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Fresh Cut Tales: A Collection of Dark Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
In this latest collection of horror short stories from Kenneth W. Cain, Fresh Cut Tales features sixteen tales. Of these short thrillers, half are previously published stories that have been rewritten. The other half are brand new, never seen before tales. Readers will get a taste of everything in the pages of this anthology. "Solid combination from a writer to watch." ~ Mort Castle
How Mal 780
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC jamie@lostluggagestudios.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The United States Air Force uses number codes to describe the condition of parts in or from an aircraft. This is called a "How Malfunction" code, or "How Mal" for short. The How Mal code 780 indicates the part is bent, buckled, collapsed, dented, distorted, or twisted. The twelve stories in How Mal 780 carefully fall into any, or all, of the above designations.
These I Know by Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
Seventeen stories, including, for the first time in ANY collection, 1999 Bram Stoker Award winner "Five Days in April" -- along with the preceding Watchers story "Ten Days in July." Also includes "These Are the Moments I Live For," a new story written especially for this collection.
Jewish Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
A collection of short stories dealing with daily Hebrew life, history and culture. Funny, thought-provoking, and even a little sad these stories will make you smile and open your heart.
The Man Who Touched Billie and Other Stories
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ranging from bittersweet memories to fantasized futures, from short experimental takes to fully realized satirical concepts, and from social ironies to academic comedies, these stories illustrate the work of a writer one critic has called "prolific and Protean." They tell tales of love and longing, of sports and spite, of strange ways and stranger happenings.
Steel Trap and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of dark and provocative stories by bestselling author Michael Prescott, author of COLD AROUND THE HEART.
Love Songs and Other Weirdness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Horror is where you find it: in traditions of ancient Japan; during wars; in jaded relationships. No matter the time or place, there is something hideous waiting to put out its head; in love songs or dirges there are unearthly strains to be heard – if you only tune in. Here are horrors from all over: Lovecraftian; dystopian; horrors of the mind, the heart and darker places.
C.M. Simpson: Short Stories and Poems from 2012
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This is a collection of all the short stories C.M. Simpson published and wrote in 2012. Many of these pieces can be found in earlier anthologies or on C.M. Simpson’s blog, but some have not previously been published. Genres range from paranormal urban fantasy to dark fantasy to space opera and comedic science fiction and magic realism.
Malevolent Chronicles: Stories 1-6
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Agnes Smith is a teenager with unusual abilities. When she seeks out the assistance of Father MacArthur, he isn't sure of what to make of Agnes. As time passes and he gets to know her he learns of her talents. Father MacArthur believed that Agnes was simply a teenager looking for some attention until the mysterious Dr. Johnson arrives in his church. Can the father help her before its too late?
Raccolta di Storie Sci-Fi - Pack 1
Series: Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI, Pack 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,360. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1 contiene i seguenti racconti e novelette precedentemente pubblicati: 01. Buon Natale, Signor Babbers! 02. Una Deprecabile Svista. 03. Ristrutturazione Aziendale. 04. Palude Alligatore. 05. Il Cuore della Bestia. 06. Occhi di Ragno Srl. E’ una collezione di circa 61.000 parole. Spero vi piaccia.
The Book Waitress Series Volume One
Series: The Book Waitress, Anthology of Books 1, 2, & 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The portal between Hell and Earth is torn asunder, and it will take everything a host of quirky teammates and Camille Dutton, the Book Waitress, have and then some to close it. Satan won't go down easy, but nothing worth everything comes without a price.
Collected Sci-Fi Stories - Pack 1
Series: Collected SCI-FI STORIES, Pack 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,640. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Collected Sci-Fi Stories - Pack 1 contains the following previously released Sci-Fi short stories and novelettes: 01. Merry Christmas, Mr. Babbers! 02. A Regrettable Oversight. 03. Corporate Restructuring. 04. Alligator’s Moat. 05. The Heart of the Beast. 06. Spider’s Eyes Inc. This collection is about 62,000 words. Enjoy.
A Girl's Best Friend
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Often, they are a man’s too and sometimes they tempt him to steal, cheat and murder. We meet a brother and a sister competing for their inheritance. We see the “wives” of a bigamist plotting revenge and a young man trying to steal from his company. The final story is a novella about the lives of successive owners of a diamond which exhibits unusual properties.
Echoes of Ellen
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 122,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hidden under his late wife Ellen’s bed, Bill Lewis finds four boxes of stories she wrote during their marriage that he knew nothing about; stories that reminded him of people they knew, places they had been, and events they had shared during their life together and that became for him echoes of Ellen.
Lost On The Moon: And Other Tales Of Science Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From award-winning author Brendan DuBois comes this breathtaking collection of 11 science fiction stories, exploring time, space and our possible futures.
Alterations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
SHORT STORY COLLECTION. These pieces feel so immediate and alive – the voices, every detail – like memoir. Intimate, funny, and full of surprises, they’re big – about love, death, sex, loss, longing. I especially enjoyed “Love, Mona.” The intimate, beautiful portrayal of grief and hope ends with a wordless gesture so tender and expressive, I will never forget it. –Mary Azrael, Editor, Passager
Wild Rides
Price: Free! Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Seven original stories,with excerpts from the novels "The Very Swift Witches" and "Magic Trixie and the Crystal Witch", make a wonderful introduction to the world of Author Wayne Hicks.
The Poet and the Bastard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Todd is an overly-sensitive wannabe poet who spends his days working in a laundromat. Jon is a hard-drinking smart-ass who produces cheesy low-budget B-movies. As old friends, they're used to stumbling through life together, but when you add Todd's stripper girlfriend Rebecca into the mix, their misadventures get taken to a whole new level...
Two Dark Truths
Price: Free! Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Two Dark Truths is a collection of one longish short story (“I Killed Hemingway”) and one novella (“A Larry Comes”). Please see the individual stories here in Smashwords for details.
Seven True Lies
Price: Free! Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven True lies is a collection of five stories and two novellas. It includes: “Beast,” “Angels,” “Hell’s Father,” “I Killed Hemingway,” “Bristlecone Buddha,” “Boil a Manchild for Odin,” and “Only the Albatross Remembers” — please see my individual stories here in Smashwords for more details.