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Ivory Children
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Red Bird Chapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elvi and Andrus don't have mirrors in their house. Zoe climbs The Very Tall Tree. Thimbles fits in a tea cup. Sally cannot die. And Yeni fins a small thunderstorm in the breadbox. Fourteen pieces of fantastically human flash fiction gathered together to enchant and engage.
Bursting at the Seams – a Collection of Short Stories by Lucy Barge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
10 great stories by the budding young author, Lucy Barge. What happens when a foolish teen digs herself back into the hole she’d just dug herself out of? A Jewish boy is led to his doom? Two star-crossed lovers strive to cross the dividing barrier? And a young lost girl finds herself in the custody of her evil aunt?
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Japanese Maple/We Might Just Save This Night Yet - 2Shot
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
There Is No Other You
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Austin works for a funeral home, transporting the newly departed, much to the chagrin of his long-suffering girlfriend. When one of the bodies goes missing, he finds himself drawn into a sinister mystery that ultimately touches on larger issues of love, loss and mortality. Readers who like suspense, dark humor, and emotionally-moving narratives should enjoy this fast paced, quick read.
MAYBE I OUGHT TO SIT QUIETLY IN A DARK ROOM FOR A WHILE
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 49 Flash and Micro-Fiction stories that deal with relationships that at first may seem off kilter but on reflection seem more like you're eavesdropping on private lives of friends, spouses and people in the next restaurant booth. You'll want to share these stories with those close to you but, and there's always a but, be careful who you choose.
At the Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A young man attempts to reconnect with his estranged father over meals at a small-town diner. Can a love of food overcome the pain of a dad and son pulled apart?
Something That's True
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A lonesome mechanic searches the dingy velvet of his small-town strip club for answers and for Something That's True. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Hosho McCreesh.
The Drink
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Andrew Frery is a recovering alcoholic and a politician at the end of his career. He's moving out of his county commission office when he gets a visit from an unexpected visitor delivering devastating news. But an opportune encounter the day before may save Andrew.
A Necessary Fantasy (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When she was eighteen years old, Rebecca Castille moved to California. A year later, she became Honey Halliwell, an adult film actress. Now, after a short but productive career in the porn industry, Honey wants to go legit. But her Hollywood dream soon becomes her own personal hell, and she learns that her present may be darker than her past.
A Riddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“It is quite clear that one has no use for a person who has no I in a well-ordered police state. But I also have no more use for the police state.” A Metaphysical Murder Mystery ~
The Last AIDS Patient
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decades ago, a young man ran away from his family’s rural estate to the big city to find love and come out as gay. He returns years later to older relatives who are scared of him and one young nephew who wants to hear his story of love, lust, grief and loss and what it means to be a sole survivor in a land that has eradicated HIV and AIDS.
Falling Rock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Darcy is a rural mail carrier whose solitude is broken only when playing in her friends' band -- especially with the singer, Helen. Darcy is in love with her, but Helen is trapped in a contentious marriage for the sake of her disabled son. Darcy knows all she and Helen can have together is their music. That's enough, until an outsider reminds her that more is possible -- just not with Helen.
Hail Mary: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
The Haunted Garden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What secrets lurk in the beautiful gardens of Briarwood? A woman exiled to a country house fears that her marriage may be falling apart as she tries to protect herself and two children who play in the gazebo from a sinister groundskeeper in this psychological ghost story.
Coyote Dances With Fire.
Price: $1.00 USD. (Free!) Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Apache Indian unravels a scheme that would've allowed fracking on his reservation.
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
Last Shot (a Short Tale of the Absurdity of Life and Death)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
TODAY IS THE PERFECT DAY TO DIE. Bernard is the type of man that accomplishes all that he sets out to—and easily. He's intelligent, hardworking, and completely unfamiliar with failure. His only complaint—the singular source of the inner anger bubbling within him—is that no one else in the world recognizes that. It's time to force them to. The final statement will be Bernard's. At last.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.