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Branches - Three Stories About Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
Lux: Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This compilation of short stories and art pieces was created by the Literary Journal Club from John C. Kimball High School. Besides including works from members of the club, it also features winning pieces from monthly writing contests held at the school.
A-Sides
Price: Free! Words: 134,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You asked for it, you got it -A-Sides, now fortified with zombies! From Lost loves to Buckets O'Gore, "A-Sides" has it all. Twenty stories, fair and true, featuring Ghosts, paranormal children, Spontaneous Human Combustion, lawyers, werewolves, aliens, conspiracy theories, pagan idols, romance, evil bankers, weird sisters, forbidden archaeology, and more!
Good Story to Read.com: Short Story Collection #01
Price: Free! Words: 37,020. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This collection contains the first twelve short stories published on the Good Story to Read.com website.
The Life Story of a Chilean Sea Blob and Other Matters of Importance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by Queen's Ferry Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Much as Theodore Carter’s title sea blob proves a challenge to classify, the other matters of importance in this, the author’s debut, story collection emerge as equally amorphous and downright slippery when it comes to categorization. Yet, fleshy narrative makes indexing possible by way of a catalogue of characters who aren’t simply arranged, but rarities that act-largely at great personal risk.
When Morning Comes (Part of the Paranormal Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Horror » General
When Morning Comes discusses human relationships from the perspectives of the main protagonist of the story, the old woman, who finds the detachment of her daughters, distressful. There is intensity and feeling as the old woman yearns desperately for the love of her family, but finally decides to leave matters the way they are when she is cajoled by Death to explore the realm of the other world.
The Cycle of Ramón & Other Stories from the Cantina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
These are magic realism short stories. Love is bound through time, the heavens weep, the most beautiful woman in all of Mexico is cursed, a rabbit & a priest work through a drought, and the owner of a cantina relates tall tales that make Paul Bunyan pale in comparison. If you've enjoyed the works of Gabriel García Márquez and Isabel Allende, you'll enjoy these Stories from the Cantina.
The Craft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The Craft covers every manner of crafts - arts and crafts, witchcraft, spacecrafts and others. Whatever the story, there is often a surprise at the end, so relax for a while and read this collection of short stories by TWB. Take the time to decide which you liked best. The authors' proceeds go to Sea Shepherd, who have dedicated themselves to protecting our oceans and seas and the life within.
Northwoods Forest Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Here it is - the first novel I wrote in 2003! And now it's available in eBook format! This is a family oriented (age 16 and up), faith-based mystery set in 1885 and 2005 which tells the story of a man unjustly convicted of a crime and the family and friends who help to rectify it 120 years later. And it is also a love story of great sadness, new joy and hope for the future.
The Cat that Became a Dog / Stories of Fiction and Non-fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Curl up with this fascinating mixture of fiction and non-fiction stories by novelist and cat lover, Regina Russell. You will enjoy these intriguing stories about cats, hummingbird wars, marriage troubles, meeting a love interest online, bickering in the church, love, road rage, a homeless woman and even an almost impromptu family barbeque.
Conversation With A Barn Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.29 from 7 reviews)
This short collection of essays will bring a smile of recognition to those who love the people, the land, and the culture of the Ozarks. The author evokes the rhythms of a nearly forgotten life style. The overall tone is gentle good humor blended with love for the time and place. Illustrations by Betty Singer evoke sweetness and empathy.
Under Sonoran Skies, Prose and Poetry from the High Desert
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Authored by Bill Black, Jeanne Burrows-Johnson, Susan Cosby-Patton, Kay Lesh, Patricia Noble, and Larry Sakin, Under Sonoran Skies, Prose and Poetry from the High Desert is an anthology of fiction and non-fiction including poems, short stories, historical and reflective essays.
After the Fog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
Decatur Clary, A Literary Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
'Decatur Clary - a Literary Sampler' is four free Decatur Clary stories designed to titillate the palate while introducing you to the style and stories of Decatur Clary. 'The Agreement' and 'The Calling' are excerpts from Decatur's novel '7 Crows a Secret'. 'Willa and Buddy' open the novel 'Lady Lu' and 'Grandpa's Shortcut' is a new short story homage to Decatur's grandfather.
The Poetess Luz Celestial
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 360. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Experience the magic of poetry in black and white. Take a walk under the stars or gaze on your reflection in the moonlight. Remember singing with the flowers, watching a sunset, walking on the beach, or playing in fields of gold. If you do, you will be delighted as Dr. Claus presents Love poems to sooth your heart. Discover The Poetess Luz Celestial and allow the heavenly lights to whisper "I Love
Tales of Terror: Dark Waters
Series: Tales of Terror, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,820. 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. 5: DARK WATERS serves up three short stories and a novelette of the treachery and horrors of the sea. “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
The Whole Nine Yarns
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Nine delightful tales of the west, both long ago and contemporary, are told in the charming style of a country gentleman. These tales of Montana and the West bring the reader back to a time when life was simpler —or was it?
Cousin Toby and the Preacher and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Robertsons are not the only occupants of rural Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. In Don A. Hoyt's collection of eleven "flash fiction" stories, neighbors of the "Dynasty" clan exhibit many of the same fascinating and puzzling characteristics. Meet Billie Moran the horse trader, Mayor Roosevelt Huey Wallace, Dutch Bienvdenue the moss ginner, and especially Cousin Toby. Unforgettable!
Tales of Terror: Ghosts
Series: Tales of Terror, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by ND3 Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Christopher Fulbright’s Tales of Terror, Vol. 1: GHOSTS serves up six stories of shivery visitations from beyond. “Fulbright’s prose is every bit as sharp as America’s great pulp writers [...] there’s humanity and depth to his characters. Fulbright is tough, passionate, and capable of scaring you like you haven’t been scared since childhood." —Joe McKinney, award-winning author of MUTATED
Ten Dark Enchantments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In these ten powerful stories, Daniel Robichaud reveals himself to be a masterful storyteller, finding surreal, magical, and moving touches in the world we know and the world to come.