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Of Words and Water - 2013 by Jay Howard, Dax Christopher, Jason Parent, Marie-Anne Mancio, Peggy Seeger, Sylvie Nickels, Ali Isaac, Annie Harmon, Jaq D. Hawkins, Jay Howard (editor), K.A. Krisko, Kathryn O'Halloran, Kerry Dwyer, Mark Bell, Mike Duron, Mona Karel, Neel Kay, & Patrick de Moss
Series: Of Words and Water, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Words and Water group. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Published in support of WaterAid, this delightful selection of short stories and poems has a cohesive theme of water. Donated by an international group of top class authors, there are many styles of writing which will each, in its own way, entertain you. Song lyrics and a poem were donated by renowned folk singer, musician and activist Peggy Seeger,
Fiction Burns by Antoni Pearce
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There are two types of short story collections; those that have stories loosely related by theme and those that are completely stand alone one from another. Steven Harris' "Fiction Burns" falls into the former type. Twenty-four stories, many involving love and relationships, but framed in an ever-shifting world of realities and perception itself.
Malevolent Chronicles: Stories 1-6 by Sonya Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Agnes Smith is a teenager with unusual abilities. When she seeks out the assistance of Father MacArthur, he isn't sure of what to make of Agnes. As time passes and he gets to know her he learns of her talents. Father MacArthur believed that Agnes was simply a teenager looking for some attention until the mysterious Dr. Johnson arrives in his church. Can the father help her before its too late?
Time To Write: 2013 short story prize by Yarra Bend Press
Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This anthology comprises NMIT’s second Time to Write short story contest. The 600 to 1000 word entries came from 12 to 17 year olds, adults, and NMIT students. Each was judged by a panel of Bachelor of Writing and Publishing lecturers and the winners announced at the Time to Write festival launch on Monday 27 May 2013.
Twisted Shorties II by A. F. Stewart & Pam Brittain
Series: Twisted Shorties. Price: Free! Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author(4.89 from 9 reviews)
They're baaack... Yes, the Gather writers have returned, melding their creative talents once again for the anthology, Twisted Shorties II. Their strange minds have crafted stories and poems that are romantic, zany, creepy, and even out of this world. So enter into a new book of fun filled fiction. Some of the authors include: A. F. Stewart, Patricia Gilliam, Tracy Fabre and Sheila Deeth
Survivor Guilt by Janet Meade
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
Storie di caffè ovvero il caffè nella letteratura italiana by Duilio Chiarle
Series: La grande letteratura italiana, Book 6. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 129,320. Language: Italian. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quanto tempo è passato da quel 11 settembre 1683, la data a cui si può far risalire l'origine della colazione italiana per antonomasia! E si, perchè l'italiano medio fa colazione con un veloce caffè, oppure cappuccino e cornetto... Ma come è nata questa colazione? E perchè? Ovviamente, questa è una "gustosa" antologia di scritti di grandi e piccoli autori italiani.
Seventy from the 70s (Easy to Understand Poems from Harder to Understand Times) by Julie Stamp
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Seventy from the 70s is a unique collection of poems written by a teenage girl in the UK over forty years ago. These are not typical love poems: categories include Myth & Legend, Hoping and In My World. Seventy from the 70s...easy to read poems from harder to understand times.
Hello: A Trilogy by Addie Lynn Co
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What if The One actually walks up to you and even says hello, would you greet back or turn your back unknowingly that you have actually met? Would you know when you’ve actually met? Serendipity is a funny thing that brings a tinge of bittersweet bliss to anyone who is fortunate to experience it. Hello is a trilogy that explores how serendipitous life can sometimes be.
The Sound and the Furry by Lillian Stewart Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
The Sound and the Furry is a delightful collection of cat and dog stories from international authors who have come together to support the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). With selections that include fantasy, mystery, romance, humor, and drama, The Sound and the Furry is the purr-fect anthology for “cat people.” And “dog people.” And people who just love a good story!
Between These Pages by Catherine A. MacKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book is a compilation of 18 short stories of varied genres. Josh Hicks stated: "With respect to the other authors I’ve reviewed, Between These Pages is probably the best book by an independent author that I’ve read over the course of this year. It was well-written, and contains a lot of interesting topics. Cathy MacKenzie is one of my favorite personalities when it comes to writers."
Abridged! A Short Collection of Short Stories by Nicholas House
Price: Free! Words: 37,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Something for everyone! A short collection of stories from a variety of genres. From Sci-Fi to Thriller. From Comedy to Paranormal. Everyone is sure to find something for them. Why not take a look? What's the worst that can happen? It is free, after all!
A Secret Born of Fear (A Short Story) by Vinny Kapoor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Ritch is a 19 year old student who has lived in constant fear and anxiety for 9 years. You see, Ritch stutters, but has learnt to hide his problem from everyone who knows him. He’s now reached a desperate stage where he needs help. In order to get help though, he needs to tell his family about his problem. How will he be able to tell them his secret, though? This short story is 2007 words long.
Mermaid Conspiracy by C.J. Lanet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Are mermaids for real? The government thinks so, while the public is mesmerized with misinformation. MERMAID CONSPIRACY is an honest attempt to tell the truth within a body of fiction.
The Boy Who Stories by Peter Foye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A collection of short stories written for a variety of reasons, some as competition entries, newspaper fillers or simply to mark a family occasion. The boys in them are mainly drawn from my imagination, some are in a historical setting and others in the far future; but there is also my own childhood and that of my sons involved in them too. This is a delightfully varied and gentle read.
Record Two: Night and Day by Allthing Publications
Price: Free! Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
We think we know a person. We think we know how the world works. We think we know our towns, neighbours, and homes. And we do. But. Then the air changes. Then the lights go out. And suddenly, we’re not sure what to think.
Intergalactic Woes by Alain Gomez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Sometimes it just takes an alien to figure things out. This collection of flash fiction is social commentary with a science fiction twist. Flash fiction collection, approx. 2,000 words
Bone Whispers: A Collection of Short Fiction by Tim Wagonner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Visit a field where living corpses grow from the ground like pumpkins. Sail across a sea of blood on a raft made from human skin. Flee from a crazed mob determined to tear you limb from limb for the crime of realizing that you are God. From Shirley Jackson Award-nominated author Tim Waggoner comes Bone Whispers, a new collection of distorted realities and surreal nightmares.
Love Stories by Russ Crossley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Meet Amanda Dark,paranormal investigator, in two adventures, who helps tortured souls to cross over aided by the one true love she meets during her first case. An original Aloha Armstrong adventure where she races to stop a mad scientist before he takes over the world. Also a story about a secret agent who must climb the beanstalk to save the world with surprising and romantic results.
Scribings, Vol 3: Metamorphosis by Jamie Alan Belanger
Series: Scribings, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Change is inevitable. Everything that happens in your life alters you, forever, for better or worse. Scribings, Vol 3: Metamorphosis contains six stories from the Greater Portland Scribists that explore how individuals and societies deal with transformations.