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Chick-Lit By Any Other Name 2
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Series: Chick-Lit Collection, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,750. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six degrees of separation just got smaller in these eighteen, amusing short stories. We return to Tanglewood town and reconnect with the ladies where funny, intertwining tales follow on a couple of months from our previous visit. We start with Jane and her new boyfriend.But will Leo turn out to be too much of a dog to handle? And we end with the 'Cougar', but will she find a cub to curl up with?
Bumper Crop
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
This collection of 26 stories contains some of Joe R Lansdale's favourite and most violent dark horror tales. 'God of the Razor' introduces the dark god behind serial killers. A martial arts fight to the death between a reluctant champion and a sadistic alpha male, is featured in 'Master of Misery'.
Shorting the Undead and Other Horrors: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Eight terrifying tales of the Undead and Unliving. Includes: OCCUPIED (zombie horror), MR. NOVEMBER (haunted house, haunting), THE HEADHUNTER (zombie redemption), THE OBJECT OF HER OBSESSION (psychological horror, paranormal), NOCTURNE (pyschological horror), OUTSOURCED (zombie dark satire), OPEN WIDE (psychological horror), GOLGOTHA (zombie horror, science fiction). Also available in paperback.
Honored: 7 Honorable Mention Stories from the Writers of the Future Contest
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Price: Free! Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Each of the seven meaty stories in this novel-length sci-fi collection earned an Honorable Mention in the world-renowned Writers of the Future contest over the past several years. This anthology includes four The File, Pause, Seer, Superthread, A Slave to Race, Decisions Decisions, and the previously-unpublished New Beginnings – the most recent of the stories to receive the honor.
Gathering Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Chris Allinotte brings you twenty-eight chilling short stories in this new collection. Inside, you'll find tales of love gone horribly awry in "Sex and Beer", and "Pick Your Own Pumpkins." Ghosts and weirdness abound in "The Cabin Sleeps" and "Kittens for Sale." Did we mention the zombie mice? All this, plus three brand new stories await you in the Gathering Darkness.
Red Trail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An intense and often violent story collection... These seventeen character driven short stories of the Old West and the American Frontier by award-winning author Troy D. Smith reveal the good and the bad in men and women as they fight to survive harsh circumstances and deadly situations. Includes the story "The Sin of Eli" 2011 Peacemaker Award Winner.
Feeling the Fear
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic mix of intriguing tales with unusual twists. The author covers a broad range of topics from cosmetic surgery and euthanasia to love, sex and betrayal . Amusing yet often painful these stories will appeal to people of all ages. Makes for easy holiday, bedside and travel reading.
Naked, on the Edge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Readers are thrust to the edge of darkness in this powerful collection of supernatural and psychological tales by Stoker Award-winning horror author, Elizabeth Massie. Isolation, alienation, desperation, greed, rage, regret – human conditions that leave us teetering on the brink, ready to crash forward into the abyss or step backward onto safer ground. “Beneath our hearts, our souls are naked.”
Perfect Circles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Collected short stories, 1999 - 2011: the fantasy short stories from Spell Circles, the SF short stories from Eccentric Orbits and the mainstream stories from Life Cycles, collected together in one super-collection.
Lies, Trout, Out and About
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,000. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
LIES, TROUT, OUT AND ABOUT is a collection of witty and amusingly original short stories. Each features a lie, a trout or something other. From a Queen who needs to give an unusual balcony credit for its existence, to poodles given haircuts in a chip shop with disastrous results, a tiger given as a gift, to a trout which unnerves with glassy eye, and then there is the case of the missing heart.
Insomnia: Paranormal Tales, Science Fiction, and Horror
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Series: Paranormal Tales, Science Fiction, and Horror. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Insomnia (n) an inability to sleep; a state of agitated wakefulness, often as a result of troubling thoughts. This collection includes the following titles: The Grin * The Scenario Egg * A Thing for Zombies * Reached in Error * Raise the Dead * The Sacrifices We Make * The Promises We Keep. Approximately 85000 words. Some material may not be appropriate for readers younger than 14.
These Old Tales: A Collection of Dark Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
With this collection, These Old Tales features thirty horror short stories. Whether seeking gunfights, ghosts, abnormalities, werewolves, zombies, psychotic killers, the reaper, the devil, or all around everyday bad guys, this collection has something for you. "Cain’s unique eye for the macabre makes this collection more than worth it!" ~ To The Bone Reviews
Lanterns in the Dark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Lanterns in the Dark is a collection of short stories revolving around the darker side of the human psyche. It brings a certain lightness that only fiction can bring to issues of criminal intent, human breeding, and questions about the destructive capacity of society. So, even as the stories walk you in to the depths of the darkness, I will always makes sure to loft a lantern to light your way.
Chroniques Terriennes (Volume I)
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Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ce livre met en scène une série de petites histoires de plusieurs genres : horreur, fantastique, polar… et surtout parle de tragédies quotidiennes, des monstres humains qui rôdent dans notre société. C’est une virée réaliste dans la société, mêlée à une science fiction proche de Métal Hurlant. Bref, il y en a pour tous les goûts en somme. Sauf qu’ci, pas de happy end !
Bad Romance: 7 Deadly Sins Anthology
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A pop culture inspired short story collection which links star-crossed lovers to each of the seven deadly sins. * * * Genre: Fiction (pop culture / contemporary / dark humor) 90,000 words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
A Blood of Killers
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Series: The Resurrection Cycle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,060. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Prolific horror author Houarner (The Oz Suite ) assembles a disturbing collection of 13 reprints and 12 originals.
The Angels of Life and Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From cyberpunk visions of post-human futures to traditional tales of alien encounter and time travel, what connects these tales are Brown's storytelling ability and his concern for the human element... eleven science fiction stories from two times winner of the BSFA short story award. "SF infused with a cosmopolitan and literary sensibility" - Paul McAuley
Monsters of L.A.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In these pages you’ll find: Frankenstein, Dracula, Mr. Hyde, the Phantom, the Hunchback…all the silent ones and the first to find their voices are here, and they’re even presented in roughly the order in which they first appeared on a silver screen. The Haunted House of the ‘30s gives way to the Werewolf of the ‘40s, the Monsters of L.A. Creature of the ‘50s, and up to our boogeyman & zombie.
Along the Rim of Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.
Space and Waste, Anthology #1
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six stories involving inner space, outer space, and even one about garbage just for the fun of it. Stories of space and carpenters, genetically modified humans, Earth of the future with their own unique work ethics, space races, and even witches and black holes. 53,800 Words in six stories and novelettes. Also included in Anthology #3 (ISBN# 9781476122038)