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Uses of Agapanthus
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Brett pays his weekly visit to his mother at her retirement home, he’s annoyed to see a vase of agapanthus – now a weed in their new home – next to her bed. But his protests set off long suppressed memories for her. As Brett’s wife Suzie asks: is Mom confusing or confessing? If you've enjoyed this free short story, please rate it and leave a review. Thanks, Jonathan.
House Hunting
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Kim and David go house hunting, they’re hoping for a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity. But is their relationship strong enough to survive the rigours of house hunting in the gentrified suburbs of Wellington?
Keynote Speaker
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Antoine Maercx is ranked 73rd in the Time Benelux edition list of 'Most important contemporary thinkers’. He arrives in Wellington to make the keynote address at the biennial Australasian Nietzsche Society conference. But from the moment he is picked up at the airport, things do not go to plan for the eminent professor.
In the Fifth Season
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Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Against a background of modern corporate culture and a tragic death, this bitter-sweet comedy weaves stories of love and relationships, ambition and folly.
SCHIZO
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A series of mind twisting horrific and black humour short stories.
The Measure of Gary Mooney
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miss Davis’s class have been studying measurement all term. Today, they will measure each other’s normal walking speed. But class misfit Gary Mooney has other plans. This playground tale reveals much about social conformity, betrayal and punishment. The Measure of Gary Mooney was awarded third place in the New Zealand 2007 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Competition.
The Other Boyfriend
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 60,430. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Sarah Jamison is on a mission to find a boyfriend for her lover’s partner; and Sarah’s best friend comes to the rescue with an idea so crazy that it just might work. Enter the enigmatic Mike Connor. Sarah hates the man on sight, but her body tells her otherwise. Mike Connor is smug and full of himself; even so, Sarah thinks that with his help she can finally be with the love of her life.
Hilda the Wicked Witch
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Series: Hilda the Wicked Witch, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A fairy-land witch is transported to our world as a mishap makes a spell blow up in her face and mirror. The journey home is one filled with struggle, problems and many misunderstandings.
Lost in Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 91,110. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"Lost in Glory" is a parody of heroic fantasy literature. A Hero sets out on a journey to destroy the Evil Empire. What's so evil about it? It doesn't matter. But if there's a Hero, there must also be villains. An assassin, who stabs people. Because they were alive and he had a knife. A sorceress, who puts things on fire. Because they weren't on fire before...
The Tale of Spam City
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Griselda, the Spam Eating Wench of Noop has never clapped eyes on a can of spam, let alone eaten any. If the situation becomes public knowledge her family faces social disgrace. But the world tinned-meat by product crisis is deepening and spam is thin on the ground. Only Griselda can save her family from ruin but can she find some spam before the truth gets out? British English, light swearing PG