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The Quiet House
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A young man, fresh out of university, begins to experience bizarre and haunting events in his almost supernaturally quiet London flat.
A Call Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
"A Call Away" is built upon one of my free stories, "Me--Molly," which was my entry in NPR’s Round 10 of their occasional feature, “Three Minute Fiction.” There, the 600-word story had to be written "as a voice-mail message.” It was my first tale with an LGBTQIA theme--in this case, L--and I wanted to explore it in a wider, deeper, more emotional way. Thus, Molly's two-page struggle became 18.
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"Timeout" was my contribution to Round 11 of National Public Radio’s “Three Minute Fiction,” concluded June 9, 2013. Rules: 600 words or fewer; not “inappropriate;” and in which a character finds something he or she has no intention of returning. I wanted to cast the state of our growing economic inequality in more intimate terms.
A Week And A Day In The Lives Of Two Angry Young Men
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Story about two young friends/rivals who haven't seen eachother for some time, meet up again to reminisce about the past and to take part in a local cooking competion. Unknown to one though, hatred and madness has grown within the other. If you read this story, then why not review it. Any review you give it (be it good or bad) is most welcome.
Somewhere in Eastern Oregon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Eastern Oregon is a land of distant horizons, endless sagebrush—and countless stories about the people and places that make the region unique. For more than twenty years, it was Pat Wilkins’ job as an on-the-road TV reporter to track down these stories, to travel the roadways in a quest to capture the character and the history of the dry side of the state. Compiled here is a collection of those ta
Bulletproof Birthday Cake
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Nicholas Blakeman shocks his audience once more with this action packed, crime thriller. Martin, an ex-cop, has built a crew for the perfect crime-- he even has an inside man. What could go wrong... Blakeman shows us the real effect of the crime life in this new short story. So strap in, pull out those reading glasses and prepare to be surprised... over and over.
Visiting Ghosts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Tangerine Publications Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Bomble is dead, Mr Hubbard is dead, but Leo and Toby are very much alive. The psychologist’s behaviour is not entirely ethical, and Ruth is gloriously and wonderfully wicked. Roland finds a surprise in his mother’s wardrobe and the cow-girl finds her way across the bridge. Little wonder that these stories by Judith White won the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Centenary Award in 1988. First published by
Henry Stable
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » General
A Nicholas Blakeman short story. So begins the tale of the unfortunate lad, Henry Stable. A perfect dinner party that seemed quite picturesque in his mind, may have morphed into something less desirable for his guests. Be a butcher, be a baker, because, dear Henry Stable, you can't look much faker. Will the darkness make the dinner that much more delectable? Read and find out...
Military Shorts Pack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This collection of my latest shorts is based around the Techno Thriller genre. They are fast paced, full of action, and extremely detailed. Ranging from the slopes of Suribachi to the fields of West Germany in a fictional 1985 conflict, these stories will keep you engaged and begging for more. And if you want more, let me know. I'll continue the story for you.
Nonfic 1 (Short essays and true stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is a non-fiction collection containing essays and observations. Contents: Happy 50th Anniversary Twilight Zone!, My Co-Dependent Apple Relationship, Iggy And The Stooges, Toronto, June 2010, Turning Forty, Ratdog @ Massey Hall, Toronto, October 29, 2003 - and more. Bonus: Sample of "Robot Town" By David Sloma Bonus: Free Sample of "Robot Town" By David Sloma