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Sci-Fi Series 2 (Simulator, Little Angels, Esperanza)
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Series: Science Fiction Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
“There was nothing human about the scream. In near total darkness, where even the stars had forsaken their shimmering sheen, within the hot breath of the steaming, churning volcanic hot springs, Astrid could only imagine the alien features contracted in a spasm of agony. Pain is pain by any other name. It hurts as much, no matter what the species. A shriek, a short silence, a protracted whimper,
Uneasy Living
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A collection of short stories involving abandonment, grief, loss, and betrayal
In the Valley stories
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You set the price! Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
These short stories will take you away, down into the valley and up again to soar over the mountains. Most are set in Africa, in the ancient bush, with people interacting with the animals, the birds and the spirits.
Checkmate and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Fifteen previously published stories, collected together for the first time, spanning fantasy, horror, sci fi and speculative fiction. Among other things, Bleed Them Dry puts a new spin on vampires, talking corpses tell their side in The Dead Do Listen and and a devilish game of chess goes wrong in Checkmate. Perfect for Halloween.
Just Passing Through
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a collection of writings: journeys, places, lovers and friends; a magic knife, a motorcycle journey across France, a friendly werewolf, an exile and quiet hero, a bear hunting Crow Indian etre bien dans sa peau, and a meditation on beauty and death.
Story A Day May 2011 (stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
‘Story A Day May (stories)’ comprises the 31 short stories and flash fiction written from daily prompts given during May 2011. No prompt information, no author comments, just the stories themselves. From Chelsea buns to casseroles we share highs and lows but they all go to show what can be done with a prompt, a few hours and a colourful imagination.
A Baker's Dozen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
these short stories cover all what life can throw at you. stories of families broken by addictions, debt and grief. yet others are full of hope, love and good deeds. a mixed bag to explore.
De leukste columns
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Price: Free! Words: 7,840. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In de leukste columns steekt auteur Stefan Bongaerts de draak met alledaagse dingen op een badinerende manier die hem eigen is.
OCR is Not the Only Font
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Series: Flash Fiction Month. Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Silly, surreal and sometimes serious, these thirty-one very short stories cover a vast range of subjects and themes. Written entirely during July 2012, these flash fiction pieces are accompanied by a deeply unscientific analysis of the challenge that spawned them: to write thirty-one stories in thirty-one days.
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume 7)
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Series: Barnaby's Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ten short stories in a variety of genres, including another tale from the Vertigo labs in 'The Invisibility Cloak'; Emily plants her last two 'grow your own man' beans in 'When Danger of Frost is Past', and a tale of stalemate in a country lane in 'Impasse'. Is levitation really possible? Why do Tom's new curtains keep him awake at night? Answers to these questions and more in this new collection.
Headshots
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story collection is loaded with shotgun blasts that deliver the goods on life in all its pain and glory. Inside, a boy learns how hard it is to be good in post war Mississippi, a father teaches his beloved daughter her place in the world, and an elderly doctor makes the ultimate sacrifice on a dying planet. All this, plus plenty more to keep an avid reader’s head engaged.
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.
Wünsch mir was
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: German. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Geschichten, durch die ein Hauch von Märchen weht: Eine Fee wird in ihrer Grotte von den modernen Zeiten eingeholt. Ein Wellensittich träumt von der Freiheit und fällt auf einen falschen Ratgeber herein. Und schließlich: Fortuna verwehrt einem Bauern das ersehnte Lottoglück. Für den gutgelaunten Lesespaß zwischendurch.
Bizarre Lifestyle of the Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's 5091 AD, and the earth is overrun by zombies, clairvoyants and weird aliens. Body-swapping, teleporting and using invisible cloaks are very common. Inter-galactic travel has become easy while time travel has become easier. Each chapter of the book depicts an innovative device, invention or concept.
Stuck
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Series: Stuck, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A world too different from what we once knew . . . all we hold onto now is survival.
Brooklyn Bites: Meatball Sandwich & Cream Crumb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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The third and fourth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, Meatball Sandwich and Cream Crumb explore the possibility of hope after the disappointment of rejection. In Meatball Sandwich, two antagonistic strangers figure out a way to connect over delicious meatball sandwiches. In Cream Crumb, Josh sets out to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, but stops in for a life-changing donut along the way.
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume Three)
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Series: Barnaby's Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten more coffee break sized stories. A miscellany ideal for reading in the bath, on the train, in bed or on the beach. A hint of sci fi in Cube Roots; gentle humour from the world of the Vertigo Research Labs in Jocelyn and an old man's search for his roots in Visiting Worseley. What if dragons were very small? Why is Jack running, jumping, never standing still? Answers to this and more inside.
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume Six)
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Series: Barnaby's Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten more coffee break sized stories in all genres, including another tale from the Vertigo labs, a mystery coach tour in the West of England, a message from beyond the stars and a spat between the quiz and darts teams at the Poacher's Inn. Stories that are the right length to read in the bath, on the train or during your break. What if you woke up inside a maze, or your best friend went missing?
Refractions: A Collection of Short Fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three women. Three challenges. Infinite possibilities. Each of the vignettes in Refractions: A Collection of Short Fiction explores challenges in the lives of three women and how new possibilities emerge from the ordinary stuff of life.