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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.
On the Wings of Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
I needed a place to sleep. I could still run but I couldn’t run forever, and sooner or later these legs would no longer jump, no longer clamber and climb, and no longer hold up a torso exhausted from exertion. I tried to avoid the splashes of water slapping at my face as though I really was responsible for what had happened, and I really deserved this punishment that I was running from.
Navegador de historias: Treinta cuentos cortos y un prólogo desesperado
Price: Free! Words: 16,080. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Los cuentos que aparecen en esta compilación son pequeñas y modestas tramas. En ellas aparecen parejas infieles, flores masacradas, perros surrealistas, renos comunistas, androides inteligentes, mandolinas mexicalenses y mundos donde el ruido está prohibido.
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.
The Burning Bride
Price: Free! Words: 20,350. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
When Silas returns to visit his wife's grave, he finds she's still alive, pretending to be someone else. But has he re-found his old love… or discovered a new? A gentle romantic comedy about love, loss and hope.
The Green Lady
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Comedy, mystery and the battle of the sexes… all set in a haunted castle! Armed with only cunning and charm, who will see it through the night when the ghostly Green Lady walks?
The Void Sutras
You set the price! Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A book of poems and short fiction focused on the small spaces between important actions and relationships, void sutras.
Unzip and Other Compact Stories
Price: Free! Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A new collection of short stories by Tommy Dakar. From humour to intrigue, from irony to philosophy, each piece has been carefully constructed to perform its task.
The Circle
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A man journeys alone into a wilderness seeking consolation and resolution.
1, 2, 3 Disappear
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a routine trip to the market, a houseboy meets some visitors from out-of-town who change the course of his life.
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.
In a Cat's Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A Collie pup can never comprehend the depth and mystery behind a Siamese cat's eyes.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Wish World
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
We all have dreams. We pray, hope, buy lottery tickets and wish on falling stars. We know this isn't the most practical way to get things done, but we want to believe. Suppose the world really did work like this, a world where everyone was guaranteed to have at least one of their wishes granted in their lifetime and their life would instantly change, but would it be for better or for worse?
The Diner (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
On a rainy night in 1934, a man stops at a lonely diner along Route 12 in Michigan. This unsettling literary short story examines and contrasts the innocent and jaded, the old and new, and the circle of life.
Vampire
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Australian English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of one girls attempt to escape a vampire who eventually captures her and turns her.
Blood For Culture: Part 1
Series: Blood For Culture. Price: Free! Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(1.00 from 1 review)
With the Northern provinces in ruin, the mercenary Gideon Greythorne embarks on an epic adventure to save the world – only his adventure is being written by Joseph Anderson, a college dropout who packs boxes in the suburbs. With lofty aspirations but cynical expectations, Joseph tries to reconcile his vision with his reality as he works at a hobby shop, penning the epic fantasy of his dreams.
R-Azul: La batalla inevitable
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Primera novela de ciencia ficción que aborda la problemática del agua a nivel mundial. Su historia se desplega en un lugar no muy lejano, el planeta Tierra del año 2067. La escasez de agua obliga a distintos países a entrar en una pugna que parece irremediable. Acompaña al Coronel Zúñiga y a sus inesperados camaradas en esta increíble historia llena de aventuras y sorpresas.
Amantia y Fanatia
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
El aspirante alquimista se acerca con humildad a ella, libre de egoísmo, por la belleza misma de la búsqueda. Así, aprende el oficio de la composición total, aplicando las artes alquímicas, transforma todo lo que compone su mundo en el oro de lo más noble que hay en sí mismo.
The Late Night Drink
You set the price! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
This is a very vivid and vibrant story of a character waking up in the middle of the night aching for a glass of water and his journey towards getting it.