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The Elevator Trilogy
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Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Elevator Trilogy is 62 great short-short stories, about you and me, everyone of them like a little movie – for busy people who can really use a break now and then and don't have a lot of time to read.
Wild Rides
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Price: Free! Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven original stories,with excerpts from the novels "The Very Swift Witches" and "Magic Trixie and the Crystal Witch", make a wonderful introduction to the world of Author Wayne Hicks.
Two Dark Truths
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Price: Free! Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two Dark Truths is a collection of one longish short story (“I Killed Hemingway”) and one novella (“A Larry Comes”). Please see the individual stories here in Smashwords for details.
Seven True Lies
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Price: Free! Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seven True lies is a collection of five stories and two novellas. It includes: “Beast,” “Angels,” “Hell’s Father,” “I Killed Hemingway,” “Bristlecone Buddha,” “Boil a Manchild for Odin,” and “Only the Albatross Remembers” — please see my individual stories here in Smashwords for more details.
Unwise Guys
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Price: Free! Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rocco and Jimmy are the lowest ranking members of the Italian mafia, and their eccentric boss always gives them the worst jobs; anything from picking up his dry-cleaning, to carrying out a hit on a rival boss's dog. "Unwise Guys" chronicles the ridiculous and often hilarious escapades of two gangsters with unique (and sometimes warped) perspectives on the world, their work, and life in general.
Delete This and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A dozen of my most popular stories like the Delete series and Sticlebacks and Zombie President on many subjects from Christ to the Devil, and from metafiction to the alien zombies. I know you will enjoy.
Egomania
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Price: Free! Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Essay » Literature
What is this book all about? Well, I could say it is about promotion of my books, which wouldn’t be totally false. On the other hand, it is about writing, as a profession, and reveals what goes into putting together books for publication. It also offers some prime examples of my own writing in essays, stories and articles. And it is a freebee! To boot! Over 80,000 words!
Scheherazade’s Box
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You set the price! Words: 125,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories, spanning a variety of genres such as science fiction, paranormal, fantasy, romance, and others.
Genuine Aboriginal Democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
An anthology of wonderfully quirky short stories including: Uncertain Trysts, His Faithful Companion, Big Paper Skeleton, Fantasy Artifact, Genuine Aboriginal Democracy, Mother's Woman-Marine Bra, Work Out Your Own Salvation, Consciousness Raising, Metamorphosis of Me, Snake Dance Disaster, and On the Rio Mayo.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
24:01 One Minute After
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Price: Free! Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology of horror, science fiction and fantasy short stories, some dark and some light but all challenging the bounds of your imagination. You will begin with an experiment in nano-biotechnology gone very wrong, end with an alternate reality on Olde Aearth, and in between experience everything from dragons and wizards to a hurricane and misadventures in space!
The Second Derivative of Irony
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Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eighteen stories about people in prisons of their own devise—childhood awakenings; coming-of-age quandaries; ironical comeuppances; criminal excesses; personal compulsions. "The Second Derivative of Irony" is a compendium of the author's "Three Stories about..." series with six additional stories to boot
A Darker Shade of Bright
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Price: Free! Words: 121,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories within a story of one man's immortality, glory, fall, and return to grace: and finally, to Joy everlasting. A middle-aged cop on enforced leave kidnaps his analyst and compels him to listen to his stories of former lives. The cop is convinced that his memories are real and not mere dreams or imagination. "PTSD", is the analyst's diagnosis. The outcome is undiscovered country...
Women and Monsters - Free Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This sampler of a collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
Tales From Under The Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
All you ever wanted to know about trolls, and a few things you probably didn't. Life and death, myth and legend, magic and mayhem, all rolled up into six fabulous stories that lift the lid off their dark world. With a supporting cast of drunken gnomes and angry fairies, Tales From Under the Bridge drags trolls kicking, fighting, biting, drinking, belching and farting, into the light of day.
Night Strike
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Price: Free! Words: 90,570. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of thirteen short stories, featuring favorites like Mason Stone and the dynamic duo of Nick Jones and Corrie Albiston as well as one off shorts that date back to the earliest reaches of his writing. Now expanded with full notes and a proper table of contents.
Off The Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A collection of assorted Short Stories by an Indian Teenager
Plato's Cave During the Slicer Wars and other short stories
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Price: Free! Words: 66,380. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
During the darkest days of the Slicer Wars will the Allegory of Plato's Cave be enough to save all of mankind?
Savage Glen and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 102,890. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A soul’s trove of stories. Twenty-nine of ’em, running the gamut from sci-fi to human interest. Horror, humor, philosophy, madness. And a special treat for all you cat lovers.
Just Another Day in Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Life in the big city is not for the faint of heart. Shadows lurk in sunlight; blood spills on floors; hope and dread are just two sides of a neon sign; and loneliness is a paper cut on the heart, an invisible wound that eventually kills. In these stories, Katherine Tomlinson explores the dark heart of urban living. It is what it is...Just Another Day in Paradise.