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"A Simple Defense" And Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,330. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four novellas about: A Beast that can’t survive in visible form in the light; A creature that awakens every 150 years to feed and learn to pass as human; That the how-to directions for calling up monsters from other dimensions don’t tell how to then control them; and people partying and then dying as they most feared they would.
The Last Rational Man
Price: Free! Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories ranging from the romantic (Hair), to the skeptical (The Last Rational Man) and a few macabre ones (do not read Anatomy Lab just before going to sleep)
Seven Seniors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven senior citizens from different eras make their marks on history in their own time and in their own place.
Kaleidoscope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection of short stories John Kennedy entertains the reader on many fronts in the political and religious satire, science fiction and paranormal genres. From over population, inter planetary expansion, racial tension and faith, no subject is beyond the work's scope.
Tales from a Quiet Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There is something for everyone in this book. John Orr has an imagination that knows no bounds! A collection of short stories that range from the truly grim to the little things that make up all our lives. This book presents a series of cameos that many of us may have experienced and most of us can relate to.
Newspaper Gypsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The career of a newspaper journalist told as a series of short stories, each more fascinating than the one before. This saga of a reporter’s career is real enough to be true. A roman à clef? A memoir? Never mind, just let former newspaper gypsy Bill Burkett tell you his stories.
Smith's Monthly #19
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Nearly seventy thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this nineteenth volume the full and complete novel, Heaven Painted as a Free Meal, a Ghost of a Chance novel, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and many other features.
Autumn Glory and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Originally published in separate anthologies, and out-of-print for many years, these three novellas by legendary Regency romance author Barbara Metzger are in one volume for the first time ever! This collection includes the following stories: "Autumn Glory" "The Management Requests" "A Match Made in Heaven - Or Hell"
Famous Blue Raincoat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ed Gorman's mystery short stories have a flavor found nowhere else among contemporary writers. His tales have an amazing breadth of style and plot—classical detection, private eye stories, biter-bit tales in which criminous schemes turn back on the perpetrator, and straight crime stories.
Say You're Sorry: 12 Stories of Bad Manners and Criminal Consequences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Yes, ma’am,” “No, ma’am,” elbows off the table, and thank you notes, all examples of the good manners that Southern mothers drill into their young. But the characters in these mostly Southern stories by Sarah Shankman know the deeper meaning of the term. Good manners are words and actions that put others at ease; bad manners don’t. And bad manners, like bad children, must be punished.
In Amelia We Do Not Trust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Amelia City, Iowa. Like any fair-sized American town, the folks of Amelia know plenty of folklore and urban legends surrounding the place they call home. Unlike elsewhere, however, folks here quietly understand something more. They know that in Amelia City, those myths have a habit of being true more often than not. They know that there really is something going bump in the night...
Not Gruntled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Not Gruntled is a collection of 21 short stories. Dissatisfaction is a fact of human existence, and it will always be so. These tales are tales of the disgruntled. From unusual present-day immigrants to near-future activists and impoverished children, through far-future pop stars and homeowners, they're all convinced the grass is greener on the other side. Maybe it is, and maybe it's not!
Let No One Weep for Me: Stories of Love and Loss
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This collection of 15 poignant stories explores the tenuous hold we have on those we love, the heartache of loss, and the peace of self-discovery. The characters make their way through an often confusing world. They grapple with the complex nature of relationships and struggle to understand their place in such roles as wife, husband, lover, mother, daughter.
12+1: Twelve Short Thrillers and a Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From internationally-acclaimed author Raymond Benson, “12 + 1” is a collection of previously published mysteries, thrillers, science fiction, and fantasy, all told with wry humor and in the spirit of The Twilight Zone--plus some unpublished works such as “The Heart of Erzulie,” “Fortunata-697,” and the stage play “Second Chance.”
La Ronda di Capodanno e Altri Disastri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: Italian. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Avventure urbane, suburbane e surreali nel mondo apparentemente tranquillo di un bonario trentenne particolarmente incline alla catastrofe. Un allegro campionario di piccoli e grandi disastri e dilemmi esistenziali, di frammenti di vita immaginata, temuta, e almeno in parte anche vissuta.
On the Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cathy presents her fifth book of short fiction, another book written mainly for women. Forty-three entertaining short stories. Stories about women - women you’ll either love or hate, confused women, women you’ll shed tears with. Tales of ghosts and other supernatural beings. Yarns about strange youngsters and forbidden treats.
Alien Abattoir: And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten stories about cursed alien artifacts, interstellar investment banking, ancient alien astronauts, parallel timelines, alien experimentation, and space colonization gone horribly wrong. This anthology is the first complete collection from Sean P. Hazlett.
New Avalon: Love and Loss in the City of Steam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by James Ward Kirk Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
New Avalon is a city filled with stories. They stain every brick, and echo in every doorway. The best stories aren't found out where anyone might trip over them, though. The good ones are found down dark alleys and in hidden alcoves, washed up on night time shores and for sale in midnight markets. Be warned, when flowers grow in the City of Steam they may not be quite what you expect.
Sad Tales from Denmark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Danish priest marries an Inuit woman in Greenland; an old woman is sent to the village workhouse; a peasant farmer and his wife struggle to rebuild their dilapidated cottage and work hard on their small-holding, only for the wife to die of cancer; three of the moving stories in Sad Tales from Denmark.
Short Stories from the Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Enjoy this incredibly entertaining collection of fiction brought to you by the incredible H. C. Heartland. This new anthology features tales of science fiction, comedic drama, dramatic thrillers, and Mid-west American romance. It's an amazing variety and depth in a collection of short stories from a new fiction sensation!