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Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author

A Fly in the Ointment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018 by Storm Cloud Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Urban
When things seem to be going smoothly, life throws you a curve ball. Life is hard enough to negotiate. Just when you think you have it figured out, something gets in your way. Some irritating little (or possibly large) thing that refuses to be ignored and spoils your plans. A collection of short stories that cover the ups and downs of life – with some unusual and unexpected outcomes.
Tourism for Broken Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The seven stories in Tourism for Broken Hearts examine the toll travel takes on relationships. In "The Night Cat" a young tourist experiments with graffiti. Marriages are tested in "Second Honeymoon," "Circling the Drain," and "Dead End." "Tourism for Broken Hearts" mark the end of relationships. "The Baths" and "Six Hours in Santorini," explore the sexuality of suburban soccer mom
Crónicas de um Planeta Que Era Azul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Uma colecção de histórias curtas que procuram enquadrar a posição do homem no mundo que nos rodeia.
Shadows of Revenge
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,800. Language: British English. Published: August 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When betrayal comes calling at Morwenna Malerby's door, she makes a deadly vow that sets a dangerous wheel in motion. Nothing is as it seems in these 13 tales of revenge where horror lurks behind a locked door, a curious shop provides a peculiar speciality, a game of dice has lethal consequences, and life's threads can be severed in an instant
Geodes, Canyons, and Skies
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An evocative, emotional roller-coaster of a short story collection that reveals beauty in solitude, the warmth of happiness in a cold wind, and some sort of reason in the intricacies of a seemingly abstract world.
Things We Didn’t Ask For
Price: $1.99 $1.02 USD. (49% off until Dec. 15!) Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
This is a collection of six stories with the theme of "Things women worry about/things that women would be terrified by." From being forced to play house with a psychopath to being chased by zombies these stories run the gamut. I hope they horrify the reader as much as they horrified me as the writer. Please see the introduction/long description for a brief synopsis/CW for each piece.
A World of Deviant Behaviors: Harry Thresher
Series: Deviant Behaviors Side Stories. Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Detective Harry Thresher is the protector of the downtrodden and the champion of the abused. She will put her life on the line for yours without the blink of an eye. But there's more to her than meets the eye, and in these six stories, you'll find out what makes her tick - and twitch.
The Red Lantern
Price: Free! Words: 35,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A selection of six short stories about international crime, corruption and terrorism taken from five of the author’s full-length novels – An Old Spy Story, Whistleblower, Vendetta, An Honourable Fake and Bad Boys.
Dear Brother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A cold and wet autumn makes a visit to the graveyard uncomfortable for twenty-something years old Silas Stone. Nothing he notices. Not when more important matters are at hand. His brother had died with things still unresolved between them. Another great contemporary short story from Felicia Fredlund, author of At the Traffic Lights.
El último mejor lugar - SECUENCIAS NUEVAS
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,060. Language: Spanish. Published: August 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
El último mejor lugar - SECUENCIAS NUEVAS contiene tres relatos que recogen tres momentos importantes de la pareja protagonista, Patty y Troy. Se desarrollan con posterioridad al final de la novela, por lo que es recomendable respetar el orden de lectura; primero, El último mejor lugar, después, El último mejor lugar - SECUENCIAS NUEVAS.
La Bibliotecaria dalle Lunghe Gambe e altre 9 brevi storie
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: Italian. Published: August 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Piccole storie di ordinario quotidiano, di gente qualsiasi, anonima, in cui potreste ritrovare il vicino della porta accanto. Di quel tempo quando finiti i fasti della 'Milano da Bere' non erano però ancora incominciate le follie di smartphone, social e selfie e il massimo dello straniero era un 'terrone'.
Ovenbirds and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2018 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this disturbing and powerful, sometimes bitingly funny, short story collection, award-winning author Dorene O’Brien explores the disasters and misadventures that shape or distort lives — among them the plight of a young girl held captive in a remote cabin, an elderly woman bewildered by dementia, a man who takes antidepressants to placate his overly-anxious wife, and more.
Take a Chance & Other Stories of Starting Over
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book of short stories explores the chances taken when life changes pushing the characters to start over.
1st Anthology of Horror: Wendigos And Other Atrocities
You set the price! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2018 by Xinoeph. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Gay Wendigos, time-travelling Ruskies, Cows, mind-altering Nazis, and post-apocalyptic Mutants. You'll find all that.
Histories of the Dead and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2018 by All Due Respect Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
HISTORIES OF THE DEAD AND OTHER STORIES, a striking collection of noir by Math Bird.
A Matter of Tea and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Other than the lead story, A Matter of Tea, the other stories include: The Dragon of Torigoe, The Floating World, Kamo Ike, From Chojagasaki Bay, Masakado's Revenge, The Man Called Monkey, The Stairway, A Voice from the Forest, The Rogues of Tokyo, Women of the Isles, When a Lovely Flame Dies, and Wings and a Prayer. Indulge yourself in classic Japanese stories of legend.
Mrs. Parsley: The Cat on the Mantle and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"People who'd read Mrs. Parsley Makes a Delivery demanded more stories," author Julian Padowicz explains. Mrs. Parsley is a good witch. Only a tiny percentage of witches are actually evil, she says, but they, unfortunately, get most of the publicity. She, herself, uses her limited magical powers to help Santa, the Tooth Fairy, and the various fairy godmothers, when they get overloaded.
Moments in Time - 22 Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,300. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A little Romance, a little humor, a twist of Twilight Zone and a splash of vampires, Elise Skidmore’s stories deliver rich tales of a wide range of memorable characters, served up in bite sized pieces. Don’t have time to read a novel? Snack on these delightfully unpredictable tales!
Short of a Picnic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
12 short stories about 12 different characters grappling with varied forms of mental illness. At turns sensitive, scary, humorous, intense, and provocative, Eric Shapiro's "Short of a Picnic" tours the landscape of troubled minds in contemporary culture.
The Artifacts
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories, THE ART OF FACTS, is comprised of three tales to guide you through the mysterious relationship between humanity and the divine forces of spirit, love and lust.