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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.
Lonely People
Price: Free! Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Short stories that together paint a powerful portrait of America in the second half of the Twentieth century. The first in the Portrait of America series. The people in these stories explore love, loss, and power at every age and in every kind of relationship: between parents and children, lovers, warriors, artists, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The first volume of Precipice showcases twenty-one short stories and essays by seventeen members of the Write on Edge community.
A Few Short Stories, Volume 1 (Omnibus)
Series: A Few Short Stories Omnibus. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Read 18 flash and short stories from ten ebooks in this first omnibus volume for one low price, featuring "The World's Best Coffee," "The Uninvited Spook," "The Unfaithful Camera," "Walking Into The Night," "The Devil Came A-Collecting," "The Potwasher's New Magic Trick," "Paying Taxes, American Style," "The Bomb Hole Incident," and "The Nowhere October Surprise."
BQE Stories
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
There’s a little something for everyone here: drama, parables, humor, fables and more. From the forests of northern New Mexico to the rice paddies of Vietnam, the shore of Galilee to the Philippine Islands, from a child’s birth to death under fire, this collection of One Minute stories ranges across the globe and human experience.
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.
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.
Leaves of Change: Lessons on Love, Laughter, and Living
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Leaves of Change is a diverse collection of prose and poetry memoirs by independent authors. Featuring the works of Aleshia Clarke, Andrew Rose, Barbara H. Poole, Christina Gerberich, Julia Rose Grey, Kelli Lane, Linda Harris Sittig, Mellissa Black, Pamela Sloan, Rebecca Poole, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Volume 2
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Essay » Literature
"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac McCarthy, "No Country for Old Men" In the second volume of Precipice, twenty-four authors from the Write on Edge community explore the concept of luck in twenty-six pieces of poetry, short fiction, and memoir.
Summer Shorts: Airing Out Secrets
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Entertaining shorts published in the summer that have nothing to do with the actual season. Enjoy these well-written, interesting short stories from writers throughout North America.
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.
Our Voice Volume 4
You set the price! Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
Volume 4 of Our Voice, student written and produced work from K-12 students in Monticello, Indiana. This volume also includes on Scholastic National Gold Key piece of art and a Scholastic Regional Gold Key winner.
A White Deer And Other Stories
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This is a collection of short stories by the author of Florida's most beloved novel, A Land Remembered. These stories were written throughout Smith's writing career, going back as far as the 1960's. Reading them, you can see him developing the literary style for which he later became famous, writing books that would be printed in 46 countries including one, Angel City that was made into a movie.
Tales of Terror: Monsters
Series: Tales of Terror, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by ND3 Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Christopher Fulbright’s Tales of Terror, Vol. 2: MONSTERS serves up six stories of beasts, creatures, and unnatural things that stalk the night. “Fulbright’s prose is every bit as sharp as America’s great pulp writers [...] there’s humanity and depth to his characters. He's tough, passionate, and capable of scaring you like you haven’t been scared since childhood." —Joe McKinney, author of MUTATED
Shake Away These Constant Days
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Thirty short short stories about twists in ephemeral truth, the way small amounts of time are dissected and put back together wrong, if at all.