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Breathing In Rio: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Rio, a place of beauty, excitement, and wonder. A place where you are free to dance until your feet ache and sing until you can no more. A woman and her mother experience this and more during their visit to Brazil's most famous city.
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.
Wajemup: Place across the water where the spirits go
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
On the surface, this short story is a snapshot of an Australian family holiday. Look a little deeper and you'll find a subtle critique of a society that buries its head in the sand, ignoring a brutal history to focus on its own gain and enjoyment.
Caught at a Crossroad
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Come off it, Tiff. You had a choice: your family or your career. Remind me again, who did you chose? Oh, that's right, you chose those pigs in blue," June bellowed. After twelve years apart, June and Tiffany are reunited. Now face-to-face on opposite sides of the law, Tiffany must choose between her career and her family. It all comes down to this: lose her job or arrest her brother-in-law.
Studious
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a serious Med Student. This is also a story about how where we're planted matters, and the friendship between two different people.
The Golden Child
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
The Lad in the Lake: A Short Story, Dark Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A Buffalo, NY priest recounts the life story of twin brothers, Shane and Blaine Cody Vaughn. The short story chronicles their contempt-filled relationship and their inevitable downfall.
Motel Endings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Motels dot the highways of America, providing a range of services and prices. We use them. Thousands of us use them for a place to rest, for meetings and assignations, and even, at times, to act out life's dramas. They are soulless places, almost perfect for the tragic endings that sometimes seem to take on their own power and strength, playing out no matter what we truly want.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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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...
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.
A Not So Very Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A lovely damsel in distress, three worried cats and a happy ending.
Quig Rises
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Middle-age is not for the faint-hearted, as Quig, the central character of these short stories, discovers. Join him as he attempts to negotiate the mine fields of memory, dealing with adult children and living alone without losing his sense of humour.
Foggy Paws
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
Returning home from the Army, Jennifer Day struggles with the enormous loss of her grandfather. He committed suicide, and now she only has empty questions and his empty house. A dog appears out of the fog, seeking her, and gives her more than she expected.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016 by Xadrum (publishing). Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.
The End of the Beginning: A Short Story About the Rise and Fall of Oil Prices
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
"The End of the Beginning" is a post-publication Bonus Chapter of Chaturanga," the young adult educational novel about Central Asia. In the style of "Chaturanga," this short story offers readers a fun, interesting, and relatable way to understand current events related to oil prices, the future of energy, world markets, and geopolitics.
November Mourning
Series: Savor The Days. Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
November Mourning, Book 3 of Savor The Days series is a work in progress. Literally. picks up with famed Hollywood actor Rhys Matthews, aka Evan, as he struggles to put the past behind him and find a future for himself and his family apart from his overwhelming career. I know who you are . . . the ominous threat of a stranger threatens to uncover the past that Evan has tried to keep buried
'Neve Uncovers the Ultimate Truth of All Things'
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
'Neve Uncovers the Ultimate Truth of All Things' tells the tale of a little girl with some big concerns, left to ponder upon them in the familiar confines of her local library. Although her world is in an increasing state of turmoil, she finds comfort and meaning in the books around her.
Nut Stuffing
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A festive gathering with little genuine cheer attached. The nut stuffing has ruined Erin's meal, her day and perhaps her life. This story is a snapshot of fake relationships and of biting the tongue in order to play nice with family out of obligation and in trying to keep everyone happy, even though everyone clearly is not.
South of Clearcourt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Phoenix Patterson, a 32 year old historian, goes on a vacation at the invitation of his sister. He was hoping to have a nice vacation away from it all but that's all stopped when his parents show up and that's when the drama starts. His parents never did approve of his choice to go into History instead of Business like his father. Will things ever be resolved between them?

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