Short Stories eBooks
Delia was kidnapped when she was just a toddler and woke up in a strange world full of people who weren't quite people. Her kidnappers told her she was a Reaper- a being who took the souls of the dead and dying. They raised her to do what they wanted through the means of torture and seclusion along with a boy with a odd scar on his face, Adrian. They send her to get Adrian "in line" after he...
A short story that revolves around a cruise that I went on around the beginning of January, 2012. The main character, Vei, is a semi-fictional, semi-realistic version of myself. A few details have been modified(names, ships, etc...) to protect personal identity. It follows Vei, each chapter the beginning of a new day.
In the first month of her hurry and flurry Mrs. Arkwright was a happy woman. She would see her mother again and her sisters. It was now four years since she had left them on the quay at Southampton, while all their hearts were broken at the parting. She was a young bride then, going forth with her new lord to meet the stern world.
A police road block on the highway to chiang mai on a hot day. A policeman who takes more than his lunch break and decides to join a card game with his friends. An unscheduled encounter with a scorpion ultimately leads the policeman into some very hot water
It's an intergalactic future where law enforcement is the responsibility of The Rangers. Though success is based on teamwork, there are always individuals who stand apart. Officers whose courage and commitment mark them out as the true heroes of their time. The Rangers' roll of honor contains many such characters. Amongst them is Ceras Rane. How he got in is anyone's guess.
Roads of Destiny by O. Henry is one of several Collectible Volumes. This book begins with an unpublished poem by David Mignot which sets the scene for the story. "I go to work on many roads What is to be. True heart and strong, with love to light- To order, shun or wield or mould My Destiny?