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La Segretaria
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Italian. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Spesso tutti noi ci troviamo costretti a indossare una maschera nella vita, sul lavoro, o in qualche altra occasione. Questo racconto ci "insegna" come spesso la sostanza sia più importante della forma e come il consiglio di una segretaria possa risolvere una situazione difficile.
Fuego inútil
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Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: Spanish. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
“Fuego inútil” reúne cuatro poemarios de Hernán Zamora, anteriores a su libro “A contrasombra, padre”. Retrospectivamente, lo interpreta fundación del poemario que hace de la relación padre/hijo la parte primordial de una obra que no deja entrever su forma proyectada, pero se explica desde una intimidad que se interroga, orientándose hacia comprenderse dentro de un paisaje de otredades.
Bathtime at La Chapel Blanche (Seven Tales of a Tokyo Love Hotel)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Seven visitors cross paths in the rooms and corridors of La Chapel Blanche, a love hotel in Tokyo. Each may have entered for vastly different reasons, but eventually each is confronted with the same question: when and how to leave.
Salle des Pas perdus
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: French. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cinq nouvelles très courtes sur des êtres que vous auriez pu croiser un jour au détour d'une rue, d'un couloir. Leur dénominateur commun ? L'errance, le questionnement et le tragique de leur situation. Au sommaire : Une rencontre, T'es où ?, Le banc, Mirakel-Man et Stockholm.
La Stella
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Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: Italian. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Nulla è ciò che sembra. Questo il filo conduttore di questo racconto che descrive uno spaccato della vita di una stella discesa nel nostro mondo. Estratto dall'antologia "LA NEBBIA e altri racconti", è uno dei 15 racconti che la compongono.
Why Is Marijuana Illegal?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 162,170. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
An American classical liberal discovers the Jewish Question and the cognitive dissonance that ensues makes him rocket himself into orbit by means of a sex change then he now she comes back to America.
One Bad Job
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,460. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Excessive Force
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Excessive Force is the first short story in the Blackman: The Revolution series. On his first trip out, Blackman discovers police assaulting a junkie. In order to stop the attack, he must risk his own freedom, as well as his vigilantist objective.
The Avenging Act
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Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
“You raped by body, not my soul, I will rape your soul, not your body.” This is what Abhita promised to the two men, who had raped her. The Avenging Act is the story about 23 year old Abhita Sahni. Brutally raped, in a busy locality in New Delhi, she decides to fight those people, who caused irreparable scars on her soul. This is a chilling account of her journey to achieve justice.
朝日 Asahi: Morning Sun
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: Tagalog (Filipino). Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Naisip ko na magtanong ng oras sa kanya kahit na alam ko ang oras. Parang ang sarap niyang kausap habang siya'y nag-iisa. Wala kaming ibang kasama kundi kami lang dalawa. Pakiramdam ko, para kaming nasa isang isla ng kawalan kung saan kaming dalawa lang ang mag-kasama.
Vote Tekno Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Displaced and prematurely cynical, 24 year-old Selene arrives in London in 1997 with one goal in mind: to erase herself. Moving through the capital's gigs, clubs, parties and squats, she sheds her old identity piece by piece, in search of a part of her life that hasn't been tainted by superficiality. But will there be anything left when she's done?
The Divisive Chorus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
At forty-nine, Jennifer lives the life of an addict. Alone in a four-bedroom house. And no recollection of the past. But one day, she knows for sure, it will all burst apart. A story of isolation, despair and false hope. The Divisive Chorus: A Short Story.
Living on the Knife's Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Protege: Part I
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Price: Free! Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A bartender, Charlie Grifter, is taught the 'tricks of the trade' by a pool tournament champion, Big Milwaukee, shortly before his demise.
Sophie's Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: Australian English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sophie was sweet and kind - until the day someone messed with her.
The Carer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dark psychological tale of patricide by proxy, the corrosive effects of unbridled power - and of what happens when you outsource your loved ones to people who don’t actually love them.
Last Ride to Eternity
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 87. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The story of a person, who was aspiring to be a writer, while earning his livelihood by driving a cab in New York City, can definitely make readers believe that there is definitely something called destiny.
Mi vida por el suelo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Francisco Moser, el protagonista de Mi vida por el suelo, recibe por error un email donde Elisa, la mujer con la que ha compartido los últimos 13 años, duda de su relación. El miedo al rechazo y la apatía producida por la vida burguesa que ha construido le animan a emprender un camino en soledad a través de sus propias contradicciones.
A Day Out
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 83. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hearing about accidents or the death of a known person she would have run out of her house to the house in mourning, but it was not like that. Once when she had heard that a particular neighbor’s daughter got engaged, she had almost run out to meet the girl and her parents. Nothing of the sort had happened.
A Late Night Tech Job (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
An experienced contractor runs the gauntlet for a late night tech job at a financial institution in the heart of Silicon Valley, getting past the trigger-happy security guard, dealing with younger co-workers who expect to get paid fabulous money for doing nothing, and saving a desperate project manager when everything goes wrong. (A 4,190-word short story.)