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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.)
Worthwhile
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 81. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
How easily we draw conclusions about others! We kind of become an authority on certain people we know and we boast about the knowledge of his or her character, habits, hobbies, family, and friends, but the truth is, we know very little about that person.
Solace
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ricardo is caught in flagrante delicto with a boy named Steve in his school's parking lot. The consequences are manageable until his parents kick him out. Now, with the rumors of the Night Stalker haunting the streets, Ricardo must navigate ruthless gangs, his god-crazy aunt, a wimpy tadpole classmate, to find his way back home again--if they will take him back ...
Muerte en el Luas
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You set the price! Words: 7,250. Language: Spanish. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Calum Meehan no sabía que se iba a encontrar en el Luas. Lo que sucedió en el tranvía lo cambió para siempre.
Asami
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Winner of the Best of Issue in Neonbeam magazine #4, this short tale of a Japanese woman caught up in a web of involuntary assassins is now available for free.
A Simple Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Meet Abhishek and Baani (Ab and Ba), two young people on the verge of love, and encounter Pits, the literary-minded novelist who is writing their romantic tale. This short novel is followed by a verse drama ('On a Winter's Night') in which a man and a woman in the more mature stages of their lives mysteriously meet and meditate upon the nature of relationship and love.
A Sorrowful River Runs Through Here (Short Stories)
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Series: A Trio of Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A trio of short stories about the sorrows of family life, featuring "Walking Into The Night," "The Hungry Red Devil" and "The Unfaithful Camera."
Hard Bop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A late night story about jazz, fatherhood and remaining airborne.
B30: Part 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: British English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Michael Trilling is a newly-married professional in London. He's also telepathic. This short story follows on from "B30: Part 1" and is the continuing adventure of London's only mind-reading creative arts professional.
The Good Neighbor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A brittle and downtrodden man who cannot get ahead in life contemplates a neighborhood massacre. The Good Neighbor is also a part of the mainstream collection Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories.
Love On A One Way Street
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of hearts adrift. Stories of love that goes nowhere, passion that burns alone in the dark, dedication that survives the spite of life. The protagonists are men in love with a woman, with an idea of a woman, with a desire or an expectation. Men who perform various arts with the only real goal of preserving the music and the poetry of love in the sedative prose of everyday life.
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.
Fridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Fridge is Kim Zips chilling literary debut; a horror story of fluke, stupidity, political oppression and the wasted, soul-less existence of the people controlling and caught up in modern American media.
Three Stories From Paris
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
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.
3 கதைகள்
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: Tamil. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
நான் ஒரு மென்பொருளாளன், புரியும்படியாக சொல்லவேண்டுமானால், ஒரு ஸாப்ட்வேர் எஞ்சினியர். எழுத வேண்டும் என்பது நீண்ட நாள் ஆசை. நான் எழுதிய முதல் மூன்று சிறுகதைகளை இங்கே தொகுத்திருக்கிறேன். படித்து விட்டு உங்கள் மேலான கருத்துகளை shankarab அட் gmail டாட் காம் என்ற முகவரிக்கு அனுப்பலாம்.
Never Be Unsaid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,530. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
When a Yank and an Aussie stop selling cars and head off into the Outback to write the books they have within, it is the things they say to each other that hurt far more than the things they do. Fist fights and adultery can be forgiven, but what’s said, can never be unsaid.
Designer Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In the modern day Wellington suburb of Thorndon Laura, a young mother, shuns nine to five work to design her own days. She is eminently employable but covets domesticity. She encounters a schoolboy who also resists the routine others have planned for him. Several new people enter Laura’s life and her ‘tranquil routine’ turns out in a way she had not envisaged.
Equinoctial Gales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Equinoctial Gales is set in Wellington, New Zealand in 1939. The story spans the six weeks between the Spring Equinox and Guy Fawkes day in the suburb of Kelburn. It portrays a neighbourhood of people who, like the plants in their gardens on the steep hills and against the wind, are each struggling to become established in some way.