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Cheese Grits, Stories to Nourish the Southern Soul
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
We had split the atom, but had not yet been split by a land in Southeast Asia. Still, beneath the idyllic veneer of the 1950s, enormous stresses were building. Cheese Grits explores the wonders of youth and the events of the times through the unfiltered eyes of the children who lived them. Humor, adolescent angst, and naïve confidence come into play as children struggle toward adulthood.
Light of the New Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In the shared setting of fictional Balford, Wyoming, the characters in Darin Cozzens's stories demonstrate both the follies and the virtues of rural Mormons in the late twentieth century.
Of Swords and Sorcery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In Of Swords and Sorcery Teel James Glenn presents a collection of tales of magic and swordplay that range from the frontier forests of colonial America to the fare flung world of Altiva. From the Shores of North Africa against the Barberry pirates to the shadowed alleys of New Orleans to the movie magic of Hollywood in the 1950s!
Dead of Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From the end of the world to romance on an elementary school playground, from vampires and ghosts to killer accordions, these are the short stories of Brian Jackson. Published individually in various hard copy venues, these stories are now available for the first time in a single volume. Come let the author share with you his love for the short story form.
Ms. Wellington's Oak Tree
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The death of the gods; life in a conservative, American family; the Earth in an age when corporations have taken over; a stoner coming back from yet another trip to Amsterdam; a rebellious youth traveling through Italy during the Renaissance; likely love in an unlikely setting; psychotic daydreams; a fat man stuck in his neighbor's window; and the dark side of living in a Freemocracy.
Where Worlds Collide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A thrilling, Sci-Fi anthology of Rob Shelsky's best stories, with a great novella, Bug-Eyed Monsters, included. Whether you love post-apocalyptic plagues, aliens, creatures, lost star ships in space, worm holes to worlds in the throes of nuclear war, horribly destroyed civilizations, gory murder in deep space, you can bet Where Worlds Collide, by renowned sci-fi author, Rob Shelsky, has it all!
Redemption and Ashes, Book Two
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of ten dark stories from the road less taken: a frustrated office-worker who ponders a mysterious dream; an adolescent from the inner city who falls in love with an older coworker; a woman wondering at the nightly burning cigarette in her yard in the small hours; a "Santa Claus" finds a young crack-addict; a rookie cop impresses by shooting the "blood brother" of his adolescence.
Redemption and Ashes, Book One
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven literary short stories of the dark side of life: a philosophy professor at the edge of madness married to a woman with Alzheimers; the biography of a mafia soldier; a man whose first affair is an incestuous encounter with his beloved aunt; the story of a fifty year "affair" that lasted just one summer; the story of a man who accidentally shoots himself and whose last thought is rape.
On the Wild Side
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Regency England has no idea the Wilde family possesses a bit of the old, wild blood--blood from the Shenti, Dennene, Pelldari, and other such folk. This makes them special, gifted in different ways, drawing to them people like themselves. ON THE WILD SIDE is a Regency anthology of six stories, telling the tale of love and romance and hopefully, a happy ever after.
Nightmares From Eberus - A Speculative Fiction Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010 by DLT Atlantis Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.10 from 10 reviews)
JC De La Torre - author of the critically acclaimed Rise of the Ancients saga - gives you a new speculative fiction collection featuring 10 astonishing stories. From the controversial Lucifer's Lament and Killing Osama to the vampire yarn Serial and the time travel adventure Continuum Force, De La Torre touches all the genres of Spec Fic. It's all here. Newly enhanced edited version!
Tales From Gundarland
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Laughter is like free health insurance: you can't get too much of it. It's filled with delightful entertainment. Without commercial interruption! There are six short stories and two novellas in here. All are new works. You'll meet some of Shakespeare's most famous characters, a warrior-cook, vigilantes, and beautiful, lusty princesses to mention a few of the memorable characters in the stories
Robots Included
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of speculative stories for those readers of all ages who are interested in, or concerned about the Singularity, the introduction of truly Artificially Intelligent (AI) machines ... in other words ... ROBOTS!
Land of my Fathers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of interrelated stories set in a Welsh valley during the 1930s and 40s. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, a glimpse of life as it may have been then.
The Silk Noose
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Silk Noose is the third short story collection by Marcus McGee, following Four Stories and Synchronicity. By far his most eclectic collection, it contains his usual twisted stories, including Denouément, Dork and The Silk Noose but it also includes a parable, an operatic libretto and three essays, On Niggers and Squirrels most personal to the author among them.
Synchronicity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Synchronicity is a second short story collection by Marcus McGee, following Four Stories. This book contains some of the author's favorite works, including The Club, Estéban and Synchronicity. It also includes his earliest short stories, Mister Peacock, Till Death Do Us Part and Anthropophagi. It finishes with three blank verse parables, Coat of Black, The Thinking Man and The Crab Story.
Four Stories
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
First published in 1998, Four Stories is the first short story collection written by Marcus McGee, a favorite for readers who appreciate the author's twisted humor. The stories are loosely autobiographical and center on issues involving family life. Yet they illustrate how political family life can become at times.
Nightlife Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
~Sensual Anthology~ A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS:Mirianne is being pursued by a killer who knows she can break the vampyre’s curse. For thousands of years Theo protected and hungered for her. Will his secret destroy their love? OUT OF THE NIGHT:Spring vowed to never hurt a fly, though she's a vampire. Jim is amazed by her purity, though his first concern is the rogue vampire who's after his baby girl.
High Times at the Hotel Bristol
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage
Geoffrey Thorne's DREAMNASIUM
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2010 by The Winterman Project. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! ... A lonely god at the end of the universe? Sounds like a party... A scientist with a physics problem that just might be murder... A young girl with a secret bundle, monsters in the dark woods? Not your grandmother's fairy tale. Geoffrey Thorne, author of Star Trek: Titan: Sword of Damocles, assembles these tales and many more under one tent for
Gunning for the Buddha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Gunning for the Buddha collects fifteen stories that range from near-future science fiction to historical dark fantasy and contemporary horror, touching on a range of genres in the process. All but two of the stories were previously published in magazines such as Asimov's, Strange Horizons, and Writers of the Future. Take a look at the stories that Publishers Weekly called "evocative and vivid."