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Cardinal Sin: Vanity
By Caroline Gerardo
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction
Jesse's modeling career is over, she finds herself prideful and not destined for sainthood. A short story in a series of seven deadly sins. Jesse has past turning fifty in a world where only beauty counts. Short Fiction, romance, literary, immigration
Wrong Season
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
It was all over the news, several years ago, the story of Susan Smith deliberately driving her car into a lake and drowning her two children. That was in S.C. In South Georgia, another young mother, Ginger, spellbound by the story, imagines the episode and thinks she has a special understanding of how and why Susan Smith killed her children.
Tadias
By Tony Angelo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by MLR Publishers. Category: Fiction
After writing my first Poetry book Too Much Ado I wanted to address my feelings more poetically about what I’ve learned over 50 years.
He Angles, She Refracts
By Rob Vagle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
In a world where narcissism is the norm and people interact with their mirrored-selves, Evy wakes up to find her reflection above her bed missing. In her place is an empty bed with rose pedals dotting the sheets. When all mirrored images leave, what's a narcissist to do? A short story. Includes complete bonus short story, "The Forgiving Execution."
Three Scars - J.D. Cutler and Michael Angel
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Scars can be markers. Markers of various kinds of sins that go before a fall. Let me tell you about three of my markers. Pride left the first mark. Envy the next. Vanity the deepest one. In the process of getting those scars, I’d tasted failure. I’d eaten crow. Between the two, I’d take the crow, which at least tastes like chicken. I can’t say that I mind.
A Quiet Man
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
Henry Willeford III was a quiet man. He was tidy and neat. He never varied his daily routine...until today!
Mirrors
By Shane Rynhart
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
A man obsessed with his looks gets into some serious trouble...
Not Quite Normal
By Shane Rynhart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
The full edition of Shane Rynhart's debut short story anthology. This edition contains nineteen short fantasy, horror and science fiction tales, as well as some bonus content. There is also a free version available containing nine of these stories.
The Hero, the Dragon, and Surgard/Surgard’s Beautification Project
By Robert Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Surgard returns in two short stories. In the first, Surgard arrives in a land where a hero has to fight a dragon to save a maiden. What Surgard can’t figure out is why everyone sings every so often. In the second, Surgard has to teach a lesson about beauty and vanity.
The Quest
By Julie Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
It’s Delta’s sixteenth birthday. She gets a coming-of-age present, but it comes with a condition- she has to find her soul mate and prove she’s worthy of him in a week, or she will lose her adult tail it and it will stay pale. Delta meets various mermen from Mr Slob to Mr Useless, and sees their faults are hers. Then she meets Jonty, and realises she wants to be a better mermaid.