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New York Stories by Renald Iacovelli
New York City has a reputation for glamor and excitement, but for the overwhelming majority of its eight million inhabitants everyday life is a very different matter. For them life in "America's greatest city" is a life of exhausting bustle, disgusting filth, and constant, befouling exposure to the most degraded, ubiquitous, and therefore inescapable vulgarity. In these seventeen short stories the lives of average New [...]
 
Tales From The Sidewalks Of New York by Ron Ross
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Twisted Flash Fiction (Volume 1) is a collection of ten really short stories - and we do mean really short, as each of these short fiction stories is just 500 words (which qualifies them as micro fiction). That means you can read these modern short stories whenever you have just a few spare moments - on your coffee break, on the bus on your way to work, while you're waiting in line at the bank or supermarket, and so on. So if [...]
 
These Islands Here - Short Stories of the South Pacific by Bronwyn Elsmore
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** Book updated 5/16/2012 ** Join our hero, Declan Elliot, as he struggles to survive the brutalities of America in 2025. On the way home from work one evening, Declan's life changes forever. The night's events thrust him headlong into a perilous journey fraught with murder, catastrophic weather and out of control crime. In this 21st century retelling of the classic parable of the Good Samaritan, Declan battles to overcome [...]
 
CITY LIFE YORK EBORACUM - EFORWIC - JORVIK - EDITED AND REVISED 2017 EDITION by Daniel Peter Buckley
City Life York is a visitors guide to the city forged by its many settlers cultures and time. With the city streets and buildings retaining the past influences on the city that remains a reminder of the central role York played in shaping the history of England and the wider world through the ages. Celtic, Roman, Anglo - Saxon and Viking York time periods are covered in the guide which looks at the people and figures who [...]
 
High Hopes by Sue Lilley
"It was one stolen night. He was my soulmate and I'd never felt more alive. I couldn't tell him I got pregnant. It would've ruined everything. But now his daughter wants to meet him and I need to make things right." Another tear escaped down her cheek. "Everybody's going to hate me." Best friends are rocked by a heart-breaking revelation. Their cosy world is blown apart, surely there can be no second chances. How can a future [...]
 
The Traditional West - Anthology of Original Stories by The Western Fictioneers
The classic American Western returns in this collection of brand-new stories by some of the top Western writers in the world today. Robert J. Randisi, Dusty Richards, James Reasoner, Larry D. Sweazy, L.J. Washburn, Jackson Lowry, Larry Jay Martin, Kerry Newcomb, and many other members of Western Fictioneers, the only writers' organization devoted solely to traditional Western fiction, take readers from the dusty plains of [...]
 
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Lay Saints, by Counterfeit Kings author Adam Connell, takes readers on a sinister ride through a twisted cityscape where hidden telepaths ply their trade, reading or altering the thoughts of the "hacks" around them, for the right price. Lay Saints opens with Calder, a man whose special abilities nearly drove him insane, until he learned how to shut out the static of other people's thoughts and make money from reading minds. [...]
 
Mothers, Sons, Beloveds, and Other Strangers - A collection of short stories by Janie Dempsey Watts
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Fifty Egg Timer Short Stories by Richard Bunning
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Strange Love - Short Stories and Twisted Tales by Victoria Pearson
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Louie has Landed The Early Days by Kevin Swarbrick
Mark is a fun out going loving caring guy and the highlight of any party but his confidence was stripped away from him little by little by an ex called Tracy who he was with for 3 years. He put up with so much including mental abuse. In Marks life he always put his love into women that didn't deserve his love but along came Sarah a dream come true to Mark. After all the heartache he had experienced in life to find such a lady [...]
 
Mirrored by Dalia Florea
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The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories by Erik D Weiss
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Time is running out. Three people hold the clues to where a dirty bomb is located, but they are being systematically killed. After their escape from Beirut, Lebanon, Jared and Fatemah Russell return to America and are caught between radical Muslims and their own safety. Joined by Habib Hanif and Anita Bashera, Jared and his friends meet three strangers who give them a cryptic message, but they too are being hunted. Anita's [...]
 

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