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The Cycle of Ramón & Other Stories from the Cantina
Price: $4.99 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.
Good Story to Read.com: Short Story Collection #01
Price: $1.99 USD. 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Forgotten Treasure
Price: Free! Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of poems and short stories. The poetry is inspired by emotions. Anger, joy, love and spirituality all find their way out in them. The short stories are studies in different genres. There is humor in the Wiki-esque biography of Popeye the Sailor and the irreverent "When the Music Stops", fantasy in the "Bonds of War" and drama in "Silver Lining".
Conversation With A Barn Cat
Price: $3.49 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.
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.
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
Mornings With AJ and Jen
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a gunman takes the hosts of a morning show hostage, we find the love and darkness behind the cheery banter. Two additional short stories.
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 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
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.
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?
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.
Bone Pile
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014 by House of Lit. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Bury your face in the red sand, your eyes in the clear sky. The American Southwest shines with sunlight, clean air, and free range. BONE PILE, the mutated twin to Riley Hill’s BURN PILE, digs us out of the darkness to the light of day, where nothing can go wrong. Unless you’re down wind. These five tales of terror, dark humor, and horror uncover what lurks in the open, in broad daylight.
O. Henry Classics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 251,310. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The quite 600 stories written by O. Henry provided a humiliation of riches for the compilers of this volume. the ultimate choice of the seventy stories during this assortment offers forthe reader's delight those tales honored nearly unanimously by anthologists and people that represent, in selection and balance, the most effective work of America's favorite storyteller.