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Road Kill
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Of course it is not my fault, so they keep telling me, especially the pretty doctor. It was a suicide. But he is dead and I am not. That’s not so easy to hide from. Or ignore. No matter what the pretty doctor says.
The Pros and Cons of Plumbing
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Love starts out as perfect plumbing. All pipes slanting slightly earthward. Gravity does most of the work. There are no scratches. There is nothing wrong with the world. All is up to code.
My Suicide
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The thing about Aspirin is that 121 of them will not kill you. Not even a dent. They will, however, make your ears ring, and if you stage this perfectly, they will also accomplish the purpose of suicide: make them feel good and guilty.
The Listener
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to Earth. You have seventy years to make the best of it. If you’re not gone by then, we’ll see you off. Whether you like it or not. Those are the rules. Enjoy your stay.
Lost Reunions
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Max, a maverick investment banker in London, has realised he isn't the man he wanted to become and is on the edge of depression. A chance reunion with an old university friend, Neela - a British-Bengali doctor, leads Max on a trip to Bangladesh, where his unlikely friendship with a garment factory worker will change his life forever.
He Knows
Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Every day is an out-and-out fight for survival. Of the fittest. The sun is murderously hot. The river water is too dirty to drink. So dirty it will kill you. But what if the river is the only water you can reach? He is a thief and a survivor, he will find a way.
Boxers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(1.00 from 1 review)
Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
Harry's Heart
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
At a well-proportioned four feet three inches he, technically speaking, was not a dwarf, he was a midget. But no one knew the difference, and to them he was just incredibly short. An oddity. A misfit. A phenomenon. A dwarf. A dwarf getting back at them as well as he could.
La cara del sol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sentado, inmóvil, en el despacho de mi padre, rodeado de puertas cerradas y de objetos inertes, me sentía yo mismo, también, como un objeto inerte, y no importaba que alguna puerta hubiese quedado abierta, porque tenía la seguridad de que ninguna me conduciría a ninguna parte.
Feet
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(3.00 from 1 review)
At least he was not a burden to his mother; for she had no idea where he was. His brother had found him once, years ago, but he was pretty sure his brother never told his mother or she would have come for him. He was glad she hadn’t. Life wasn’t that bad, and here he wasn’t a burden to her.
Cautious Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Elegábalo was a cautious man. He walked looking over his shoulder and never let his cautiousness slip away until he got what he always wished. Though Elegábalo was cautious man, he never thought of the unexpected, and this changed dramatically his fate and then fortune.
Copier Samurai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
There are some everlasting truths about selling. One is that people buy from people. Another one is that people judge you by your shoes, i.e., how well they shine. Another one is that selling is war. I’m a copier samurai. This is something Alice thinks is utterly ridiculous.
Заповедник справедливости
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Vasilij Treskov's hero stories - our contemporary, trying to survive in the market alleys of society, without losing the sense of human dignity. The stories clearly traced the idea that the main value - this is life, and no matter how hard to survive in our complicated, and not always just world, to live and enjoy each new day in all weather.
Far From Over
Series: Breaking Out, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It was all that Matt Lamont could do in keeping his life separated from his past, but now things were far from over.
Notes from Book of Faces
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a collection of short Facebook notes from my account, actually sketches of modern urban life. There are almost no people, and no plot at all. I hope you'll enjoy feelings I've tried to express.
Verbit
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the competitive world of news podcasting, a young intern has to work hard to become a good reporter. When it comes time to get a job, however, it quickly becomes clear to one young man that just reporting the news isn't nearly good enough. Soon, his would-be employer will get far more than he bargained for...
Roses for You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Clark had been quite the ladies man. He decided to settle down and get married. Will he and Sylvia be happy?
The Understanding of Women
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: 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.
New York Exchange: the parachutes in between
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Boundary-breaking account questioning perceived literary conventions, New York Exchange takes the format of conversation leading up to and following a trip to New York. Lauren and George navigate work, education, family and prescription drugs, touching on aesthetics alongside daily annoyances, confusing the role of reader as simultaneously academic and voyeuristic.
Cosa Vedi?
Price: Free! Words: 17,680. Language: Italian. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ascoltare la musica degli OTK equivale a stare a mollo in una baia dall'acqua cristallina in un afoso pomeriggio d’estate. E' ritrovarsi in compagnia della leggerezza discontinua di un libro di Brautigan, con indosso una maglia calzata alla rovescia e, dentro, la salda convinzione che è il mondo fuori ad essere sottosopra. E' smettere di cercare la musica che si vuole ascoltare da una vita.