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Pure Fiction by Kathleen Maher

A collection of Flash Fiction and serial fiction by Kathleen Maher, author of Diary of a Heretic. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated sporadically.
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Rowena’s Page by S. D. Youngren

Mostly-funny short stories about a young woman's life.

Rowena has a mother:     “This is my life, Mom. Not a Jane Austen novel. Not—”     “Listen to me, Miss Independence. He’s a nice young man, but men expect things. Even nice ones, sometimes. He’s going to think that you’re inviting him to do . . . married people things.” Rowena tried to interrupt, but when she opened her mouth nothing came . . .

A series.
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Mail Order Bride by Boon Dock (John Dovey)

Being lonely is a bitch.

Being lonely is a bitch. Rupert has been divorced for over a year and can’t seem to manage the dating scene. His daughter pushes him into investigating a Russian Mail-Order Bride site and to his surprise, he is soon busy arranging for the visit of one of the woman he meets online. The story soon develops into a confrontation . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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Love Drug by Glendon J. Klassen

Make Love Possible

Love Drug follows Ada, a commerce student, and Everett, a business developer as they work for a pharmaceutical company developing and marketing a drug designed to help people with a disease the company has invented, Relational-Social Depressive Disorder or RSDD. Ada feels the internship is her only way out of her anxiety-ridden life in Winnipeg, and Everett sees marketing the . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes monthly.
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The Runaway by Eliza Knightly

Sixteen-year-old Eliza has just been picked up by police, placed in the foster care system and deposited in Hope House, a group home for troubled teens. Her comrades are drug addicts, truants, and juvenile delinquents but blue-haired Dean shows her that she isn’t so different from the rest of the teens she lives with. When Dean asks her to run . . .

A serialized novel, updating monthly.
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North of Happenstance by Amber Laura

This serial tale will chronicle the lives of three women who form an unlikely, but certainly unforgettable, bond of friendship, love, and forgiveness. Lost, alone, or starting-over, their paths cross—and the story actually begins—in the small (made-up) town of Whestleigh, Connecticut. Here, together, they find themselves . . . by finding one another. In essence, North of Happenstance can best be summed up . . .

A serialized novel.
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Price Breaks and Heartaches by Al Bruno III

The somewhat true story of how I barely lost my virginity, almost missed out on true love and nearly lost my mind!

The following story is true- except for the parts I totally made up. The names have been changed to protect the people I loved and to protect me from the people I hated. . . .

A complete series.
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MAIL ORDER BRIDE

Sex and Danger, with a heart

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Dec 26, 2010: Rupert, an ex-military man living in South Africa, has plenty of money and plenty of time on his hands – I’m sure we’d all love to have his problems. What he doesn’t have is a lady to share his life with, so his daughter encourages him to try an online dating site, and soon he has made contact with an attractive young student, Daise. While it’s a little weird that she’s younger than his daughter, he’s determined to be a gentleman about it and invites her for an all expenses [more . . .]

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LOVE DRUG

A promising story

By donutguru, author of The Rat Messiah

Nov 13, 2016: This story starts with a text message exchange, which is what drew my attention. It’s a good idea, and it has sparked some ideas for me in my own writing. Along with the texts, there’s pictures sprinkled in here and there to give a feel for the setting. Personally, I like that.

The story is still relatively short, and it didn’t take me long to get through the first five pages. Here’s what I can say. The writing is very clean [more . . .]

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