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The Good News
By Linda Swift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A Speculative Fiction short... An elevator filled with tourists stops during a power failure and a small boy's life hangs in the balance when his arm becomes caught. Above ground, unaware of the consequences, a young man is trying to return power to the elevator while a man and woman race against time to stop him. Who will win? Who will lose?
Bad People/Ugly Lives
By Edward Sloan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,360. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The corruption and criminal malfeasance that masquerades as law. An accurate description of the cocaine trade, and the dual role played by the participants real and believable as told by a man with experience. Psychological analysis that puts the reader into the heads of those involved: ammunition, greed, lust, violence, revenge, hope and motivation. An underlying transcendental theme: Reparation
The Secrets They Kept
By Joanne Tombrakos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,640. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Every family has its secrets. Elena Poulous knew that, but she never thought her Greek-American family was like everybody else’s, not until the Saturday morning the police knock on her door and inform her of the death of Yannis Poulous, a man she had never heard of, a man who has listed her as his next of kin.
The Transformation
By Forester de Santos
Series: Writing Practice, 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This short story deals with the coping, the frustration and the nightmares of an engineer after a chemical plant explosion.. This short story deals with post-traumatic stress, the fears and the anger and the memory loss... And it also deals with the abandonment by those who supposedly love... The story also deals with the fact that one must want to be really healed in order to be really healed...
Idol Hands
By Cynthia Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
0.25 star(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Tara spent two years as the "secret girlfriend" of Aidan Forrest - who just happened to be a part of the biggest boy band in the world, Idol Hands. He broke her heart, leaving behind a secret that Tara has never shared. Fourteen years later, she's determined to get him back.
All Great Neptune's Ocean
By Troy D. Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A Thriller short... An investigative reporter gets on the wrong side of a mobster and pays the ultimate price. Thought to be dead, he seeks revenge in the only way left to him. He goes after the one person most important to the “boss.” Will revenge be satisfying? Will it provide the ending Charles seeks?
See You 'Round the Square
By Berry and Croft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
See You 'Round the Square depicts six friends living in Portsmouth, NH experiencing unforeseen economic challenges, personal obstacles and triumphs in their daily lives.
Second Chances
By Maria Savva
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
James has a top job, dream house, two healthy children, and a wife who always stands by him. These things, James can rely on, until one day, when everything changes, and he realises that he has spent so long looking towards the future, that he has neglected the present. Pamela has taken their two children and left him, leaving nothing but a brief note. How far will James go to save his marriage?
The sirens' strain
By Andrea Adriani
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
A man blindfolded and tied up to a ship mast. Two companions at the oars. The boat of life, rather than a sturdy hull, seems more likely as a wreck without sails and helm, floating on a sea out of space and time, in a distressing and motionless drift towards far-off and unreachable dockings, different for each of the three seamen.
The Treadmill
By Andrea Adriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The Roman Province of Judaea, Anno Domini XXXIII. The main character, a demon, acts as a puppeteer who pulls the strings of the other characters. They are the unaware spectators and actors of an evanescent show, which references to a plausible historical reality and eventually compels the reader to get lost in the maze of a metaphysical symbolism.
Promises
By Wendi Sotis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 157,440. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy meet as children. Over the years, their feelings for each other grow and promises are made, but unfortunate circumstances keep them apart. Will misunderstandings and mistaken impressions divide Elizabeth and William forever?
The Lawyer
By Andy Marlow
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jonathan is a powerful, successful lawyer, with a six-figure salary and a beautiful wife. Yet when she unearths a ghost from the past, he finds himself re-evaluating his entire existence. This short story is a tale of hope, which shows that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.
The Downloading of Adrian Squire
By Catherine Pearce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It seems that Adrian Squire has the perfect life: a high-flying city job, a lovely house in the country, an adoring wife in Georgie and three beautiful children. Things start to unravel, though, when his employer decides he can do without Adrian after many years of faithful service and use several lower-paid people instead, and he is sacked...
Lover, Husband, Father, Monster – Book 2, His Story
By Graeme Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told in two voices, a powerful tale of love, deception and shattered dreams as a well-meaning marriage collapses, rushing toward a chilling climax. In Book 2, His Story, Stuart gives his quite different view of events as his marriage to Jennifer falls apart. Who is right? Who is wrong? How does it come to such a tragic finish? A vengeful end that leaves the reader breathless.
Locked In
By Sue Verrochi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A woman begins to fall in love with her rescue dog. (Short Fiction)
What Keeps A Stone From Falling Apart
By Arn Lou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
How do you deal with a past that you cannot handle? What do you do with your life? Do you fall apart? Do you become an artist? Do you go into therapy? Or do you just go berserk?
Xanadu Collision
By Nicholas Sheffield
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(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.
Milo
By K.G. Deloas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
For Memorial Day weekend, an electrical engineer, who suffers from allergies, visits his troubled brother to help him sort through his life. When he leaves, he carries with him in a cooler one of his brother's responsibilities: Milo, a mango-colored cat probably destined for the pound -- or euthanasia. Milo may seem like an ordinary cat, but may hold a special gift.
Refugees: A Short Story of Survival
By Sean Sweeney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.00 from 1 review)
They were coming, and no one could stop them. The Yellowstone Caldera has exploded, and survivors who fled the devastation made their way east. Cities such as Atlanta, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. prepared for their arrival. It meant rationing – and rational thought. People on both sides would face tests of their nerve and resilience.
Sold Souls-Chained Existences
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 24. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
The souls have been sleeping all over the place in one large drawing room and adjoining three cabins.