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Stepping Out of My Grave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Thirty-six-year-old Jake Mild is run over by an idiot in a tricked-out truck and wakes up standing in an open grave. Figuring he died, he hurries back to his apartment to keep his ex-wife from cleaning him out, but instead sees Sierra, a young girl, walking along the road. Jake discovers he can do cool tricks to help her out of trouble, but things quickly turn deadly. Can he save her?
The Transformation of an Egg: A One-act Play
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short (12-18 min.), comic one-act play, three eggs in a nest discuss their fate. Cast for two women and one man, the clever, light-hearted script is G-rated. No costumes or sets are needed, and movement is minimal. While it is equally funny in large venues, this is the perfect low-budget one-act play for small theaters, clubs, churches, schools and living-room readings.
Love on the Subway: A One-act Play with Monologues
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short one-act play (10-20 min), three strangers stranded on a subway swap stories about the first time they fell in love. The play consists of a brief segment of dialogue, followed by three monologues. It can be performed by 1 woman alone, 3 woman, or 2 women and 1 man. No sets are required, and actors may remain seated, making it an ideal venue for small theaters/performance spaces .
Chercher Les Chanterelles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » General
Calvin Hampson, protagonist from "Friendly Fire", takes a long weekend off in the fall and ends up in California's redwood country. There he meets an attractive marketing consultant from French Canada and they have a series of out-of-body experiences after eating exotic and rare albino chanterelles.
A Most Excellent Love
Price: $2.98 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
Erinnerung
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ein Mann ohne Namen telefoniert mit seiner Frau, so wie jeden Tag. Eigentlich nichts besonderes, aber was so alltäglich erscheint, ist in Wirklichkeit sehr fragil.
Borneo Pulp
Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
At the end of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated as vast industrial forestry complexes were planned in the untouched heart of Borneo. The promoters of one of these, backed by international banks, vied for a share in the rich rewards, heedless of the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples and the natural environment.
Offshore Islands
Price: Free! Words: 129,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Forces driven by market frenzy and the explosion of Internet technologies created phenomenal wealth in virtual money. At the same time inconceivably large sums of money were derived from crime and drugs with criminal organisations laundering their ill gotten gains via the world’s banking and financial institutions. Virtual reality was never so real and never so ephemeral as on offshore islands.
The Short Life and Will of Charlie Wolfe
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this unconventional short story, Charlie Wolfe reflects on his life and writes a will to make sure his most treasured belongings go to the right people.
The Lost Forest
Price: Free! Words: 156,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ennis had no illusions about the risks of such ventures; he sought no challenge, no proof of his own mortality by leaving his body to rot in a dark corner of the humid rainforest. His justification was more down to earth; the search for rare tribal art and antique heirlooms to be sold at a profit in his Paris gallery. But what he discovers in Borneo will shake the science of human origins.
Turning Point
Price: Free! Words: 122,370. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Determined men such as Michael Fitzwilliams, spurred on by the encouragement of compelling political leaders, grasped, like so many others, the chance destiny had suddenly thrust on him, his dream of transforming a relatively unimportant regional bank into a multi-national finance and investment institution with a deserving place in the adrenaline driven heart of the London’s square mile.
Death of a Financier
Price: Free! Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tom Barton arrives in Kovalam, a small tourist resort in the southern Indian state of Kerala. In the Maharaja Palace he finds himself in the company of holiday makers including Stephen Parkly, the CEO of a City bank, and his young wife Emma. Parkly falls gravely ill as his mortgage and investment bank is caught in the financial storm with it’s shares plunging on the London Stock Exchange.
The Suffering of Being Kafka
Price: Free! Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A second volume of short stories and poetry translated from the Hebrew.
Thirty Monologues for Teens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Thirty teen voices - flirting, mocking, musing, some fun, some serious, on subjects as different as loss, texting and (yes) spaceships. Monologues for practice, class, audition and performance from the author of "Monologues for Teens and Twenties". NOTE: Certain of these pieces - based on experiences of actual teens - address difficult issues which may be considered "Adult" by some readers.
Celtic Evil The Fitzgerald Brothers A Celtic Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short holiday story featuring the Fitzgerald brothers as they enjoy their first holiday after being reunited. A humorous look into their lives, snow ball fight and all.
Caesar Americanus
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Written in 1968, this is an excerpt from a play reflecting the playwright’s interest in politics, history, and the dangers of political power, as well as his interest in drama. It is, in part, a thought experiment exploring how power might be seized in the United States with the help of "modern" technology. But, it is mostly a gripping story.
God's Money: A novel based on actual events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Adventure » General
Four fishermen find twenty million dollars on an uninhabited island. Now they have to keep the cash from the drug cartel and pirates who claim it. The setting for this thrill and laugh-a-minute tale is the notorious Palawan Passage in the South China Sea. Based on a true story, so recent that the ending is still in play.
Cardinal Sin: Vanity
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jesse's modeling career is over, she finds herself prideful and not destined for sainthood. A short story in a series of seven deadly sins. Jesse has past turning fifty in a world where only beauty counts. Short Fiction, romance, literary, immigration
A Love that Kills: A daughter's dilemma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A highly respected police sergeant lies in a Rhode Island hospital as his family learns he has inoperable, metastasized cancer. Then, in an unbelievable sequence of events, his daughter goes home, gets her father’s revolver, comes back . . . and kills him with a single bullet! The precedent-setting courtroom drama that follows provides the narrative for this intelligently written novel.
Mind Games
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In Thompson Research Station (TRS),scientists have been working on a semi-syntactic virus called Caryo.32. The virus is a major break through in the battle against several brain diseases. When mentaly ill Anthony Baker is offered the option to take part in medical experiments in Los Angeles he takes the opportunity with both hands; not knowing he puts his life and that of others in great danger.