Books tagged: short story

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Journal Of Someone From Nowhere
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Journal Of Someone From Nowhere is a story of misconceptions and random moments in the narrators life. They are someone who has gone through pain and happiness and everything in between is talked about throughout. Journal of Someone is a story that is meant to let you make your own assumptions. In other words the unconventional story that you probably didn't know you wanted.
Christmas in the Trenches, 1914: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve, 1914. Young Private O'Malley and his comrades on the war front stare-down a group of approaching German soldiers singing Silent Night. Is there enough Christmas magic in the air which would allow the weary soldiers a brief respite from the ravages of war on the holiest of nights?
The Dawning of Dexter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dexter Murfee Nettleson is an odd chap, always happy, always sunny and bright. He's the sort to shop for smiles, grins, giggles and belly laughs, all so he can give them away.
Kelpie Snow: A Paranormal Romantic Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fairy tales
So how DOES a kelpie, an ex-assassin high school librarian, Santa Claus, the Flying Dutchman and the Krampus wind up going toe-to-toe with a Martian Expeditionary Force in a highly unidentifiable flying gravy bowl? Why don't you grab a copy of this book and see for yourself?
Revelation
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A short story by Ian Conrardy. This story details a short journey of the mind taken by a man tasked with understanding the true meaning of a particular abstract painting.
The Boy Next Door
Price: Free! Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The boy next door was sculpted and crafted to perfection with a washboard stomach and arms I fantasized about. Ash Jenkins carried himself with confident maturity. Intelligent. Caring. Attentive. Strong. There was only one problem: he was seventeen... And I was thirty-three.
Ner Li
Pre-release—available December 14, 2016. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
It's the holiday season and as usual Ari is feeling left out. He doesn't celebrate Christmas or even put up a tree. Generally he's fine with that, but it does mean he doesn't get to participate in all the holiday cheer happening around him. All he wants is someone to spend Hanukkah with, but so far the only company he has is his dog, which means another season of being overlooked and alone.
Words Burned to Flame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
James returns to Addieville to finish what Mr. Turner started years ago when the old boneshaker burned his books and set half the town aflame. James returns to recover Mr. Turner's runes and so link his bloodline to that of a cursed family whose study of an ancient and lost alphabet doomed them to suffering and pain. But to James, such a curse is a small cost to pay to bury a dead town’s bones.
Onion
Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
I was running from them, really fast. Any minute, I was half-expecting to wake up, but it wasn't happening. I could hear the husky, frustrated growl of the shepherd and see the red flashlight beams cutting off my escape just ahead. I had gotten rid of my bracelet and that's what set them off.
The Sevarine Sidestep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Australian English. Published: December 4, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What do you do when your brother betrays you, and you end up on another world, in the employ of a company whose recruiting methods leave a lot to be desired? Well, I guess you keep your head down, while you try to figure out a way to get back home. And I sure miss home, right now.