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Fragments of Life's Heart by Laura Govednik
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016 by Weasel Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
They say Love is the oldest story on Earth, but we don’t have to tell it the same way every time. How many ways are there to explore our feelings that we may have never even considered? Countless fragments of different worlds, all held together by the greatest force of all.
Speculations of a Dark Nature by Cage Dunn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Vol I: Near Death Experiences - if you don't believe, we know you haven't been there; Vol II: Alone in the Dark - Fear of the known, fear of the unknown, strangers on a dark road, who live in your street, in your home. Beware; Vol III: Beasts and Dragons - Are you a wolf at heart? Feline? Dragon?
Speculations of a Dark Nature, Shorts Vol III - Beasts and Dragons by Cage Dunn
Series: Speculations of a Dark Nature, Shorts, Vol III: Beasts & Dragons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: Australian English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Are you a wolf at heart? Courageous, loyal, willing to give your life for pack? Or a cat? A guardian of a feline nature – steely, determined, willing to kill? Are you human or beast? Is it the beast that frightens you? Or the human? Is the soul of a dragon the soul of fear? Or redemption?
Bad day, bad dream, good girl by Ally T. Simmons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Bedtime & Dreams, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Children will be thrilled, when Ella takes a perilous journey through scary, dark woods, meeting new friends along the way, including a talking tree, birds and squirrels. But it is the message of this book which will stay with them for a long time. Ella eventually learns some important life lessons along the way, as well as some things about herself.
The Early Works, an Anthology by Joshua Cox-Steib
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A collection of short fiction. Ten stories ranging from the fast paced action of Spell Wars, to the satirical comedy of The Inn of Adventurers, and into the complex character entanglements of Welcome to Tulsa. This anthology contains the early publications of Joshua Cox-Steib, and shows firsthand the evolution of his writing as he crafts and creates fantastical worlds of the bizarre.
El hombre que lloraba en un banco - Siete relatos de una crisis sin paliativos by Carmen Cuenca
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
¿Puede una crisis económica despojarnos incluso de nuestra identidad? En estos siete relatos las vidas de los personajes se cruzan durante un mismo día formando un laberinto de emociones perfectamente entrelazadas. Un amasijo de sentimientos que, al ser evocados en cada relato, se convierte en un grito desgarrador al que el lector no permanece indiferente.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 by Jeremy Zimmerman (editor) & Dawn Vogel (editor)
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mutant cephalopods, inter-species disease transmission, squabbling scientists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 collects twelve tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Freya Marske, Maureen Bowden, and Samantha Cross.
Red by Cat Oars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
What's red? Blood? Roses? Wine? A dress? Lipstick? These stories have lots of red things in them. But nothing of any other color. There is a lot of red in these stories. You could say this book is red, redder or maybe even the reddest book that's ever been written. Meet the red dragon. Meet mean museum guard Toby. Meet the loves that were struck out of your life story by the red pencil of fate.
Finding Ms. Write by Jae (editor) & Jove Belle (editor)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Eleven authors of lesbian fiction bring you a collection of romantic short stories about “book people”—heroines who are somehow involved in the publishing industry. From a novelist with the world’s biggest crush on her editor to a rare-book finder finding love with a librarian, this anthology is full of stories guaranteed to have a happy ending.
The Alpha Decade Book by Alpha Writers Group
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Celebrating ten years of the online Alpha Writers Group – The Alpha Decade Book combines writing challenges, stories and anecdotes from writers across the globe. It tells the story of how this unique group of writers came together to encourage each other to produce some of their best writing in a wide range of genres. All royalties go to Macmillan Cancer Support.
The Dancing Pen: A Collection of Short Stories by Arjun Shivaram
Price: $1.47 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book is a collection of short stories under varied genres like thriller, crime, mythology, romance, taboo and Young Adult, recognised and awarded writings of critical essays and argumentative articles on topics as diverse from literature and cinema to national policies and politics, each piece attentively written in a style demanded by its category.
A Nation Once Again: The Irish Chapbook by Kerry Valkyrie Baldock Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
A small chapbook dedicated to the history of Ireland; Tragic, funny and told with love for the nation!
Monday Is Winter and other stories by Ann Stratton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,620. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
A collection of five stories featuring an escape from a gulag, a man lost in the desert, vandals in a dye shop, a conversation in a coffee shop, and a soldier traveling through an apocalyptic landscape.
Europe, a Prophecy by MysteriaPress
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Taking its cue from William Blake's Europe a Prophecy, this new micro-collection from Mysteria Press showcases three stories following the results of the United Kingdom's Referendum on Membership of the European Union. Stand by for zombies, for reluctant messiahs, returned figureheads, artificial pop stars... and use of Esperanto. Recommended for fans of Neil Gaiman and Grant Morrison.
Tales of the Star Republic: A Collection of Short Stories by Terence Faherty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve intriguing mysteries by Edgar nominee and Shamus winner Terence Faherty featuring a reporter who specializes in the paranormal and the unexplained and the people who see things in the shadows or live in the shadows themselves.
Happily Never After by Morgen Bailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The first in a series of anthologies of crime stories written by attendees of Crime & Publishment, a yearly crime-writing workshops based in Gretna Green, Scotland. Volume one features twenty-two stories based on the theme of ‘marriage’ with all authors' profits from volume one go to ‘Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’. Authors include Morgen Bailey, Graham Smith, Janet Williamson, and Mike Craven.
Coffee Money by Peter Bandrowsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A man whose love of bizarre analogies threatens his perfect love life. A mother struggling to connect with her daughter and explain the necessities of eating cheese to prevent vampire attacks. These are just a few of the 30 strange stories found in Coffee Money, the debut collection of writer Peter Bandrowsky, which combines humor and emotion to create a truly unique collection.
First Chapter Compendium: A complete starter kit bundle filled with fantasy and poetry by Chris Foster
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The complete collection of first chapters from Chris Foster's fantasy books (both young and adult audiences) as well as a concise choosing of sample poems from his poetry books. So if you fancy flashy magic, swashbuckling swordplay and epic adventures, or heart felt poetry, this is the place to start your journey!
Sunbeams from the Heart - A Collection of Twelve Romantic Short Stories by Fay Knowles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Love themes in this delightful collection of romantic short stories tell of nostalgia, bright new beginnings, homecoming, second chances - and the unexpected! The author has taken the best out of life to uplift and entertain with these heart-warming stories, which take you on a journey through Scotland, England, The Bahamas and rural America.