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Sonoran Dreams: Three short stories from exile
Price: Free! Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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
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.
The Bridge: A short story
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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?
Bill Huggins - A Desperate prequel
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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
You set the price! Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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
Price: Free! Words: 130,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
Wistful Thinking
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Who knows what is going to happen next in any relationship? Can a woman ever relax & simply enjoy what is hers? When trouble hits home for one loving couple neither of them can escape the pain nor anguish that follows. Breaking up is hard to do especially when you've been together for thirty years. One woman thinks hard about freeing her man to jump straight into the arms of another loving woman.
Pushed
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story focusing on 18 year old Chris Kenny and the troubles he goes through after his boyfriend leave's him. This is a prequel to an unfinished novel.
When All is Lost!
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When all is lost for one particular guy there is something he needs to do! His woman has gone and she is living the high life with ‘Mr Successful’ himself! He tries to take stock of his life! Someone ought to help him to pull himself together and help is at hand from a trusted source.
Marshal
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer was still in the air when Murdock walked down the main street of the town. He was no longer Marshal Murdock. Now, he was John Murdock, rancher and private citizen. But trouble was brewing between a cattleman and a farmer that could end in a gun showdown. And the new marshal wasn't dealing with it. What should Murdock do?
Something Special
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Will Chambers is reluctant to try infidelity. When he meets Missy Short, the two of them end with as many questions as answers.
Universal Warrior: Before Red Morning
Price: Free! Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The stories of three Angels and one mortal woman as they face life-changing events that would eventually lead them to take part in the battle between Heaven and Hell.
The Run (The Running Suspense Collection #1)
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Run: (Approx. 34 pages/10,000 word short) Cora is a runner and mother of two whose husband is working out of town on business. Always a protective mother, Cora has never left her children alone. That is until a well-intentioned friend encourages her to. This is a story that will leave you questioning your parenting skills and wanting to read more great running adventures by Diane Strong.
Are They Comets Or Are They Shooting Stars, Sir?
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This a short play for two actors that follows a school-age boyfriend and girlfriend through a break-up. Suitable for all ages. No performance fee required as long as authorial attribution is correctly used.
The Jefferson Solution
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The United States is fraught with turmoil and unrest unlike anything it has ever experienced before. Across the land true loyalists and patriots strive to find the solution to the ills that plague America. Finally, one lone individual, born into a family that has dedicated itself to serving at the highest level possible for any American, discovers the one solution he knows will be the answer.
Together Again
Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ray and Lori met and fell in love while in high school. Sparks would almost jump between them. Just as their relationship began to blossom her family suddenly moves out of the city. She is crushed, and he - devastated. Ray had found the love of his life, and now she was gone. His emotions could smolder only so much. He had a crazy plan that was doomed to fail, but he would not lose her again!
Half a Mind
Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Imagine two separate minds existing in one body from even before birth. What trials and troubles would such a dual intellect in a single body go through as an infant, as a pre-schooler, in high school? Imagine what might happen if such a person were to appear in criminal court. Now, suppose the charge was murder?
Stealing Sunday
Price: Free! Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
John and Kim, a married couple that has learned that it is nearly impossible for them to conceive a child together, devise a strange way to remedy the situation, only to find that they may have gone too far.
L'Impasse
Price: Free! Words: 31,120. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Un guide se met à saigner du nez et déroute une famille, un couple s'installe avec leur fils à Harlem, une fille redécouvre son père lors d'une nuit du nouvel an à Dubaï, un homme s'impose de monter un sommet, deux camionnettes se heurtent à La Paz, un fantôme apparait dans un bureau à Shinjuku... De Paris à Shanghai, de New-York à Tokyo, recueil de nouvelles où voyage rime avec aventure.