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Something About Love (This Is Not Erotica)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
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Short story (12,442 words) The first night she meets Jo, Sophie realizes there are complications in Jo’s life. Jo doesn’t drink, and doesn’t kiss Sophie after Sophie has been drinking, and does both like it is something terribly serious. Sophie decides she likes Jo enough she will manage, whatever Jo’s problem is. This is the story of a few particular nights at the start of one relationship.
Devil - a Charles "The Solver" Splints case
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Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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This short story follows one of the cases placed into the capable hands of ex-cop Charles Splints. Though his past has been tarnished there are still those that know him to be the best, and this case shows just how much he has managed to keep his stride in tact.
Un chien enragé
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,840. Language: French. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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Une fiancée perd sa bague, un homme le contrôle de son bateau, une baby-sitter à l'air rangé a une autre vie, des enfants viennent hanter une mère et sa nouvelle famille, un type se fait détrousser par un couple en Amérique latine, un chien enragé pourrit le dimanche d'un vétérinaire et un campus dégénère... Recueil de nouvelles où le drame n'est jamais loin du rire.
Misty Falls
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Price: Free! Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Todd Seaward is a widower at sixty-nine years old and feels blessed to have inherited a handful and colourful set of friends in his new residential home, Misty Falls. This suddenly changes when a new carer is employed, and a road of verbal and physical abuse begins to make his life a misery by Joseph File.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
The Rest Of Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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In his second short-story installment Matthew Farrington again tackles issues of family, abuse, madness and the inherent competing human desires of surrender and survival. Part of the bulk of a larger work, The Rest of Me showcases Farrington’s shrewd talent for breaking through traditional barriers in fiction writing, concisely displaying the raw emotion of his subject in brief and moving prose.
Taint on Religion
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
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After experiencing tragedies that lead her to a checkered life, Natasha has decided to go on the path to redemption. There is promise with her membership at Reverend Jamison’s church. When discoveries are accidentally made, does Natasha stay mum about what she’s learned or does she place a taint on religion? (short story) Disclaimer: Deals with adult situations.
Vague Remembrances
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Angry men alter many lives on a Sunday evening in a small neighborhood tavern. Justice may prevail in this story, according to the reader’s point of view. A new gun law is suggested in this tale of mystery, romance and action.
The Short Life and Will of Charlie Wolfe
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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In this unconventional short story, Charlie Wolfe reflects on his life and writes a will to make sure his most treasured belongings go to the right people.
Captured
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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(Revised edition 10/2012) Imagine sitting in in a primitive cage...imaging sitting there day in and day out...imagine the horror of what you see around you...imagine the horror of finding out what you had seen was about to happen to you...imagine being freed... Imagine finding out how long you had been Captured.
Shadows on the Echoes of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,240. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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This spiritual work of fiction highlights a true common thread through history of the search by established religions today and of philosophers from history for the meaning of life and the elusive description of what true love is. These have been questions all religions and philosophers have striven to explain in all of written history and still strive to explain today.
First Steps (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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'"First Steps" is the story of Dave Riggler's first psychotherapy session. He's a handicapped teenager, who uses a wheelchair, in therapy (he thinks) because the school he's going to wants him to walk on a walker, but he doesn't want to. "First Steps" is a story about being handicapped, identity, and self-determination, for better or worse.
Man in the Mirror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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(Revised 10/2012) Being a teenage girl is difficult enough without having to deal with a dysfunctional family. Celeste Gallagher takes on her family's problems as her own creating guilt and shame. There is only one way for her to rid herself of that self-imposed responsibility and she fights it every step of the way.
George Goes for a Walk 3 short stories by Caitlin Hicks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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George Goes for a Walk: a man's life changes abruptly during a routine errand as he steps into the crosswalk and makes the decision to help a woman who has been hit by a car. Published in Knight Literary Journal (2004). Plus two other stories: Crazy Kite (shortlisted for HE Francis Short Story Competition in 2003 (as One South)) & That Rescue Feeling. 3 stories, 3 characters.
Never Call The Doctor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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A sociopath who believes his destiny involves killing anyone of his choosing, flunks medical school, yet refuses to let it go.
The Tweener
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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The simplicity of small town life comes to a grinding halt when two young boys encounter a stranger in the woods.
Three for Calvary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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Jerusalem. Beneath the Roman Praetorium, in the dungeons, three men lie in chains, awaiting execution: Dismas, a thief, perhaps the greatest thief in all history - who stole Paradise even as he suffered the death penalty. Gestas, a man who may die as he has lived. And Jesus bar Abbas, held for murder and sedition, of whom so little is known, so much surmised... even to the present day.
Forsaking the Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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Is knowledge bitter or sweet? Fourteen year old Irene's parents spent a lifetime building a paradise which sheltered her and her siblings from the harsh realities of the world. A mix of love and deception kept her feeling secure and in control until the day a stranger with a newspaper tore down the walls of protection and lies, and her world would never be the same again.
The Last Birdsong
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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A distraught woman, mourning a death in the family, reflects with her daughter upon the day The Birds came to visit. Based on the real-life events of the author
The Summer of the Frogs
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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Attacked and nearly killed by a creature from another realm, Claire's senses are opened to the kaleidoscope world beyond the visible. As she struggles to overcome the chaos, she's diagnosed as psychotic and ostracized by nearly everyone, except two: the awkward young man from the clinic whose sparkling eyes she can't seem to forget and the mysterious, shadowy man sent to kill her.