After a massive row with her parents over intolerable relatives, Katie finds herself all alone for the holidays. So she heads for the one place in town where everyone is welcome on Christmas Eve, the legendary Purple Owl Café.
The Purple Owl Café has a chequered sixty-year history. These days it's not just a place for good music and conversation, it also happens to... [click here for more]
Two tales of love and loss and nuclear war.Thirteen Minutes
Caught in a supermarket, when the alarm goes off, Luke and David admit some unspoken truths to each other before the bombs fall.
Four Minute Warning
Tracy and Jimmy know you can't survive a nuclear war, even if civil defence leaflets and radio broadcasts claim otherwise.... [click here for more]
Once Lola Laverne was the toast of Europe, singer, dancer and mistress to kings and millionaires. But those days are long over, and now Lola is rotting in a cell in Silver Dollar City, a mining town in the Old West, sentenced to hang for killing the man who tried to rape her. Men have always been Lola's downfall. But could this really be the end for Lola Laverne? Will she perform her last dance at... [click here for more]
Drunken and rude passengers aboard a plane are a nightmare. But it's even worse when you happen to be the unlucky person seated right next to a rude drunkard. And once the rude drunkard starts to harass you, it's easy to lose your temper. Particularly if that rude drunkard is not even remotely your type…
This is a short story of 2400 words or approximately 7 print pages. This story may... [click here for more]
Einst war Lola Laverne war einer der größten Stars im Europa des 19. Jahrhunderts, Sängerin, Tänzerin, Geliebte von Millionären und Königen.
Aber all dies ist Vergangenheit, und nun sitzt Lola in einer Zelle in Silver Dollar City, einem Goldgräbernest in Wilden Westen, verurteilt zum Tode durch den Strang, weil sie einen Mann erschossen hat, der versucht hat,... [click here for more]
Nach einem heftigen Streit mit ihren Eltern über unerträgliche Verwandte findet Katie sich an den Feiertagen ganz alleine wieder. Also macht sie sich auf zu dem einen Ort in der Stadt, wo am Heiligabend jeder willkommen ist, dem legendären Heiligabend im Café zum Lila Kakadu.
Das Heiligabend im Café zum Lila Kakadu hat eine bewegte sechzigjährige Vergangenheit. Heutzutage... [click here for more]
Five flights, five stories, five descents into madness
A suicidal banker takes one last flight to end his life in a place where no one knows him. But the lady in the seat next to him might just make his suicide plans obsolete…
Carrie Ragnarok, spy extraordinaire, just wanted to relax on the plane taking her from one assignment to the next. But when a passenger flips... [click here for more]
This special bundle product contains the following titles.A Bullet for Father ChristmasRegular price: $2.99 Bundle price: $1.50 Format: Multiple File Formats When two men dressed up as Father Christmas rob a London jewellery store and one of them ends up dead on the floor, shot by his own accomplice, it’s certainly one of the more unusual cases for Detective... [click here for more]