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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Means of Support
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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Five years ago, Evan lost almost everything. Now he rents his house out to a bunch of vulnerable, wonderful kids, and, with the help of his best mate, Cam, he tries to find a meaning to his life through helping them. The arrival of the latest naive young refugee from a homophobic family could be a disruption or a blessing. Is he finally ready to move on from his grief?
Tinytown
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 127,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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In a dystopian England in the 2050s, where technology is used to shrink people who cannot pay size insurance, Tom Flack must fight for the rights of the small. But he has big enemies, including his ex-wife - TV's Tallulah Twinkleplum - and her grotesque brother Lloyd. This first novel includes intrigue, action, humour, drugs, sex, plastic surgery and hedgehogs - but not necessarily in that order.
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
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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.
Living on the Knife's Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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A romantic drama set in London, this is a contemporary short story about the uncertain business of living. On the knife's edge between love and tragedy, Adam Reid is a young doctor who finds that mending broken lives is not a vocation for the faint-hearted.
One Bad Job
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Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Career criminal Billy Jensen and his pals have plotted for more than a year to take down Gennady Konovalov's jewelry store. When the plan doesn't work out exactly as planned, the survivors go into hiding. After Alexi Nikolayev Petrovski, head of the Solntsevskaya in Houston, captures Billy's long-time girlfriend, the crew is left with no choice but to meet the Russian mobster on his turf.
El Escarabajo de Oro
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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La historia de un niño creciendo en Valdivia, al sur de chile, y cuyas aventuras se entrecruzan con un viejo misterio que ha aquejado a su ciudad por casi 30 años: la leyenda del escarabajo de oro. Cada capítulo, nombrado tras una obra de Poe, cruza entre la realidad y la fantasía de esta obra semi-autobiográfica en que el autor intenta unir su historia con las obras que marcaron su infancia.
Conformity Bullet
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You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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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
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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
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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
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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.
The Visitors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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When her gangster boyfriend Tim is sent down, Susie Jones’ life is thrown into turmoil. Left to run his criminal empire, Susie finds solace in new acquaintances made in Strangeways Visitors’ Centre with unforeseen consequences.
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
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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.
Poduke Iz Posebne Proljetne Ponude
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Price: Free! Words: 26,620. Language: Croatian. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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Zbirka priča neobičnog naslova Poduke iz posebne proljetne ponude pravi je sajam jezičnih kalambura, političkih nekorektnosti, vrlo duhovitih apsurdnih konstrukcija, egzistencijalističkog bijesa, društvene ravnodušnosti i fabularnog minimalizma. Davor Šišović (Glas Istre)
Scream If You Wanna Go Faster
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Ink Smith Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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On April 29, 1959, Ford Motor Company’s 50 millionth car rolled off the assembly line. It was a Galaxie 500 4-door sedan. That car traveled coast to coast, taking part in transcontinental races, promotional appearances and was eventually donated to the Henry Ford Museum. Four years later, Ford built its 60 millionth car.
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
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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».