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The Chimaera Institute
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Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anecdotes, rumour, gossip...urban myths can straddle all those categories. Often they are short, like fables and can be told quickly in a paragraph or two. The tales in this book draw from various sources. I like to think of urban myths as little acorns desperate to grow into oaks, and love providing them with knots, gnarls and leaves.
Stories About Things
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Price: Free! Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Death preserved forever in drops of maple syrup - a name just out of reach - a bear's growl - a door that leads to... nowhere, and a man who walks through it. These are the stories of things: some just this side of reality, some just that side of... somewhere else.
The Threadbare Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Hidden from sight, the threadbare girl takes in her surroundings. She remembers everything but the man supposed to be looking after her forgets. 1,493-word story taken from 'Story A Day May' anthology (where it appears in two parts; part one originally released as a free eBook). This is the complete two-part version.
Troubled Waters
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Price: Free! Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Troubled Waters is a collection of stories that enhance some of the many troubles in our life. We all at some time or another get carried away with life’s tide, allowing it to take us out deeper than we want to go. The enrichment of the stories may calm the waters, to be still, and encourage you in the storms of your life.
Tales of Ancient Rome Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish. The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st.
April's Fool
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
April’s Fool covers a few hours in the life of an unappreciative farmer and his downtrodden wife. After a stomach-churning dinner scene she decides upon an action that will change both their lives.
The Dark Side
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A second-person short story, The Dark Side follows a few minutes of a couple’s life which we soon learn has not been a happy one.
Feeding the Father (free short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Inspired by true events, this short first-person fictional monologue follows a poignant turning point in a man's life.
BEETLE
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You think you may be afraid to find yourself in the middle of a dark wood, in the middle of the night? But how would it be if you were really small? Smaller than an owl, and even smaller than a bat... BEETLE (a short story), tells the account of a Stag beetle who finds himself in such frightening circumstances. Vulnerable and miniscule, will he manage to evade the hungry?
Moments From Within
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 12 poems by Christopher Kneipp
Leximandra Reports, and other tales
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Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this four-story anthology, Mr Pitren Warvel makes a mess of his sorcery; a young reporter pursues Lady Evastany Glostrum for an interview; Rikbeek the gwaystrel encounters a spy; and the Sanfaer family develop a new approach to keeping poultry.
Skins (flash fiction mini collection)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Summary: A 5000-word mini collection for animal lovers by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. She will work at developing more stories with the subject of "animal rights" in mind. * * * Genre: Flash Fiction | 5,000 words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
Poems from the Pit
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Price: Free! Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Poetry by Kenneth Paul Jones from his novel The Pit of Raeben as well as other similarly dark crevices.
Romance, Crime, Good Food: The Kathleen Valentine Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Kathleen Valentine, author of the Amazon Top Ten Bestselling horror/psychological thriller, “The Crazy Old Lady In The Attic”, this sampler contains four complete short stories, two full essays from her Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook/memoir, plus eight recipes in their entirety. Each story is complete, not a partial sample.
My Half of The Story
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Grace knows more about calming me than I’ll ever learn, even when she’s brusque or bluntly demands order I still can find it weirdly comforting, though I take it from no other. She knows what I need and now it seems she knows a lot more.
101 Drabble Prompts
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Where do you turn when you need an idea for a drabble or short story. Look in 101 Drabble Prompts.
Poems About Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection poems by award winning author Robert A. Chapin. The Wall - Three Fighting Men - and The Vietnam Unknown. The Wall released in (1982), gained national attention and presidential acclaim. Three Fighting Men by sculptor Frederick Hart represents the statue at the entrance to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Vietnam Unknown (identified in 1998)is from Arlington National Cemetery.
Death Calls
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Price: Free! Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A free collection of short stories, poems and other goodies. Each piece in Death Calls touches on life’s journey, death or dying in Courtney Vail’s own freakish way. Some works are quirky, some funny, some gross, some resonating, but all pretty weird. Enjoy!
The Rise & Fall of Basskick
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Series: The Prodigal Sons. Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"The year I turned forty was the year it hit me at last that I wasn't going to make it as a rock star." Getting old is a nasty realization to have to make. But when our hero small-town buddies got together to form a hard-rock band a decade and a half ago, they had something. A kind of magic. Can they grab that magic again, years later? A follow-on to the novel The Prodigal Sons (also an ebook).
Waking Up Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jake Bradclaw had been struggling with unemployment. The stress from being rejected by every job he applied for along with his wife being the only provider for the household, was getting to him. One day, Jake wakes up to find his wife and daughter gone. When they do not return home, he seeks out to find them only to discover the horrifying truth...