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My Half of The Story
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Grace knows more about calming me than I’ll ever learn, even when she’s brusque or bluntly demands order I still can find it weirdly comforting, though I take it from no other. She knows what I need and now it seems she knows a lot more.
All Night Long, I Remember You
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Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
They fell in love when their past wouldn't have allowed them to. Two friends crossed the boundaries of a horizon where only a few had gone. Those who survived vowed never to return again. Will the future be kinder?
September
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you draw a word every day in September and let it inspire you to write a story with exactly 100 words? You will find out when you read this book.
Headshots
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story collection is loaded with shotgun blasts that deliver the goods on life in all its pain and glory. Inside, a boy learns how hard it is to be good in post war Mississippi, a father teaches his beloved daughter her place in the world, and an elderly doctor makes the ultimate sacrifice on a dying planet. All this, plus plenty more to keep an avid reader’s head engaged.
Santa's Ninja Elves
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Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Santa’s Ninja Elves: two short stories depicting elite elves whose missions are to protect Santa against all enemies using an assortment of cinna-bombs, candy cane bullets, tinsel traps and throwing bells and intelligence from the fortune-telling Mrs. Clause. After years of dedicated service, Santa decides to reward them by helping them find love on Christmas.
Sui Generis
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Price: Free! Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder," "Les Pensees Dangereuses") presents a sampler of essays and short fiction. The collection features "Heart of Stone," a short story never previously published.
Off The Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of assorted Short Stories by an Indian Teenager
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.