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Smartly Ever After by DC Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Written as a free verse story poem, "Smartly Ever After" is a tale about a girl named Daffodila who has always dreamed about marrying "Prince Charming". However, Daffodila is so preoccupied with her reflection in the mirror...preparing her hair and make up for the prince, she does not notice that it is her sister Roselida who has won the prince's charms.
Corazones aislados by Rafael Rodríguez Castañeda
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Changes of Heart by Patricia Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These five short stories tell, each in their own way, what people do when change enters their lives. Written clearly and concisely, the stories are tragic, ironic, touching, and hopeful. Whether it's about love, loneliness, or the yearning for recognition, in each story a decision must be made to give up, or to keep going, in the face of new situations.
Mistaken Identity by Paul Alan Fahey
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by JMS Books LLC email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
What is the meaning of identity? A woman living in an isolated cottage on the central California coast watches the fog drift across a desolate landscape. Several miles to the south, another woman, a patient in a Santa Monica hospital who has survived a brutal assault, struggles to regain her memory and her identity. These two women are connected, but how? What brings them together?
The Last Zoo, a short story by Sara Zaske
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In a not-so-different future, an old zoo tended by a single janitor stands nearly empty and peaceful until a new intern arrives. He creates a few strange exhibits and shifts a paradigm or two in the process.
Tales by Erin by EA Harwik
Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short stories to capture a mix of emotions. - ISBN 9780980677614 Miss Fruitcake's Apple Blossom, Caveman, A C4 on the BW, Growing Pains, A Passing Moment, A Further Moment, Warrior Chick, The Last Page.
An Unforgivable Secret (Amish Secrets - Book 1) by J.E.B. Spredemann
Price: Free! Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Fiction » Literature » Religious(4.00 from 1 review)
Hannah has a good life. A beautiful home, a loving husband, and a wonderful Amish community are only a few of her daily blessings. But she has carried a heavy burden for years: a secret that no one must know. When tragedy strikes, her secret threatens to be revealed, jeopardizing everything she’s ever loved. Will Hannah be able to face her greatest fear and find God's purpose for her life?
Crazy Boy: Marvey's Monkeys by Stephen Ames Berry
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Brilliant, angry Dee is wealthy Rialto’s demon child, a fallen angel still surprisingly walking the earth at 18—this despite a mother who connives for his destruction and a school that treats him as an escaped Ebola virus. One bright morning Dee is again betrayed, and his years of abuse, addiction and psychosis become a chisel of cold white rage that metes out an exquisite revenge on his betrayer.
Angela (The Love in a Hopeless Place Collection) by Emma Calin
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
A very short story. A mystery tale of a late night taxi ride where the final passenger may not be all that she seems. The fourth story in the 'Love in a Hopeless Place Collection'. Includes link to a FREE suspense romance story by Emma Calin.
Linehan Saves by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: no girls, art or money this time. He wants to be good. But China strews his path with temptations. Dark Future, good reading.
Raindrops - (Monologue) by Sam Huntley
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Urban
A short monologue of an anonymous character in a dark place (both physically and mentally). It is a broadcasting of the thought processes in a strong-minded character, who has recently been weaker than usual. It is brief, and I wanted it to be that way. It's a message to anyone who will listen. It is not just an upsetting piece of prose, I'd like to think that it offers hope too.
Neon Literary Magazine #34 by Neon Books
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Issue 34 of Neon features the work of Sam Frankl, Eliza Victoria, Lynn Hoffman, Tracey Iceton, Michael Frazer, Kate Folk, Heidi James, and Nancy Hightower. The cover photograph is by Andrew Shoemaker.
Lore of Rainbow by Vera Nazarian
Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Enter the one true realm of one thousand and fifty shades of grey... How did the world without color come to be? Discover the ancient mystery in this short story that started it all, the prequel to the monumental epic fantasy LORDS OF RAINBOW!
Un chien enragé by Madeleine Ruh
Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: French. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Une fiancée perd sa bague, un homme le contrôle de son bateau, une baby-sitter à l'air rangé a une autre vie, des enfants viennent hanter une mère et sa nouvelle famille, un type se fait détrousser par un couple en Amérique latine, un chien enragé pourrit le dimanche d'un vétérinaire et un campus dégénère... Recueil de nouvelles où le drame n'est jamais loin du rire.
Tipping Point by Janet Meade
Price: Free! Words: 36,030. Language: Australian English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Have you ever wondered what it will take to save the world? Annie has. But what can she do about it? Disaster and death have pushed Annie to her own personal tipping point. Her decision may be a little crazy, but perhaps that’s what it will take to change the world . . . Now also available at lulu.com
The Poem Store by Angie McCullagh
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Poem Store is a short story collection about women at surprising turning points during the summer of 2009. A middle aged breast cancer survivor becomes enamored with a young photographer staying in the small motel she manages. A twenty-something haiku busker in Seattle finally decides her boyfriend is no good for her. A governor’s wife realizes her husband has taken up with a Brazilian woman a
Corpus Callosum by Erika Price
Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
Caffeine Cinema by Roy Claflin
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the world becoming a different place, his best friend sinking into a post-graduation depression, and an old family acquaintance showing up with bad news, Eddie is forced out of his comfort zone and seeks to make some changes in the easy life he's built for himself.