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Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story depicting JFK and Jackie's first-ever meeting.
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.
The Descent of the Magyar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ignaze is disaffected, navigating the aftermath of the Prague Spring. A Hungarian abroad during times of great changes and social upheaval,he must withstand his passage through events outside of his control. In the end, he reaches a sort of state of absolute grace, wittingly or otherwise.
Zazen In the Morning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dog bows inside a monastery, causing an unforeseen chain of events to occur. Is the dog a reincarnation? The whole village subsequently upends itself. Told with humor, warmth and originality this story meditates upon the nature of faith, the human condition, and baseball(particularly the Oakland Athletics.)
The Range Trip
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
When a salesman attempts to infiltrate The Iron Range and convince the salt-of-the-earth inhabitants to pay for home improvements provided by his company, his trip turns out to be a bizarre ordeal involving dark secrets that he would've never expected. This is a tribute piece to Hunter S Thomson who died recently.
Love and Death in the Moose League
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Former pitching great continues his career in the only place that will have him: Alaska In honor of opening day, Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Ryan W. Bradley.
The Sun Also Rises in the Desert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The moral and spiritual complexity of academia comes to bear as a "lost generation" of educators pursue an attractive colleague across a spate of conferences. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Gerald Locklin.
The Assassin's Assassin
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hired to kill a killer, a discreet murderer tracks down the beautiful but deadly Thamesis. But what is the secret of her fatal allure? And in the end, who will assassinate who?
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 Waking House
You set the price! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A matriarch's death brings her three children back to the house where they grew up. This short story first appeared in Line Zero Issue 5, November 2011.
CAT IN A SQUARE OF LIGHT, Part 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These flash fictions straddle the fence between the dream world and reality. They are Kakfa-like in essence and most incorporate dark humor with aspects of fabulism. The settings are as diverse as the Czech Republic and Hawaii.
Hexes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lonely and friendless, Arlene lives in a flimsy walk-up. One day a glamorous woman moves in upstairs. Can they become friends? (An original short story.)
The Summer of the Homerun
Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Smitty is 13. It is the summer when he and his friends enter high school, the time when all the awkwardness of youth begins to shift and all those things that seemed simple are actually complicated. But Smitty is okay. He has his friends on his baseball team, and he and his sort-of girlfriend seem to want to hang out. But then the New Kid hits that homerun and everything changes.
One. Too Many.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 23, 2013 by Pages & Minds. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kabir fought his way through a difficult childhood to become a successful businessman. The problems he faced in life did not break him down. Instead he treated them as challenges that made him strong. He looks at life like an optimistic philosopher. What about his friends? Are they the same? What is the fate that awaits Kabir in his life?
Världen som jag tyckte den såg ut när jag levde
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: Swedish. Published: March 21, 2013 by Niklas Lagström. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Boken "Världen som jag tyckte den såg ut när jag levde" innehåller en samling korta texter och poesi om livet av Ulla Britta Ramklint
Perguntas-me?
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
Contracts of the Father
Series: Contracts of the Father, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Renaissance Redneck Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After being down and out with a family to support, Stephen Gordon luckily manages to land a job that ends the bad days forever. Stephen eventually learns that perhaps luck had nothing to do with getting the job and that it comes with a very high price that he may not want to pay. This is a continuation of The Interview.
Run
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
(3.00 from 1 review)
A man gets a chilling phone call. It's from his past. He rushes to save himself, but finds out that this phone call might be one he can never escape.
The Sweetest Gift
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by Moonlit Skies Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Story. Gloria discovers generosity in a world where civilization has fallen and survival is difficult. This Christmas tale speaks of hope when the days are darkest.
The Princess Who Rode on a Mule
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
King Valentine is a mad tyrant, and belike he will force his daughter Hadley to marry someone e'en worse than himself. The Baron of Comberlane is greedy, and Lord Vardis, though handsome, is cruel. Master Cope, the King's steward, would help Hadley if he could, but alas, what can be done? (Short story, 11,290 words)