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Taint on Religion
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
After experiencing tragedies that lead her to a checkered life, Natasha has decided to go on the path to redemption. There is promise with her membership at Reverend Jamison’s church. When discoveries are accidentally made, does Natasha stay mum about what she’s learned or does she place a taint on religion? (short story) Disclaimer: Deals with adult situations.
Looking for Bianca: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Looking for Bianca is contemporary narrative fiction telling the story of Tara, who is struggling to come to terms with the death of her sister. Tara travels to an Italian garden her sister also visited, looking to connect with her sister's memory and hoping it will help her begin to heal.
Sure Fire
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An anxious mother contemplates the life and choices of her troubled teenage son on the day of the Black Saturday bush fires in country Victoria (Australia).
It Could Happen Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Heart Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The struggle of a mother to free herself from the tyranny of a man she once loved, but now threatened her peace of mind, her life and the life of her children.
A Most Excellent Love
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Few people are privileged to possess one life-long friendship that endures through heartache, separation,and economic depression,as well as happier times. Rebecca Heyward was blessed to have two such relationships; a childhood friend and the love of her life. Follow her travels and adventures growing up near Charleston, S.C. in the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s. Sometimes it is possible to go home
The Sticks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Percy wants to be as far away as possible from the place that has been the source of his troubles all his life. But to his disappointment, he finds himself in the last place he expected. And a chance encounter with a redneck and a stubborn hound dog aren’t helping, either. That is… until they do. This short story imagines that, perhaps, very big things can happen in very small moments.
Un mucchio di parole
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Un romanzo lungo e scorrevole, che immerge in un mondo in cui istinto, ragione e genialità sono divisi e allo stesso tempo coesi: adatto a chi ama il film "INTO THE WILD", il viaggio senza meta, la ricerca di un senso della vita. L’idea alla base del libro è la natura umana focalizzata sul contrasto tra opposti: istinto e ragione, scappare e rimanere, godere dell'attimo e pensare sempre al futuro.
The Inelegant Universe
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A baker's dozen of stories about wives, lovers, mothers, publishers, teachers, petty criminals, pigeons, and fossils of flesh and stone, with settings ranging from the towering Sierra Nevada to the flatlands of Indiana.
The Bandaged Man
You set the price! Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
We all have secrets... The bandaged man’s chest rose and fell as the parentless brother and sister watched and waited. They waited for his secrets to be known, to discover why this hideously bandaged form had stumbled onto their dry and dying land. They waited to uncover why he carried a gun stained with blood. They waited for him to wake and walk and talk and free them from their misery.
Survivors
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From the 2013 upcoming "Insights" anthology of short stories come a Christmas tale. One of a family fractured, of love, reconciliation and forgiveness.
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.
Xanadu Collision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sierra is charged with managing the closure of a cryogenics center - a place where dead people are suspended in the hope that a future civilization will revive them. Only Sierra is part of that future civilization, and technology hasn't progressed enough. She goes about her grim task with impassiveness until she stumbles across an intriguing file, and makes the fatal mistake of reading it.
The Tweener
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The simplicity of small town life comes to a grinding halt when two young boys encounter a stranger in the woods.
Un chien enragé
Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: French. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Une fiancée perd sa bague, un homme le contrôle de son bateau, une baby-sitter à l'air rangé a une autre vie, des enfants viennent hanter une mère et sa nouvelle famille, un type se fait détrousser par un couple en Amérique latine, un chien enragé pourrit le dimanche d'un vétérinaire et un campus dégénère... Recueil de nouvelles où le drame n'est jamais loin du rire.
Thoughts Left Unsaid
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
David and Phil, friends since college, have recently had rough patches in their marriages, including an affair. Though they’ve never been the type to discuss intimate personal problems, David feels the need to unburden himself to Phil. As they play pool and have a few beers, David recounts recent events in his life while wondering how much, if anything, he should tell his friend.
Devil - a Charles "The Solver" Splints case
Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story follows one of the cases placed into the capable hands of ex-cop Charles Splints. Though his past has been tarnished there are still those that know him to be the best, and this case shows just how much he has managed to keep his stride in tact.
The Rest Of Me
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In his second short-story installment Matthew Farrington again tackles issues of family, abuse, madness and the inherent competing human desires of surrender and survival. Part of the bulk of a larger work, The Rest of Me showcases Farrington’s shrewd talent for breaking through traditional barriers in fiction writing, concisely displaying the raw emotion of his subject in brief and moving prose.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Cold Comfort in a Warm Climate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two old friends in their sixties, one an architectural historian dying of cancer, tour Egypt with unpleasant results for all concerned.
The Thrashing of Charley Little
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For five intolerable years, Thomas Max never knew who raped his young wife. On a bright Sunday morning, sitting in the very chair she in which she died, the truth was cast upon him as certain as her fading shadow. An angry black man begins his short journey to revenge, taking the law and his life into his hands.

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