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Erotophobia and Other Challenges
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Irrational fears can be overwhelming but as Stephen discovers in Eorotophobia, they can lead to worse problems. Or challenges can be channeled, as the main character in A.D.D. P.I. discovers. He has Attention Deficit Disorder and his bouncing brain connects seemingly unrelated facts to solve mysteries. Other challenges simply make life complicated, as readers see in these short stories.
Foreigners
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two short stories: In far-flung mysterious China, two foreigners discover the secrets of The Temple Heavenly Falsities despite the language barrier. In South Africa, Trishnen returns home to find so much, yet so little has changed.
Once Upon A Dragon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A non-themed, cross-genre collection of short fiction, including fantasy, science fiction and horror as well as general fiction.
Breathing Ghosts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Breathing Ghosts" is a collection of unique and different ghost stories from writer Costa Koutsoutis. Ghosts and the unknown play a part in all of these stories, from comforting spirits to horrific forms that we cannot name.
Fantastic Visions 2
Price: Free! Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An introduction to the writing of Julian M. Miles. Science fantasy, magical fantasy, horror and weird horror - a selection drawn from all of his currently published work.
Strands Of Time
You set the price! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Trilogy of short stories based on the isles of St Kilda. The stories take you through the years and generations of the people of this forgotten land.
Screwed, Blu’d And Tattooed (And Other Stories)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Blu Yunger, a wild and wooly young traveler who will take you for quite a ride in his fast Ford Fairlane. Along the way you’ll meet the beauteous Fakyah Aineedair, Big Roid Bagwith, and Trout Bender. If this picaresque adventure isn’t enough to hold you, there’s a handful of other tales to tug on your brainpan. Yes, Reef Perkins can be downright hilarious!
Eidgah (ईदगाह)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: Hindi. Published: July 15, 2015 by General Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
रमज़ान के पूरे तीस रोज़ों के बाद ईद आई है। कितना मनोहर, कितना सुहावना प्रभात है। वृक्षों पर कुछ अजीब हरियाली है, खेतों में कुछ अजीब रौनक है, आसमान पर कुछ अजीब लालिमा है। आज का सूर्य देखो, कितना प्यारा, कितना शीतल है, मानो संसार को ईद की बधाई दे रहा है। गाँव में कितनी हलचल है। ईदगाह जाने की तैयारियाँ हो रही हैं। किसी के कुरते में बटन नहीं हैं, पड़ोस के घर से सुई-तागा लेने दौड़ा जा रहा है।
Poos ki Raat (पूस की रात)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: Hindi. Published: July 15, 2015 by General Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"हल्कू ने आकर स्त्री से कहा—सहना आया है, लाओ, जो रुपए रखे हैं, उसे दे दूँ। किसी तरह गला तो छूटे। मुन्नी झाड़ू लगा रही थी। पीछे फिर कर बोली—तीन ही तो रुपए हैं, दे दोगे तो कंबल कहाँ से आवेगा? माघ-पूस की रात हार में कैसे कटेगी? उससे कह दो, फ़सल पर दे देंगे। अभी नहीं। हल्कू एक क्षण अनिश्चित दशा मे खड़ा रहा। पूस सिर पर आ गया, कंबल के बिना हार में रात को वह किसी तरह नहीं सो सकता।
Panch-Parmeshwar (पंच-परमेश्वर)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: Hindi. Published: July 15, 2015 by General Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"जुम्मन शेख और अलगू चौधरी में गाढ़ी मित्रता थी। साझे में खेती होती थी। कुछ लेन-देन में भी साझा था। एक को दूसरे पर अटल विश्वास था। जुम्मन जब हज करने गए थे, तब अपना घर अलगू को सौंप गए थे और अलगू जब कभी बाहर जाते तो जुम्मन पर अपना घर छोड़ देते थे। उनमें न खान-पान का व्यवहार था, न धर्म का नाता; केवल विचार मिलते थे। मित्रता का मूल मंत्र भी यही है।
L'uomo che stira i fazzoletti - Parte Prima
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
I giochi dei bambini che un tempo riempivano i cortili, la libertà di una corsa in moto e il piacere di un cucchiaio di Nutella, la musica e la Grande Milano: racconti brevi che in una manciata di paragrafi l’uno esplorano aspetti grandi e piccoli della quotidianità e insieme danno vita a un affresco delicato e onesto del vivere contemporaneo in una cittadina dell'Italia settentrionale.
L. A. Child and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection of award-winning short stories, men, women and teenagers from London to Boston to Hiroshima to India grapple with the unpredictability of their lives. A teenager receives a gun from his best friend when he finds out his girlfriend has been unfaithful. A teacher in Hiroshima finds herself acting in a live sex show. Includes the Pushcart Prize-awarded title story.
"Funny Fungal Diplomacy" and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Diverse fictional adventures with funny bones. A diplomat’s sudden great weight gain puts her mission in danger. A woman being hassled using look-alikes plays the same game. What might be a boulder - or a spaceship - flies away and the chase it on. The military and industry are interested in what might be a virus that makes clothing dance on its own.
Murder She Did: 14 Killer Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Gillian Roberts has been recognized and presented with multiple awards for her Amanda Pepper mystery series. Now, collected here for the first time, are 14 short stories by this bestselling mystery author. From cats to marriages and dogs to dentists, these stories cover a wide range of themes and all are infused with Roberts’ well-known sense of humor.
The Osgood Casebook: The Nurseryland Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Nathaniel P. Osgood III, Nurseryland’s one and only private eye, makes his living by investigating and solving nursery rhyme and fairy tale mysteries as only he can do. Get the story behind the terrible fall of Humpty Dumpty, the brutal murder of Cock Robin, the attack of the blackbirds, and other mysteries surrounding Nurseryland.
Ugly Naked People and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From humor to horror and erotica to literary fiction, Giselle Renarde knows how to capture the LGBT (and straight) experience. Collected here, for the first time, are the short stories from this prolific author that have been previously published by Untreed Reads. We're sure you'll find something within its pages that will pique your interest and make you look at the world a little differently.
Beaten to the Punch: And Other Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The small talk at a summer barbeque is rudely interrupted by a baffling murder. It looks like poison, but how can that be when everyone has shared the same food and drink? Alma Easter, a cake-obsessed old lady, knows the answer. With this and other intriguing mysteries, Beaten to the Punch contains a variety of entertaining short stories for anyone who loves a cosy read.
The Singularity Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
6 stories (Flash Fiction and Short-Short Story) in which normal people see themselves confronted with horrible, unbelievable or simply strange occurances.
Tell Them Katy Did and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Publisher's Weekly has said that Victor J. Banis has "the master's touch in storytelling," and nowhere is this more true than in this collection. From horror to literary fiction, from contemporary characters to older settings, Banis continues to show why he is widely heralded for his talent and style. Compiled here for the first time in one volume are Banis' Untreed Reads short story releases.
Of Directions, Destinations, and Differences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection of flash fiction, Rachel Elizabeth Cole explores who we are, where we're going, and what makes us each unique. Pick a direction, set a destination, and celebrate our differences.