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Irregular Brethren - H Bedford Jones

Irregular BrethrenH Bedford Jones

an excerpt from the beginning of the story: They called me “consul,” but I was really nothing but a consular agent here at Aru Taping, the new oil-station on the east coast of Borneo. The Dutch Oil Company, one of the largest in the world, … more

Irregular Brethren
H Bedford Jones
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
Los anacrónicos y otros cuen... - Ignacio Padilla

Los anacrónicos y otros cuen...Ignacio Padilla

Jorge Volpi recomienda “quemar este libro antes de abrirlo”, ya que “uno corre el peligro de quedar atrapado entre sus páginas”. Y es que en los cuentos que conforma esta obra, Ignacio Padilla muestra caracteres tan humanos que, más que per… more

Los anacrónicos y otros cuentos (Spanish Edition)
Ignacio Padilla
Fondo de Cultura Económica , Spanish
Sac-Au-Dos - Joris Karl Huysmans

Sac-Au-DosJoris Karl Huysmans

Joris-Karl Huysmans (Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans 1848-1907) was a French novelist. This is one of his short stories. It was first published in a collection called “Soirees de Medan.” Sac-au-dos means, literally, “pack-a-back.’

Joris Karl Huysmans
THE EDDIE STORY - Jimfre Bacal


Let us spend some time with Eddie, as he rocks and rolls through his rollover universe..

Jimfre Bacal
The Complete poetical works ... - John Hay

The Complete poetical works ...John Hay

Title: The Complete poetical works of John HayAuthors : Hay, John, 1838-1905, Hay, Clarence LeonardINTRODUCTIONTHE avowed purpose of an Introduction is to introduce, and as the Pike County characters are already “bowing acquaintances” if no… more

The Complete poetical works of John Hay
John Hay
The Man That Corrupted Hadle... - Mark Twain

The Man That Corrupted Hadle...Mark Twain

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The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories
Mark Twain
indypublish.com , English
Short Story: A Certain Stick... - Adam Good Yazar

Short Story: A Certain Stick...Adam Good Yazar

DISCLAIMER: All characters and events described in this story are fictitious. Any resemblance to any real persons or real events are purely coincidental.WARNING: This story contains adult language and references to sexual situations that is… more

Short Story: A Certain Sticky Situation
Adam Good Yazar
Original Short Stories, Volu... - Guy De Maupassant

Original Short Stories, Volu...Guy De Maupassant

THE CHRISTENING “Well doctor, a little brandy?” “With pleasure.” The old ship’s surgeon, holding out his glass, watched it as it slowly filled with the golden liquid. Then, holding it in front of his eyes, he let the light from the lamp str… more

Original Short Stories, Volume 10 (of 13)
Guy De Maupassant
The Devil and Tom Walker - Washington Irving

The Devil and Tom WalkerWashington Irving

an excerpt from the beginning of the story: A few miles from Boston, in Massachusetts, there is a deep inlet winding several miles into the interior of the country from Charles Bay, and terminating in a thickly wooded swamp or morass. On on… more

The Devil and Tom Walker
Washington Irving
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
Strange Sex: 18 One Night Stands - Jen Ashton

Strange Sex: 18 One Night StandsJen Ashton

This super sexy collection is filled with passion and foreplay, romance and fun. #1 Bestselling Kindle Author, Jen Ashton, has compiled eighteen of her wildest one night stands into one scintillating book of love’em and leave’em fantasies.T… more

Strange Sex: 18 One Night Stands
Jen Ashton
Dominant City, 1911-1912 - John Gould, Fletcher

Dominant City, 1911-1912John Gould, Fletcher

Title: Dominant City, 1911-1912Author: Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950

Dominant City, 1911-1912
John Gould, Fletcher
Silence - Leonid Andreyev

SilenceLeonid Andreyev

Leonid Andreyev (1871-1919), a Russian playwright and short-story writer, led the Expressionist movement in Russian literature. After he was discovered by Maxim Gorky, and his stories began appearing in the Moscow Courier, his literary care… more

Leonid Andreyev
Hollow Valley: A Modern Clos... - Melinda McGuire

Hollow Valley: A Modern Clos...Melinda McGuire

A modern closet drama (a play written to be read rather than acted). Explores small town politics and self-image and distortion.

Hollow Valley: A Modern Closet Drama - Part 3 of Twisted Shorts
Melinda McGuire
Two Friends - Guy de Maupassant

Two FriendsGuy de Maupassant

an excerpt from the beginning: Besieged ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” /Paris was in the throes of famine. Even the sparrows on the roofs and the rats in the sewers were growing scarce. People … more

Two Friends
Guy de Maupassant
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
Love Hurts - Summer Martin

Love HurtsSummer Martin

LOVE HURTS by Summer Martin is a collection of three riveting short stories that you will remember long after you’ve read the last line. These stories are edgy, suspenseful and provide a tantalizing taste of Summer’s fascinating story-telli… more

Love Hurts
Summer Martin
eBookIt.com , English
Mr Three-And-A-Half - Gareth Stokes

Mr Three-And-A-HalfGareth Stokes

Précis:Simon, also known as Mr. 3½ - though the latter was not his preferred choice of name - worked as a junior salesman in a typical office environment, one governed by the irresistible yet somewhat flighty manageress, Mandi. And an offic… more

Mr Three-And-A-Half
Gareth Stokes
The Call - Karen Stone

The CallKaren Stone

Micro fiction.

The Call
Karen Stone
The Perfect Crime - P B Thompson

The Perfect CrimeP B Thompson

If you could get away with murder, would you try? Peter Finch thinks he has found a way that he can put in his novel. And when one day his mother is run over and killed by a careless driver, who is then subsequently found not guilty, some… more

The Perfect Crime
P B Thompson
Ferret Publishing , English