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To Sir, With Love by Karyn Mitchell
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Crimson Melodies Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the era of Bettie Page and big-band music, rationing and war, every person has a story. This work of fiction shows the blossoming romance between two American soldiers in a time when every tomorrow is an uncertainty.
Hard Creek Bridge: a short story by Isaac Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Friendless and shy, Slim Jackson enters his second semester at Abe Lincoln University. He gets lost on an unknown path, comes to a strange bridge, and has the struggle of his lifetime.
Baby Girl by Donna Moss
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
One part angry, two parts self-loathing, and a full cup of confused, Samantha is having trouble keeping her own secrets. First published in RE:AL Literary Journal Volume 30.1.
Happy Slumbers by Tom Lichtenberg
Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
The Hardest Word by Paul Samael
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Does the banking crisis make you feel angry, frustrated and powerless? Perhaps it’s time you did something about that feeling. You could, for example, kidnap a banker. On second thoughts, don’t do that - try reading this short story instead.
Closing Shift by Cameron D. Garriepy
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.71 from 14 reviews)
Elli prefers working the evening shift in a coffee shop so she can plan, unnoticed, her escape from a life of quiet desperation. Will the arrival of an intense stranger draw her out?
Bleach|Blackout by David S. Grant
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fans of fluffy romance novels and that all-too-familiar, over-hyped, edge-of-the-seat crap should steer clear. This is life at its most jaded. Offense Mechanisms is proud to present Bleach | Blackout by David S. Grant, two novels about drugs, sex, revenge, the corporate crunch, and the inevitable unpleasantness of life and death.
Raisinheart by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
Three stories of a lonely youth. Jimmy Kruzel's bad luck is that his worst enemies are always his best friends, or is it the other way around, and that sometimes his darkest hours seem to come right after the dawn. In tales more bitter than sweet, Jimmy finds that you can attract more flies with honey than you can with vinegar, but really, who wants to attract flies anyway?
Linehan's Trip by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.17 from 6 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
Fixture by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When a city commissioned a famous artist to create a masterpiece for their newly refurbished downtown, they only forgot one thing: to tell him when to stop. Now his greatest work is threatening to take over everywhere. It's a race against time and space and dimensions nobody even knew were there!
The Birthday by Ingrid Christensen
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Essay » Literature(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
Far From Home - Part 2 by Tony Malone
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
What do Charles Darwin, Britney Spears and the Australian Prime Minister have in common? They all get a mention in Part 2 of 'Far From Home'! If you want to find out the real reason for first contact (and the importance of a certain kind of tea) download this book now ;) Of course, it would make sense to download (and read) Part 1 first...
Uses of Agapanthus by Jonathan M Barrett
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.20 from 5 reviews)
When Brett pays his weekly visit to his mother at her retirement home, he’s annoyed to see a vase of agapanthus – now a weed in their new home – next to her bed. But his protests set off long suppressed memories for her. As Brett’s wife Suzie asks: is Mom confusing or confessing? If you've enjoyed this free short story, please rate it and leave a review. Thanks, Jonathan.
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