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Resurrecting Cybele
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cybele Moondragon is an unemployed English graduate student who is disillusioned with her life and tired of being in debt. She decides to resurrect a matriarchal cult based on the pagan goddess Cybele in order to make a lot of money and empower men and women who are stifled in more traditional, patriarchal religions.
Marked: Collected Ramblings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Marked: collected ramblings is for those who want quick but hearty bites of fiction presented in the form of flash fiction, the short story and finally, selected pieces of poetry and prose. The characters struggle with choices, good and bad, and the consequences of those choices.
The Mirror
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 19, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirty-two clever and engaging short stories feature in this latest anthology from Stringybark Stories. Selected from over 240 entries these winning and highly commended tales are wickedly clever, thought-provoking and a rollicking read. From priestly abuse to mysterious creatures in the Yarra River, this collection is sure to challenge and entertain.
Close to Heaven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirty-three contemporary, award-winning short stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards will challenge, amuse and entertain you in this anthology of Australian-themed tales by Australian and international authors. From the beach to the mountains and the city to the country, each tale is a gem in its own right.
Twisted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2019 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » African
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Obi family live a charmed life, the picture of success and love. But when their only son Emeka marries a woman his parents deem unworthy, the ties that bind begin to unravel.
An Unlikely Trust
Series: The Decision. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Unlikely Trust is Book 3 of The Decision series. Book 1, Path to Distant Dreams, introduces two young ladies with dreams of escaping plantation life. Book 2, Past the Shadows, picks up with Lily's fateful decision, while Book 3 leaves clues to Margot's character. Is she really calculatingly cunning? Or is she nothing more than a victim of her circumstances just trying to break free?
Tripping Into Mexico
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 149,650. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tripping Into Mexico is a spiritual adventure story about silver salesman Corsey Clamming as he makes his way from British Columbia, through the USA, to the deep south of Mexico, buying and selling beautiful jewellery. Along the way he seeks the meaning of life, often finding it within people caught in unreal situations. just waiting for Corsey's kind of solutions.
Helios
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Helios is a collection of short stories by author Che Parker.
Stories South of the Sun
You set the price! Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
STORIES SOUTH OF THE SUN is a collection of short fiction by Stella Samuel. Take a shallow dive into just a few of the various genres Stella writes in this diverse collection of pieces from middle school adventure to young adult coming of age and love and loss sprinkled with a bit of suspense.
La rebelión de los pelones
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 115,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Todos somos historias de muchas historias. Cargamos con una narrativa que nos hace lo que somos. Éstas nos muestran también lo que seremos. El libro narra el encuentro de personajes y eventos realistas en un mundo de mágica desolación creadora de la idiosincrasia del mexicano. En los personajes confluyen historias que intentan reflejar un México de recuerdos fantásticos que nunca tuvieron lugar.
Reflections in a Hubcap
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by David Vernon. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Master story-teller, Steve Atkinson, showcases twenty-three of his best short stories in this clever anthology. Some of these tales are whimsically autobiographical while others visit the dark and murky places of the human mind. All are beautifully crafted and leave the reader with a thirst for more.
Tainted Innocence and Other Award-winning Stories from the Twisted Stringybark Award
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A tale with a twist always intrigues and here is an entire collection of thirty-one clever stories from both Australian and international authors. These are the winning and highly commended stories from the Twisted Stringybark Short Story Competition. Written by established and new writers, each story has been chosen for its unique contribution to Australian literature.
Cuckoo Funeral, Magique, The Odd Job: Three Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In "Cuckoo Funeral", a Korean-American teen knows her mother is the keeper of a secret, but she cannot pry it from her. In "Magique", a man wants his wife to partner with him in his greatest dream - to be a full-time magician - but she thinks magic is a stupid hobby. He gives her one last chance to support him. In "The Odd Job", an old man offers a vagrant woman a job scraping paint off his house.
Just Alice
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A tale with a twist is a tantalising read. Showcased here are thirty-three award-winning stories from Australian and international authors, all which have a neat little twist in the tail. See if you can guess the ending before reaching it. Written by new and established writers each story has been chosen for its unique contribution to Australian literature.
Little Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
His ambition was to construct a state-of-art bomber piloted by a kamikaze dog. In the pursuit of this aim, he killed lots of animals. But when he saw this white dog with a black star on the head, a strange feeling stirred in his crude, lone soul. Will the heart take over a cold and pragmatic mind?
Making Sense
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Fandango Virtual. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Life doesn’t make sense but we still try to impose a sense of sense onto it. In this collection of stories we meet twenty people who have nothing in common apart from the need to make sense out of their lives, all trying to answer the self-same questions, and where their five senses fall short they have to rely on their other senses: those of humour, of justice, of right and wrong, of decency...
Hidden Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
While cleaning out the attic of her deceased grandmother's Victorian farmhouse, Alice discovers old letters and diaries she can't help herself from reading. Their romantic and emotional contents end up revealing many shocking secrets that lead to a series of questions, and Alice feels the need to investigate.
The Prowl Car Files
Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Prowl Car circles the world looking for dreams – and then it finds them! Secluded memories of the past emerge into the day as we drive. It's a mystery as deep as anything you have ever seen – and as inexplicable. Real photo stories from cartoonist Chris Reynolds of Mauretania Comics ... The Prowl Car Files!
Human Detritus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
HUMAN DETRITUS is a collection of nine short works about the kind of people we’ve all encountered: a victim. A teacher. A dysfunctional family. A slut and a factory worker. Told with caustic anger and sardonic humor, these are stories of human debris left behind by some and absorbed by others.
The Southern Liver Regulators: A Novelette and Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
One night in Tacoma's sleepy Railroad Saloon, a vigilante gang is formed to make life so miserable for the Chinese that they'll finally leave town like they've been told. But plans change when a Shanghaiing sailor comes to town. Set in 1882, this historical fiction novelette is accompanied by six other short stories, including a Quincy Writer's Guild first-place winner, The Watered Land.