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$1.00 Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Cris is writer who hasn't published in awhile. His agent demands the advance back.When he meets a seemingly homeless man selling stories for a dollar, Cris can't believe it! He reads the perfect story, and sets out to confront the man. When Cris finds him, he's too intimidated by the giant to say anything except, "do you have more?" Cris Cline takes a dangerous route, and it's going to cost him!
Scribbler Tales Volume Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scribbler Tales Volume Four includes: Abducted, Cunning, Enamored, Reckless, Safeguard.
Execution Day: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
They want him dead. The most dangerous man in the city. Will it be by poison? Or maybe an "accident"? Or maybe by a good old-fashioned gunshot wound? That's what they're here to decide, but by any method, one thing is for certain. Execution day is coming.
Hail Mary: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
The Dinner Guest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.
Scribbler Tales Volume Five
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume five includes: Bloodlust, Illusion, Manhunt, Pandemic, Revenge
Memoirs of a Snowflake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The life and times of a December snowflake. A 1,000 word short story.
An Alchemist's Wedding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A novitiate Alchemist gives a wedding speech reflecting on the wonder of joy and the predicament of love.
Sparrow Swift Is Born (international intrigue)
Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Escaping Tyranny's Womb. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What to do when trouble is approaching your door with a battering ram. Sparrow Swift is fiction: people, places, times, and events. It's a coincidence these adventures seem familiar and you want to act now while you still have time. Your Human Rights > any unjust law "Of all 30 ways to resolve conflict, the best may be to leave." Proverb
Scribbler Tales Volume Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume Two includes: Broken Promises, Deception, Endgame, Malice and The Portrait.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Having a midlife crisis, Mick abandons everything in search of adventure. As he encounters people along the way, they define as much about him as they do themselves. In the Badlands, he learns the truth about his destiny.
Guest of Honor: A Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Megan Dust, after recently losing her parents, hitches a ride with Bart Simms, a Minneapolis attorney. Along the way, they meet up with a local farming family, and in exploring their backwoods home, Megan uncovers a secret that leads to a bloody trail of a crazed killer.
Scribbler Tales Volume Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scribbler Tales Volume Three includes: Hidden Lies, Nightmare, Payback, The Night Stalker and Turning Point.
Warning Signs
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Angie Sterling's new Victorian fixer-upper was cheap, so she jumped in with both feet. When the disturbances start, it becomes clear that Angie got more than she bargained for. Could the neighbors be right about a ghost driving out the previous owners? Or is another danger lurking in the turn-of-the-century home?
The Final Farewell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
A woman raised by her grandparents keeps her vigil by her grandfather's hospital bed, remembering his love and kindness
Scribbler Tales Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scribbler Tales Volume One includes: Desperate Measures, Forbidden Lore, Forever Lost, The Hourglass, Sail with Me.
Heritage of Deceit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
While surfing the Internet at work, Lloyd believes he's found a relic from an old genocide. If he's right, the artefact would be worth a ton of money, and it will give lots of people closure when they find out what really happened to their families.
Random Thoughts & Poems
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This collection of poems runs the gamut of human emotions from exuberance to deep insight. The contents sparkle with Life, remarkable observations, and insights. Come into these pages and renew, heal, be nourished, entertained, and delighted. This book will refresh your Spirit one poem at a time. These inner monologues are meant to inspire and provide companionship.
Frank Winston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two elderly ex-cons look for a ways to make a quick buck, and find trouble they never expected.