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The Garden of Eden
Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Finally able to reach the stars, humanity has entrusted its survival in Oscar Bradfield, an 87 year cynic who wants nothing more than to spend the thousand year journey by himself. What could possibly go wrong?
Quiet Falling
Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
They Were the Maji
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Queer, modern, non-martyr-y Gift of the Maji.
Their Beach
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
A young father takes his son to the beach for the first time. (Please note: This short story is a piece of flash fiction and just under 500 words long.)
10 Dead Mexicans
You set the price! Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Book 3 of Simon Fellowes' Hollywood Trilogy - after 'Don't Breathe the Air', and 'My Name is Ferdinand' - '10 Dead Mexicans' is a hard-hitting examination of contemporary American society. Boyd Avery, a man running from his past and unsure where to find his future, finds himself caught between the Hollywood A-list and its Z-list. Tying them together - 10 Dead Mexicans. But no one knows why or how.
Pick Up the Pearl
Price: Free! Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Pick up the Pearl is a collection of martial arts poems written by a long term tai chi enthusiast, one who has practised tai chi daily for the past 37 years. The forms of the poems range from free verse to sestina, from ottava rima to ballad. The work examines a range of martial art applications and exponents, including karate, boxing, street fighting, kung fu, ai ki do, judo and ba gua chan.
Spooning With Alan
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A taster of short and shorter fiction. Find out how spooning affects Alan's life. See how people cope when living in a nanny state. And what happens when dry land is not the only place to live.
Sneeuw Draakje - Witte Kerst
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: Dutch. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Een hartverwarmende prentenboek over een draakje die van sneeuwpret houd!
Have It Your Way
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A young fast food employee gets a strange customer, who seems more interested in making unusual wagers than eating a burger and fries.
Memorias (R. Merino)
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: Spanish. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
En la mente de un persona se albergan muchas memorias. Un relato corto pero profundo.
Webster City
Price: Free! Words: 53,750. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Three hundred years after a global pandemic, Webster City is the last city on Earth. Surrounding enemies threaten to destroy it. However, when Major Carl Davidson investigates the suspicious death of a brilliant biochemist, he discovers the city's real enemies are within and a dark plot is afoot to slaughter the last of mankind.
Hungry
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Grey Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Your cat pukes, then cries. Is it just a hairball or is something really wrong? A mad dash to the vet leads to a cat who meows when touched, but how is a veterinarian to know what’s wrong? Is it a blockage or just a terrified kitty? Even with training, sometimes even the experts don’t know. Or do they?
"When Okay is Enough"
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Nisa is having a bad enough day already when she runs into James. Should she help her old friend who doesn't talk to her anymore, or just walk away?
Sperm Donor for a Cosmic Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jed finds out some disturbing news after a DNA test. He is his own great great grandfather. However, Jed’s daily struggles involve video games and crippling self doubt. He’s not the time traveling pioneer type. He might as well try to get to the bottom of the mystery. It’s at least a reason to get off his couch.
The Four Points Chapters 1-10
Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
First time being called pretty.First crush. First flutter of anticipation for a first kiss. First boy to kill himself inches from her lips.
Little Red: an Everland Ever After Tale
Price: Free! Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Fairy tales
She’s gone over the river and through the woods, but who will protect her from the Big Bad Wolf? A twist on the classic fairy tale, set in the Old West. Rojita is in trouble; she’s being chased by El Lobo, one of the West’s most notorious gunslingers. She’s in desperate need of a protector, and hires the first man--Hank Cutter--who comes along to get her safely to Everland.
Slug Teeth
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
SHORT STORY Our hero wakes up alone in the woods with bite marks on his legs. What creature has done this to him? The answer is not what he was expecting.
The Lost Treasure of Loma Grande: From the Journals of Rudy McCafferty
Price: Free! Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
10-year-old Rudy McCafferty has a weird feeling about how the new Loma Grande Mall brings inanimate things to life. Halfway around the world, archeologist C.J. Drake is sure he’s finally found the location of an ancient golden idol. But all signs suggest it is now in a place in Southern California called Loma Grande. A place totally unprepared for the magical power soon to be unleashed upon it…
The Wish-Giver's Hut
Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Sylfor Kint is a dreadful poet. Perhaps that wouldn't matter if she didn't live in Eastland, where poetry makes the world go round. Shunned by her family for her lack of verse, Sylfor finds solace in exploring the ground, a forbidden adventure among the treefolk. But her adventure to the Wish-Giver's hut turns sour when her eagle companion is ensnared. Without poetry, can she be of any help?
Santa's Second Journey
Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Charlie loves Christmas. However, disaster strikes on Christmas Eve, when Charlie and his dog Dexter accidently fall into Santa’s sack and are whisked away to the North Pole. Santa assists them on their desperate quest to be home in time for Christmas Day, an epic journey which tests every ounce of their desire and courage.