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The Line That Deserted Him
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a bar, a clever sot is observed conning a naïve fellow patron for drinks and money.
The Tube Healer
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Price: Free! Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When a man witnesses a miracle on the London Underground system, he becomes obsessed with the healer who is travelling London's tube network, making changes in people at will. Who is the Tube Healer? Will the man who saw him ever meet him? And what do the authorities think of this strange entity that is adding a little bit of magic to the lives of millions of Londoners every day?
The Poet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Occasionally chance events take a person on a course never imagined. Simple as those we meet may seem, there could be an unexpected wisdom and wit waiting to unfold. These are the serendipitous events that change our lives for the better, even if we think differently at first. This tale is dedicated to the members of the sanitation industry, in which this story takes place.
Old Friends
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dmitri and Piotr have a gentleman's agreement to meet four times a year. Well it's a gentleman's agreement if a vampire and a werewolf can be called gentlemen. Piotr has missed it and it's up to Dmitri to rescue him at the risk of exposing their secrets.
The Streetwise Cycle
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You set the price! Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Streetwise Cycle is a series of nine interconnected short stories about people living unexpectedly interconnected lives on the streets of Los Angeles. A view of the city from people who sleep on its streets.
The Understanding of Women
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
James is in love with Imogen. Imogen has disappeared. With the help of an imaginary ex-girlfriend, James follows Imogen’s trail towards the grand romantic reunion he wants. He’s pretty sure… James could always understand everyone. Everyone but Imogen. Imogen was a mystery, and now James needs to find her. A light, whimsical novella of a boy who knows both too much and too little.
Conformity Bullet
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You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a dystopian future, friends and foes sometimes wear the same mask.
Slow and Quiet, Drift Away
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Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mugging and its aftermath, with the reader as victim.
Sub-Prime (The Love In A Hopeless Place Collection)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two powerless beings are swept together in a transient struggle for survival. Could the human spirit transcend the brutality and indifference of their brief experience before they are once again swept helplessly apart? Far more than a love story - this is a story about love. A short story of our times.
The Coffee House
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Obsessed with the smell of coffee? The coffee house smells divine, the very air around it is infused with a delicious coffee aroma. I've never been inside. I pass by on my walk and sniff the delicious coffee smell. I wonder if all the visitors to the coffee house have coffee breath. I wonder what they drink inside the coffee house and imagine all the delicious possibilities.
Billingstad
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man and a woman share a final painful goodbye on a local train; a short story about the final moments of a relationship: a return, a secret, a reality.
Hacia el Ruido y la Lluvia
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Price: Free! Words: 15,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Historias cortas que, partiendo desde lo cotidiano, permiten encontrarse con elementos como la amistad, la esperanza, o los deseos ocultos, enlazados desde mundos y personajes distintos, cada uno con alegrías, esperanzas y frustraciones propias. Compuesto por los relatos: «El Espejero», «Aristóbulo Jiménez, 29 Años», «Los Bichos», «Un día de Julio», «Cenizas de una Fábula» y «Motores y Corbatas».
Vrtlog
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Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: Croatian. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zbirka kratkih priča riječkog autora Gašperov Vlade, svojevrsne legende on-line kratkih priča kojima je pod svojim blog imenom Misko prisutan već godinama. Ova je knjiga izbor nekih ranijih tekstova. Kratke i eksplozivne, ove su priče odlično štivo i pitak izbor adrenalina, zabave i neobičnih situacija. Pravo osvježenje u vašoj on-line knjižnici.
Angela (The Love in a Hopeless Place Collection)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story. A mystery tale of a late night taxi ride where the final passenger may not be all that she seems. The fourth story in the 'Love in a Hopeless Place Collection'.
Corazones aislados
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Breakaway
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Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
2032. An independent state carved out of Italy is sliding into bloody chaos. A foreigner pursues a mission: to save the two children of his closest friends from murderous racist thugs. He is ready to pay any price, but will it be enough? Dark Future, good reading.
Autobiography Of A Duffer
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Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
(5.00 from 1 review)
A witty but insightful narration of ‘normal’ and ‘orderly’ cultural realisms of contemporary world, from the perspective of a young duffer. This duffer believes; a normal person should know how this world looks to a stupid, whom the world loves to label ‘abnormal’ and ‘disordered’, to truly visualize realities of benchmarking. This duffer’s wife asked him to make it different; he truly does it!
The Row Of Windows
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
She had been thinking about leaving town for quite some time now, and finally, she decided that tonight's the night. Passing a row of windows along her way, she takes a fleeting glance in each of them, and for a very brief moment, sees beyond her own troubled life and glimpses into the lives of others. But that does not matter anymore now, does it? She's leaving town, after all.
Good Note
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short flash fiction tale of when desperation meets opportunity aboard a commuter bus.
Bug
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Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine living with a bug that clings to the back of your skull. Only you can feel it. Is it really there? Are you insane? Join Blake on his journey in 'BUG' and decide for yourself. A weird short story by James Pollard.