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The Man Who Lived in The Trestle Bridge
By Richard Everett Upton
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Where a man who feels lost ponders and works to find himself in the life he is living.
The Weaver Bird
By Kendall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
This is a short magical realism story about how a lion attempted to save a weaver bird from danger. The story shows the value of living things and what is right, even if it seems like the goal was not reached.
Epona
By Jupiter Gardens Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Those touched by the goddess Epona live unique and varied lives with horses, the animals for which she is known. As one of the few Celtic Goddesses to also be worshiped by Romans, Epona’s reach is far and wide. In this story, a woman comes to grips with her own physical limitations while she fully grasps the love of this Goddess.
A Buddhist Monk Story
By TJ Seitz
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
True Awakening (A Short Story)
By Vinny Kapoor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sam is a successful entrepreneur and has everything. However, he is deeply unhappy. The more he gains, the more his unhappiness increases. Sam is a desperate for a solution and a business associate recommends he tries meditation. Sam is sceptical but decides to go on a 10 days meditation retreat, to discover if he can really find out about the meaning of life. This short story is 5789 words long.
Unhealthy Competition (A Short Story)
By Vinny Kapoor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Paul has got a fantastic new job. He has to work closely with a new colleague, Daniel who is doing the same job as Paul. A small and petty row turns into a competition to see who the best is. Paul is determined to win but doesn’t believe he can. It’s only when he discusses his problem with Mary that he realises that his problem isn’t quite like it seems. This short story is 2595 words long.
Grounds for Divorce
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Julia needs some relationship advice and a friend suggests she consult a psychic named Morgana. But this one doesn’t read tea-leaves. Nope. She’s a 21st century seer who requires a specific roast of a specific well-known brand of coffee beans. Julia finally tracks down the properly-dated vacuum-packed bag, but gets a rude (psychic-)awakening in the process: cryptic questions. To ask the psychic!
Bookstore Stories
By White Feather
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A selection of stories for bibliophiles. If you like bookstores or if you ever worked in one you will be able to relate to these stories. While the world of books is the setting, the stories involve all the vicissitudes of life and are told in White Feather's engaging style.
They Say
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
They say your 40’s are pretty cool but I’ll never know... My story started in Vegas and, sure as Hellfire, it won’t “stay there.” If I help just one of you young, careerist women out there, that's OK. Only the good die young, you say? Bull. I'm barely-living proof that's a lie. Are you a postmodern ladder-climber? Dread living in perpetual Bridesmaids-Ville? Then read, learn, and "don't."
Impossible Love
By Marantha D. Jenelle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Khrystiana has always been different. Even Death and the other gods have noticed. At 16 the wheels of Fate begin to turn swifter, and now she may begin to learn what she is meant for.
Faster James Faster
By Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Is there a deeper motherly pain than having your child stolen and eaten by something ten times your size? And why does life need death to live? These quasi-fictional ruminations of a modern day Thoreau navigates all over the angst map.
Texas Dark
By Scienda Press
Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short fiction trio by Marc Schooley, with bonus material from his 2013 supernatural thriller, Nightriders.
The Other 10 Commandments
By Leni Matlin
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The 10 Commandments have been the cornerstone of Judeo-Christian teachings for millennia, but a new translation of a Nag Hammadi scroll has spawned a row regarding the tablets Moses smashed when he returned to find his wayward flock partying wildly before a golden calf. This new translation contends that the first set of tablets were not the same as the next set of replacement commandments!
Star Collector
By Kathryn Lively
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by DLP Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Some rock and roll groupies take pictures, others collect locks of hair or guitar picks to remind them of their conquests. The legendary Chrissie Cuff prefers to take something more personal, much to the reclusive Woody's surprises. Woody doesn't usually take on groupies, but is he willing to make an exception?
The Man who Believes God is the Sea
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An allegorical tale about a man, who, having heard so much about the sea through other people, has decided to see it for himself, and to derive his spirituality from it. He is a very simple man and yet his spirituality runs deep. All he needs in his life is the sea. Its beauty and its majesty will be enough.
Writer's Flight
By L. M. May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Osuna Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rylan dreams of becoming a published author. He thinks his first mystery writer's workshop is going to help him achieve that dream. But what he finds is an out-of-control group spiraling down into a bottomless pit of envy, spite, and cruelty -- a workshop from hell. A short story that explores destructive workshops and an artist's coming of age. Includes a bonus story, Parallels.
Atherfield's Final Formula
By Nigel Hems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A meeting with Miles Priest leads to the slow but inevitable unravelling of George Atherfield on a professional, ethical and spiritual level. The security of Atherfield’s professional wisdom seems to offer no solace for his increasingly hypersensitive conscience, as he presses on with blind resolve in his pursuit of the sacred formula. What is the formula...
The Old Seagull and the Tide-Walker
By Michael Perrotta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
– Spiritual as well as inspirational – Jag came to resurrect a dream, which had been gnawing at him ever since his youth. Working long days…long hours … life had passed him by. I was enamored with her, perhaps it was more–envy. “She’s doing what’s in her heart, and I’m here making a living.” A novel full of life’s circumstances, emotional burdens…until one day meeting a special friend.
The Blind Man's Sight : A Short Story
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
How do you handle UNEXPECTED BETRAYAL? SUMMER... AN ISLAND......FRIENDSHIP, BETRAYAL ...COMING OF AGE.... Set on a quaint island in the 1950's....the moving story of a young boy coming to terms with peer pressure and betrayal with the help of an old, blind sea captain. A story that lingers in your psyche long after you read the last line!!
Love Again
By Anthony Barbaria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story about a new couple in the nineteen-fifties on their first stroll who meet a new elderly friend with a lost love and a desire for new company, but all is not as it seems. Designed as a quick read on your commute or break time.