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Drinks for Four off Tremont
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story that introduces Tom Walcott--a man struggling to find happiness in a society of non-stop cocktail hours, expensive cars, and prescription drugs.
The Compassionate Act
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
What if a radiologist tried saving you by letting you die? How can and act of Compassion be considered a criminal act?
Black Denim Lit #7: A Suitable Poison
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 37,230. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #7 "A Suitable Poison": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 140 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Robert Stiles, Tiffany Michelle Brown, Rhoads Brazos, John Dromey, Kate Morrow, Scott Blankenship, Sean Monaghan, Linda Boroff
Moving On
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Sometimes, we must leave our past behind us in order to start over. Moving On tells one such story, and the lengths some people must go in order to escape.
The Bandaged Man
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Price: Free! Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
We all have secrets... The bandaged man’s chest rose and fell as the parentless brother and sister watched and waited. They waited for his secrets to be known, to discover why this hideously bandaged form had stumbled onto their dry and dying land. They waited to uncover why he carried a gun stained with blood. They waited for him to wake and walk and talk and free them from their misery.
The Last Bus Home
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A man receives a bus ticket in the mail from his dead mother. The ticket says Route Zero: Home. Everything in his life from his mother's death up to this point has been as dull as cinder blocks and just as dirty. Should he take the Zero bus? What waits for him at the end of the line?
Happy People Live Here
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Price: Free! Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the ninth floor of an upscale apartment of well to do families, a young couple will come to terms with the loss of their son and the impending release of their daughter from a psychiatric clinic on her fourth birthday.
My Name is Kate and I Just Killed my Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 44,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kate's journal begins with a very simple entry. "I like pizza and ice cream and going on dates and watching funny movies. I like to swim and text on my phone and go skiing in the winter. Oh, and there's one more thing you should know about me. I just killed my baby." Join Kate as she struggles with the aftermath of having an abortion, and the nightmare she never dreamed would follow.
Retribution
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Price: Free! Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A novelette. Paul’s daughter is taken when he leaves her alone for a few minutes at the park. He thinks he saw the man who took her, but not everybody believes his story. Ten years later Paul crosses paths with this man again, and he plans his retribution.
Turnbull: Based on a True Story
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Price: Free! Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Theo, a turn of the century, South Carolina Preacher's son came from barely anything. Eldred, raised by share cropper parents, came from even less. Their paths overlapped for decades until one ended up dead along a deserted road and the other was sentenced to 99 years in the Tennessee State Prison.
Toboggan in Clipper Grey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A GREY CLIPPER LIGHTER is the unlikely protagonist of this little tale, travelling from one owner to the next, each with their own little story to tell: sometimes touching; sometimes dark; at other times dull; but invariably fleeting. The story of her heroic journey is told within 6,000 words.
Background Music
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When Concetta Pianto sang her Il dolce suono, the people on Bokeem slowed to listen. But no one ever asked why she sang so often. “Nor did they query the vibrant bruises, tracked downward from her face to her limbs.”
That Son Of Yours
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Flora has a visit from old neighbors who demand an apology from her son.
Taint on Religion
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Looking for Bianca: a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Looking for Bianca is contemporary narrative fiction telling the story of Tara, who is struggling to come to terms with the death of her sister. Tara travels to an Italian garden her sister also visited, looking to connect with her sister's memory and hoping it will help her begin to heal.
The Sandwich Maker
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Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Short
(A rough draft of sorts.) Benny and Hortence talk about their new sandwich maker.
Ma-Sofia's Railroad Escape
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Series: Lunch Break Series. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Part of the Lunch-break Series. This is the first of a series of short-stories for those who need a good story in a limited amount of time. Ma-Sofia's Railroad Escape All Aboard! . Two woman, each with a plan meet on a train and form an immediate bound.
Twerking Cruxes and a Cloaked Visage
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Price: Free! Words: 97,870. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This book is about a young man's journey to self discovery after an accident left him with amnesia and a new face.
The Inelegant Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
A baker's dozen of stories about wives, lovers, mothers, publishers, teachers, petty criminals, pigeons, and fossils of flesh and stone, with settings ranging from the towering Sierra Nevada to the flatlands of Indiana.
The Box
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Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A short story about a father, his son, his daughter and a box.