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What to Say to Someone Who's Dying
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this slender volume, Chanel Earl explores the many faces of grief, the grief of children, parents, those set to die, and those left behind. This debut collection of tightly written prose weaves together themes of loss and family as well as the hope peculiar to youth. These stories of acceptance and resolve ask questions about love and the beauty of life.
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: The Bird is the Word (Story #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
When Joseph and Maya show up at The Bird Is the Word pet store, Bird knows he’s finally found the perfect family. Well, almost perfect. They’ve brought Grandpa along with them. Find out the answers to these questions and more in the uproarious second short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series! Special Bonus Feature: Flight. Everything you wanted to know about how Bird gets around.
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: The Battle Begins (Story #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bird and Grandpa stay home in Massachusetts while Mother, Father, Joseph and Maya head south for a winter holiday. When Grandpa determines to set tropical Bird free in freezing February, Bird must use every bit of bird brain power to outsmart him. Here come Bird and Grandpa in the hilarious first short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series!
The North Star is Nearer
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Logan Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Best-selling author Evelyn Eaton wrote a series of light-hearted stories about her life in England, France, and Canada in the years between the wars. Those stories, published in The New Yorker, form the basis for two autobiographical volumes, Every Month was May and The North Star is Nearer. Although the stories were written and published a lifetime ago, their appeal is timeless.
Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 03
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Step into the world of bestselling writer Sonia Rumzi's "Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 03", six novelettes of entertaining characters, perplexing situations and outright shocking tales of the human condition; stories of what people do to each other. Life.
Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 02
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Step into the world of bestselling writer Sonia Rumzi's "Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 02", six novelettes of entertaining characters, perplexing situations and outright shocking tales of the human condition; stories of what people do to each other. Life.
Sparrow Swift Action (international intrigue)
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Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sparrow and Sally are back. Our PT Pulp Heroes must try to save a new set of good people trapped by a twisted world. This is the second book in the Sparrow Swift series. New stories about Sparrow and Sally's adventures will come out every two weeks.
Will Write SciFi For Food
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Series: Will Write SciFi for Food, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 13 Christian (and non-Christian but still clean!) short science fiction and fantasy stories from the author Tim Baer.
Around the World in 80 Pages
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Sharon E. Cathcart presents ten short stories of various genres, each taking place in a different location. With subject matter ranging from paranormal to historical fiction, urban fantasy to literary fiction, there is something in this sampler for everyone.
The Big School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
For many little boys their big brother may be a hero or a villain. Malcolm Dunkley's big brother is our Eric. Plotter of plots, planner of escapades, Eric wages continual war against teachers, bullies and anyone else he thinks he can get the better of without them noticing.
Cocktail: Short Stories about Relationships
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Relationships are like cocktails. Every relationship is a unique labyrinthine melange of emotions, shaken and stirred, and, like each cocktail, has a distinctive flavour and taste. The twenty-seven stories in this collection explore fascinating aspects of modern day relationships: love, romance, sex, betrayal, marriage, parenting and even pet parenting.
The Ditch And Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Unusual stories, unusually told probably sums up this quintet. 'The Ditch' has an unexpected ending, 'Flight' tells the story of a man who's sure his plane's going to be hijacked, and 'Thumb' is a really weird, scary story. Add in a couple of others and what you've got is definitely not a comfortable read, but it'll make you think. It's well worth the effort.
The Stoplight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Early one morning, a driver encounters a mysterious obstacle. Will this light ever change? A short short story.
Tea. Drums And Speed
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Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six short stories offering a surprising range of topics, this little group sets out to make the reader think a little. They range from deliberate rumour-spreading, the tale of a 1960s pop band, the interesting world of a vicar's wife and her sisters and a sporting tale. Add in a couple of other very short works and the whole becomes worthy of its description – 'thought-provoking'.
Hunger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of 4k words When he first saw the starving foreign child, he was five years old; the next time he saw her, he was six—and she was a ghost. A ghost who came at the start of every Christmas, lingering for twelve days before she once again left him in peace. Why did she choose to haunt him? And what, in the end, must he do to give the the peace they both deserve?
For the Love of God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of 4.5k words A young Henry. A young Thomas of London. One, by politics, determination, and birth, the King, and one, a commoner, and outsider at Court. We know how their friendship played out, in the end: with the murder of Thomas Beket. But where would the friendship have ended had the murder not occurred, had there been no death in the cathedral?
Shadow of a Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of 5k words. April Stevens works, day in and day out, in an office, part of the secretarial pool. There is nothing remarkable about her life; it is pristine, organized, ordered. She dislikes change, dislikes the unpredictable. But she is changing, and in ways that she can’t predict, doesn’t understand, and can no longer hide...
From Inside These Prison Walls: Book Two, Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by MLR Publishers. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is Book Two in my new series. It is a collection of nine short stories written from inside prison.
Wiseguy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Wiseguy is a new twist on a classic mob tale. Wannabe mobster Joey is stunned to learn that his mob family has gone legit due to the power of Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software. With the help of Jersey girl Isabella, Joey must learn to collect cash using Dynamics GP instead of a baseball bat.
The Black-Eyed Susan
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Series: Parallels. Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A short story from the world of the "On Dark Shores" fantasy series. Ten years before the action in that novel, a ship's captain goes to Scarlock to see the moneylender Copeland, pleading for more time to pay off his debt. 1.5k words