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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: {{ 1279391876000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Temple, little beauty-queen pro, knows that her mother, Cammie, has spiked drinks of her competitors. Once Cammie even "accidentally" stepped on a child's dress tail and ripped it from the bodice. But tonight is Temple's first contest in her mother's small hometown and Temple will be competing with her first real friend, daughter of one of Cammie's former high-school classmates.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: {{ 1279313698000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In time, Willie will drop from his high on alcohol and self-pity. In time, he will adapt to working for the black man who used to work for him. Bear now owns Willie's heavy-construction business, because of a change in govt. regulations. What Willie will never adapt to though is his x-wife's conning him out of his twin girls.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: {{ 1279135122000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the tradition of Eudora Welty, "Beck and Barn" is an old-timey love story marked by ironic exaggerated devotion. After Barney dies, Becky goes to visit her sister; when she returns, she finds that her no-account "baby" brother has burned her house and with it her only picture of Barn. Now, Beck has something to live for--revenge. But denied that, she will have to settle for a simple I'm sorry.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: {{ 1279043721000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
No longer a Paul-Newman playboy type, who used to leave his family waiting and wondering, Elec now prides himself on "making trades" at the various houses along the rural routes where he works. For instance, at the home of June Bug and Candy, while June Bug is away, Elec talks Candy into giving him her dead mother-in-law's hated chickens. This odd couple breaks Elec of his bad habits.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: {{ 1278963878000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Because of his dignified bearing and good looks, Wilton Norton is viewed as a ladies' man, though he has loved only one lady. Now past his prime, after his wife Ann dies, he misses her. He is alone and growing soft. Then the IRS comes after him, followed by government-placed cougars on his cattle ranch. He would like to best the government just once before he dies. And he does.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: {{ 1278872440000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine that you, like the grandfather in this story, are confined to a wheel chair from which you watch your only grandchild--in this case a boy, "Butch"--repeat your past like a re-wound video. Already emotionally estranged from the child, who is completely in your care, you can only watch and wait and hope the video will end before you are forced to use the pistol next to your right hip.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: {{ 1278780315000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a tale of how a black man in the deep south of the 1950's and 60's became the biggest landowner in all of the region. Or so they say...
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: {{ 1278606102000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minor, a worn-out foxhunter, has been ordered by "the daughter-in-law" to have his old foxhound put down. But first he takes Joe Blow out to the woods where they've hunted for so long for one final hunt. It is there that Minor realizes it's not just the old dog in danger of being "put down."
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: {{ 1278537326000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bethann, a struggling college student, decides to take care of Holly, her evil, manipulative younger sister after their grandmother, who raised them, dies. But Holly is a mess. And en route to Miami after the funeral, Bethann lays down the rules to Holly, while mentally trying to understand what makes Holly tick. If Bethann can figure her out she can fix her. So she thinks.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: {{ 1278448674000 | date:'longDate' }} . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rural mail carrier, Tammy, bumps heads in a nightmare during a rare spring snow storm. Twenty years before, she was kidnapped and shot by a drug addict she met along her route. Now she picks up another stranger along her route and the memories come flooding back. Is she about to be kidnapped and shot again? No, she tells herself, because the odds against it are so great.