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Burnt Toast & Martinis for Breakfast by Figaro Lucwoski
Price: Free! Words: 57,580. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Burnt Toast & Martinis for Breakfast is a collection of fictional short stories, film reviews, and assessments of contemporary writers I have written over the years.
The Muse of Wallace Rose: Novella and Short Stories by Bill Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You'll go from amused and astounded to dazed and disabused by the rich writing and characters found in "The Muse of Wallace Rose." This novella and short stories by Bill Woods will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions that will have you laughing, crying and shrieking all at the same time. - Tom Wood, author of "Vendetta Stone"
The Buried Life: Selected Stories and Prose by Wayne Luckmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,630. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2019 by Squirrel Haven Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The stories and sketches collected in The Buried Life offer an intimate perspective of people responding to challenges they encounter in the conditions of their lives.
Trouble Found Me: Eleven Tales of Life by Christopher L Sewell
You set the price! Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Coffee, energy drinks, alcohol and prescription drugs are the lifeblood of the modern workforce. Where is the voice that speaks for this seemingly overlooked majority and their exhausting mission just to live? Will these stories end in hope or despair for these elven people?
Dumpsters by Sue Binder
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Homeless, addicted, and helpless describes different characters who are struggling with hopelessness in Dumpsters. The eighteen short stories in this collection pinpoint a decisive moment in each person's life. The reader is introduced to a world of alcohol and drug addiction. In addition, the reader will meet counselors who display poor ethical choices. Murder, violence, and selfishness abide.
The La Verne Writers' Group 2018 Anthology by Scott Skipper, Tamara Miller, Lisa Griffiths, Sharri Cohen, Jonathan Chaus, Toni Eastwood, & Holly Iris Scott
Price: Free! Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The 2018 LVWG Anthology offers something for everybody: humor, grit, warmth, action and adventure, poetry, YA, children’s stories, and somethings that we don’t quite know what they are.
The Stray by Jennifer Olmstead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Can a near-fatal cycling accident save Dare Jordan from himself? One November morning in rural Southern Point, Virginia, an out-of-control van slams into Dare Jordan's custom road bike. The crushing impact lands the OCD accountant at the foot of a ditch—and at the feet of six-year-old Hoagy Butler and his Bassett hound, Lila.
A Study Of Modern Political Correctness (Or How To Offend Everybody In Less Than 200 Pages) by BJ Whittenbury
Price: Free! Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is a collection of sixteen short stories for the bold and brave. Humour is the main ingredient of the collection, although a few stories will jar and provoke. The stories range from the bizarre to the ridiculous, from steamy and erotic to dark and dangerous. The stories feature vampires, werewolves, mythological creatures, witches, Fallen Angels, psychotic females and Vestal Virgins
Illustrated Short Fiction of William H. Coles 2000-2016 by William H. Coles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,960. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of thirty-three award-winning short stories and a novella, each about one-of-a kind characters solving serious problems in challenging settings. The stories are crafted by William H. Coles with artistic intensity for engagement and entertainment. Each short story is illustrated by one of six artists commissioned for the story.
A Very Dark Place (A Collection of Short Stories) by Martin Marriott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A Very Dark Place is a collection of sixteen short stories that span the genres. I have a story for everyone. From horror to drama with a sprinkling of humour here and there. So pull up a chair, relax and let my words entertain you.
The Paper Pauper on a Whistle Perch by Dreaming Big Publications
Price: Free! Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A compelling, moving, life-or-death story about thee survival of American democracy and Christian morality. A Paper Pauper on the Whistle Perch is a heart-rending sensitive, moving story of fear and danger, pain and struggle, futility and immorality in American democracy, which, like all other democracies throughout history, is destroying itself.
Odd ends by G Russell Peterman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection folktales, fantasy, poems, science fiction, fiction, short stories, novella, personal narrative and and few grandpa stories told my grandson.
A-Sides by Victor Allen
Price: $2.99 USD. 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!
Up in the Treehouse by Joseph Hirsch
Price: Free! Words: 82,780. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Johnny Cotter and Charlie Milner met in kindergarten, and grew to become the best of friends. But when they got to high school, their world turned upside-down. Now their friendship (and their lives) are in danger.
The Gingerbread Collection by Victor A. Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,840. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Inspired by the tradition of short stories, whether the classics of Ray Bradbury, William Faulkner, and Edgar Allan Poe, or the contemporaries of Anthony Doerr, Julie Orringer, and Stephen King, The Gingerbread Collection blazes new trails in the forest of literary prose.
Our Voice 8 by Scot McAtee
Price: Free! Words: 278,210. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 8 of student produced writing from grades K-12 in the Twin Lakes School District of Monticello, Indiana. This edition covers 212 writers from Spring and Fall 2015. Fully 12% of our entire K-12 student body participated in this edition. All proceeds towards publishing a physical version of the book.
Fragments of Philosophers' Stone: Essays and Stories by John Paddison
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Coming of age
Fragments is set in Southern California in the 1950s; the main character in the story is Joel Sheppard, a child growing up in the tough steel town of Fortuna. The chapters alternate between internal and external reflections on events, people, and circumstances shaping the boy’s life and future. The work is a detailed analysis of the negative socioeconomic forces often impacting young people.
The Spare Husband and Other Stories by Angus Brownfield
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Some quirky, some straitlaced, these stories probe the vagaries of human nature, although not all the characters are human. There’s a maturing teenager, a humble hummus merchant of long ago, a girl intent on becoming a woman, but there’s also a skittish hare, an outspoken poodle and even a quartet of ghosts. Fears are quieted and dilemmas dissolved or ignored at peril: light reading with clout.
Jahuay by Carlos Modonese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 28, 2015 by Editorial Casa de Cartón. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un guitarrista vasco, una mesera colombiana, un sacerdote peruano y un barman, se encuentran en Jahuay, viejo restaurante enclavado en Chincha, un lugar ubicado en la costa del Pacífico sur. Todos ellos huyen tratando de encontrar ese pequeño espacio donde la paz logre dibujar un mundo mejor, un paraíso, aunque esté muerto.
A Story Within, Too: The Collected Short Stories and Novellas of Jason Wallace, Volume 2 by Jason Wallace
Series: Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,200. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is everything since the first volume, all of my new short stories and novellas, plus a short novel. Get everything from fantasy to horror to strange humor and more. Find out why my mind is so twisted up and mismanaged. I have too much running inside to ever stop. Get stories of murder, intrigue, mystery, an epic quest, real stories of the unexplained paranormal and much more!
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