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Fiction » Literature » Urban
Monkey Say by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Urban
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
Last Call: A Musician's Life by Leni Matlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,460. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Last Call tells the tale of Chance Collins, a gifted musician born to a musical family. With the talent and charisma to shine in the music world, Chance recorded and toured for 20 years only to wind up broke and strung out. Now, at 42, he must come to terms with life as it is as opposed to how he thought it would be. Last Call paints a realistic portrayal of the music life. It's also very funny.
The Fitful Genius by Georgann Gibson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Urban(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Luke Watts is a drug addict down on his luck. He roots through trash dumpsters and finds occasional love notes signed "Lady of Lost Circuitry". Luke thinks he's found the writer of these notes: a pretty girl in a black mini dress and heels named Audra. Together they embark on a one night stand that leaves Luke dreaming of a future they wont soon forget.
Five Shorts by Clive Gilson
Series: Dancing Pig Originals. Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Five Shorts is a Dancing Pig Original publication - showcasing work by author Clive Gilson. This small collection of Flash Fiction shorts showcases a number of prize winning stories from competitions.
Tits & Tats and other stories by Andrew Bowen
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Tori is a woman in her early 20s struggling with both her sexual identity and her quest to become an artist in the misogynistic world of tattooing. Set during San Francisco Pride in the early 1990s, Tori meets Tempest a drag queen who pushes Tori to challenge herself and her status quo.
Água de melissa by Eron D'Inácio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 2, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Água de Melissa é uma substância feita com base em uma planta de nome Melissa Officinalis, que floresce no final de verão e que tem função calmante e relaxante. Porém, assim como não há o claro sem o escuro e nem o som sem o silêncio, não existe o relaxamento sem alguma dose de tensão.
Morera O... by Armando Trasviña Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Es la historia de una mujer, es un viaje de ida y vuelta cuajado de anécdotas y situaciones dignas de ser contadas. A México y a España les unen muchas cosas, pero hay asuntos que laten en el subconsciente colectivo que son insoslayables, y al final el eterno retorno acude a la memoria del autor con un final necesario.
The King of Patio World by Javaid Qazi
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kermool Berbarrian is the self-appointed king of patio furniture. He brashly converted a gas station into a thriving business and now has everything he needs -- except for Miss Esmeralda Potts. Although he doesn't know it yet, she is about to turn his life upside down. A short story from the collection Unlikely Stories: Fatal Fantasies and Delusions
Timothy Mallborn: The Invisible Boy by Matthew Lie - Paehlke
You set the price! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Timothy Mallborn is the autobiography of a boy who disappeared in Toronto's largest shopping mall. After discovering that no one can see him, Timothy fashions a home for himself in the children's section of a department store, tries to communicate with the crowds of people passing all around him and falls in love. Growing up is hard, but it's even harder when you're invisible.
Dorian Evergreen by Bernard Viallet
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ces nouvelles, toujours très bien écrites, se dévorent copieusement. Elles se révèlent également éclectiques, lorsque l’auteur nous conte les aventures d’une vieille péripatéticienne en fin de carrière enlevée par un ancien client amoureux sous les yeux de son antique proxénète, où lorsqu’il dépeint l’univers glauque de deux « pointeurs » violeurs et assassins d’enfants pas du tout pénitents.
Kalini by Hickory Cole
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
John Corning is conflicted about his feelings for the new work force represented by Kalini, an entry level immigrant contract worker. His world has long since been up ended by their presence, but his reluctance to fully accept them is challenged one evening by chance circumstance.
Com as borboletas, a noite by Henrique Borlina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 18, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A gravata frouxa e o colarinho desabotoado pediam o fim do expediente. O jovem advogado espichou-se na cadeira quase deitando e esticou os braços com os dedos entrelaçados como asas de borboletas e impulsionando o ar para cima com as mãos espalmadas para fora, espreguiçou-se.
My Brother the Shark by Jason Blacker
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This short piece of flash fiction was inspired by one of the opening sentences from a competition that Chuck Wendig of terribleminds.com recently put up. He's a great author by the way, and you should read everything he writes. What happens when you try to out hustle a bigger hustler? Bad things can happen.
Outsourced by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Imagine life as a young man in a run-down neighborhood in a big city. There are few jobs to be had outside of crime and the future is bleak. Until, that is, a job opens up unexpectedly... but it's not on Earth and the boss isn't human. In fact, he's probably up to something he shouldn't be, but how can you tell?
Dancing with Attitude by Terry Hayman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes, even when you think you’ve got it all, you have to shake things up a little bit, consequences be damned.
Flasher by Terry Hayman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When hack writer Paul Monk gets invited to an A-lister party by Hollywood icon Pep Larson, he’s in way deeper than he’s used to, soon drowning in the politics, booze, and bullshit. And when he finds out exactly why he’s there, things get even trickier.
The San Francisco Leprechauns by Thomas Kennedy
Series: Irish/American fantasy, Book 5. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Young 19th century twins,brother and sister, are kidnapped to become Leprechauns. Due to magic reasons they must be returned to modern San Francisco. But they need new bodies. Meet druid Lochlain, Venus the cat, Puca the poodle, drug cartels, Vampires, the undead, the Faerie Queen,and Gentle Michael the Leprechaun. And a plot to invade Otherworld