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Encounters in Paris - A Collection of Short Stories by Carolyn Moncel
Series: The Ellery Roulet Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ellery Roulet, a 35-year-old African-American PR executive living in Paris thinks she has the perfect life until trouble enters her world via job loss, infidelity, and death. When Ellery’s world changes at five different periods of time over a ten-year span, she quickly learns that it is how she chooses to deal with life’s trickiest situations that shapes her soul.
Drawing God? by Wilde Blue Sky
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Professor Hue-Bris, a vocal atheist, finds himself lost in an unfamiliar landscape. Is it a dream or something else? If you appreciate this short story, then you are asked, if you are able, to make a small donation to a charity of your choice.
Lena by Vincenzo Musarella
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: Italian. Published: November 30, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Una storia fatta di tante storie. La storia di un uomo emarginato dall’avversa parte politica, confinato nel ghetto degli esclusi, respinto dal contesto umano, privato della dignità del lavoro che, quasi mendico, trova, nel momento più squallido della sua caduta, il soccorso dell’a-more, del vero amore che lo lega per tutta la vita e lo rigenera.
Fatti non foste a viver come bruti by Vincenzo Musarella
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Il giovane Mommo, superbo della sua prestanza e della sua intelligenza, è in cerca di rivalsa verso un piccolo sodalizio, snob ed esclusivo, di amici, suoi coetanei, che un tempo lo avevano umiliato negandogli la loro amicizia ed il loro cameratismo. Egli riesce col tempo ad “agganciarli” con il fascino del suo carisma e con la fama dei suoi successi nel rapporto con l’altro sesso.
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.
Geenna by Vincenzo Musarella
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 62,190. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In un indefinito centro turistico del Sud d’Italia, i personaggi di Geenna – la biblica valle nei pressi di Gerusalemme, simbolo del male in assoluto sulla Terra e luogo dove la Misericordia divina non arriva – lottano per realizzare i sogni della propria esistenza, chi nel bene, chi nel male.
War Merchant by Wilde Blue Sky
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Orr has become rich and powerful. Now he finds himself languishing in a notorious prison. Before the end will he fully understand the suffering he has caused and the price he must pay? Note to reader - if you appreciated this short story please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.
Father's Last Joke by David Mason
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Christened Martha Sophia, officially registered as Estelle, called Pat from teenage. Born 1902 in USA, back to UK in 1907, she always wanted to say 'Califormia here I come'! Eventually she did, but what a lifetime in between. I am her son, and I am still amazed.
Un cas de divorce by Guy de Maupassant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: French. Published: November 15, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Dans Un cas de divorce, le mari s’éloigne de sa femme pour s’adonner à un monstrueux amour des fleurs de sa serre. Le journal du narrateur suit la montée de la passion du héros fou d’orchidées : la naissance, puis la progression de la manie sont le sujet de l’histoire.
The Squad by Wilde Blue Sky
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Horror » General
A short story, loosely based on the recollections of a number of veterans, dealing with the horrors of war. The story is free to download, but if you appreciate the story then you are asked to make a small donation to a charity of your choice.
Chidren And Fools by Terry Mirll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,830. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
Set against the breathtaking scenery of Vienna shortly before the outbreak of the Gulf War, Children and Fools is a tour de force of rib-tickling antics, all designed to answer The Three Immortal Questions: The Meaning of Life The Purpose of Existence How to Ride Around on Austrian Public Transportation Without Paying For It Witty, charming, insightful, yet psychologically intense and gripping...
Dream Under The Hill by Roger Leslie Paige
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Spire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Two ‘old contemptibles’ are passing time in a strange, dream-like seaside town as they make their way to their lodgings and a perfect cup of tea. Their path continually crosses that of another vagrant whose fate seems linked with theirs.
Fair Game: The Steps of Odessa by James Watson
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Spire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Kyiv, capital of the Ukraine; a bleak winter’s night. Natasha, a talented soccer player, ambitious to play for her country, broods on the dangers to herself and her brother Lonya resulting from investigations into government corruption by their father, campaigning journalist Victor Kaltsov. Made public, Victor’s revelations concerning the secret ‘Presidential Tapes’ will cause a sensation.
Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray by Mike Parker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In the preface to his only novel, 19th Century English playwright, Oscar Wilde commented, "All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril." This stage play version of that famous novel re-images Dorian Gray as a woman who examines aestheticism, a psuedo-religion that worships beauty above all things.
Sharing Shakespeare With Students by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Educational
The e-book has been updated to include a link to a pdf containing almost 100 pages of additional Shakespeare resources created by the author, that can be printed as desired. This book contains what you need to get started: An Introduction to Sharing Shakespeare A List of Recommended Books & Videos Brief History/Timeline of Shakespeare Quotes and Notes on each play And More
Angel Heirs by Mark Cowlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Two young people meet as they are about to commit suicide. Angelina, a high school senior, broken by intense grief, believes that she is a real angel. Gerald Sparks, the most famous young actor on the planet, has chronic heart failure wants to go out in a blaze of glory. They journey across the landscape of their past until they are forced to face up to the real cause of their demise: themselves.
Fruit of love by Francesco Fortunato
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,900. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Karma Studio. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A gripping family saga that spans three generations-long '900. In the background is Mount Vesuvius, the Amalfi Coast, the Agro Nocerino-Sarnese and its most representative product, the king of tomatoes, the San Marzano. A thriller to describe the inner journey of a man, a metaphor for the author's act of love to a land that is not only “Gomorra”.
The Seance by Albie Still
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
An elderly briother and sister call in a medium to help find the hidden fortune they believe their mother left behind. The outcome is shocking and frightening.
Ice King by Geoff Woodland
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 119,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
William King, son of a Liverpool slave trader, sickened by what he experienced aboard a Spanish slaver, was one of the few who spoke out against the Slave Trade. This epic has generational change, moral wickedness, greed, romance and the fortunes of war woven through the lives of King & Son, Liverpool traders. Father and son are caught up in the turmoil that preceded the British Trade Act of 1807