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Greed (The Seven Deadly Stones Book I)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three scientists on an expedition in the Himalayas discover a unique stone with an unusual attraction. They soon find themselves in the midst of the battle between Heaven and Hell as the stone's fate and that of the scientists unravels. Can an evil prophecy be fulfilled, or will the birth of a boy save mankind?
Chairs
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Chairs is a collection of sixteen original stories. The voices are those of Bangkok based freelance journalists and their invited guests. Each Saturday morning, over coffee, the members of Chairs gather to share the latest gossip, scandals, myths, dangers, exploits, and loves that bind together their small community.
Thumbnails of the Fantastic
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This short story collection presents to the reader a thoughtful selection of twelve tales from the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. The author, a religious scholar, explains in an introduction what not only links these genres together, but to the religious imagination as well. In an epilogue, he explains the significance of fantastic literature for literary critics.
The Elm Street Ladies Tea and Wine Society
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Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sara runs from the garden Nazi living next door, June stalks the night streets attempting to avert environmental disaster, and Jean cinches her seat belt, hoping it will help her survive driver’s education. Come meet the misfit inhabitants of Cedarville, Washington, population, 4,601. These fun-filled stories are filled with the warmth, humor and eccentricities of life in small town America.
Unpleasant Futures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009 by Red Shirt Media. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A world full of vampires where humans are the biggest threat. A suicide redirected. A woman trapped with a rotting corpse and madness. These stories and more await you in this collection of the fantastic and the horrible.
Something's Not Right
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Are our dreams private affairs, or public property? Suburbia - the loneliest place on the planet? Will prime numbers eventually beat us into submission? Is there a downside to tourism? These five short stories don't promise answers, just possibilities. The answers, dear reader, are up to you.
Time for a Short?
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories.
The Japanese Grandmother
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 30,910. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Poetry and short stories. The Japanese girl who from disaster meets her true love, a young boy in Oranges are the Bitter Fruit who goes to steal and finds salvation. A farm wife discovers another life with the help of the supernatural in the Coming of Hippolyta. A bitter sweet love story in Interlude, and many more stories and poetry, already published in journals, magazines and newspapers.
X Factor Wannabe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by A.O. Bowen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The X Factor is the programme that can make dreams come true. For Lucy it may be the only way she can make her own dreams come true. (The X Factor is the UK equivalent of American Idol.)
Classic Westerns by Zane Grey: Riders of the Purple Sage, and The Rainbow Trail
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 207,150. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two classic tales of the Wild West by Zane Grey, collected in one volume. Preface give a brief biography.
In Search of Monsters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hitmen. Zombies. Private Eyes. Magicians. Strangers that disappear in the night. You'll find them all here in In Search of Monsters, the debut of collection of short fiction from Josh Covington.
Sacrifice and the Sweet Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A profound and disturbing collection of eight short stories, four poems and one vignette by award-winning author David A. Ross.
A Bump on the Road
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This eBook contains 18 short stories emanating from the innocent years before secondary school, and the growing out of it. The stories reflect an observant child in Ireland attempting to understand the world around him. Family, friends and the wider community – The Church, The Troubles and much more comes under the microscope of a child growing up.
Questionstruck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Keyhole Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Questionstruck traces the line of questioning throughout Calvin Trillin’s twenty-five books, compiling all of Trillin's interrogatives—the rhetorical, the political, and the victual—into one dizzying collection. Questionstruck is an inventive and experimental text that begs to be defined.
There's Nothing Romantic About Washing the Dishes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories, most of which are based on true events. All of which show a rare side from science fiction and fantasy writer, Katrina Joyner. Silver Over It Ghost in the Water The Glass of Cappuccino
Envisioning: A Collection Of Speculative Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The worlds in this collection are similar to our current world. Perhaps, one could say that they represent what would have happened in the past, in the near future and in a far-flung (and still possible) future?
From the Dreams of Morpheus: Five Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of five short storys of science fiction and the supernatural. You'll journey from the tormented dreams of a prisoner on a distant planet, to a graveyard encounter unlike any other, to the mysterious suicide of an entire alien civilization, to a radio that receives whispers from the universe, to the most frightening airplane ride of your life. This is a collection best read at night!
Tenerife Tall Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This first collection, in a trilogy of speculative stories is set on, around, and even under, the magical Canary Island of Tenerife. It has an introduction by the legendary American SF author, Harry Harrison, and won the top award in the SF category of the 2009 New York Beach Book Festival. The 17 quirky tales include - Black Hole, Smaller than Life, Evolution, Hologhosts, and Long Term Survival.
Midnight on Halloween
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
31 very short stories for those Halloween lovers counting down the days until midnight on Halloween. Find tales of living dough men and their pumpkin pets, marketers gone mad, the post-apocalyptic mosquito city, extreme gaming gone wrong, snake women and werecats, and more! Something for everyone. Perfect as a gift or for reading on the bus. Strange and provocative -- not your everday stuff!
Beyond the Veil
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Throughout history, men have been fascinated by what happens when the planes of living and nonliving touch. It’s been the basis of horror, inspirational, and romanticized tellings. This work asks one question. Can love survive parting, and what happens when the lovers meet again? Enclosed are three award-winning stories by Brenna Lyons on the subject of reaching beyond the veil.