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A Nun and Priest Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Father John and the formidable Sister Austin. Which of them will triumph in a battle of wills over the fate of a young Catholic schoolboy in the 1960's?
Whose Novel?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An in-house editor wants to publish an author's novel in the name of the editor's son.
That Damn Moon
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Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a dozen roses and dinner with your beautiful wife is beckoning…..
Tales of Lost Love
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.
At The End of The Rope - Is a New Beginning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A collection of short stories that will take you from the ecstatic heights of burning desire to the darkest depths of the heart. Philosophizes about desire, spirituality, life, death, past lives, soulmates, destiny and divinity. Prepare yourself for an emotional roller coaster!
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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.
A Trip With Destiny
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In order to sweeten the state of affairs surrounding his marriage, Dan has planned a life-altering trip for he and his wife. Destiny Parker should have taken flight sooner.
The Lottery
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Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
Quand deux formations politiques rivales font écrire leurs discours par le même ordinateur.
Mundane and Extraterrestrial Agonies
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When it’s all too much, he’ll be there for you… Sometimes the only way to deal with the worst news you’ve ever heard is to invent a problem only you can see. A beneficial distraction. The trouble is, how do you confirm what is invention, and what is reality? And in the end, does it matter?
A Heart's Journey 2: The Father's Sins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Sandra Ross. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Eric Collins isn’t an innocent about life’s challenges. He has been through several serious relationships. He even married — thrice. But an important relationship in his past has scarred him long before he can learn to fight, and he doesn’t know how to heal his own wounds...
Falling Leaves Don't Weep: A Thirteenth Hour Epilogue
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(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.
Fascination
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this quirky short story Harvey Stanbrough transports you back in time to a small town, much lower gas prices, and classic vehicles. Unfortunately, he also takes along a guy who just wanted to go meet and talk with his favorite novelist. Humor? Ghost story? Time travel? Redneck Hickville USA? Up to you.
Hogg's Collection of Misery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is a collection of short stories, ten in all. Stories about misery and woe. Some in the arctic, one in the desert. Some get stranded at a deserted Lighthouse. Nothing but misfortune lies there. Another takes place on Everest. No good comes there either...
More Than Nothing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Luke moved across the country looking for opportunity. Now, he has lived himself into a corner. Will Ella be the answer? Can she save him? In these uncertain times, no one knows the answer.
The Unfortunate Case of Agatha Bitters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Miss Agatha Demon Bitters is an octogenarian who has led a long, fruitful and active life. She isn't about to let not having a driver's license or a minor lack of funds or memory slow her down. She knows what she's about, most of the time.
Aftermath
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: 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.
Aftermath
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a short story about student's realization in regards to cheating and the consequences she had to take on.
Atheist Afterlife
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Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.