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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Books of Blood, Volume 5
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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. This fifth volume contains the short stories : "In the Flesh," "The Forbidden," "The Madonna," and "Babel's Children."
Books of Blood, Volume 4
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,270. Language: English. Published: March 25, 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. This fourth volume contains the short stories : "The Inhuman Condition," "The Body Politic," "Revelations," "Down, Satan," and "The Age of Desire," as well as a new introduction by author Al Sarrantonio.
Books of Blood, Volume 3
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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."
Books of Blood, Volume 2
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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 1
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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.
Practically Fiction ( A Collection of Unrelated Short Stories)
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories of love, obsession, dreams, and childhood memories; Practically Fiction is a books of short stories by Shamara S. Davis that shows some insight into the author's mind. This ten story anthology has a story for everyone.
The Blood Kiss
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Following his first two acclaimed collections, The Dark Country and Red Dreams, Etchison's much-anticipated third volume of wildly original stories continues to redefine modern horror. From the freeway off-ramps of Los Angeles to the darkest passages of the human heart, these are the visions of a writer whose imagination knows no boundaries.
Eye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
You might perceive it as an unblinking scrutiny of such topical issues as sex, obsession, idol worship, penny miracles, policing the birthrate, breast implants, mysterious phone calls in the dead of night, pornography, eternal youth, and the price of devotion. With whom -- or what -- are you really crawling into bed, in the dark? This collection contains thirteen stories by David J. Schow.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.