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Foreign Ways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Travel broadens the mind, the saying goes. But sometimes there’s a price to pay. In these three stories, set in Latin America, travelers discover that unfamiliar ways can lead to lethal consequences.
The City of All-Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Bartolamus the Sorcerer is dying, and his apprentice approaches his bedside with a silver whistle in his right hand and a tarnished bell in his left. The wizard shares his history and his plans for one last quest, and the worldview of his young apprentice shifts violently as a result. Learn more about the weird City of All-Worlds and the portal at its center in this fantasy novelette.
Jump to Conclusion
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A traffic incident is causing a traffic backup on a Rhode Island Bridge. One down on her luck woman thinks she has deduced the reason, as does a man stricken with road rage, but the truth may be sometihng all together different. More at www.banocanut.com
Blood & Gristle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,300. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
BLOOD & GRISTLE is a collection of twenty screwed up stories paired with twenty exquisite illustrations. It's about detachable children, and self worth, and hungry, hungry, garbage disposals. It's about boxes that shape destiny and Magic Eightballs that don't. So brace yourself, unplug the goopy gray of your brain, and get ready...things are about to get very, very messy.
The Black Ospreys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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The Black Ospreys were a war-time unit, created in the heart of the Dominion of Annagar at the behest of one of the Empire’s three Commanders. They did what the rest of the army couldn’t—or wouldn’t—do and their colors became the only ones feared by the Southerners. Framed by the events of the final battle in The Sun Sword, this is the story of the formation of the Black Ospreys.
Miss Otis regrets. And other short stories
You set the price! Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of contemporary short stories by Dieter Moitzi. Including "Miss Otis regrets (she's unable to lunch today)", a free interpretation of the famous Cole Porter-song. The story is set in the 19th century on a Carribean island and tells the most important moment in Miss Otis' life: the moment when she finally faces her existence and meets her destiny…
Four Stories About The Singularity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of four short-short, mostly humorous, stories about the Singularity, from four very different points of view.
Tank Farm Dynamo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Can a sci fi story alter the course of something ponderous, like the space program? Perhaps. "Tank Farm Dynamo" sure tried! What if we found the nerve, the spirit and daring to use every resource - including those that NASA simply threw away? An unabashedly old-fashioned hard SF story with science and technology as central, problem-solving players... plus a real twist.
Ooter's Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of 13 short stories by Karl El-Koura spanning a wide range of genres (including science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective fiction, military fiction, and superhero fiction) and a wide range of lengths (from the shortest story at 250 words to the longest at 7500 words).
Visiones del Abismo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
¿Qué ocurriría si un día descubrieses que el mundo que conoces es una ilusión, una mentira? ¿Y si tu mayor sueño se hiciera realidad para convertirse en tu peor pesadilla? ¿Cómo reaccionarías si presenciaras el fin del mundo? La respuesta a estas pregunta y muchas otras, las encontrarás en esta antología con los mejores relatos de Ramón Ramos.
In my dream
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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In my dream is a collection of five very short but also very different short stories which I have written over the last couple of years.
Futile Efforts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
"In this disturbing, often grotesque and ultimately mesmerizing collection, Piccirilli (The Cold Spot) reprints 17 stories and 45 poems. Although the star-studded introductions are a nice bonus, Piccirilli's stories are the selling point, and all are standouts..." Publisher's Weekly
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
Something and Other Stories
Series: Something ยท Romance. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » General
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Nine stories of romance and lost love including: Something, Softly, Summer Wind, Something Blue and Sexy Sadie.
Just Passing Through
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Biographical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a collection of writings: journeys, places, lovers and friends; a magic knife, a motorcycle journey across France, a friendly werewolf, an exile and quiet hero, a bear hunting Crow Indian etre bien dans sa peau, and a meditation on beauty and death.
Huntbrother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Rosdan Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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An old story: Girl who must marry for duty falls in love with boy who cannot fulfill that duty. The boy goes away to war, and war takes him; he never returns. But this story is slightly different. The boy was given leave to return, in the casement of his god’s flesh, and the girl, leave to spend one night with him. The night was glorious. The morning was terrible. And after? This story.
Eleven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Don’t think you have time to read anymore? Think again. Eleven is a flash fiction collection of twenty short stories all written in eleven sentences or less. Perfect for light and avid readers of short fiction. Longest story: 296 words. Shortest story: 121 words.
Sibling Rivalry and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories by Ann Summerville Sibling Rivalry - The air hung like a blanket — stifling, humid, constricting. No different from that day the fire started. London was trapped in a war and heat wave it was unprepared for. Heat and fear gripped my family and tempers flared.
Amy's Mama Drama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Tales of modern motherhood as told by a suburban drama queen, Amy's Mama Drama is for any mother or mother-to-be who needs to dispel the fear of failing with a little laughter. Got a binky stuck in your hair? Do you cry when you realize you have to take your kids with you to the grocery store? This book is here to remind you that you're not alone, and you will laugh about it all. Really. Soon.
a world of love and envy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Kathy Handley’s readers enter her debut collection and discover rich and unique pictures of longing and disappointment in broad landscapes from California to Boston to Ireland. The stories span decades. They are raw and real and not an imitation of reality but a portrait of it.