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A Life For Nicholas (The Nicholas Chronicles #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Life for Nicholas" details the life of a thirteen year old boy who is an orphan and living in the foster care system. He has to deal with adolescence, his sexuality, the loss of friends and abuse as he figures out his place in the world. This book is a novella of about 13,000 words and the prequel to "A Home For Christmas" by Matt Zachary.
WATER and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.06 from 18 reviews)
PETITIONS: A short story about a homeless man (contemporary fiction). ANGEL’S SONG: A companion short story to the novel “The Thorn”, book one of “The Chronicles of Gan” (speculative fiction). WATER: Based on the account found in the Gospel of John, chapter 5, verses 1-16, and the painting by Carl Bloch, “Healing at the Pool of Bethesda” (historical fiction).
Stories About Things
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Price: Free! Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Death preserved forever in drops of maple syrup - a name just out of reach - a bear's growl - a door that leads to... nowhere, and a man who walks through it. These are the stories of things: some just this side of reality, some just that side of... somewhere else.
A Darker Shade of Bright
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Price: Free! Words: 121,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories within a story of one man's immortality, glory, fall, and return to grace: and finally, to Joy everlasting. A middle-aged cop on enforced leave kidnaps his analyst and compels him to listen to his stories of former lives. The cop is convinced that his memories are real and not mere dreams or imagination. "PTSD", is the analyst's diagnosis. The outcome is undiscovered country...
The Amish versus the Mime
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The epic battle between the feirce Amish and the brutal mime. Could a battle so intense have a clear victor? For more visit www.banocanut.com
To Sweeten Boredom
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Price: Free! Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Crisp, enthralling, and well written short stories to lighten your leisure hours or shorten a long journey.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
February
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever thought about fruits? Now you can read about them. "February" is a collection of 29 drabbles inspired by fruits. One story for every day in February.
Six Impossible Things
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Price: Free! Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A new father is visited by his childhood imaginary friend. A woman falls in love with a cartoon character. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse show up at a big-box retail chain. Sometimes humorous, often poignant, and always memorable, the six short stories in this collection may just make you believe impossible things.
This Is Not the End
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Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the voices of folk music, and a man discovers a life on a city bus that he’d never thought possible. Plus six more.
Reality Check
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Do you ever get that sense of deja vu...a feeling that you've experienced something before? As computers get more and more complex, they are able to replicate the nature of reality in ever finer detail. How would we recognize if we were living in a computer simulation – a highly accurate world of virtual reality? Perhaps this isn't your first time...
For The Love Of God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
For intelligent, literate Christians who dislike the bombast and apocalypticism of most religious fiction, and for Amiable Agnostics who occasionally feel the urge: Ten journeys in faith, replete with miracles, mysteries, gentle preachments, and the occasional what-if. Unlike other establishments, the doors of the church are never locked. All are welcome. All ye that labor, come unto Him!
Where Sheep May Safely Graze
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Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The cat stared up at him as though it knew all about the entry and he was being tiresome about it. Then it proceeded to have a bath, the kind of cello-playing bath one feels obliged to look away from unless one knows the cat well. A collection of short (some very short) stories and poems, mostly about New Zealand, or cats, or sheep.
Ken's Tale & the Peterson Dilemma - Desperate Prequels
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Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ken Dahlgren watched the economy tumble. He knows the end is near. He and his wife plan for an economic cataclysm and stock their lake home with necessities. What Ken lacks are the guns to protect himself and Patty from the unknown. The search costs him dearly. The second story is about the rich Peterson clan, the moment after they realize they stayed in the city too long. Death is at their door.
A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From nihilistic elves to tortured snowmen and cursed gifts, A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories explores a different side to the holidays. These five tales will take you from the North Pole to an empty shopping mall on Christmas Eve, and even through the dark depths of the US Postal System. Whether you love the holidays or hate them, this is our gift to you.
PsychoHead Fiction Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short fiction; psycho-horror, supernatural, fantasy and psychotic behaviour.
A Peculiar Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From best-selling author Lisa Hinsley comes this peculiar collection of short stories with dark themes.
Tales of Ancient Rome Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish. The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st.
The Boy Who Drew In The Mud and other parables
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Price: Free! Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short parables and poems, each with a purpose to purvey an overarching moral. For those who love Aesop's Fables and Grimm's Fairy Tales, these original stories continue the aged tradition of meaningful stories for both the young and old.
Romance, Crime, Good Food: The Kathleen Valentine Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Kathleen Valentine, author of the Amazon Top Ten Bestselling horror/psychological thriller, “The Crazy Old Lady In The Attic”, this sampler contains four complete short stories, two full essays from her Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook/memoir, plus eight recipes in their entirety. Each story is complete, not a partial sample.