Books tagged: literary short story

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The Rock
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Andrew and Frank used to swim in this lake as kids. Used to reach this island, this particular rock. Used to play a game of “How far down can you go before you have to come up again?” Now Frank is dead and Andy is out in the lake all alone, swimming to the rock.
One Place
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Art agent Madeline is stalking a brilliant Parisian painter with an impossible story attached to his name. But when she finds him, the truth is even more heart-rending than the myth.
Just One More Thing
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles Peter Cross Gerald Wentworth Farthing Smith would have been named just “Charley Smith” if his parents had any sort of self-control. And it just got worse from there. But they’ll pay for their over-parenting of him. Oh, yes, come high school graduation, they’ll pay.
The Grocery Zoo Story
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Baxter meets a talking dog in a grocery store, he’s sure it’s evidence that the produce has been spiked with LSD. But then the dog tells him how it got there and it’s strangely compelling...until it’s all just TOO DAMN MUCH!
Parallels
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Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Osuna Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
During a snowy twilight in December, Kate encounters four doppelgängers of herself from parallel universes ... four other paths her life might have taken. A short story about life choices, chance, and the ghosts of the past that haunt us, and winner of Albuquerque The Magazine's Short Fiction Contest. Includes another short story, Writer's Flight, and an extended preview from the novel Soul Cages.
Othello Jones
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Series: Gay and Lesbian · Urban Stories · Short Reads · Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short short. Formerly titled The Handshake... Ex-student and teacher meet by chance in a shopping mall. Things start off bad when the student refuses to give the teacher a hug. Inspired by Edward Albee's Zoo Story, the pupil's words are more potent than fists. He jabs and punches until his words drive the teacher to the brink of murdering him. The conversation is poetic, raw, and brittle.
Toy Car Dialectic
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
And now for something completely different - the entire arc and meaning of one man's life as told in metal, chrome, and plastic.
Communion Is a Kiss: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Dante Petrocchi-Bianchi spends his days treating Alzheimer’s patients and studying God, but he whiles away his nights in Roman nightclubs, picking up different beautiful women. When he discovers that one of his conquests is his big game hunter boss’s new trophy wife, Dante’s wild lifestyle becomes dangerous. Will his treacherous games end in his murder, or can he stop playing sexual roulette?
A Breeze
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Series: Computer User Fiction, Book 1 · 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.
Death Angel: a short story of literary fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Crescere Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
What kind of person works as a mercy killer? What makes a death a mercy killing, instead of murder? A 4,500 manuscript word / 18-page short story on death, and life, from the point of view of a man who is intimately familiar with the former.