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The Cruellest Cut
By Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Cruellest Cut is the barbaric practise of female genital mutilation. In this epic short story, author Perry Gamsby makes his contribution to the growing international condemnation of this cruel assault on women and girls for the spurious excuse of religious adherence or some other cultural aberration. There are five other stories that explore relationships in very entertaining ways.
Like Life Itself: Ten Short Stories
By B.P. Broome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Like Life Itself: Ten Short Stories is a collection of dark fiction from B.P. Broome, author of the post-apocalyptic novel A World Gone Gray. Examine the exploits of a soulless Hollywood family ("Truth and Beauty"), a mischievous cocktail waitress ("New Money"), and a single mother intent on tracking down the punks who stole her son's beloved baseball glove ("A Mother's Love"), plus seven more.
Brother Against Brother: A Collection of Civil War Short Stories
By Haley Whitehall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Collection of 6 Civil War short stories and 2 excerpts written from both Union and Confederate points of view. Brother Against Brother provides snapshots of lives during the Civil War. This collection gives readers many different perspectives: drummer boys, brave-hearted soldiers, a prisoner of war, and even a young lady waiting at home for the war to end.
Snapshots from Home, Stories from Dysfunctional High School
By AngelDunworth1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of micro-minis cover topics such as sexting, drug abuse, emotional abuse, divorce, suicide, teen sexuality and prostitution in schools, among other serious issues affecting teens today. These stories are blunt, yet not graphic and helps aid open discussions between teens and parents. Written from a teens point of view, they are sure to intrigue the reader and bring attention....
Spare Parts
By Anders Flagstad
Series: Principal Parts, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a city on the edge of the continent - in a place where the real and the surreal melt in a foggy fondue and everything is possible - on streets where homeless people get heckled by defunct Roman Emperors, where lovers tell their futures by deciphering tattoos and Death is just one of many tenants barely making a living out of transient hotels, in such a city, what would it take surprise someone?
Awakening
By Claralice Wolf
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories by Claralice Wolf, centred around the theme of Awakenings.
Mist on the Jungle
By William Peskett
Series: Mango and Sticky Rice. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,970. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Mist on the Jungle and Other Stories by William Peskett A lascivious businessman who prefers lady-boys to ladies, a depressed captain who threatens to sink his own ferry, a woman who eats more than food, and a Thai widow finding her late husband’s roots in Crete—these are just some of the engaging characters who appear in this original collection of short stories.
Mango and Sticky Rice
By William Peskett
Series: Mango and Sticky Rice. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Mango and Sticky Rice and Other Stories by William Peskett A photographer hired to witness a murder, a colour-blind sperm donor, a ghost who misses his friends, a Canadian in Pattaya who pretends he’s from Latvia, and a woman sure her children’s will be the last human generation—these are just some of the fascinating characters with leading roles in this poignant collection of short stories.
A Twist In Time
By Robert Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Twist In Time, and 12 Other Stories - An anthology of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and the Paranormal.
Miserable Holiday Stories
By Alex Bernstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Author and humorist Alex Bernstein presents a collection of quirky, bittersweet tales calculated to ruin even the most blessed festivities. Featuring the Glimmer Train finalist "Brownie Mix", "The #$@!# Bicycle Boys Save Christmas, Again!" and the never-before-printed "Blue Christmas", Miserable Holiday Stories is the perfect gift for that special someone you'd rather not ever hear from again.
What Is and What Could Be: Tales of Imagination
By Aaron Garrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sometimes the best fiction defies all labels. That’s why these stories are called, simply, “tales of the imagination.” In this collection of 15 diverse selections from author A.A. Garrison, the reader is introduced to a broad expanse of literary territory, ranging from sci-fi to crime to post-apocalyptic ruminations, including some outright weirdness and a no-apologies zombie romp.
If You Can’t Stand the Fun, Stay Out of the Go-Go
By William Peskett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Go-go bars as a cultural asset, dentists, chicken's feet, soapy massage, trousers, being struck by lightning, tattoos, luck, breast enhancements, beards and being a foreigner—these are just some of the aspects of living in Pattaya, Thailand's most exciting city, that come within range of this lively and revealing book.
Three Little Love Stories
By Alan Nayes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An anthology of three love stories that encompasses death, the apocalypse, and time travel. True love never really dies.
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume 7)
By Barnaby Wilde
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.
Another Damn Week
By Kenneth Lett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Exploring the human mind from within and without, these stories visit the aftermath of teaching our toys to think, the pitfalls of understanding the human brain too well, and the folly of programmable mirrors. Love, science, art and vending machines commingle in this surprising collection.
The Long Short Story: Novellas
By Aaron Garrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Novella - [noh-vel-uh] - a fictional prose narrative that is longer and more complex than a short story" Some folks like short stories, others enjoy the deeper waters of a novel. But what about those times when a short story is too short and a proper novel too long? Enter the novella, that literary stopgap.
The Lost
By A. Sparrow
Price: Free! Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven short stories about bog men, swamp hags, witches' curses, hell hounds, pagans, slavic gods, death wishes, bucket lists, professional vigilantes, musical necromancy, artificial intelligence, demonic possession, aphrodisiacs and satyrs.
Evolution: Jeff Resnick's Backstory
By L.L. Bartlett
Series: Jeff Resnick Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
NOT A MYSTERY: A Collection of short stories chronicling Jeff Resnick's (and that of his brother, Richard Albert) back story. What forces molded these men into the people they are today?
A Snowball's Chance in Hell And Other Stories.
By Lee W. Lindsay, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ever wonder what would happen if a demon found a snowball in Hell? This short story collection just might answer that question. Included are two fantasy stories, two horror stories, and the final story is straight from Hell.
The Collected Horrors of Tim Wellman
By Tim Wellman
Price: Free! Words: 79,950. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
The collected horror stories of award-winning author, Tim Wellman. This book contains eighteen tales of terror and suspense, including two novelettes! From spooky little girls to Appalachian yarns, film noir tough guys to bigfoot, you're sure to find something you like in this collection, all written in 2013.