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A Day Out
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hearing about accidents or the death of a known person she would have run out of her house to the house in mourning, but it was not like that. Once when she had heard that a particular neighbor’s daughter got engaged, she had almost run out to meet the girl and her parents. Nothing of the sort had happened.
A Late Night Tech Job (Short Story)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
An experienced contractor runs the gauntlet for a late night tech job at a financial institution in the heart of Silicon Valley, getting past the trigger-happy security guard, dealing with younger co-workers who expect to get paid fabulous money for doing nothing, and saving a desperate project manager when everything goes wrong. (A 4,190-word short story.)
Urban Mysticism - The Train Rumble
By Elliot Caine
Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
The second addition to the Urban Mysticism series, “The Train Rumble”, is a story about a boy named Nicholas that discovers the source of the mysterious rumble around the neighborhood, only to find that the answer is wilder than he could have ever imagined.
Worthwhile
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 81. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
How easily we draw conclusions about others! We kind of become an authority on certain people we know and we boast about the knowledge of his or her character, habits, hobbies, family, and friends, but the truth is, we know very little about that person.
Muerte en el Luas
By Moisés Morán Vega
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: Spanish. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Calum Meehan no sabía que se iba a encontrar en el Luas. Lo que sucedió en el tranvía lo cambió para siempre.
Asami
By Richard James
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Winner of the Best of Issue in Neonbeam magazine #4, this short tale of a Japanese woman caught up in a web of involuntary assassins is now available for free.
A Sorrowful River Runs Through Here (Short Stories)
By C.D. Reimer
Series: A Trio of Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A trio of short stories about the sorrows of family life, featuring "Walking Into The Night," "The Hungry Red Devil" and "The Unfaithful Camera."
Hard Bop
By Chad Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A late night story about jazz, fatherhood and remaining airborne.
Christmas Eve in Jail
By David Sloma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Web of Life Solutions. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Cal found himself in prison, still, during another holiday season. Was he even supposed to be there? What would his future hold? A short story.
B30: Part 2
By G. S. Mattu
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: British English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Michael Trilling is a newly-married professional in London. He's also telepathic. This short story follows on from "B30: Part 1" and is the continuing adventure of London's only mind-reading creative arts professional.
Love On A One Way Street
By Paolo M
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of hearts adrift. Stories of love that goes nowhere, passion that burns alone in the dark, dedication that survives the spite of life. The protagonists are men in love with a woman, with an idea of a woman, with a desire or an expectation. Men who perform various arts with the only real goal of preserving the music and the poetry of love in the sedative prose of everyday life.
The Row Of Windows
By Daniel Lee
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.
Fridge
By Kim Zip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Fridge is Kim Zips chilling literary debut; a horror story of fluke, stupidity, political oppression and the wasted, soul-less existence of the people controlling and caught up in modern American media.
Three Stories From Paris
By Jesse Myner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
Good Note
By Ray Wil
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short flash fiction tale of when desperation meets opportunity aboard a commuter bus.
Boxes
By Shane Grey
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Kim and Darren, a failed married couple, must come to terms with loss, packing up, and moving on.
3 கதைகள்
By shankar bharadwaj
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: Tamil. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
நான் ஒரு மென்பொருளாளன், புரியும்படியாக சொல்லவேண்டுமானால், ஒரு ஸாப்ட்வேர் எஞ்சினியர். எழுத வேண்டும் என்பது நீண்ட நாள் ஆசை. நான் எழுதிய முதல் மூன்று சிறுகதைகளை இங்கே தொகுத்திருக்கிறேன். படித்து விட்டு உங்கள் மேலான கருத்துகளை shankarab அட் gmail டாட் காம் என்ற முகவரிக்கு அனுப்பலாம்.
Rusty Blades (Short stories 1988-90)
By Chad Taylor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Five short stories by Chad Taylor, first published 1988-1990 'The Man at the Door,' 'Geisha', 'Two Friends', 'Girl from Mars' and 'Rusty Blades'.
Here She Comes Now
By Chad Taylor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories by Chad Taylor: 'Here She Comes Now', 'Close to You' and 'DIN.'
Moving with the Music
By Sue Robishaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013 by ManyTracks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Here she was in the city, in an old house that looked worse than she felt. The past hadn't gone very far away but she didn't expect much. They would clean up the house; they would live here. Then the neighborhood walked in with young Ramon leading, and Sara’s world opened up.