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Warlord
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Novelet of 12k words. Avandar Gallais is a domicis, and he has served Jewel ATerafin since she was sixteen. Long before he was a servant, he was known as The Warlord. He built and ruled empires--but there are reasons he chose a life of service. Those reasons are the core of this story, which takes place before and around the events of the novel House Name.
Tales of Suspense and Mystery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten tales calculated to keep the reader in suspense. Raw Deal. Engine Trouble. The Doll Makers. The Practical Joke. The Blizzard. Intruder. The Diamond Ring. The Weed. No Place to Hide. Secrets of a Psycho The tales are a mixed bag, but all have the common thread of suspense. There are thrillers, mysteries, scifi, fantasy, and horror, all with loads of perilous situations and taut suspense.
The Prospect Of A Sweet Career
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
I was challenged to write a story containing the words "requital" and "chocolatier". This is the result.
Black Dress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by YellowBay. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
With black dress – the saga of a girl whose fantasies lead to her being stalked by a killer (london arts council prize-winning story) and greek fire – a bored teacher tempted to sell his wife to a Greek goatherd (first published in the third alternative), comes this exciting collection of seven urban myths and nightmares by best-selling author clifford thurlow.
Confessions of a Velour-Shirted Man: Collected Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
No matter what modern angst ails you, there is always the curative power of surreal, modern, short fiction. If Rod Serling and Patricia Highsmith had a bastard child (and who's to say they didn't?) and that bastard started writing... well, the feverish results might be much like these unforced "Confessions."
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 1
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Series: Eddie's Shorts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
The first volume of short stories written by M. Edward McNally, circa 1991-1997. Contents: Bedlam - "The Saturday after my dad first shows up, Walter makes his break for the woods, and vanishes." 7:00 C/M (Seven, Central and Mountain) - Let's see what's on tonight, shall we?
Before Life: A Collection of Short Stories.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A breathtaking and inspirational collection of short stories, that speaks to love, loss, purpose,and healing. This epic is armed with 8 short stories that ignite the discussion about out-of-wedlock blessings, parental envy, and real life urban crisis, family secrets, accented with 'emancipated' love. This book is engaging and humorous, taking readers on a courageous ride by using poetic prose.
A Touch of Romance (7 romantic short stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
New York Times Bestselling Author and Agatha Award Nominee! First Published by Penguin/Berkley/Prime Crime! This short collection includes a Romance Short Story first featured in Woman's World, along with six other romances and a sneak peek of The Fairy Godfather.
The Weapon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella of 13k words. Emily Dontal is the godborn daughter of The Mother—one of the only godborn children allowed to survive in the Barony of Breton. She prays to the goddess for a child. But the child she is given in answer to her prayers is not godborn; she comes not from the goddess but from the barony's brutal rules.
Foreign Ways
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Travel broadens the mind, the saying goes. But sometimes there’s a price to pay. In these three stories, set in Latin America, travelers discover that unfamiliar ways can lead to lethal consequences.
The City of All-Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Bartolamus the Sorcerer is dying, and his apprentice approaches his bedside with a silver whistle in his right hand and a tarnished bell in his left. The wizard shares his history and his plans for one last quest, and the worldview of his young apprentice shifts violently as a result. Learn more about the weird City of All-Worlds and the portal at its center in this fantasy novelette.
Jump to Conclusion
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A traffic incident is causing a traffic backup on a Rhode Island Bridge. One down on her luck woman thinks she has deduced the reason, as does a man stricken with road rage, but the truth may be sometihng all together different. More at www.banocanut.com
Tending the Fire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
I wrote the ten short stories in "Tending the Fire" to celebrate the history of fantasy and all its glorious trappings by exploring them in a new light. You’ll find existential stories about gnomes and assassins, cultural clashes between magical empires and lost villages, comic adventures and dark fables, stories that touch on the nature of dragons, dreams, and story itself.
Knots
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jude is just your normal high school girl - she's got friends and a little brother who'll soon start in school, himself; she worries about looking good, getting good grades, and staying fit - until something happens that turns her world upside-down. (Included in the young adult anthology, Shortly.)
The Black Ospreys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Black Ospreys were a war-time unit, created in the heart of the Dominion of Annagar at the behest of one of the Empire’s three Commanders. They did what the rest of the army couldn’t—or wouldn’t—do and their colors became the only ones feared by the Southerners. Framed by the events of the final battle in The Sun Sword, this is the story of the formation of the Black Ospreys.
Miss Otis regrets. And other short stories
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You set the price! Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of contemporary short stories by Dieter Moitzi. Including "Miss Otis regrets (she's unable to lunch today)", a free interpretation of the famous Cole Porter-song. The story is set in the 19th century on a Carribean island and tells the most important moment in Miss Otis' life: the moment when she finally faces her existence and meets her destiny…
Tales from the Digital Sea (Volume One)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Best selling author Thomas K. Carpenter has written dozens of stories set in the Digital Sea universe. In this collection are four stories.
Four Stories About The Singularity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of four short-short, mostly humorous, stories about the Singularity, from four very different points of view.
Tank Farm Dynamo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Can a sci fi story alter the course of something ponderous, like the space program? Perhaps. "Tank Farm Dynamo" sure tried! What if we found the nerve, the spirit and daring to use every resource - including those that NASA simply threw away? An unabashedly old-fashioned hard SF story with science and technology as central, problem-solving players... plus a real twist.
Ooter's Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
13 Short Tales by Karl El-Koura