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Four-Way Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
970 words. A man's choices lead him to four red lights in the middle of nowhere, where he is haunted by a ghost of his past.
La difesa Alekhine
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: Italian. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Il suicidio di un pittore famoso dovrebbe dare il via ad un normale necrologio. Invece, per il giornalista che se ne occupa, diventerà un corsa contro il tempo.
Needs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What does job burnout feel like? Join a nurse as she works through her day; get inside her head as she attempts to balance her needs with her patient’s needs. Will she make it to the end of her shift? Will her patient?
Proxy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Friday Afternoon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a hurry, and stuck behind a dirty pickup truck on a lonely two-lane road in western North Carolina, corporate executive Bryce Stanford attempts a bad pass around the wrong guy. The events which follow will test his courage, his strength...and his soul. In the surreal tradition of The Twilight Zone, "Friday Afternoon" is an unforgettable journey into the inner reality of who a man really is.
.30-.30 Vision
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it enough for a young man to remember a fine Autumn day spent at the side of his father? Or do darker memories squirming in the depths of his brain matter more? Or even more: is it ever all right to kill a thing of beauty?
Metamorphosis of Me
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A reclusive man may be flubbing his reentry into society.
Old Farts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
Goalie Interference
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Hockey goalie Tarah 'TJ' Elliot is too busy stopping pucks to go looking for love. When her friend Natalie sets her up through Madame Eve's 1 Night Stand service, she grudgingly agrees to go. Her ultimate fantasy comes true when Scott Alarid, one of the top scorers in the league, shows up at her hotel room. Hockey player TJ can't possibly spend a night with him, but Tarah certainly can.
Ichthyology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The doctors said, when she was born, that the gills would eventually fade away on their own." "Michael Hartford's "Ichthyology" is brutal and eloquently told, a brilliant carnage of a story about a half-girl, half-reptilian fish whose provocative imagery swells up from the page." - Brooke Hall, "Baltimore City Paper"
Aldara's Wish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An imaginative tale about a young allicorn (half pegasus, half unicorn) who saves a life and is granted a wish in return. But what shall she wish for?
My Dancing Grandmother plus other award winning short stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of nine original short stories by Elizabeth Pulford, five of which have won awards. All stories have been published in either anthologies, on the radio, or literary magazines The stories marked with an ** have either won or been placed in the top three of national short story competitions in New Zealand.
Cowgirls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Dode, a cowgirl, provided sound advice and warm friendship for Frank in the loneliest days of his childhood. As an adult, far away now from ranching, he finds her spirit alive in the women he is drawn to, including his wife, a colleague, and his soon to be daughter-in-law. All of them are cowgirls, as Frank has learned to use the word.
The Roaming Mortician
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Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Washed up and wasted, punk's poster-boy, Slade Mortimer, is on his last leg. Running from everyone and everything he ever knew, Slade descends on Moonsock, a small town in west Tennessee, desperately seeking an inheritance and a chance at a new life.
Dinky's Demise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
She was fearless and he wanted to be fearless.
Scrying the Stocks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A short story. David Pendaran can see into the future with his magic laptop, making him millions in the stock market. But the magic is hard to control and comes at a deadly cost.
A Sort Of Homecoming
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two veterans from our recent wars catch up on mutual friends, their experiences, then ask the one question that seems the most important one of all.
Shafted Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.
The King Of 8.04PM
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Some wait patiently for their reign as absolute Monarch. Others are not so patient. Witness the shortest reign in history.