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A Winter's Kill (A Jared Colwright Thriller)
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Series: Jared Colwright, Prequel to Killing Freedom. Price: Free! Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jared Colwright is a professional at what he does. What he does is kill. In A Winter's Kill, Jared travels to Moscow to assassinate a renowned restaurant owner. But carrying out the hit turns out more difficult than Jared could ever have imagined, as he faces one of his biggest challenges yet. A short story introducing Jared Colwright, who also appears in Killing Freedom.
The Old Grass Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by StormSage Central Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story set in the Australian bush, from a very unique perspective.
Perguntas-me?
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Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Quarenta e seis histórias pequeninas com ilustrações nos rostos. As histórias também têm rostos? Ora, as histórias são multidões de rostos, desejos, sonhos e gostos. Que histórias estão nestas páginas? Perguntem ao livro.
Man Camp
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Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories about family love, discovery, revenge. A working class father tries to maintain a connection with his family over a very long distance. An unlikely explorer on Mars stumbles upon what may be the greatest discovery in history. A widowed mother gets an unusual second chance at love via a time machine. An angry man seeks revenge on a system which wronged him.
De Ángeles
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Una breve antología del autor. Cinco historias cortas sobre distintas clases de ángeles y demonios.
Waiting in Chicago
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Two mortal enemies sat at a small wooden table. Neither spoke a word; they just looked deeply into each other’s eyes. The world around them had completely vanished as though it no longer existed.
Not My Thing - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
When The Dancing Freemasons embark on their first major tour, Jeff’s dreams of being a rock star have come true – until he can no longer connect with the music. One night after a show, he meets a woman who might be the one to get the music flowing again, but is the cost worth it? (From the author of the women's fiction novel "The Lone Wolf.")
The Bus
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Series: Let Me Clear My Throat - Short Stories, One at a Time, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
(3.00 from 1 review)
Zane's paranoia has been growing, and now he has a gun. The third in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday's Gold.
How About ... Variety Smack?
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Series: Let Me Clear My Throat - Short Stories, One at a Time, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Harold and Steeven want to build a web comic together ... if only Steeven can stop thinking of bacon, and Harold can stop from killing Steeven. The fourth in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday's Gold.
The Prospect Of A Sweet Career
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
I was challenged to write a story containing the words "requital" and "chocolatier". This is the result.
Spare Parts
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Series: Principal Parts, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a city on the edge of the continent - in a place where the real and the surreal melt in a foggy fondue and everything is possible - on streets where homeless people get heckled by defunct Roman Emperors, where lovers tell their futures by deciphering tattoos and Death is just one of many tenants barely making a living out of transient hotels, in such a city, what would it take surprise someone?
The Stadium
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
After weeks of waiting, Dan is finally able to be in the live audience of his favorite show. It should be a normal episode, yet as Dan watches the contestants he notices one girl in particular. Dan becomes convinced that the show plans to kill her. Yet what can he do from way up in the stands and who would listen to him if he did? Also includes a sample of The White Lilac, a YA dystopian novel.
Short Stories of an Untreated Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Containing four short stories, each one exploring its own themes and darkness.
Down South
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short fiction sampler. Each story is a quick and economical read - seven or fewer pages in length.
A Trilogy of Unrelated Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of three short-short stories. If you enjoy these tales, please come on back to Smashwords to discover other works of fiction by Julie Frayn.
The Bridport Reject Collective: Six Cruel and Unusual Short Stories.
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Price: Free! Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This anthology contains five short stories exploring themes of loss, loneliness, childhood, fatherhood and the ghostly, unexplained connections to the world and to each other that we all have, whether we notice them or not.
The Vagary Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Vagary Tales are a collection of eight short stories that each follow a separate path on a wandering journey. Several genres are represented, so there is a story to appeal to almost anyone.
After the Gun II - prioritized harmonics
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Series: UTG. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Prepare yourself to dive into the second episode of the cereal anthology known as ‘After the Gun’. Breathe in, breath out, make sure and collect your belongings from the seat back pocket. The road to Valhalla is paved with brave misconceptions. Move past the current patterns, push yourself capriciously, and make sure to release the parking brake- b2
The Majestical Mystery Cure
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Price: Free! Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The story of a man who wanted to cure hair loss, and ended up curing everything. Full of excitement, adventure, imagination, romance, philosophy, and pie.
The Scene Behind a Veil
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Price: Free! Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Scene behind a Veil is a collection of short stories, based on varied themes - from religion to terrorism, from true love to politics of marriage and from Mumbai rains to Alibag beaches. The infinite possibilities of a zero, seen through a lover's eyes; lipstick politics in a new household; holistic healing through the hands of a nervous young doctor... Many more stories...