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Prelude 312-C
Price: Free! Words: 28,550. Language: American English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories features interactions between coworkers in the lead up to what will become the world in which the story "Knowing" from "Dystopian Lullabies" occurs.
BALADA: When My Eyes Are Weighed With Sleep I Quench The Evening Candle's Glow
Series: BALADA: A Symphony of Eternity. Price: Free! Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When war rages across the universe, tell me, which side are you on?
Modernised, Upsized Fairy Tales For Teens
Price: Free! Words: 25,290. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Though described as fairy tales for teens, it is also for people up to 100 years old who remember reading these tales in their youth. Most are adaptions of these ancient well known tales, just brought up to date. Keeping to the original theme, where convenient, I have added a 21st century view and a different slant to the tales. Plus, I have added two of my own "fairy tales".
Bombay Bhel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Like the city’s ubiquitous snack food, Bombay Bhel blends a variety of ingredients to serve up glimpses of life among the Goan and Anglo-Indian communities—minorities in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. The interlinked stories are set in the late twentieth century, before a wave of anticolonialism crested across India and resulted in the city’s rechristening.
Loyal and True
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
29 stand alone stories whizz you through conversations, collisions and convergence. Magpies battle with dermatologists, an old man forms a friendship with a grateful bird. The owner of a diner falls asleep behind the counter while a writer obsesses over a box of pencils. Terry takes you on a ride that last as long as it takes to fry and egg and at the end of each ride you will want to know more.
The Girl in the Painting and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
For years, Anne Brooke has wowed reading audiences with her ability to write exceptional tales in multiple genres. From science fiction to romance, horror to tales based on stories from the Bible, Anne has consistently produced some of the most intriguing and gripping works available. For the first time, Anne's stories from Untreed Reads are collected in one volume.
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...
The Complete Zagzagel Diaries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In 2010, author Bryl R. Tyne introduced the character of Zagzagel, the angel with a tormented heart, and the fantasy and LGBTQ literary worlds were forever changed. Readers fell in love with Zag (as he was affectionately known) and his determination to do his job and please Big Papa while wrestling with his own conflicted feelings and desire to be loved.
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!
My Entire Compilation of Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Ever get tired of reading? Try these new enlivening twenty three short stories from different genres for a change. Bet you won't regret! Reading it will enliven you up and you will understand why you started reading for leisure at first. The book is pure fun and entertainment, and will make you want to keep on reading.
The Witchlets of Witches Brew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Nine children and nine virtues in nine tales, all set during one seasonal year.
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.
Tales from Terramyr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of fantasy short stories from the author who brought you The Dragon's Champion series, The Netherworld Gate series, and The Dragons of Kendualdern.
Blue Mist Cafe: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Blue Mist Café is a book of short stories and some poems tied together by the goings on in the café. The top floor of the café is stacked high with thousands of books and, it is said, a ghost that minds them. It is at table fifteen upstairs where A. C. Llewellyn finds her stories.
Open Your Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Roopa Narayan. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Immortality Gene She looked him over. He had sandy, choppy hair followed by sunny blue eyes and a firm mouth, his posture was confident and erect and his long legs betrayed his height; but his joviality was beginning to annoy her. She was about to be on her way when he paused. He looked concerned. “Well, what are you doing here, it’s raining heavily!”
Toys of Misfortune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,640. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of ten short stories depicts the tragedy caused by unrequited love, death, disease, abuse, adversity, discrimination, addiction and mental illness. While illustrating the emotional turmoil that people in these situations face, these stories also serve as reminders that every human life has great significance and every hardship we face has its purpose.
Mistaken Identities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Identity is a slippery thing. Not everyone is who they say they are, or who they think they are. Five stories that examine the possibilities.