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A String of Snags
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of 40 short-short stories with an Australian flavor and an occasional dash around the globe. In the quirky world of nostalgia, Australian country folk and worldly predicaments that prompt serious thought, one is never quite ready for the unexpected snag. The author reveals the complexity of the human condition laced with the unique humor that allows Australia to function.
Fables & Fairy Tales For Teens & Adults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
So you've been told that fairy tales are for kids? And you are too old to believe in fables? Then, Gypsy Lee's collection of stories isn't for you. "Gypsy Lee'sFairy Tales, Fables & Yarns" is only for those of us who are young, or who are still handicapped by optimism, imagination and a need to embrace the fun and fantasy in life.
Women on the Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Women on the Edge is an anthology of short stories by Morgan St. James about women who are facing something in their life: rekindled romances, retribution, transition, loss of a friend,a humorous funeral and an excerpt from the Silver Sisters Mystery, "Seven Deadly Samovars."
Hobos I Have Known
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Things during the Great Depression of the 1930s were much different than they are today. Men, soon known to everyone as hobos, threw themselves at the mercy of the residents of the towns and villages they traveled through looking for increasingly scarce work. These short stories tell their story through the eyes of one of the rural people who fed them.
Short Takes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book is three stories: The Homeplace: The boys tell Clint he'll enjoy the "home" in Houston. But, they didn't tell him at first that he'd have to give up his dog. Maude's Place: Maude wants so much to make a good impression on her family from "back east." But her cafe and its clientele are most unimpressive. India Rope Trick: A rodeo roper's fame & fortune rest in his magical catch rope.
Siding the House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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The often-silenced voices of the various members of a rural family speak out in this story set on a dead-end road in the country, as two white men come to work on their house. "I love summer because I get to ride my bike and run races all day with my best friend Toshera from down the road and I can stay outside until Grandma yells me in for supper."
AFRAID - Tidbits of the Macabre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two-time Bram Stoker-winning, veteran horror author Elizabeth Massie offers up a collection of some of her more obscure horror shorts, a sampling spanning nearly the entire length of her 27-year career thus far. AFRAID opens the collection with a new poem, "Afraid," which plays with the question, "Why do we read horror?" There are 13 tales in all from a master storyteller.
A Hatful of Rabbits
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Price: Free! Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ingredients: Ten stories, a countdown to death, fairy tale genocide, too intelligent rabbits, a deadly meteor shower, the transmutation of matter to energy, swearing, a ten-ton weight, a man who cannot fail, the world’s shortest space opera, a zduhac, three never-before-published tales, including a “Writers of the Future” award winner. All in just over ten thousand words.
Goddess in Training
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a game of the gods, librarian Lisandra, who has never been loved, is chosen to be the goddess of fertility.
Neverwas: Forgotten Tales of Albion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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A tiny collection of fae tales of a world that never was but might have been. New expanded edition has even more magical stories.
The Definition of "Class"
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Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A short story of a rich couple who embelish the meaning of the word "class".
A Revengeful Mix of Short Fiction
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of three short stories involving mass murder, nuclear revenge and terrorism that hits Major League Baseball.
Across the Ages
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Series: Tales of Mimion. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Mimion's earliest history to its space age, these stories show moments large and small that contributed to how the culture evolved.
Interstellar Tales of Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,940. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of space stories of attacking aliens, hungry space mantas, elephant-sized spiders, warring fleets and rescue missions gone awry.
Shades Of Grey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a world where technology reigns, where the lines between corporate rule and government action blur, a dark dynasty rules. Those few who rise up against these powers run the risk of madness or death. Those who do not die lose the humanity they wish to save, or become just twisted as those they wish to overthrow. Morality in this world is nothing except for varying Shades of Grey.
Kaleidoscope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From the warm shores of Australia's Moreton Bay to a storm-swept English pier and a barren South African hillside. Whatever the setting, nothing is quite as it seems in this collection of short fiction.
Virgins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Wonderful, remarkable, unforgetable stories" - G.K. Nelson, editor, Savoy Magazine "The Irish have a history of producing great short story writers. Steven Duggan is the latest in a long line" - Patrick Hegarty, editor, Planet Ireland. 100% of the author’s proceeds from this edition will go to World Vision to help provide access to healthcare and education to children in need.
Numbers Plus Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A woman roams around a city uttering seemingly random numbers on her cell phone. A vigilante is motivated by more than justice. Teenagers stumble across a deadly cabin in the woods. "Numbers Plus Four" features these and two other short stories. Included in this collection: "Numbers", "Pet", "My Brother's Keeper", "The Cabin", "Disappearances"
The Magic Library Chronicles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The quiet town of Newbury is home to a special library, the only one of its kind, a magic library. Guarded by a short, fat, and balding wizard, Mr. Mac provides a special touch of “tender loving care,” to troubled and wayward teens that unknowingly need his services. This volume contains all three Magic Library stories: The Mysterious Knight, The Queen of Newbury, and Exaggeration Station.
The Next Stop (3 complete short stories)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
A collection of three complete short stories with interesting twists. Short Stories, approx. 6,500 words total