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Huntbrother by Michelle West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An old story: Girl who must marry for duty falls in love with boy who cannot fulfill that duty. The boy goes away to war, and war takes him; he never returns. But this story is slightly different. The boy was given leave to return, in the casement of his god’s flesh, and the girl, leave to spend one night with him. The night was glorious. The morning was terrible. And after? This story.
The Halloween Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Indie Eclective: What is it, who are they, and why can they spell neither “eclectic” nor “collective” correctly? The Indie Eclective is an ensemble of authors operating under the assumption that Readers like Good Books. The Halloween Collection showcases spooky reads from nine very different authors.
A Baker's Dozen by Mary T Bradford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
These short stories cover all what life can throw at you. Stories of families, broken by addictions, debt and grief, yet others are full of hope, love and good deeds. A mixed bag to explore and enjoy while having that coffee break or travelling.
The Mysterious Disappearance of McGrath by Per Holbo
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction(5.00 from 3 reviews)
McGrath isn´t the most Scottish Scotsman who ever lived but on one point he lives up to his name: he his quite reluctant to spend money. One day he comes up with the ultimate plan to save a LOT of money! He is successful and the plan even has a welcome side effect he hadn´t counted on. Only in the very end he finds out there a flip side...
De leukste columns by Stefan Bongaerts
Price: Free! Words: 7,840. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In de leukste columns steekt auteur Stefan Bongaerts de draak met alledaagse dingen op een badinerende manier die hem eigen is.
Aurealis #49 by Michael Pryor (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This issue of the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror, edited by Michael Pryor, features Sean McMullen, a doyen of Australian SF, and his hard-hitting ‘The First Boat'. In addition to the usual news and reviews, rising star Jason Fischer makes a splash with his slashingly good ‘Rolling for Fetch’ and Crisetta MacLeod probes the world of epublishing with Greig Beck.
OCR is Not the Only Font by Damon L. Wakes
Series: Flash Fiction Month. Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Silly, surreal and sometimes serious, these thirty-one very short stories cover a vast range of subjects and themes. Written entirely during July 2012, these flash fiction pieces are accompanied by a deeply unscientific analysis of the challenge that spawned them: to write thirty-one stories in thirty-one days.
Biohazard by MultipleAuthors1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Modern aircraft enable travel from any major city, USA to Africa or the Pacific Rim in only 15 hours. Given the sheer volume of traffic and connections from these airports, a pathogen brought in from abroad could infect most major American cities in a matter of days. Nine authors allow us a peek into their world during such such a crisis. Laugh, cry, gasp, and cringe along with them.
The Man Who Sued the Governor, and other tales of Northern New Mexico by James M. Curry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a uniquely New Mexican voice influenced by Tony Hillerman and Mary Austin, Jim Curry's 'The Man Who Sued the Governor' mixes factual events and fictional material in a collection of short stories that bridge the Old West to the New.
A World of Verse by ASMSG Authors
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Various poems of pain, loss, suffering, joy, love, and pleasure by poets of ASMSG (Authors' Social Media Support Group). We hope the thoughts and emotions of the poets captures your imagination and your heart as you peruse the deep expressions contained herein.
The Transformation Project -- West Michigan Word Weaver Anthology by West Michigan Word Weavers
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Concerning Life Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
We call ourselves Word Weavers. You can find people like us all over the globe or online at www.word-weavers.com, but our group happens to congregate in West Michigan. The threads that tie us together are few but strong. We love God. We love words. We have something to say. And, for this collection of work, we have examined some of the greater moments of transformation in our own lives.
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume 7) by Barnaby Wilde
Series: Barnaby's Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ten short stories in a variety of genres, including another tale from the Vertigo labs in 'The Invisibility Cloak'; Emily plants her last two 'grow your own man' beans in 'When Danger of Frost is Past', and a tale of stalemate in a country lane in 'Impasse'. Is levitation really possible? Why do Tom's new curtains keep him awake at night? Answers to these questions and more in this new collection.
The Empress' New Gowns by Gita V.Reddy
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The empress was in high glee. For years her illustrous husband had disparaged her female pea-sized brain, never letting her complete a sentence or do anything without his consent. After he was literally ripped off by the two wily tailors, the empress sets out to prove she is smarter than him. This is a spin-off of the popular folk tale, The Emperor's New Clothes.
Along For The Ride: And Other Stories by Martin Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Along For the Ride: And Other Stories is an enchanting collection of short stories which range from Fantasy to Science Fiction with some Horror in between, all while focusing on the human condition and what lies within us.
Waste: a short collection by Maximilian Weihe
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short collection of three flash fiction pieces. Each piece differs in tone in order to show a little bit of my range. The first piece is a sweet, feel good story. The second is to showcase my comedy chops, and the third is to show how dark I can get. Hope you enjoy.
Greed (The Seven Deadly Stones Book I) by Michael DiGioacchino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three scientists on an expedition in the Himalayas discover a unique stone with an unusual attraction. They soon find themselves in the midst of the battle between Heaven and Hell as the stone's fate and that of the scientists unravels. Can an evil prophecy be fulfilled, or will the birth of a boy save mankind?
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year One by Scott H. Andrews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2010 by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fourteen short stories of literary adventure fantasy from Beneath Ceaseless Skies online magazine. Features authors Marie Brennan, Richard Parks, and Campbell Award finalist Aliette de Bodard. Includes "Thieves of Silence" by Holly Phillips, named to Locus's 2009 Recommended Reading List, and "Father's Kill" by Christopher Green, winner of the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story.
Creepier by the Dozen: Twelve Twisted Tales by Stephen Hise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Twelve short stories in the "Twilight Zone" tradition by a father, son and daughter team of writers. From an ambulance ride with a serial killer to an interrogation with an apathetic hitman, these macabre stories are designed to get your mind racing and your heart pumping.