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On the Day of Silence: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ruth has lost everything. Everything but her unicorn. But he doesn't trust himself around her, because he knows that if he loses control, the inner horror inside of him will rage and kill Ruth. But Ruth doesn't care. He's all she has left. Will Aaron, her unicorn, let her near? Or will he push her away forever?
Welcome to Earth
Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Ever feel like you just got off the bus from Pluto yesterday and don't recognize any of the street signs?
The Misshapen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
At the beginning of the end of time, she was there... One of acclaimed author Nicholas Ponticello's earliest works, The Misshapen originally appeared online in 2006, one of two short stories describing the dark relationship between humans and the world they've created. Nearly a decade later—and for the first time in e-book format—this revised edition offers readers a rare glimpse into the future.
Relaxing Reads - Short Stories
Series: Relaxing Reads. Price: Free! Words: 32,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Do you fancy a relaxing read which won't take up too much of your time? In this collection of 40 short stories, you will find something to suit any mood. Stories of love, happiness, sadness, winning, losing, even a little ghostly - all are less than 1,000 words and are written from the prompt of a given word, phrase or idea. Relax and enjoy your reading.
The Adventures of Abigail Saltminder. Book 2: The Underside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Abigail Saltminder Adventures, bk 2: The Underside. Abigail and Tom split. Tom tries to reach his Dad, but David Mentmore is waiting. Abigail and George, in the scrublands, meet an undersider family who kidnap Abigail and hunt George for the pot. But Abigail is a 'Special' and she is determined to get home...Animals, space ships, special powers, friendships, deadly enemies and Poppity-Pings!
The LSD Princess: Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
“If you’re careful to not go lookin’ for it, one can always find the greatest significance in those things which seem to happen, or not happen, for no reason at all.”
The Accidental Necromancer: A Zombie Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Just because you don’t believe in something, doesn’t mean it isn’t going to happen. When Macy buys a spell book from the local charity shop on a whim, she’s convinced the words it contains are hogwash. That doesn’t stop her from repeating them. As people begin to rise from their graves, she has to change her opinion. Zombies were not something she’d ever thought she’d have to deal with.
In the Name of Love: Stories about Revenge, Redemption, and Rebirth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A lonely neighbor tries to melt a widow’s reluctant heart. Bullying brothers threaten to spoil a young girl’s Halloween. Left at the altar once, a woman takes a gamble on a second chance. These are just a few in a collection of thirty short and shorter stories about growing up, growing older, moving out, moving on, revenge, redemption, and love in all its shades of bittersweet pain and joy.
Shopping at Tesco
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Urban
In this dark humorous short story a snooty yummy mummy takes decisive action when faced with panic and danger at the supermarket.
The Whisper of Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The farmhouse Gwynn Powell buys, tucked away in the Green Mountains of Vermont where even GPS can’t find it, is literally a step back in time. And Slate Peck, the farm’s caretaker and part owner, is tied to Gwynn’s destiny in ways she never expected.