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Ken's Tale & the Peterson Dilemma - Desperate Prequels
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Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ken Dahlgren watched the economy tumble. He knows the end is near. He and his wife plan for an economic cataclysm and stock their lake home with necessities. What Ken lacks are the guns to protect himself and Patty from the unknown. The search costs him dearly. The second story is about the rich Peterson clan, the moment after they realize they stayed in the city too long. Death is at their door.
PsychoHead Fiction Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short fiction; psycho-horror, supernatural, fantasy and psychotic behaviour.
A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From nihilistic elves to tortured snowmen and cursed gifts, A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories explores a different side to the holidays. These five tales will take you from the North Pole to an empty shopping mall on Christmas Eve, and even through the dark depths of the US Postal System. Whether you love the holidays or hate them, this is our gift to you.
The Boy Who Drew In The Mud and other parables
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Price: Free! Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short parables and poems, each with a purpose to purvey an overarching moral. For those who love Aesop's Fables and Grimm's Fairy Tales, these original stories continue the aged tradition of meaningful stories for both the young and old.
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.
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.
Leximandra Reports, and other tales
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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.
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.
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.
Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compact compilation of stories by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. Evolution showcases Jess’s penchant for working in various genres and formats--read with caution.
To Read or Not to Read
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Hobbes End Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
'The Hour of the Time' is a short story by Vincent Hobbes. It was first published in 'The Endlands' (Jan. 2011) Gunter von Strauss owns a small bookstore. He carries something for everyone’s taste. He also carefully inspects each book, making sure they are safe to read. Who knew that choosing the wrong book could carry such a consequence.
Carried Away a series of short stories Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Come ride the rails with me as we get to learn a little about the lives of our fellow train passengers. You may notice a few things about this train. It’s bigger and comprised of private compartments of various sizes, most which come with their own bathrooms. Consider this twist literary license. Some of my characters are quite insistent upon their right to privacy.
Midnight Kiss: Three Romantic New Year’s Eve Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
New Year’s Eve is a time for new beginnings, but also for reflecting on the past year; what we’ve achieved, what we’ve lost… who we’ve loved – or wanted to love. Midnight Kiss is a collection of three romantic short stories that capture the essence of New Year’s Eve, the bittersweet expectation of something new mixed with the fond remembrance of something old.
Edible Art and Other Flash Fiction
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Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 12 reviews)
Steve laughed at his obituary in the Chicago newspaper. 'Famed artist, fifty, perishes in airplane crash.' He cut it out and taped it to the fridge. Steve hardly felt dead. In fact, since he'd relocated to the remote Greek island not found on most maps, he'd put on a few pounds. Islanders knew him as Fat Jack. Day and night he painted food.
April's Fool
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
April’s Fool covers a few hours in the life of an unappreciative farmer and his downtrodden wife. After a stomach-churning dinner scene she decides upon an action that will change both their lives.
Not Quite Normal - Free Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
The free edition of Shane Rynhart's debut short story anthology. This edition contains nine short fantasy, horror and science fiction tales. There is also an extended, paid, edition with nineteen stories plus bonus content, available separately.
My Own Prison
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Taunted by his dead wife, Robert lives alone with the whispers of her cold voice. She tries to convince him to confess a murder he had commited. A murder that caused his wife's death.
Making Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Powerless' Chapters 1-3: a retired hero is dragged from his self-imposed isolation when an old teammate is murdered by another power and he is tasked to find his killer. 'Lord of Shadow': a small boy finds solace in the darkness. 'Making Gods': two linguistics experts find an awkward romance over ancient carvings. 'The Colours of Jupiter': a group of scientists investigate the nature of time.
The Dark Side
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A second-person short story, The Dark Side follows a few minutes of a couple’s life which we soon learn has not been a happy one.
The Hour of the Time
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Hobbes End Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is the most important day of Charlie's life...and he's running late!