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Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author

The 2016 R.L. Mathewson Chronicles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The 2016 R.L. Mathewson Chronicle collection with bonus material that wasn't originally published online. 2016 was an interesting year, a very busy year, as well as one where I didn't get the chance to do everything that I wanted with the Chronicles. I wanted to continue several of the Chronicle series as well as add a few for special occasions so that is where this year's Chronicle collection.
One Year of Instants (2017)
Series: Years of Instants. You set the price! Words: 193,510. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Throughout the year of 2017, author C. M. Weller took prompts from readers and turned them into flash fictions. One a day, for every day of the year except Christmas. Some are funny. Some are sad. Some are horrifying. Some... are not winners. But there is one for every day of the year. One of them is bound to tickle your fancy. Take a walk inside the mind of the internet's weirdest author.
The Crystal Spheres
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a universe filled with habitable worlds why have we had no contact with extraterrestrial intelligence? David Brin's short story, "The Crystal Spheres," offers a fantastic explanation for the Great Silence. Instead of being late-comers - might humanity have come upon the scene too early? This haunting tale was voted one of the "most beautiful" of the eighties. Winner of the 1985 Hugo Award .
A Very Mystic Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Join the holiday festivities by taking a magical trip down memory lane with author Belinda Boring's bestselling Mystic Wolves.
Gorilla, My Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A comedy set in David Brin’s Uplift Universe. In the distant future, chimpanzees and dolphins have been uplifted to starfaring status -- and are helping humans choose the next species for uplift, when powerful alien starships arrive to wipe out all life on Earth.
Stones of Significance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Singularity -- when our skill & knowledge & immense computing power transform us into... well... godlike beings. From a writer's perspective, it presents a problem. One can write stories leading up to the Singularity, about problems like rebellious AI. But how do you write a tale set after the singularity has happened? That's the topic of Stones of Significance.
One Leap Year of Instants (2016)
Series: Years of Instants. You set the price! Words: 160,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Throughout 2016, C. M. Weller took prompts from hir readers and turned them into a daily flash fiction for the free enjoyment of any who cared to read it. Collected here are one leap year's worth of instant stories.
Wanderers and Rainclouds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
How does a wanderer find hope, and how does one find a lasting memory among a crowd of strangers? Find out, in this collection of fifteen short but vivid tales of despair, yet hope; of emptiness, yet inspiration.
Cuentos poco conocidos Vol. II
You set the price! Words: 23,560. Language: Spanish. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cuentos poco conocidos Vol. II reúne veinticinco cuentos fantásticos, escritos por Federico G. Rudolph, ambientados en distintas épocas y lugares, una saga de historias breves y sencillas donde el amor, el dolor, la pena, el humor y el terror se verán de alguna manera entremezclados.
Thor Meets Captain America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Thor Meets Captain America offers an alternate history exploring a chilling scenario behind the Holocaust. In this parallel world, the Nazis narrowly avoid defeat in World War II when they are championed by the gods of the Norse Pantheon. At a dramatic turn, Loki joins the Allies and they prepare a last-ditch raid to blow up Valhalla. With an afterword by the author.
From My Heart To Yours
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
'TIS THE SEASON TO SWOON . . . TO MAKE A WISH . . . TO BELIEVE IN MAGIC! In this collection of stories written especially for you—the reader—celebrate the holidays with some of your favorite and most asked for characters from the Mystic Wolves and Damaged Souls series.
Tank Farm Dynamo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Can a sci fi story alter the course of something ponderous, like the space program? Perhaps. "Tank Farm Dynamo" sure tried! What if we found the nerve, the spirit and daring to use every resource - including those that NASA simply threw away? An unabashedly old-fashioned hard SF story with science and technology as central, problem-solving players... plus a real twist.
Shadow of a Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A short story of 5k words. April Stevens works, day in and day out, in an office, part of the secretarial pool. There is nothing remarkable about her life; it is pristine, organized, ordered. She dislikes change, dislikes the unpredictable. But she is changing, and in ways that she can’t predict, doesn’t understand, and can no longer hide...
Moments of Gold (Anthology of Short Love Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Six short love stories that tug on your heart strings. A Christmas Crush: She's loved her sister's husband since she first laid eyes on him. Jack's Garden: He's waited a lifetime for her. A Fuzzy Tale: In the midst of sorrow, there is hope. The White Room: Love shows her the way back. The Fairy House: A little magic… Shells on the Sand: Will she give him a second chance?
Nine Brides and One Witch: A Regency Novella Duo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
THE NINTH MISS NODDENLY: Miss Noddenly is in love, but her father insists that his daughters marry in the order of their birth. Unless Miss Noddenly wishes to be a spinster forever, some quick matchmaking for her older sisters is the only answer. MY AUNT GRIZELDA: A light Regency romance that will make you smile as Aunt Grizelda conjures up a happily-ever-after for two unsuspecting characters.
The Loom of Thessaly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Who guides our fate? And can we ever hope to wrest control for ourselves? In this novella, David Brin merges classical mythology with impudent modern spirit in a science fiction legend that speculates upon the nature of reality. With an afterword by the author.
Mystery of the Old Abandoned House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
It's the first day of the bird shooting season. Eight friends are competing against each other. The sport is interrupted by rain, and the only shelter nearby is an old abandoned house which is said to be haunted. They have a choice: either getting soaked to the bone or sheltering in the house. Which is the best option? Six choose the latter and find out the hardest way what haunted really means.
Goddess in Training
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a game of the gods, librarian Lisandra, who has never been loved, is chosen to be the goddess of fertility.
Horror, Humor, and Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Horror, Humor, and Heroes is a collection of 12 short stories, 1 novella, and a novel preview. The collection has a little something in it for fans of fantasy, sci-fi, and dark humor. Stories include, a zombie running for congress, a down on his luck bad guy thrust into the role of world savior, and the story of the first boy born on the moon.
Gifted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of 5k words. The third wish is always death to a Genie, and now only one Genie remains. He has hidden his power and denied the use of his wishes for millennia, because he wants to live. But one night, after millennia of care, he thoughtlessly grants the wish of an old woman...

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