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Riding the Drone
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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'Nobody gets blown up in the Air Force,' the legless Army vet who hung out in the public library all day used to tell him. Find out if that's true or not. "Riding the Drone" is a very short story of about 1150 words.
A.L.O.M Episode 2: Stranded
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Vlad’s travel aspirations should have been a dream come true. Yet the reality of his scholars’ teachings concerning the ancients is quite sobering. A.L.O.M. is in need of dire repair and lack of technology, industrial science and language barrier prove hefty challenges for Vlad. Will he gain cooperation from the ancients to save him from this travesty or will the final destination remain Stranded?
Reflection: We Have No One (an abstract fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
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Have we made the effort to find out what comes next before it comes? An abstract fiction of life, death and the forever after.
Linehan's Ordeal
Series: Sean Linehan. Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Sean Linehan brings over his dead boss to Hong Kong to open Asia’s finest sports venue. Captivated by the alluring Hypatia, Sean gets kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas. His government will not pay a ransom. Can he stay alive long enough to fulfil his quest to become good? Dark humour and subtle satire enrich this tale of our all-too-near future.
Returning--Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: British English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Three flash fiction stories about love, death and grief. Stories of despondency and the existential fragility that lies at the heart of the human condition.
Far From Home - Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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...
Scattered Fake Sunflowers
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Sully finds a match to his vase in a place he never would have expected: the beginning of a short story series titled Nature's Molding.
Autumn Glory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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An old man reminisces about the past, his place in the world and what the future will hold for him. Set in the autumn of the year, he thinks back to his childhood and how his life has changed since then. A delightful and poignant reminder of past days interleaved with the view from his window.
Henry's Nursing Notes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ian Martin spent three years as a hospital orderly and kept a ward diary chronicling the sights, sounds and smells that assailed him. Based on this record, "Henry Fuckit's Nursing Notes" is an unflinching account of nursing the sick and dying. Looking through the eyes of his disreputable hero, Martin uses a brutal blend of cynicism and dark humour to describe a world of suffering and pathos.
A Waltz Yes, a Heart No
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Following his divorce, Dr. Stanley Gilford, chief of cardiology at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, restructured his life on the guiding principle of maximum gain, minimum pain. So what is the well-heeled doctor doing with Ruby, a high school dropout and waitress at the local greasy spoon, and what are his options visa vie the pallid, five year old boy whose damaged heart beats in three-four time?
Takeshi Suzuki Goes For A Walk
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A short story about the depressing nature of modern life. Follow Takeshi Suzuki as he, well, goes for a walk...
The House of Incest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The House of Incest, Anais Nin's famous prose poem, was first published in Paris in 1936 and immediately drew attention from the era's prominent writers, including Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. While written in English, it is considered a landmark work in the French surrealist tradition and one of the most unique books in 20th century literature.
Confessions of a Bookworm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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I cannot stop reading books. There is a book among my collection that I love the most. A 1938 deluxe boxed edition, gold-trimmed with brazed lettering on the front and a blue velvet ribbon for a bookmark stitched to the spine. The book once belonged to my father. Indeed, it was one of his favorite books. He presented it to me on my eleventh birthday. A memento of my childhood.
The Coffin Lady of Crosby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
The Eighth Sacrament
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The year is 1985 and Elijah Crowe is a college student who has become addicted to painkillers and dropped out of school to get clean. He knows when he goes back he'll inevitably run into Irene, the only girl he loved, and the one chose drugs over. With understated support from his brilliant but tortured mother and a no-nonsense employer, Elijah moves forward the only way he knows how.
She's All I Can Think About
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A man struggles with his obsession for a new girl at work and wonders the age old question: Why can't obsession be a normal part of love?
Tears Into Wine: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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A short surreal tale about a poet and love. By the author of Malice in Wonderland.
Crow's Nest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
The Bizarre Tongue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The hallowed birth, life and transcendence of a divine entity. The Bizarre Tongue is resplendent, omniscient and birds like Her too. She exists only a moment in linear time, often. It sells.
The Sun Shone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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An epic tale of release from the binds of blissful delusion, addiction and a very messy home filled with grand and unusual houseguests.