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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
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?
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.
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.
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.
Pushed
By Sam Smith
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: 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.
Casting Stones - Prelude
By G. M. Barlean
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A prelude to the dramatic suspense novel, Casting Stones, by G. M. Barlean. This short story introduces you to James Raven, a young man ready to start his life, and Esther, a woman who is under her father's control, but has a plan of her own: to marry James Raven.
Marshal
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: 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
By Geoffrey Kruse-Safford
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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
By Avery Tingle
Price: Free! Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: 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)
By Diane Strong
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: 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.
Switch Child
By David Howells
Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An aging handyman winding up his employment years at a chronic care facility finds himself connecting to a child patient, though the boy registers as brain dead. The boy, Colin, is able to reach past the barriers in a way no one else has ever done, and Karl the Handyman tries to help, while protecting the boy from the dangers success would bring. Reviews and 'favorite author' are most welcome!