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Feeling the Fear
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic mix of intriguing tales with unusual twists. The author covers a broad range of topics from cosmetic surgery and euthanasia to love, sex and betrayal . Amusing yet often painful these stories will appeal to people of all ages. Makes for easy holiday, bedside and travel reading.
An Anthology of Battle
Series: The Simpson Anthologies, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,370. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
An Anthology of Battle Short: contains 4 short stories and 3 poems about war and the aftermath of war. Stories cover a range of genres: one is near-future contemporary in setting, another traverses three settings, and two more a science fiction pieces. The poems are experimental and range from 8-33 lines in length.
Naked, on the Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Readers are thrust to the edge of darkness in this powerful collection of supernatural and psychological tales by Stoker Award-winning horror author, Elizabeth Massie. Isolation, alienation, desperation, greed, rage, regret – human conditions that leave us teetering on the brink, ready to crash forward into the abyss or step backward onto safer ground. “Beneath our hearts, our souls are naked.”
Perfect Circles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Collected short stories, 1999 - 2011: the fantasy short stories from Spell Circles, the SF short stories from Eccentric Orbits and the mainstream stories from Life Cycles, collected together in one super-collection.
Lies, Trout, Out and About
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,000. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
LIES, TROUT, OUT AND ABOUT is a collection of witty and amusingly original short stories. Each features a lie, a trout or something other. From a Queen who needs to give an unusual balcony credit for its existence, to poodles given haircuts in a chip shop with disastrous results, a tiger given as a gift, to a trout which unnerves with glassy eye, and then there is the case of the missing heart.
Apocalypse Tango
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
How does the world end? Self-launched bombs, asteroid from space, rain of fire, alien invasion, or virus and pandemic? Maybe none of those. Maybe it's giant lobsters. Or zombies. Here are five different takes on the end of the world-- as we know it. It's a tango done at the Apocalypse, dancing as the race of Man comes to a close. Come take a whirl.
The Path to Darkness Volume One: Three Tales of the Macabre
Series: The Path to Darkness, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Path to Darkness: Three Tales of the Macabre Tales to read on a rainy day… when the sky is dark and a downpour crashes against the earth. You will shiver in fear to read about, serial killers, apparitions and the mysteries of the astral plane. Revised July 2013 - Edited by Adrienne Koch for your reading pleasure.
Quarrelsome Fools
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Twin Trinity Media (TTM). Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes in life, the little things get in the way of the things that should really matter. This is the story of what can happen when the little things become too important in a person's life.
Stories to be read out loud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories is the ‘best of the best’ from the pen of author Bill Peters. There is murder here, and love, and horror - and there is a touch of the supernatural. And then there is Bill’s quirky sense of humour....
Other Roads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The world is populated with the shadowy roads that lead away from life's crossroads...the decisions unchosen, the actions untaken. Read a selection of fantasy short stories about people choosing other roads. Cover photo credit: Andreas Gradin (Dreamstime)
An Anthology of Dragons
Series: The Simpson Anthologies, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
An Anthology of Dragons is a dragon-themed collection of short stories and poetry. A collection of haiku describes a battle between a dragon and a knight, and a more modern style of poem describes searching for a dragon in the modern world. The four short stories explore dragons as intelligent shapeshifter, companion and beast.
The Science Reporter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short stories by sci-fi author, Rod Martin. The first four deal with a science reporter and his amazing reports that turn the Federal Science Bureau on its head. Each one brings him closer to being fired for reports that could in no way be called "scientific". The final three move away from the reporter into metaphysical fiction. And his "How to Build a Starcruiser" was born from this collection.
These Old Tales: A Collection of Dark Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
With this collection, These Old Tales features thirty horror short stories. Whether seeking gunfights, ghosts, abnormalities, werewolves, zombies, psychotic killers, the reaper, the devil, or all around everyday bad guys, this collection has something for you. "Cain’s unique eye for the macabre makes this collection more than worth it!" ~ To The Bone Reviews
Lanterns in the Dark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lanterns in the Dark is a collection of short stories revolving around the darker side of the human psyche. It brings a certain lightness that only fiction can bring to issues of criminal intent, human breeding, and questions about the destructive capacity of society. So, even as the stories walk you in to the depths of the darkness, I will always makes sure to loft a lantern to light your way.
The Bulletproof Badge
Series: The Harry Blaine Stories, Book 2 · The Just Cause Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A collection of previously-published and all-new tales featuring super-strong and damage-resistant parahuman police officer Harry Blaine.
Spirits of the Third Dimension
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories of ghosts, crime and emotion.
Cupid Pulls a Prank and Other Lesbian Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ten short stories are in this collection. The lead story is "Cupid Pulls a Prank." For the first time in American history, both the Republicans and the Democrats have female candidates running for president. The Republican is Alice Cowell, and the Democrat is Gillian Marshall. Cupid strikes them during a live, nationwide televised debate, and Alice's and Gillian's reactions shock even Cupid.
A Pocketful of Shorts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Pocketful of Shorts is a collection of short stories in mixed genres, with a fair number inspired by, and written for Women's magazines. A few are of the Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres.
Something In Between
Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There will be princes & princesses with their life stories, told together & apart, long before their once-upon-a-time, long before their appointed times, and at just the very moment both are ready to bridge their lives. There will be blood, sweat & tears. There will be joy, love & laughter; & everything else that comes in between. But this won’t be a set of fairytales. This will be life, real.
Farrango - Myths, Legends and Lore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
Those who are the stuff of legends, myths and lore were once mere mortals as we are. Discover what events turned them into legends, explore the reality before the myths and where lore was born.