Books tagged: suburbia

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The Carrion Trap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
Frank's garage is filled with unfinished dreams. His latest project, a crow catcher, is designed to trap the black carrion eaters that are ruining his garden and disrupting his life. Roger, his neighbor and friend is worried though, that the project is taking a greater toll than even he could imagine.
Ashley Alert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
From "Matters Familiar." A small girl, suffocating in the growing culture of fear around her, struggles to take the high ground.
Frankie & Formaldehyde
Price: Free! Words: 33,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.33)
Frankie works at the Happy Restful Sanitorium, a housing facility for those who choose to keep their loved ones around long after their death. With so many hungry bodies around, life is difficult—Especially when Frankie’s husband, George, somehow becomes infected. Frankie soon discovers that hiding an illegal zombie isn’t as easy as she’d thought.
Suburbia
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00)
Suburbia strips away the shiny, clean veneer of suburban life exposing a layer of deceit and sin that has existed for centuries.
Turning Page, Falling Sand
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A collection of original poems about human nature, American culture, and life in general. These poems wrestle with issues that can tear a person apart. "Turning Page, Falling Sand" is about finding peace in the midst of chaos, and faith in the face of apostasy.
The Drill
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Benjamin McKeever knows the drill. Just get a fake house, a fake car, and a fake job, shrink-wrap them together, and call it your pretend life. But today his duplicity reveals the stale air trapped in the bubble wrap of his soul, and he's forced to free himself-- and anyone who gets in his way-- from the drill once and for all.
No Plan for Chaos
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Goblins emerged from the Faerie Realm into the Real World in the most unexpected manner: drifting in on the breeze, settling on rooftops, in the trees, in the road. In this world filled with unfamiliar dangers, Skeezix the Goblin discovers the key to the Goblins’ survival in the unlikeliest of places: a discarded cup of diet cola. (a short novel by Elizabeth Ann Pierce)
Beechmont Riffs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Beechmont Riffs" is a story based on facts that occurred in a wealthy middle class Westchester community in 1989. Here, in the lap of secure suburban society -- the American ideal-- a bizarre, horrifying murder took place. Heyward, an ersatz private eye, sets out to solve the crime. Heyward is family man, and former legal aid defender. Now he solves crimes and cuts the grass.
Pinkerton Dwarf, P.I. - Case File 001: Renault
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the tall, red-haired woman walked into Grady's Bar and Grill on that dark and stormy night, newly-licensed private investigator, Pinkerton Dwarf knew at a glance that she wasn't the date he was waiting for. He didn't know that Monica Renault would turn out to be his first official client, or that his date had gone awry before it even began. (a "Suburbia" short story by Elizabeth Ann Pierce)
And Then I Woke Up Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Muzak knew about zombies – he'd seen them on the streets, doing the menial jobs they'd been created for, jobs no living person wanted to do. He just never expected to find himself shuffling along as one of the walking dead, anti-freeze coursing through his veins. To be honest, he'd had higher expectations of the after-life – at the very least, a better wardrobe. (A short novel.)