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The La Verne Writers' Group 2018 Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The 2018 LVWG Anthology offers something for everybody: humor, grit, warmth, action and adventure, poetry, YA, children’s stories, and somethings that we don’t quite know what they are.
The Old Weird South
Price: Free! Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This collection of twenty four new stories explores the supernatural side of the American South. Stretching from the Civil War to the present day, these stories visit mysterious bingo parlors and meet devils at the crossroads; they see battles in Florida’s citrus orchards and explore haunted bed & breakfasts.
The Paper Pauper on a Whistle Perch
Price: Free! Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A compelling, moving, life-or-death story about thee survival of American democracy and Christian morality. A Paper Pauper on the Whistle Perch is a heart-rending sensitive, moving story of fear and danger, pain and struggle, futility and immorality in American democracy, which, like all other democracies throughout history, is destroying itself.
Short Lived
Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It's just one of those days... Magicians, phoenix eggs and hot chocolate with a guardian angel. Here is a collection of short stories for the everyday, twisted with fantasy and intrigue... but mind where you step, for here lie domestic dragons, hidden treasures and the dark underside of the suburbs. These short stories mirror everyone's day to day struggles, from grief to first love, from growing
End of the Road
Price: Free! Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Roads end. They begin somewhere, too. In between, all manner of things happen: friendship, betrayal, horror and maybe even joy. For some, the End of the Road brings love and happiness, for others agony and suffering, and for a precious few, sorrow may lead to something revelatory. The potholes and pitfalls found in this anthology are many, but for every character, there is an end of the road.
The Witiko’s Necklace and Other Fabrications
Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
A collection of thirty short works of fiction by Brian Reynolds (Mouse, self-published at Smashwords, 2015) with a variety of themes and tones. All of them attempt to focus on character and the human condition. Many are located in the Canadian north, but others find their inspiration in the American Midwest and Toronto. Many have Indigenous content. All of them seek to be “literary” in style.
C4 Issue 4: Fall 2013
Price: Free! Words: 57,630. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Essay » Literature
The fourth issue of Chamber Four's literary magazine features all-new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and plays by award winners and first-timers alike. C4 strives to the best lit mag you haven’t heard of but should be reading. It’s free to download and DRM-free to boot.
A Distant Summer's Day
Price: Free! Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A son returns to the farm and his domineering father; a woman facing redundancy recalls an affair and wonders what might have been; a landlord steels herself to evict a poor tenant; a journalist interviews his hero and learns that the great are only human. Twelve short stories where a range of characters struggle to find connection and meaning in their lives.
The Raconteurs' Muse Literary Journal Vol.I
Price: Free! Words: 56,150. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Essay » Literature
Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Raconteurs’ Muse, the literary journal of Central Oregon Community College. The literary journal is an extension of A Novel Group of Writers, Central Oregon Community College’s creative writing club.
Draugar The Girl with the Golden Buddha
Price: Free! Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literary collections » Ancient & Classical
If this book has somehow come to you, then tragically, the worst has already happened, and you must prepare to have your hands bloodied in an epic battle, though it may already be too late for you. Open this book and read... if you dare!
Flying Toasters - The DeadPixel Tales
Price: Free! Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
FLYING TOASTERS – THE DEADPIXEL TALES is a collection of engaging short stories that range from gritty to haunting. Thought-provoking to ridiculous. The authors of DeadPixel Publications craft tales that will appeal to all readers through solid storytelling, crossing genre lines, and focusing on brilliant characters and twisted plots.
The Fragile Castle
Price: Free! Words: 92,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A late night trespasser in his outdoor swimming pool serves as a catalyst for an infamous summer that will change Julian Braithwaite’s life.
A Study Of Modern Political Correctness (Or How To Offend Everybody In Less Than 200 Pages)
Price: Free! Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is a collection of sixteen short stories for the bold and brave. Humour is the main ingredient of the collection, although a few stories will jar and provoke. The stories range from the bizarre to the ridiculous, from steamy and erotic to dark and dangerous. The stories feature vampires, werewolves, mythological creatures, witches, Fallen Angels, psychotic females and Vestal Virgins
Story Anatomy – A collection of short stories.
Price: Free! Words: 89,670. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
High Concept Short Stories in the vein of Philip K. Dick. Various genres but all with a thread of action and tension about them. Each one is short enough to enjoy as if you were watching a film.
Fourteen Flowers
Price: Free! Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The collection of fourteen short stories, written over a period of 12 years, running the range from the tender, to the absurd, and back again. From the awkward blind date, to a humorous stay on a psychiatric ward, the collection explores the human mind and heart from various points-of-view.
Up in the Treehouse
Price: Free! Words: 82,780. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Johnny Cotter and Charlie Milner met in kindergarten, and grew to become the best of friends. But when they got to high school, their world turned upside-down. Now their friendship (and their lives) are in danger.
Crocodile Child : Breaker MB
Price: Free! Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Crocodile Child or Breaker MB - which is he? In outback Australia a rumour 'The Breaker is Back' 100 years past they executed him in South Africa. Who is this man? Fearless, Can ride any horse. Wild, Dangerous, Devil May Care. Some name him Mark or MB. Now he tells his own story - the good and bad. Man or a monster? What made him so? And what is the crocodile spirit that goes where he goes?
Lost Girls
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
4 passports of vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead mans diary may hold the key. Now a new search begins across Australia and the world desperately seeking any trace of each of these girls.
Tales From Germania
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 98,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from the Germanic tradition... Tales From Germania concentrates on those lesser known but still wonderful stories from the Brothers Grimm alongside other collectors such as Andrew Lang, Margaret Arndt and Logan Marshall. I also found some interesting but unattributed tales to add to the mix.
Diary of Lost Girls
Series: Crocodile Dreaming, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Four passports are found of girls who vanished in Australia. The girl who found them has disappeared too. Who are these girls? Where have they gone? A diary and search in Australia and across the world give tiny glimpses and fragments, but their stories remain elusive. The police search, friends and families search and grieve in alternate measure, but five girls remain gone, their fate unknown.