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Opus 50
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
S.P.Somtow has assembled a collection of essays, poems, and fiction - and tells all about his first published poem from 1967, which earned a lengthy shelf life when it was used as the epigraph for a best-selling autobiography by Shirley MacLaine - to his first professional fiction sale in 1977 - to stories that won major awards like the World Fantasy Award.
"Weirder Than Weird" 18 Bizarre Tales From a Disturbed Mind
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If you love quirky and dark short stories but have become discouraged over the lack of originality these days then "Weirder Than Weird" will renew your faith! "Weirder Than Weird" is chock full of dark and creepy tales that will leave you wanting more and also wondering about the authors sanity.
25 Christmas Eves
Price: Free! Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-five tales of pirates, demons, ghosts, galactic wars and other classic holiday fare.
Head to Heart Talks — Rediscovering Your Authentic Self!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Head to Heart Talks offers the reader an opportunity to look carefully and lovingly at his or her life to gain insights into the authentic self that lies within. Written clearly and concisely, the series of 28 short stories address core topics to help the reader discover specific ways to make the 18-inch journey from his or her head to his or her heart. It is time for some real conversation!
Strange New Words: Tales of Heroism, Hi-jinks, and Horror
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Windows into the fantastic, from crypts to cobras, swords to submarines, rubies to railroads, heaven to hell and places stranger still. Heroes, horrors, and hijinks--both original to this collection and reprinted from a variety of sources--from the mind of Ari Marmell, author of The Conqueror’s Shadow, The Goblin Corps, Darksiders: the Abomination Vault, the Widdershins Adventures series, and more
My Other Shorts & Formal Tales
Price: Free! Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
N.Z Book of the Week on TV's The Book Show 2013. 17 more wonderfully witty, superb suspense and seriously sad tales, situated in any of dozens of countries. Fiction, expanding on incidents that could have happened to anyone. Themes from comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in one story. Length varies from 750 words to a 13,000 word novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stores: Volume Three
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories to enrapture, astonish and elate: A far-future terrorist attack. A father making ends meet. Scared kids making a name for themselves. A doomed Martian expedition. And many more.
Twisted And Other Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of original short stories featuring the science fiction novella Twisted. A bare knuckle fighter is sold into slavery where he is genetically altered into an arena warrior. He and his fighting mate Cheval, struggle to hold on to their lost humanity. The collection features nineteen unique tales, which will linger in your mind long after the last page is turned.
Stone Cold, Blood Red: N.H. Tales Of Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
National award-winning author Brendan DuBois collects twelve of his most mysterious tales about his home state of New Hampshire.
Heartless Fainters Everywhere: 13 Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Frederick Barrows brings you 13 stories examining the lives of the downtrodden and discontent, in direct opposition to those who accept what they've been told, playing it safe and rarely challenging the status quo or questioning the mystery and wonder of the world around them.
The Dark Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Etchison's fiction is justly famous for its creepy ambience, and explores the terrain mapped out by Philip K. Dick, Thomas Harris, and any number of black and white horror movies. This is his legendary first collection, carefully corrected by the author for this new edition. The title story won both the World Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award in 1982.
Real Life Dramas: Volume Three
Series: Real Life Dramas, #3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
There are no more enthralling stories than those that are true….Real life scenarios of danger, suspense and intrigue that involve real people. Real Life Dramas: Volume Three is a collection of seven accounts experienced by people in real life situations. These accounts have been dramatized in story form. Stories of triumph, survival, greed and tragedy. Read them if you dare…
Closing Time - Collected Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Award-winning author and storyteller Jack Ketchum, a collection of bleak stories of loss, and pain. This is the author's newest collection, and includes his Bram Stoker Award-Winning novella - Closing Time.
The Elevator Trilogy
Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Elevator Trilogy is 62 great short-short stories, about you and me, everyone of them like a little movie – for busy people who can really use a break now and then and don't have a lot of time to read.
Strange Mammals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Strange superheroes and the magic of the quotidian; stories of piercing darkness and quirky, surreal humor; writing from the heart and soul; phantasmagorical journeys into what it is to be human. A stylish collection from an author whose writing "explores the randomness of magical occurrences" (Green Man Review) and "teems with imagination, location, originality, and fine writing" (Jeffrey Ford).
Lovers & Losers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Many stories take place in the NYC area. Characters appear in other locales: college campuses, an island like Nantucket, an unusual therapy session, & a divided country in perilous times. Each story deals with relationships (in & out of marriage) with family members who help or hinder them. A few cross-genre tales take lovers and losers into the worlds of sci-fi, fantasy and time-travel.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(1.00 from 1 review)
A collection of the author's first ten sci fi short stories - challenging, humorous, visionary and thought provoking. This is science fiction short story telling at its best. From future worlds, to future humans, from the darkness of space to the darkness of human behaviour. Explanations of how time travel works, explanations of how multiverses work - this edition brings you science, and fantasy.
Isolation And Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,000. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Isolation is a collection of stories --- two novellas, a novelette, and two short stories --- that relate to the isolation that we all feel from our fellow beings on occasion, and the belonging that we all seek. The stories: Isolation, Anticipation, The Flowers Of Dawn, Turn Me On, Down On The Farm.
Stirring the Pot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,520. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This anthology of short stories ranges from Sci Fi to murder, humour and satire. The Sci Fi stories are at the human level rather than epics about heroes and villains. Several stories in the series “Big Companies for Dummies” are about life in the corporate world. Some are serious and some are humorous, although, the reader might well laugh through gritted teeth.