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Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
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Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.
The Elevator Trilogy
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Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Elevator Trilogy is 62 great short-short stories, about you and me, everyone of them like a little movie – for busy people who can really use a break now and then and don't have a lot of time to read.
Women and Monsters - Free Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This sampler of a collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
When Time Was
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Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Time Was brings memories of when time was simple, exciting and fun; a time when a day was a day long. But as we grow older, time does change. Life molds and shapes us from those times when time was. This is a collection of enjoyable stories to read. A time when times have changed and we wanted them to stay the same.
Night Strike
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Price: Free! Words: 90,570. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of thirteen short stories, featuring favorites like Mason Stone and the dynamic duo of Nick Jones and Corrie Albiston as well as one off shorts that date back to the earliest reaches of his writing. Now expanded with full notes and a proper table of contents.
Suitcase Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A blend of quirky poetic tales containing real life issues that poke well beneath the surface of humanity. Dark humour. Poetic. Bordering on the absurd. Themes of control, paranoia, death, spiritualism, power, ignorance, poverty are portrayed through rich characterisation and strong imagery. A disturbing but sensuous read inspired by people watching at an airport.
DreamVision
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Price: Free! Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A collection of short stories that will feed your imagination. These stories will introduce you to a world where things aren't quite as they seem. There is also a taste of poetry.
Where the Cloud Meets the Mountain and the Mountain Disappears
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Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A free collection of contemporary and sf/fantasy short stories from author James Comins. In "The Soft Operative," a corporate saboteur kidnaps a genetically modified employee. In "Four Seasons of a Man," a Vietnam war vet's life is seen in four vignettes. In "Matt and Maggie," a punk couple live through a suicide attempt. Twenty stories and poems and poem-story-things.
Leximandra Reports, and other tales
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Series: Draykon. Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this four-story anthology, Mr Pitren Warvel makes a mess of his sorcery; a young reporter pursues Lady Evastany Glostrum for an interview; Rikbeek the gwaystrel encounters a spy; and the Sanfaer family develop a new approach to keeping poultry.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
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Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino
A Cry in the Wind
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Price: Free! Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The stories in A CRY IN THE WIND are seasoned with twists and turns that will take you on an adventure, as the unlocking of the truth that lay dormant for years in the grave finally rises to face its judgment. The ghost that lurks hidden in the words of the collection will carry you from the enchanted darkness of the night to the haunting “Cry in the Wind.”
"Weirder Than Weird" 18 Bizarre Tales From a Disturbed Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
If you love quirky and dark short stories but have become discouraged over the lack of originality these days then "Weirder Than Weird" will renew your faith! "Weirder Than Weird" is chock full of dark and creepy tales that will leave you wanting more and also wondering about the authors sanity.
9 Lives: Stories for Cat Lovers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Let Dr. Rex Chartreaux, a mysterious professor and raconteur, take you on a journey through 9 stories of wonder, adventure, mystery, and terror, with cats playing a major role in each story. A must for fans of Lillian Jackson Braun, Rita Mae Brown, Agatha Christie and Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Midnight on Halloween
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
31 very short stories for those Halloween lovers counting down the days until midnight on Halloween. Find tales of living dough men and their pumpkin pets, marketers gone mad, the post-apocalyptic mosquito city, extreme gaming gone wrong, snake women and werecats, and more! Something for everyone. Perfect as a gift or for reading on the bus. Strange and provocative -- not your everday stuff!
Around the World in 80 Pages
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Sharon E. Cathcart presents ten short stories of various genres, each taking place in a different location. With subject matter ranging from paranormal to historical fiction, urban fantasy to literary fiction, there is something in this sampler for everyone.
Sage: Tales from a Magical Kingdom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sword and Sorcery meets Agatha Christie: Three novellas introduce the Kingdom of Sage and those who protect its boundaries. Toil, Trouble and Rot: Sage is under attack from a deadly and mysterious enemy. Dungeons and Decay: Find out how far a mother will go when her child is in danger. Call to Arms: Every hand is needed when a ghost invades the kingdom demanding old wrongs be righted.
Salt and Pepper Short Stories and Poems
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Price: Free! Words: 45,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short Stories and poems. Humor ,young adult, ghost, romance, and thriller, these range across various genres. Salt 'n Pepper provides tasty reading snacks when there is no time for a full meal.
Gulf Coast Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 30,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An exciting yet touching short story collection — page-turners illuminating the volatility of the human character in six different, literary shades of good and evil. Adventure, taboo sex, dysfunctional parents, murder, cargo theft, and fervid love — all in rarely seen locations with endearing characters who often live outside the law. Literary pulp fiction!
Beneath The Skin
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Price: Free! Words: 22,550. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Everyone has to live through an event which, whether they like it or not, defines who they are. This event may result in an extraordinary action or reveal an internal demon that has to be dealt with. Each story in this collection says, "this is who I really am" and asks, "what do I do now?"
Cooter (The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume III: Reír)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Dangereye Inc.. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Bedford Crane saw something strange in the woods when he was thirteen, and it ruined his life. Or was it his brother that did that? Years later, the two of them camp out together for a night of beer, aliens and redemption. What they both see and do is going to require a lot of explaining... and a couple of extraterrestrial tourists will be turning in their galactic passports.