Books tagged: short stories fiction

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The Promised Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A short story that gives an alternate history to Sir Walter Raleigh’s landing in America. Where feasible, historical accuracy has been preserved; where not feasible, it has been irreparably twisted.
Justice Will Prevail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Far in the future a court meets to determine the fate of a planet that has broken the law. A short Sci-Fi story.
Red Underwear
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Series: Short Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Red Underwear is the story of a single man's quest for love before Internet and cellphones were in vogue. Henry a lonely writer has just won a writing prize. He decides to place a personal ad in the local paper to find a woman to help him celebrate his good fortune. Ruth calls Henry after finding his ad when she cleaned out her cat's litter box. Henry gets a lot more than he bargained for.
Revolution!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Nuuri is a teenager walking alone on Election Day when he sees something strange, a boy in a ditch, he’s warned off and five years later he returns. What brings him back, and how does he convince the occupants of the tunnel below there’s a better life than what they know?
Aftermath
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
It's the Christmas season and all should be right with the world. But for Sal, his marriage, life, and the world in general, have changed forever. He is convinced that one final journey to his vacation home holds the answers to the new beginning he seeks. But he must deal with his fears, haunting memories and a fierce snowstorm along the way.
The Calling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A Man picks up the phone and dials 911. The Operator picks up, and the game begins.
Tales of the Last Bards
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You set the price! Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Compilation of short story fan based fiction in the world of "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgeson The sun has died and the Earth is in perpetual darkness, yet within the Last Redoubt mankind lives on against the creatures that lurk within those shadows. In the earlier times, before the great dark, life under the waning sun was also perilous for those born into them.
It's Dark Inside (collection of short stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
These six tales span the genres of ghost story, mystery, horror, and suspense. Some look back on dark times, others look forward to an apocalyptic future, and still others dwell on a terrible present – but they have one thing in common: they are all dark. Don’t expect happy endings or pleasant characters here, for there is something dark lurking in the shadows of each tale waiting to get out.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 5)
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Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
To solve the disappearance of his fellow teammates, Lace delves into the shadowy world he’s been appointed to visit (as a humble ambassador). In recent dealings his passive work ethics have slipped. His employer waits to address these uncharacteristic issues, as Lace returns to his own era to face the most powerful ruler of all.
Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Throughout this collection is an array of characters, young and old, who deal with the struggles of life in their own distinctive way. Some of these tales are honed with a psychological edge and sprinkled with a dash of dark humor, while others cross over into the realms of tragedy, coming of age, and the paranormal.