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A Ticking of a Wall Clock
Series: All Earnest Long's Fiction ยท Crime, Mystery and Horror. Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In moments of silence, you can even hear a clock on a wall ticking! This book is a family saga of its 3 male members and 2 female ones. Also, it is how at times the 25-year old grandson Dick has heard the wall clock ticking and how they will all end up. Dick's Uncle James is a tragic figure readers might remember for a long time.
Milestones in Hobnails
Pre-release—available December 28, 2017. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Coming of age
Vernon Parker is the sixth son of a British couple clearing 400 acres of ancient New Zealand forest into farmland. It is 1921 and Vernon has turned sixteen. Life is full of milestones that Vernon writes in lamplight while morepork owls and kiwis call into the dark wilderness and memories of fights, forest fires, deaths, and romance with Iris Elwood keep sleep from him.
Confessions of a Middle-aged White Man - Chapter 6
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
I’ve never really seen eye to eye with my ultra-liberally minded son. He was admittedly much smarter than me in many ways. He just lacked a realistic view point. His ideas (which resembled my own when I was his age, as much as I hate to confess), were not based in reality. They were based in a fantasy world were humans acted out of compassion rather than greed.
Bursting at the Seams – a Collection of Short Stories by Lucy Barge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
10 great stories by the budding young author, Lucy Barge. What happens when a foolish teen digs herself back into the hole she’d just dug herself out of? A Jewish boy is led to his doom? Two star-crossed lovers strive to cross the dividing barrier? And a young lost girl finds herself in the custody of her evil aunt?
Ageless Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ageless Shadows explores the darker side life in a small collection of short stories. In this world around us, people change and people die. We take life in strides as we slowly age. Many people are surprised when death comes and some perhaps welcome it. But there is a few who follow death and watch with longing as it walks past them, over and over. They could even be called…Ageless Shadows.
Short Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five flash fiction stories: Dark Chocolate Dreams Baby John The Hanging Tree Happy Birthday to Me Unwelcome Guest
Confessions of a Middle-Aged White Man
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
He's a cynical, bitter, tiresome man with outrageous stubbornness. A man you would be ashamed to know... too bad he's likely your father.
Severance
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This is a brief collection of short stories, poetry, and prose.
The Fires of Hera
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Hera became aware of her condition when she was five years old. She couldn’t feel anything. When asked by her twin brother if a paper cut hurt she didn’t know what he meant. When she was sixteen, gazing on the beautiful dancing flame from a lighter, she ascribed meaning to the lack of sensation. She would always find fire beautiful.
I saw a man die tonight
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious
Not exactly the way I wanted to begin this story, morbid, grey, but honest and true. Every week the same drive to work, four hours, Okanagan to Vancouver, on the old number five and ninety seven. An hour of Gods perfect road, three hours of Hell. Steep inclines, fast declines, snow, ice, rain, winding roads…