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A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
From nihilistic elves to tortured snowmen and cursed gifts, A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories explores a different side to the holidays. These five tales will take you from the North Pole to an empty shopping mall on Christmas Eve, and even through the dark depths of the US Postal System. Whether you love the holidays or hate them, this is our gift to you.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino
Women and Monsters - Free Edition
Price: Free! Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This sampler of a collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
"Weirder Than Weird" 18 Bizarre Tales From a Disturbed Mind
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If you love quirky and dark short stories but have become discouraged over the lack of originality these days then "Weirder Than Weird" will renew your faith! "Weirder Than Weird" is chock full of dark and creepy tales that will leave you wanting more and also wondering about the authors sanity.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.
Ken's Tale & the Peterson Dilemma - Desperate Prequels
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Ken Dahlgren watched the economy tumble. He knows the end is near. He and his wife plan for an economic cataclysm and stock their lake home with necessities. What Ken lacks are the guns to protect himself and Patty from the unknown. The search costs him dearly. The second story is about the rich Peterson clan, the moment after they realize they stayed in the city too long. Death is at their door.
PsychoHead Fiction Book One
Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short fiction; psycho-horror, supernatural, fantasy and psychotic behaviour.
A Peculiar Collection
Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
From best-selling author Lisa Hinsley comes this peculiar collection of short stories with dark themes.
Romance, Crime, Good Food: The Kathleen Valentine Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
From Kathleen Valentine, author of the Amazon Top Ten Bestselling horror/psychological thriller, “The Crazy Old Lady In The Attic”, this sampler contains four complete short stories, two full essays from her Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook/memoir, plus eight recipes in their entirety. Each story is complete, not a partial sample.
Tales of Ancient Rome Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish. The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st.
Night Strike
Price: Free! Words: 90,570. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of thirteen short stories, featuring favorites like Mason Stone and the dynamic duo of Nick Jones and Corrie Albiston as well as one off shorts that date back to the earliest reaches of his writing. Now expanded with full notes and a proper table of contents.
The Boy Who Drew In The Mud and other parables
Price: Free! Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short parables and poems, each with a purpose to purvey an overarching moral. For those who love Aesop's Fables and Grimm's Fairy Tales, these original stories continue the aged tradition of meaningful stories for both the young and old.
When Time Was
Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Time Was brings memories of when time was simple, exciting and fun; a time when a day was a day long. But as we grow older, time does change. Life molds and shapes us from those times when time was. This is a collection of enjoyable stories to read. A time when times have changed and we wanted them to stay the same.
For The Love Of God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
For intelligent, literate Christians who dislike the bombast and apocalypticism of most religious fiction, and for Amiable Agnostics who occasionally feel the urge: Ten journeys in faith, replete with miracles, mysteries, gentle preachments, and the occasional what-if. Unlike other establishments, the doors of the church are never locked. All are welcome. All ye that labor, come unto Him!
DreamVision
Price: Free! Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories that will feed your imagination. These stories will introduce you to a world where things aren't quite as they seem. There is also a taste of poetry.
Where the Cloud Meets the Mountain and the Mountain Disappears
Price: Free! Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A free collection of contemporary and sf/fantasy short stories from author James Comins. In "The Soft Operative," a corporate saboteur kidnaps a genetically modified employee. In "Four Seasons of a Man," a Vietnam war vet's life is seen in four vignettes. In "Matt and Maggie," a punk couple live through a suicide attempt. Twenty stories and poems and poem-story-things.
Suitcase Tales
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A blend of quirky poetic tales containing real life issues that poke well beneath the surface of humanity. Dark humour. Poetic. Bordering on the absurd. Themes of control, paranoia, death, spiritualism, power, ignorance, poverty are portrayed through rich characterisation and strong imagery. A disturbing but sensuous read inspired by people watching at an airport.
Beneath The Skin
Price: Free! Words: 22,550. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Everyone has to live through an event which, whether they like it or not, defines who they are. This event may result in an extraordinary action or reveal an internal demon that has to be dealt with. Each story in this collection says, "this is who I really am" and asks, "what do I do now?"
Gulf Coast Stories
Price: Free! Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An exciting yet touching short story collection — page-turners illuminating the volatility of the human character in six different, literary shades of good and evil. Adventure, taboo sex, dysfunctional parents, murder, cargo theft, and fervid love — all in rarely seen locations with endearing characters who often live outside the law. Literary pulp fiction!
Thirty More Stories
Price: Free! Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Jenius Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Gil's second flash fiction anthology adds more spice to the mix, especially when it comes to time. (You'll see what that means.) From horror and science fiction to comedy and romance, dive into 30 stories you can read quickly anytime, anywhere.