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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 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 Scribe
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers, by writers
The Death of Emily Pritchett
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A beautiful young debutante meets a senseless and untimely demise. The eye witness account, retold from a peculiar perspective, leads to the question, could the tragedy have been prevented.
Our Voice Volume 7
Price: Free! Words: 171,670. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 7 of student produced writing from grades K-12 in the Twin Lakes School District of Monticello, Indiana. See the progression of our kids' abilities and interests as they grow. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund for student writers or towards publishing a physical version of the book.
Pembroke/Kings Summer Programme Ebook Anthology 1
Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Trapeze Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
An anthology of writing from the University of Cambridge Pembroke/Kings Summer Programme 2012
Buryin' Gran and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Bittersweet tales about love, life and death from Frederick A. Lierman.
Meadowbrook
Price: Free! Words: 24,980. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of short stories, some true, others fiction. Which is which? You may be surprised.
The Man on the Park Bench
Price: Free! Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Don McNair wrote for others for forty years. Now retired, he writes mainstream, romance, and young adult fiction for pleasure. This book, his sixth, presents his thirteen top short stories, never before published. Stories include: The Man on the Park Bench… Beulah’s Glow-in-the-Dark Jesus… Brotherly Love… Heroes on Parade… Home in Time…The Chipmunk Sign… The CLOSET Apprentice… and more.
Quick Reads: The Gardener
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A new and unusual gardener brings more than a summer's cornucopia to the Richter estate.
Earth and Air: Stories
Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
Bloody Hands, Heartless Editors: 7 Deleted Chapters from The First Boy who was Broken
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The discarded chapters of writer, J.D. Benabides, these are stories of triumph, childhood, and the heartbreaking beauty of being human. They were initially cut from his book, The First Boy who was Broken, but they are being offered in this free ebook as a thank you to everyone who supported his debut novel.
In the Ancient Lands of the Pemigewasset
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In the Ancient Lands of the Pemiwegasset consists of two short stories about life in the Pemigewasset wilderness of central New Hampshire. The stories surround the misadventures of the author and two young men as they explore the rugged wilderness along the Kancamagus River.
Quick Reads: Little Hattie Sleeps
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
An unexpected loss devastates a late 19th Century family.
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay
Price: Free! Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Salt and Oil, Blood and Clay is a collection of short stories, poems, and vignettes that use fantasy and the harsh realities of ordinary life to explore the impact of solitude, sorrow, hope, and longing on how we see and believe in the world.
Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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Character driven short stories dealing with an undocumented immigrant, a runaway slave, coming of age experiences, a love story and end of life.
Ms. Wellington's Oak Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The death of the gods; life in a conservative, American family; the Earth in an age when corporations have taken over; a stoner coming back from yet another trip to Amsterdam; a rebellious youth traveling through Italy during the Renaissance; likely love in an unlikely setting; psychotic daydreams; a fat man stuck in his neighbor's window; and the dark side of living in a Freemocracy.
Ether Frolics, A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Wilcox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You'll enjoy having a huge laugh reading the plot contrivances of this set of stories called “Ether Frolics.” But they all stem from some kernel of truth I have witnessed in a career of many generations. “ObamaCare” was upheld by The Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. I think this upholds a prophecy I made in one story, “Mary Smith's Little Problem,” a story I wrote in the 1960s.
Inheritance and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories, Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style, subversive wit, and a powerful, concrete narrative.
Tales of Terror: The Undead
Series: Tales of Terror, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by ND3 Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Christopher Fulbright’s Tales of Terror, Vol. 3: THE UNDEAD serves up six stories for those weary of the average tales of the undead. An ancient mummy arises to reclaim his rightful place as king of a distant planet; a failed web mogul creates some zombies of a different kind; hot vampires visit their sins and seductions on the unwary, plus two more tales of fangs and flesh-eaters!

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