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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.
The Poet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Occasionally chance events take a person on a course never imagined. Simple as those we meet may seem, there could be an unexpected wisdom and wit waiting to unfold. These are the serendipitous events that change our lives for the better, even if we think differently at first. This tale is dedicated to the members of the sanitation industry, in which this story takes place.
Living on the Knife's Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A romantic drama set in London, this is a contemporary short story about the uncertain business of living. On the knife's edge between love and tragedy, Adam Reid is a young doctor who finds that mending broken lives is not a vocation for the faint-hearted.
Old Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dmitri and Piotr have a gentleman's agreement to meet four times a year. Well it's a gentleman's agreement if a vampire and a werewolf can be called gentlemen. Piotr has missed it and it's up to Dmitri to rescue him at the risk of exposing their secrets.
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.
Conformity Bullet
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a dystopian future, friends and foes sometimes wear the same mask.
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.
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.
The Coffee House
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Obsessed with the smell of coffee? The coffee house smells divine, the very air around it is infused with a delicious coffee aroma. I've never been inside. I pass by on my walk and sniff the delicious coffee smell. I wonder if all the visitors to the coffee house have coffee breath. I wonder what they drink inside the coffee house and imagine all the delicious possibilities.
The Listener
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to Earth. You have seventy years to make the best of it. If you’re not gone by then, we’ll see you off. Whether you like it or not. Those are the rules. Enjoy your stay.
Billingstad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man and a woman share a final painful goodbye on a local train; a short story about the final moments of a relationship: a return, a secret, a reality.
Poduke Iz Posebne Proljetne Ponude
Price: Free! Words: 26,620. Language: Croatian. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zbirka priča neobičnog naslova Poduke iz posebne proljetne ponude pravi je sajam jezičnih kalambura, političkih nekorektnosti, vrlo duhovitih apsurdnih konstrukcija, egzistencijalističkog bijesa, društvene ravnodušnosti i fabularnog minimalizma. Davor Šišović (Glas Istre)
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».
Vrtlog
Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: Croatian. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zbirka kratkih priča riječkog autora Gašperov Vlade, svojevrsne legende on-line kratkih priča kojima je pod svojim blog imenom Misko prisutan već godinama. Ova je knjiga izbor nekih ranijih tekstova. Kratke i eksplozivne, ove su priče odlično štivo i pitak izbor adrenalina, zabave i neobičnih situacija. Pravo osvježenje u vašoj on-line knjižnici.
Corazones aislados
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Breakaway
Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
2032. An independent state carved out of Italy is sliding into bloody chaos. A foreigner pursues a mission: to save the two children of his closest friends from murderous racist thugs. He is ready to pay any price, but will it be enough? Dark Future, good reading.
Autobiography Of A Duffer
Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
(5.00 from 1 review)
A witty but insightful narration of ‘normal’ and ‘orderly’ cultural realisms of contemporary world, from the perspective of a young duffer. This duffer believes; a normal person should know how this world looks to a stupid, whom the world loves to label ‘abnormal’ and ‘disordered’, to truly visualize realities of benchmarking. This duffer’s wife asked him to make it different; he truly does it!
The Row Of Windows
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
She had been thinking about leaving town for quite some time now, and finally, she decided that tonight's the night. Passing a row of windows along her way, she takes a fleeting glance in each of them, and for a very brief moment, sees beyond her own troubled life and glimpses into the lives of others. But that does not matter anymore now, does it? She's leaving town, after all.
The Monkey Heist
Series: Life is (almost) beautiful!, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A piercing gastritis, a cat to take to the vet, and a screaming monkey perched on a plum tree in my garden... and it was only ten o’ clock!
The Queue
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
My father. I love my father very much. I do not remember my mother...