Books tagged: bleak

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Seven: Three Little Pigs
Series: The Seven Series of shorts, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Doesn't your life mean anything to you, John? You've died once already, so why do you continue to live the same life? What is it that you're looking for, salvation? Born into a world where death is the only guarantee, do you believe that anyone can really be saved? We're watching – perhaps we'll see...
Seven Graves
Series: The Seven Series of shorts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The world has always been a bleak place for Detective John Cox, but he's always made the best of it. A man of two worlds, one his ideal, the other an obligation. Life allows a person to live a number of lives, but when that number is up, and all that lays before you is darkness, do you rebel? Repent? Or face the consequences of the lies?
Drowndog
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.20)
On a warm summer's day a boy whose dog has fallen in a stream seeks help from a stranger. "Drowndog" is a flash fiction story (< 1,000 words) about loss and mourning. A new short story by the prize winning author of "Resolution". "Crisp prose to wake up to on a Sunday morning..." PS
The World Is Round
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A great philosopher's masterwork is unravelled by a duck, an influential talk show host begins executing his guests, and a baby enchants a murderous African dictator in Andrew Wheeler's debut collection of seventeen short stories. A work of poignant satire and extraordinary imagination, The World Is Round is always weird, sometimes bleak, and frequently hilarious.
You Give Me Love; I Buy You Coffee
Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A fun read for all ages!... Except those who aren't in college, or a young man, aside from that, a micro piece that can be enjoyed by anyone!
When You Find Yourself Awake at 3 AM After Halcyon Wednesday
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
Martin has a problem, he has a beer, he has a cigarette, but he doesn't have a someone. After the fall and during the crash, Martin's tale examines not so much the often inevitable end of whirlwinds, but the dizzy, unsettling world we're left to when they stop spinning.
The Howling Winds
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.83)
...'the moon darkened...time bled...the grains of a forgotten world'...
February
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
God's in Heaven and all is well in Heaven and on Earth. Wait, no it's not, it's February.