Books tagged: short contemporary

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The Hawk and the Sparrow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A contemporary fable, The Hawk and the Sparrow recounts 65 years of a woman's life, chronicling the sacrifices that she's made to reach the top.
Violence: The Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a short compilation of my most violent short stories. There is the violent bully of a student that leads to the deaths of many, the torment wife who just can’t take it anymore, the Scottish looter fighting to avoid capture, the sniper and his violent hunt for the girl that blew him off and the gangster on the run from the cops. It’s five of my most hardcore stories in one book!
Quickies
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You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An entertaining collection of forty miniature short stories from this popular New Zealand author. Each story contains just five-hundred words and can therefore be read in just two or three minutes.
Dismantle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A week is a long time in politics. In diary format, one political candidate chronicles his drastic change of fortune as he goes from the potential Prime Minister to a pariah within his own party.
Underleaf
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A house with a disturbing secret, jealousy which turns deadly, heartbreak in more ways than one, and people who aren’t quite what they seem make up a few of the stories within this collection. Turn the pages and discover that there is more to each tale as you venture Underleaf...
Five Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Five short fantasy stories, including the favourite, Enough is Enough Butternut.
The Thanatos Solution: A Cautionary Tale about the Near Dystopian Future
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Just a few years down the road, the new health-care plan is firmly entrenched. A new bill, Ethical Assessment of End-of Life Care, has also been enacted into law. And the authorities are ruthlessly implementing it throughout the land. The "thanatos solution" has arrived.
His Story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When his father dies, Greg Charmant’s mother becomes addicted to anti-depression medicine. The middle of three boys, he is taken by the state and put into the foster system. After his adult life falls apart, Greg decides to return to his childhood home, bringing his future, his present, and his past together, to help him be the man he wants to be, instead of the man Fate chooses.
Vrtlog
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Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: Croatian. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Zbirka kratkih priča riječkog autora Gašperov Vlade, svojevrsne legende on-line kratkih priča kojima je pod svojim blog imenom Misko prisutan već godinama. Ova je knjiga izbor nekih ranijih tekstova. Kratke i eksplozivne, ove su priče odlično štivo i pitak izbor adrenalina, zabave i neobičnih situacija. Pravo osvježenje u vašoj on-line knjižnici.
The Commute
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A short story for commuters and others who want a quick uplifting story. Meet Mark as he travels home from work in the city of Brisbane on a hot summers day.