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Angry Birds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
‘Angry Birds’ enlists the reflections of an evangelist’s encounters with people while he proselytizes the Word of God. He tells of the ways in which various faiths, and denominations with the faiths, react when he shows up at their doorstep with his bible in tow. But it’s the evangelist’s encounters with the strident non-believers that dominate his ruminations.
Adrift on the Amazon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
After Rio de Janeiro is awarded the 2016 Olympic Games, a father-son team of golf course developers decides to leave their mark on Brazil. A bold resolve, and a few well-placed investors later, and their far-fetched dream of developing a golf course in Rio becomes a reality. They’re soon snapping up land and soaking up the sun on Rio’s beaches. On one visit to tie up some loose ends in Sao...
The Great Flag Flap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘The Great Flag Flap’ describes a nickel-plated bald eagle’s confrontation with the legacy of racism embodied in his high school’s flag. The eagle is a popular student-athlete at Rebel High, and he leverages this popularity to demand the retirement of the shameful symbol. The cloistered community that is home to Rebel High refuses, though, to heed the eagle's admonitions.
The Rogue Barrister
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A golf course developer is indicted on several counts of racketeering, among other seedy crimes, and calls on an old friend—the Rogue Barrister—to defend his case. The Rogue Barrister, though, is more interested in promoting his record label and his microbrewing business than he is anything else. The verdict is shortly delivered: The golfer is sentenced to do hard time at Cook Counting.
The Blue Grotto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An American with literary aspirations travels to Italy in search of inspiration. He arrives at the Isle of Capri with little money to his name and only a rudimentary command of the language. On the island, he befriends a local man, Guido, with whom he exchanges English lessons for a room with a cot. The two develop a friendship that is finally tested by the lust they share for the same woman.
Barcelonan Nights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Sports
British Properties, the pre-eminent scholar of Olympism, travels to Barcelona, Spain to enjoy the Olympic Games of 1992. He is there on assignment. He has real research to do. And he loves the Games and all they represent. But it’s his celebratory company that makes his trip the more memorable.
Down on the Pharm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A man convinces his pharmacist to carry within the pharmacy a new herbal supplement--a green tea. The tea is not run through the FDA, which ultimately lands them both in prison.
The Blue Eminem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An employee at a theater district combs over the rider to the theater's contract with the 1980's rock band Van Halen, and notices a strange requirement: The rider calls for six bowls of m&m's--with all the blue ones removed. The employee decides to have some fun with the band, but later--after the party--a more direct confrontation ensues.
Steal Me - flash fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by William Olson. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is visited by a diminutive genie.
Lifafa Death - a novella
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man's morning meander through an impoverished Muslim community in central India leads to a colorful contemplation of mortality and mysticism.