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Misconstrued!
Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Alone in her house at night, a woman sees her back door latch start to move. Who or what is out there? Another has found evidence of a tragedy. What really happened? A chance visit while on holiday in France sets in motion a chain of events which will affect three generations of one family. In every one of the first eight short stories reality is not what it appears to be on the surface.
Choice Cuts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Clifford’s debut short story collection Choice Cuts mines the fractured territory of the marginalized, misanthropic, and short-changed. From morally bereft television producers desperate for a hit, to veterans suffering psychotic splits, Clifford delves into the madness and desperation that plague those living on the edge, while never surrendering the search for the light that guides us all.
Bar Scars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Double-crosses gone wrong, underage lovers with overprotective brothers, fathers searching for their dead daughters. No one in Bar Scars gets away clean. In Korpon’s Baltimore, whiskey is thicker than blood and the most important question is where to hide the body. It doesn’t matter that these are the normal people you see every day, because whether they’re from a broken bottle of beer or the jagg
Close to the Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Flash fiction is a short-short story that captivates a reader's mind and entertains immediately. This is a story of a man's life, tormented by his evil past. In search of forgiveness, he was propelled by mysterious forces to escape from the mortal world.
Biohazard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Modern aircraft enable travel from any major city, USA to Africa or the Pacific Rim in only 15 hours. Given the sheer volume of traffic and connections from these airports, a pathogen brought in from abroad could infect most major American cities in a matter of days. Nine authors allow us a peek into their world during such such a crisis. Laugh, cry, gasp, and cringe along with them.
The Eclective: The Pride Collection
Price: Free! Words: 28,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The fourth short story anthology from the Eclective brings together seven writers from across genres, each contributing a unique take in recognition of LGBT Pride Month. Go Team Everybody.
The Beast Within
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Graveside Tales. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » General
Throughout history they have existed in folklore and nightmares… By day they walk among us, hidden in plain sight. They are our neighbors and friends. But when the sun sets and the full moon rises, the beast within comes out… And the hunt begins. Grab a silver bullet and prepare yourself for 20 tales of animalistic terror crafted by authors from around the world.
Evolution: Vol. 2 (A Short Story Collection)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
From the 2nd Short Story Contest hosted by Evolved Publishing: 10 great stories from 10 terrific authors. An eclectic mix that will excite, interest, and intrigue from the first story to the last. Laugh a little, cry a little, think a little. Many genres, many voices, one goal: Provide the reader with a fun journey through the short fiction format. Edited and polished to a fine sheen.
Twisted Shorties
Series: Twisted Shorties. Price: Free! Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.89 from 19 reviews)
From the inventive minds of the Gather writers comes a book... a book of odd short stories, with fiction astonishing and intriguing, and yes even creepy. Writers such as Sheila Deeth, Barbary Chaapel, Tracy Fabre, and Douglas J. Westberg bring you tales of romance, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, whimsy and a bit of lilting poetry. Come, and take a peek inside the world of... Twisted Shorties
Growing up in the 70s
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Black Coffey Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Remember Tiswas, Jubblys and inexplicably funky pants in the 70’s? Growing Up in the 70’s is a collection of short stories from exciting new literary talents, bringing the world of the seventies to life with skilful storytelling, hints of nostalgia and comedy. If you grew up in the seventies and even if you didn’t, this short read is a must for anyone that values their inner child.
Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,570. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
41 writers. One cause. We've rallied a platoon of crime, western, thriller, fantasy, noir, horror and transgressive authors to support PROTECT's important work. Powerful stories from George Pelecanos, Andrew Vachss, Joe R. Lansdale, Charles de Lint, Ken Bruen, Chet Williamson, James Reasoner, Charlie Stella, Michael A. Black, Wayne Dundee, Roxane Gay, Ray Banks, Tony Black, Les Edgerton and more
Ten Minute Tales
Price: Free! Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Set your timers! Ready? Set? Go! Ten Minute Tales is a collection of short pieces written in ten minutes flat, by members of the Victoria Point Writers Group, otherwise known as the Ten Minuters. We hope you will enjoy reading the tales, which are as diverse and entertaining as the writers themselves!
Underleaf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A house with a disturbing secret, jealousy which turns deadly, heartbreak in more ways than one, and people who aren’t quite what they seem make up a few of the stories within this collection. Turn the pages and discover that there is more to each tale as you venture Underleaf...
Stranger Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Black House Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Distraction, curiosity, and apathy take these characters to places they never imagined.
The Secret of the Tall Dark Stranger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
*CAUTION* (If you are prone to nightmares, avoid this title) An evil sorceress, with awesome abilities, puts two childhood friends in the uncomfortable position of trying to stop her from draining away the souls of the neighborhood after each of them has a frightening encounter with one of her monstrous creations.
Whispers in the Shadow, A Collection Vol IV-VI
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,760. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Whispers in the Shadows: A Collection, Vol IV-VI, gathers together the Whispers in the Shadows ebooks IV-VI in a collection that includes 60 short stories.
Alien In The Car
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
ALIEN IN THE CAR IS A FREE SHORT STORY From Best Selling Author, Pete Howells An ordinary early evening drink with his wife turns inexplicably strange. The couple are eventually able to laugh it off; then things begin to take a rather sinister turn.
A Class Act
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A CLASS ACT IS A FREE SHORT STORY From Best Selling Author, Pete Howells A group of ‘behaviourally disturbed’ teenagers are about to begin “The Trial” as part of their GCSE Speaking and Listening assessment. Despite never having read Romeo and Juliet, Liverpool Jack is determined to give his A* performance as Lawrence Friar…
Rhinoceros Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Just in time for World Rhino Day, September 22, these three charming stories celebrate and defend some of the world's largest and rarest animals. Can a woman reconcile her love for rhinos and for her man? Can a linguist save the species from extinction? Original fiction that will win you over to the majesty of nature's unicorns.
A Midsummer Night's Fling: Belinda Boring, Kamery Solomon, Lacey Weatherford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,020. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A collection of stories centering around the Midsummer Night celebrations and Fae. Each tale is filled with romance and fantasy ... prepare to swoon!