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By Blood or by Marriage: A Harpeth River Writers Anthology by Harpeth River Writers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Seven writers unite to pen a collection of heartwarming and sometimes startling stories about families of all kinds. Their literary journey transitions from the simple life of a farmer to a divorced city dweller. With diversity in age, life experiences, and birthplaces, these award-wining writers create vivid characters and plot twists to interest everyone’s taste for a well-spun tale!
Guns & Romances by Nerine Dorman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,140. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Greater dangers than mere alligators lurk in the swamps near the town of Bad Moon; a tough-as-nails bartender finds herself wondering whether she’ll make it past midnight on New Year’s Eve; and a vampire and hunter share a last dance with a gun named Felina. Guns & Romances collects eleven tales of lust, love and violence that cross genres and plunge you into a world of gunfights and action.
"Action In Motion" and Other Stories by Thomas P. Hanna
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In these stories keeping someone’s location secret is critical to someone else’s plans. Kidnappers hide their victim by riding the subways with him as their demands are considered. A man murdered by a drug gang testifies against them. A foreign dictator is thwarted by hiding the diplomat he wants to kill. Someone uses his bank safe deposit box to kill a man - then gets copycat payback.
Pick and Choose by Pat Noad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: Australian English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These twenty two pieces cover a variety of genres – stories, fictionalised history, reflections on travel and our changing world, and some chance conversations. Some pieces flirt with the supernatural; some concern women’s lives; some touch on happiness; some give readers a glimpse of how authors find their plots. A collection for picking and choosing …
24 More Classic Children’s Christmas Short Stories by Sharla Race
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A collection of twenty-four classic Christmas stories from the late 1800s and early 1900s. All the stories were written for children and appeared in Christmas journals, magazines, and collections of short stories. The most common themes involve thinking about others and helping those who are less fortunate but some are just fun and focus on Santa Claus.
Summer's Sweet Embrace by A Sweet Romance Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,760. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Roane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Summertime love is always the sweetest. These eight sweet tales of summer romance are the perfect companion for a day at the lake or the beach.
UnBound E-Magazine Issue #1 by varun prabhu
Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author(4.00 from 2 reviews)
UnBound is an e-magazine that is designed as a platform for established and budding authors to showcase their work and reach out to their readers. The e-magazine is the brainchild of Neil D’Silva and Varun Prabhu and is affiliated to their editing service Pen Paper Coffee.
Savage Beasts: A Nightmare of Supernatural, Science and Sound by Anthony Rivera & Sharon Lawson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,950. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Grey Matter Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Horror » General
SAVAGE BEASTS is a volume of all-new contemporary dark fiction inspired by some of the greatest artists in musical history. SAVAGE BEASTS is a thrilling and thought-provoking nightmare of devastating supernatural experiences exploring darkly introspective science fiction and fantastical alternative realities, each accompanied by the sound of the music that defines your life.
On Route 66 by Daniel Wyatt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On Route 66 is a series of short stories about that great and wonderful era when the open road brought something new, exciting, and magical around every corner and bend.
Almost Havana by Chris Belland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This is like two books in one, two collections of short stories by two brothers writing independently of each other, but with a common thread. Here you will find stories about people and events in Florida and the Caribbean -- so close to Cuba they call it Almost Havana. “Prepare to be astonished, prepare to be entertained,” says Evan H. Rhodes, author of The Prince of Central Park.
Boys by Scott Semegran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These are the stories of three boys living in Texas: one growing up, one dreaming, and one fighting to stay alive in the face of destitution. There is second-grader William, 15-year-old Sam, and 21-year-old Seff, all trying to make their way on their own terms. These stories are told with heart, humor, and an uncompromising look at what it meant to grow up in Texas during the 80s and 90s.
Danse Macabre by Fran Orenstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by World Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Peer into the bubbling, black cauldron at a simmering stew of restless spirits, creatures of the night, murder, mayhem, and pure evil. Add a smattering of sci-fi and you have a Danse Macabre of chilling stories, seasoned with a dash of happy endings and touching tales of the many faces of love.
Fiction River: Valor by Lee Allred (editor), Steve Perry, Steven Mohan, Jr., Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lee Allred, Louisa Swann, Jamie McNabb, & Paul Genesse
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Future wars will be fought with new technologies and even on new planets, but one military constant will remain: the need for human valor. Eleven skilled authors explore science fiction’s military dimension as this latest volume of Fiction River celebrates the bravery and courage beating within the human heart.
Sixfold Fiction Summer 2015 by Sixfold
Price: Free! Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Sixfold 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.
Michael Shaara: The Collected Short Stories by Michael Shaara
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara published many short stories during his early career before getting his first novel published. He wrote science fiction stories for pulp magazines with names like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe, but also domestic dramas and humorous stories for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook, McCall's and The Saturday Evening Post, and even one for Playboy.
Scribings, Vol 5: Inversions by Jamie Alan Belanger
Series: Scribings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Life is full of surprises. Sometimes changes upend everything we thought we knew, inverting our perceptions of the people and world around us. Part of the joy and terror of living lies in experiencing these inversions. Scribings, Vol 5: Inversions presents eight stories from the Greater Portland Scribists, each with its own hidden twists and surprises.
Smith's Monthly #21 by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nearly seventy thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twenty-first volume the full and complete novel, Melody Ridge: A Thunder Mountain Novel. Melody Ridge is a time travel science fiction novel, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and other features.
Our Day of Passing - An Anthology of Short Stories, Poems and Essays by Ingrid Hall, Franco Esposito, Dennis Higgins, Virginia Wright, Candida Spillard, Valeri Beers, Dada Vedaprajinananda, Strider Marcus Jones, Adam E. Morrison, Allyson Lima, D. B. Mauldin, David A. Slater, DavidKing2015, Dee Thompson, Don Illich, Edward Meiman, Eileen Hugo, Emily Olson, Joan McNerney, J.S. Little, Kin Asdi, Madison Meadows, Malobi Sinha, Marianne Szlyk, mark aspa, Mark David McClure, megan caito, michael brookes, michael burke, Pijush Kanti Deb, Prince Adewale Oreshade, Rafeeq O. McGiveron, robin reiss, sasha kasoff, stephanie buosi, & Talia Haven
Price: Free! Words: 53,370. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Death, a topic that has the ability to stimulate the most creative and thought-provoking written pieces. Testament to this is Our Day of Passing which is formed from an eclectic mix of short stories, poems, fictions and essays. With contributions from more than 30 talented writers across the globe, this anthology provides a fascinating interpretation of an event that comes to us all...eventually
Between the Cracks by Sirens Call Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Sirens Call Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A crack, a split, a rend, a tear - all of these fissures open up a new world for us to gaze upon. But what if the things we see aren't friendly? What if the things that spill from beyond are dangerous and unwilling to be contained? What if evil lurks just below the surface waiting for its chance to strike? Are you brave enough to look Between the Cracks? There is only one way to find out...