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Just Looking (A Sorrento Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Just Looking was a top 5 finalist in the 2013 Best Indie Book Awards in short fiction. The day has arrived when Alice can no longer live on her own. She forgets to take her meds, and she was caught feeding teabags to her cat Bella. Her long suffering daughter, Karen, delivers her to a Sorrento Retirement Facility, but getting her to stay will be a battle of wills.
String of Pearls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When an elderly neighbor near their Staten Island home is robbed while in hospital Razor and Edge Investigations spring into action. Anxious to right a wrong they soon discover the thief is too close to home. Another Razor and Edge mystery, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the 21st century.
The Cellar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
The Vicar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Reverend Adam Rankin the new Vicar made his way through the suburban streets introducing himself to his latest congregation. However is he what he seems?
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
Harvesting Organs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
The Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Urban
(4.67)
A short story about an elderly man in a suit going through a day.
The Gift of a Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Dot Leeds watches her friend, Brian Saber carried from his bed in the nursing home late one night, she decides to wait for his return. His story of fighting aliens in deep space seemed impossible. But maybe not. The origin story of how Dot and Captain Brian Saber meet. Science fiction with a human touch.
The Future of Mankind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The old man walks from his porch to his mailbox every afternoon. He grabs the junk mail, reads the newspaper, and watches the future of mankind pass by in a crowded school bus.
One More Time, Pet Project
Series: One More Time, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
This is the third installment of the One More Time serial. Sam and Elsie have made huge strides to close the doors of their past and open up a new door for them both to walk through. The house is turning out wonderfully, and both agree a pet is in order. That is where agreement ended, and their first hurdle began. Sometimes, the smallest things can cause the biggest rifts.