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Passages of Promise
Price: Free! Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This anthology is a collection of original writing by the SOAR Creative Writers of Chesatee Academy in the War Eagle Writing Studio, Spring 2017.
Spring Decision: Stories of Appalachia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,280. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Helen Haught Fanick is a native of Appalachia, and the area is a favorie setting for her short stories and novels. It's easy to discern her love of the people of the region in reading Spring Decision. The resiliance, courage, ingenuity, and heart exhibited by the characters in Stories of Appalachia echo the traits exhibited by friends, neighbors, and relatives of the author.
The Paper Pauper on a Whistle Perch
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.
Crossed Wires (Life's Outtakes 8) - 52 Humorous/Inspirational Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
52 Humorous And Inspirational Short Stories From the inspiration of a World War II soldier’s compassion in Forgiveness to the humor of numerous car problems in Crossed Wires these 52 humorous and inspirational short stories (one for each week of the year) will make you laugh, reminisce, and contemplate the relationships you cherish most.
Odd ends
Price: Free! 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.
The Games You Cannot Win
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Roll the dice, pick a card, tell a lie, hide the truth. Whatever the move, it's all just part of the game. Follow the lives of four very different characters who are all trapped in an insidious game. Each story delves into the intricate web of misaligned motives and obscured half-truths.
A-Sides
Price: Free! Words: 128,240. 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. Eighteen stories featuring Ghosts, paranormal children, Spontaneous Human Combustion, lawyers, werewolves, aliens, conspiracy theories, pagan idols, romance, evil bankers, weird sisters, forbidden archaeology, and more!
Hidden Truths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A yearning for connection binds many of the stories in Jeff Boyle’s fine collection. In a world where people find themselves increasingly isolated from neighbors and their communities, Boyle shows us again and again characters swimming against that tide to reach some kind of bond with another.
Maddigan - My Story. And Other Words
Price: Free! Words: 28,630. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
MADDIGAN - MY STORY is part one of a golden retriever’s memoir written in the dog’s voice. AND OTHER WORDS is a collection of short essays, blog posts, reviews, and recipes. It includes chapters from the two Bruce DelReno Mysteries, and a preview from the third. And, Mike reveals his secret recipe for limoncello.
I Moved Here For The Chowder and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This book is A collection of short (and sometimes too long) stories.
Culpepper's Rebellion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
John Culpepper did everything in his power to protect his family and honor the crown during a rebellion in Virginia, but John was unaware that his own son was planning a rebellion in Carolina. When the boy was arrested and charged with treason, John's legal training, which he rebelled against in his youth, became the only thing standing between his son's life and death.
John Culpepper, Esquire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
John Culpepper was a prominent figure in colonial Virginia, a merchant in Jamestown for two decades and a resident since the disastrous civil war that shook England to its core. The Culpepper family had known great defeat, but none as heartbreaking as the tragic event that abruptly left John in the position of family patriarch. How would John hold his family together on two continents?
Reunion / Nostalgia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
We were together. For about five years. All in the same place. Talking and laughing and bantering and comparing notes about all the big things: life and love and death and despair. Then we went our separate ways. After five years, we had a reunion. Want to see what happened? Then this is the book for you. Stories on a theme. How life has changed with the passing time. With a photo finish.
Monster Faces
Price: Free! Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Collection of short stories about drug addicts and some of the awful situations they can get themselves into. Also included is ch 1 of soon to be released novel: A Girl A Fetus And A Monster A story about a pregnant drug addict who finds herself stuck at an old abandoned house where she hoped to end her life but is forced into having to deliver her own drug dependent baby
Our Voice 8
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.
Magnifying Glass and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,710. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Seann McCollum is a poet and painter living in Portland, Ore. His short stories ask the questions: Why does Amber take zombies so literally? Is the outside-in world possible? What do those battery-operated animals get up to at night when no one's watching? Is it possible that the Smurfs really exist, and can their adventures teach us lessons about how we should be living?
A Presentation of Short Stories Without Regard to Marketing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of eight short stories about suburban living, mostly. Much of the living is windblown and restless. The characters are searching, of course, but when they grasp they usually end up with a handful of air.
Dark on the Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Some things are so wide and deep they can only be told in a story. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a story is worth a thousand pictures. Birth, death, resurrection, loss and love cannot be described or explained. We know them by touch. Stories invite touch.
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 Spare Husband and Other Stories
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.

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