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Fiction » Literature » Urban
The Poet by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
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 by David Rose
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 by Scott Roche
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 by Bronwyn Mauldin
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.
El Escarabajo de Oro by Felipe Oliva Arriagada, Sr
You set the price! Words: 32,470. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play(5.00 from 2 reviews)
La historia de un niño creciendo en Valdivia, al sur de chile, y cuyas aventuras se entrecruzan con un viejo misterio que ha aquejado a su ciudad por casi 30 años: la leyenda del escarabajo de oro. Cada capítulo, nombrado tras una obra de Poe, cruza entre la realidad y la fantasía de esta obra semi-autobiográfica en que el autor intenta unir su historia con las obras que marcaron su infancia.
Sub-Prime (The Love In A Hopeless Place Collection) by Emma Calin
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.
Billingstad by Gavin William Wright
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 by Robert Vrbnjak (Bobby Wrbniak)
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 by Andres Acevedo
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. 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 by Vlado Gasperov
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 by Rafael Rodríguez Castañeda
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 by Bryan Murphy
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)
An independent state carved out of Italy is sliding into bloody chaos. A United Nations campus protects refugees. A foreign worker 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?
Autobiography Of A Duffer by Santosh Jha
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 by Daniel Lee
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 Kidnapper by Marcia Carrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
Katie walks home from work to her apartment every day, and visits a small supermarket on the way home. On two occasions she encounters a duo of petty criminals outside the supermarket who eye her, and kidnap her one late afternoon. Will the valiant Katie's life come to an untimely end at the hands of her kidnappers, or will this be a meeting of the minds in a most unexpected way for her, and them?
The Arts by Albion Burridge
Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.67 from 6 reviews)
In an uninhibited, candid style reminiscent of Bukowski, Albion Burridge's debut novel takes a cynical and often humorous look at the role of the modern day University student. Balancing somewhere between nihilism and realism, Burridge's un-self-assured self traverses the educational minefield with ease, finding self-abusive pleasures in alcohol, drugs, and women.