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The Bully's Last Slurp
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
An Asian American (Hmong) male high school student in a western North Carolina (USA) chemistry lab is bullied by a mean knuckle-dragger. After carefully studying his options, Xeeb plots his revenge. Then a few months later, the window of opportunity opens. Will he execute his vengeful scheme? Approx. 1600 words. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Movie rating: PG-13.
"Family Fake-Out" and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ambitious adult children try to lure wealthy relatives into danger to inherit soonest but the intended victims are aware and have their own plans. A mobster tries to use his family to lure the only witness against him into the open to silence him. A man playing God demands ransom to stop his pious fool tool from killing more innocents at dance clubs.
"Hot Tub Powwow" and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
“Hot Tub Powwow”: Three dead men in a hot tub seem to have shot one another. “A Star Too Bright”: a performer is found murdered in a dressing room as she is seen on TV driving off outside the theater. “Paternal Reaction”: Dad searches for his sons suspected of abducting a toddler. “Mayan Marvel Plan”: The tutor fears two boys are to be used in an occult ceremony very soon. Can he protect them?.
The Apology of Arthur Tresbit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Urban
After landing a highly lucrative job in The City, Arthur Tresbit unwittingly gets caught up in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. But when he tries to extricate himself from the scheme, he inadvertently sets off a chain reaction that causes a global financial catastrophe that cripples the entire system and eventually leads to the destruction of civilisation as we knew it... And for that he's very sorry.
"Funny Fungal Diplomacy" and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Diverse fictional adventures with funny bones. A diplomat’s sudden great weight gain puts her mission in danger. A woman being hassled using look-alikes plays the same game. What might be a boulder - or a spaceship - flies away and the chase it on. The military and industry are interested in what might be a virus that makes clothing dance on its own.
Mysterious Stranger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jack gets publicly dumped, in front of his friends, by his girlfriend Alice, who then walks away with a mysterious stranger. Jack is then a social leper. However, Jack has friends in low places and Jack develops a plan. As the plan develops, Jack finds himself in very deep water, with no choice except to swim as best he can.
Angel at Apogee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Angel at Apogee is an excellently drawn description of two races who must either learn to compromise or face extinction." —Andre Norton
Your Scheming Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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The courtly scion of an ancient Italian family enlists the services of a sassy American con woman to recover a stolen Renaissance painting.
Feet First
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Jemma covets. Gorgeous hair. Designer shoes. Flawless skin. Successful hubby. Convinced the goods bait the boy, she’s goin’ fishin’. But her lacking finances and nonexistent prospects are cramping her style. Desperation and sticky fingers have combined forces, but what now? Originally published in Talking River, Spring 2010.