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Short Takes
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Price: $2.95 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.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
For Four Players
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of what happened: when the HMS Dovish made her final berth in the South Pacific...when a Soviet Cosmonaut paved the way for the future at the cost of his own past...when the Mayor of Seventeenth Avenue faced a difficult choice...and when Johnny's girl took the money and ran.
Candy Floss and Carousels
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An anthology of short stories all based in the UK but with a wide variety of themes, including romance and humour. There is a strong Welsh flavour to this anthology but all the stories are suitable for a wide general readership and aim to be ideal five minute fiction or coffee time reading.
Brain Teasers and Heart Pleasers - Grin and Bear It
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book contains a retired man's short commentaries on the tedious, often dumb things he does or has done, as well as things he finds himself thinking when he's down or trying to figure out how to overcome another personal problem. Sometimes humorous, sometimes serious, these observations are entertaining and spiritually uplifting.
Five Female Sleuths
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Five different women—a CPA, a lawyer, an internet service provider, a bookstore owner, and a crime scene investigator—find themselves in the middle of crimes, crimes so personal that they threaten the women’s lives. Stories included are Edgar nominees “Cowboy Grace” and “Spinning,” Shamus nominee “Discovery,” and two stories others, “Patriotic Gestures,” and “Jury Duty.”
Magische Geschichten
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Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: German. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Eine kleine Zauberin, ein magiebegabtes Häschen, ein Wassergeist und eine gute Hexe: Magie und Klugheit, Wirklichkeit und Legende verbinden sich in den vier Geschichten zum Schmunzeln und Nachdenken. Ab 8 Jahre