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The Last Three
Price: Free! Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
"'Just three more stops,' I thought to myself. I gripped my knife, the handle digging into my flesh. I closed my eyes and tried to think of Eris." A descent down the path of self-destruction, does salvation lie around the corner or is it merely an illusion? The Last Three is a captivating story of a lost soul on the streets of a modern dystopia.
Karl - A Psychiatric Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a first person short story about some experiences of Karl - a psychiatric nurse
The Jungle Plant
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Jessica, this tale’s eccentric teller: “Only once in a great while, like maybe every couple years, it would decide to make a flower, a blue and yellow thing I admit was kind of pretty. But you never knew when it was going to happen, and most of the time it didn’t, and most of the time that plant was just plain ugly. Anyway that stupid thing was what Winnie spent half her life worrying about.
American Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Each and All
Price: Free! Words: 291,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Uplifting! Heartbreaking! Each and All is the story of the baby boom generation. An urban family of 3 coming apart as they defend themselves from each other’s needs is taken in by a rural family of 14 adopted children who show them the power and beauty of common work and shared purpose. Hands to work, hearts to family. These are deep love stories that show the human heart need not be an island.
The Poem Store
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Poem Store is a short story collection about women at surprising turning points during the summer of 2009. A middle aged breast cancer survivor becomes enamored with a young photographer staying in the small motel she manages. A twenty-something haiku busker in Seattle finally decides her boyfriend is no good for her. A governor’s wife realizes her husband has taken up with a Brazilian woman a
Murphy Blue
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a crime is committed nearby, Murphy is the logical choice to take the rap. The law thinks so and the neighborhood agrees. Nicholas is horrified when charges are filed and does his utmost to get Murphy safely off the hook. But safety is not to be for the poor, hard-luck bastard Murphy, who's on the superhighway to death row.
An Accurate Boquet
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Autumn heralds loss, until Jessie picks up a crisp red maple leaf.
Supermarket Sadhu
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen year-old Fanny Jackson, who works aisle three at the ShopRite market, wants to become a twenty-first century mystic – a supermarket Sadhu.
Acoustic Fishes
Price: Free! Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a young Noah Spence survives a tragic car accident, he is left with a condition: he can never fall asleep. Set in Illinois, beautiful Elizabeth and Noah go through the hardships of junior high school: unpopularity and bullying. They meet as adults in New York City madly in love. But can the two lovers break their silence and confess their love for each other?
Perguntas-me?
Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Quarenta e seis histórias pequeninas com ilustrações nos rostos. As histórias também têm rostos? Ora, as histórias são multidões de rostos, desejos, sonhos e gostos. Que histórias estão nestas páginas? Perguntem ao livro.
Nice Times
You set the price! Words: 85,760. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Nice Times is a black comedy set in Nice and Glasgow. Two Scottish couples in their early forties go on holiday together. It is the millennium, France still has the franc and Nice promises affordable sun, sea and culture. The holiday brings irrevocable changes to all their lives. Nice Times was previously published under the title Eating Wolves in paperback by Dewi Lewis in 2003.
Diva Nudea's Gatsby
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mysterious woman and her nursing home friends take a liking to a college boy working as a janitor.
Everybody Loves A Good Watermelon
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this sixth of fourteen short stories that Abbie Joules has written about her deceased Brother, Ben, the small farming community of Peach Creek comes together in a contest of marksmanship to help raise money for a meeting hall--and a pool table. The contest, conceived by Ben (who is a crack shot), doesn't end the way he envisions it.
Chân Dung Tự Vẽ
Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 13, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nguyễn Lệ Uyên CHÂN DUNG TỰ VẼ Tập truyện Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition Copyright @2012 by Nguyễn Lệ Uyên ISBN 978-1-4524-6483-1
That Son Of Yours
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Flora has a visit from old neighbors who demand an apology from her son.
Life-Changers
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Life-Changers is a literary short story with a diverse cast. It is told in short scenes, all related to each other in some way, that each takes on a new point-of-view character who faces a moment that changes their life--some for the better, but some for the worse. It explores what it means to be human and all the different ways we experience the world.
According to the List
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"According to the List" is a short story that reflects the personal views of the author in terms of many of life's question. What would you do if you won the lottery? If you were stranded on an island? What do you need in life in order to be happy? A writer may drown themselves away from the world, but the words will always be there.
50 Haiku
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Not the traditional Japanese Haiku system, these are a system of my own devising.
The Law Of Diminishing Returns
Price: Free! Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Meg's life is an exercise in continuous improvement, constantly striving to meet new and ambitious goals, rarely stopping to give herself credit. Vatusia's life is filled with challenges as well, but hers are primal struggles to survive-- food, shelter, clothing, and a life without violence. This is the poignant story of two women who transcend their circumstances to live a life of meaning.