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Opus 50
By S.P. Somtow
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
By Francis Burger
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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
By Erin L. Snyder
Price: Free! Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Twenty-five tales of pirates, demons, ghosts, galactic wars and other classic holiday fare.
Voyeur's Tales
By Dominic McElwee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Thirteen stories of mania, murder and compulsion, as marginalised men and women in crowded, unnamed cities vent their frustrations on the objects of their obsession - each other. A little girl makes toys of her insects, an aspiring writer's ambition consumes him piece by piece, a woman goes quietly insane in her grand, rotting house overlooking a city of murder and loathing...
Head to Heart Talks — Rediscovering Your Authentic Self!
By Vicky Kelm Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
By Ari Marmell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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
Masks or the Golden Omega
By Dedwydd Jones
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
We all prepare a mask for all the masks we meet every day. Can anyone really tell what is behind those masks? Was the sadistic Arthur in The Golden Omega, really the angel his mask depicted? Was his daughter Elena, deceiver of all the men she had ever been with, married or not, really the charmer her mask suggested? Or was Eben, the millionaire, in spite of his connection with the Chicago mob..
The Cat's Dowry and Other Short Stories
By Yvonne M Remington
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Anthologies
You could be in one of these stories.There is Gabby who inherits a cat and a new life. Itzy loses her job because of “hands on” kind of boss and finds her mother’s killer through her new job. Aileen finds strength in her loved ones’ when her son goes to jail for murder and Nelson wins the lotto. Each of the fourteen stories is a pleasure read and short enough to be read in one sitting
Twisted And Other Tales
By James Scott DeLane
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: 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.
Deadly Reflections
By C L Raven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Death is only the beginning... You’re born, you live and you die. And sometimes, you come back. When the veil between life and death is torn down, the darkest souls crawl from the shadows to wander the world that rejected them. Thirteen stories that prove the monsters in your mind might just be real. The past is no longer a nightmare.
Stone Cold, Blood Red: N.H. Tales Of Mystery
By Brendan DuBois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
National award-winning author Brendan DuBois collects twelve of his most mysterious tales about his home state of New Hampshire.
The Dark Country
By Dennis Etchison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,760. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(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.
The Green Pill, One Hour and Other Lesbian Stories
By Q. Kelly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
This collection features a novelette, a short novel and three short stories. ONE HOUR: English teacher Jessica Harmon and one of her students, seventeen-year-old Riley Jenkins, are drawn to each other after a shooting at their school. Their trauma and their guilt from failing to stop the gunman haunt Jessica and Riley and bring them close. Do they find happiness and a future with each other?
First Sign of the Badger
By Brock Rhodes
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
First Sign of the Badger is a wildly inconsistent collection of writings from my youth. Award winning short stories are mixed with poems from grade school and memoirs of early adulthood. The topics vary greatly. From a narrative process essay about washing your car, to stories about greed and love, a poem about having dry hands, and more... There's likely something here for everyone.
Real Life Dramas: Volume Three
By Darren G. Burton
Series: Real Life Dramas, #3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
By Jack Ketchum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: 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
By Les Cohen
Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: 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
By Jason Erik Lundberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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
By Norma Von Deck
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: 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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By Eero Tarik
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(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.