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The Winged Things
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Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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A hellfire sky. Winged things prowling. Meagan just wants to finish watching a creature feature on TV, but a strange apocalypse interrupts. In her words: "Mayhem took over." A group of survivors must decide: stay put, or take a chance and seek sanctuary in the nearest church. NOTE: "The Winged Things" is available as part of the compilation "Now You'll Never Know: A Collection of Strange Stories."
Fireflies
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Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Erica Lindquist. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A haunted train and the gods' retirement home. A spirit of vengeance doesn't know her purpose and a blackmailer has lost his memory. An ancient star's gravity brings a starship to life and the laws of the dead are tricky. Fireflies is a collection of short stories by Erica Lindquist and Aron Christensen.
Unraveling the Darkness
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Price: Free! Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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From light to dark, sixteen tales will unravel the dark mysteries of the night.
Somewhere to Start From
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 32,990. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of 22 short stories featuring an eclectic cast of characters. A sales rep experiences a life-changing revelation, a retiring deity looks back on his achievements, and a father struggles with his teenage daughter’s independence. Elsewhere, an underground hotel holds a terrifying secret, a student feels the sting of unrequited love, and Godzilla and King Kong squabble over a pizza.
From The Angry To The Sublime
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Six ghost stories to entertain you. From angry ghosts waiting for the cops to arrive to ghosts that need problems solved. This is a collection of unique ghost stories, often with twist. Stories in this collection: Call of Duty A Family Reunion Pile Up A Place for Everything Duet Hallow Grounds
Dwight's House and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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The title story in Meredith Sue Willis' second collection is set during a year of explosions: the first space shuttle; the nuclear power plant at Chernobyl; the rundown little cottage at the lake. In this new collection of stories and a novella set at summer houses and around lakes, Meredith Sue Willis explores the places where we are most exposed.
If an Octopus Could Type
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Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of stories that portray a sometimes scary, often hilarious romp through humanity. Explore the deepest questions known to man as IAOCT gathers saints and sinners, rowdy ghosts, lost children and terrifying riff-raff into a fresh compilation that deftly spoofs conventional literature. If an Octopus Could Type serves life up as it sometimes is, a cold dish of hopelessness.
All Directions: A Little Bit of Everything
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This anthology is a showcase of stories I've written throughout my life so far. Stories about dragons, warehouses, teenage girls and high adventure. Stories about loved ones lost and watching over us. Stories about life, death, hope and remembrance.
The Liar and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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'The Liar, and other stories' is the latest collection of short stories from acclaimed Northern Irish author Matthew W. McFarland. "In the past twenty-four hours, I have convinced various people that I am a fireman, that I make my own shoes, that I am a qualified pilot, that my middle name is Wenceslas, and that I have an inoperable brain tumour. Only one of these things is true."
Crystal, Fire and Water
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Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Joanna Gawn and Ron Dickerson, authors of The Lazuli Portals series, have brought together some of their shorter works in this small ebook. With stories (and a few poems) ranging from 100 - 1500 words, this collection is ideal for reading when you don’t have much time to spare. Includes: Yin and Yang; The Crystal Cave; The Day Edward Met Helene; The Haunting of Melton Grange; A Cordello Memory.
Choke (#2, The Breathless Novelettes)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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This is only 20,000 words. When Eria escapes her home in the Biome, she uncovers more about her features and specifications as a HumaNot. Following her father's instructions, Eria embarks on a journey into a dangerous and unpredictable world.
Perversities
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
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Perversities is a collection of twisted tales of love and death and some very peculiar gifts. From flashes of dark brilliance to extended forays into new weird fiction, these stories run the gamut of genre, slipstreaming from horror to science fiction to romance to niches that haven't even been named yet. This is novelist Alexander Douglas' first collection of short fiction.
Barnaby's Bigger Book of Shorts
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 132,890. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Forty coffee break sized stories (Volumes 1 to 4 of Barnaby's Shorts) in one collected volume. Ideal for the beach, in the bath, on the train to work, or, while taking your morning coffee. A mix of genres, including mystery, romance, sci fi and humour. Who are The Women Furies? Can you grow a man from a bean? Is it possible to rob a bank by accident?
Timeout
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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"Timeout" was my contribution to Round 11 of National Public Radio’s “Three Minute Fiction,” concluded June 9, 2013. Rules: 600 words or fewer; not “inappropriate;” and in which a character finds something he or she has no intention of returning. I wanted to cast the state of our growing economic inequality in more intimate terms.
The Old Grass Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by StormSage Central Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A short story set in the Australian bush, from a very unique perspective.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 21
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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In “Year 21” a teacher talks separately with three young Japanese girls who have the same culture but are experiencing different challenges. One has escaped her family restrictions and the second is trying to escape the anger of the upset from breaking up with her boyfriend while the final girl has escaped from the fear of family work commitments.
Odd Thoughts: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Odd Thoughts is a collection of short stories ranging from science fiction to psychological thrillers. The common thread is that somebody in the story is having – Odd Thoughts.
Allsorts
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Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: Australian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A selection of unusual and quirky short stories. Meet a naked ghost, a castaway in a bottle and a killer with multiple personalities. Witness death in an auction bullring and cower from a haunted computer. See a fast food addict find enlightenment. Recoil as two predators indulge in power sex. Watch an old man slay his demons.
O Engenho dos Sonhos - Antologia de Contos Fantásticos
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Price: Free! Words: 48,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Esta é uma antologia onde se pode passear pela imaginação e por novos e antigos mundos, conhecer personagens que nos levam mais além e partir à descoberta do desconhecido. Há quem já tenha lido alguns destes contos, contudo fica o convite para lerem os que estão por conhecer.
One Day
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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When Folk-Pop singer Mason Trent meets a stranger while waiting for a bus, he finds answers from her that clears the blurs of his career. This is an inspirational story about how two people facing different problems can lighten each other's burdens.