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50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West
Price: Free! Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Western
Book five of the five book series features the west, where the author and his wife live, and where their '50 States in 50 Weeks Adventure' both began and ended. The journey inspired Kevin to write a short story for each state, and the west bats cleanup with the ten final states.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
Past the Front Door, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
No one has the perfect childhood, but Rose has a childhood that borders bizarre. She struggles to come of age in the shadows of her Native American heritage and under the care of her hippie mother, a woman overwhelmed with the realities of motherhood. This story and others make up Ghost Country: A Novel
Off the Reservation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Fairy Dust, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
The Woman Who Never Cooked
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The American adult woman is featured in this debut collection of stories about love, adultery, marriage, passion, death, and family.
Bad Bayou
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Suzanne LeBlanc was back! With legs as long as any seen in these parts in a long, long time, the nearly six-foot-tall Cajun goddess had come back to collect. Only she knew the secrets that Bad Bayou held. Accompanied by her Swamp Ops team, she was about to reopen old wounds, settle old scores, and forever stir the old backwater haunts of southern Louisiana’s men and beasts.
Where Less Is More
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Flash fiction reigns supreme in this wonderful fifth ebook in the vast LongShortStories Collection by the prolific and delightful short story master, Wayne C. Long. Where Less Is More comprises thirty of his best flash pieces. From the stately one-hundred-word title piece to the creepy “Brown” that weighs in at just under 1000 words, this anthology is a winner.