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Tales of Suspense and Mystery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten tales calculated to keep the reader in suspense. Raw Deal. Engine Trouble. The Doll Makers. The Practical Joke. The Blizzard. Intruder. The Diamond Ring. The Weed. No Place to Hide. Secrets of a Psycho The tales are a mixed bag, but all have the common thread of suspense. There are thrillers, mysteries, scifi, fantasy, and horror, all with loads of perilous situations and taut suspense.
Ushushur the Water Sprite
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Transgressional
Ushushur was a rare sort of water sprite, because he occupied two rivers that came from a single source. There are few such rivers around the world. The Usora and the Ukrina are like that, rivers from a spring on the same mountain. A legend told by Anto Zirdum
The Prospect Of A Sweet Career
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
I was challenged to write a story containing the words "requital" and "chocolatier". This is the result.
Black Dress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by YellowBay. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
With black dress – the saga of a girl whose fantasies lead to her being stalked by a killer (london arts council prize-winning story) and greek fire – a bored teacher tempted to sell his wife to a Greek goatherd (first published in the third alternative), comes this exciting collection of seven urban myths and nightmares by best-selling author clifford thurlow.
Confessions of a Velour-Shirted Man: Collected Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
No matter what modern angst ails you, there is always the curative power of surreal, modern, short fiction. If Rod Serling and Patricia Highsmith had a bastard child (and who's to say they didn't?) and that bastard started writing... well, the feverish results might be much like these unforced "Confessions."
At the 5 and 91
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A recently married young woman struggles with the demons of her missing, mentally ill mother.
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 1
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Series: Eddie's Shorts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
The first volume of short stories written by M. Edward McNally, circa 1991-1997. Contents: Bedlam - "The Saturday after my dad first shows up, Walter makes his break for the woods, and vanishes." 7:00 C/M (Seven, Central and Mountain) - Let's see what's on tonight, shall we?
of Fur and Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This collection contains Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and even some humor. From the classic Andre Norton's "All Cats Are Gray" to the next generation of authors, we collected an interesting assortment of stories, poems, and images for you to enjoy. Inside you will find cats, dragons and even the occasional co-mingling of the two. Be warned! They are not always what they seem.
Threads of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
This eBook is just over 30,000 words long. A collection of short horror stories, Threads examines the nature of darkness in four original tales by J.R. Leckman. Starting with the existence of ghosts in "They Don't Exist," Threads examines the mysteries of the "Anasazi," the end of the world in "Bucketheads," and ends with an Old West style ode to H.P Lovecraft with "The Quick and the Unholy."
EXPERIENCED: Rock Music Tales of Fact & Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
EXPERIENCED is an anthology of compelling narratives giving new insight into the drama of the rock music world from every literary angle, and exploring rock’s profound effect on our culture and its divine influence over the devoted faithful.
Painting Nature
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of poetry that paints a picture of Nature in rhyme, prose, and haiku. This includes seasonal, heavenly, and foreign sketches of Nature. Also, since time relates to Nature and the universe, some words are written which briefly describe and ponder it.
The Starving Artist and the Chimp
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Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
There are many ways to tell a story. Four authors construct dramas featuring a starving artist and a chimp, and each story forms a chapter, and the chapters form a narrative. You've never read anything like it. I know that because I've tried to find something to compare it to. And I couldn't. Fasten your seat belts. You're in for a quite a ride. Have a look at the other Cat Oars books, too.
Before Life: A Collection of Short Stories.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A breathtaking and inspirational collection of short stories, that speaks to love, loss, purpose,and healing. This epic is armed with 8 short stories that ignite the discussion about out-of-wedlock blessings, parental envy, and real life urban crisis, family secrets, accented with 'emancipated' love. This book is engaging and humorous, taking readers on a courageous ride by using poetic prose.
A Touch of Romance (7 romantic short stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
New York Times Bestselling Author and Agatha Award Nominee! First Published by Penguin/Berkley/Prime Crime! This short collection includes a Romance Short Story first featured in Woman's World, along with six other romances and a sneak peek of The Fairy Godfather.
The Player: Life is a Gamble
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
"The Player, Life is a Gamble," is the first in a series of flash-fiction books of stories 2-3 pages in length, featuring: The Player - the consummate classy gambler. The James Bond of the casino. A man in search of action in a life on the edge, filled with risks . . . and rewards.
Cúmulo Sanguinolento
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
En Cúmulo sanguinolento (antología personal) existe una poesía honda en sus niveles temáticos y sobria en sus recursos retóricos.
The Weapon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella of 13k words. Emily Dontal is the godborn daughter of The Mother—one of the only godborn children allowed to survive in the Barony of Breton. She prays to the goddess for a child. But the child she is given in answer to her prayers is not godborn; she comes not from the goddess but from the barony's brutal rules.
Foreign Ways
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Travel broadens the mind, the saying goes. But sometimes there’s a price to pay. In these three stories, set in Latin America, travelers discover that unfamiliar ways can lead to lethal consequences.
The City of All-Worlds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Bartolamus the Sorcerer is dying, and his apprentice approaches his bedside with a silver whistle in his right hand and a tarnished bell in his left. The wizard shares his history and his plans for one last quest, and the worldview of his young apprentice shifts violently as a result. Learn more about the weird City of All-Worlds and the portal at its center in this fantasy novelette.
The Best Ghost Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Ghost Anthology
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Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 3. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Andrew Barger has collected the best ghost stories for the first half of the nineteenth century, including author photos and story backgrounds. Two of the stories have never been collected in an anthology since their original publication nearly 200 years ago. Read them tonight!