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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."
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.
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
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
Eleven New Ghost Stories
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 88,580. 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…
The Color of Bone - A Collection of Horror Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,190. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Listen carefully..to the sigh of the wind at your window, to the sound of an unexpected cry in the night, to the scratch of nails at your doorway. Under a rind of moon, see the shadowed face watching your window as both of your gazes meet. A darkly compelling collection.
Dark Tales of Vampires, Witches, and Werewolves
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Gothic stories and poems of romance and suspense; of love and death, and undeath; of lust and envy, betrayal and revenge; tales of nature and supernature red in fang and claw. Macabre, visceral, morbidly erotic, at times grimly humorous and often deeply disturbing, these blood-soaked yarns are certain to haunt your darkest dreams.
Last Year, When We Were Young
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Last Year, When We Were Young brings together 16 tales that defy conventions of genre and style, every one with an edge sharper than a razor and darker than a night on Neptune. From the darkly hilarious "All the Clowns in Clowntown" to the heart-breaking and disturbing title story, this debut collection from multi-award nominated author and illustrator Andrew J McKiernan pulls no punches.
Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated
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Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #1. Price: $8.98 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" branded Tolstoy as one of the greatest writers in modern history. Few, however, have read his wonderful short stories. Now, in one collection, are the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy, which give a snapshot of Russia and its people in the late nineteenth century. A fine introduction is given by Andrew Barger. Annotations are also included.
Dodekatheon Problems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Foregate Press foregatepress@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
All six stories in The Girl & the Deities Collection. Story 1: The Girl with Three Heads. Story 2: The Girl who Dared to Date a God. Story 3: The Girl & the Gorgon Curse. Story 4: The Girl, the Rock Star & the Cyclops. Story 5: The Girl whose Dreams Came True.
Threads Through the Universe
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of nine all new short stories. Stop Sign The Relative Color of Grass Redneck Christmas Unexpected Hero The Formula for Happy Days Planned Futures Never Come The Dance Lottery Road to Riches
C.M. Simpson:Short Stories and Poems from 2013: The Year Just Gone
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Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: Australian English. Published: June 28, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This is the second volume of all the short stories, poems and flash fiction completed last year. Some of them have been released, and some are pending release. Pixies, unicorns, vampires, star ships, hunters, psi and sheer speculation of the what ifs, what might have been, and what might still be romp through the pages. Come and walk through the landscapes of my mind.
Lovers & Fighters, Starships & Dragons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Century-spanning life spans. Biohacking. Personality modification technology. Tom Purdom began his writing career over fifty years ago, and for the last twenty, he's been roving space and time with an acclaimed string of stories in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. Settle back with twelve of his best portraits of all-too-human characters coping with the challenges of the future.
Sex and Violence in Zero-G: The Complete "Near Space" Stories, Expanded Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 211,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
All the stories of Allen Steele's award-winning "Near Space" series—now in an expanded and revised second edition! Includes the Hugo Award-winning novella "The Death of Captain Future" and the Hugo Award-winning novelette "The Emperor of Mars."
Forgotten Tomorrows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The first volume of short stories by the author of “Residuum” and “Biome”. From SF thrillers to dark fantasy, from a new creation myth to the disturbing instructions on how to use your new anti-abuse device – these are stories designed to amuse, horrify and anger you.
C.M. Simpson: Short Stories and Poems from 2013 - Remnants to Recent Years (1988-2012)
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Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: Australian English. Published: June 21, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This year’s anthology consists of all the short stories and poems that I created, or discovered in my files and rewrote in 2013, regardless of whether or not they were released. The tales are taken from completed anthologies, and anthologies to come, from my blog, and from my notebooks. Most are published, but some are yet to be released.
Chosen Mates (Beasts of the Bay Bundle)
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Selkie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The San Francisco Bay Area has a long history of hosting a diverse paranormal population. Yet amidst power struggles and supernatural threats, love still finds a way. This collection brings together three intertwined stories of modern women and the powerful shifter men who love them.
A Death of Convenience and Other Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
S. M. Senden offers an eclectic collection of short stories taking the reader on a journey through the haunted terrors of working a graveyard shift, to a customer service center where the bonds of friendship reach as deadly climax, of two women who find what they believe is their perfect man, one brings joy, the other a deadly secret.
Three Simple Ways to Wipe Out Mankind
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,390. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Not all stories have happy endings... Not all endings are new beginnings...