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The Electric Jungle by Ian Moffitt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"From the jungle's rich decay he is coaxing his own pale shoots of hope...Somewhere in there, waiting for him to discover it, lies the biochemical basis of happiness." These powerful stories tear the veil from a fascinating world which touches us all - although we often try to shut it out. They blaze a trail not only into the real jungle of the title novella, but the chemical jungle of the brain.
My Governor's House & other stories by Josh Karaczewski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(3.00 from 1 review)
A collection of writings from author Josh Karaczewski, including the Pushcart Prize nominated titular story. Through mostly short stories, you will meet a homecoming warrior defeated by housework, a lonely debut author impatient for recognition, a son losing a boyfriend because of his mother, the thoughts of someone who falls from great heights to the ground on purpose, and much more.
Faceless by Alfonso Borello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A panhandler, an alcoholic mother, a lawyer behind the wheel of a bucket truck, a state trooper who despises women, a presidential candidate fond on social media, a coroner with a new set of scalpels, and a star maker with the latest technology. All in a mosaic, or better an orgy of life stories taped and narrated by the author himself.
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake by Scott Stabile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.
The Muse and Other Stories of History, Mystery, and Myth by Lillian Stewart Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
A single-author collection of thirteen short stories exploring the mystery, magic, and myth of history. Twelve were especially commissioned for print theme anthologies (and three of those were reprinted in “Best Of” anthologies). One was published in Realms of Fantasy Magazine. The collection includes Author’s Notes and an essay on writing short historical mystery.
Anthology of Evil by JZ Murdock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The tales in this anthology examine the many forms of Evil. Evil is in our relationships, on the streets we travel, in the news, and in our entertainment. At times it's right in front of us and we don't even recognize it. No matter what the circumstances, Evil surrounds us in our daily lives. Evil. It is all around us. It takes many forms. It patiently waits. Choose your next step well...
Seicentonovanta anni dopo e altri racconti by Mattia Bertoldi
Price: Free! Words: 11,790. Language: Italian. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Tredici racconti premiati (e non) scritti tra il 2004 e il 2011. Decine di protagonisti diversi, da un emulo di Benjamin Button a un vampiro per non parlare di Michelangelo, Leonardo e Galileo che litigano a un tavolo del Bar Centrale. Un viaggio che va dal regno di Ade al Paradiso passando per ospedali, marciapiedi e strade di campagna. In poche parole "690 anni e altri racconti". Buona lettura!
Daniel und Ismael - Schwule Liebesgeschichten by J. Walther
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: German. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Daniel und Ismael - begegnen sich, als beide von Familienfeiern fliehen. Daniel findet auf den ersten Blick Gefallen an dem hübschen Ismael, doch die Familie des schüchternen Jungen gehört einer Sekte an, die mit Schwulsein so gar nichts im Sinn hat. Diese Erzählung wird ergänzt von vier Kurzgeschichten.
Young Dan and HORROR-able People by Dan Clyburn
Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of true stories, starting seventy years ago in 1941. I was four years old, starting school. The teacher turned school into the house of horror for me. The big kids were a bad bunch, that made it worse. I never got over the fear of going to school. This takes you though my years of school and tells you how I handled, the teachers and the bullies. Learning grammar at 75 years old.
Bayou Blues and Other Sorrows by Teri Heyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
"Bayou Blues and Other Sorrows" is a collection of eight short stories and eight poems touching on issues that all may face at one time or another, from lost love to life changing crossroads to moments of pure happiness.
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends by Ted Gross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends, a short story collection by Ted William Gross presents the reader with engaging and thought-provoking stories spanning the ages. Covering subjects of love, loss, pain, desire, need, frustration and hope these stories are meant to entertain as well leave an indelible impression upon the reader. Some of these stories can be purchased individually in E-Book format.
Disintegration Visions by J.M. McDermott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sometimes it’s not what you say, but how you say it. Crawford Award-nominated fantasy author J.M. McDermott says it with aliens, magical frogs and the Berlin wall. Share his discoveries in nature, bug-infested basements and visions of death. Visions of the future. Visions of forgotten pasts. It's all here in J.M. McDermott's powerful collection of dark fantasy and horror from Apex Publications.
Painted Ponies by Tammy Rainey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012 by Each Voice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In the course of life, it is often not the big events that define us, but the quite small moments that end up shaping who we are. A boy is changed by a simple tradition that bound his widowed mother and the father no longer with them. A father comes close to losing his son and rethinks his own life. A prisoner finds hope in the face of hopelessness. Minor chords in the songs of life. 9473 words.
Gnawing the Bone: Dog Fiction by Raud Kennedy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What is your dog thinking? What puts a smile on his face? In this collection of dog fiction, dogs speak their minds in that straightforward manner only dogs have. They want to know why we do what we do. Why are humans obsessed with sex? Some of the dogs are from around the corner, others from the farthest reaches of the galaxy—and some even live on an Earth where dogs are the dominant species.
Vienna, USA by Nick Hayden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Vienna is a small Midwestern town like a hundred others, but if you look closely, it has its stories: the reporter who survives a lightning strike, the grandfather suffering from ALS, the emotionless bachelor trying to discover what love is. Collected here are five stories from Vienna, where ordinary people encounter the big questions of life.
A Handful of Stories by Deepankar
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Handful of Stories is a collection of ten short stories. These stories reflect the hopes and aspirations of urban India and the young people gravitating towards it. There is passion, frustration, love, rejection, endurance, despair, faith, deception, ambition, tragedy and a host of other emotions in them, which is a microcosm, of life in India.
Round Up At The Burger Bar: Parts 1-5 The Beginning by Russ Crossley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This book collects the first five parts of the serial novel Round Up At The Burger bar: The Legend of Trixie Pug. By the year 3333 1/3 massive fast food corporations control the galaxy. Trixie will become the galaxy's 2nd most powerful CEO for a fast food franchise called Heavenly Sky Burger. To read more about Trixie check out the short story, Big Business and the novel Attack of the Lushites.
So Far by Thea Biesheuvel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by David Vernon. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
He said, “but I’d like to see more of you.” I nearly laughed. This was the phrase which my girlfriend and I had identified months earlier as an indication that a man might like to see, not just more, but all of you, preferably in bed. Nineteen short stories from master story-teller, Thea Biesheuvel, explore many themes — love, loss, assimilation, war and the resilience of the human spirit