Books tagged: short story fiction

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The Myths of Living
Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Two short stories based in mythology that explore the intersections between the past and the present and between life and death.
The Foreseer
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a fictional short story about a young girl who learns about her gift of foresight. While the runes technically start with the F rune, this story was the first that came to my muse for translation. Anei will overcome a painful initiation and learn the history of her destiny as a Rune Messenger.
The Dragon of Borvoli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
It takes a lot of bravery to fight a dragon. So imagine how brave the nine year old Boult is when he takes his father’s sword and enters the barrow near his home where tales say the dragon lives—the dragon that has been terrorising their village. Yet not all is as it seems in this atmospheric historical fantasy short story. Boult discovers that men can be worse monsters than creatures of legend.
Seek the Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » General
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Jill finds herself in the dark, wading in a wet pool of God-knows-what. She remembers very little about her abduction, let alone the man who kidnapped her. What she does know is that she's not alone in here, wherever here is... Will she find herself trapped in the dark forever, or will she seek the light, and discover the truth of her black prison? [PG-13: L/V]
Of Wars & Weddings
Price: Free! Words: 20,820. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The United States is gone. Society has collapsed. But family still remains. Four siblings come together to celebrate a wedding. But it's not that simple; with family it never really is. There's hate. There's revenge. There's ambition. There's a thirst for conquest. Separated by distance and their ideals what will happen when they reunite?
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
SYMPHONiCity 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(Short Serial Fiction) After Audrey Parker receives a mysterious package from Beckerstein Jewelers, she has a dilemma. Should she keep the sparkly surprise within the elegant box, or give it back? Then, when hot airline pilot Clay McBaine wisks her off for a little getaway, Audrey comes face to face with the one person she never thought she’d meet…
Two Tales for Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Two Christmas-y short stories — "Nativity" and "Nolan McGarry: Space Hobo."
In Search of David
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Something strange has happened in the small city of Seabrook, Texas. After what seems to be a disastrous earthquake, a girl finds her best friend missing, and a strange soldier dying on her apartment floor. The soldier gives her a weapon and a warning before dying, and soon it becomes apparent that something much, much bigger than an earthquake has happened.