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All Too Surreal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Look at your reflection. The mirror is broken, the cracks spreading. Wider … deeper. Look between the cracks, and what do you see? Glimpses of dark, shadowy, twisted things that could only exist on the other side of a mirror. Eighteen stories. Eighteen cracks. The sound of shattering glass.
Cheese Grits, Stories to Nourish the Southern Soul
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
We had split the atom, but had not yet been split by a land in Southeast Asia. Still, beneath the idyllic veneer of the 1950s, enormous stresses were building. Cheese Grits explores the wonders of youth and the events of the times through the unfiltered eyes of the children who lived them. Humor, adolescent angst, and naïve confidence come into play as children struggle toward adulthood.
Books of Blood, Volume 6
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,550. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Weaving tales of the everyday world transformed into an unrecognizable place, Clive Barker provides the stuff of nightmares in packages too tantalizing to resist. In this, the sixth and final volume of Clive Barker's Books of Blood, five new stories of darkness are unleashed: "The Life of Death", "How Spoilers Bleed", "Twilight at the Towers", "The Last Illusion", "On Jerusalem Street"
Old Snapshots Volume 1--Quirky Short Stories from Out of the Past
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
They say every picture tells a story. Well these thirteen stories develop pictures. Old snapshots from a time that really isn't all that long ago, but now seems far, far away. Faded photographs from yesteryear come to life in the articulate writing style of author Jeff R. Lonto.
The Disciple and Other Stories of the Paranormal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Strange Protection, Hotter Than Hell, Waiting, Amazing, and The Disciple – for the first time, these five short stories, novelettes, and novellas of the paranormal by Gini Koch writing as Jemma Chase are in one collection. These stories will introduce you to dangers and romance lurking around the corner, and show you the secret worlds and creatures just outside of everyday view.
Havoc Swims Jaded
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Havoc Swims Jaded? What the hell kind of title is that? What does it mean? It sounds vaguely…threatening, doesn't it? Havoc reigns, as a Hallowe'en Horror Night goes horribly wrong, and its featured creatures turn out to be the real thing. Meanwhile, a slimy Lovecraftian monstrosity deals with its daily routine of punching a clock to raise, well, havoc.
What Happened When the War Was Over; further stories of Gonzalo Llorente and Carlos Tejada Alonso y Leon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the novel DEATH OF A NATIONALIST, committed fascist Carlos Tejada Alonso y Leon crosses paths with equally committed socialist Gonzalo Llorente. The meeting changes both men's lives forever. The stories in WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE WAR WAS OVER trace the lives of Tejada and Gonzalo after General Franco's dictatorship falls, and complete their biographies for curious readers of the Tejada series.
Peculiar Situations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories take the reader on preposterous journeys from the sands of Egypt to a small Southern town, deep into a mine in the Wild West and down a river of immortality in Africa.
Dark Matters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Bruce Boston's Bram Stoker Award Winning 30th book of poetry collects 49 poems, six of them appearing here for the first time. Includes reprints from Asimov's SF Magazine, Chizine, The Pedestal Magazine, The Rhysling Anthology, Space and Time, Strange Horizons, and other leading genre and literary publications. Beautifully illustrated by Daniele Serra.
Out of Africa - A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Out of Africa is a collection of short stories from a South African perspective. The stories cover a wide range of subjects and include two award-winning entries. The collection also includes never-before published stories from the 80s and the early nineties.
Books of Blood, Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Never one to shy away from the unimaginable or the unspeakable, Clive Barker breathes life into our deepest, darkest nightmares, creating visions that are at once terrifying, tender, and witty. This second volume contains the short stories : "Dread," "Hell's Event," "Jacqueline Ess: Her Will and Testament," "The Skins of the Fathers," and "New Murders in the Rue Morgue."
Sage: Tales from a Magical Kingdom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sword and Sorcery meets Agatha Christie: Three novellas introduce the Kingdom of Sage and those who protect its boundaries. Toil, Trouble and Rot: Sage is under attack from a deadly and mysterious enemy. Dungeons and Decay: Find out how far a mother will go when her child is in danger. Call to Arms: Every hand is needed when a ghost invades the kingdom demanding old wrongs be righted.
LA NEBBIA e altri racconti
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: Italian. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Questa piccola antologia raccoglie quindici racconti - alcuni lunghi, altri brevissimi - scritti nel corso degli ultimi quindici mesi. Molti di essi hanno partecipato a vari concorsi e premi letterari riuscendo in più di un'occasione a risultare tra i finalisti e/o tra i premiati. Le tematiche e i generi affrontati sono molto vari, spaziando dalla narrativa "classica", al giallo, al paradossale.
True Gritz
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
J. Daniel Reaves is a new Southern author who speaks in True Gritz with tongue firmly planted in cheek. This collection of flash fiction and short stories reflects his peculiar view of life growing up in the Southern U.S., with his weird sense of humor, a dose of serious reflection along with some interesting insights into our current culture. Bon Apetit!
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume Ten)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jepherson Thomas builds a life sized origami boat and the return of Dr Ratt in new tales from the Vertigo labs. Emily has more problems with 'Grow your own man' beans and the Poachers Inn Quiz team catch a ghost. A fairy tale, sci fi, romance and humour in ten new short stories in Barnaby's Shorts #10. Something for everyone to read in the bath, in bed, on the train or during your coffee break.
Crash and Burn: A Men of Crash, Fire and Rescue Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Crash, Fire and Rescue marine Dane Roberts loves his job—but he never expected his latest rescue to be a blast from his own past. Military pilot Laura Jo Dawson hasn’t stopped running since high school and her one night with the sexy quarterback. But when her jet crashes and Dane rescues her, spending time in the arms of her sexy rescuer looks better and better...
Sing We Now of Christmas
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Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Celebrate the holiday spirit with three very different, but very musical, short stories from author Anne B. Walsh: historical fantasy "Laeti Triumphantes", from her Chronicles of Glenscar series; science fiction "Glorious Song of Old"; and traditional fantasy "The Angel and the Rose".
Behind Their Eyes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,970. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In every city, and in every town there are the chosen few. Men and women who seem to be blessed by the powers that be. From the outside they seem flawless. They are the epitome of what we all want to be. They have the perfect life. … Or do they? Sometimes things aren’t always as they seem. Sometimes to see the real truth in someone’s life you need to look behind their eyes.
Closure
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Series: Closure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Love is supposed to be forever. Sometimes, we're not meant to keep it.
ShapeShifter: The Demo Tapes: Year 1
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Series: The Trevolution, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A band's demo tape is intended to introduce listeners to their music. Likewise, this collection of short pieces allows readers into the fictional world of Trevor Wolff and his band, ShapeShifter. From the day Trevor and Mitchell meet to the pinnacle of success, these loosely linked stories will let you hang with a rock band. Vive la Trevolution!