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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.
Are They Comets Or Are They Shooting Stars, Sir? by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(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.
Mourning Before Sunrise by Anurag Sharma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Life often gives us challenges and sometimes pain becomes agony and we find no way out of it. This is when fighters are born; those who never quit. Yes, what people may say but there is something called destiny; things which are not in our control. We all go through times in life when we just say “Why me?” Either you stand up to fight again or vanish forever. Difficult situations make champions.
Hiroshima Sunset by John Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2007, self-publishing author, Amanda Blackburn accepts an assignment in Japan to help exonerate the name of a former soldier who served in the post-war Australian occupation army in 1946. The soldier’s damning exploits are revealed in a journal written by an unidentified veteran. A tender love story set against the background of Atomic devastation.
The Accidental Columnist by Jeannie Yee Davis
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
On the brink of a new phase in Sandy’s life, she realizes that all she knows how to do is exactly what she does not want to do. As she attempts to postpone her doomed career, she finds herself bound to an old family tradition, one that she hates more than her major. With horrible arranged dates, a cute and interesting guy, and split careers, will she be able to live life the way she wants?
The First Excellence ~ Fa-ling's Map by Donna Carrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,360. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when East bleeds into West? Join Fa-ling on an incredible journey into the heart of mainland China. Searching for her lost heritage, Fa-ling encounters murder, kidnapping, political intrigue and organ theft. With Detective Wang Yong-qi and his brilliant but uncouth partner Cheng Minsheng, Fa-ling must uncover a high-stakes kidnapping plot – before another child goes missing!
The Feast of the Bunya by Peter Denton
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Ulloola Yaluma has done a bad, bad thing. Worse, everyone in the Sea Eagle clan knows about it. When the old men send him across the mountains carrying news of the great bunya feasting, Ulloola thinks he’s got off lightly. But when he begins his bride-service for his betrothed, the very beautiful and independent Baringa, things get very, very dangerous. "Very beautiful writing" ABC
Love letters to Tanya by Anurakt Srivastava
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Tanya is getting love letters from an obsessive lover.. Soon his love is converted in rage because of no response from Tanya. Then one day police found a dead body... touching story of a lonely girl..
The Bamboo Mirror - An Anthology of Short Mysteries by Faith Mortimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Mystery-suspense-thriller writer, Faith Mortimer warmly welcomes you to her anthology of short mystery stories, "The Bamboo Mirror". In three of the stories the reader is introduced to sleuth, Diana Rivers who features in Faith's mystery thriller series of full-length novels. In "The Bamboo Mirror" each story has a unique setting, is sometimes psychological and always with a twist in the ending.
The Emperor's Ring by Joy Shayne Laughter
Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
A craftsman in the palace of the Han Emperor looked deeply into a yellow jadestone, listened to what his ancestors whispered about the jade’s powers; keeping safe the life and thoughts of its wearer, a Han lord who became Emperor. He fashioned it into a ring, a turtle as the guardian spirit of the wearer’s long life. The jade turtle ring grew heavy with its story.
Jack by Geoff Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(4.00 from 1 review)
Jack may be growing up with the best of prospects, friends and talent. But life has a way of going in odd directions, and for Jack, this means many a twist before finally achieving what he wants in life. His talents in university, with friends, and in making money, are pitted against friends with varied backgrounds, from Lynette running an escort agency, to the hotel business in Brisbane.
I Don't Need A Throne by Norbert Mercado
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Apasra seemed like an ordinary foreign student striving to get through Harvard University. Unknown to her peers, she has a well-kept secret. A novel of great love. The author argues that "great love exacts a great price". It vividly shows that love is undoubtedly the noblest and mightiest of all human emotions.
Rebellion by Geoffrey Ivar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story by the classic Japanese author Tsuseko Yada. At its core, Rebellion is about human faith and frailty. The story follows Omatsu, her children, and the Christian church that both saves and destroys the fragile family. Please note that this story totals about 5000 words.
Short stories by Gurooji by Ramesh Iyer
Price: Free! Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(2.00 from 1 review)
Short stories by Gurooji 1. Don't feel sorry for Salim 2. Kaiser 3. Kaana thug (One eyed fraud) 4. Sachin's injury scare 5. Sam and his luck 6. Aryan 7. Devil's advocate 8. Verma Madam 9. Gulf Diary - The Beginning 10. Nurse Day 11. How I met my wife