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The One: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "The One," a recent college graduate delays entering the real world by forming a drug and sex-fueled relationship with "The One," a boy her age who is nothing what he seems.
Embarkation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Embarkation is the author's attempt to write a normal short story about normal people. He failed.
Lifestyle Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all make choices that govern the course of our lives. But sometimes, the choice may not turn out to be what we think it is....
Another Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr. McInroy claims to be familiar with various addictions, Norse goddesses on motorcycles, and the allure of each. He adamantly asserts that the divine is always with us, whether riding a chariot across the sky, hanging from a cross, or driving the back roads of America in a Dodge Charger Hellcat. His title is stolen from a Stones lyric and his desert land from his novel Army Girl.
The Year of the Stolen Bicycle Tire and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: American English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Year of the Stolen Bicycle Tire and Other Stories is a collection of weird, beautiful literary fiction containing four stories based in the fictional college town of Martinsville, Florida, as well as Athens, Greece, and Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina. The title story concerns a philosophy professor bent on taking revenge against a bike tire thief, who is also one of his students.
Jalapeno Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
Between Black and White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?
Remembering Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A town renames a street, forgetting that the street was already named after a woman who died years ago. But one woman still remembers her. And she just wants to be heard. A short story of 1,200 words, with many free samples.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
So what if you can make stars explode or change the orbits of elemental electrons. Big deal! It may all be very pretty, but is it Art?.
At the Bus Station
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. A young couple arrive in a bus terminal. Both are nervous at their impending separation. We assume it's a sad time for both, but is it? Are they running from a problem, or merely solving it in a different way?
Hotlanta
Series: Southern Girls, Book 3 · Romantic Comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sure, it would be cool to win a Pulitzer Prize, but if you become a writer to impress her, maybe, think again. There are other writers out there, writing excellent novels like, "The Truth," and winning Nobel prizes. So, if I am still in love with her, I am out of excuses. A mini-novelette.
No Time To Die
Series: mystery · An Ollie Reed Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A murder case getting harder to solve every minute—just the way detective Ollie Reed didn't like it. Plus, he had to deal with curvy Sally Derivadose—his client—the main suspect.
The Snake-Bearer
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
The Barkhouse Five
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Award-winning author PD Cacek presents five never before published stories, each based on a theme she presented in her Barkhouse Writing Workshop. Enjoy these finely-spun tales by a modern master of the craft.
Alpenglow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Spring awakens new feelings in everyone, every season, regardless of whether you're a child watching Star Wars for the first time or a senior in college preparing to graduate. Brennan falls into the latter category. Here, he tries to figure out what his feelings towards his best friend, Chris, mean in relation to the romantic relationships everyone else expects him to be able to pursue.
The Story of Albert Ross
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
'The Story of Albert Ross' tells the tale of a simple man who spends the vast majority of his time in front of his TV. It is delightfully dark, occasionally witty, oddly enchanting and brings new meaning to the term 'the power of television'. It's hard to say much more without spoiling the fun of reading it, so just get on with it and download it right now.
A Shiny Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. An elderly woman is last seen on a soggy, dreary day by two of her neighbors who are playing checkers on a porch. Neither of the men ostensibly know her all that well. But maybe one knows her better than he lets on. A young family comes to town a few days later looking for the woman, and they're even less familiar with her than the men are.
The Blue Train To Heaven
Series: Short Reads · Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
An Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A celebrity power couple adopts a Cambodian child. But what is really going on? A short story of 3,300 words, with samples from 6 other short stories. This story appears in the collection "Short Lives," available here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/482360
Political Cartoons
Series: comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Like a character in a Joseph Conrad novel looking for someone in Africa, finding him, and having the guy say, “The horror. The horror.” That was Ricky's experience with politics.

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