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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.
Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #6 "The Girl in the Glass Case": 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 124 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Kelly Schrock, Zack Miller, Ethan Fast, Geoffrey W. Cole, Matthew Di Paoli, M.T. O’Byrne, Benjamin Schachtman and T.D. Edge
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 » Drama
(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 » Drama
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.
Extractos El Barco de Cristal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Este son los extractos del libro. El Barco de Cristal inserta al lector en un fascinante relato lleno de emoción y drama, siendo el carácter moral un elemento que destaca.
The Secret
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A dying man considers his one regret in life. He fights with his own fears over what his children might think of him if he were to tell them, fearing above all else that they would no longer love him. He decides it is time he sought closure, if nothing else, no matter the promises he once made to himself. And those he hurt.
An Honest Man
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Price: Free! Words: 19,970. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
"An Honest Man" is a novella which explores the personal journey of a man who decides to be completely honest; with himself and toward others. The ramifications and revelations that occur as a result of this decision take his life in a completely new direction.
Turnbull: Based on a True Story
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Price: Free! Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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 » Drama
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.
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 » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 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 » Drama
(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.
Crown of Laurel
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Price: Free! Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping novel with unforgettable characters and dilemmas with no easy answers. Crown of Laurel reflects the streets, back alleys, and moody skies of Seattle during the recession of the early 1980’s, and brims with sharply drawn characters whose experiences are relevant today, as we all struggle to adjust our dreams to limited options.
The Inelegant Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(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 » Drama
A short story about a father, his son, his daughter and a box.
Vigil
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the invincibility of youth collides with the unexpected during a sunny wake-boarding Saturday morning, a family is catapulted into the grief of a bedside vigil, willing their son and brother back to the living.
Little Red King - Sample Chapter 1: John's First Night Out
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Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(3.00 from 1 review)
Wherein John meets Jack, Jarrett, and writes his first impressions of teaching in Concentration Camp.
The Funerals at Christmas
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You set the price! Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.