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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.
Stories from Lone Moon Creek
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,560. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Lone Moon Creek brings stories of hearth and home, filled with characters from all cultures and races. Some lead tragic, yet beautiful lives; some lead others astray. Some fight internal battles, only to be saved by unusual circumstances and beliefs. The literary, conversational tales provide profound messages to the open-hearted. But overall, the hand of is God working, in His mysterious ways.
The River of Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The River of Time brings together twelve of David Brin’s stories , including The Crystal Spheres, which won the Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Short Story of the year. Here are powerful tales of heroism and humanity, playful excursions into realms of fancy, and profound meditations on time, memory, and our place in the universe.
The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Viola Stewart is a widowed optician with a penchant for dectectiving, who stumbles upon a secret Society of Men in Grey. Set in a Victorian steampunk fantasy world, this series has a gaslamp flavour. Three Short Stories: Day of the Dirigible, An Eye for Detail and The Magic Lantern. Approx. 8000 words.
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.
Alien Abattoir: And Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ten stories about cursed alien artifacts, interstellar investment banking, ancient alien astronauts, parallel timelines, alien experimentation, and space colonization gone horribly wrong. This anthology is the first complete collection from Sean P. Hazlett.
Just for Fun
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,210. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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'Just for Fun' is an anthology of short stories, some fiction, some faction, some autobiographical, but always interesting. The book is a mix of humour, pathos and a little bathos. The author called the book “Just for Fun’ for two reasons. Firstly because that is the lead story and secondly because writing is fun—lots of fun and hopes that the reader has fun reading the book.
Liberty Spin: tales of scientifiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Multiple personalities fighting for control of a single body; a single personality constantly splitting and reinventing itself and its past; a Mars that never was; an interstellar war that has always been. Nine science-fiction stories, each with a new afterword, from an author described by Locus as "in the recognized front ranks of SF writers".
Levels: Fantastic and Macabre Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The editor and publisher of the Arcane and Space Eldritch anthologies now presents you with seventeen of his own short stories. From post-apocalyptic communities to existential wastelands, from black comedy to dark absurdism, from visceral shock to Lovecraftian dread, the seventeen unsettling stories in this collection are guaranteed to ensnare your imagination.
Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From fantastical tales to razor-sharp observations, Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head is an eclectic collection of stories by award-winning editor and writer, Annetta Ribken. Continuing in the twisted tradition of Not Nice and Other Understatements, Ribken expands her world to reveal hard truths, side-splitting humor, and a peek into the odd and weird places in her brain.
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
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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.
Bumper Crop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
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'.
Love Beneath the Christmas Tree
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Three short stories that follow the lives of Rachel Lewis, self-confessed Christmas Grump, and Lillian Coleman, the woman who makes her believe in the magic of Christmas again. - The Christmas Grump - Kissing Ms. Santa Claus - The Christmas Elf
Shadow of a Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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...
Hunger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A short story of 4k words When he first saw the starving foreign child, he was five years old; the next time he saw her, he was six—and she was a ghost. A ghost who came at the start of every Christmas, lingering for twelve days before she once again left him in peace. Why did she choose to haunt him? And what, in the end, must he do to give the the peace they both deserve?
Thor Meets Captain America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: 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.
Gifted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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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...
For the Love of God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of 4.5k words A young Henry. A young Thomas of London. One, by politics, determination, and birth, the King, and one, a commoner, and outsider at Court. We know how their friendship played out, in the end: with the murder of Thomas Beket. But where would the friendship have ended had the murder not occurred, had there been no death in the cathedral?
Psychic Skin Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Are you seeking an exciting set of short horror stories? Look no further, Psychic Skin Volume 1 will shock your senses and leave you wanting more. Never before told stories of nightmares, murders, revenge and mystery await you within.
The Crystal Spheres
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: 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 .