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Tell the Octopus, and other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
People aspire to make the world a better place in many ways. Some decorate any ugly space that offends the eye, another might take up justice's flaming sword and sally forth to tilt at windmills. All good intentions come at a cost. Some are rewarded, others demand the ultimate price.
Кладовище мрій
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: Ukrainian. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Збірка складається з п'ять оповідань. "Чай для двох" та "Мішок цукру" присвячені життю літніх людей. В "Нікому вірити не можна" зображене дитяче розчарування в світі. "Віденська кава": у сповненій символів манері розкриваються стосунки подружжя у момент їхньої кризи. "Кладовище мрій" зображає сучасну українську школу у її найнепривабливішому і найбільш розповсюдженому вигляді.
The Black Side
You set the price! Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of horror, science fiction, and fantasy short stories by Colette Black.
Erotophobia and Other Challenges
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Irrational fears can be overwhelming but as Stephen discovers in Eorotophobia, they can lead to worse problems. Or challenges can be channeled, as the main character in A.D.D. P.I. discovers. He has Attention Deficit Disorder and his bouncing brain connects seemingly unrelated facts to solve mysteries. Other challenges simply make life complicated, as readers see in these short stories.
Foreigners
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two short stories: In far-flung mysterious China, two foreigners discover the secrets of The Temple Heavenly Falsities despite the language barrier. In South Africa, Trishnen returns home to find so much, yet so little has changed.
Fantastic Visions 2
Price: Free! Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An introduction to the writing of Julian M. Miles. Science fantasy, magical fantasy, horror and weird horror - a selection drawn from all of his currently published work.
Strands Of Time
You set the price! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Trilogy of short stories based on the isles of St Kilda. The stories take you through the years and generations of the people of this forgotten land.
L'uomo che stira i fazzoletti - Parte Prima
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
I giochi dei bambini che un tempo riempivano i cortili, la libertà di una corsa in moto e il piacere di un cucchiaio di Nutella, la musica e la Grande Milano: racconti brevi che in una manciata di paragrafi l’uno esplorano aspetti grandi e piccoli della quotidianità e insieme danno vita a un affresco delicato e onesto del vivere contemporaneo in una cittadina dell'Italia settentrionale.
Butterflies- The Adventures of Roland Mccray
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
These two stories offer a free introduction to “The Adventures of Roland McCray”, a collection of stories that see every moment as its own adventure, rather than adventure stories in the action-packed thriller sense. In "Butterflies", Roland discovers that not everything as it seems, and in "Poke it with a Stick", Roland learns to cherish what he has even when it isn’t what he wanted
Qualcosa non ha funzionato
You set the price! Words: 122,350. Language: Italian. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Che bella sarebbe la vita se tutto funzionasse a dovere. Invece in questi racconti non funziona nulla: assassini sfortunati, travet impazziti, guaritori approfittatori, spasimanti inadeguati. I protagonisti sono le prime vittime di loro stessi. Tredici storie dai risvolti grotteschi, velati da sottile sarcasmo e ironici riferimenti a vicende note e meno note.
Short Stories, Found Online
Price: Free! Words: 21,620. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Go online and download a demon app., summon a tramp from Heaven, float in the celluloid firmament for an hour, crack a Cosmic Egg, bounce your waistline back, or be invited to the fashion parade that - literally - takes off!
Милвай своето лице
Price: Free! Words: 38,600. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
24 къси разказа за живота, смъртта, света между тях и отвъд.
Lunch Hour
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Lunch Hour is a fun and occasionally terrifying collection of flash fiction shorts. With a variety of choices, there is a little something for everyone. This volume contains; Crazy Thoughts, Framed by the Cat, The Card, A Breath Away, Rainy Day in Purgatory, Scotophobia, Empty Seat, The Jump Off, Flames of Passion, Weapon of Choice. Each tale is a quick read that will leave you hungry for more.
The Last Rational Man
Price: Free! Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories ranging from the romantic (Hair), to the skeptical (The Last Rational Man) and a few macabre ones (do not read Anatomy Lab just before going to sleep)
Glass to Sand: A collection of poems and short stories
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
There is an expression that says: "An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward." In Glass to Sand, this concept is explored by the author, sometimes painfully, others with colorful delight. Kimberly explores millennial themes of heartbreak, self-confidence, and reflections in six short stories including the eponymous finale, preceded by a handful of confection-filled and wistful poems.
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, Book 1. 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?
Inheritance and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories, Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style, subversive wit, and a powerful, concrete narrative.
Modernised, Upsized Fairy Tales For Teens
Price: Free! Words: 25,320. 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".
Toys of Misfortune
Price: Free! 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.