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Brushstrokes
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.
The Ball
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Every evening, Ted finds reasons to take him away from the horror stories of the six o'clock news. Today he spots what looks like a ball in the garden. Breaking his routine, he steps outside.
Flames
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A woman finds the form of her missing lover in the flames of a fire, but lacks caution as to what they can consume.
A Man
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sam is a labourer, and like most working men, he doesn’t like to talk that much. If he does, it’s shouting instructions on the job or talking shit with his mates about sport, cars, women and dirty jokes. But there’s a lot going on in Sam’s head - about his job, his girlfriend, and his stagnant life - that he doesn’t share with anyone.
The Bitter End
Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A body has been washed up on the shore, and as he begins his journey to confirm whether it is that of his estranged father, Thomas reflects upon the misery that man brought into his life, and questions whether everyone would be better off if his father truly were dead. From indie story-teller Les Rolt comes a gripping tale exploring the scars that the past leave upon us.
Of Men and Mountains
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jordan wants to be a professional mountain climber—have an agent, be sponsored, maybe even get on the New York Times best climber’s list. But from where he is, the top seems a long way off. After many falls he’s all but ready to give up until he meets a mentor who, if she doesn’t kill him, just might help him see there’s more than one way to reach the clouds
The Pollen Bath: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this short story, cuckolded husband A.J. McCarthy is tormented by his psyche whether to let his wife know he knows her not-so-secret secret.
Rocky Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Rocky Road is a mini-collection of four short stories, all set in the South. The characters include an angry snapping turtle named Rocky, a mother and cross-dressing son who like to frequent psychic fairs, and a doctor who has changed his (or her) appearance dramatically since the last checkup.
The War on Horror (Cities of the Dead)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chief Petty Officer Daryl "Sandman" Grecich is a US Navy SEAL, a member of the most elite special forces in the world and a veteran of countless missions into the most dangerous areas of the world. But zombie-infested Atlanta, Georgia might be the most dangerous destination, yet. This is the twelfth in a series. A new story releases weekly until March 2012.
The Real Winner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: Australian English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pete Baxter never wanted a dog, and he was not at all pleased when his wife brought home a puppy. A story of one man's love, and the lengths to which it took him.
Empty
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Empty is an emotional tale of one woman’s (and her dog’s) attempt to stay optimistic as drought ravages the farm and the lives around them.
The Coronation of Napoleon I
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, the magnitude of the spectacle was evident to every witness. But did it matter to, let us say, the Siberian farmer who died shortly thereafter, never hearing of the day? This story of Napoleon’s coronation blends philosophy and history to answer the most profound of existential questions.
Saaphri
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A man finds himself struggling for survival in those devastating floods in Uttarakhand, India in 2013. He hopes to leave an imprint before he bids adieu to the world. What should be the message?
El Señor de la Montaña
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2014 by Conrado Maleta'. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
El Señor de la Montaña es una colección de textos elaborados durante los últimos 8 años de trabajo de su autor. Ilustrado con imágenes cuidadosamente escogidas y editadas para esta ocasión. Uno de los mejores libros en prosa poética jamás escritos en lengua castellana.
She Haunts Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on a true event, this is the touching tale of a woman misunderstood and left unjustifiably incarcerated for life. She is forever a sparkle of light in her dim surroundings, leaving valuable lessons in her wake. It is a story of joy, heartbreak, surprise, and anger, and is destined to be remembered.
Fox in the Hen House
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Can a fox kit be raised by a mother hen? Originally published in Dancing in the Moonlight: Rainfurrest 2013 Charity Anthology.
The First Thing He Noticed Was Her Legs
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Torry Morales is a dance teacher whose legs must be amputated after she is in an auto accident with her fiance. Overwhelmed by what he sees as her bleak future, Torry’s fiance leaves her. A year later, she’s rolling around town, suspiciously joyful, even in trouble for being happy.
Riding the Drone
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'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.
The Leper's Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After fighting as a red commissar in the Russian Civil War, he wanted nothing but his peaceful home. Instead, he received a strange instruction that brought him to a leper colony lost in the endless steppes. What awaits for the brave commander there?
Jalapeno Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life