Books tagged: mainstream short stories

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Life Knots
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Greek slaves to grieving grocery shoppers, everyone has a life knot or two to struggle through. Join a man who meets a talking dog, a prostitute who witnesses Houdini's murder, a painter committed to painting just one neighborhood,and more. Contains “The Grocery Zoo Story”, “Observe, If You Will...”, “One Place”, “Never His Sword”, and "The Rock.
Our Time Together
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
While sitting at his father's deathbed, a man reminisces about a hunting trip that he had taken with his dad, and hero, many years before. It is then he comes to understand just how meaningful that hunting trip really was. Our Time Together is also a part of the mainstream collection Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories.
Drinking Problem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Six year old Amy Burkett was killed by Colen Locklear, a drunk driver. Her family is in mourning, trying to cope with the devastating loss. The Locklears, old money rich and powerful, have closed ranks around Colen, and blocked all attempts at justice. But Colen is about to realize a hard brand of justice - the ultimate cure for his "Drinking Problem."
Kate's Funeral
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You set the price! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A young woman finds herself in the middle of her own funeral service and discovers that in death, much like in life, there are big decisions to make. With time running out, she hopes the choices that she makes turn out to be the right ones. Kate's Funeral is also a part of the mainstream collection Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories.
Fading Jump Shot
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You set the price! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Kent Weber loves the game of basketball. The next chapter in his life is to play at the college level. However, when he discovers his parents are divorcing, his passion for the game quickly fades away. Feeling abandoned, Kent turns to a drug-fueled life of self-destruction that leads him down a path of dark and life-changing consequences.
The Old Writer and the Hungry Squirrels
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You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ian McAllister is an old writer who has lost his creative drive. He wants desperately to regain his prolific status among the world’s best-selling authors. When his muse returns and presents him the ability to write for an exchange of his soul, a resurrected career looks hopeful for the aging scribe. However, his newly found inspiration has a grim effect on him, and the rest of the world.
The Good Neighbor
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You set the price! Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A brittle and downtrodden man who cannot get ahead in life contemplates a neighborhood massacre. The Good Neighbor is also a part of the mainstream collection Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories.