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Reality Check
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Do you ever get that sense of deja vu...a feeling that you've experienced something before? As computers get more and more complex, they are able to replicate the nature of reality in ever finer detail. How would we recognize if we were living in a computer simulation – a highly accurate world of virtual reality? Perhaps this isn't your first time...
The Amish versus the Mime
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » General
The epic battle between the feirce Amish and the brutal mime. Could a battle so intense have a clear victor? For more visit www.banocanut.com
February
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever thought about fruits? Now you can read about them. "February" is a collection of 29 drabbles inspired by fruits. One story for every day in February.
This Is Not the End
Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the voices of folk music, and a man discovers a life on a city bus that he’d never thought possible. Plus six more.
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
"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.
The Elevator Trilogy
Price: Free! Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Elevator Trilogy is 62 great short-short stories, about you and me, everyone of them like a little movie – for busy people who can really use a break now and then and don't have a lot of time to read.
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.
Where Sheep May Safely Graze
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The cat stared up at him as though it knew all about the entry and he was being tiresome about it. Then it proceeded to have a bath, the kind of cello-playing bath one feels obliged to look away from unless one knows the cat well. A collection of short (some very short) stories and poems, mostly about New Zealand, or cats, or sheep.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.