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Caught In Stilled Flame by Leigh Winterstine
Price: Free! Words: 16,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » General
Set in a post-apocalyptic rural landscape, Leigh Winterstine's newest release takes you on a dark and unsettling journey of the heart following Gulf War veteran Jerry and a nameless girl who has recently escaped her captor of 14 years.
An Untitled Life by L. Jordan James
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Margaret Williams suffers a heart attack Peter does what any husband would, he performs CPR. But then he suffers his own heart attack. This heartrending, heartwarming story of family, of life, and of death will make you reach out and hug your spouse.
Hollow Cities of Hollow Homes by Hidden Clearing Books, LLC
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
By Michael Haynes. Everyone is gone. Vanished, inexplicably. That’s the world Elena confronts. Elena navigates the empty roads and neighborhoods searching for her only child–hoping beyond hope he has survived–while battling her inner demons. What will she find remaining within hollow cities of hollow homes?
Qxixt, Workers of Wonders by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
In a darkening that wasn't a future, came a demonstration that wasn't sport, of a morphing that wasn't natural evolution, and only just the start. Not natural, but necessary? That was the question of angst for the Qxixt Corporation. Necessary and needed? Pick up a quantum toolbox at the concession stand on your way out if you agree.
Saturday Date (A Short Story) by Ken Doyle
You set the price! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Mary roams the Goan and Anglo-Indian neighborhoods of Bombay, singing for money so she can feed herself and the child who accompanies her. A night watchman befriends her and offers a chance to get off the streets. Mary seeks guidance from the mysterious visions that haunt her, but she alone must decide her fate.
A Midlife Night's Dream by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
LIke most people, Thomas Biehl wondered from time to time how his life could have turned out differently, so he decided to write a short story about himself in the third person to explore the idea.
Sleep When You're Dead by Gagatha Christie
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It's Taco Tuesday again. Your Uggs are dirty, the barista spelled your name wrong, and your sorority sister just won't leave you alone. She's pushing you to the edge of madness. You literally can't even. Sleep When You're Dead is the troubling story of one college girl's fall from grace. -- BASED ON A TRUE STORY --
It Goes Without Saying . . . by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
For those in the know, future time travel will be all about cost, with energy purchased by the key. A key is more than a speck, less than a second, and absolutely precise. For safety and sanity's sake maybe it was good the first trips could only afford to last a few seconds.
Alexandria and Lance by Ayoola Olafenwa
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An epic story of a brother and sister who by fate became slaves in a strange land and from slaves became heroes, liberating the kingdom from the rule of their oppressive king. Alexandria and Lance is amusing, captivating and exciting.
Twins by Kathryn White
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: Australian English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
An uncomfortable short story about sibling rivalry and betrayal. Isla flees her small town after she catches her boyfriend in bed with her scheming twin sister. Think you know what happens next? You're wrong.
Floating the Balloon Bombs by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
Darkness Lay Ahead by Baheya Zeitoun
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A girl runs to escape her mundane life. She embarks on a journey into the unknown to free herself from a life she can no longer tolerate, and does not desire.
Linehan's Ordeal by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan. Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The, Destined by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A touch of prophecy? Maybe not. For the Strand family, yes, the Crunchy Croissants Strands, Paris has become a thing of the past. They now run a bed and breakfast in the south of France and Kara is catering a dinner party. Kara is not all evil, she is sincerely, and maybe safely, out of her mind. Kiki is being Kiki. Lastly, all I really should say is, sorry, Harley.
Reflections: A Short Story by Philip Allen Green
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A single strand of mist wafts and winds through wet cedars. It twists and turns its way between the trees, guided by a breeze or an unseen hand...