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10 Days
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Live each day as if it were you're last never had more meaning than on the 11th day before he expired. He had 10 days to live and only God knew how he was going to spend them. Reuben personally didn't have a clue, he was too busy dying inside, wondering how this had happened to him...
Looking for Bianca: a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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.
It Could Happen Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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.
The Sticks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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.
Survivors
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Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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From the 2013 upcoming "Insights" anthology of short stories come a Christmas tale. One of a family fractured, of love, reconciliation and forgiveness.
Sure Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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).
Taint on Religion
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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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.
The Tweener
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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The simplicity of small town life comes to a grinding halt when two young boys encounter a stranger in the woods.
Xanadu Collision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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.
Thoughts Left Unsaid
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Hear, O
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
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In paraphrase of famous lines: And the old man lived with no other thought/ Than to love and be loved by Thee.
The Thrashing of Charley Little
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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.
Summerland
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Saying goodbye is never easy. Summerland is the place Nick gets one last look at the ones he loves, getting a surprising sign that the time to go has come.
Within the Silence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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“My master can do anything he wishes to his property; use me in any way that pleases him, even deprive me of life. But he cherishes me. Everything I am is of his making.” A master’s treatment of his pampered slave is challenged. A slave’s devotion is tested as the wheels of memory begin to turn. Long-hidden truths are revealed. Is it a gain or a loss? 16,000 word character study. Mature topics.
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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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.
The Fragments of Olivia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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This is a story I wrote about Olivia. She is broken...
The Road to Tucson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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The love of his life was killed by a drunk driver. Devastated, he set out afoot to disappear into the American desert. The Universe, however, had other ideas for him.
Devil - a Charles "The Solver" Splints case
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Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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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.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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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.
The Rest Of Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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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.