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Our Millie Leaves Home and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Our Millie used to say that she lived in the hairy armpit of life, but I didn’t know what she meant until I met her Ma, Big Mil. Big Mil stood almost six feet tall with muscles built from hard work and harder play. You never know what will happen next so please come into Our Millie’s world and prepare to be entertained and, perhaps, enlightened.
Departure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hannah and Zeke quit their jobs in mid-career and parachute themselves into the bewildering landscape of Greece of the 1980's. It's just a few years after Greece has joined Europe, and decades before finding itself in the economic and political doghouse. This is the story of Hannah's discoveries of Greek culture, ancient and modern, and what she learns about herself and her American past.
Letting Go
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of short stories exploring the foibles and weaknesses of the central characters: a woman looking for uncomplicated sex; an ageing Irish spinster has her dreams coming true in unexpected ways. a middle-aged man who finds out more than he ever wanted to know about his mother's secret life. a young abused girl who deals out her own kind of justice. nothing is as it seems on the surface.
At the Soups
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Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Smothered by love. Is there such a thing? To Cindy’s mind, yes there definitely was, and she had told him, time and again, that she could not breathe.
Hurricane Season
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Though the characters in these fourteen stories lead separate lives, they are connected in ways both mysterious and commonplace. Whether wandering the globe, or merely dreaming of change, they circle back home time and again, in search of the past and a sense of belonging.
Never Go Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
I walked away from home. It was late at night and Mum and Dad were snoring away. They didn't wake up as I left and now they wouldn't find me until I was far, far away. This is a short story (approx 1500 words) Sampling is set at 50%
Simon Becoming Simon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A woman who'd often watched Simon painting down at the river, came over and told him that she was his mother. She said she'd recognised him after all this time, due to his striking resemblance to his father. Simon who'd recently been forced to leave his home with his father, for much the same reasons that she'd originally done, was pleased they had finally caught up again.