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Knock-knock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The novella is about a girl who takes care of a little boy. The story describes a few days happening in winter when they are expecting Santa Claus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Muerte en el Luas
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Price: Free! 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 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.
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.