Books tagged: short adult fiction

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Fields Of Grain
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A man gets high on crack and is instrumental in the cold blooded murder of old couple, he gets the death sentence, but even though he walks down the halls of death row, he has found life in an old and worn Bible, and unexpected gift from an old sick minister who himself is soon to walk toward death. **please review this book** Thank you so much.
Heart Of A Lawman
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00)
Young John Shay leaves his home in Kentucky to go west. He runs into trouble as he makes the journey. He finds his calling as he observes the injustice of a lawless land, he joins with an old sheriff in Wyoming territory to bring murderers to justice six gun style. **Please review this book**
First Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
On his first operational assignment with his unit, the scouts of B Company, Larian must overcome inexperience and his own fear and uncertainty to get the information his Regiment needs to emerge victorious against the Mar Tabban, arch-enemy of the Citizens' Army. First Blood is a 3,500 word short story. Includes Bonus Story - Falling Softly.
We Were Children
Price: Free! Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories with sharp edges and dark corners, 'We Were Children' is an experiment in genre and style from author Matthew Morgan. These tales range from a cemetery in Paris to an inner-city flat that won't let its tenant go, from a man with no memory of himself to a couple's complicated relationship with time.
The Bathroom Book of Romance - Book One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
This compilation, the first in a series of books with short stories, is short enough to read over a cup of tea or coffee, or whenever you have some time to yourself, yet long enough to bring a tear to your eye or a smile to your face. In fact some people call them “bathroom stories” as that might be the only place you get five minutes peace and quiet to yourself.
When Morning Comes (Part of the Paranormal Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Horror » General
When Morning Comes discusses human relationships from the perspectives of the main protagonist of the story, the old woman, who finds the detachment of her daughters, distressful. There is intensity and feeling as the old woman yearns desperately for the love of her family, but finally decides to leave matters the way they are when she is cajoled by Death to explore the realm of the other world.
Souls of Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.56)
This illustrated book shows exactly what can happen when you take three very different horror, fantasy and sci-fi writers, dismember their work, and then fiendishly stitch it back together in the form of an anthology of their compiled short stories. A contorted mixture of sinister sci-fi horror, ghostly goings on and true-life terror, carefully combined within the cover of this book.
The Pale Shovel - Death in 100 Words
Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.33)
A 100 word story in which the instrument of death, the pale horse of the apocalypse, is represented as a shovel that serves as a tool and a weapon that ultimately doles out righteous karmic retribution and moves on.
The Three Hares (a short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00)
Driving his van home across the moors one night, Dylan finds his way blocked by three white hares. Entranced by these mystical creatures, he is soon swept away by a moorland legend.
Turquoise Naugahyde
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Insomnia as archaeology. Archaeology as memory. Objects as markers. Reality as unreality. What is sleep? What is dream? This piece of short fiction will steal you away from the "real" world, intrigue and perhaps inspire a little digging of your own.