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The Old Man of Heron Village by Xiao Qing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The short story "The Old Man of Heron of Village" is the poignant tale of simple farmer during China's turbulent Cultural Revolution who finds a chance to express his deep love for the man who is a living Buddha to him - Chairman Mao. However, his efforts lead him into a world beyond his understanding.
The Purification Ceremony by Mark T Sullivan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,350. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Diana Jackman, a mother, environmental engineer and expert animal tracker, is on the trail of a vicious serial killer in the snowy wilds of British Columbia. A Los Angeles Times best book of the year. Nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe award. "Superbly written. Uniquely scary." -- London Literary Review
The Robbery: A Short Story by John Brinling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Walter decided to rob his company when his business was failing and his wife, Muriel, no longer loved him. His plan was simple: grab the bearer bonds and run—worry about the details later. Everything was fine until a Puerto Rican youth robbed him while he was making his escape. Now he was the victim--and that changed everything.
The John Doe by Veronice Ceccarelli
Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They would have liked to know who the John Doe was, but more importantly they wanted to know what he was. And what was his power, the power they did not understand? He could not be allowed free. He was not an ordinary man.
From Time To Time by Susan Thornton
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Amanda Winfield, the owner of a thriving headhunting firm, is a callous woman who covets her successful career and ordered life. But Amanda's seamless world crumbles when she picks up antiques that transport her to the past, revealing the heartbreaking stories of their origins. Her obsession with the phenomenon pulls her into a downward spiral of addiction that entwines both ruin and redemption.
Finding Fate by Patrick Von Mende
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
I find myself sitting here in the cluttered corner of a basement. Out of the corner of my eye I can see the flickering gloom of a candle letting off a sweet scent that illuminates the darkness. It seems as though I've been trapped in a basement all my life. I wonder where my life is going and where it has been. I try to think of the last time I was truly happy, and the earliest I can remember
Sonoran Dreams: Three short stories from exile by Robb Grindstaff
Price: Free! Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Sonoran Desert in the American Southwest is a place of extremes and contrasts, of beauty and death, of independent spirits and lost souls, of fresh starts and exiles. Three short stories, three different genres, all set in the Sonoran Desert, each with characters in exile of one form or another. One author with a unique perspective and voice.
Hearts Torn Asunder by Sherzahd
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Josh and Madison are the perfect couple, but even true love can change like the seasons. A shattered dream causes their marriage to take an unexpected plunge toward a silent grave. Can they manage to pull it back from the precipice? Find out in this tale of love, heartache and miracles.
Reflection by Jeff Vrolyks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Howard, a wealthy thirty-year-old introvert, is served divorce papers from his wife Cindy. Howard’s sister Melinda, struggling to rehabilitate from years of drug abuse, consoles him. But in doing so she recalls their past and hints that they share a hellish childhood secret. Her words uncover a memory Howard long ago suppressed, and now he must confront his new reality.
The Bridge: A short story by William E. Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A broken down truck blocking a bridge over the river in rural Holland leads to an unexpected encounter between a Dutch woman and an English holiday maker. Could this middle-aged, bearded man really be the young soldier she had fallen in love with when he dropped from the skies to capture the very same bridge 30 years ago?
Reality Book Group & 3 Other Short Plays by Richard Grossman
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What’s more important, the book or the members? In "Reality Book Group," three college professors invite a book-loving ex-convict to join them. Selected from more than 400 plays written by New England playwrights, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. Plus 3 other 10-minute plays
A Target Affair by Jean Cummings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » African American fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thomas was a kind young man with an upbeat attitude, until the summer of 1985 when he was betrayed by a woman he loved & trusted. As an adult Thomas becomes a womanizer, until a young lady suddenly enters his life & turns his world upside down. She forces him to deal with his past & make some difficult decisions, while not revealing what he knows & trying to sustain the bond he’s formed with her.
My Sadness by Gerty So
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
“Hey, Sandy, How long has it been since we went to the doctor now?” Well, Mike, it has only been a month. I guess we should go make another appointment to see if I’m pregnant yet. I go over to the phone and make the call. The doctor answers the phone and he says to come in the next week at 3pm.
The Pride of Howard County by Kevin Bachman
Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the story of John Lincoln as he travels from the suburbs of Macon Georgia to New York City and finally to the Roger’s farm in Howard County Missouri. It’s on this farm a wayward spirit discovers a life he couldn’t have ever imagined, a place to heal and have his faith in mankind restored. With intense highs and crushing lows this is the story of the enduring nature of the human spirit caug
Monster In Me by Destiny Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Charlie is a working man with a happy life, lovely husband, and beautiful daughter. Everything is alright when he gets a new job, but then all goes to hell when his husband is brutally murdered. Violet has a peaceful life as well, until she learns a secret that was probably meant to stay hidden.
411: Cybergeddon by Stephen Austen
Series: The Paladin Papers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It is April 11th - "411". A cyber attack is underway that eclipses "911". It targets the most vulnerable aspects of American society. PALADIN's ONYX OPS team must find the master cyber-terrorist, identify his sponsors and deliver justice. A fast-paced, fact-based examination of today's high-tech threats in today's high-tech world.
Where Worlds Collide II, A Dark Anthology of Science Fiction by Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,440. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With Worlds Collide II, the second volume of Rob Shelsky's dark stories, we pick up where the first volume ended. Included in this anthology is a novella, An Imperial Death. This intricately wrought tale could be called space opera, but is also much more! Along with this piece are dark sci-fi stories, a dark fantasy about a spirit elemental, and an Indiana Jones-style tale of treasure hunting.
Kathryn - Missing Pieces by Genara Palmer
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 104,320. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 2 reviews)
She is a beautiful Army captain with brains and beauty to spare and a history of trauma. She has a deadly mission that is a secret even to her. He is a seasoned Army detective investigating multiple murders. Can anything good come of this combination?
Polar 44 Ring 5 by Edwin W. Biederman, Jr.
Series: The Ken James Intrigue Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,770. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An Air Force second lieutenant assigned to an air base in Greenland to supply SAC bombers with fuel during the Cold War is sabotaged by a Russian spy. Written in spare and powerful prose by a former SAC officer.
The Dark Rose by Bev Bevan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When,in 1730,Isaac Forrester set out on his first and only sea voyage, he had no idea that it would have such far reaching effects on his future life. Twenty years later his daughter is missing, old friends are dying in suspicious circumstances, and the only link is that journey. The Dark Rose is a story of adventure, slavery, compassion, romance, jealousy, prejudice, revenge and highway robbery.