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Rune
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Runes were used by Scandinavians and Anglo-Saxons from about the 3rd century. They were formed mainly by modifying Roman or Greek characters to suit carving, and were used both in writing and in divination. Top Writers Block has found its own use for Runes in this collection of short stories. Short stories are made for breaks, so why not sit for five minutes and enjoy each tale!
That Ain't Right: Historical Accounts of the Miskatonic Valley
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal Presents, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
No one knows what it's like to visit the squat brooding cottages and low gambrel roofs of the Miskatonic Valley like people who have been there. In this collection, Mad Scientist Journal has brought together eighteen tales of people who have either lived in this strange corner of New England or had the misfortune of visiting.
Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated
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Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #2. Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 118,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
After reading War & Peace, Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with the war, adventure, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature. Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, "Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated."
Old Blood Book Two
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Series: Old Blood, Book Two. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Book One is free. Imagine your life as a vampire. How would you survive? What would you eat? How could you handle yourself around other humans who have beating hearts? How would you face the one you really love? Would you tell them that you are a vampire? Would you change them? Or would you lead them on with a web of lies?
The Dark at the Heart of the Diamond
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A vampire's latest victim is not what she seems. A hospital patient lives in terror of the destruction his dreams will bring. A musician is haunted by a fatal love song. There is more to this world than the papers' headlines reveal. Sylvia Shults takes you on a journey through the darker side of life. These stories explore the hidden reaches of the mind, and calls forth the monsters...
The Free Story Friday Collection Volume 2: The Mythos Cycle
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Series: Free Story Friday, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
The Free Story Friday Collection Volume 2 “The Mythos Cycle” is a compilation of 7 tales told in a universe inspired by the works of HP Lovecraft. From the ice of Greenland, to the suburbs of America, to alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and the sands of the Middle East this collection ranges the gamut of Horror.
The Free Story Friday Collection #1
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Series: Free Story Friday, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The first 24 stories of the Free Story Friday series collected here for the first time.
Inappropriate: Three Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
3 short stories about irrational emotions between 2 people. ‘Deadline’ tells of Andrea, about to bag the ideal boyfriend. Only her tutor and her late thesis stand in the way. ‘Outside’ recounts of Deke, an ex-con doing community service outside the home of single mother, Elaine. And ‘Nice’ follows the life of Durante, suspicious of his girlfriend, who keeps getting texts from a secret admirer.
Slightly Unhinged - Short Story Collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of bizarre short stories for your enjoyment, with some additional bonus material.
Legendary Nagano: Folk Tales and Legends from the Roof of Japan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Nagano is a land where super dogs fight demons, badgers take human form, water sprites and monsters try to drag unwitting victims to watery graves, and the gods demonstrate both their divinity and humanity. The antics of the eccentric Dr Motosada, the unique powers of the good woman from Takai district, and the shrewd antics of Red Ant Matabei will amuse and entertain readers around the world.
Unearthed: Tales of Hidden Horror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Lurking. Creeping. Hiding... Ten horrors revealed. Ten horrors realized. Ten horrors Unearthed. Discover what lives beneath an ancient graveyard. Know the depths of love and madness. Witness a new world on the other side of a bridge. Explore the many rooms of a house of lies. Uncover the secrets beneath an idyllic lake. Once the horrors have revealed themselves it's already too late.
Sixfold Poetry Summer 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Sixfold.org is an all-writer-voted journal. All writers who upload their manuscripts vote to select the highest-voted $1000 prize-winning manuscripts and all the short stories and poetry published in each issue.
Flights of Fancy
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Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 25,560. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Moyhill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ghosts, romance, friendship of all kinds and revenge form the basis of this collection of short stories. Ghosts hint at a chance of coming back to say goodbye, exact a little payback, or simply to help someone else carry on living. Romance is not just for the young and nor are second chances. As for revenge, well... Never underestimate a group of elderly ladies with contacts from the past.
It is the People: of Thailand and Other Countries
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Thailand's premier author in the English language, Pira Sudham, is for the first time published in the ebook format. Best known for his novel Monsoon Country, this is an anthology of his short stories previously published in Tales of Thailand and People of Esarn. In It is the People are stories of hardship, land loss and the tourist sex trade to which so many of the young are drawn into.
Hubris on Roller Skates: Short Stories for Smart People
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this fascinating collection, David often examines the emotions of women of all ages – sometimes in a woman’s voice. He lampoons and surprises – ranging from Assyrian kings to touching romances to cunning old men and some science fiction. Look out for unexpected endings and the consequences of hubris – acting with excessive self-confidence. Some of this material touches on grown-up themes.
Sixfold Fiction Summer 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Sixfold.org is an all-writer-voted journal. All writers who upload their manuscripts vote to select the highest-voted $1000 prize-winning manuscripts and all the short stories and poetry published in each issue.
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay
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Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay is a collection of short stories, poems, and vignettes that use fantasy and the harsh realities of ordinary life to explore the impact of solitude, sorrow, hope, and longing on how we see and believe in the world.
My Universe: A Collection of Short Stories Vol.1 Revised
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a mix of short stories ranging from Fantasy and Science Fiction to Super Natural and Horror. Vampires, Werewolves, Dwarves, Elves, Robots, Aliens and more wait to capture your imagination.
Peregrine for an Earl and other short stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The six short stories – Peregrine for an Earl, The Last Reel, Hearts on Standby, The Rose Garden, Danny and The Last Cat – are an eclectic collection of unusual encounters, both fictional and real.
Losing Effie and Other Mississippi Stories, 1964 - 1968
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Losing Effie and other Mississippi Stories, 1964-1968 includes eight short stories set in a time when dreams were big, evenings were magical and friends were forever. Written by a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.