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Sjekira
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Series: Zimomora, 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: Croatian. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
"Zima ne dolazi. Zima je stigla." U bliskoj budućnosti klimatske promjene dovele su do kratkotrajnih ekstremnih vremenskih nepogoda. Gradovi koji nikada prije nisu bili prekriveni snijegom sada izgledaju poput nordijskih. Situacija se polako otima kontroli kako sistem kolabira. Drva nestaje, hrane je sve manje. Građani postaju očajni, sjekire neprocjenjive.
The John Doe
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Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They would have liked to know who the John Doe was, but more importantly they wanted to know what he was. And what was his power, the power they did not understand? He could not be allowed free. He was not an ordinary man.
The Bridge: A short story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A broken down truck blocking a bridge over the river in rural Holland leads to an unexpected encounter between a Dutch woman and an English holiday maker. Could this middle-aged, bearded man really be the young soldier she had fallen in love with when he dropped from the skies to capture the very same bridge 30 years ago?
The Watch
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1939 and war looms between Britain and Germany. An elderly Scottish politician boards a night sleeper train at Euston, London but this will be like no other journey he's made!
SCOTLAND ZEN and the art of SOCIAL WORK
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Price: Free! Words: 72,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book has everything, a dark family secret, adoption, a Scottish/Chinese social worker, a gay physiotherapist, romance, an Asian matchmaker, a fatal degenerative disease, a catholic funeral, a talking dog, religious conflict and much more, in a fast paced Scottish family saga set in the village of Carfin in Lanarkshire. Despite the drama it is a book that will hopefully make you laugh and cry.
Wistful Thinking
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Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Who knows what is going to happen next in any relationship? Can a woman ever relax & simply enjoy what is hers? When trouble hits home for one loving couple neither of them can escape the pain nor anguish that follows. Breaking up is hard to do especially when you've been together for thirty years. One woman thinks hard about freeing her man to jump straight into the arms of another loving woman.
When All is Lost!
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Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When all is lost for one particular guy there is something he needs to do! His woman has gone and she is living the high life with ‘Mr Successful’ himself! He tries to take stock of his life! Someone ought to help him to pull himself together and help is at hand from a trusted source.
The Perfect Wave, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
All she wanted was a quiet corner in which to read her book while the storm raged outside. But Jack had other ideas. He had a story to tell, of love and laughter and the power of memory, and she couldn't help but listen.
On the Terrace
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Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story. A sunny summer holiday. A few days relaxing in the corner of the bar terrace and observing a mixed bunch of guests.
In His Image
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Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story about a soldier in France during WWII who suffers a crippling wound after sacrificing his life for an ungrateful woman.
Berättigat Mord
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Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: Swedish. Published: June 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
Efter att ha sett ett klipp på nätet om hur amerikanska helikopterpiloter öppnar eld mot en folksamling i Bagdad, till synes helt utan provokation, skrev jag denna korta novell. Ur svenskt perspektiv.
The Rockets' Red Glare
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short snippet of alternative World War II history. A case of what might have been.
Safe
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Price: Free! Words: 111,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
Keeley Hunter, a legitimate safe cracker based in Germany, is struggling with chronic poor health, and a few months after the death of his partner and lover, Kristian, he travels home to New Zealand for a rest. While there he faces tragedy but also finds love again. On his return to Europe he encounters further danger that threatens his work and his life.
Next-doors' Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
This dialogue-only short story is based on an actual telephone conversation between the author and a very irate lady who was convinced he was allowing his cat to urinate in her flower beds.
Death By Drowning
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
There is one day every year when the good people of Insch, keep well away from their Kirk. It is the home of the ensign of HMS Rodney, and strange things happen on the anniversary of the sinking of the Bismark. Tourist Charles Toogood knew nothing of this when he paid a visit to honour the memory of his Grandfather, the ship’s gunnery officer. He ended up paying the ultimate price.
Anna Mary
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anna Mary, a recent and childless widow, has returned to rural Ireland, where she was raised by her grandparents, for the first time in 40 years. There in the lane she had run barefoot down every day, her thoughts turn to moments and people from the past. The sharply poignant memories create for Anna Mary a pathway through her aloneness to the decisions she must make for her future.
Letting Him Stay
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Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
How do you cope with the discovery of your husband's long term infidelity when there is no one to turn to? How much more can you learn about someone you think you already know? What choices can a couple make when they feel all is lost? Can a marriage survive the aftermath of a devastating coming to terms with the truth?
Caught on the Hop!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
What can a woman do when she hears from a trustworthy source that her husband is having an affair! Not only that - it is happening in her very own home as the bearer of such bad news speaks? Deciding to act first and worry about the consequences later she acts upon instinct! Is there a funny side?
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
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Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A character driven- macabre novel about Stalin’s dark period. It is a ruthless regime, persecuting Jews and Christian God believers,‘white' Russians, Trotskists and other communists. The arrest & killing machine of the Secret Police and Bolshevik Party did not stop at their own circles. Rabbi symbolizes a troubled citizen, having family problems, struggling and succeeding to get out.
Final Reward
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: British English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story dedicated to workaholics, wherever you are and whatever you do.