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Watersheds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Watersheds, those pivotal moments after which nothing is quite the same, form a fluid theme for this collection of bits and pieces. It could be as inconsequential as getting through a difficult day with a relative, as in the Jane Austen-inspired first story. Or it could be the prospect of personal transformation, or a sudden realization, or even the end of civilization as we know it.
Decisions, Decisions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A daughter seeking closure on her past. A man out for vengeance. A cancer patient dealing with the results of her chemo. A desperate father hunting for his daughter. A wife at a crossroads in her marriage. Each face choices that will affect their futures. Follow their decisions in this short story collection.
Warlord
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Novelet of 12k words. Avandar Gallais is a domicis, and he has served Jewel ATerafin since she was sixteen. Long before he was a servant, he was known as The Warlord. He built and ruled empires--but there are reasons he chose a life of service. Those reasons are the core of this story, which takes place before and around the events of the novel House Name.
The Prospect Of A Sweet Career
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
I was challenged to write a story containing the words "requital" and "chocolatier". This is the result.
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 1
Series: Eddie's Shorts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
The first volume of short stories written by M. Edward McNally, circa 1991-1997. Contents: Bedlam - "The Saturday after my dad first shows up, Walter makes his break for the woods, and vanishes." 7:00 C/M (Seven, Central and Mountain) - Let's see what's on tonight, shall we?
The Weapon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella of 13k words. Emily Dontal is the godborn daughter of The Mother—one of the only godborn children allowed to survive in the Barony of Breton. She prays to the goddess for a child. But the child she is given in answer to her prayers is not godborn; she comes not from the goddess but from the barony's brutal rules.
Foreign Ways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Travel broadens the mind, the saying goes. But sometimes there’s a price to pay. In these three stories, set in Latin America, travelers discover that unfamiliar ways can lead to lethal consequences.
The City of All-Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bartolamus the Sorcerer is dying, and his apprentice approaches his bedside with a silver whistle in his right hand and a tarnished bell in his left. The wizard shares his history and his plans for one last quest, and the worldview of his young apprentice shifts violently as a result. Learn more about the weird City of All-Worlds and the portal at its center in this fantasy novelette.
Jump to Conclusion
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A traffic incident is causing a traffic backup on a Rhode Island Bridge. One down on her luck woman thinks she has deduced the reason, as does a man stricken with road rage, but the truth may be sometihng all together different. More at www.banocanut.com
The Black Ospreys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Black Ospreys were a war-time unit, created in the heart of the Dominion of Annagar at the behest of one of the Empire’s three Commanders. They did what the rest of the army couldn’t—or wouldn’t—do and their colors became the only ones feared by the Southerners. Framed by the events of the final battle in The Sun Sword, this is the story of the formation of the Black Ospreys.
Miss Otis regrets. And other short stories
You set the price! Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of contemporary short stories by Dieter Moitzi. Including "Miss Otis regrets (she's unable to lunch today)", a free interpretation of the famous Cole Porter-song. The story is set in the 19th century on a Carribean island and tells the most important moment in Miss Otis' life: the moment when she finally faces her existence and meets her destiny…
Four Stories About The Singularity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of four short-short, mostly humorous, stories about the Singularity, from four very different points of view.
Tank Farm Dynamo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Can a sci fi story alter the course of something ponderous, like the space program? Perhaps. "Tank Farm Dynamo" sure tried! What if we found the nerve, the spirit and daring to use every resource - including those that NASA simply threw away? An unabashedly old-fashioned hard SF story with science and technology as central, problem-solving players... plus a real twist.
In my dream
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In my dream is a collection of five very short but also very different short stories which I have written over the last couple of years.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
Just Passing Through
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a collection of writings: journeys, places, lovers and friends; a magic knife, a motorcycle journey across France, a friendly werewolf, an exile and quiet hero, a bear hunting Crow Indian etre bien dans sa peau, and a meditation on beauty and death.
Eleven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Don’t think you have time to read anymore? Think again. Eleven is a flash fiction collection of twenty short stories all written in eleven sentences or less. Perfect for light and avid readers of short fiction. Longest story: 296 words. Shortest story: 121 words.
Sibling Rivalry and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories by Ann Summerville Sibling Rivalry - The air hung like a blanket — stifling, humid, constricting. No different from that day the fire started. London was trapped in a war and heat wave it was unprepared for. Heat and fear gripped my family and tempers flared.
Amy's Mama Drama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Tales of modern motherhood as told by a suburban drama queen, Amy's Mama Drama is for any mother or mother-to-be who needs to dispel the fear of failing with a little laughter. Got a binky stuck in your hair? Do you cry when you realize you have to take your kids with you to the grocery store? This book is here to remind you that you're not alone, and you will laugh about it all. Really. Soon.
The Cruel Edges of the World: 13 Tales of Intrigue & Redemption
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,070. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this debut collection of short stories, Jason Drexler pulls together elements of O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft to bring readers to places they've never known. At times fanciful and humorous and at other moments steeped in dread, The Cruel Edges of the World is a fascinating foray into unexplored territory.