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Playing Without Rules: Men of Spring Baseball Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Marcia Powers wants nothing to do with ballplayer Brock Carter, especially after she told him to go away and pursue his dreams. Brock Carter's back in town to rekindle his romance with Marcia. Marcia is unable to resist Brock, but determined to keep her secret. What will he do when he discovers the real reason Marcia sent him away?
Learn German With Stories: Digital in Dresden - 10 Short Stories For Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: German. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this sequel to “Zurück in Zürich”, Dino lands a promising new office job in Dresden with stable pay and promotion opportunities, but it’s only so long before corporate implications force him to make a tough decision. Explore Dresden, learn about local culture, history and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
The Witness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story. This is also the first of the Issues Series: Responsibility. Jimmy Johnston is put in a place where he has to decide what is right and wrong in a very bad situation. Should he tell someone, or try to keep it to himself. And could he live with himself if he didn't?
The Crossroad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When a woman undertakes a journey to confront her past, she ends up at a literal crossroad where she must make the most important decision of her life or risk being destroyed.
The Cell Tower
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Alternative history
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A Central American cell-phone technician has a startling change of plan half-way up a tower in Charlotte (NC, USA). If this little vignette were expanded into an American movie, it would most likely be rated G (ok for all ages). Vaguely based on a real-life incident. Approx. 1,100 words.
Stolen Conscience (Political Scavengers Series)
Series: Political Scavengers Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It was drizzling that Sunday morning when some sympathetic crowd gathered at the River Valley dumpsite - some crying, some others angry. No one could help. The dumpsite lay adjacent to the river, apparently for ease of evacuation of waste through the waterway. It was the helpless,
Гражданин неба
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 2, 2018 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Публицистическое эссе «Гражданин Неба» написано от лица Андрея Малышева — номинанта на Нобелевскую премию в области литературы, истинного патриота России, который на протяжении многих лет прикладывает все силы для ее возрождения. В преддверии выборов особенно активно проявляются лица, которые рвутся к власти всякими способами.
The Messes in our Minds
You set the price! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
THE MESSES IN OUR MINDS is a collection of stories exploring the darker corners of the human experience.
House Of Worship
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A very brief story about a young boy Ricky. This snippet gives a glimpse into how a psyche becomes scarred and hints as to why he grew into a narcissist.
More. More. More.
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is flash fiction, under 1000 words. Teddy is a strong man, driven to become ever stronger -- and with the aid of technological advances like medical nanomachines and vat-grown muscular implants, his dysmorphic drive has made him something both more and less than human.
McGoohan’s Changing Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, police forces act in jurisdictions that fit together like jigsaw pieces from different puzzles. As a champion of municipal authority, Corporate Affairs Officer McGoohan trains a younger officer how to force those pieces into a cohesive picture of a polite society. That is until one bullet changes the direction of his career.
Frank & Nneka
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Following a devastating diagnoses, Frank and Nneka seek comfort in a familiar place.
Fraud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Chioma took a deep breath and inserted her card into the chip reader. After a moment of awkward silence she took it out and looked up anxiously. "Declined." Fraud is a story about a young woman who discovers an illegal charge on her credit card and her resolve to find the person responsible.
Atonement
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Every apartment in the building was its own little universe, and what was going on in another’s universe did not concern you. It certainly did not concern Mr. Wells, a fat, selfish man. He main pastime was to listen to all the goings on in the apartments around him. Everyone in the building considered him strange, and for good reason.
Lightning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Scrawny little Ariel eventually came second as she had duelled gravity, and as if in slow motion, dropped to her knees; and with her small hands clutching her stomach, she surrendered and drowned in the stinging hope that she kept sufficient pressure on her stitched wound.
La Muerte del Inglés
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Aires de revolución venidos a un pueblo olvidado a través de un joven intespectuoso que defiende los ideales democráticos, y que está en contra de todo aquello que, aunque signifique progreso, viene de la mano del regimen dictatorial.
At the Soups
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can you be smothered by love? Is there really such a thing? To her mind, yes, there definitely was such a thing and she was feeling the brunt of it, suffocatingly so. She had told her dad, time and again, that she could not breathe, but he would never listen, would not listen. Well, she had warned him.
A Book With No Pictures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A loser, pushing forty, struggles to raise his gifted nephew, in this short and comedic tale of dysfunction.
The Cookie Caper
Series: The Bright Future, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, borders are marked by elevator doors and wars are fought to keep black ink on the bottom line. When a new recipe threatens to upset the world's trillion dollar cookie market, its scientist baker is murdered, sending freelance mercenaries and corporate police officers into a scramble to recover the missing prototype batch.
Alice Thinks
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
She knows from experience that the trick is to stay really quiet. Really, really quiet. Quiet as a stone person in a square, or as a mouse or a chair. For if she hears you she’ll find you and then she’ll teach you a lesson. But it’s so stuffy in here, and she really, really needs to pee.