Fiction » Urban

The Line That Deserted Him
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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 » 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 » 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
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
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?
Easy Meat
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anthropology meets the real world, in a pre-apocalyptical myth in the making.
Old Friends
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
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.
Slow and Quiet, Drift Away
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A flash fiction story about the mugging and its aftermath, with the reader as victim.
The Understanding of Women
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
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.
Conformity Bullet
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a dystopian future, friends and foes sometimes wear the same mask.
Sub-Prime (The Love In A Hopeless Place Collection)
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.
My Brother the Shark
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short piece of flash fiction was inspired by one of the opening sentences from a competition that Chuck Wendig of terribleminds.com recently put up. He's a great author by the way, and you should read everything he writes. What happens when you try to out hustle a bigger hustler? Bad things can happen.
Billingstad
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.
Hacia el Ruido y la Lluvia
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».
Vrtlog
Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: Croatian. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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 » 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 » 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
Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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!

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