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Chris
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Chris is a short story told from a young woman's point of view about a tragedy that she suffers in her life.
A Dog to Put Down
Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Harmon’s heart breaks when his dog Tonka turns wild and and buries teeth into his master. The madness overtakes that mighty dog just as Harmon fears the third man drawing close. The third man brings the bullet and the blade. The third man reminds all the old pushers and pimps that the city never forgets. So Harmon hurries to train Tonka’s replacement, and in the end, Harmon succeeds too well.
Agony of Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One was extremely intelligent having good command in language. However, his writings are not easily understood by general readers.Another one is neither extremely intelligent nor is having extreme command in any language, though he is extremely meticulous in his writings.The third one was ordinary writer and his writings are liked by ordinary readers.How they fared as writers?
ROCÍO
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Sentimentalismo, Romance de amores ocultos, dramáticas situaciones y trágico final
LAURA
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Spanish. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Historia de amor puro, amor intenso, amor dramático, sensibilidad,
The Witness
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Witness When you die you return, a mute, invisible presence who watches all your days repeat. All your sorrows, all your joys. You watch your entire life replay as a mute observer. A witness.
The Corner Scoop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Corner Scoop, an ice cream parlor turned coffee shop, has stood at the corner of Front Street and Broadway for over fifty years. Embittered by his life as the inherited owner, Henry has had to make difficult decisions, two of which could land him the clink for the rest of his life. The unfairness of the death of his wife catapults Henry into business with Ol’ Bailey.
Dot Gov
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sandra Lamb thought J.B. was one of the good guys. After all, he was fighting terrorism, wasn't he, bringing the full arsenal of the government's surveillance apparatus to bear on those who would do us harm. But knives have two edges,and they can turn on the attacker as well as the victim. So strap your tin foil hat on a little tighter, and see what Big Brother is up to in .Gov.
Story Of A Lonely Lady
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When I see 20 years back, I feel that it wasn't such a big deal to overcome fears of this world, families, relationships, societies and never ending prejudices. Yes, I dealt with a world of nowhere, families which knew how to survive but had no choice other than to die, a relationship which had no meaning, a betraying society, all of which took away breath away from my body, soul and my life
Anecdotes of Irregularity
You set the price! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
ANECDOTES OF IRREGULARITY is a collection of three flash fiction stories with twists, turns, and general irregularity. With strange grandmas, partners in crime, and claims of flying dogs, each of the three stories have their own unique feel ranging from sci-fi to crime.
The Monk's Bed - A Short Story...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Synopsis How sheepishly we follow... no, rephrase, how we absolutely cherish the endless queues, to purchase with our health, the one way ticket to the bottleneck where financial slavery is sold. And one icy windy morning, the whole world changes and we realise we're part of nature but we know nothing of how to survive it...
The Gingerbread Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What would the Angel of Death tell you about your life? And would you believe it?
Orange Blossom Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Chaosheng zhe has been a monk for nearly forty years, but still he finds a long-lasting connection with the Tao frustratingly elusive. Finally, in the last days of winter, he sets out for the hermitage on Orange Blossom Mountain, hoping the seclusion will help him achieve his long sought after state of bliss. A short story.
The Happiness Inquisition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
One day a child is admitted to hospital, the victim of abuse. Five people of different ages find themselves caught up in the series of events that leads up to this tragedy. But who made the anonymous phone call that set these events in motion? And why did they do it?
Rings of a Tree (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017 by Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Another season begins… Childhood sweethearts Jake and Cassidy always knew they’d end up getting married, but what they hadn’t been prepared for were the ups and downs that life would present to them. Follow their family through generations of celebrations and trials, as told through the eyes and ears of an oak tree.
Walnoten
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: Dutch. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sarah gaat ieder jaar op vakantie naar de Moezelstreek in Duitsland. Maar dit jaar is ze voor het eerst helemaal alleen en loopt ze totaal verloren langs het water. Een kort verhaal over verdriet, eenzaamheid en afscheid nemen.
Strong Tea, Three Sugars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
It would be fair to say that the sinister poseur Sørensen is not the most popular new boss in John's office. Despite his best efforts, his staff take an instant and unanimous dislike to him, and over time, he gives them good reasons, particularly in his pursuit of John's wife Sue, who is clearly not interested in Sørensen.
Paths of Trust
Series: Tales of Oshala the Hex. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A sword and sorcery adventure in the tradition of Tanith Lee, Ursula Le Guin, and Robert E. Howard. A world of dark sorcery—an age of sharpened bronze. An undefeated warlord approaches an unconquerable city. Can the sorceress Oshala the Hex keep the city from being drowned in the empire's wave of expansion? Or will her past with the warlord be her undoing? This is a 7,700-word novelette
As Seen On the Internet: A (slightly modified) Compilation
Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
If generosity is measured by donations, then Jalen Cole is the most emotionally benevolent author of the decade. Witness what is sure to become the bedrock of this writer's long and lively career as he embarks on a journey of the mind and its many forgetful corners.
Bringing Down The House - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Synopsis: Who we are when no one looks... What we need to hold, for our souls to taste... The great mystic, poet, Sufi, mystic and philosopher, Rumi (1207) moulded perfectly the vase that contains "us" when he phrased... "We show our worth by what we seek". Rumi had it right, all along, and nothing changed in so many centuries.