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The Poet by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » 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 » 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.
The Same Old Story by Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An old man married a young beautiful girl of his grand- daughter’s age. To lure the girl, all the properties were transferred to her. However, within three months' of marriage, the old man was able to garner respect and true love from the young girl! This is the same old story of eternal love with a twist at the end. At his death, why the young wife cried inconsolably?
Three Directors by Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The struggling batch mates of the film making institute were ignored by the successful friend along with other successful people present in the party. Both of them were habituated of such humiliations for last few years. However, there was a surprise waiting for them. Then what happened?
Old Friends by Scott Roche
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » 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 » 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.
Means of Support by Ann Somerville
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Five years ago, Evan lost almost everything. Now he rents his house out to a bunch of vulnerable, wonderful kids, and, with the help of his best mate, Cam, he tries to find a meaning to his life through helping them. The arrival of the latest naive young refugee from a homophobic family could be a disruption or a blessing. Is he finally ready to move on from his grief?
Tinytown by Darby Gallagher
You set the price! Words: 127,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a dystopian England in the 2050s, where technology is used to shrink people who cannot pay size insurance, Tom Flack must fight for the rights of the small. But he has big enemies, including his ex-wife - TV's Tallulah Twinkleplum - and her grotesque brother Lloyd. This first novel includes intrigue, action, humour, drugs, sex, plastic surgery and hedgehogs - but not necessarily in that order.
The Understanding of Women by Janina Matthewson
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 2 reviews)
James is in love with Imogen. Imogen has disappeared. With the help of an imaginary ex-girlfriend, James follows Imogen’s trail towards the grand romantic reunion he wants. He’s pretty sure… James could always understand everyone. Everyone but Imogen. Imogen was a mystery, and now James needs to find her. A light, whimsical novella of a boy who knows both too much and too little.
The Row Of Windows by Daniel Lee
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
El Escarabajo de Oro by Felipe Oliva Arriagada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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 » 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 » 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.
Diarios de Cristina Borgia: Rosas de Sangre by Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Saga Reminiscencias Oscuras, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 27,010. Language: Spanish. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
Esta obra cuenta la vida de Cristina Borgia, una de las asesinas que acompañan a Rafael Hoffman, de mi novela los mercenarios en su aventura. Al igual que el mencionado protagonista, Cristina vivirá duras emociones y se verá envuelta en múltiples conflictos.
Poduke Iz Posebne Proljetne Ponude by Robert Vrbnjak
Price: Free! Words: 26,620. Language: Croatian. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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: 15,430. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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».
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