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Trilogy of the Dead by Barbara Custer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three short stories involving a vampire, zombies, and a revenant. The opening story, “Rebirth,” tells a poignant tale of a bullied teenage girl grieving for her mother. The residents in “Homes for the Dead” overwhelm an ill-tempered manager. A sickly woman in “Roses for Elaine” seeks to escape sordid conditions at a nursing home. Who will help her? Collectively, about 8,500 words.
The Edge of Faith by Jeneda Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
“Let’s jump in,” Gretchen said as if to challenge him. She started taking off her clothes which she left by the lake shore and her white body shimmering in the sunlight. Ivan was besotted by what he was seeing. He watched her in her nakedness and braveness to dip her whole body in the water, and she turned towards him to coax him to join her.
Unearthed: The Speculative Elements, vol. 3 by Sherry D. Ramsey (editor), Julie A. Serroul (editor), & Nancy S.M. Waldman (editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Third Person Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Earth--the ground of our being, the dust from which we come, and to which we will return. Imagine what might arise from and disappear into the soil...what grows, what is buried, what teems unseen. This collection, exploring the ends of the Earth and beyond, offers tales from the depths of darkness to the lightest heights. Dig in. These twenty-one stories will thrill, scare, surprise and delight.
The Last Breath by Jeneda Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Shaking her head she looked him in the eyes for several seconds and she decided she never wanted to look away. His eyes were piercing and he was just overall the best guy she had ever met and now he was all hers. She always wanted to find love with the right guy and now she had found him. They were amazing for one another.
Once Again in Love by Jeneda Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There was no word that was uttered. We communicated using our eyes and we held each other at standpoint. Finally, Hunter lifted me up like a baby and carried me towards the shore. He then put me down and he took my hands and kissed them.
Mimi's Little Mixtures by Miriam Mhlanga
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
A group of short stories suitable for all ages. Taking the test: A short story about the worries and struggles one goes through before, during and after a test. Girl Meets Boy: A short romance about a girl and boy who finally achieve their goals. Dear Ian: A short dramatic romance in letter form from one man to another. It's a shame the other man will never receive it.
Kemch: Daily Tales by Amanda Yip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of slice of life stories of Kemch Kaer's inhabitants. The life of a king doesn't have to be boring, but just because someone isn't royalty doesn't mean that life can't be interesting.
Bumper Crop by Joe R. Lansdale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of 26 stories contains some of Joe R Lansdale's favourite and most violent dark horror tales. 'God of the Razor' introduces the dark god behind serial killers. A martial arts fight to the death between a reluctant champion and a sadistic alpha male, is featured in 'Master of Misery'.
Delectus by P Garrett Weiler
Price: Free! Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Delectus is a short and eclectic anthology ideal for passing the time while you're stuck in line at the bank or bogged down in traffic. Mainstream to westerns, Delectus is well worth a read.
The Bottom Half of a Dog and other stories from a grade 12 class by Janet Whiting
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
If you have ever wondered about the early works of the great authors of our time, don’t look any further than this book. It is here that our future writers have their beginnings. This anthology started as a class project and evolved into this book. Everything you see here, poetry & prose, cover design & book title, is 100% the work of the students of Parkside High School.
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 4 by M. Edward McNally
Series: Eddie's Shorts, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The fourth collection of M. Edward McNally's short stories, from beyond the vale of history (AKA: the 1990s). Contents: Flipper the Stripper - You think your job is boring? Justice in Ireland - One of those "metaphoric" titles.
Painted Door by Top Writers Block
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Fantasy, mystery, murder and even comedy make up this collection of 6 short stories written by six authors, American and British, men and women. The theme 'Painted Door' was all each writer was given and this is the result... The proceeds from the sale of this collection will go to the charity 'Sea Shepherd', guardian of our oceans, seas and the life within.
Into the Dust by Ren Cummins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by 1st Amend Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Follow the dark adventures in this introduction to the other-world of Uphoria, wondrous realm in which all can be had for the price of one happiest thought. Pixies, pirates, mermaids, minotaurs and more, all as close as an outstretched hand. But is the cost worth the wish?
Shorting the Undead and Other Horrors: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction by Saul Tanpepper
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction. You set the price! Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eight terrifying tales of the Undead and Unliving. Includes: OCCUPIED (zombie horror), MR. NOVEMBER (haunted house, haunting), THE HEADHUNTER (zombie redemption), THE OBJECT OF HER OBSESSION (psychological horror, paranormal), NOCTURNE (pyschological horror), OUTSOURCED (zombie dark satire), OPEN WIDE (psychological horror), GOLGOTHA (zombie horror, science fiction). Also available in paperback.
Nobunaga World by Darvin Babiuk
You set the price! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of short stories about modern Japan, told from from the perspectives of both native Japanese and expatriates living in Japan.
Something Peculiar by Kit MacConnell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of short fiction whisking the reader from a laboratory on the moon, to the darkened streets of a Victorian city, and into a mysterious fortune-teller's tent. Join us and embrace a little Something Peculiar~.
Stars: The Anthology by Janis Ian
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 1 review)
Janis Ian and 30 top science fiction writers team up to create an astonishing book of original short fiction. STARS is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song that meant something special to the author, who then wrote the story expressly for STARS. creating a meld of jazz, prose and science fiction found nowhere else.
Scribings, Vol 2: Lost Civilizations by Jamie Alan Belanger
Series: Scribings, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Journey into lands long lost with the Greater Portland Scribists. Scribings Vol 2: Lost Civilizations contains eight exciting stories that will take you on a trip through Ancient Egypt, Viking lands, Atlantis, and more. Includes stories from trusted veterans Richard Veysey, Cynthia Ravinski, and Jamie Alan Belanger; as well as stories from new members Christopher L. Weston and Timothy Lynch.