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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.
The Incident on Heron Island
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Barncott Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
When Hilton Ellis leaves South Africa to escape his cloying middle-class life, as well as military service in the apartheid army, he has no idea of the challenges that await him in exile. Dumped at the ‘bottom of the social shitpile’, as he says, and starting life again from scratch, he succeeds in becoming a celebrated storyteller, B-movie actor and newspaper food columnist.
The Man Who Beat Life, And Other Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
With a musician’s ear for dialog and a painter’s eye for detail, William Herman creates characters to reveal universal truths about human relationships. The stories in The Man Who Beat Life are often ironic and tragic, but never boring.
Se alquila piso para estudiantes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
La vida de unas jóvenes universitarias en Santiago de Compostela hace treinta años.
El ojo de la rana
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: Spanish. Published: February 20, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: 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.
Fridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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.
El Magistrado Cuernavaca
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
La del magistrado Cuernavaca es la historia de una obsesión. Pertenece a una familia de viticultores manchegos cuyas raíces se ahondan algo más de cuatro siglos en el culto a una férrea educación, en el trabajo duro, en la responsabilidad ineludible que debe de tener una persona y en la observancia de un comportamiento sin tacha, transmitida de generación en generación.
Exile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 369,600. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Building on the characters and themes of Heroes and Smoke, Exile brings back Detroit Homicide detectives, George Hofmann and Christopher Garvin. The two face their most enigmatic case as they try to understand the mysterious events at Phlogiston Fabricating. What happened when the first Candice vanished? Who is the second Candice who suddenly appeared? How is the perplexing John Klein involved?
Expats
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
About EXPATS Every decade or so a previously forgotten tropical backyard flowers unexpectedly thanks to the discovery of gold, oil or cheap labor. Enlightened royals and savvy dictators attract investors and foreign companies to their domains. Growth figures – real or inflated – spread the lore of an economical miracle. Factories replace traditional farming fields. Skyscrapers rise amidst the cou
The Boston Druid and the Wizard
Series: Irish/American fantasy, Book 6. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 93,040. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Through a series of events, 16 year old Brian unintentionally ends up as the Faerie Queen's Champion and betrothed to Maedbh, a 13th century Celtic teenage princess. Brian's normal life complicates when he has to bring Maedbh home to modern suburbia.Then a gangster decides that Brian should be killed as his grandson Robbo's first hit as a trainee. How will Brian manage this and much much, more?
Three Stories From Paris
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
No Fairytales (Beyond this point)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Víctor Marchán nos presenta una antología de sus relatos. La parcela más intelectual y sugerente de su obra
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.
The Asphalt Warrior
Series: The Asphalt Warrior Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Introducing Brendan Murphy, a.k.a. "Murph," a Denver cab driver with two goals in life. First, to earn as little money as possible to support his simple life, which features a daily burger and episodes of "Gilligan's Island." Second, to never get involved in the lives of his fares. He's not very good with the first issue and spectacularly bad with the second.
3 கதைகள்
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: Tamil. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Mis elegidos (Memorias de Margarita Guzmán del Alberche)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Margarita Guzmán del Alberche nos relata episodios de su azarosa vida, en especial los vividos con alguno de los diversos amantes, sus elegidos.
Never Be Unsaid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,530. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When a Yank and an Aussie stop selling cars and head off into the Outback to write the books they have within, it is the things they say to each other that hurt far more than the things they do. Fist fights and adultery can be forgiven, but what’s said, can never be unsaid.
Designer Days
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Butterfly Creek Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In the modern day Wellington suburb of Thorndon Laura, a young mother, shuns nine to five work to design her own days. She is eminently employable but covets domesticity. She encounters a schoolboy who also resists the routine others have planned for him. Several new people enter Laura’s life and her ‘tranquil routine’ turns out in a way she had not envisaged.
Equinoctial Gales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Butterfly Creek Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Equinoctial Gales is set in Wellington, New Zealand in 1939. The story spans the six weeks between the Spring Equinox and Guy Fawkes day in the suburb of Kelburn. It portrays a neighbourhood of people who, like the plants in their gardens on the steep hills and against the wind, are each struggling to become established in some way.