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Pickers and Pickled Punks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short stories from horror writer, Marina Bridges, featuring four twisted tales where poking around for treasure in other peoples' trash goes horribly wrong.
What my mother wished my daddy hadn't told me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book consists of a number of short, humorous anthologies that have been compiled for your reading enjoyment.
Choose Your Future
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Winner of the inaugural Canongate Prize for New Writing and first published in the prize winning anthology Scotland into the New Era. A short story about the near future written in the second person, exploring themes of art, science, politics and self determination.
Fictional Times - A fabulous anthology of wondrous stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A child suddenly remembers his past lives in full, a young man wakes up after a ten years lasting sleep, a man relates his encounter with an immortal, and somebody is faced with the possibility of changing the past to save the one he loves but has to pay a price for it... What if time were not the mysterious dimension we think it to be now? This anthology holds eight intriguing stories.
Ouija Be My Friend? - Horror and Mystery Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
When twin sisters are stuck trying to entertain themselves while visiting with their grandfather at a nursing home, they find there is far more to an old Ouija board then just a fun time.
More Quick Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Another delightful collection of five quick crime stories from Chelsea Graydon. Follow a man who’s been breaking into cabins around Two-Toe Lake. Feel the unbearable tension of a woman who’s going to off her husband and run away with her online lover. And more. Contains “Cabin Take-Out,” “In the Real World,” “Money Maker,” What’s in a Name?” and "Untouchable."
The Majestical Mystery Cure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The story of a man who wanted to cure hair loss, and ended up curing everything. Full of excitement, adventure, imagination, romance, philosophy, and pie.
Dark is the Day, Dead is the Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(2.00 from 1 review)
Four short stories where the tables are turned: In "456," foxes confront an arrogant hunter. In "Human Nature," animal experimentation takes a brutal turn. In "Susan," an abusive boyfriend is left wondering where his girlfriend really is. In "The Jarls of the Ocean," Vikings face an implacable foe--and their own gods.
Tales with a Twist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A delightful collection of eight short stories, all with a Dahlesque twist in the tail. Tales of psychic ability, murder, revenge and suburban racism makes this a gripping collection of stories.
The Sigyr Fables
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What happens when you bring together an apathetic wall, a manic-depressive ghost, a flippant bird, a flighty gust of wind, and a philosophical spider? Mix in some of the more universally incomprehensible human conditions such as loneliness, grief, existentialist dilemmas, mortality, and love, and watch as these five characters provide an interesting display of what it means to be human.
The Princess and the Pad and other Horrifying Humour for Women
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Women get all the fun in life! Periods, childbirth, gynaecologists... A collection of humourous articles for girls who like to tell it like it is.
Mystery of the Old Abandoned House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
It's the first day of the bird shooting season. Eight friends are competing against each other. The sport is interrupted by rain, and the only shelter nearby is an old abandoned house which is said to be haunted. They have a choice: either getting soaked to the bone or sheltering in the house. Which is the best option? Six choose the latter and find out the hardest way what haunted really means.
Making Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Powerless' Chapters 1-3: a retired hero is dragged from his self-imposed isolation when an old teammate is murdered by another power and he is tasked to find his killer. 'Lord of Shadow': a small boy finds solace in the darkness. 'Making Gods': two linguistics experts find an awkward romance over ancient carvings. 'The Colours of Jupiter': a group of scientists investigate the nature of time.
The Mindscape
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A mentor and his student take a trip into the Mindscape, the realm where one's thoughts and imagination are real. The world of fantasy meets the world of the mind in this short story featuring anthropomorphic characters.
Nuggets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nuggets is a collection of short fiction for the busy reader. It contains a range of stories with themes including lost love, childhood fantasy, adolescent angst and pre-ordained murder. Most stories can be read in a couple of minutes. They are designed to give people pleasure in moments snatched from the hurly-burly of modern life.
Emergency Entrance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The heavy door that is set up in the middle of nowhere is magical. Some say that they have heard its story from their ancient ancestors. One day, thousands of years ago, unknown builders appeared and erected the door, without any explanation
Closure
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Series: Closure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Anthologies
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Love is supposed to be forever. Sometimes, we're not meant to keep it.
Life Knots
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Greek slaves to grieving grocery shoppers, everyone has a life knot or two to struggle through. Join a man who meets a talking dog, a prostitute who witnesses Houdini's murder, a painter committed to painting just one neighborhood,and more. Contains “The Grocery Zoo Story”, “Observe, If You Will...”, “One Place”, “Never His Sword”, and "The Rock.
Insatiable Thirst
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A normal, everyday worker is overcome by an insatiable thirst. Finding no outlet big enough to cure his thirst, it leads him from the water cooler, to draining a swimming pool, and to Niagra Falls, where he meets his ultimate doom.
The Red Tie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contained within this book are three sometimes comedic but always provocative stories. In "The Red Tie" take a peek into the world of business where the ridiculous has become the norm. Then, in "Winding up Equal" read about a couple who have come to a crossroads in life. And in "Puppy Eyes" the sad but hilarious life of a man who has come to believe his mother is always right even on date night.