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Hollow Cities of Hollow Homes
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
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)
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
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
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 --
A World Without You
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My dad is a ghost. My life is in ruins. There's nothing more to tell.
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
It Goes Without Saying . . .
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
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
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.
The Psychic
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you had psychic power what would you do with it? Make money, help people, save them from their lives or… …find out.
Floating the Balloon Bombs
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
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.
Unrequited
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Suppression.
Linehan's Ordeal
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
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.
Tales of Sorrows and Inspirations
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
A book for encouragement and love besides loneliness in life. Readable for everyone.
Reflections: A Short Story
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...
The
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do you remember the 1950's Department of Natural Resources nightmare film, Them? Do you remember the inarticulate little girl that couldn't say, "ant?" Well, she's back, and now she can't say "tree!!!"
My Punk Rock Mom
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A bitter orphan girl finds both love and her own humanity with her larger-than-life adopted mother.