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The Last Downtown Supermarket
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The very young and the very old occupy special seats in the theater of life. Their perches are right next to the doors - the entrance for one and the exit for the other. It's a bond that they share. Sometimes, a person vacillates between the two chairs. On very rare occasions, such as in this tale, an individual can occupy both seats at the same time.
Leave a Scar
You set the price! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a collection of stories about people who should treat each other better. But they don't want to.
Alice Needs to Go
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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.
Prayers of Resentment
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This story is a collection of three short stories that focuses around real-life drama and suspense.
Spectrum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The human brain decodes only 0.0035% of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. A tiny fraction which our eyes recognise as 'visible light'. BioLuminary Enterprises conduct early clinical trials and breakthrough medical research for pharmaceutical companies. Pushing the boundaries of science, they have developed a controversial study and are actively seeking volunteers. As far as the eye can see.
Rookie Blues
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Pete is a cop's cop. Jim is a green rookie. Pete's job is to impart to the younger man everything he knows, train him to be a good officer. This is how the two met. Rookie Blues is flash-fiction, an 'origin story' to the Boys in Blue novellas.
In God We Trust
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Just Desserts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Providing long-term support for a loved one who just doesn't care about their own health is mentally taxing. Mandee, who is overweight, needs to make a decision when morbidly obese Marie continues begging for "just one more" sweet. Will Mandee say no and stand strong or will she give in to the guilt she is battling? Is that guilt really the worst of her problems? Find out in "Just Desserts."
Monday Is Winter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A young woman and her friends make an escape attempt from the gulag where they were born.
A Change of Pace
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story exploring transitional narrative, and intended as a metaphorical presentation of not settling for the familiar, but bravely pursuing a path into the unknown in hopes of finding something more.
Blue Bell and the Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » War
Everybody needs friends. But friends come in all shapes and sizes. When World War II aviator Archibald "Packy" Burkhalter seeks out a long-lost friend, he gets a great deal more than he bargained for.
KULübE
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: Turkish. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Her şey bir gözün üzerinde olup bitti. Kibele öldü. Kibele doğdu.
I'll Never Do It Again *a First-Time Spanked, Spanking F M Fantasy*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
~ You never forget the first time... even when it hurts. ~ It all begins when Timmy finds himself witnessing Jenny's own humiliation and tear-inducing torment as she's bent over her mother's knee and spanked. Right in front of him, right before his eyes that can hardly bear the sight of his best friend's agony. That's the moment that Timmy's day takes a turn he could never ever guess...
Saying Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This story, also the first chapter of the forthcoming tenth novel in the Wes Crowley series, opens at a funeral that is very important to Western Z Crowley. In fact, it's one that will change what's left of his life forever. Come along on a last blast as Wes sets out on a vengeance trail.
Ducati Brando: Episode 1, Catch and Release.
You set the price! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The only person in the history of the Navy Seals to be kicked out of that elite fighting group for being too rough. He’s committed to being unforgiving and relentless. He's accompanied with his Native American Girlfriend, Tamaya. She's seductive, but it belies her own wickedness which she unleashes when she and Ducati come face to face with the "Human vermin" they're hired to exterminate.
Fathers: A Collection of 3 Flash Fiction Stories
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Parents
Fathers: A collection of Three Flash Fiction stories consist of three short stories, "Teddy", "He never Came", "His Truth". All shining a lot of the lack in-home issues many families face regarding an empty father presence.
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
Only the Good Die Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Whatever genre they put on ya, the song remains the same...right? What if Bob Dylan had died in his motorcycle accident in 1966? What if Jimi Hendrix had lived on, playing guitar into the new millenium? What if John Lennon never met a madman on his doorstep? Is a world without "Tangled Up in Blue" really worse than a world that never heard "Tiananmen Square Gardens"?
Sang Pembuat Jam (The Watchmaker) Sebuah Novelette (Indonesian Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: May 11, 2016 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Bagaimana jika anda dapat mengulangi masa lalu sekali lagi?
Anxious Anna & The Souls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Follow a precocious youth as she ventures through a seamless dimensional space, deconstructing the mirage of growing up & losing all. A spiritual adventure through the figments of paranoia & anxiety that tears at us everyday & the ways to cope while leaving memories behind.