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The Stray
Price: $2.99 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.
The Bride Who Only Wore Black (And Other Stories)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
These fifteen stories stretch from man's beginning, from the Myth of Sisyphus reimagined to the literal landscape we recognize today as our own, from the relationships Aeneas had with women in 1200 BCE to the way a woman endures the damage soldiers did to her mother during WWII. Each story, modestly conceived, is driven by human kind’s psychological nature.
Smith's Monthly #44
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
More than fifty-five thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. The 44th issue of Smith's Monthly also includes Heinlein’s Rules: Five Simple Business Rules for Writing: A WMG Writer’s Guide.
Laughter and Early Sorrow
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Set in Memphis during the 1960s and 1970s, these short stories recall life’s most indelible moments.
Delmarva Review, Volume 10
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Essay » Literature
This issue, celebrating the tenth anniversary of Delmarva Review, features 34 contributors from around the U.S. and abroad whose work touches on the themes of change and hope, among many others.
Other Fine Gifts, Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A dynamic collection of stories from the winner of the 2011 Andrew Lytle Fiction Prize.
Rhodes The Mojave-Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
There are many events and stories hidden underneath shifting desert sands, and quite possibly many of these tales are doomed to ride ad infinitum on relentless desert winds—ghosts trapped on a plane-of-existence they can never escape. The town of Shiné (Shy-knee) is a fictional concatenation of several of these magical places, fanciful thoughts, and hidden dramas.
A Study Of Modern Political Correctness (Or How To Offend Everybody In Less Than 200 Pages)
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
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.
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.
By the Wayside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Marvelous. Honest. Generous. From the first story to the last, "By the Wayside" catches your attention and demands that you give into its every whirl. Each character unfolds with a precision that will have you wondering how Parrish managed to create such real-to-the-bones people within a world that captivates you with ease.
Odd ends
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.
The Games You Cannot Win
Price: $2.99 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: $2.99 $1.00 USD. (67% off until Oct. 25!) 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!
The Journal of Admiral Wade And Other Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Strange dim light, shifts in time, in perspective. Can we experience past lives? How do we survive the inexorably slow loss of love? Why do epiphanies slip up on us? What quirks of the universe drive us to the thoughts and deeds that ultimately define our lives? Campbell’s lyrical short stories explore pivotal moments, realizations, and inevitable conclusions in lives of unexpected dimension.
Sure Things & Last Chances
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In Sure Things & Last Chances, Lou Gaglia's characters tip love rivals into lakes, try private eye work, and go to war with ants. They are dangled over decks and kicked by horses. They revisit their younger selves and ponder love and death and beauty. In between, a straw man joins the fire department, a petulant editor rejects classics, and a man is lost in the woods, despite his great height.
Up in the Treehouse
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
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.
Smith's Monthly #31
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,270. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Over sixty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this thirty-first monthly volume the full novel and introduction of a brand-new series, Death Takes a Partner: A Mary Jo Assassin Novel, plus five short stories and a serialized novel, Laying the Music to Rest.
Haunted Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A compelling love story and family saga from Great Depression through WWII to present. Star crossed lovers met as children, but adversity follows them until they became obsessed with finding salvation. When Fate intervenes and Lennie and Dean reconnect, their identities are blurred. Have they found each other, or are their respective but deceased grandparents at long last together?