Tag Archives: contemporary fiction


The Perfect Gift

A man wonders how the expensive birthday present he’s chosen for a much younger woman will be perceived. New fiction by Andy Hollandbeck. ... More

Long Gone

A homeless drifter dodges storms from Mother Nature and his fellow man in pursuit of happiness, or at least a good buzz. New short story by Timothy Tocher. ... More

The Humvee

A young mother’s perspective changes after she takes a ride in a sand coated U.S. Army Humvee with a decorated lieutenant colonel. ... More

The Cryptozoologist

A man writes to his brother of his adventure tracking the Sasquatch with a dozen other cryptozoologists in this epistolary fiction by Alexander Danner. ... More


An impending layoff threatens a couple’s happiness at Christmas time. Will a touch of nostalgia bring the two together again? ... More

Nurse Ingrid

Beth, a recently widowed mother of two, and her friends Sunniva and Dana see a business opportunity in thrift store underwear. ... More
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The Obsession

When Mr. King finally finds the perfect piano at an antique shop, he decides to bite the bullet and buy it. Unfortunately, the cost of the piano includes the angry force that is waiting for him at home–Mrs. King. ... More
a young brown colt galloping through a field

Margaret’s Hero

Old Gus would do anything for Margaret Kindy, even buy her a pony. But when Margaret’s father gets a new job in a different state, Margaret loses her beloved pony to a very gruff and abusive farmer–unless Gus can save the day. ... More
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