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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.
Tales of Ancient Rome Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish. The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st.
A Peculiar Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From best-selling author Lisa Hinsley comes this peculiar collection of short stories with dark themes.
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.
Romance, Crime, Good Food: The Kathleen Valentine Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Kathleen Valentine, author of the Amazon Top Ten Bestselling horror/psychological thriller, “The Crazy Old Lady In The Attic”, this sampler contains four complete short stories, two full essays from her Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook/memoir, plus eight recipes in their entirety. Each story is complete, not a partial sample.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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?"
Beyond The Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 44,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
BEYOND THE TRUTH is a collection of favorite enriching stories of a variety that will enhance your reading with unforgettable feelings. The truth is always there, but when we look a little further sometimes we find more of the unseen, hidden pieces of secrets that may be overlooked. That may say more about the truth that could twist your thought another way.
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 » Drama » 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.
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.
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.