Books tagged: contemporary short story

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A Breeze
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Series: Computer User Fiction, Book 1 ยท All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A short story. Relationships can be hard for anyone. Computers can be hard for some. But some find them easy. And some aren’t interested. However, relationships are not like computers for example. And woes betide someone who thinks they are.
A Tale of Romance
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Series: All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Tale of Romance is a traditional story of romance, yet a new take on the Troubadours. Really, it is boy meets girl, but with one or two twists. A wonderful love story. And one that might have a happy ending. The reader will see if they do live happily ever after or they don’t. They might.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A short story from the "Paul McCartney's Coat and Other Stories" collection with a unique twist. For Keith it was just an other ordinary day in the office... or was it?
For Absent Friends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
When retired widower Ted notices a weather worn and neglected wooden bench in his local churchyard he resolves to restore it to its former glory. Once he does this however, he meets Veronica, and from then on nothing in his life would be the same again, which leaves him with a rather delicate question. Is it ever really too late to find love...?
Feet First
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Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jemma covets. Gorgeous hair. Designer shoes. Flawless skin. Successful hubby. Convinced the goods bait the boy, she’s goin’ fishin’. But her lacking finances and nonexistent prospects are cramping her style. Desperation and sticky fingers have combined forces, but what now? Originally published in Talking River, Spring 2010.
A Porcelain Cat
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Series: All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A middle-aged man rummaging through his junk in the garage finds a porcelain cat he stored there many years ago. The cat reminds him of a long lost love and he wishes he could see her again. Will he indeed see her again and what are the memories he has of her, that he treasures so much. The story will tell.
The Little Boy Who Knew Everything - A Grim Fairy Tale for Adults
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Once upon a time not so long ago there was a little boy who thought he knew everything. What makes this story unusual, though, is that he did know everything. You might expect the people around him to be happy he knew everything but instead they became immensely annoyed for who wants to be around someone who thinks he knows everything even if he does know everything making them feel stupid? Nobody
Dreamathon: A Contemporary Short Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Collette Thomas. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Our lives are very much like our dreams. Our dreams can create an environment in which we pursue goals. Dreams tell us where we might want to go in life.
Marsh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Terry Cullum struggles to find the right moment to pop the question to his girlfriend. But when he drives his car into a ditch in the middle of the countryside, it somehow seems the perfect time. The only way to salvage a truly terrible day. A strangely heart-warming tale which finds romance in the unlikeliest of places. Also includes the bonus story ‘Snail Trail.’ A short story.
Truth or Dare?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A tequila-fuelled game of Truth or Dare is not Dani’s idea of fun, but when Cameron, the jerk who rejected her a year ago, is the one provoking her into playing, how can she say no? Not that he’s giving her the option in the first place. Will a dare give Dani the courage she needs to tell Cameron the truth?