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BALADA: When My Eyes Are Weighed With Sleep I Quench The Evening Candle's Glow
Series: BALADA: A Symphony of Eternity. Price: Free! Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When war rages across the universe, tell me, which side are you on?
Inheritance and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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In this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories, Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style, subversive wit, and a powerful, concrete narrative.
Across the Karman Line
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
In space, fate rests in the hands who created the craft. Wits and creative risk separate life from death while navigating the three-dimensional sea or marooned on an alien planet. The trust between captain and crew unifies a mission. And sometimes, the final take-off is the hardest.
Modernised, Upsized Fairy Tales For Teens
Price: Free! Words: 25,290. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Though described as fairy tales for teens, it is also for people up to 100 years old who remember reading these tales in their youth. Most are adaptions of these ancient well known tales, just brought up to date. Keeping to the original theme, where convenient, I have added a 21st century view and a different slant to the tales. Plus, I have added two of my own "fairy tales".
No Tea Tomorrow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: Australian English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Twenty-seven award-winning short stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international short story writers. In a mere 1500 words, authors have created tales that make you cry, laugh and ... think.
Bombay Bhel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Like the city’s ubiquitous snack food, Bombay Bhel blends a variety of ingredients to serve up glimpses of life among the Goan and Anglo-Indian communities—minorities in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. The interlinked stories are set in the late twentieth century, before a wave of anticolonialism crested across India and resulted in the city’s rechristening.
Loyal and True
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
29 stand alone stories whizz you through conversations, collisions and convergence. Magpies battle with dermatologists, an old man forms a friendship with a grateful bird. The owner of a diner falls asleep behind the counter while a writer obsesses over a box of pencils. Terry takes you on a ride that last as long as it takes to fry and egg and at the end of each ride you will want to know more.
Thoughtful, Mindful, Dreamful
Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
In this collection are nineteen musings. The stories contain depictions of dreams, realizations of the human mind, and an acknowledgement of the limitations of our own perception.
The Girl in the Painting and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
For years, Anne Brooke has wowed reading audiences with her ability to write exceptional tales in multiple genres. From science fiction to romance, horror to tales based on stories from the Bible, Anne has consistently produced some of the most intriguing and gripping works available. For the first time, Anne's stories from Untreed Reads are collected in one volume.
Autumn Glory and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Originally published in separate anthologies, and out-of-print for many years, these three novellas by legendary Regency romance author Barbara Metzger are in one volume for the first time ever! This collection includes the following stories: "Autumn Glory" "The Management Requests" "A Match Made in Heaven - Or Hell"
Poems, Prose & Penniless Vol. 3
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Additional to Volumes 1 and 2. In interaction with others, our emotions tear our thoughts to differing extremes. Experience suggest we should follow a different path. Common sense is often a casualty where love and affection are involved. Our learning curve confuses loneliness, physical needs, fear of future, memories of past, dread of rejection. We celebrate good feelings, yet suspect them.
Famous Blue Raincoat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ed Gorman's mystery short stories have a flavor found nowhere else among contemporary writers. His tales have an amazing breadth of style and plot—classical detection, private eye stories, biter-bit tales in which criminous schemes turn back on the perpetrator, and straight crime stories.
Say You're Sorry: 12 Stories of Bad Manners and Criminal Consequences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Yes, ma’am,” “No, ma’am,” elbows off the table, and thank you notes, all examples of the good manners that Southern mothers drill into their young. But the characters in these mostly Southern stories by Sarah Shankman know the deeper meaning of the term. Good manners are words and actions that put others at ease; bad manners don’t. And bad manners, like bad children, must be punished.
In Amelia We Do Not Trust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Amelia City, Iowa. Like any fair-sized American town, the folks of Amelia know plenty of folklore and urban legends surrounding the place they call home. Unlike elsewhere, however, folks here quietly understand something more. They know that in Amelia City, those myths have a habit of being true more often than not. They know that there really is something going bump in the night...
The Wedding Bouquet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Some moments can last forever, while others slip away in the blink of an eye.
Grá mo Chroí 'Love of my Heart' Love Stories from Irish Myth
Price: Free! Words: 27,620. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Long ago on a green island surrounded by billowing mists, a people lived among the relics of a bygone age around which they created a mythology. They were a volatile people, easily moved to love or war, and motivated by a strict sense of honour; Kings and Queens, heroines and heroes, warriors and lovers. They were the Irish, and these are a few retellings of some of their beautiful stories.
Slate Run Annual, Vol. 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Slate Run Annual is a collection of unique and fresh new voices draw exclusively from the Capital District area of upstate NY. Diverse in genre and style, Slate Run Annual presents a wide range of voices - literary fiction, humor, fantasy, science fiction and coming of age. So expansive a collection will doubtless present readers with something for every taste.
Kinard Mythology Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 96,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Each year, sixth graders at Kinard dive into the world of Mythology. After studying great works of Homer, Ancient Greece and Rome, students write their own myths. This is the compilation of their hard work.
Rhythm of the Garden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Garden a place where encouragements bring life to the soul. Poems flow wisdom through the ages. Songs breathe rhythm to the heart and stories that traveled from the mythical realms.
The Killer Wore Cranberry: A Fourth Meal of Mayhem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Killer Wore Cranberry anthology is back with an all-new set of flavorful stories, guaranteed to whet your appetite for both your favorite holiday fare and a tasty crime story. In this collection of humorous short mysteries, see what happens when sisters are pushed over the edge, dentists dine with crime bosses, 1950s private detectives deal with dames and sweet potatoes and more!