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Conformity Bullet
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You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: 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)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: 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 Visitors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
When her gangster boyfriend Tim is sent down, Susie Jones’ life is thrown into turmoil. Left to run his criminal empire, Susie finds solace in new acquaintances made in Strangeways Visitors’ Centre with unforeseen consequences.
Billingstad
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 26,620. Language: Croatian. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 15,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 18,310. Language: Croatian. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(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
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Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: 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.
Un giorno di ordinaria illegalità
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Series: La vita è (quasi) bella!, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: Italian. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
La cronaca di un giorno di sciagure e strani incontri, di una crisi di coscienza, e di come una revisione scaduta e un’improvvisa voglia di ciambellone possano trasformare un cittadino più che onesto in un feroce criminale.
The Queue
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
My father. I love my father very much. I do not remember my mother...
The Undergraduates: an aftermath of love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Shawn sits at the edge of his bed, staring out his third floor window; a married woman is asleep under his covers. He begins to reflect with a mix of nostalgia and despair on this situation, on a recently dissolved relationship, on tomorrow, on yesterday. Cinematic and literary, The Undergraduates brims with truth and immediacy climaxing with a wildly powerful commentary on our urban condition.
The Arts
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Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(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.
The Falling of Shadows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tessa Godwin’s past was filled with pain, guilt and regrets and she thinks it’s all behind her. Then Bailey Chance comes back to town. He has questions she can’t or won’t answer. As he probes deep in the murky past so Tessa’s Shadows become more tangible, more frightening. The story begs the question – are ghosts the product of a troubled mind or are they – out there?
The Man
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short story about an elderly man in a suit going through a day.
Good Note
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short flash fiction tale of when desperation meets opportunity aboard a commuter bus.