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Judith the Obscure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand, Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepam in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
The Lost Podcast
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Series: Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father and son, one present, and one absent, share realities in a notably different New Yorker Fiction Podcast in 'The Lost Podcast', a story by Laurie Steed. "Laurie's enthusiasm for his craft is wonderfully infectious; his writing is honest and elegant. I recommend him in every way." – Brigid Lowry
The Last Bus Home
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A man receives a bus ticket in the mail from his dead mother. The ticket says Route Zero: Home. Everything in his life from his mother's death up to this point has been as dull as cinder blocks and just as dirty. Should he take the Zero bus? What waits for him at the end of the line?
Cheery Red
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You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Blue Air
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Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In an impossibly strange short story by T. Mix, a young woman learns to astral project.
O Estuprador Gentil
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You set the price! Words: 510. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Após uma breve xícara de café com um desconhecido, Helena desperta amarrada em um quarto sujo.
El sol del norte
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Spanish. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Germán Camacho López, El cuento el sol del norte.
Haunted
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
A real estate developer acquires a spooky old house. Everything is quite normal, he keeps telling himself, though it won't sell and he doesn't like being there alone...
Knock-knock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The novella is about a girl who takes care of a little boy. The story describes a few days happening in winter when they are expecting Santa Claus.
Ruído: histórias curtas e não tão curtas
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruído é uma coletânea experimental de diversas histórias; contos e poemas que vão do bizarro ao romântico e do lúdico ao psicodélico. Há um ruído no espaço e nada pode o parar.
School for Seduction
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cynical veteran of the Great War who is a member of a secret society of seduction gets pulled into an erotic game of sexual politics as it plays out across the clubs, cafes and alleyways of Paris in 1923. From the story collection “Long ago, far away.”
Fuego inútil
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Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: Spanish. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
“Fuego inútil” reúne cuatro poemarios de Hernán Zamora, anteriores a su libro “A contrasombra, padre”. Retrospectivamente, lo interpreta fundación del poemario que hace de la relación padre/hijo la parte primordial de una obra que no deja entrever su forma proyectada, pero se explica desde una intimidad que se interroga, orientándose hacia comprenderse dentro de un paisaje de otredades.
Bllleeeggghhh!
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You set the price! Words: 2,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The tale of a young girl with a devious plan to skip out on an important test.
Bathtime at La Chapel Blanche (Seven Tales of a Tokyo Love Hotel)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Seven visitors cross paths in the rooms and corridors of La Chapel Blanche, a love hotel in Tokyo. Each may have entered for vastly different reasons, but eventually each is confronted with the same question: when and how to leave.
Salle des Pas perdus
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: French. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cinq nouvelles très courtes sur des êtres que vous auriez pu croiser un jour au détour d'une rue, d'un couloir. Leur dénominateur commun ? L'errance, le questionnement et le tragique de leur situation. Au sommaire : Une rencontre, T'es où ?, Le banc, Mirakel-Man et Stockholm.
The Desperate Light
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written over the course of one night, Carey tells the story of a man becoming truly lost.
Tooth and Claw
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories: 'Welcome to America' 'Inertia' and 'Diamond Rings and Plane Tickets'
Ants
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a boy dealing with personal crisis.
The Thing at the Window Knows My Name
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A free short blast of terrifying flash fiction by the acclaimed author of WHAT PRICE GORY and the upcoming tale HEROIN IN THE MAGIC NOW. Based on an original piece of art painted by the author.
One Bird, Two Bird, Three
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A struggling writer in Paris comes to grips with relationships in an effort to rediscover inspiration.