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The Flash Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Three flash fiction stories about varying forms of hope. Plus "Stone Sister" bonus story!
Tinytown
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 127,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 Coffee House
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Life in the Service
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jenny knows that she belongs to the domestic race and was born into a life of domestic service. In return for her loyal service, householders provide food, protection and shelter. When she becomes separated from her master and mistress, Jenny finds herself an unlikely fugitive and her experience shakes all her previous beliefs to the core. This novelette is approximately 12,000 words.
The Billiardist
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A writer practices billiards while trying to finish the stories of the characters in his head. Although his characters plague him, following him everywhere he goes, he can't seem to finish writing about them.
El jardín de las cosas raras
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,490. Language: Spanish. Published: June 13, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hablar de cosas raras es hablar de anormalidad, y la anormalidad puede tener dos caras: una fascinante, que rompe con las rutinas y nos invita a soñar, y otra escalofriante, que resquebraja el mundo que conocemos y nos atrapa en una pesadilla de la que no parece haber escapatoria.
Pequeno relato sobre o caos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,420. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"O rapaz comentou sobre o medo geral. Sobre como o pavor faz com que as pessoas desviem os olhos e não respondam ao chamado de ninguém. Sobre assalto e estupro. Sobre como todos sempre esperam o pior de todo mundo"
With Dessert On The Side
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Short Story. Trisha and Brian have been married for four years. Although successful, Trisha isn't pleased with her marriage and decides to get dessert on the side.
One Was Lost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
PATRICK SINGLETON is a man on the edge of a precipice – both physical and spiritual. He is benumbed with grief, due to the unfortunate event that occurred in his life some years back. Determined to end it all, he hangs on the platform of the elevated subway track at Harlem’s renowned 125th Street.
Cash Back
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A short story about money and rain mixed with grief...
37 Relatos para leer cuando estés muerto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,250. Language: Spanish. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Los mejores relatos del año. He aquí los 37 Relatos para leer cuando estés muerto. ¿Estás listo? Son historias cortas divertidas, dramáticas, fantásticas y algunas envueltas en celofanes de niebla. Además de los 37 relatos incluyo los cuentos de Antigua Vamurta, que enriquecen este mundo extraño y fascinante.
The Sheriff of Sorrow
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Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cal Haskell is brought to a remote, industrialized town in Michigan’s northern tier by a group of wealthy men who want him to be the sheriff. Cal quickly discovers that the men care more for their wealth than they do for their workers, citizens, or even families. Caught up in class and racial struggles, Cal finds his concept of justice is in great contrast to the men who intend to hire him.
Wolves
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Two little girls play in a playground when three timber wolves show up. In a nearby coffee shop, the mother of one is confessing something profound to the mother of the other. Across town, the father of one is finally meeting the man who slept with his wife, while that man’s wife is attempting to seduce the moving men packing up their house. The wolves begin to circle…all over town.
The Dragon in my Shadow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Dragon in my Shadow is a short tale of office politics and betrayal, which shows that some childhood things can mature into adulthood with us. It was originally published in An Anthology of Dragons and is just over 5,000 words long.
La confesión del Libio
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Un escritor, extravagante y caprichoso, se encuentra en sequía creativa y decide contar lo que no quiso nunca hacer, la historia de lo ocurrido en 1981 a un amigo apodado “El Libio”.
Seven Minutes Late (Flash Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of five 500-word non-speculative flash stories: "Seven Minutes Late," "The Gift Horse," "That Meaningless Blade," "Sweet Time" and "Walking The Talk."
“Alte Sachen”: From The Life Of An Arab Scrap Dealer In Israel - A Middle East Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ahmed is an Arab scrap dealer in the Holy Land, just like his grandfather who used to cart away the unwanted belongings of foreigners with his old horse wagon, yelling "Alte Sachen", that ancient Yiddish call for clutter.
Sociedad en crisis, puro cuento
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
No sólo la economía sino todo cuanto nos rodea está en crisis. Los verdaderos protagonistas de este mundo desquiciado son los excluidos y las situaciones cada vez más contradictorias que nos toca vivir cada día.
El reencuentro
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cuando las cartas nos vienen malas y perdemos la partida que pensábamos que era nuestra única razón de ser, creemos que el reloj se ha parado y que la muerte es inminente. Sin embargo, suena entonces el teléfono y al otro lado del hilo se escucha una voz amiga y cálida, una de esas personas con la que no se ha hablado ni se ha visto desde los tiempos de la universidad...
Chroniques Terriennes (Volume I)
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Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ce livre met en scène une série de petites histoires de plusieurs genres : horreur, fantastique, polar… et surtout parle de tragédies quotidiennes, des monstres humains qui rôdent dans notre société. C’est une virée réaliste dans la société, mêlée à une science fiction proche de Métal Hurlant. Bref, il y en a pour tous les goûts en somme. Sauf qu’ci, pas de happy end !