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Pardon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
Knowing that he’s about to be taken back into the foster care system, Kevin Jackson runs away to live on the streets. He sees himself as the outcast anyway, because his brother and sister are the perfect ones while he’s always struggled. Things go well to start with, but he soon learns firsthand how dangerous the streets can be.
Lie Like a Dog
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sandy breaks a neighbor's window with a water balloon. He lies to his mother and tells her that he heard the neighborhood bully outside his window. The bully threatens to lie Sandy down like a dog. Friendly intervention saves Sandy, but not from his mother's chagrin and disappointment.
Trick or Treat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angela's strange cousin, Kurt, puts the trick in Trick or Treat by taking her to collect candy in July. As she goes from house to house, without disguise, she dances, hops and mugs her way into a bag of candy. When she wants to go home, Kurt refuses. He insists that she finish the block. When he abandons her, Angela finds her way home and discovers a new sense of self.
The Scribe June 2017
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
He Shot Himself in the Foot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael goes with his friend, Danny, on a daybreak mission. They are going to pick up Danny's rifle from Phillip Pfeiffer. On their way back, Danny aims the gun at Michael but shoots himself in the foot instead. It is the start of Michael's decision to end the friendship and take his destiny into his own hands.
Coup de Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miranda drives to meet her deadbeat ex-husband after eight years of no word. She plans to tell him all that she has felt about his betrayal. When she faces him across the coffeeshop table, he stops her in her tracks by what he offers her.
Bugged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kevin returns to his car after a high school forensics tournament to find a giant locust sitting on the dashboard. After attempts to extricate it, Kevin drives home and tells his father that he can't remove the bug. His father is not impressed by Kevin's cowardice. Irate, Kevin's father tosses out the grasshopper. When his father moves menacingly toward the insect, Kevin steps in front of him.
Picky Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alan volunteers to attend to a mute old man with tongue cancer. Inspired by the loss of his sister to leukemia, Alan vows to give Picky Walker comfort and consolation. Discouraged by the bleakness of Picky's life and alarmed by the news that Picky is an ex-con, Alan struggles to find compassion. His ambivalence leads to devastating feelings of not being there for Picky.
Kiss or Kill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Egan lives by his own life axiom, which he calls Egan's Law. If he thinks or speaks disparagingly about a person he sees in public, he will find that person sharing his personal space. While attending a lecture by a renowned spiritual teacher, Egan spots a disheveled, surly man whom he dubs Ichabod. The reverberations of transgressing Egan's Law bring harrowing results.
Guilty Hearts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
A in-depth non-fiction exploration of romance between prison inmates on the inside and romantic women who fall in love with t hem.