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The Price Of Justice
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A lifelong friendship is put to the test. How far would you go to protect your closest ally?
The Field of Stones
You set the price! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story of 3,800 words. It begins: "I awoke from a dreamless sleep lying in the field of stones. I had no idea how I got there, but I had always been there, and there was never a time when I was not there."
St. John's Ancients
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"St. John's Ancients" is a short story by Kevin McMahon which touches on themes of aging, gods, and gentrification. Two ancient men play chess in the park and are soon visited by two gods jealous of the attention they have gained from a goddess.
Killing the Golem (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The golem was created to defeat the skinheads. But when it is summoned against an innocent preacher, Armando realizes it must be destroyed. A short story. (~7000 words)
The Birdman
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can a mathematical genius with zero social skills save the world? One man thinks he’s got as good a chance as any.
To Labor No More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Buddy is a worker in an increasingly automated world. He depends on robots to take care of him both at work and at home. But lately, the robot workers have been making more work, not less, with their constant need for approval. Eunice thinks she has a solution, but Buddy isn't too sure...
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
The Storm
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Saying goodbye in the midst of a terrible storm. This is a short story about losing everything.
Moi, prédateur ?
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 41. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Des milliers d'automobilistes circulent chaque jour sur l'autoroute A13. Il arrive que l'on puisse observer fugitivement leurs attitudes, installé sur un pont. C'est ce que fait Hugo Malard. Avec un savoir faire d'entomologiste, il enrichit sa collection de physionomies perçues durant seulement quelques instants.
Atheist Afterlife: OpenDyslexic Edition
Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a special version of "Atheist Afterlife" aimed specifically at cognitive impaired readers. If you don't suffer from any form of dyslexia, please purchase the regular edition instead.
That Damn Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When a dozen roses and dinner with your beautiful wife is beckoning…..
A Reckless Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
1880 Paris: A stranger lurks in the shadows. Young, handsome and alone.. He's travelled the world for two hundred years......searching.
Beware.....The Moon is Full
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.90 from 20 reviews)
A flash fiction for the 'not so faint hearted'. After dark when the moon is full......stay home!!
Tales of Lost Love
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This sometimes humorous, sometimes passionate, sometimes sobering romance anthology features a mix of short stories and poems all of which tell a tale of lost love.
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a very short, fun interlude in the Hiding Behind The Couch series. Unlike the rest of the series, which is written in third-person (semi-omniscient) past tense, this short story is written in first-person present tense. It has no real bearing on anything else that happens in the series; it is what it is: an Easter Egg.
The Lottery
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jack Jameson believes he has complete control over his life. But one day a random occurrence sends his world into a tail spin, delivering a warped destiny that has been patiently waiting for years. A short story centering around irony and fate, "The Lottery" examines the darkness of the human psyche and the power of anger.
Les porte-parole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Quand deux formations politiques rivales font écrire leurs discours par le même ordinateur.
Falling Leaves Don't Weep: A Thirteenth Hour Epilogue
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
An elderly king reflects on a restless life of self-absorption, hedonism, and dissatisfaction after falling leaves blow into his bedroom one night when he's unable to sleep.
Aftermath
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
it is a short story about a student's mistake in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to deal with because of her action.