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A Collection of Short Stories - written by robots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00)
Fascinating and intriguing short stories that deliver unexpected twists - plus a sample of the author’s upcoming horror novel, The Diary of P.F. Criggley. Discover true love, a global catastrophe, a boy who wants just one thing in life, an old man realizing his Golden Years, a worker who discovers he is not the man he thought he was, and a military weapon that does more than advertised.
Bingoed
Series: Essie Cobb Senior Sleuth Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.40)
Essie Cobb, 90-year-old senior sleuth, and her three pals--Opal, Marjorie, and Fay are on the trail of mystery. They're determined to find out why one of their fellow residents at the Happy Haven Assisted Living Facility suddenly fell into a coma after winning the grand prize of one dollar at the weekly Bingo game. And when these ladies make up their minds to do something--watch out!
A Quarter Yellow Sun
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Based on a true tale from the author's hometown, 'A Quarter Yellow Sun' is the story of an aged war veteran, alone in the world and preparing for his final crusade. This story was nominated in 2011 for ‘The Pushcart Prize’.
Twisted Reason (A Lucinda Pierce Mystery)
Series: Lucinda Pierce Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A missing elderly man shows up dead on his son’s front porch, his pockets full of acorns. Pierce isn’t certain if she’s investigating a murder or one of the strangest natural deaths she’s ever encountered. The investigation brings her into contact with the adult children of people with dementia and leads her to a strange wonderland. When the missing are found, often questions remain.
5 Reasons to Leave a Lover - A Novella and Other Short Stories
Series: The Ellery Roulet Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.67)
In 5 Reasons to Leave a Lover, author Carolyn Moncel returns with a fresh batch of stories based on love and loss. Encounters in Paris' Ellery and Julien Roulet return, picking up their lives where the short story, "Pandora`s Box Revisited," ends. This time the Roulets are involved in a love triangle and must explore how love relationships are affected and splinter beyond repair.
Get Kilt: A Zombie Pill
Price: Free! Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
An energy pill called Kilt turns the elderly into overactive, dangerous zombies. Time for the walking dead to Get Kilt. A horror comedy novella.
Perception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marie Moore, 62 years old, wakes up in a dark world, devoid of light or images. She visits all sorts of specialists, who eventually, jointly, diagnose her with a psychological disorder. However, it will quickly become clear that the specialists were wrong…
A Caregivers Guide to Living with an Elderly Parent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
When the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent falls to you, there are bound to be problems. This book details many useful ideas for making living with an elderly parent easier and less stressful. If you worry about your elderly parent each time you have to leave them home alone, then the tips found here could save you many sleepless nights.
Dietary Tales
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Dietary Aide Aaron experiences the first half hour of his shift. Working at an assisted living facility or old folks home is never easy. During this particular shift Aaron finds obstacles in coworkers who hate him, residents who don't like their food and residents who have important stories to tell.
The Old Man and the Dog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An elderly widower finds a dog on his walk in the woods. The two become companions as the man cares for the dog and the dog watches the man.