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Aurealis #49 by Michael Pryor (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. 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.
A Holiday Anthology by Rose Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a FREE collection of short Christmas stories By Exquisite Quills Authors and Friends. It has been written for adults who love romance stories but is family friendly. Each story is unique and is meant to give a sampling of the writing of that author. From contemporary to historical, the Exquisite Quills authors and friends wish you a happy holiday filled with wonderful books.
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.
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.
Headshots by Idabel Allen
Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story collection is loaded with shotgun blasts that deliver the goods on life in all its pain and glory. Inside, a boy learns how hard it is to be good in post war Mississippi, a father teaches his beloved daughter her place in the world, and an elderly doctor makes the ultimate sacrifice on a dying planet. All this, plus plenty more to keep an avid reader’s head engaged.
An Unconditional Love by Lorraine Bartlett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A one-night stand changes Leslie Turner's life forever when she discovers she's pregnant. Keeping the child means losing her business. Even more devastating, the baby is born with a disfiguring birth defect. Her carefully planned life falls apart . . . until years later when she once again meets her baby's father. Can they ever be a family?
For Four Players by Tommie Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of what happened: when the HMS Dovish made her final berth in the South Pacific...when a Soviet Cosmonaut paved the way for the future at the cost of his own past...when the Mayor of Seventeenth Avenue faced a difficult choice...and when Johnny's girl took the money and ran.
A Spring/Easter Collection Anthology: Sweet by VTP Anthologies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Victory Tales Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sweet Romance at its best in four complete stories of love, family, and/or inspiration: Love's Sweet Journey by Cindy Carrier; A Polish Heart by Stephanie Burkhart; Lilies of Hope by Markee Anderson; and Easter Promise by Kate Kindle. Each tale is based on a Spring/Easter setting, but these stories are good reading anytime of the year.
Der gestreifte Spanier by Marion Pletzer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: German. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Amor bringt sein Frauchen zur Verzweiflung, Banjo muss baden und Clarissa entführt ihre Besitzerin in die Welt eines Hühnervolkes. Neun Geschichten von Hunden, Katzen, Hühnern und ihren Menschen.
Men of Action by Charlene Teglia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the jungles of South America to a big city high-rise, where there’s trouble, you’ll find...MEN OF ACTION. Two tales of adrenaline-fueled romance from award-winning author Charlene Teglia "Provocative and gripping." - Joyfully Reviewed
Historical Lovecraft: Tales of Horror Through Time by Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles (editor)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,730. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011 by Innsmouth Free Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Vikings. Inquisitors. Kings. Monks. Slaves. Across time, from places as varied as Laos, Greenland, Peru, and Stalin's Russia, come 26 unique tales of horror, madness, Mythos, and destruction. Tales that reimagine history and look into the past. Tales that show evil has many faces and reaches through the centuries. Tales that will chill your heart.
Dark Dreams by Christina Sng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dark dreams linger at the fringes of our existence, spilling into poetry and art and music. In some, it is a quiet melancholy which seeps into our daily consciousness. For others, it manifests into a dark new reality. In her third collection, Christina Sng conjures 13 images of beauty and darkness in this abridged edition of Dark Dreams, which includes the Rhysling nominated poem "Medusa in LA".
Stories That Uplift and Inspire by Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Stories That Uplift and Inspire is an anthology of Christian short stories designed to encourage and entertain readers. Some stories deal with serious issues such as addictions, recovery and codependency. Others depict the pain involved in life events as giving up a child for adoption, racial prejudice and not knowing a biological parent, while the story “And Mama Never Found Out” is humorous.