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Gain by B. P. Crouse
You set the price! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2700 words. The rich feast while the poor labor. The system allows the poor to workout for the rich. Being an upper means staying thin despite indulging. But the table is about to be turned. Who will be able to handle the gain?
Gymee's Quest(ion) by Michael Philip Kashgarian
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This is the story of a boy in search of meaning – of the f-word. It’s an endearing story of adventure, coming of age, humor, relationships, suspense and collective lexistigmatosis. Guaranteed to entertain or your freedom back.
The Tea Master by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of a warlord and his tea master in a handful of tea ceremonies. Toyotomi Hideyoshi rises from a servant to become the master of Japan, and acquires, among other possessions, the tea master and sage Rikyu who served Hideyoshi's former master Oda. Rikyu tries to teach Hideyoshi the Zen way, but will he succeed?
Detailing, An Alzheimer's Tale by Thomas M. McDade
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Detailing" concerns a man going to visit his mother in a nursing home for the first time. He uses many measures to divert his mind from the situation and the guilt that hounds him. He revisits the past throughout his time with his uncommunicative mother.
Baby U - The Dusts of Bossche Bol by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Archie Carnegie, traveler. Time traveler? Space traveler? Something else? Almost something else? Definitely not from around here, at least not lately. He may or may not have come out of a contraption college students may or may not have constructed as a prank. Let's just say he did. Someone better yell, "Fore!" ?
Pleasant Book by Sergey Stepanov
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: Russian. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Приятная книга"! Pleasant book! Пронзительная поэзия. Тонкие, умные стихи. Разговор о сокровенном. Эта книга - что надо книга!.. Сергей Степанов. Да!.. Вас ждет встреча с замечательным поэтом! "Приятная книга". Приятная книга! - отзываются те, кто прочел. Сегодня - бесплатно. Акция! Большой поэт - о главном. Музыка слова. Переливы смыслов. Звучит и резонирует в душах. Поэзия - во!.. КЛИКАЙ Sample
Like Rabbits by Harry Thompson, Jr
You set the price! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fern is a young woman looking for a new direction in life, and she starts by donning a rabbit mask. However, a mask can only change so much in a person's life, and Fern discovers that her past isn't as easy to overcome as she imagined. Struggling with memories and the choices she has made through life, Fern journeys through the dark night of her soul. Can she find the strength to persevere?
Una historia de vida by M. Reyes Guitián
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una breve historia sobre el cambio, la supervivencia, la voluntad, las raíces. Sobre los lazos entre una madre y su bebé. Este relato obtuvo el segundo premio en el concurso de relatos sobre lactancia organizado por la Asociación Crianza Leganés en 2011.
তবু স্বপ্নেরা সমাহিত হতে হতে ভেসে যেতে জানে by Tanzir Uddin
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
ডাঙ্গায় জল আসে । স্রোতে ঘর ভাসে । উন্মত্ত বাতাসে অস্তিত্ব প্রাণপণে আঁড়িয়ে রাখার চেষ্টা বৃথা হয় । যেন বহুকাঙ্খিত নিঃশেষের এই অভিপ্রায় । আপনার নয় । বায়ুর ? নাহ তাও নয় । এ ভাগ্যের । ভাগ্যের লিখনে থাকে এসব অযাচিত কার্যকলাপ । তীর ঘেষে বসে থাকে নূতন জীবন । জলে দুর্গত জীবনের কদাচিত্ বিকশিত লাবণ্যের দেখা মিলে । কোথায় ? এবং কিসের জন্য নস্যাত্ করার অভিপ্রায় ? ভাগ্যের লিখন ।
Iliad, Fall of Troy, and The Aftermath - A 3,200 Year Old Journey by Amarissa Amber Cale
Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is a prelude to a series (each a standalone) I will soon release. The series is chiefly historical romance, and centres on the Bronze Age. Circa 1250 B.C.E. Since I have discovered how few people know much, if anything, about the era, I have decided to spend some time writing this summary of all that would be pertinent to the series.
Party Animals by Myfanwy Tilley
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: Australian English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Since her son’s murder, Kerry Williams has been unwilling to connect with other people. Her anger rages behind a veneer of superficial pleasantries that she invokes in order to endure her daily existence with some grace. She has come to see her life as an earthly purgatory, and when she goes to an old acquaintance’s fiftieth birthday party, she feels she may be about to descend into hell.
A Bolt From The Blue by Joanne Hayle
You set the price! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A compelling short story that will take you about ten minutes to read, ideal for the commute to work or a lunch break. Sometimes a bolt from the blue can throw an uneventful day in to a period of turmoil. Can the calm be restored if the past and the present can be reconciled? 2400 words.
Diario de 7 días y 7 gotas de agua by Ana Hernández Vila
Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Hoy he mirado dentro de un sueño. Es un buen ejercicio para discernir en mí los dos momentos. El sueño y el despertar. Es muy bueno para eso. También lo hago por diversión. He mirado dentro de un sueño y he aprendido cosas nuevas.”