Shelonda Montgomery


Street Smart
Short fiction with contemporary urban settings, well-drawn characters, and engaging plots. Perfect for commuting or reading in one sitting. These are "novelette" length works -- between 10,000 and 20,000 words -- longer than a short story, but shorter than a novella. Read them all!
Full Fare
Price: $1.99 USD.
The Accidental Anarchist
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Stealing MacGuffin
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Pele's Domain
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"Make the Bear Be Nice"
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The Day Is Gone
Series: Street Smart, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2022 by Frayed Edge Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A Chicago family’s lives are disrupted when two young brothers discover the body of a local man in a ditch. So used to seeing violence in their neighborhood, they don’t bother telling anyone. When their mother finds out, it sets in motion a plan to move the family to a safer neighborhood. When their father loses his job and abandons them, their mother must ensure the safety of the family herself.

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alcoholism    brothers    crime    family    family life    humor    murder    poverty    unemployment    urban fiction