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Wild Woman “Dzunuk’wa”
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » General
A reluctant homecoming, a chance meeting with a fascinating young woman and an interaction with what was thought to be a mythical creature turns Thomas Urquhart’s life upside down. The world as he knew it changes direction on a dime when he learns what his father and an old school buddy have discovered.
Hotel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Hotel", proporciona buenas dosis de entretenimiento y un humor delirante que nos aprisiona a sus páginas, cargadas de símbolos y referencias muy cercanas. No te pierdas este libro, nunca habrás leído nada igual. Sugerente e imprescindible. Muy oportuno.
A Drop of Dew: A Tragic Love Story
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 52. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Then came the horrible news. Sue remained in the hospital in Bombay for two months but doctors failed to save her. The virus remained undetected though they performed many tests on her.
Top Shelf
Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Top Shelf is a slice of life story. Through five derelicts on New York's waterfront,man's humanity to his fellow man are compared, contrasted and tested. The story focuses on a group of elderly street people.
Relatos de Avaricia
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Conjunto de cuentos que muestran los nuevos valores de una sociedad indiferente y vacía, en donde el mayor logro es obtener la cifra más alta, sin importar cuántas cabezas se pisan o si la conciencia nunca vuelve a estar en paz.
Sketches of An Apartment House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
An alpine cowgirl, a weary wanderer, a minor league baseball star, car sales man and wife, a priest, a struggling family, and an artist, living in a post-industrial American industrial city. This darkly comic series of vignettes weave together abstract portraits of an apartment building's residents in Troy, New York.
Billingstad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man and a woman share a final painful goodbye on a local train; a short story about the final moments of a relationship: a return, a secret, a reality.
The Left Lane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Delphine Publications. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The name Tyrone Philpott rings in the streets as being southern Virginia's top dog behind the wheel. Recognized and adored by hustlers for his ability to pimp rides, his carefree lifestyle is disrupted when he shoots his hot at a women who appears to be well beyond his grasp
Chader Karnishe Kaak/ ছাদের কার্ণিশে কাক
Price: Free! Words: 12,480. Language: Bengali. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
বাংলা উপন্যাস। Bangla novel.
Setting Things Right
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Every apartment in the building was its own little universe, and what was going on in another’s universe did not concern you. It certainly did not concern Mr. Wells, a kind man who was probably the strangest tenant of all. But this should have concerned him, for what he did was very unkind.
Road Kill
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Of course it is not my fault, so they keep telling me, especially the pretty doctor. It was a suicide. But he is dead and I am not. That’s not so easy to hide from. Or ignore. No matter what the pretty doctor says.
The Pros and Cons of Plumbing
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Love starts out as perfect plumbing. All pipes slanting slightly earthward. Gravity does most of the work. There are no scratches. There is nothing wrong with the world. All is up to code.
My Suicide
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The thing about Aspirin is that 121 of them will not kill you. Not even a dent. They will, however, make your ears ring, and if you stage this perfectly, they will also accomplish the purpose of suicide: make them feel good and guilty.
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.
Lost Reunions
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Max, a maverick investment banker in London, has realised he isn't the man he wanted to become and is on the edge of depression. A chance reunion with an old university friend, Neela - a British-Bengali doctor, leads Max on a trip to Bangladesh, where his unlikely friendship with a garment factory worker will change his life forever.
He Knows
Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Every day is an out-and-out fight for survival. Of the fittest. The sun is murderously hot. The river water is too dirty to drink. So dirty it will kill you. But what if the river is the only water you can reach? He is a thief and a survivor, he will find a way.
Boxers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(1.00 from 1 review)
Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
Harry's Heart
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
At a well-proportioned four feet three inches he, technically speaking, was not a dwarf, he was a midget. But no one knew the difference, and to them he was just incredibly short. An oddity. A misfit. A phenomenon. A dwarf. A dwarf getting back at them as well as he could.
La cara del sol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sentado, inmóvil, en el despacho de mi padre, rodeado de puertas cerradas y de objetos inertes, me sentía yo mismo, también, como un objeto inerte, y no importaba que alguna puerta hubiese quedado abierta, porque tenía la seguridad de que ninguna me conduciría a ninguna parte.
Feet
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(3.00 from 1 review)
At least he was not a burden to his mother; for she had no idea where he was. His brother had found him once, years ago, but he was pretty sure his brother never told his mother or she would have come for him. He was glad she hadn’t. Life wasn’t that bad, and here he wasn’t a burden to her.