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Joining the Dots – Ten Readings for Advent
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These Gospel adaptations started as a join-the-dots exercise. I wanted to write something that included gritted teeth, morning sickness, and what Mary was thinking about when she wasn’t singing the Magnificat. I would love you to use my stories or sketches for your home group, church, youth camp, conference or fund-raiser. They are written to be read aloud but are intended to be flexible.
Gunning for the Buddha
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gunning for the Buddha collects fifteen stories that range from near-future science fiction to historical dark fantasy and contemporary horror, touching on a range of genres in the process. All but two of the stories were previously published in magazines such as Asimov's, Strange Horizons, and Writers of the Future. Take a look at the stories that Publishers Weekly called "evocative and vivid."
Nine Kinds of Trouble
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010 by NukeWorks Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A collection of short mysteries ranging from mystery light to dark and disturbed. If you like your murder with a side dish of humor, this collection is for you.
For The Love Of God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
For intelligent, literate Christians who dislike the bombast and apocalypticism of most religious fiction, and for Amiable Agnostics who occasionally feel the urge: Ten journeys in faith, replete with miracles, mysteries, gentle preachments, and the occasional what-if. Unlike other establishments, the doors of the church are never locked. All are welcome. All ye that labor, come unto Him!
Ashes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,670. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
A collection of supernatural stories by award-winning author Scott Nicholson, including "Homecoming," "The Night is an Ally" and "Last Writes." From the author of THE RED CHURCH, THE SKULL RING, and the story collections FLOWERS and THE FIRST, these stories visit haunted islands, disturbed families, and a lighthouse occupied by Edgar Allan Poe. Exclusive introduction by Jonathan Maberry.
The First
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 15 dark fantasy, dystopian, and science fiction short stories, featuring the Areopagan Cycle where time is literally money. Includes an afterword, and Scott Nicholson's first-ever published story as a bonus. A rare side of an award-winning novelist's work. "Nicholson always surprises and always entertains."--Jonathan Maberry, Patient Zero
Nano Flash Fiction Volume Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here are 25 very short stories. A variety of genres are represented in this collection of writings intended for someone with very little time on their hands. Every story was generated from a prompt. The author was presented with a situation or set of words that must be included in the story. All of the prompts are included along with each short story.
Nano Flash Fiction Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here are 25 very short stories. A variety of genres are represented in this collection of writings intended for someone with very little time on their hands. Every story was generated from a prompt. The author was presented with a situation or set of words that must be included in the story. All of the prompts are included along with each short story.
Short Attention Span Fiction Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Included are 50 very short stories; most are a page in length. Several different genre's are included ranging from dark to humorous, drama to sci-fi. All of the stories were initiated by a prompt - the author was given a word or setting and challenged to write a story that would include the prompt. Prompts are included with each story.
Other Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2010 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Five fantasy stories: A young mother must save her child from a disturbing future society. A playful ghost meddles in a young woman's love life. A teenage runaway walks the shadowy line between life, death, and love. An upscale bag-lady enters an alternate world and meets her alter ego. An animal rights activist clashes with the King of Faerie. [OWFI's 2008 Best Book of Fiction]
Cosmic Sculpture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner of the EPPIE 2004 Trophy Award for Best Anthology, COSMIC SCULPTURE is a collection of 14 science fiction and fantasy stories plus the DRAGON'S DEN novel. Read tales of futuristic Mars, ancient Atlantis, mysterious dragons, mischievous faeries, creative reincarnation, lonely vampires, and more. [FIVE STARS CoffeeTime Romance | FIVE STARS Pantherhawk Reviews]
This Is Not the End
Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the voices of folk music, and a man discovers a life on a city bus that he’d never thought possible. Plus six more.
Krakow Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two books in one - a collection of stories about the people and legends of Krakow and Poland, as well as a further collection of early stories entitled 'Stranger Things Than This'. 28 stories in total.
Another Place, Another Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five Stories. A short anthology of stories by Max G. Bernard. Four science fiction stories and a semi-autobiographical tale of the 1960's. Includes: "If Only," "Second Time Around," "Meeting of the Minds," "Warm Summer Night," and "The Reader Suffers the Loss of Dostoyevsky."
Where Sheep May Safely Graze
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The cat stared up at him as though it knew all about the entry and he was being tiresome about it. Then it proceeded to have a bath, the kind of cello-playing bath one feels obliged to look away from unless one knows the cat well. A collection of short (some very short) stories and poems, mostly about New Zealand, or cats, or sheep.
The Royal Bank of Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short stories that would be true had the world been more sane (or insane). These stories tell of our past and future with a bit of humour and fantasy thrown in. They are guaranteed to touch your emotionally somehow - you'll laugh, cry (maybe), chuckle, sigh, yell 'Eureka!' and you may even realise just how amazing you are, which is the whole point of the stories. Oh, yes, you may even enjoy them!
Greed (The Seven Deadly Stones Book I)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: 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
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009. Categories: 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.