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The Dark at the Heart of the Diamond
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A vampire's latest victim is not what she seems. A hospital patient lives in terror of the destruction his dreams will bring. A musician is haunted by a fatal love song. There is more to this world than the papers' headlines reveal. Sylvia Shults takes you on a journey through the darker side of life. These stories explore the hidden reaches of the mind, and calls forth the monsters...
The Free Story Friday Collection #1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The first 24 stories of the Free Story Friday series collected here for the first time.
Smith's Monthly #11
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this eleventh volume the full and complete novel, The High Edge: A Seeders Universe novel, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Inappropriate: Three Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
3 short stories about irrational emotions between 2 people. ‘Deadline’ tells of Andrea, about to bag the ideal boyfriend. Only her tutor and her late thesis stand in the way. ‘Outside’ recounts of Deke, an ex-con doing community service outside the home of single mother, Elaine. And ‘Nice’ follows the life of Durante, suspicious of his girlfriend, who keeps getting texts from a secret admirer.
Slightly Unhinged - Short Story Collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of bizarre short stories for your enjoyment, with some additional bonus material.
Flights of Fancy
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Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 25,560. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Moyhill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ghosts, romance, friendship of all kinds and revenge form the basis of this collection of short stories. Ghosts hint at a chance of coming back to say goodbye, exact a little payback, or simply to help someone else carry on living. Romance is not just for the young and nor are second chances. As for revenge, well... Never underestimate a group of elderly ladies with contacts from the past.
It is the People: of Thailand and Other Countries
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Thailand's premier author in the English language, Pira Sudham, is for the first time published in the ebook format. Best known for his novel Monsoon Country, this is an anthology of his short stories previously published in Tales of Thailand and People of Esarn. In It is the People are stories of hardship, land loss and the tourist sex trade to which so many of the young are drawn into.
Hubris on Roller Skates: Short Stories for Smart People
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this fascinating collection, David often examines the emotions of women of all ages – sometimes in a woman’s voice. He lampoons and surprises – ranging from Assyrian kings to touching romances to cunning old men and some science fiction. Look out for unexpected endings and the consequences of hubris – acting with excessive self-confidence. Some of this material touches on grown-up themes.
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay
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Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay is a collection of short stories, poems, and vignettes that use fantasy and the harsh realities of ordinary life to explore the impact of solitude, sorrow, hope, and longing on how we see and believe in the world.
My Universe: A Collection of Short Stories Vol.1 Revised
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a mix of short stories ranging from Fantasy and Science Fiction to Super Natural and Horror. Vampires, Werewolves, Dwarves, Elves, Robots, Aliens and more wait to capture your imagination.
Peregrine for an Earl and other short stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The six short stories – Peregrine for an Earl, The Last Reel, Hearts on Standby, The Rose Garden, Danny and The Last Cat – are an eclectic collection of unusual encounters, both fictional and real.
Losing Effie and Other Mississippi Stories, 1964 - 1968
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Losing Effie and other Mississippi Stories, 1964-1968 includes eight short stories set in a time when dreams were big, evenings were magical and friends were forever. Written by a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Between Feathers and Fins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This collection of flash fiction and short stories by Erin Cole will lead you into the savage hauntings and restless fears that plague the females in them. From ghosts to mermaids, witches to beasts, 'Between Feathers and Fins' is an imaginative collection of dark and strange stories you won’t soon forget.
Dancing Wind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Marion Margaret Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Dancing Wind is a small anthology of five stories and poems by Diana Cacy Hawkins. Story Dancing Wind Poem Ghostly Retreat Poem Phantom Wolf Story Great Aunt Loraine Story Listen To Me Story The Journey Made
The New Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 49,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The New Mysteries-Book of Sherlock Holmes brings together for the first time all the Sherlock Holmes stories written by award-winning crime author Martin Edwards. The book includes a range of special features, including an essay by Martin Edwards analysing Arthur Conan Doyle’s story-telling gifts, and another looking at how other writers have paid tribute to Sherlock by writing pastiches.
Electric Chair
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Series: Suicidal Intentions, Part Three. Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Nathaniel and Karen are on a drive to escape life's problems for the weekend. Stopping at a secluded area the two meet a familiar traveler named Ashura, similar to Karen in many ways though not afraid to act on her desires. Bearing concealed features, she holds murderous intentions. A body of heavenly hosts with hellish stratagem will turn the couple’s camp destination into a scene of chaos.
Absent Company
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
ABSENT COMPANY collects two of Steve Rasnic Tem’s early books of ghostly, supernatural tales: the 33 stories in The Far Side of the Lake combined with his haunting exploration of the intersection of reality and delusion, the novelette Among the Living. “It’s not uncommon to believe yourself awake when you are, in fact, sleeping. Far less common is to believe yourself sleeping when you are awake."
Zombie Jam
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Zombie Jam is a festival of the living dead, featuring Schow's previously uncollected short fiction from zombie anthologies near and far, including the elusive pseudonymous works of alter ego Chan McConnell. Stories included in this collection: Blossom Incursion DON’T/ WALK Infection Jerry’s Kids Meet Wormboy Epidemic Dying Words Assimilation
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 25
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 25” a single Korean guy living in New Zealand with a good job admits to letting others split up his relationship and his fixed ideas meant he gave up his sport. Has complying with others wishes and holding fixed ideas the best way to live? Now he is away from his home country does he still have to obey their rules? What has he learnt? Check it out.
Eye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
You might perceive it as an unblinking scrutiny of such topical issues as sex, obsession, idol worship, penny miracles, policing the birthrate, breast implants, mysterious phone calls in the dead of night, pornography, eternal youth, and the price of devotion. With whom -- or what -- are you really crawling into bed, in the dark? This collection contains thirteen stories by David J. Schow.