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A Shade Too Young
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short stories for the ghost crowd. It doesn't matter how old you are, who you are, whether you're ready or not. Life, death, regret, love - they all hurt and they just come as fast and terrifying as a spider. These youngsters are finding ways to deal with their lots. Because there's no other option.
A Blood of Killers
Series: The Resurrection Cycle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,060. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Prolific horror author Houarner (The Oz Suite ) assembles a disturbing collection of 13 reprints and 12 originals.
The Angels of Life and Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From cyberpunk visions of post-human futures to traditional tales of alien encounter and time travel, what connects these tales are Brown's storytelling ability and his concern for the human element... eleven science fiction stories from two times winner of the BSFA short story award. "SF infused with a cosmopolitan and literary sensibility" - Paul McAuley
Snake Eyes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An isolated, drought-choked village. A starving community. When something big, red and inhuman crash-lands in a cabbage field, the villagers are divided: is this a scrumptious dragon for the barbecue or a toxic demon to be destroyed? Robert Johnson dreams of spiders, thousands of them. When he wakes, the true nightmare begins: a tube has been attached to his head – to everyone’s.
Monsters of L.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
In these pages you’ll find: Frankenstein, Dracula, Mr. Hyde, the Phantom, the Hunchback…all the silent ones and the first to find their voices are here, and they’re even presented in roughly the order in which they first appeared on a silver screen. The Haunted House of the ‘30s gives way to the Werewolf of the ‘40s, the Monsters of L.A. Creature of the ‘50s, and up to our boogeyman & zombie.
Inexplicable
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Living Books USA. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A collection of 12 compelling short stories of the supernatural, the paranormal and the plain inexplicable. [35,000 words] [BrE]
We Were Children
Price: Free! Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories with sharp edges and dark corners, 'We Were Children' is an experiment in genre and style from author Matthew Morgan. These tales range from a cemetery in Paris to an inner-city flat that won't let its tenant go, from a man with no memory of himself to a couple's complicated relationship with time.
Refuge: Tales from a Zombie Apocalypse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Anura Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
(5.00 from 1 review)
If the dead started to rise and attack the living, would you go running around with a shotgun, blowing off undead heads? Or would you just try to get on with life, as best you can? Refuge: Tales from a Zombie Apocalypse collects seven short stories about normal people living in extraordinary times - without the action-movie clichés. 23,825 words
Salt and Pepper Short Stories and Poems
Price: Free! Words: 45,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short Stories and poems. Humor ,young adult, ghost, romance, and thriller, these range across various genres. Salt 'n Pepper provides tasty reading snacks when there is no time for a full meal.
Along the Rim of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.
Since the Sky Blew Off - The Essential G. Wayne Miller Fiction - Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,830. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Dark explorations of alienation, madness, the afterlife and post-apocalyptic existence in this first volume of the collected short stories of G. Wayne Miller. Best-known for his critically acclaimed non-fiction books (King of Hearts, Toy Wars, etc.) and documentary films (Behind the Hedgerow, etc.), Miller confirms his passion for fiction in these ten provocative tales.
Call Of The Meadowlark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Call Of The Meadowlark is a compilation of short stories. Come enjoy thrillers, humor, satire, outdoor adventure, a touch of horror, and a flavor of poetry. The imagination is a window to the world. The question is which.
Prowler: Three Haunting Tales
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Three stories tied to a single place of pain. The trailer that symbolizes one man's dashed hopes; the trailer that embodies the torture of one man's abuse; and the trailer that transports a man through time, giving him a most unusual chance to change his destiny. Beware the prowler. It will change your life.
Space and Waste, Anthology #1
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six stories involving inner space, outer space, and even one about garbage just for the fun of it. Stories of space and carpenters, genetically modified humans, Earth of the future with their own unique work ethics, space races, and even witches and black holes. 53,800 Words in six stories and novelettes. Also included in Anthology #3 (ISBN# 9781476122038)
Looking For Futures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Science fiction short stories from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Set on or near a future Earth, a collection of tales military, mystery, and the bizarre that may lie ahead. We know the past. Now we're looking for futures.
Ghosts and Legends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of fantasy stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. From King Arthur's court to modern New Hampshire, from the high seas to high society, join us as we speak Ghosts and Legends.
The Electric Jungle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"From the jungle's rich decay he is coaxing his own pale shoots of hope...Somewhere in there, waiting for him to discover it, lies the biochemical basis of happiness." These powerful stories tear the veil from a fascinating world which touches us all - although we often try to shut it out. They blaze a trail not only into the real jungle of the title novella, but the chemical jungle of the brain.
My Governor's House & other stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
A collection of writings from author Josh Karaczewski, including the Pushcart Prize nominated titular story. Through mostly short stories, you will meet a homecoming warrior defeated by housework, a lonely debut author impatient for recognition, a son losing a boyfriend because of his mother, the thoughts of someone who falls from great heights to the ground on purpose, and much more.
Faceless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A panhandler, an alcoholic mother, a lawyer behind the wheel of a bucket truck, a state trooper who despises women, a presidential candidate fond on social media, a coroner with a new set of scalpels, and a star maker with the latest technology. All in a mosaic, or better an orgy of life stories taped and narrated by the author himself.
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.