Tag Archives: contemporary fiction

The Payback Present

“Payback may not be nice. It may not be pretty. But it certainly goes a long way toward evening the score. If I let Bubba get away with what he did, my life would be a misery from then on out.”  More

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

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
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