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MORSELS Twisted Tales of Life and Death Vol. 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What if you made a rash decision right before the calvary arrives? Imagine a vampire that hates the taste of blood. What if a murdered battered woman decided to fight back? Ever seen a human zoo? Pssst...cows can fly. What would you give in exchange for your dreams coming true? What if that derelict on the bus is God? Morsels serves up fifteen twisted original tales that you won't soon forget.
Metamorphosis In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
A business man wakes up and discovers he has been turned into a cockroach of sorts! Beginnings don't get much better then that! Unfortunately, a hundred years has made most translations of Kafka's classic work feel a bit dated. BookCaps can help with this fresh translation for the modern reader.
A World In Edgewise: Thirteen Sidereal Journeys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The stories in Jack Preston King's A World In Edgewise alternately disturb me, haunt me, make me think, and send sinfully titillating tingles of delight running up and down my spine, often delivering all of these sensations at once... -- Vincent Casspriano, Jr., author of The Simplest Path to Personal and Planetary Transformation: Free Your Mind
Wild Things: Four Tales of Suspense and Terror
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Suspenseful, strange and riveting -- Wolves in disguise, birds as terrifying harbingers, prisoners-of-war and murderers inhabit the pages of this mini-collection from Douglas Clegg, award-winning and bestselling author of The Children's Hour and Neverland. Three short stories and one novelette, originally published in a special deluxe limited hardcover from Cemetery Dance Publications.
Story 3: The Painted Wall
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 4: Planting a Pear Tree
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 7: The Marriage of the Fox's Daughter
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Troll Stew: A Strange Brew of Dark Fairy Tales and Poems for Adults
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This collection of original fairy tales and poems is sure to satisfy the cravings of any reader with an appetite for the unusual. Contains three works of short fiction, four works of flash fiction, and six works of poetry, all inspired by the darker side of Faerie. Due to the macabre nature of some of the tales and poems, this book is not recommended for young children.
The Red Hound of Pooley and other tales of mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four tales of mystery. In 'The Red Hound of Pooley' a young bricklayer’s mate encounters a red hound; will it bring him serious bad luck? 'The Fiddington Smith' may have had a strange brush with the Devil himself. In Cheshire, 'The Winnington Lady' is said to flit among the bushes frightening hapless workers at the Drum Plant. 'The Poachers of Darnall' is historically true and a strange yarn.
That Ain't Right: Historical Accounts of the Miskatonic Valley
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal Presents, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
No one knows what it's like to visit the squat brooding cottages and low gambrel roofs of the Miskatonic Valley like people who have been there. In this collection, Mad Scientist Journal has brought together eighteen tales of people who have either lived in this strange corner of New England or had the misfortune of visiting.