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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 » 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 » 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 » 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 » 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?
Buckland Gap by Charles Stanley Wiltshire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
A can of lager, a cigarette and a well-placed scratch. Thus begins David's day. Being a hard geezer on the Buckland estate ain't easy, but David has the crown.
The Carnage Motel by Deran Ludd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
This is how the dead boy tells the story. Yes, Jane loved Henry in her way. Yes, Jane was driving the car in which Henry was mortally wounded. Yes, on the road, on the run, Jane did pick up a hitch-hiker. And, yes, Jane loved Carter too. But, in a different way, and, somebody else died.
Only the Gnomes Know by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Urban(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The quaint English village of Hampton prides itself on the upkeep of its old-fashioned cottages. The annual 'Appealing Garden' competition has the whole village participating with wonderful results. Dorrie's garden isn't quite what she planned.
The Arts by Albion Burridge
Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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.
The Falling of Shadows by Jenny Harrison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(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?
Firefight by David LaGraff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by David LaGraff. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Urban(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An ex-Navy Seal who is down on his luck agrees to freelance for the local mafia Don and soon finds himself the target of multiple assassins who believe he is carrying a miniature WMD.
Bug by James Pollard
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine living with a bug that clings to the back of your skull. Only you can feel it. Is it really there? Are you insane? Join Blake on his journey in 'BUG' and decide for yourself. A weird short story by James Pollard.
Twenty Seven Seventy by Perry Gamsby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Fiction » Urban(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Is A Tag On A Fence Worth The Rest Of Your Life? Twenty Seven Seventy, 2770, the postcode of one of Sydney's most working class of suburbs, Mt Druitt. This edgy story of choice and consequences gives the reader pause to consider their own decisions and how they can lead to life changing moments. A gritty, all too real and very readable novel about social issues that challenge ordinary people.
Ashtrays to Jawbreakers: Christmas Edition by June Project
Series: Ashtrays to Jawbreakers. Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Urban(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Stories that run the gamut of emotions and genres, from outright horror to more subtle drama. With a recurring theme of Christmas.
Peaceful Protest by Zachariah Dracoulis
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Urban(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Peaceful Protest covers the events of the night of July 16th, 2022, wherein the now terrorist group known as Black Lives Matter (BLM) launches an attack on Manhattan after a black man is shot dead. A group of 'Fixers', a government sanctioned force used to quell riots in a tactical and surgical manner, is sent in to eliminate the person in charge before the situation gets any worse.
The Crossroads by evermorepublishing
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
After getting into an argument with her boy-friend while driving home from a party, Angela finds herself stranded on an abandoned road in the dead of night. Then she meets an unfamiliar woman who ap-pears to be equally lost and lonely. But what Angela doesn’t know is that her immediate trust in this stranger might have disastrous conse-quences…