Fiction » Urban

Wolves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Two little girls play in a playground when three timber wolves show up. In a nearby coffee shop, the mother of one is confessing something profound to the mother of the other. Across town, the father of one is finally meeting the man who slept with his wife, while that man’s wife is attempting to seduce the moving men packing up their house. The wolves begin to circle…all over town.
The Dragon in my Shadow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Urban
The Dragon in my Shadow is a short tale of office politics and betrayal, which shows that some childhood things can mature into adulthood with us. It was originally published in An Anthology of Dragons and is just over 5,000 words long.
La confesión del Libio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Urban
Un escritor, extravagante y caprichoso, se encuentra en sequía creativa y decide contar lo que no quiso nunca hacer, la historia de lo ocurrido en 1981 a un amigo apodado “El Libio”.
Seven Minutes Late (Flash Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Urban
A collection of five 500-word non-speculative flash stories: "Seven Minutes Late," "The Gift Horse," "That Meaningless Blade," "Sweet Time" and "Walking The Talk."
“Alte Sachen”: From The Life Of An Arab Scrap Dealer In Israel - A Middle East Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ahmed is an Arab scrap dealer in the Holy Land, just like his grandfather who used to cart away the unwanted belongings of foreigners with his old horse wagon, yelling "Alte Sachen", that ancient Yiddish call for clutter.
Sociedad en crisis, puro cuento
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Urban
No sólo la economía sino todo cuanto nos rodea está en crisis. Los verdaderos protagonistas de este mundo desquiciado son los excluidos y las situaciones cada vez más contradictorias que nos toca vivir cada día.
El reencuentro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Cuando las cartas nos vienen malas y perdemos la partida que pensábamos que era nuestra única razón de ser, creemos que el reloj se ha parado y que la muerte es inminente. Sin embargo, suena entonces el teléfono y al otro lado del hilo se escucha una voz amiga y cálida, una de esas personas con la que no se ha hablado ni se ha visto desde los tiempos de la universidad...
Chroniques Terriennes (Volume I)
Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Urban
Ce livre met en scène une série de petites histoires de plusieurs genres : horreur, fantastique, polar… et surtout parle de tragédies quotidiennes, des monstres humains qui rôdent dans notre société. C’est une virée réaliste dans la société, mêlée à une science fiction proche de Métal Hurlant. Bref, il y en a pour tous les goûts en somme. Sauf qu’ci, pas de happy end !
Missy's Return
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,390. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Is Matthew losing his mind? He questions his sanity when he hears strange voices on his radio and finds his furniture turned upside down. Luckily his two best friends can verify these events are real. The mysterious blue orb that dances in and out of his life seems to punch a hole into his world. All bets on the laws of nature are off, upon "Missy's Return."
Pinkie: Stories of a Homeless Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by zanybooks. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Pinkie (his real name long forgotten) and his friends live near the beach. Sleeping on the sand, they are easy prey for impulse criminals, unruly adolescents, and even other homeless men. But in these fourteen stories, Pinkie survives fires, floods, and attacks, working without pay, and still is able to make the weekly dance and, for a few short hours, feel human again.
Vuelo de libélulas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Lorenzo es un tipo duro. Así se ha considerado desde que tiene uso de razón, y así se define cuando decide entrar en un mundo completamente nuevo para él: la universidad. Cuando al cabo de unos meses comprende que su ideología política le ha granjeado el odio de conocidos y extraños en toda la facultad...
The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 208,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Urban
The story of aspiring playwright Edwin Endsleigh (Hopwood's counterpart), who, upon graduation from the University of Michigan, heads for Broadway to earn his fortune and the security to pursue his one true dream of writing the great American novel. Shaping his journey is his love of three women...
Virá a morte e terá os teus olhos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,780. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nos três últimos dias de vida do famoso fotógrafo Josef Leitz, que atravessou o terrível século XX de máquina na mão, cruzam-se passado, presente e futuro, imagens e memória, o sexo, a violência e a identidade. Que papel teve nessa morte o jovem modelo Felix que com ele passou esse fim de semana? Que papel tiveram o desejo, as famílias, as verdadeiras, de sangue, e as que os laços do afeto criam?
Barra Querida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: Spanish. Published: March 13, 2012 by Pluma del Cóndor. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Gabriel redescubre el valor de su círculo de amigos mientras hace frente a una emergencia médica. Sus compañeros, se debaten entre relaciones venenosas y la soledad. Algunos lo afrontan con cinismo, otros con patética resignación. Juntos enfrentarán sus miedos y se apoyarán, de la manera en que han aprendido.
De Laatste Reis
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Een man herinnert zich de laatste reis die hij maakte; samen met zijn vriendin reed hij met niets dan een tasje kleren op de motor naar het warme zuiden en genoten ze van elkaar en het zomerweer. De zinderende herinneringen brengen echter een diep verlangen bij hem boven naar een nieuwe laatste reis.
Een Kostbaar Geschenk
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Een groep vrienden brengt ieder jaar samen de kerstdagen door met een uitgebreid kerstdiner, om de beurt bij een van hen thuis in een gemoedelijke sfeer. Maar als Lucille het allerlaatste kerstcadeautje openmaakt, zijn alle ogen opeens op haar gericht. Wie heeft haar zo’n kostbaar geschenk gegeven?
Moules Marinières
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Jan Kees valt voor een volgende vrouw die auditie voor hem doet wanneer hij de cast voor een nieuw toneelstuk wil completeren. Ze was aanbevolen door zijn vriend Rudy van Woudrichem. Ze windt hem om de vingers. Toch blijft Jan Kees er heel rustig onder. 'Opgewonden standje,' noemt hij haar, wanneer ze hem de wacht aanzegt.
Tientje
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Hoe zou u reageren wanneer u in een druk winkelcentrum een moeder boos tegen haar kind hoort roepen: “Zodra iemand je wil hebben, verkoop ik je”? Eén man staat op na deze woorden en gaat naar haar toe, met een tientje in zijn hand.
Encuentros en el vórtice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Un hombre que resuelve con metafísica su imposibilidad de orinar; otro que, de niño, fue visitado por un emisario del futuro. Un taxista que llevó, sin saberlo, al peor pasajero imaginable. Una rebelión mundial pero momentánea de los espejos del planeta. Un alma atormentada por la música irrefrenable de su propia mente...
The Reflections Off Broken Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Urban
When a young woman approaches the vicar of St James's claiming rape by another priest, his beliefs are called into question the more he listens and tries to help. Her story of abuse begins to take over his work in the small, deprived inner-city English parish with its funny and inspiring people. Can the church authorities be held to account, and how to find love and hope in such a struggle?