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The Travelling Parsi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This anthology of short humorous stories about the Zoroastrian Parsi community is narrated through the satirical voice of a Parsi girl. 'The Travelling Parsi' talks of the commonalities, peculiarities and prejudices of this unique community that lives all across the world, but is bound by the inimitable Parsiness of things.
A Story For Everyone
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A first book by the emerging author Malije. A collection of short tales, poems, songs and information. This is a little gem that has something to please everyone.
Moruga Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 1930s has just turned the corner into the 1940s. The place is the village of Grand Chemin in the district of Moruga, a seaside village on the south coast of Trinidad. The place is at the back doorsteps of the Author's childhood home. She grew up hearing the stories of the strange and supernatural creatures that haunted the area. Moruga Tales re-captures the oral tradition of story-telling.
Meowing On The Answering Machine - A collection of short fiction and prose
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
‘Meowing on the Answering Machine’ is a collection of short fiction and prose by Robert Emmett. Forty-two short works spanning twenty years, with several drawings throughout to fill the margins and give spice to the words. Hilarious and spooky, absurd and authentic.
Huntbrother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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An old story: Girl who must marry for duty falls in love with boy who cannot fulfill that duty. The boy goes away to war, and war takes him; he never returns. But this story is slightly different. The boy was given leave to return, in the casement of his god’s flesh, and the girl, leave to spend one night with him. The night was glorious. The morning was terrible. And after? This story.
Thunderlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of 17 short stories ranging from the sublime to the unforgivably ridiculous -- Powerful, like The Twitter Bully. Puzzling: A Timely Murder. A warning of doomsday: The Wind Of Fire. Enchanting: "Hello Dear." Twist in the tale: Money To Burn. Delightfully childish: Harvey Looks For A Friend. Very different: Ree -- The Troll Of Dingleay.
Genre Jam, Volume One: Death & Injury
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of five short stories resulting in death or grievous harm. A mix of genres, from science fiction to urban fairy tales. A sampler of MK Alexander’s work. Be warned, each story in this collection ends in death or grievous injury.
The Ghostly Victorians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What happens when you accidentally annoy a ghost, or seek an ancient treasure guarded by a hideous entity? Why did the wall ‘bulge’, or the apple seeds cry? In the footsteps of Edgar Alan Poe and Montague James, come these 12 ghost stories set in the Victorian era. We are all as great as our daydreams…or our nightmares.
Adventures in Paratime: An Anthology
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Collecting more than a half dozen short stories of alternate reality, Adventures in Paratime: an Anthology of the Soon and Secret Future, Long Past includes one of the author's most popular stories, Only the Arquebus, by H. Beam Piper and features the never before seen weird tale of science at the breaking point, The Unmethoding.
The Memory of Stone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Novella of 21k words. Gilafas ADelios, the man who rules the Guild of Makers, is one of the most powerful men in the Empire. Cessaly is its newest apprentice, a wild, fey girl with a gift for creation. On the eve of the failure of the two great artifacts given the Kings centuries past, the fate of the Empire rests on the shoulders of Gilafas and a girl who can hear the voices of ancient stone.
The Weapon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A novella of 13k words. Emily Dontal is the godborn daughter of The Mother—one of the only godborn children allowed to survive in the Barony of Breton. She prays to the goddess for a child. But the child she is given in answer to her prayers is not godborn; she comes not from the goddess but from the barony's brutal rules.
Trouble is My Client
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Series: Benny Cahill, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Benny Cahill is back. After getting involved in a crooked horse race in Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth, the cynical and wise-cracking private detective returns in four never before published short mysteries. These noir stories are inspired by the author's love of Old Time Radio shows. This collection includes a foreword by Theresa Linden, author of Chasing Liberty.
Sunset Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It is a tradition in Nigeria for stories to be told at sunset. Sometimes the stories concern the supernatural and intend to raise goosebumps. Biola Olatunde, poet, screenwriter and novelist, provides 6 such tales but with an added twist. Each of her stories are insightful studies of aspects of Nigerian society - superstition, sexism, prejudice. 6 short stories totalling 10,000 words.
The Black Ospreys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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The Black Ospreys were a war-time unit, created in the heart of the Dominion of Annagar at the behest of one of the Empire’s three Commanders. They did what the rest of the army couldn’t—or wouldn’t—do and their colors became the only ones feared by the Southerners. Framed by the events of the final battle in The Sun Sword, this is the story of the formation of the Black Ospreys.
What Happened When the War Was Over; further stories of Gonzalo Llorente and Carlos Tejada Alonso y Leon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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In the novel DEATH OF A NATIONALIST, committed fascist Carlos Tejada Alonso y Leon crosses paths with equally committed socialist Gonzalo Llorente. The meeting changes both men's lives forever. The stories in WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE WAR WAS OVER trace the lives of Tejada and Gonzalo after General Franco's dictatorship falls, and complete their biographies for curious readers of the Tejada series.
Warlord
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Novelet of 12k words. Avandar Gallais is a domicis, and he has served Jewel ATerafin since she was sixteen. Long before he was a servant, he was known as The Warlord. He built and ruled empires--but there are reasons he chose a life of service. Those reasons are the core of this story, which takes place before and around the events of the novel House Name.
Und innen so heiß
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: German. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Geschichten übers Altern. Einfach ist es nicht, alt zu werden, aber nicht hoffnungslos. Manchmal trifft einen die Liebe, an die man nicht mehr gedacht hat.
Through the Opera Glass
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Series: Seen Through the Phantom's Eyes. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Author Sharon E. Cathcart took up a challenge in 2012: to write flash fiction and full length short stories based on various prompts. Each story features one or more characters from "In The Eye of The Beholder: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera" or its sequel, "In The Eye of The Storm."
The Bear on the High Shelf and Other Christmas Bear Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This is a short collection (10,700) of fluffy teddy bear stories and poems for the holidays. Learn how Aristotle Bear found his true home, the story of the Christmas House and more.
The Crystal Spheres
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a universe filled with habitable worlds why have we had no contact with extraterrestrial intelligence? David Brin's short story, "The Crystal Spheres," offers a fantastic explanation for the Great Silence. Instead of being late-comers - might humanity have come upon the scene too early? This haunting tale was voted one of the "most beautiful" of the eighties. Winner of the 1985 Hugo Award .