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Odd Whitefeather
By Nicholas Antinozzi
Price: Free! Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
When Billy Proudfoot and Terry Blackbird return to the reservation for the funeral of a beloved friend, they are shocked to find themselves alone at the funeral home. When their friend rises from his casket, they make tracks to the only man they know who can help them, Odd Whitefeather. The old man explains that a Windigo is on the loose and that the two of them must defeat it, or die trying
Even the Clocks Stopped
By Sherzahd
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
There are times when honouring a promise can be harder than we expected. Jesse has always been the epitome of integrity and good judgement, until a tragic event pushes her to the brink of moral bankruptcy. During the final weeks before losing her ten-year-long battle with cancer, Leila had one last request. And now, honour binds Jesse to a promise she wishes she had never made.
Ned
By Thomas Summerson
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Sometimes a dark secret is the light which chases the shadows of sadness away.
Public Toenails and My Fights Over Stolen Chicken and Such
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A young married couple attempt a simple Sunday outing to the grocery store but when the man's wife accuses him of flirting with the girl working the deli counter and influencing her to steal chicken for him he tries to reason with her. She's stubborn and insists that he report the incident to the store manager. Problems arise. This is a quirky odd story
Finding Hope
By Bree Vanderland
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Who will find Hope? Although short, this story gives us a short insight to a teenage girl who was bullied. This is her last few hours before she takes her life.
Black Boots
By Thomas Summerson
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Lonely painter finds his muse in a random stranger. She haunts his dreams and his work.
The V-8
By Ernest Winchester
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Some things you just don't think of in time.
The Long Road Home
By Meghan Zeb
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What if? That's the question on Kate's mind, a woman unsettled in life. Will she find the balance between her current life and the one she wants?
Sjekira
By Alen Kapidzic
Series: Zimomora, 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: Croatian. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
"Zima ne dolazi. Zima je stigla." U bliskoj budućnosti klimatske promjene dovele su do kratkotrajnih ekstremnih vremenskih nepogoda. Gradovi koji nikada prije nisu bili prekriveni snijegom sada izgledaju poput nordijskih. Situacija se polako otima kontroli kako sistem kolabira. Drva nestaje, hrane je sve manje. Građani postaju očajni, sjekire neprocjenjive.
My Sadness
By Gerty So
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 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.
Sonoran Dreams: Three short stories from exile
By Robb Grindstaff
Price: Free! Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(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. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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.
The Bridge: A short story
By William E. Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(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?
The Story of a Girl. 60 Seconds That Changed Life
By Aarti Iyer
You set the price! Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an emotional story that chronicles the journey of a girl who flirts with the idea of suicide, becomes a loving mother to two lovely daughters, has a successful career all while constantly living under the shadow of an unpredictable companion.
Photographic
By Hickory Cole
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A man burdened with an image he can never forget seeks out the person from a brief encounter that turned him into the cynical person he is today. Constantly reminded by the image of the man found standing over the body of his mother, he hopes to fill the emptiness inside with a confrontation he has avoided for years.
Bill Huggins - A Desperate prequel
By Nicholas Antinozzi
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
People are seldom what they seem and Bill Huggins is no exception. During the days before the economy grinds to a halt, Jimmy Logan sees something in his neighbors that nearly breaks his heart. This short story prequel to Desperate Times will take you inside Bill’s world, where things aren’t always as they appear. Bill’s story is a lesson that true friends stick together, no matter the cost.
The Watch
By Dave McGee
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1939 and war looms between Britain and Germany. An elderly Scottish politician boards a night sleeper train at Euston, London but this will be like no other journey he's made!
Desertion
By Karl Pfeiffer
You set the price! Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's always hard to give a good hook for a short story without giving away too much. Desertion is a story about growing up. It's about imagination and possibility. About children and adults, about hope and loss. And as always, it's about where the lines lay.
La Immigrata- Book One
By Anna Florin
Price: Free! Words: 130,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Annie and her two year old daughter travel to America to join up with Joe, the love of her life. Come with her and experience the numerous trials of a 1912 Atlantic crossing, the many tests and exams that Ellis Island demands and the long three day journey by train... taking them to their new home in Utah, over 4,000 miles from her home in Italy.
Appointment in Sarajevo
By Robert Davidson
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A stand alone extract from The Tuzla Run on death in the streets of the Bosnian capital.