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Stories from July
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith decided to take his love for short fiction a step forward. In July of 2015, he wrote thirty-two short stories, one per day and one extra. Then, every day, he also wrote a short article about the writing of the story. Now the articles and stories combine into this major collection that also works as a master class on the art of storytelling.
Smith's Monthly #22
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,750. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Over one hundred thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twenty-second monthly volume the full and complete novel, Dead Money: A Doc Hill Thriller. Dead Money is a poker thriller, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and other features.
Circles and Wheels
You set the price! Words: 144,830. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This is a book of short stories. Everybody has a story. Everybody has a life. So do buildings. We think we see buildings, we think we see people and we think we know them. But we don't. Not really. We see what we want to see. What actually goes on inside- kidnapping, murder, love, death, betrayal, unwashed dishes, parties crashed by homeless men, drag queens leaving home hatless - would shock you.
"Action In Motion" and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In these stories keeping someone’s location secret is critical to someone else’s plans. Kidnappers hide their victim by riding the subways with him as their demands are considered. A man murdered by a drug gang testifies against them. A foreign dictator is thwarted by hiding the diplomat he wants to kill. Someone uses his bank safe deposit box to kill a man - then gets copycat payback.
Michael Shaara: The Collected Short Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara published many short stories during his early career before getting his first novel published. He wrote science fiction stories for pulp magazines with names like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe, but also domestic dramas and humorous stories for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook, McCall's and The Saturday Evening Post, and even one for Playboy.
"Funny Fungal Diplomacy" and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Diverse fictional adventures with funny bones. A diplomat’s sudden great weight gain puts her mission in danger. A woman being hassled using look-alikes plays the same game. What might be a boulder - or a spaceship - flies away and the chase it on. The military and industry are interested in what might be a virus that makes clothing dance on its own.
Qualcosa non ha funzionato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: Italian. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Che bella sarebbe la vita se tutto funzionasse a dovere. Invece in questi racconti non funziona nulla: assassini sfortunati, travet impazziti, guaritori approfittatori, spasimanti inadeguati. I protagonisti sono le prime vittime di loro stessi. Tredici storie dai risvolti grotteschi, velati da sottile sarcasmo e ironici riferimenti a vicende note e meno note.
"A Simple Defense" And Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,330. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four novellas about: A Beast that can’t survive in visible form in the light; A creature that awakens every 150 years to feed and learn to pass as human; That the how-to directions for calling up monsters from other dimensions don’t tell how to then control them; and people partying and then dying as they most feared they would.
Newspaper Gypsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The career of a newspaper journalist told as a series of short stories, each more fascinating than the one before. This saga of a reporter’s career is real enough to be true. A roman à clef? A memoir? Never mind, just let former newspaper gypsy Bill Burkett tell you his stories.
Mad Dog Summer & Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Joe Lansdale returns with his characteristic dark take on the horrors that lurk beneath the surface of mundane life in this collection of short stories and novellas. Originally available only in limited-edition hardcover, these tales run the gamut from devilish fantasy to twisted courtroom drama to vampire-robot western.
Stories from Lone Moon Creek
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,560. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Lone Moon Creek brings stories of hearth and home, filled with characters from all cultures and races. Some lead tragic, yet beautiful lives; some lead others astray. Some fight internal battles, only to be saved by unusual circumstances and beliefs. The literary, conversational tales provide profound messages to the open-hearted. But overall, the hand of is God working, in His mysterious ways.
Nine 'Til 9
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 106,300. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A collection of nine stories revolving around the thriller genre. Action, suspense, mystery, horror, adventure, and much more.
Raccolta di Storie Sci-Fi - Pack 2
Series: Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI, Pack 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,090. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Raccolta di Storie Sci-Fi - Pack 2 contiene le seguenti novelette e novelle di fantascienza precedentemente pubblicate: 07. Il Bibliotecario. 08. Float City. 09. L’Isola dell’Oblio. 010. La Macchina del Perdono. 011. Art.Hu.R. 012. Figmento. E’ una collezione di circa 118.000 parole.
Collected Sci-Fi Stories - Pack 2
Series: Collected SCI-FI STORIES, Pack 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Collected Sci-Fi Stories – Pack 2 contains the following previously released science fiction novelettes and novellas: 07. The Librarian. 08. Float City. 09. Oblivion Island. 10. The Forgiveness Machine. 11. Art.Hu.R. 12. Figment. This collection is about 119,000 words.
Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated
Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #2. Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 118,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » War
After reading War & Peace, Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with the war, adventure, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature. Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, "Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated."
Absent Company
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
ABSENT COMPANY collects two of Steve Rasnic Tem’s early books of ghostly, supernatural tales: the 33 stories in The Far Side of the Lake combined with his haunting exploration of the intersection of reality and delusion, the novelette Among the Living. “It’s not uncommon to believe yourself awake when you are, in fact, sleeping. Far less common is to believe yourself sleeping when you are awake."
Racers of the Night
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Racing at the Speed of Night . . . twelve terrific science fiction stories from award-winner Brad R. Torgersen
The Color of Bone - A Collection of Horror Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,190. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Listen carefully..to the sigh of the wind at your window, to the sound of an unexpected cry in the night, to the scratch of nails at your doorway. Under a rind of moon, see the shadowed face watching your window as both of your gazes meet. A darkly compelling collection.
Last Year, When We Were Young
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
Last Year, When We Were Young brings together 16 tales that defy conventions of genre and style, every one with an edge sharper than a razor and darker than a night on Neptune. From the darkly hilarious "All the Clowns in Clowntown" to the heart-breaking and disturbing title story, this debut collection from multi-award nominated author and illustrator Andrew J McKiernan pulls no punches.
Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated
Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" branded Tolstoy as one of the greatest writers in modern history. Few, however, have read his wonderful short stories. Now, in one collection, are the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy, which give a snapshot of Russia and its people in the late nineteenth century. A fine introduction is given by Andrew Barger. Annotations are also included.