Books tagged: stranger

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B.I.T.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man with a life-altering, gene-hacking virus must decide whether to accept his new existence, or try to regain his old identity. As often happens, we must wonder: what are we willing to give up to be cured? (BIT is a VERY SHORT sci-fi flash story, and is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind.")
After The Mist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A perilous adventure leeched onto the lives of Mike and Maggie, soon hurls them toward the chaotic depths of pure evil.
Stranger
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Here he is again. I don't want to embarrass myself but I really am curious about him. Everyday, every time I wait for Bom before heading to work, he's always there just a few steps away from me. At first, I just ignored his presence. Bom and I are working at an advertising agency. He started to capture my attention and interest after Bom told me about it.
Η Ξένη
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: Greek. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Tο ενδιαφέρον μου για τους ξένους είναι υποκειμενικό. Παραδέχομαι πως δεν μπορώ στ΄ αλήθεια να αγαπήσω ή έστω να ενδιαφερθώ για ξένους αν πρωτίστως δεν γίνουν οικείοι μέσω κάποιας διαπλοκής ή κάποιου είδους έλξης.
Raise the Dead
Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
*(Caution: If you are prone to nightmares do not select this title)* - MATURE CONTENT - Desperate to clear his client, an attorney solicits the supernatural talents of a spiritualist in order to gain access to a deceased witness, but in the process, pays an unusual price.
The Watch
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
After her mother's suicide in 1870, Marie Lancater is sent to live with her aunt and uncle on their Rhode Island estate. Even in mourning she must always remain calm and well-mannered, as her future and marriage prospects would fall to pieces if society believed she was prone to madness like her mother. And she manages well enough – until the strange man begins appearing beneath her window.
Drifter’s Honor “The Catamount Conflict”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A Stranger wanders into a small town and saves two lives—using his gun. Sentenced to community service, he is drawn into the local problem—huge, predatory feral hogs. After becoming the head of the eradication effort, he faces down every challenge, including killing the King Hog, “Negro Diablo.” Soon, it becomes a duel of honor between the Hog Killer and the King Hog. Can man conquer nature?
Five Stories for the Dark Months
Price: Free! Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
Five dark fantasy and horror stories, all written in 2011 and 2012. Under Glass: horror (mirrors); Warmth in Winter: fantasy (ghosts, spies, soldiers); Sans Merci: fantasy (coffee, betrayal); Over the River: fantasy/paranormal (Halloween); Boon: Horror (zombies, apocalypse, Thumbelina). Cover image: "Window," by Lucrecia Beatrice (www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=24701)
Pearl's Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
Pearl knew the diner needed a few repairs. At seventy-one, she couldn’t keep up with them all on her own. Posting a help wanted sign in the front window failed to deliver a handyman—until Jack Randall arrived. His positive attitude renewed her enthusiasm for her business. But could he repair the broken relationship between mother and daughter before it was time to move on?
The Worst Thing
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
A short story. At three in the morning George is woken up by a knock at the door. It's a stranger; his car has broken down and he needs to call for a ride. George let's him in. It's an act of kindness that he will come to regret.