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Een Kostbaar Geschenk
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een groep vrienden brengt ieder jaar samen de kerstdagen door met een uitgebreid kerstdiner, om de beurt bij een van hen thuis in een gemoedelijke sfeer. Maar als Lucille het allerlaatste kerstcadeautje openmaakt, zijn alle ogen opeens op haar gericht. Wie heeft haar zo’n kostbaar geschenk gegeven?
De Laatste Reis
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een man herinnert zich de laatste reis die hij maakte; samen met zijn vriendin reed hij met niets dan een tasje kleren op de motor naar het warme zuiden en genoten ze van elkaar en het zomerweer. De zinderende herinneringen brengen echter een diep verlangen bij hem boven naar een nieuwe laatste reis.
Tientje
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hoe zou u reageren wanneer u in een druk winkelcentrum een moeder boos tegen haar kind hoort roepen: “Zodra iemand je wil hebben, verkoop ik je”? Eén man staat op na deze woorden en gaat naar haar toe, met een tientje in zijn hand.
The Food Boutique
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Yukio was a demented old-school chef with an unhealthy obsession about food wastage.
Essence of Vienna
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Things are done differently in Vienna. A story about Viennese "half-and-halfness".
Moules Marinières
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Jan Kees valt voor een volgende vrouw die auditie voor hem doet wanneer hij de cast voor een nieuw toneelstuk wil completeren. Ze was aanbevolen door zijn vriend Rudy van Woudrichem. Ze windt hem om de vingers. Toch blijft Jan Kees er heel rustig onder. 'Opgewonden standje,' noemt hij haar, wanneer ze hem de wacht aanzegt.
The Crossroads
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
After getting into an argument with her boy-friend while driving home from a party, Angela finds herself stranded on an abandoned road in the dead of night. Then she meets an unfamiliar woman who ap-pears to be equally lost and lonely. But what Angela doesn’t know is that her immediate trust in this stranger might have disastrous conse-quences…
Cutia Pandorei (poveste)
Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: Romanian. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Viata bate filmul, nu-i asa? Nu stiu de ce, ne traim viata sub zodia eternitatii. Ne traim viata ca si cum vom fi aici cel putin 5000 de ani! Poate ca numai astfel stim sa traim. Poate daca am trai cu sabia lui Damocles deasupra capului, n-am putea sa facem un pas inainte, pe linia vietii. De fapt, asa si traim, doar ca mintea noastra a gasit un tric s-o faca, de cele mai multe ori, invizibila.
Slow and Quiet, Drift Away
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mugging and its aftermath, with the reader as victim.
Paint or be painted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
How cool would it be if you got back at those that "did you wrong"? Well, Jim (the main character) sets out to do exactly that, to show that Occam's razor will eventually just slit the throat of those that hide behind it. Using his brains to counter brawn he "paints" his nemeses into a corner of their own making!
Sub-Prime (The Love In A Hopeless Place Collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two powerless beings are swept together in a transient struggle for survival. Could the human spirit transcend the brutality and indifference of their brief experience before they are once again swept helplessly apart? Far more than a love story - this is a story about love. A short story of our times.
Tutti i sogni che abbiamo imparato
Price: Free! Words: 11,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Una raccolta di racconti tra Reggio Emilia e Dublino. Vi chiedo gentilmente, quando l’avete scaricato e letto, una mail a davide.pignedoli@gmail.com o d4vide@gmail.com con i vostri commenti, un parere, un giudizio sui racconti. Blog: tuttiisogni.blogspot.com
A contrasombra, padre
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Urban
En este, el quinto libro de poesía del escritor y arquitecto Hernán Zamora, la paternidad transcurre en un juego de espejos poco común en la poesía en lengua castellana. El poeta se asume hijo y padre a la vez, mientras reflexiona sobre sus sombras y una líquida agonía lo acompaña a través del paisaje. El tema de la violencia contra los niños cruza sutilmente el libro como reclamo y aprendizaje.
The Streetwise Cycle
You set the price! Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Streetwise Cycle is a series of nine interconnected short stories about people living unexpectedly interconnected lives on the streets of Los Angeles. A view of the city from people who sleep on its streets.
Sub-texting
Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Talk about your mixed signals...and your missed connections... Approximately 400 words.
Probability
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
He wants this to happen. She is reluctant. He wishes the probability of mutuality to get a last full-blown opportunity to attain fruition and ultimate utility. Her mind is unsure of the validity of the enterprise itself; even as she has nothing against him. Finally, the raw and core instincts of bodies are invited to preside over the missing probability of mutuality. Does it work?
The Line That Deserted Him
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a bar, a clever sot is observed conning a naïve fellow patron for drinks and money.
Cidade Dormitório
Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Cidade Dormitório" é um livro de contos sobre as reflexões que fazemos num ambiente urbano, sobre as coisas que as cidades nos fazem pensar.
Hacia el Ruido y la Lluvia
Price: Free! Words: 15,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Historias cortas que, partiendo desde lo cotidiano, permiten encontrarse con elementos como la amistad, la esperanza, o los deseos ocultos, enlazados desde mundos y personajes distintos, cada uno con alegrías, esperanzas y frustraciones propias. Compuesto por los relatos: «El Espejero», «Aristóbulo Jiménez, 29 Años», «Los Bichos», «Un día de Julio», «Cenizas de una Fábula» y «Motores y Corbatas».
A Night In Old New Orleans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous short story, two Bohemians, Hans Umber and Gilbert Tamarack, are trying to make a living painting pictures in pre-,Katrina New Orleans. However, a pleasant visit to a colleague's opening night turns into something much bigger, when the exhibiting artist violates one of the most sacred tenets of good showmanship.