Books tagged: stories with a twist

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Fables & Fairy Tales For Teens & Adults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
So you've been told that fairy tales are for kids? And you are too old to believe in fables? Then, Gypsy Lee's collection of stories isn't for you. "Gypsy Lee'sFairy Tales, Fables & Yarns" is only for those of us who are young, or who are still handicapped by optimism, imagination and a need to embrace the fun and fantasy in life.
Sean Ryanis & The Impossible Chase
Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Tell Your Kids a Cool Bedtime Story! These stories are designed for you to easily tell to your kids (ages 5-11). Keep them excited every time! When the most powerful man in the galaxy is taken hostage by the most feared aliens, there's only one man to call. Captain Sean Ryanis! Follow him as he battles the evil Malogan Empire, tussles with Fire Pirates, and escapes the grip of the Big Boss.
A Conversation Before Dinner
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
Warning this is a talking animal story. If you don't like Brer Rabbit, Wind in the Willows, Aesop's Fables, Alice In Wonderland or The Chronicles of Narnia, then you still might want to read this short piece of flash fiction. The story features a conversation between a woodchuck and a coyote on a sunny, warm autumn afternoon.
Bianca and Other Contrived Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00)
Eighteen short stories, in which you will meet robots, children, elves, my mother, and Kublai Khan.
The Ear of the Hippo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Quickfox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of engaging and original short stories that perfectly capture the spirit of Southern Africa, each ending with a delightful twist. From the San bushmen and farm occupations in Zimbabwe to wine-making in the Cape and old ladies with tattoos. Nothing is as it seems. An entertaining book that would especially appeal to lovers of Roald Dahl.
Leonardo's Revenge and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In Leonardo’s Revenge and Other Stories, quirky characters and far-flung places illuminate collective dreams fulfilled, or thwarted, by personal beliefs and imagination. "Aysha Griffin has a keen eye, a wicked wit, a love for humanity, a flair for irony and an O. Henry-like ability to turn a story around just when you think you have a handle on it." - Judith Fein, author, Life Is A Trip
Death on Holiday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From Derringer Award winner BV Lawson comes 4 tales of mirth and mayhem: a shopping mall Christmas Elf with revenge on his mind; a man whose day goes from bad to worse when his car is rear-ended by the mayor's wife and police find a skeleton in his trunk; a P.I.'s blackmail case that takes him to a costume party and too may Abraham Lincolns; and little Sammy Spade wreaking havoc at summer camp.
End The LightCatcher
Price: Free! Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00)
It is 3013. The City of Lions is a beautiful but treacherous city for children deemed useless by society, children like End Cloud. According to law, he must be brainwashed and turned into a manual laborer for life. But seconds before it happened, he received an invitation to join the most prestigious military school in the world where children convert emotions into energy for military purposes, kn
The Miles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Only a forked thatch of pavement separates men like Poulan from your doorstep-- any doorstep. Miles of road, miles of byway, miles of interstate. Poulan devours the miles. Within every man lurks a monster, within every monster lurks a man. Fate rides on the millions of miles that pass under a man's rig, and the secret loss that propels Poulan over the horizon.
Loosely Woven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collage of published, competition-winning and new short stories and flash fiction. Themes include humour, twists and surprise endings.