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Rounding Ballast Key
By George Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Previously published in print by Ampersand Press of Roger Williams College, "Rounding Ballast Key" is a poetry collection featuring the people and places of Key West and South Florida. Author George Murphy is also the editor of the recognized literary anthology The Key West Reader: The Best of Key West's Writers 1830-1990, among other works he has authored about the Keys' literary heritage.
The Key West Reader: The Best of Key West's Writers, 1830-1990
By George Murphy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Key West Reader features 25 of the most insightful and entertaining works that resonate from Key West: an edited collection of the finest literary and poetic works about Key West or from writers who lived in, or were touched by their time in, the Florida island community. It is said that Key West hosts more writers per capita than any other place in the world. This book captures that spirit.
No Regrets
By Pamela Gifford, Editor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Silly Tree Anthologies. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
There comes a time when you have to let go of mistakes and regrets, leave them in the past and move forward into your future. The Silly Tree Anthology authors share stories of courage and strength, stories in which the characters finally find the will to forgive themselves and forget about what happened in the past so that they can fully explore the future.
The Truth In The Lie
By Mark Swain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,760. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A sparkling collection of short stories that entrance us with telling glimpses and powerful insights into people’s lives. In so little precious time we feel we know these characters and what drives them – their secrets, their desires, their fears and their regrets. Real people, caught in the author’s spotlight or under his probing microscope. 'Mesmerising'.
The Death Artist
By Dennis Etchison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
First published as a limited-edition hardcover (DreamHaven Books, 2000), The Death Artist presents 12 daring, unforgettable tales that define the state of the art in modern horror. Contents: The Dog Park The Last Reel When They Gave Us Memory On Call Deadtime Story Call Home No One You Know A Wind From the South The Scar The Detailer The Dead Cop Inside the Cackle Factory
Queenie Chan: Short Stories 2000-2010
By Queenie Chan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Bento Comics. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Anthologies
A nun detective? A haunted elevator? A two-dollar romance? A scent merchant? And many more... Featuring a decade of her best work, this anthology of short manga stories from writer-artist Queenie Chan ("The Dreaming", "Odd Thomas" graphic novels, "Small Shen") features 166-pages and 11 short stories ranging from horror to romance, to adventure and fantasy.
Life and Death
By Samayesan Hoole
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of short stories that offer brief windows into the worlds of people confronted by the immediacy of the window between life and death.
A Weekend By The Lake: Short Stories
By Gordon Garland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
'A Weekend By The Lake' takes us on a journey of adventure and suspense in eleven short stories. Unbelievable situations become real. Lessons are learned along the way. All stories are solidly based on reality, and may or may not contain fiction. Experience wonder, beauty, fear, redemption, magic, retribution and laughter. Meet Elvis, nature, bullies, bikers, Huron Indians, investigators. Read on!
The Horror Fields: The Morpheus Tales Rural Horror Special Issue
By Matt Leyshon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Morpheus Tales Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Horror Fields: The Morpheus Tales Rural Horror Special Issue, edited by Matt Leyshon. You will never look at an empty field with such terror.
Balões
By Will Maxfield
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Essa história vem emocionando a muitas pessoas. Uma história sobre; acima de tudo, Amor.
An Actual Problem
By Kelly Stevenson Reed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An Actual Problem is a collection of three short stories, diverse in tone and genre, but all relying on something fantastic happening. "The Negotiation" is about life and death, deal making, and bubble gum. "Rochelle, Rochelle" parallels a depressed college student and a socialite with the same name. "Blue" is about a young fairy, curious about human love.
August Blue
By Andrew Daws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What is true and false, what is love, and how we come to terms with loss? This beautiful, tender, and often funny collection of short stories is about love, and lives, affected by the sea.
Books of Blood, Volume 2
By Clive Barker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Never one to shy away from the unimaginable or the unspeakable, Clive Barker breathes life into our deepest, darkest nightmares, creating visions that are at once terrifying, tender, and witty. This second volume contains the short stories : "Dread," "Hell's Event," "Jacqueline Ess: Her Will and Testament," "The Skins of the Fathers," and "New Murders in the Rue Morgue."
Books of Blood, Volume 3
By Clive Barker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Never one to shy away from the unimaginable or the unspeakable, Clive Barker breathes life into our deepest, darkest nightmares, creating visions that are at once terrifying, tender, and witty. This third volume contains the short stories : "Son of Celluloid," "Rawhead Rex," "Confessions of a (Pornographer's) Shroud," "Scape-Goats," and "Human Remains."
Mary At The Cross: Voices from the New Testament
By Loretta Tollefson
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Mary At The Cross celebrates events in the New Testament by exploring them through the eyes of people who were there. In these thirty quietly professional yet accessible poems, Loretta Miles Tollefson combines her prize-winning poetic skills and knowledge of the Bible to look in a new way at the ancient stories and the people who lived them.
Sketches of Ron Gosip and Others
By Kip Larcen
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This thought provoking collection of flash fiction by one author includes twenty-five short stories.
I'm Not Much But I've Known Some Really Strange People
By Brad Shirley
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Welcome to Goose Creek birthplace of Gary Busey (Who was wise enough to leave as soon as possible) Meet Rick who went to jail for fishing without a license. (And he didn't even own any fishing gear) The "Doctor" for a day The Disappearing" House The "Date from Hell" And a host of other strange tales that all happened in Goose Creek Although mostly true the names have been changed to protect
Books of Blood, Volume 1
By Clive Barker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Books of Blood combine the ordinary with the extraordinary while radiating the eroticism that has become Barker's signature. Weaving tales of the everyday world transformed into an unrecognizable place, where reason no longer exists and logic ceases to explain the workings of the universe, Clive Barker provides the stuff of nightmares in packages too tantalizing to resist.
Mimic
By L X
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of poems targeting issues that we are facing in society, some encouraging, others showing a darker side that is ignored. From human motivation to how the mainstream media tries to mislead us while at the same time distorting facts. A journey of mind in finding out about truth and self, and the changes that come with them over time.
Lucid Dreaming - March 2014
By Darryl Wood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The March issue includes, "The Green Room,” where a group of actors rebel during a performance and “An Octopus Swimming the Worst Ocean,” where a man remembers what it is truly important to him.