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I'll Never Do It Again *a First-Time Spanked, Spanking F M Fantasy*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
~ You never forget the first time... even when it hurts. ~ It all begins when Timmy finds himself witnessing Jenny's own humiliation and tear-inducing torment as she's bent over her mother's knee and spanked. Right in front of him, right before his eyes that can hardly bear the sight of his best friend's agony. That's the moment that Timmy's day takes a turn he could never ever guess...
The Ice
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of the most magical Christmas a boy has ever known.
Fossiloctopus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A strange and unsettling collection of short fiction from World Fantasy Award-winning editor and author Forrest Aguirre. Explore this bizzare cabinet of curiosities culled from the pages of such places as 3rd Bed, Gargoyle, American Letters & Commentary, Diagram, Exquisite Corpse, and others. Open the door to a museum of surreal curiosities and stare into the eyes of the Fossiloctopus!
The Snake-Bearer
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
Another Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr. McInroy claims to be familiar with various addictions, Norse goddesses on motorcycles, and the allure of each. He adamantly asserts that the divine is always with us, whether riding a chariot across the sky, hanging from a cross, or driving the back roads of America in a Dodge Charger Hellcat. His title is stolen from a Stones lyric and his desert land from his novel Army Girl.
Mortal Coil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An extraordinary story about an ordinary life from end to beginning.
The Blue Train To Heaven
Series: Short Reads ยท Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
The Actor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
If your father is an actor--and a very old one--it is hard to tell sometimes if he is telling the truth, or just playing a part. You never know.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
No Time To Die
Series: mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A murder case getting harder to solve every minute—just the way detective Ollie Reed didn't like it. Plus, he had to deal with curvy Sally Derivadose—his client—the main suspect.
Embarkation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Embarkation is the author's attempt to write a normal short story about normal people. He failed.
A Bolt From The Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A compelling short story that will take you about ten minutes to read, ideal for the commute to work or a lunch break. Sometimes a bolt from the blue can throw an uneventful day in to a period of turmoil. Can the calm be restored if the past and the present can be reconciled? 2400 words.
The Transmutation of Gold into Paper and Plastic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
"The Transmutation of Gold into Paper and Plastic" is one of the early chapters of "The Sign of Jonah", a novel of sin and redemption set on the remote island of Bato in the Philippines. Here we meet Collins, a retired mining engineer from Perth, who comes to the island by way of Papua New Guinea and Manila.
The Story of Albert Ross
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
'The Story of Albert Ross' tells the tale of a simple man who spends the vast majority of his time in front of his TV. It is delightfully dark, occasionally witty, oddly enchanting and brings new meaning to the term 'the power of television'. It's hard to say much more without spoiling the fun of reading it, so just get on with it and download it right now.
Lifestyle Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all make choices that govern the course of our lives. But sometimes, the choice may not turn out to be what we think it is....
Purgatory: A Good Way to Die (Butterworth)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
College adjunct instructor Charles D. Butterworth lives a pleasant, though not terribly exciting, life in the rural Ozarks. A cuddly, bookish man, Butterworth seeks meaning through the Eastern philosophers and Mother Nature. Feeling his life has peaked, Mr. Butterworth plans his suicide. Bad weather and an unexpected infatuation slow his demise.
Need (Like Driving To The Corner Store)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two men in wheelchairs run into each other while shopping in a short story that defines "need." Approximately 1,500 words, with free clips of three of my other works: Sleep (3 short stories), I Will Make You Perfect, and Dust In The Wind.
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
Nigel's Holiday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Bestselling romance writer Nigel Hawthorne, brought low by writer's block, seeks inspiration in a walking tour of Romania, and finds more than he bargained for.
Political Cartoons
Series: comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Like a character in a Joseph Conrad novel looking for someone in Africa, finding him, and having the guy say, “The horror. The horror.” That was Ricky's experience with politics.

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