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Communion Is a Kiss: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Dante Petrocchi-Bianchi spends his days treating Alzheimer’s patients and studying God, but he whiles away his nights in Roman nightclubs, picking up different beautiful women. When he discovers that one of his conquests is his big game hunter boss’s new trophy wife, Dante’s wild lifestyle becomes dangerous. Will his treacherous games end in his murder, or can he stop playing sexual roulette?
The Boiler Pool
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A British ex-pat living in New York is haunted by his past. In a moment of crisis, he traces back the moment in his childhood that set the pattern for his life, and uncovers some dark secrets. Filled with evocative language and powerful imagery, this story will grip you from beginning to end. One more in the Portsmouth Stories series, by Matt Wingett 5,500 words - a short story.
The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
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Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Odd Socks: Go To Sleepy Little Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Go to Sleepy Little Baby is the second short story in the Odd Socks series of “ePamphlets.” Lilah is what some would generously call, “unbalanced.” She’s reliant on routine and little orange pills to maintain control. Compliance is mandatory and the scales slip precariously when life’s reality interrupts.
Doshvuja (Short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: Bengali. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Story Book, copyleft, has 10 story within 5 experimental new form of story, writing Bengali, published 2012
Good Fences
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
From award-winning writer J. Richard Singleton comes a bold and funny short story about misunderstandings and male ego: Gary McGregor has just moved from the city to the suburbs and immediately runs afoul of longtime neighborhood presence Antonin Robertson. As small slights get expanded into an ever increasingly series of pranks, the men’s feud gradually turn violent in this story told in reve
One Night in Toronto
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bobby wakes up to shattering sounds like eight-inch cockroaches are throwing dishes off the kitchen shelves in his third-floor apartment. But it’s not roaches; it’s a pimp and hooker fighting on the sidewalk below his window. Bad. Getting worse. Nobody stopping it. Should he? He makes a stupid decision.
Larks Monthly Review, February 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Now in convenient e-edition Larks Fiction Magazine! Bringing you the best in today's best artists. In this issue: James Bambury, William J. White, Christopher Krull, Ron Koppelberger, Melodie Corrigall, Jerry Guarino, M. S. Palmer, Peter McMillan, and Charley Daveler.
Under the Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Helen wakes up one morning with an urge to get rid of her husband, Jerry. She kicks Jerry until he leaves. As she breaks dishes, lamps, dressers, and doors, Jerry looks for a way back into his house, but his efforts are complicated by a neighbor with the same destructive urges as Helen. As Helen and the neighbor destroy his house, Jerry has to fight them both if he wants his old life back.
Snort
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An eager special effects artist named Colby, a braniac B-movie actress named Missy Angel, a coke-snorting leading man, and…a giant latex nose with dripping mucosa. The director wants Missy to get snorted up the nose. There’s no bleeping way Missy’s going to let that happen. Can this production be saved?
His Ashes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lisa is still in mourning after the death of her beloved husband Mike. Her depression has caused her to develop a bizarre habit, frowned upon by others but comforting to her. But an accident takes that habit a step further, turning it into a strange obsession. *A short story.
The Road Warriors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Australian city of Perth falls to the zombies, Duncan, Katrina and Gannon make their way out in search of a sanctuary. But the abandoned towns they pass through on the way foreshadow a different end to their journey. This is the 15th story in the series.
Once Again, Long Island
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You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary fiction. A wedding, a family history, and all things bitter and sweet. A nod to my own roots in post-war Long Island. First published in Transfer magazine.
The Chest and the Ghost
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Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The leathery and slender chief of police don Blas Bustos y Mosquera has a handsome young nobleman, don Fernando, imprisoned for the crime of appearing before him with a fresh complexion and a cool demeanor. Don Fernando's fiancée comes to plead his case, but her beauty merely prompts the sinister don Blas's attempts to secure don Fernando's permanent removal from his native Granada.
Alone No Longer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A broken arm was the least of eleven-year old Denise’s worries as she hid in her room as her mother partied with friends in the next room, but when police arrive to break up the party she finds herself in foster care and a succession of homes. With everyone, including her mom making big promises, Denise wonders if she’ll ever find a place where she belongs.
Cariño
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cully and Jake welcome into their home David, a refugee fleeing from the atrocities in El Salvador. Cully feels an inexplicable kinship with David who has lost most of his family in the bloody war. But is he safe with them on the Oregon coast, so far from his homeland?
Kro
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
No one knows who the Night Walk Men really are. They are unseen, unknown. "Kro" is an all-new story straight from the timeline of the forthcoming novel, "The Devil's Right Hand" and introduces a character sure to become a favourite within the Night Walk Men universe.
Growing Up Is Still Hard To Do
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Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's it like to live in perpetual fear that everything you do will harm yourself or those you love? That's the question those who struggle with OCD face every day. This is the story of someone so overwhelmed by the trappings of his mind that he starts down the path of suicide, the ultimate sin. But in attempting to take his own life something strange happens: He learns maybe he's worth saving.
AffectionAires
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Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Her King of Coney Island is about to lose his throne/ To Princess Smart, whose royal art/ Is causing Prince to moan./ A bird addict cannot predict who might fall from the sky,/ A rich princess or feathered mess might coo-coo by. And bye.// Free for now, not for long, save a dollar, sing a song.
Well-Suited Sentry - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
This prison sentry is unlike any other. You don't want to cross him. Better that you should remain in your cell, follow the rules, and never get on his bad side. Transgression comes at far too high a price.