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Electric Chair
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Series: Suicidal Intentions, Part Three. Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Nathaniel and Karen are on a drive to escape life's problems for the weekend. Stopping at a secluded area the two meet a familiar traveler named Ashura, similar to Karen in many ways though not afraid to act on her desires. Bearing concealed features, she holds murderous intentions. A body of heavenly hosts with hellish stratagem will turn the couple’s camp destination into a scene of chaos.
Absent Company
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
ABSENT COMPANY collects two of Steve Rasnic Tem’s early books of ghostly, supernatural tales: the 33 stories in The Far Side of the Lake combined with his haunting exploration of the intersection of reality and delusion, the novelette Among the Living. “It’s not uncommon to believe yourself awake when you are, in fact, sleeping. Far less common is to believe yourself sleeping when you are awake."
Zombie Jam
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Zombie Jam is a festival of the living dead, featuring Schow's previously uncollected short fiction from zombie anthologies near and far, including the elusive pseudonymous works of alter ego Chan McConnell. Stories included in this collection: Blossom Incursion DON’T/ WALK Infection Jerry’s Kids Meet Wormboy Epidemic Dying Words Assimilation
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 25
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 25” a single Korean guy living in New Zealand with a good job admits to letting others split up his relationship and his fixed ideas meant he gave up his sport. Has complying with others wishes and holding fixed ideas the best way to live? Now he is away from his home country does he still have to obey their rules? What has he learnt? Check it out.
Eye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
You might perceive it as an unblinking scrutiny of such topical issues as sex, obsession, idol worship, penny miracles, policing the birthrate, breast implants, mysterious phone calls in the dead of night, pornography, eternal youth, and the price of devotion. With whom -- or what -- are you really crawling into bed, in the dark? This collection contains thirteen stories by David J. Schow.
Short Frictions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Robots, aliens, vampires and evil corporations (wait, we already said vampires, didn’t we) will thrill you in this collection of short stories.
Leda and the Swan and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Learn of Marilyn Monroe’s escape and reentry into the world. Share Delaney’s discovery of a school for deception with a student body lifted from the front page of the morning paper. Exhume Dirk’s secret with Hollywood Paparazzi. Travel through Justin’s subconscious attempting to surface. Uncover a vanished cabal of battered women fleeing horrors of home.
Racers of the Night
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Racing at the Speed of Night . . . twelve terrific science fiction stories from award-winner Brad R. Torgersen
Al Sarrantonio's Book of Holidays
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
New in digital, a 5000-word collection of macabre holiday-themed short stories from Al Sarrantonio. Spend the Holidays — all the Holidays — with horror master Al Sarrantonio! In this very special little book, Al Sarrantonio presents a battle between Mr. Old and Mr. New Year, a bizarre love poem for Valentine's Day, a St. Patty's Day from hell and more! Easter, Halloween, and others.
Bestsellers Guaranteed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Bestsellers Guaranteed contains sixteen unforgettable short stories from Bram Stoker Award-winner Joe R. Lansdale, as well as an introduction by the author. Stories included: The White Rabbit The Dump God of the Razor Chompers The Fat Man Bob the Dinosaur Goes to Disneyland On a Dark October My Dead Dog, Bobby Bestsellers Guaranteed Dog, Cat, and Baby The Shaggy House and five others
A Breath of Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A Breath of Fiction is a unique collection of 200 stories, each made up of exactly 200 words. The stories range in mood from serious to enigmatic to poignant to silly. Some closely examine ordinary moments that might easily be overlooked. Others open a window to the fantastic and to the impossible. But all of the stories are concerned with what it means to experience life.
Along the Splintered Path
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Along the Splintered Path is a collection of stories written by up-and-coming horror author AJ Brown. Phillip's Story: Down on his luck, Phillip comes across a bag of money that has fallen from the sky. Where did it come from? And what will Phillip do with it? The answers could be his saving grace… or his greatest downfall. Also included in this collection: 'Round These Bones and The Woodshed
Calendario verosimile
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Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dalla Siberia all’Himalaya, dall’America all’Europa: mese per mese, traendo spunto dai suoi numerosi viaggi e incontri nei panni di alpinista, giornalista e autore di documentari, Mario Casella racconta un calendario verosimile. “Ma non è possibile... Non ci credo...”. Quante volte facciamo questo pensiero quando sentiamo raccontare storie inverosimili spacciate per autentiche?
Salle des Pas perdus
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: French. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cinq nouvelles très courtes sur des êtres que vous auriez pu croiser un jour au détour d'une rue, d'un couloir. Leur dénominateur commun ? L'errance, le questionnement et le tragique de leur situation. Au sommaire : Une rencontre, T'es où ?, Le banc, Mirakel-Man et Stockholm.
Eleven New Ghost Stories
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Eleven New Ghost Stories is a collection of real encounters with the supernatural. Each sinister tale is taken directly from the testimony of someone who claims to have experienced events which defy explanation. Are these real confrontations with forces that exist beyond our understanding? Or are they the lies and delusions of the deceitful or disturbed? Only you can decide…
Old Blood
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Series: Old Blood, The Beginning. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Imagine your life as a vampire. How would you survive? What would you eat? How could you handle yourself around other humans who have beating hearts? How would you face the one you really love? Would you tell them that you are a vampire? Would you change them? Or would you lead them on with a web of lies?
Rumour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three terrific stories starring sarcastically humorous protagonists. From the emergence of enduring insurgency in the sub-Sahara, to the live in bomb-ridden cities and the fun of an adventure dream within another dream, the book promises a delightful read.
Chocolate for Scorpions: 11 Neofolkloric Stories from Coastal Oaxaca
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Follow author BF Jelen as he re-tells 11 folkloric tales as told by a local of rural coastal oaxaca. The eclectic mix of magic, legend, and ideology found in these stories give an interesting insight to a worldview that is seldom seen in our modern, sanitized world.
Nine Weeks of Tweets
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Series: Tweets by @C_Brand_Author, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 43 #vss tweets from @C_Brand_Author. #vss is the hashtag for 'very short stories'. There are several different prompts tweeted daily or weekly on twitter by different people. Some invite poetry as well as very short stories and some have a word limit.
Elämästä
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: Finnish. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Novelleja elämästä sekä vähemmän taianomaisesta arjesta.