his summer visit with his father. She waits and waits...and waits...then panics.
Veronica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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.
A Guilty Conscience
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story sketch about mist and guilt and life decisions.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
The View From Up Here
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Faced by life-altering news, a man stands on the edge of the abyss, looks out over his life, and ponders his future. Talking to yourself can be something quite different when you’re possessed of two minds. "The View From Up Here" is a flash (very short) speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
The Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is a very short story about a girl who has a 150-year old candy jar on her desk that is a family heirloom. After she leaves work on Friday, another girl accidentally breaks it and tries to replace it.
Simon's Armbands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Simon lives in a high rise by day and goes out at night to see bands. Tonight it’s the Gang Of Four. His punk jacket is full of safety pins and insignias and he wears armband swastikas. His punk paraphernalia are always arguing amongst themselves and they call each other posers. Their arguments give Simon his energy for dealing with his daily problems.
A Hell of Heaven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Willem has grown up in the City, an intensely crowded society in which no detail goes unmonitored and no deviation is tolerated. When he sees what is outside for the first time in his life, the sight will change him forever and introduce him to the unthinkable: another way of life.
Lifeline Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a fiction short story about an air ambulance helicopter pilot who has trouble forgetting about the horrible injuries and the deaths he sees in his job.
Brinkmanship
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a fiction short story about a certain type of salesman who is very observant, creative, knows people, which makes him a successful seller.
On-Line Dating Schemes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book will show you actual emails and chats of real on-line dating scammers and how they try to get money from you. It will also explain ways that you can protect yourself against being scammed. On-line dating is fun, but you need to be able to protect yourself from scammers.
Hallowed Be Thy Name
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 168,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Faithless, pill-popping Rev. Jack Clark has a road-rage accident that threatens not just his own impious life, but the coalition of megachurches whose pronouncement of an impending Rapture has taken on a profitable life of its own. Meanwhile, two death row prison guards decide to create their own religious movement around a convicted serial killer.
Conflicting Hearts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Two lovers, with different desires, collide in a tale of one woman's struggle to overcome the effects of childhood sexual abuse.