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Aurealis #49 by Michael Pryor (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. 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.
Pro Se Presents: March 2012 by Pro Se Press
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Puttin' The Monthly Back into Pulp with Sci-Fi, Mystery, and Good ol' Masked Vigilante Action, PRO SE PRESENT #8 hits the streets, adventure blasting from both barrels! With mind blowing art work provided by Sean Ali and Rowell Roque, PRO SE PRESENTS #8 is almost too much Pulp to handle!
Alabama Stories by John Isaac Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Stories is a collection of short works lifted from the life of native son William Vernon “Billy” Johnson. Haunting, harrowing and gloriously-moving, these stories represent an intense examination of Billy’s childhood and young adult years in the Cotton State.
My Governor's House & other stories by Josh Karaczewski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(3.00 from 1 review)
A collection of writings from author Josh Karaczewski, including the Pushcart Prize nominated titular story. Through mostly short stories, you will meet a homecoming warrior defeated by housework, a lonely debut author impatient for recognition, a son losing a boyfriend because of his mother, the thoughts of someone who falls from great heights to the ground on purpose, and much more.
Faceless by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A panhandler, an alcoholic mother, a lawyer behind the wheel of a bucket truck, a state trooper who despises women, a presidential candidate fond on social media, a coroner with a new set of scalpels, and a star maker with the latest technology. All in a mosaic, or better an orgy of life stories taped and narrated by the author himself.
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake by Scott Stabile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.
The Muse and Other Stories of History, Mystery, and Myth by Lillian Stewart Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
A single-author collection of thirteen short stories exploring the mystery, magic, and myth of history. Twelve were especially commissioned for print theme anthologies (and three of those were reprinted in “Best Of” anthologies). One was published in Realms of Fantasy Magazine. The collection includes Author’s Notes and an essay on writing short historical mystery.
Rain after Wind by Masaaki Kimura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: Japanese. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
「風が吹いて雨が降った日」（Rain after Wind) 木村正明の日本語の詩画集2作目。 どんなにたわいのない詩でも、すべての詩は魂の叫びです。私の魂の叫びを聞いてください。俳句のように短い詩がほとんどですが、長くて少しくどい詩もあります。性格が出てしまうんですね。 それぞれの詩に私が描いた抽象画がついています。画像といっしょにしたので、文字が少しぼやけているかもしれませんが、それも味わいと、許してください。
Ladies of the Jolly Roger by Rita Schulz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,920. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Four incredible tales of adventure and intrigue on the high seas and beyond. A woman cursed by an evil witch to spend her days as a parrot, a paranormal investigator tasked with helping a pirate clear his family name, a time traveling secret agent, and a woman accused of murder fleeing to sea with a swashbuckling pirate. Untold tales of the ladies of the Jolly Roger and the men they love
Justice Served by R.G. Crossley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Police detectives, hard core criminals, bloody serial killers, and horrified victims, failed writers, and a private detective with a conscience. Meet the world of crime created by R.G. Crossley, a world where life and death collide and crime does not pay...most of the time.
Anthology of Evil by JZ Murdock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The tales in this anthology examine the many forms of Evil. Evil is in our relationships, on the streets we travel, in the news, and in our entertainment. At times it's right in front of us and we don't even recognize it. No matter what the circumstances, Evil surrounds us in our daily lives. Evil. It is all around us. It takes many forms. It patiently waits. Choose your next step well...
I Bid You Welcome by Dorothy Davies
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A collection of dark titles from writers in spirit collaborating with the medium Dorothy Davies. As a medium Dorothy is used to spirits walking in and working with her. There are a lot of books out there with her name on, all of which have been dictated by spirit authors.
Change is in the Wind by Second Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 1 review)
Change In The Wind is a fresh, challenging collection of seventeen short stories by as many authors, all dealing with the theme of change and renewal. Virtually every major theme in modern literature, including romance, mystery, crime, science fiction, religion and even nature find their way into these marvelous, eclectic stories.
Daniel und Ismael - Schwule Liebesgeschichten by J. Walther
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: German. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Daniel und Ismael - begegnen sich, als beide von Familienfeiern fliehen. Daniel findet auf den ersten Blick Gefallen an dem hübschen Ismael, doch die Familie des schüchternen Jungen gehört einer Sekte an, die mit Schwulsein so gar nichts im Sinn hat. Diese Erzählung wird ergänzt von vier Kurzgeschichten.
9 Days of Madness: Things Unsettled by Chris Allinotte
Series: Days of Madness, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
The second volume of hair-raising tales of Madness from the pages of The Leaky Pencil. Read stories that question the unsettling borders of reality, and plumb the depths of depravity. Features new work by Amber Taitague, Richard Godwin, Jodi MacArthur, Benjamin Sobieck, Marissa Giambelluca, R.S. Bohn, S.K. Adams, Christopher Grant, Laurita Miller, and Erin Cole.
Stories of The Golden Age of Northumbria by Berwick Writers Workshop
Series: Annual Anthologies, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Written in conjunction with the Golden Age of Northumbria Project of 2007-08 in Berwick-upon-Tweed and the surrounding area, this anthology contains new stories on old themes and some completely original ones set at the time. Some are suitable for young children, some for older children and adults. *****PRICE REDUCED FOR LIMITED TIME*****
Young Dan and HORROR-able People by Dan Clyburn
Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of true stories, starting seventy years ago in 1941. I was four years old, starting school. The teacher turned school into the house of horror for me. The big kids were a bad bunch, that made it worse. I never got over the fear of going to school. This takes you though my years of school and tells you how I handled, the teachers and the bullies. Learning grammar at 75 years old.
AnimeMETH (Renewed Edition 4/24/2014. Anime Flash Fiction!) by L'Poni Baldwin (Poni)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Update 4/24/2014. AnimeMETH, the first ever "truly" anime-themed book to hit the Smashwords site, combines four anime flash stories accompanied by illustrations. COMES WITH A SAMPLE OF War of the Space Dragons.