Fiction » Literature » Biographical

Windmill with a View
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In the summer of 1992, the author (future agent 33) has an interesting discussion with an Amerasian bartender in the fabled Sidle on N pub in the Outer Sunset district of San Francisco. Apparently, Dash the bartender, has found a 'unique' place in nearby Golden Gate Park where he and his girlfriend can live rent-free. The author is very intrigued, and goes to the park a few days later to find it.
La Niña Que Con Su Canto Se Hizo Grande
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 1, 2015 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
La niñez de Celia Cruz, quién calzaba con su canto a las demás niñas.
That Old Ball Game
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety take in a minor league baseball game in Charlotte in April of 2014. They are almost struck by a baseball, but it curves and becomes a just-inside-the-foul-pole home run. Agent 33 keeps recalling a San Francisco Giants - Los Angeles Dodgers game back in 1992 at the old Candlestick Park, as if it has some relevance to their present moment.
Zoo Are You?
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 take a trip from Charlotte to the NC Zoo in Asheboro on a cool and cloudy April day. They see and comment (in the usual bizarre fashion) on the zoo-enclosed animal species. Monique is elated when she sees her favorite animal: a giraffe. A conversation between a pair from Nash County (NC) is recorded. Later, the linguistic madness extends beyond the zoo. Asheville or Asheboro?
Overheard & Overhead
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Agents 32 and 33 of psecret psociety take a harrowing bike ride through east Charlotte to a Taco Bell. They recognize the uber-courteous African American employee (from previous visits) behind the counter and exchange pleasantries. Their food arrives and all seems quite ho-hum normal. The 5-star employee then returns to their table. They both share some startling revelations. Approx. 1800 words.
Caught Wild in Cotswold
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Psecret Psociety agents 32 and 33 ride bikes from the east Charlotte (USA) neighborhood of Windsor Park to Cotswold Mall in southeast Charlotte on a splendid April morning. The route is meticulously noted (for map freaks). Once at the desired restaurant, a seating error is remedied and an odd analogy for human lives is discussed. The topic of recursion re-emerges once again. More meta-real mayhem.
Psatori
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Mashups
Agents 32 and 33 of psecret psociety take a bike ride to NoDa (NE Charlotte). They encounter some very interesting people at a Cajun restaurant. Bizarre conversations are overheard. Then the magic granules take effect, and they are the ones spouting off surreal lines to the shock of the patrons. Then, on the other side of 36th Street, more linguistic mayhem ensues. A 2400-word pshort pstory.
Siquijor Seduction Zone
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The initial in-person meeting of future agents 32 and 33 on Siquijor Island in 2010 is recounted in this 2100-word psecret psociety pshort pstory.
Fate and Asparagus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
As a young boy grows up, his grandfather’s wartime stories become darker and more complex. What really happened on 10 September 1914, when German troops overran the Belgian village of Haacht, and how can we ever make sense of the past?
A Tour to The Tower
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Agents 32 and 33 take a trip from Charlotte to Blowing Rock (NC, USA) on a sleety March afternoon. The next day they do a cold-air hike up to the fire lookout tower on Flat Top Mountain. Notes are gathered and stories are left behind. Includes words and phrases from other agents. A 1900-word psecret psociety pshort pstory.
NoDa Soda
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word short story. Three of the early major NoDa figures who are now deceased (Terry Carano, Joe Behm, Bruce Gillenwater) are included in this recorded conversation between agents 32 and 33 on an April day in 2013. Another one in the pseries.
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 1900-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.
Vermont Street
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Once in San Francisco, Agents 32 and 33 decide to take a trip to the curvy section of Vermont Street on Potrero Hill. Along the way a man tells them about a very unique game that was once played on the street. While walking back they find 'the one that got away' under a shrub. It's catch and release, though. Who will find it next? Another Psecret Psociety pshort pstory. Approximately 1600 words.
Wrightsville Beached
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Back in the summer of 1985, three young dudes paddle a pair of inflatable rubber boats over to a small marsh island in the Wrightsville Beach (NC, USA) sound. Soon the 'elixium' starts to take effect. Space gets distorted. Then a medical situation. And when the sun sets, two of the three are missing. A 2300-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory. Features the late Frank von Peck (Future Agent 107).
Csoda, újratöltve
You set the price! Words: 22,830. Language: Hungarian. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Egy valós életből merített történet. Egy fiatal nő, aki másodjára is harcra kényszerül. Az ellenség ezúttal a rák. Tud Virág ismét győzni?
Greensboro Gaffe
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Psecret Psociety Agents 32 and 33 take the train from Charlotte to meet up with Agent 14 in downtown Greensboro (NC, USA) and attempt to locate the mythical Jim character. Another meta-real odd odyssey. A 2,400-word short story.
Availing Asheville
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The author and his wife spend a couple of days in Asheville (NC) in 2012, witnessing and taking part in some mysterious occurrences. A 1700-word short story.
A Trek to Zeke's Island
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In September of 1986, the author (psecret psociety agent 33) and his pal, Frank von Peck (agent 107), walk along a weather-worn stone breakwater along the Cape Fear River, advancing rock by rock from Fort Fisher to Zeke's Island, as a psychoactive serum starts to take hold. A recorded transcript.
L'uomo che stira i fazzoletti - Parte Prima
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
I giochi dei bambini che un tempo riempivano i cortili, la libertà di una corsa in moto e il piacere di un cucchiaio di Nutella, la musica e la Grande Milano: racconti brevi che in una manciata di paragrafi l’uno esplorano aspetti grandi e piccoli della quotidianità e insieme danno vita a un affresco delicato e onesto del vivere contemporaneo in una cittadina dell'Italia settentrionale.
Running--Memoir of a Trained Running Dog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Running. A memoir of a dog born to run. Jax, as he's known, recounts his earliest memories of childhood, education, and his life's work; running. He sounds very much like an old man dreaming of days gone by. Running is an old 'tale' that's less than 3,000 words--a quick, relaxing read.