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The Line That Deserted Him
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a bar, a clever sot is observed conning a naïve fellow patron for drinks and money.
The Streetwise Cycle
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.
Conformity Bullet
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mugging and its aftermath, with the reader as victim.
The Listener
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to Earth. You have seventy years to make the best of it. If you’re not gone by then, we’ll see you off. Whether you like it or not. Those are the rules. Enjoy your stay.
Poduke Iz Posebne Proljetne Ponude
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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.
Un giorno di ordinaria illegalità
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: Italian. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(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 Monkey Heist
Series: Life is (almost) beautiful!, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A piercing gastritis, a cat to take to the vet, and a screaming monkey perched on a plum tree in my garden... and it was only ten o’ clock!
The Queue
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
My father. I love my father very much. I do not remember my mother...
The Arts
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.
The Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short story about an elderly man in a suit going through a day.
Good Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short flash fiction tale of when desperation meets opportunity aboard a commuter bus.
Bug
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Ashtrays to Jawbreakers: Christmas Edition
Series: Ashtrays to Jawbreakers. Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » 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.