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Dystopian Lullabies
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Price: Free! Words: 26,000. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A guard who barters people's lives for pie, a computer programmer who can't get away from a persistent program, and others all find a place in this collection of short stories featuring worlds that have gone wrong.
Crooked Words
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Price: Free! Words: 36,850. Language: Australian English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Crooked Words is an eclectic collection of short fiction in pursuit of the many different shades of what it means to live queer.
Man Camp
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Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories about family love, discovery, revenge. A working class father tries to maintain a connection with his family over a very long distance. An unlikely explorer on Mars stumbles upon what may be the greatest discovery in history. A widowed mother gets an unusual second chance at love via a time machine. An angry man seeks revenge on a system which wronged him.
"Weirder Than Weird" 18 Bizarre Tales From a Disturbed Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
If you love quirky and dark short stories but have become discouraged over the lack of originality these days then "Weirder Than Weird" will renew your faith! "Weirder Than Weird" is chock full of dark and creepy tales that will leave you wanting more and also wondering about the authors sanity.
The Last Supper
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Price: Free! Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Augie Adams is a rambunctious first grader with a terrifying secret. Leef Undertree is the son of a shipbuilder on the planet Brindlestar. Rachel Katrachian is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. And John Blackthorne is a zombie. What do these people have in common? They are all eager to meet you through the pages of this collection of short stories.
Catacomb Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
sit back, get comfortable and get ready to enjoy seven spooky short stories. From a haunted mansion to a celestial garden, and from a crimean battleground to the trenches of world war one.
Doce relatos de angustia y muerte
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You set the price! Words: 12,160. Language: Spanish. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Doce relatos donde la desesperación, el miedo y la muerte envolverán al lector a lo largo de toda la lectura.
The Search For Dad
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Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
I'd never met him, but his presence was everywhere. I was missing something and everyone else knew the secret. Yet he lit up the path to becoming a man whilst my family disintegrated.
25 Christmas Eves
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Price: Free! Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Twenty-five tales of pirates, demons, ghosts, galactic wars and other classic holiday fare.
Humans and Their Creations
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Price: Free! Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Through the eyes of a character in a novel, a metal soldier, a painting, a group of mannequins, the forest, a wolf boy, a creation lost in an ended world, and a living instrument, humans and their never-ending trials with friendship, acceptance, love, and survival come into the forefront. What will you think when at the heart of every creature, the love and hate for humanity grows?
Three
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Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three is a trio of short stories that defy the scope of other collections. From the wrecked interior of a washed up writer's mind, to the depths of space, to the old city streets. The three stories included are: Fever Dreams Star Slight A Silver Ring
The Cat's Dowry and Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Anthologies
You could be in one of these stories.There is Gabby who inherits a cat and a new life. Itzy loses her job because of “hands on” kind of boss and finds her mother’s killer through her new job. Aileen finds strength in her loved ones’ when her son goes to jail for murder and Nelson wins the lotto. Each of the fourteen stories is a pleasure read and short enough to be read in one sitting
My Other Shorts & Formal Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 54,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
N.Z Book of the Week on TV's The Book Show 2013. 17 more wonderfully witty, superb suspense and seriously sad tales, situated in any of dozens of countries. Fiction, expanding on incidents that could have happened to anyone. Themes from comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in one story. Length varies from 750 words to a 13,000 word novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
A Trilogy of Unrelated Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of three short-short stories. If you enjoy these tales, please come on back to Smashwords to discover other works of fiction by Julie Frayn.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience – Learn) - Year 20
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The fourth story is about a young beautiful girl from Beijing in China She follows her boyfriend to New Zealand and then six months later he dumps her! Should she stay or go back home? Her background has made her competitive and so she has to make some important decisions. Read and find out what she achieves.
The Stonemason and Other Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
How does the stonemason make such perfect statues? Will the girl of young Thomas' dreams find the gift he left for her? What does the strange creature on the deserted planet want from Captain Anderson? These and other questions are explored in The Stonemason and Other Tales. Four stories of the disturbing and the macabre that will take you into the darkest nights and coldest tombs you can fathom.
Tales of Fantasy
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Price: Free! Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of 11 fantasy short stories by Scott Reeves, including... Washi in the Underworld Troll Bridge Ambrosia A Walk Between Worlds Phantoms of the Mind The moon Pool ...plus 5 others.
The Beast in the Bedchamber
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Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
The Beast in the Bedchamber features seven modern fairy tales about fantastic -- and often ill-fated -- romance. Included in these pages are selkies, werewolves, Egyptian goddesses and artists with murderous intent. The seven tales range from Gothic to modern, horror to comedy, encompassing everything from Bluebeard to Sleeping Beauty.
Flashpoint
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Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Author Stoney M. Setzer presents eight flash fiction works that run the gamut from science fiction to suspense. What if a Chicago Cubs fan could break the curse on his team with a laptop? What if a mirror showed you what you really are? The answers to these and other questions lie within....