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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.)
The Sound of Crickets
By Marissa Farrar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Warwick House Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Four women who have never met ... Four lives inextricably joined ... Four friendships that will last forever ... Named after Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Thompson always thought life would have given her wings. Instead, she finds herself stuck at home with three small children. Hoping to connect with like-minded people, she starts a blog...
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.
Solace
By Wando Wande
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ricardo is caught in flagrante delicto with a boy named Steve in his school's parking lot. The consequences are manageable until his parents kick him out. Now, with the rumors of the Night Stalker haunting the streets, Ricardo must navigate ruthless gangs, his god-crazy aunt, a wimpy tadpole classmate, to find his way back home again--if they will take him back ...
Gosling Collective
By Bryan Costales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
The goslings hatched by Mother Goose grew up and had goslings of their own. This collective embroils short stories that might have been penned by the great, great grand-goslings of Mother Goose, but goslings of the 21st century. I call them goslings because they are a collective of my early short stories.
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 Simple Love Story
By Vipul Rikhi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Meet Abhishek and Baani (Ab and Ba), two young people on the verge of love, and encounter Pits, the literary-minded novelist who is writing their romantic tale. This short novel is followed by a verse drama ('On a Winter's Night') in which a man and a woman in the more mature stages of their lives mysteriously meet and meditate upon the nature of relationship and love.
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.
Hasta que regresemos a las estrellas
By Esther Aparicio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Mónica, obligada por el desempleo, regresa al lugar al que nunca quiso volver: la casa familiar donde un antipático indio apache de madera custodia la entrada, un desván polvoriento guarda viejos tesoros y los fantasmas se escabullen a su paso.
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.
The Coffee Painter
By Veronica Schreiber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Porn, glitter, and ugly ladies are what Vivian Grimes paints. Crown Royal, Guinness and Canadian Club are what she drinks. Bartenders, drunken losers and her high school janitor who she’s still trying to forget are the men in her life. The Coffee Painter is about an unlucky Canadian artist who is trapped by booze, bad lovers, ugly paintings and violent neighbours.
Se alquila piso para estudiantes
By Iván Robledo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
La vida de unas jóvenes universitarias en Santiago de Compostela hace treinta años.
El ojo de la rana
By Julián Sanz Pascual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: Spanish. Published: February 20, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Quince cuentos que son de lo más diverso y hasta absurdo a veces, tan diverso y absurdo como es la vida
Vegas Knockout: A Novel in Stories
By P Moss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
The fight of the century is almost here, and everyone in Sin City feels the buzz. The young journalist on the make. The lovesick con man. The rich man’s daughter with a very dirty secret. The king of Vegas nightlife. As the frenzy builds and the stakes get higher, these and other indelible Vegas characters will put everything on the line. A darker, wilder, more uproarious side of Vegas.