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Short Stories From A Small Town
Price: Free! Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The author has written three short stories based on people he actually knew while growing up in a small town in North Carolina.
The Awkward Ozarker: A Curious Tale of Self Reinvention in a Scantily Settled Land
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,480. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general
In this witty, wise, heart-warming memoir, Blant Hurt, a fiftysomething flatlander with urban sensibilities, buys a ratty weekend cabin up in the dark heart of the Ozark Mountains. His new wife has a passing familiarity with this rugged area, but still… What are they doing? The stage is set for an unexpected adventure up in the wilds of Izard County, Arkansas.
The Nine Best Short Stories of the 1900s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
An eclectic collection of seminal works by some of the world's greatest writers. Included are two stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and the first draft of the Great Gatsby; Two by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, including one yarn he wrote for royalty; Three by Lovecraft, including the very first Cthulhu Mythos story, and two influential pieces by Catherine Mansfield.
Don’t Take My Sunshine Away: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is a collection of five short stories. The first story illustrates the struggle of a young girl living in the dark, the second story depicts a young girl’s experience of trying to make sense of both life and death, the third story is about self-realization, the fourth story denotes a young funeral director, and the fifth story is about finding love even though it may seem too late.
The Bar of Soap: 31 City Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This collection of short stories covers a wide range of subjects—from homelessness, sex and sports to school and animal stories. Plus, there's a cruel mother-in-law story, a story about a man who saves Manhattan from disaster, a story about faith, and even a story about all unknown writers being the equal of Hemingway. These stories are innovative and unusual, as well as stimulating and humorous.
Creative Biography-A Portfolio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general
Immerse yourself in a plethora of different poetry and short stories, all with a biographical context.
The Day the Music Died
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam, a college freshman, is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
The Last Stubborn Buffalo in Nevada
Series: The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Nathan buys a buffalo for only a dollar. What a deal! Now, what to do with him? The 2,500-pound buffalo can break out of any corral ever built. Nathan has to find some way to keep Thunder from killing someone or being killed.
Human Detritus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
HUMAN DETRITUS is a collection of nine short works about the kind of people we’ve all encountered: a victim. A teacher. A dysfunctional family. A slut and a factory worker. Told with caustic anger and sardonic humor, these are stories of human debris left behind by some and absorbed by others.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.