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Death By Clogging
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This is a collection of Southern alcoholic first ladies, criminal mothers, self-destructive cloggers, disgruntled nuns, self-absorbed businessmen, cross-dressing Vietnam veterans, militant breast feeders, jealous husbands, insomniacs….basically the people we meet in our everyday lives just with a bit of exaggeration Southern-style.
The Dark Jar: A Collection of Short Stories by Bruce Memblatt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,250. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 17 short stories by Bruce Memblatt that are so smart, so daring, so clever, so scary and so much fun that you will never put them down! Titles include: The Last Station, A Bottle for Sandra, Almost Zombie, The Product and Return.
Romancing Jenny
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Series: Harris Grove, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jenny wants a little romance in her life, but her current boyfriend, Mark, is gorgeous, sweet and romantically challenged. Give him up or put up with it? Jenny has to decide if romance is more important than true love.
The Knowledge and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three children discover a suicide victim and the secret he tried to keep; a grieving railworker finds a glimmer of hope in an abandoned car; a group of friends visit a casino that craves more than money... Heartfelt, dark, unsettling, with fragments of the fantastical owing a debt to The Twilight Zone, this collection brings together six previously published short stories by Danny Rhodes.
Nurse Linda Villani and Her Love For Preston Cunningham
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An excerpt from the novel by Robert A. Chapin "Orphans Of The Mourning". The main character is Preston Cunningham assigned to Vietnam as a top secret cryptographer, but is nothing more than a "scrounge". In this episode he has just been rescued. Beaten and bruised he is recovering from his ordeal at a POW hospital in South Vietnam. The exploits continue. He falls in love with his nurse.
This Week's Stories: Sept. 16th-23rd, 2011.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A volume full with the greatness that is my story telling. Everything from our infamous detective Sin to the romantic humor of nerdy Eddy can be found within these glossy e-book pages. It’s a magazine for all – horror, action, romance, and much more. Enjoy!
“He Sees Everything” & Other Short Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Wherever there are people, there is greed, there is sacrifice; ingratitude and indebtedness; hatred and love; humor and poignancy. Woven around these emotions are seven short stories set in contemporary India from Prem Rao. They feature a cross section of society including property developers, Government servants and Indian Army officers. They are young, they are old and they are real.
Unfinished Business, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
We love to fight. Whether cats, pirates, computers, elves, or plain old people, we all love to fight. Or, for those of us who bruise easily, we love to watch others square off, putting up their dukes to take care of business. This collection of five such tales includes: Cat Patrol Delta, Episode #1: Earthfall; Gentlemen's Accord; Bull's-Eye Red; The Lucky Charm; and The Dawn of Spring.
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.
Sparrow Swift Kick (International Intrigue)
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Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Swift Kick is #3 in the intentional Intrigue series. Included are four new Sparrow Swift stories of escape and liberation. One of these stories can be yours. This is pulp fiction: people, places, and events. It's a coincidence these short stories seem familiar and you want to act now while you still have time. Where people are trapped in a web of unjust law, a swift sparrow can break the web.
Two Tales of Ocotillo Wells
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Join Ocotillo Wells on his ever illusive search for his daughter. In "One Man's Treasure" Ocotillo must earn $100 thousand to pay for his daughter's cancer treatment. He gets a job that pays quickly, but could be deadly. In "Houston Tunnel Chase" Ocotillo races to find a man who might know the whereabouts of his daughter before a deadly hitman gets to him first.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Just two stories appear in this volume. The second follows a not-quite-wide-awake commuter going to work but the first isn't a conventional short story. Told as a series of stories from a variety of fictional newspapers, it leaves the reader to decide what's actually happened, how much has been reported and whether its accurate. Try it – you might well enjoy the challenge.
Death's Generosity
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Death has a strange sense of generosity. For one man a somber visit to a beloved teacher's funeral brings up a flood of emotions and makes him question the fairness of life and the endless ambiguities of death itself. He discovers only one solace: in relationships with the living and the memories he has of those who have gone. Death's Generosity is a short story of reflection.
Women and Monsters - Free Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This sampler of a collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
Stirred Not Shaken
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A book of five short stories. Some are witty and frivolous, some are poignant and one is based on my Dad's diary as he sailed to the UK to be a Spitfire pilot in 1940.
Grandpa HATES THE BIRD:Aw Shoot (Story #6)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This time, Bird, Joseph and Maya have Special Time with Grandpa at an archery range. With real bows and arrows. And live targets. Enjoy another tale of heroic adventure in the unforgettable sixth short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series. Plus, hear Grandpa’s side of the story in a special bonus feature!
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Big Mistake (Story #5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
While Joseph and Maya are at school, Bird roams the neighborhood with best friends Humphrey the giant dog and Slick the albino python. When they find a mangy, snaggle-tooth kitten caught in a tree, Bird thinks “predator,” Humphrey thinks “annoying,” Slick thinks “lunch” and Grandpa thinks “My Fluffy!” Who’s right?
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Esposito's Ice Cream Emporium (Story #4)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
There are 28 flavors of ice cream at Esposito’s Ice Cream Emporium, but only one of them is poisonous to birds: chocolate. Guess what Grandpa orders?
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Bring Your Pet to School Day (Story #3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
It’s Bring Your Pet to School Day and Bird’s buddy Humphrey the dog has the blues. Bird does his best to cheer up his friend, but one laughing, slobbering 200 pound mastiff + one albino python dangling from the ceiling lights = twenty screaming kids and Grandpa on the run!
Women and Monsters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.