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Terfarim the Frumious: a short story by Joe Pan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A magical realism tale touching upon corporate greed, colonialism, environmentalism and responsibility. Harry Solomon, a corporate shark, jumps at the opportunity to turn a South Pacific island into a playground resort. Cutting corners to bring Solarium to fruition, he undermines the locals and their government and spoils the pristine coastline. But Harry is soon forced to reconcile his misdeeds.
Rod and Staff: A Short Story by R.S. Guthrie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After the death of his estranged, teenage son, a man returns to the mountain stream of his beloved Wyoming to reconcile with a God he has long since forsaken. This is a story of staggering loss---of the guilt, anguish, and disbelief a parent feels when a wedge is driven between them and their son or daughter. It is a story of the irrevocable profoundness of loss when a child dies.
The Dictionary Writer by Walter Rice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this story of literary suspense, all the English dictionaries in the world disappear, and the chief burden to write a new dictionary in a hurry falls on a quiet word-loving professor named Benbrook. He's never faced such a challenge, but after a rough start he answers the call with startling dexterity.
Waaraan denkt u? by Django Mathijsen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 5, 2011 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Als een vreemdeling de forensen op het perron aanspreekt, raakt een politicus zodanig in verwarring dat hij de verkeerde trein pakt. Wat bezielt hem en wat zullen de gevolgen zijn? Genomineerd voor de Piet Paaltjensprijs 2011.
Comedy of Horrors (Cities of the Dead) by William Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Familiarity breeds contempt, and after sixteen years, Jessica had grown tired of her husband and divorced him for a new model. But when the zombie apocalypse strikes, she realizes how his calm, steady, ordinariness is just what she always needed in her life. Now, if she can only get to him in time. This is the eleventh story in the series. Come back each week until March for another tale.
Detroit Motor City (Cities of the Dead) by William Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Keyshawn had grown up with a dad he rarely saw, and a mother he rarely saw sober, so he had embraced life as a low-level street thug because it offered a life he could understand. The day the zombies overran Detroit caught him by total surprise, as did the living arrangement that would change his heart. This is the thirteenth story in the series. A new story is released each week until March.
He Doesn't Belong: a short story by Heather Justesen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new life.
Fight Club (Cities of the Dead) by William Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Garth and his friends had escaped to a vacation cabin in the woods after initially failing to halt the onslaught of the undead. They spent the winter honing their skills with swords and are eager to see if they can make a dent in the zombie apocalypse and maybe restart civilization. This is the fourteenth story in the series. A new story releases each week in the first months of 2012.
The Road Warriors by William Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Australian city of Perth falls to the zombies, Duncan, Katrina and Gannon make their way out in search of a sanctuary. But the abandoned towns they pass through on the way foreshadow a different end to their journey. This is the 15th story in the series.
Flatbed Ford by Ian W. Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Franklyn is going to California. He will work at a gas bar and start going out to auditions. It's midday and mid-summer in Kansas when a girl in a flatbed Ford slows down to take a look at him.
Eula Shook by Grant Jerkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eula Shook is for those who appreciate a good Southern Gothic. What a writer! He had me hanging on each and every word. What a story! —Kathy L. Murphy, The Pulpwood Queens Book Club
Walnoten by Carien Touwen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: Dutch. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sarah gaat ieder jaar op vakantie naar de Moezelstreek in Duitsland. Maar dit jaar is ze voor het eerst helemaal alleen en loopt ze totaal verloren langs het water. Een kort verhaal over verdriet, eenzaamheid en afscheid nemen.